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Potentially harmful agents called excipients are contained in liquid medicines commonly given to premature infants, according to a U.K. study.
Excipients are used to ease the administration, absorption or preservation of the active substances or to improve the taste and appearance of the liquid medicines, according to background information in the study.
The British researchers assessed the type and content of liquid medicines given to 38 premature babies in a neonatal intensive care unit. The babies were treated for between 2.5 weeks and nine weeks and given a range of treatments, including iron, vitamin drops, furosemide and fexamethasone.
During their treatment, the infants were regularly exposed to 20 different excipients, including ethanol (found in iron and furosemide) and propylene glycol (found in dexamethasone). These chemicals can cause nerve damage.
The infants' exposure to ethanol ranged from 0.2 ml to 1.8 ml a week, equivalent to one to seven units of alcohol, while exposure to sorbitol (dexamethasone and iron) ranged from 0.1 to 3.5 g/week. The recommended maximum intake of sorbitol for adults is 20 g/day. When calculated by weight, this level was exceeded in 18 babies for at least one week. The study also found that all babies given dexamethasone exceeded the recommended levels of propylene glycol, which is about two-thirds the strength of ethanol.
The seven infants with severe lung disease were exposed to higher levels of excipients than the other premature babies.
This year, my daughter is going to be 5 years old. How time flies. I felt that it just yesterday I brought her home from hospital. I want her to grow up to become a smart and independent girl. I know that growing up means becoming one's own person. With that come differing opinions, rebellion, and loss of complete parental control. The humorous thing is that when our kids begin to exhibit this perfectly natural behavior, many of us cringe! Life was simpler when they didn't question our authority.
Anyway, there are many more years before my daughter will go through adolescent. I will help her to be more self-confident as a self confident will go a long way toward facilitating her success. Girls who feel competent can cope with life's stresses better than those who think they are inept. Self-assurance also allows girls to take the risks necessary to learn and grow. For your daughter to become strong, feel good about who she is, and draw upon her inner resources, she must (1) get to know herself well, (2) think of herself as capable, and (3) believe she can measure up to others' expectations.
Like all the smart girls that Amy Poehler interviewed in this below video. I saw that all of them very confident with themselves.
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Remember my SIL that have oligohydramnios complication with her pregnancy? In the end the water getting less and less until it is less than 1 cm. The doctor did another 4D ultra sound and found out that the baby kindney was not functioning. I think this was the reason why there was no water, because the baby was not urinated.
Anyway, since it was dangerous for the mother to have less than 1 cm water, the doctor decided to induce he to labor. Her pregnancy was 25 weeks at that time. After more than 25 hours in labor, the baby was born. It was a baby boy! His length was 11 inch and weight about 900 grams. However due to the condition of his lungs and kidneys, he only lived for 20 minutes. However, the mother is doing fine. I think that is the most important thing. Hopefully, they can get over their grief fast and trying to get pregnant again soon.
Last week, we celebrated Chinese New Year. We had a lot of guests coming to our house. I think I took almost 500 photos since Sunday. I plan to delete some of the photos but I will still end up with a lot of photos. Most of the photos I took were actually photos of my daughters’ since they looked so cute in their new dresses. My MIL gave each of them 15 new dresses to wear for the first 15 days of this Chinese New year, one new dress per day. I plan to put their photos online so my parents can also see them.
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I found this photo is very interesting. I am wondering why the wife is willing to sleep outside. I think I will be very angry if my husband think that his bike is more precious than me. What do you think?
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Peanut butter products continued to disappear from store shelves Tuesday as more grocery chains and specialty companies joined a growing list of precautionary recalls.
The flood of recalls follows a U.S. Food and Drug Administration warning over the weekend that consumers should avoid peanut butter products containing peanut butter or peanut butter paste while the widespread salmonella outbreak probe continued.
The U.S. health warning is focused on products made with peanut butter or peanut paste, like crackers or cookies or ice cream.
Jars of peanut butter on store shelves appear to be safe, the agency said.
The official toll from the outbreak across 43 states and Canada now stands at 470 people sickened, with six deaths that have been linked.
As of Tuesday morning, these are the latest recalls:
1. Clif Bar & Co., of Berkeley, Calif., recalled Clif and Lund brand bars made with peanut butter and sold throughout the United States.
2. Abbott Nutrition of Columbus, Ohio, recalled ZonePerfect Chocolate Peanut Butter bars, ZonePerfect Peanut Toffee bars and NutriPals Peanut Butter Chocolate nutrition bars. The products were sold in the United States, Mexico, New Zealand and Singapore.
