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Lumbar puncture not always needed with bulging fontanelle in febrile infants

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Lumbar puncture is not necessary in febrile infants with a bulging fontanelle, provided that they appear well and that laboratory and imaging studies yield no evidence of bacterial disease, according to a report in the...

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Diagnostic criteria for acute lung injury may be too stringent

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Given that arterial lines are used less frequently in pediatric ICUs these days, the criteria for diagnosis of acute lung injury are less often available, making it extremely difficult to conduct randomized controlled trials...

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Migraine is linked with endothelial dysfunction

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Biomarkers of endothelial dysfunction are elevated in premenopausal women with migraine, which may help to explain the link between migraine and strokes, according to a paper in the September issue of Stroke. A second...