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Diagnosis Mishaps Top Pediatric Malpractice Claims

The types of malpractice claims involving children change over time, with infants under age 1 experiencing the highest severity injuries, a recent study found. Earlier research found medical errors involving hospitalized children ranged from 1.81 to 2.96 per 100 discharges, and children at highest risk included those with special medical needs or dependence on a… Read More »

Common anti-inflammatory could protect baby brains

Administering ibuprofen immediately after birth may reduce brain damage in tiny growth-restricted babies, University of Queensland researchers have found. The UQ Centre for Clinical Research’s Dr Julie Wixeysaid the drug could help reduce the incidence of serious long-term neurological problems in these babies. “It’s often difficult to diagnose babies at risk of being born too small during pregnancy,” Dr… Read More »

Hormone Replacement Therapy for Men: Types & More

Hormone Replacement Therapy: Definition When we talk about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in men, we’re talking about testosterone. A small amount of testosterone is produced in the adrenal glands, but for men the majority of testosterone is produced in the testicles. Testosterone has both physical and psychological benefits.1 Physically, the hormone has several functions for… Read More »