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Endotracheal tube size and length in children

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Allergy tips for every season

seasonal allergyMost allergies are seasonal in nature and come and go with each season. Continue reading »

Foods that reduce ghrelin

Many weight-loss diets fail for the simple reason of hunger. So we need to suppress the ghrelin hormone, which causes the feeling of hunger. Continue reading »


ghrelin and leptinThe ghrelin hormone is a 28-aminoacid, hunger-stimulating hormone that is produced by cells in the lining of the stomach, called P/D1, and epsilon cells (ε-cells) in the pancreas. Continue reading »

Difficult intubation scoring

Is the child at risk of difficult ET intubation? Continue reading »

Lack of sleep may cause weight gain

lack of sleepIf you don’t get enough sleep, you may end up gaining weight. Continue reading »

Weight loss medications

medications to lose weightToday there is anxious anticipation about the effectiveness and safety of the numerous weight loss medications recently introduced to treat overweight Americans. Continue reading »

Diabetes and women

diabetes and womenCurrently 8.1 million U.S. women have diabetes in the U.S. and a third of them do not even know they have it. Continue reading »

Alcohol and diabetes

alcohol and diabetesEverybody likes the occasional drink and there is really no harm in it. However for diabetics, alcohol can be extremely dangerous. Continue reading »

Coagulation factor replacement calculator

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Newborn’s Blood, Plasma, and RBCs volume

Calculate your premature or fullterm newborn’s Blood, Plasma, and RBCs (red blood cells) Volume Continue reading »

Body surface area calculator

Calculate body surface area from weight and height. Continue reading »

Diabetes Myths

The early 90’s has shown a dramatic increase in the number of Americans with diabetes. Diabetes is a very complex problem. Continue reading »

Diabetes treatment

Diabetes treatmentOnce type 2 diabetes diagnosed, the goal for patients is to stabilize their glucose (blood sugar) levels. Continue reading »


TamoxifenTamoxifen is an anti-estrogen medication that has been used to treat some types of breast cancer for the last 30 years. Continue reading »