National group publishes approach to improve pediatric sepsis surveillance

BOSTON- Sepsis is a major public health problem, contributing to substantial disability, death, and healthcare costs in the United States among both adults and children. Though sepsis is the focus of worldwide prevention and quality improvement efforts, tracking sepsis rates and outcomes is challenging because a definitive diagnostic test does not yet exist. Sepsis is…

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NewPneu, a cost-effective system for diagnosing childhood pneumonia in low-res

Oakville, Ontario: A device designed by a team of faculty and student researchers at Sheridan’s Centre for Mobile Innovation (CMI) has the potential to impact the diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia – a significant cause of death for children worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. NewPneu is a mobile health solution that’s cost-effective, portable, easy…

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Loyola launches study on pelvic floor dysfunction in female athletes

MAYWOOD, IL – A multidisciplinary team at Loyola Medicine is launching a clinical research study to determine the most prevalent factors impacting young women’s pelvic health. The study, which includes a team of researchers in Urogynecology, epidemiology and public health, urology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, sports medicine and biostatistics, will be investigating how sports participation,…

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Can’t Afford a Shopping Spree at Cartier? This Book Is the Next Best Thing

THE CARTIERSThe Untold Story Behind the Jewelry EmpireBy Francesca Cartier Brickell By Sadie Stein “Family came first,” Francesca Cartier Brickell’s grandfather tells her of the family’s jewelry empire. Although the Cartier family retained the business for four generations, the author didn’t grow up steeped in its history. She wasn’t even particularly interested until she came…

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