CPR quality impacts survival in in-hospital cardiac arrest

For patients with in-hospital cardiac arrest, the number of pauses greater than 10 seconds during resuscitation impacts survival, according to a study recently published in AACN Advanced Critical Care. Roberta Kaplow, Ph.D., from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, and colleagues examined the association between patient survival of in-hospital cardiac arrest and adherence to resuscitation guidelines […]

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High-risk gene for neurodevelopmental disorders linked to sleep problems in flies

The mutation of a gene that has been associated with neurodevelopmental disorders like autism spectrum disorder led to marked sleep disturbances in fruit flies, according to a new study from scientists in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The findings, published Wednesday in Science Advances, provide further evidence that sleep is […]

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Cancer pain: Relief is possible

Not everyone with cancer has cancer pain, but some do. If you have cancer that’s spread or recurred, your chance of having pain is higher. Cancer pain takes many forms. It can be dull, achy, sharp or burning. It can be constant, intermittent, mild, moderate or severe. How much pain you feel depends on a […]

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