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Children born to ovarian hyperstimulated women may have impaired cardiac function

November 28, 2014

The children of ovarian hyperstimulated mothers may be at increased risk of cardiovascular dysfunction, according to recent findings.

In the retrospective cohort study, researchers evaluated 42 healthy Chinese children born to women with ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS). Thirty-four children were conceived through non-OHSS in vitro fertilization (IVF) and 48 were spontaneously conceived (SC); all were born between 2003 and 2007. Non-OHSS IVF and SC children were recruited from the same hospital and were matched for gestational age at delivery and birth weight. All children were aged 3 to 7 years.

Four regulatory news updates in ophthalmology

November 28, 2014
From late October through November, notable regulatory decisions were made by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the…
Judy Fonville, PhD In the Journals

Pre-emptively updating flu vaccine strains may improve effectiveness

November 28, 2014
Forestalling virus evolution with pre-emptive influenza vaccine updates may improve vaccine effectiveness in people who were previously exposed, according to…
Inflammation-based scores failed to predict HCC recurrence after liver transplant In the Journals

Inflammation-based scores failed to predict HCC recurrence after liver transplant

November 28, 2014
Multiple inflammation scores were not associated with an increased risk for hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence after liver transplantation, according to study data…
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Rapid Response: Real World Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy - Clinical Experience Beyond Pivotal Trials

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Management of retinal vascular diseases with anti-VEGF therapy has been well-established through large-scale trials…
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Getting Serious About Building Nursing Education Science

Journal of Nursing Education, December 2014, Volume 53 Issue 12
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VIDEO: Wound closure with new technologies

November 26, 2014
NEW YORK — At OSN New York, John A. Hovanesian, MD, discusses corneal wounds, leak rates and the challenges…
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