Wednesday, February 27, 2019

A multinational study: Socioeconomic status and disability progression in multiple sclerosis

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190222204227.htm

http://n.neurology.org/content/early/2019/02/22/WNL.0000000000007190

Machine learning algorithm was able to sort children with arthritis into seven distinct types of disease according to the location of painful joints in the body in a way that was predictive of disease outcome. This will help physicians to better tailor treatment so that patients who are more likely to develop milder form of disease can be spared medications that can have serious side effects.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190226144310.htm

By integrating the methods and techniques of economics and psychology, an inventive framework reveals how rising economic inequality can weaken the motivating belief that achieving socioeconomic success is possible, which reduces the likelihood that young people from low socioeconomic status backgrounds will engage in behaviors that could improve their chances of upward mobility. Based on this interdisciplinary approach, policy recommendations that would advance mobility opportunities are proposed.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190226155008.htm

Infants exposed to antenatal corticosteroid therapy (ACT) to accelerate lung maturation have a clinically significant reduction in birth size, according to a new of study of 278,508 births.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190226144347.htm

Children who grow up with greener surroundings have up to 55 percent less risk of developing various mental disorders later in life. This is shown by a new study emphasizing the need for designing green and healthy cities for the future.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190226112426.htm

Maternal smoking during pregnancy increases risk of ADHD among offspring up to 3-fold

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190226112339.htm

In a recent study, 38 percent of patients discharged from the emergency department had at least one drug interaction resulting from a newly prescribed medicine. The study identified the most common prescription drug combinations that may result in a negative interaction.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190226112243.htm

Exploring New Forms of 'Social-Based' Medicinal Prescriptions

http://www.wkms.org/post/exploring-new-forms-social-based-medicinal-prescriptions

Worldwide estimates suggest that nearly 1 in 2 children with cancer are left undiagnosed and untreated

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190226184140.htm