House Call: Condition common in babies can have underlying cause
If you have had a baby, it is possible that your newborn developed hyperbilirubinemia. The most noticeable symptom is jaundice, yellowish skin, caused when there is enough bilirubin in the blood that it starts to accumulate in other parts of the body ...
The Spokesman Review - Mon, 10 Aug 2015 23:56

ADHD and Developmental Speech/Language Disorders in Late Preterm, Early Term ...
It is well known that late preterm infants (LPI) have increased rates of short-term morbidities, including hypoglycemia, infection, respiratory distress syndrome, feeding difficulties and hyperbilirubinemia. The rates of long-term neurodevelopmental ...
Medscape - Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:18

Balance caution with necessity when prescribing dermatology drugs in pregnancy
They shouldn't be used after that, as they can cause anemia, hyperbilirubinemia, and kernicterus. Tetracycline can be used up to 14 weeks' gestation but not after that, because of the risks of bone growth inhibition and tooth discoloration in the ...
Family Practice News Digital Network - Wed, 02 Sep 2015 17:22

New Analyses from the IMPROVE-IT Study with VYTORIN® (ezetimibe and simvastatin)
If serious liver injury with clinical symptoms and/or hyperbilirubinemia or jaundice occurs during treatment, therapy should be interrupted promptly and not restarted unless an alternate etiology is found. Increases in HbA1c and fasting serum glucose ...
MarketWatch - Tue, 01 Sep 2015 05:56



Review of Bili QuikCalc, a “Quik” app for managing hyperbilirubinemia
A few weeks ago we reviewed the pediatric hyperbilirubinemia app, Jaundice. Since I completed that review, I noticed that the author of one of my favorite pediatric apps, Pedi QuikCalc by Dr Kent Bonney, had recently released his own hyperbilirubinemia ...
iMedicalApps - Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:45

UGT1A1 gene mutations and neonatal hyperbilirubinemia in Guangxi Heiyi Zhuang ...
Uridine diphosphoglucuronate-glucuronosyltransferase 1A1 (UGT1A1) gene mutation was shown to be responsible for neonatal hyperbilirubinemia. This study aimed to investigate whether UGT1A1 gene mutation is associated with neonatal ...
Nature.com - Wed, 22 Jul 2015 08:56



Review of Jaundice app, a calculator for managing Hyperbilirubinemia
Since Bhutani, Johnson and Sivieri's landmark article in 1999 on the predictive ability of a predischarge serum bilirubin level for hyperbilirubinemia, providers have shifted from the traditional physical exam (which has been proven unreliable) to ...
iMedicalApps - Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:11



A novel mutation in the β-spectrin gene causes the activation of a cryptic 5 ...
The propositus was a 1-month-old female baby who presented moderately severe hemolytic anemia with hyperbilirubinemia and spherocytes in the peripheral blood smear. In particular, her hemoglobin level was 7.8 g/dl, with a reticulocyte count of 15% and ...
Nature.com - Thu, 27 Aug 2015 04:36


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