News tagged with intensive care unit

Lactate shuttle may fuel the injured brain

The same fundamental biological mechanism that helps athletes develop endurance on a treadmill may someday be tapped into by doctors in intensive care units to save and improve the lives of patients with traumatic brain injuries, ...

dateNov 24, 2010 in Medical research
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Even the sickest babies benefit from breast-feeding

Pediatric researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia describe a successful program in which nurses helped mothers attain high rates of breast-feeding in very sick babies--newborns with complex birth defects requiring ...

dateOct 27, 2010 in Health
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