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Quantifying the Potential of Infant Bedding to Limit CO2 Dispersal
Kemp, J.S., Thach, B.T, Schmid, William R., American Physiological Society, 1995.
Potential Re breathing Danger of Presumed "Safe" Sleep Surfaces and a New Approach to Design, Research Abstract, 1997
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Potential to Prevent Carbon Dioxide Re breathing of Commercial Products Marketed to Reduce Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Risk
Carolan, P.L., Kemp, J.S., Ross, J., Wheeler, W.B.: PEDIATRICS; Volume 105, No. 4, April 2000.
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Influence of Cardiac Autonomic Neuropathy on Heart Rate Dependence of Ventricular Repolarization in Diabetic Patients
Paul E. Valensi, MD, Nicolas B. Johnson, MD, Pierre Maison-Blanche, MD, Fabrice Extramania, MD, PHD3, Gilbert Motte, MD2 and Philippe Coumel, MD3 Diabetes Care 25:918-923, 2002
The goal of this study was to assess the long-term influence of the autonomic nervous system on the heart rate dependence of ventricular repolarization in patients with diabetic autonomic neuropathy (DAN).
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Insulin's Brain Impact Links Drugs And Diabetes Vanderbilt University Medical Center Science Daily. Retrieved October 3, 2008
The results are some of the first to link insulin status and dopaminergic brain function and hold several implications for human health and disease. These findings raise questions as to whether improper control of insulin levels --as in diabetes --may impact risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or influence the effectiveness of current ADHD medications.
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Healthy Young Adults Cardiovascular Risk Indices Linked With Air Pollution
Medical News Today Posted August 19, 2007:
Researchers in Taiwan have demonstrated for the first time that urban air pollution simultaneously affects key indicators of cardiovascular risk in young adults: inflammation, oxidative stress, coagulation and autonomic dysfunction.
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Baby Check
CJ Morley, AJ Thornton, TJ Cole, PH Hewson and MA Fowler Department of Pediatrics, University of Cambridge. Archives of Disease in Childhood, Vol 66, 100-105, Copyright © 1991
A scoring system to grade the severity of acute systemic illness in babies under 6 months old
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”There are a number of low cost, noninvasive techniques for identifying autonomic dysfunction, which is an indicator of high risk for sudden death as well as of underlying disease or other conditions requiring further screening and / or
treatment. An person who is identified as dysautonomic can be monitored or treated or both. Orthostatic blood pressure and heart rate variability can be measured by a nurse during a routine 15-minute visit.