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Magnesium improves safety, effectiveness of ibutilide for AF conversion

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Cardioversion of atrial fibrillation or flutter to sinus rhythm using ibutilide is more successful and less likely to trigger torsades de pointes when high-dose magnesium sulfate is infused before and immediately after ibutilide administration, Greek cardiologists report....

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At-home nasal midazolam effective for terminating pediatric epileptic seizures

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Epileptic seizures in children can be terminated at home just as well with intranasal midazolam as with rectal diazepam, a comparison study shows. “The bottom line is that intranasal midazolam using the Mucosal Atomization Device (nasal spray device) is a good alternative...

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Post-exercise nocturnal hypoglycemia preventable in pediatric type 1 diabetes

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – For children with type 1 diabetes being treated with an insulin pump, lowering the basal insulin rate after exercise reduces the occurrence of nighttime hypoglycemia, a University of Colorado study shows. Dr. H. Peter Chase and colleagues studied 16 young diabetic patients,...