3. Kroger Co., of Cincinnati, recalled Private Selection Peanut Butter Passion Ice Cream, sold in some but not all of their stores.
4. Safeway, of Westmont, Ill., recalled Ready Pack Eating Right Kids Apples with Peanut Butter and Orchard Valley Harvest's Organic Bark Peanut Butter Cookies and Cream, according to the Associated Press.
5. Ralcorp Frozen Bakery Products Inc. of Downer's Grove, Ill., has recalled all Food Lion and Wal-Mart Bakery brands of peanut butter cookies, peanut butter no-bake cookies and peanut butter fudge no-bake cookies. It is also recalling its nationally distributed Lofthouse brand versions of those cookies as well as Parco Foods' Chuck's Chunky brand of peanut butter cookies and Pastries Plus gourmet cookies.
6. Meijer Inc. of Grand Rapids, Mich., is pulling back two types of crackers and two varieties of ice cream sold in five states at its stores and at gas stations.
7. The South Bend Chocolate Co., of South Bend, Ind., is recalling assorted chocolates, valentine hearts, peanut butter fudge and peanut butter chocolate fudge.
8. General Mills of Minneapolis is recalling two flavors of snack bars: Larabar Peanut Butter Cookie snack bars and JamFrakas Peanut Butter Blisscrisp snack bars.
9. McKee Foods Corp. of Collegedale, Tenn., has recalled Little Debbie Peanut Butter Toasty and Peanut Butter Cheese Sandwich Crackers.
10. Hy-Vee Inc., of Des Moines, which distributes in several states in the midwest, recalled various bakery products containing peanut butter.
11. Food Lion, of Salisbury, N.C., with stores in the southeast and mid-Atlantic states, has removed Bake Shop peanut butter cookies from its shelves.
12. Perry's Ice Cream, of Buffalo, N.Y., announced a voluntary recall of select ice cream products containing peanut butter sauce, which were distributed in five states.
I found out that I was pregnant with my first child on Valentine’s Day. After 2 years trying for a baby, I didn’t want to hang my hope too high when I was late for 2 weeks. I still remember that it was Saturday. My husband just arrived from work and hand me roses. I asked him to buy pregnancy kit test just to make sure that I didn’t pregnant since I had to go to overseas the following week. I didn’t believe my eyes, when I saw the two lines on my pregnancy test. In the end I cancelled my trip. It really was a very memorable Valentine’s Day and I was very happy to find out that I was pregnant. Only a few months later, I found out the gender of the baby. I wish I had these Baby ParTees Maternity Shirts to wear, so I can tell the whole world that I was going to have a baby girl. I like cotton t-shirt and I especially love the Swarovski crystals (not rhinestones) in these designs.
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Jardine has announced a recall of 56,450 wooden cribs, sold at Babies "R" Us and elsewhere, in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The announcement is an expansion of Jardine's June 2008 recall of 320,000 similarly faulty cribs.
The wooden slats in the recalled cribs can break, creating a gap that can trap or strangle a small child. CPSC has received 19 new reports of crib slats breaking since the June 2008 recall. In nine of these incidents, consumers reported that their baby or toddler broke the slat while in the crib. In addition, a 22-month-old child fell through the gap between the crib slats when a slat broke. None of these new incidents involved injuries.
The cribs were sold at KidsWorld, Geoffrey Stores, Toys “R” Us, and Babies “R” Us stores nationwide, and online at babiesrus.com, from March 2004 through January 2009 for between $220 and $330. They were made in China.
Paintball is a recreational activity players eliminate opponents from play by hitting them with paint filled, breakable, gelatin paintballs shot from a carbon dioxide or compressed air powered paintballs markers.
The first time I heard and saw about this game is from the movie. I forgot the title of the movie, but it sure looks fun to play. I wish that I could play this game with my friends. It’s a great way to have fun and also some exercise on the weekend.
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I always like to drink avocado juice since I was small. Mixed with sugar or condensed milk, coffee or chocolate and blend it together. Hmmmmm yummy!!! I can even eat it with sugar just like that. One of my uncle’s houses has an avocado tree in the front yard. Thus, I always had a lot supply of avocado for free.
I don’t know why in Malaysia there is very low supply of avocado. All the avocado I found in the supermarket is imported one and the price is very expensive. No wonder a lot of people here don’t know how to eat avocado. Sometimes when I bought avocado, there is people asking me what I am going to do with it. Eat them of course! They missed out a lot of they never try avocado.
