Ophthalmologists Should Be Prepared for Life-Threatening Reactions During Retinopathy of Prematurity Screening, Cautions a Case Report Published in the Journal of AAPOS
San Francisco, CA, April 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Eyedrops administered to infants as part of routine outpatient retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) screening can have life-threatening consequences. A case report published in the current issue of the Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) describes cardiopulmonary arrest in a 27-week-old infant following administration of three sets of cyclopentolate 0.2%/phenylephrine 1% (Cyclomydril) eyedrops.
Philadelphia, PA, February 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ – From birth, infants naturally show a preference for human contact and interaction, including faces and voices. These basic predispositions to social stimuli are altered in individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
A new study published in Biological Psychiatry this week, from researchers at the Yale University School of Medicine, now reports that 6-month-old infants later diagnosed with autism divert their gaze from facial features when that face is speaking.
Philadelphia, PA, January 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The benefit that premature infants gain from skin-to-skin contact with their mothers is measurable even 10 years after birth, reports a new study in Biological Psychiatry.
Region President, Verizon New England; Boston, MA; mom of a toddler boy and a baby girl
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As the president of Verizon New England, Allison Cole is one of the highest-ranking women in the region, overseeing more than 4,000 employees. Her team supports sales and customer service operations for consumer and small business customers in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Equally impressive as her responsibility, though, is how quickly she rose to her current role.
FoodCalc Inc. has launched EveryoneEat, a mobile app intended to assist people living with chronic diseases. The app will help make meal decisions for people at 180,000 restaurant locations nationwide.