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Omega-3s can cut premature births: study

Increased intake of omega-3 fats during pregnancy can reduce the risk of premature birth, new research has found. Conducted by the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute with Adelaide’s Women’s and Children’s Hospital and the University of Adelaide, the study shows daily omega-3 supplementation can cut the risk of birth before 37 weeks by… Read More »

MRI Used to Study How Beatboxers Make Sounds

November 9th, 2018 Editors ENT, Neurology, Radiology Beatboxers can make some pretty wild sounds, from deep bass thumps to snare drum cracks. How they do it is very much a mystery because the vocal chords and everything around them is hidden behind layers of tissue. Researchers at University of Southern California are using an MRI scanner… Read More »

Study highlights role of EHRs in pediatric medication errors

Dive Brief: Prescribing medications for kids requires unique considerations such as lower body weight, which could lead even small errors to cause patient harm. Yet little is known about how EHR usability issues affect medication errors, a new Health Affairs study says. Raj Ratwani of MedStar Health’s National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare and other… Read More »