Genomic sequencing enhances findings of hearing loss in NICU

Expanded genomic sequencing may be an effective adjunct hearing screening to detect hearing loss among patients in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), according to a study published online July 11 in JAMA Network Open. Yunqian Zhu, from National Children’s Medical Center in Shanghai, and colleagues examined the association between expanded genomic sequencing combined with […]

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Suvorexant may ease symptoms during opioid withdrawal therapy

For individuals with opioid use disorder undergoing a buprenorphine/naloxone taper, suvorexant might be a promising treatment for reducing sleep disturbance and easing opioid withdrawal, according to a study published online June 22 in Science Translational Medicine. Andrew S. Huhn, Ph.D., from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, and colleagues recruited 38 participants […]

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