Not only tasty, avocado have a lot of benefits too:
1. Avocado has been used traditionally to help people with sexual problems.
2. Great antioxidant and can be used for skin disorders
3. Avocado will aid healing for people suffering from digestive and circulatory problems
4. Another benefit of avocado for the skin where avocado paste can be applied to rashes and rough skin to make it smoother.
5. The brighter the fruit, the more beta-carotene (the substance that helps to prevent cancer) your avocado contains.and .... (hold your breath!)
Good for weight control!!
Its monounsaturated fat speeds up the basal metabolic rate, as compared with saturated fat.
Its high fat content gives a quicker feeling of satiation ("fullness"), thus helping to reduce overeating.
Its high fat content makes an overall sound diet more palatable, reducing the temptation to binge on foods high in sugars or saturated fats.
Its rich supply of vitamins and minerals also makes the diet more wholesome and satisfying and thus more conducive to overall health and to moderation in consumption.
Uzumaki Naruto was sealed with the nine-tailed demon fox that attacked his ninja village of Konoha in his infancy. As a result, the villagers have ignored and looked down on him his whole life. The story of Naruto follows him on his quest to become the strongest ninja in his village to force everybody to recognize his existance, but first he must pass the entrance exam in the ninja academy.
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Mangas are comics and print cartoons in Japanese and conforming to the style developed in Japan in the late 20th century. In their modern form, manga date from shortly after World War II but have a long, complex history in earlier Japanese art. In Japan, manga are widely read by people of all ages, and include a broad range of subjects: action-adventure, romance, sports and games, historical drama, comedy, science fiction and fantasy, mystery, horror, sexuality, and business and commerce, among others. Since the 1950s, manga have steadily become a major part of the Japanese publishing industry, representing a 481 billion yen market in Japan in 2006 (approximately $4.4 billion dollars). Manga have also become increasingly popular worldwide.
I have friend last time in high school that can play piano. She was a very clever girl and always top of the class. Almost everyday I came to her house to study together because her house was a walking distance from my house. After studying, she always played piano for me. She made me want to learn also. Then she taught me to play one song, and silly me, I could not get it right. So I kept playing and kept making mistake, until another friend that lived across the road, dropped by and asked what happened. Once he found out that it was me who played the piano, he said: no wonder. Hahahahaha
Unlike many other popular diets out there, the South Beach Diet promotes a healthy living by teaching good eating habits to last you for life. It was designed by a medical doctor and has received extensive support from the medical community. The diet includes fruits and vegetables and other mineral and vitamin-rich foods that are imperative to achieve and maintain a healthy body.
I just love it when I had a good productive day. All the chores and job sometimes makes me overwhelm in the beginning of the day. I am a housewife, and I have a daughter to take care, I also have work to do (I work at home), and I also have a hobby turn to side business to tend to.
Luckily, I am staying with my parent in law, so I don’t have to cook. My MIL cooks for me. So, every morning, when I check my work email and see so many emails to follow up, it kind of depressed me. Because I know then that day I won’t be able to spend time on my side business.
Sometimes, you want to delay and push aside problems. However, they will nag you the whole day and you still have to face it tomorrow. It won’t go away by themselves.
Normally, if I feel overwhelmed, I will list all the things that I have to do. Just list everything that you can think of, then I will tackled the easiest first. Once done, scrap it. After several things done, I will feel much better and have more energy to finish the rest.
But, in the end of the day, if I managed to finish all the chores and settled all the problems, I will feel satisfied and accomplished
Since I was small, I was easily to get headache. Sometimes the pain is unbearable that I have to eat pain killer medicine. At one time I got headache almost everyday. I know that eat painkiller everyday is not good. I don’t want to be a victim of painkiller addiction. With regular use, even when you follow the prescription exactly as the doctor intended, the body quickly develops a tolerance to opioid-based painkillers. This tolerance is the hallmark of physical dependency, and the beginning of painkiller addiction. When your body stops producing the chemicals it needs to manage pain and create happy feelings naturally, pain pill addiction deepens. Should you try to stop taking your prescription, you will experience serious physical withdrawal symptoms. Your behavior begins to change and your focus shifts to maintaining your pill supply and the amount of the drug in your body.
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I wrote in my previous post that my SIL diagnosed with oligohydramnios. Oligohydramnios is a condition in pregnancy characterised by a deficiency of amniotic fluid.
