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Newswise: Hackensack University Medical Center Participated in Nationwide Study that Finds Three Medications are Safe and Effective in Treating Life-Threatening Seizures

Hackensack University Medical Center Participated in Nationwide Study that Finds Three Medications are Safe and Effective in Treating Life-Threatening Seizures

Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack University Medical Center researchers in Emergency Medicine participated in a nationwide study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in November 2019 that concluded that three drugs are equally safe and effective in treating patients with life-threatening seizures called Status Epilepticus (SE). The new study, Established Status Epilepticus Treatment Trial (ESETT), examined three medications commonly administered in the emergency department to treat SE – levetiracetam, fosphenytoin, and valproate – in order to learn which is most effective in treating patients.

Channels: All Journal News, Neuro, NEJM,

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16-Jan-2020 1:50 PM EST
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Newswise: The Center for Dentistry at Hackensack University Medical Center to Offer Free Dental Care through “Give Kids a Smile” Program

The Center for Dentistry at Hackensack University Medical Center to Offer Free Dental Care through “Give Kids a Smile” Program

Hackensack Meridian Health

The Center for Dentistry at Hackensack University Medical Center will be participating in the American Dental Association’s “Give Kids a Smile” program on Friday, February 7. Free preventive and restorative dental care will be offered to children ages 12 and younger by appointment only from 9:00am to 4:00pm at the Hillcrest Building, 60 Second Street, Hackensack.

Channels: Children's Health, Oral Health,

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16-Jan-2020 1:50 PM EST
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Newswise: Hackensack University Medical Center’s Hospital Earns the Most Certifications of Any Hospital in the Nation

Hackensack University Medical Center’s Hospital Earns the Most Certifications of Any Hospital in the Nation

Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center announced today that it earned its 28th The Joint Commission (TJC) Disease Specific Care (DSC) certification, marking the most certifications of any hospital in the nation. TJC awarded the Prematurity program at Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center with the DSC certification after a rigorous review process. Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital is the first hospital in the state of New Jersey to earn this esteemed designation.

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16-Jan-2020 12:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Sepsis Associated with 1 in 5 Deaths Globally, Double Previous Estimate
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Sepsis Associated with 1 in 5 Deaths Globally, Double Previous Estimate

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Twice as many people as previously believed are dying of sepsis worldwide, according to an analysis published today in The Lancet and announced at the Critical Care Reviews annual meeting in Belfast. Among them are a disproportionately high number of children in poor areas.

Channels: Children's Health, Healthcare, Infectious Diseases, Poverty, Public Health, All Journal News, Grant Funded News,

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14-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST
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Heart Cell Research Leads to Discovery That May Lead to Unreliable Data

American Physiological Society (APS)

Researchers studying proteins in heart cells have unexpectedly discovered that a common microscopy fluorescent protein carries reversible photobleaching properties. This phenomenon may lead to inaccurate or unreliable data.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Cell Biology, Heart Disease, All Journal News,

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16-Jan-2020 12:00 PM EST
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Research Shows That Older Patients with Untreated Sleep Apnea Need Greater Medical Care

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) found that the medical costs are substantially higher among older adults who go untreated for obstructive sleep apnea (OTA).

Channels: Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, Sleep, Healthcare, Seniors, All Journal News,

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16-Jan-2020 11:50 AM EST
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Newswise: Most Youths Surviving Opioid Overdose Not Getting Timely Treatment to Avoid Recurrence

Most Youths Surviving Opioid Overdose Not Getting Timely Treatment to Avoid Recurrence

Johns Hopkins Medicine

A study of more than 4 million Medicaid claims records during a recent seven-year period concludes that less than a third of the nearly 3,800 U.S. adolescents and young adults who experienced a nonfatal opioid overdose got timely (within 30 days) follow-up addiction treatment to curb or prevent future misuse and reduce the risk of a second overdose.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Pharmaceuticals, Children's Health, JAMA,

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16-Jan-2020 11:00 AM EST
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与中国携手改进高危型白血病的疗法

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

一项合作临床试验得出了如何使用靶向疗法治疗费城染色体导致的白血病的最新重要发现。

Channels: Cancer, Children's Health, JAMA, All Journal News,

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15-Jan-2020 10:45 AM EST
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Newswise: Zika Virus’ Key into Brain Cells ID’d, Leveraged to Block Infection and Kill Cancer Cells
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Zika Virus’ Key into Brain Cells ID’d, Leveraged to Block Infection and Kill Cancer Cells

University of California San Diego Health

Two different UC San Diego research teams identified the same molecule — αvβ5 integrin — as Zika virus’ key to brain cell entry. They found ways to take advantage of the integrin to both block Zika virus from infecting cells and turn it into something good: a way to shrink brain cancer stem cells.

Channels: Cancer, Cell Biology, Children's Health, Healthcare, Infectious Diseases, OBGYN, Stem Cells, Vaccines, Zika Virus, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Cell (journal), All Journal News,

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14-Jan-2020 3:35 PM EST
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