Indigenous ICU patients suffer in long term

Rigorous follow-up of Indigenous patients recovering from critical illness, particularly those who have discharged themselves from hospital, is essential, a new Medical Journal of Australia paper says. Researchers from Melbourne, Adelaide, and the U.S. analyzed 2007 to 2016 intensive care unit patient data measuring mortality collected from the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society […]

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People born small for gestational age have a lower IQ throughout development from infancy to adulthood

People born small for gestational age (SGA) have a lower IQ throughout development, however the differences in IQ to those born appropriate for gestational age (AGA) reduce by adulthood. The effects of SGA on IQ are nearly as large as being born into lower socio-economic status or receiving poor parenting in infancy. It has been […]

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Quantum Realm’s ‘Fifth State of Matter’ Observed in Space For the First Time

Scientists have observed the fifth state of matter in space for the first time, using ultra-cold atoms which offer an unprecedented opportunity to unlock the mysteries of the quantum universe beyond our current understanding, research showed Thursday. This month marks 25 years since scientists first produced a fifth state of matter, which has extraordinary properties […]

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