She went to see 3 doctors and all of them have same diagnosis. All of them said that there is nothing they can do about it. However yesterday she went to see different gynea, and today My mom just called me and said that this gynea aked my SIL to immediately admit to the hospital so he can monitor her pregnancy. Her amniotic water inside her worm is getting less, so he will try to inject her additional water. I don’t know whether this process is dangerous or not. I tried to search for it in the internet, but so far I could not find any information about it.
I only found out that some have advocated the injection of fluid before delivery via amniocentesis to improve the intrauterine environment for the fetus prior to labor. The duration of the effect is unknown. Oligohydramnios is usually observed to return within 1 week. Amnioinfusion via amniocentesis has been used in the second trimester to better visualize the fetal anatomy and confirm diagnosis
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My youngest daughter loves loves to put everything inside her mouth. Everthing that she can grab surely she will put it inside her mouth. I read an article about this stage. Putting things inside the mouth is actually one of key development stages and this habit is develops as soon as babied gain some hand control. Even before they get teeth, babies find it satisfying to suck. And exploring the world with their mouth helps babies to experience their environment.
The urge to put things in her mouth may also be a sign that your baby is teething. In general, most babies get their first tooth sometime around 7 months. For some it happens much earlier, while others don't cut teeth until nearly age 1. If you notice that your baby is drooling a lot or rubbing toys and other objects against her gums, it may be due to teething.
Addiction has become a very serious health issue and problem in the US and is still on the rise today. Addiction is defined as the need for a person to indulge in something that may or may not have negative consequences on the person’s physical or mental health and their social state. There are many different forms of addiction, some that are much more physically harmful than others. Treatment options, which are available in many different forms, are also in abundance in the US for people with addiction problems.
Different from the original believe, scientists found out that drug addiction is a brain disease. Although initial use might be voluntary, however, an individual with specific abnormalities in the brains will develop severe addiction to drugs. Because drug addiction is a disease, drug addict can not be cured simply by her or his will power alone. They may be not even realized that they have become a drug addict. Needle marks or bruises on the arms, legs, or bottoms of feet are a sign in identifying a drug addict. Unusual attempts to hide these areas can also be used in identifying a drug addict. Another way of identifying a drug addict is noticing a loss of interest in activities and a change in friends. A drug addict will often stop doing the things that he or she used to do in order to do drugs. This is where an intervention is needed. Intervention is more likely to be successful if it is conducted by professionals rather than by only friends or family member.
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My youngest daughter loves to play “jump-jump”. She loves it when people hold her to stand up and she will immediately bounce up and down. When she did that she will have a big smile on her face. Normally, I could not do it very often because my hand tired easily. My husband on the other hand can hold her longer. That is why whenever my youngest daughter saw my husband immediately she will start to crawl toward him with expectation look on her face. I read that bouncing up and down is good to develop her leg muscles. Leg muscles are important for her next milestone: Walking!
Actually, now she is able to pull himself up to a stand while holding onto something. She is even able to let go and stand without support for a second sometimes.
Christmas is over, now is the time to receive the credit card bill. When you go shopping for Christmas gift using credit card, it’s very easy to forget that you spending money since all you have to do is just swipe your credit card.
I really don’t like the suspense I have everytime I have to open my credit card bill. Somehow the total is always more than I thought. I know that I am not the only one that experienced this kind of situation. I remember I saw Oprah Show about Debt Diet. There are families that struggling with their debt since they don’t know how to manage their finance and spend more than their income.
I know that I am not fall into category that like to spend money recklessly, but at this moment I don’t have much cash left since I just bought new house. Hopefully there are no emergencies, but in case I need quick cast, I know where to get it.
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Today my brother sms me and ask me what is the medical term for the water surrounding the baby in the womb since he wanted to look up in the internet. I sms him back and told him that the medical term is called amniotic fluid. After that I called him to ask the current news. He told me that he just came back from the gynea and it seemed the water is even lesser than last week. It seemed that the baby doesn’t pee at all. I felt bad for him to hear this news. I could tell that he was very upset and the doctor also could not do anything about it, he said that to inject additional amniotic fluid is very risky both for the mother and the baby. He just suggested his wife to take a total rest.
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On the day before Christmas, my sister in law (my brother’s wife) went to the ER. She was 21 weeks pregnant and on that day, she fell from a stool and had some minor bleeding. The doctor in ER said she and the baby was OK, however from the ultra sound examination, the doctor said that her water or amniotic fluid is very little (oligohydramnios). Since after 20 weeks most of the water is come from baby’s ability to make urine, the doctor conduct 4D check on baby’s kidney. The result is normal. So he suggest her to take total rest and drink plenty of water (2L minimum), and hopefully the water can increase in the next check up.