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   New model for late-onset sepsis explores potential treatments for neonatal infectionNew model for late-onset sepsis explores potential treatments for neonatal infection
 
Extremely premature infants are at risk for life-threatening infections that spread into their bodies from the intestine. Infections after the first three days of life are called late-onset sepsis, or LOS.
 
   Stem cells do help restore heart function – but in a different wayStem cells do help restore heart function – but in a different way
 
A new study published in the journal Nature shows that stem cells do work well to repair the damaged heart – but in an entirely different manner than was originally supposed. The study shows that stem cells, whether living or dead, when injected into the area of damage in the heart in mice, activate an intense acute inflammation.
 
 Targeting molecular mechanisms could be beneficial in diabetic wound care
 
Targeting molecular mechanisms could be beneficial in diabetic wound careWhen our skin is damaged, a whole set of biological processes springs into action to heal the wound. Now, researchers from the VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research have shown that one of the molecules involved in this, HMGB1, slows down wound healing.
 
 
 Study finds increase in pediatric palliative care involvement for children with VADs
 
Study finds increase in pediatric palliative care involvement for children with VADsAt the study hospital, pediatric palliative care (PPC) involvement for children with VADs has sharply increased in recent years, according to the new research by Christopher Knoll, MD, and colleagues of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, Palo Alto, Calif.
 
 
 Trial comparing three drugs for status epilepticus
 
Trial comparing three drugs for status epilepticusStatus epilepticus is a condition that is characterized by repeated seizures and is a medical emergency. Treatment is usually with a Benzodiazepine such as Diazepam or Lorazepam etc. There have been not any studies that look at the comparative benefit of drugs that could be prescribed for those who do not respond to the benzodiazepines.
 
 
 Coping with (power) loss: California’s hospitals, clinics, patients face new reality
 
Coping with (power) loss: California’s hospitals, clinics, patients face new realityWe all know that when the power goes out, refrigerators, heaters and air conditioners stop running. Homes go dark, and desktop computers shut down.
 
 
 AI helps predict high mortality risk in patients with traumatic brain injury
 
AI helps predict high mortality risk in patients with traumatic brain injuryA new study from Helsinki University, published in the journal Scientific Reportson November 27, 2019, shows the application of an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to predict the risk of acute death following severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).