Getting Help With Non-Hemolytic Hyperbilirubinemia.
Hyperbilirubinemia remains a challenge for all who care for newborns. Despite the wonders of transcutaneous bilirubin (TcB) measures, when the TcB is high (and we can debate exactly which number is the trigger) a blood level is likely appropriate.2,3 ...
AAP News - Wed, 11 Nov 2015 08:30

Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia: Study Identifies Risk Profile
A set of maternal and obstetric risk factors readily available at birth predicts a greater than 100-fold variation in the incidence of nonhemolytic neonatal hyperbilirubinemia, according to a large population-based study published online November 9 in ...
Medscape - Mon, 09 Nov 2015 03:32

Jaundice, phototherapy and DNA damage in full-term neonates
Hyperbilirubinemia is a common medical diagnosis in neonates and is the leading cause of hospital readmissions. Treatment of unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia primarily relies on the use of phototherapy; light changes the structure of bilirubin molecule ... - Thu, 19 Nov 2015 05:52

Soy Protein Shows Benefit in Gestational Diabetes
Authors believe that soy protein consumption in women with GDM significantly improves the glucose measures, triglycerides and biomarkers of oxidative stress, in addition to reductions in the incidence of newborn hyperbilirubinemia and hospitalizations.
Diabetes In Control - Fri, 20 Nov 2015 14:30

Baxalta Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for Use of ONCASPAR (pegaspargase) in ...
The most common adverse reactions with ONCASPAR (≥2%) are allergic reactions (including anaphylaxis), hyperglycemia, pancreatitis, central nervous system (CNS) events, thrombosis, coagulopathy, hyperbilirubinemia, and elevated transaminases.
Business Wire (press release) - Mon, 23 Nov 2015 03:37

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

Filtered Sunlight is Safe and Noninferior to Phototherapy in Neonatal ...
A study in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that the use of filtered sunlight for phototherapy is both safe and noninferior to conventional phototherapy for the treatment of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia. The finding is important, both ...
MD Magazine - Wed, 07 Oct 2015 07:37

Testing Checkpoint Inhibitors in Brain Cancer Requires Careful AE Management
Immunotherapies continue to be studied and approved across multiple tumor types, among them, malignancies of the central nervous system. This is welcome news for patients with these hard-to-treat tumors, but as the agents become available for clinical ...
OncLive - Fri, 20 Nov 2015 11:22

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