Pediatricians routinely advise parents of children who snore regularly and have sleepiness, fatigue or other symptoms consistent with sleep disordered breathing, to get a sleep study; this can help determine whether their child has obstructive sleep apnea, which is often treated with surgery to remove the tonsils and adenoids (adenotonsillectomy). Often pediatricians make surgery recommendations based on the results of this sleep study.
Study questions routine sleep studies to evaluate snoring in children
Heart attack, which is known to be the leading cause of death worldwide, can lead to a lasting damage to heart muscle. A new study found that Vitamin E can help in preventing muscle damage after heart attack.
Vitamin E good for human health
A California man has become the seventh person to die from a vaping-related illness in the US.
California man dies in seventh vaping-related illness
A new article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) shows an association between African American parents/guardians who have experienced the chronic stress associated with exposure to racism and poor asthma control in their young children.
Racism a factor in asthma control for young African-American children
A drug used to treat enlarged prostates may be a powerful medicine against Parkinson's disease, according to an international team of scientists.
Prostate drug may slow Parkinson's disease
US physicians are increasingly ordering medications for children for conditions that are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration, according to a Rutgers study.
Study finds rise in off-label medication orders for children
Women who take paracetamol while pregnant risk having children with behavior problems, a study suggests.
Pregnant women taking paracetamol risk a child with behavioral problems: Study
A drug commonly used to manage symptoms of Alzheimer disease and other dementias — donepezil — is associated with a two-fold higher risk of hospital admission for rhabdomyolysis, a painful condition of muscle breakdown, compared with several other cholinesterase inhibitors, found a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Commonly used drug for Alzheimer's disease doubles risk of hospitalization
Achieving a sense of balance between work and personal life has now become a challenge and the imbalance somewhere leads to stress for which the mind and body pay the price.
What is workplace burnout and how can it be prevented?
The number of dengue cases in Malaysia this year increased drastically by 81.8 percent compared to last year, with 93,344 cases recorded from January until Sept. 7, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said.
Staggering 81.8% increase in dengue cases in Malaysia

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