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Does Prepregnancy Asthma Increase Central Nervous System Defect Risk in Offspring?

January 30, 2019 Share this content: Offspring had an increased risk for neural and nonneural tube defects if the mother had asthma that resolved prior to pregnancy or had asthma during pregnancy, respectively. Asthma in childhood is associated with a future risk for certain types of central nervous system (CNS) defects in offspring, even if… Read More »

Measles warning: New York in 'largest outbreak of recent history' – is the UK at risk?

Measles is a highly contagious viral infection that can lead to some deadly complications, warned the NHS. The infection caused around 110,000 deaths around the world in 2017 – mainly children under five years old. New York state is currently in the middle of a measles outbreak that started in September. At least 160 people… Read More »

Arcadia.io to debut risk capture app at HIMSS19

At the upcoming HIMSS19 Global Conference & Exhibition, health IT vendor Arcadia.io will introduce the Arcadia Health Risk Assessment, what the company describes as a smart annual wellness visit application for accurate risk capture. “Accurate risk capture is vital to success in risk-based contracts, determining whether an organization will have enough funding to sustain its… Read More »