Compared to sustained inflations for extremely premature infants, standard treatment prevails

Related video Preterm infants must establish regular breathing patterns at delivery. For extremely preterm infants requiring resuscitation at birth, a ventilation strategy involving two sustained inflations, compared with standard intermittent positive pressure ventilation, did not reduce the risk of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) or death at 36 weeks postmenstrual age. Researchers compared the two methods in […]

Bacterial contamination in household and office building tap water

Related video Water is a source of concern for disseminating the bacteria Legionella pneumophila and Mycobacterium avium, which cause lung disease (legionellosis and pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterium disease, respectively). A new Journal of Applied Microbiology study has examined the presence of these microbes in tap water from residences and office buildings across the United States. The […]

What to know about a blood clot behind the knee

Related video What is popliteal vein thrombosis? Symptoms Causes and risk factors Diagnosis Ultrasound CT scan D-dimer test Treatment Anticoagulants Vena cava filters Thrombolytic therapy Compression stockings Complications Prevention Summary A blood clot behind the knee is a type of venous thromboembolism. It is a serious condition that can lead to life-threatening complications, such as […]

The T2B Infrastructure Center for Respiratory Disease set to enter into the final phase

Related video The Korea Institute of Toxicology (KIT┬ĚChief Dr. Song, Chang-woo) National Center for Efficacy Evaluation of Respiratory Disease Product (NCER┬ĚChief Dr. Lee, Kyu-hong) obtained on January 10 the final decision from the Ministry of Health and Welfare that the T2B Infrastructure Center for Respiratory Disease would enter into the final phase (second phase) with […]