Kangaroo Care for Premature Infants 03/22/2013 () Kangaroo Care for Premature Infants Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information Credits Kangaroo Care for Premature Infants Topic Overview Kangaroo care is the skin-to-skin holding of an infant on your chest, under a hospital gown or loose shirt. After a premature or sick infant is medically stable, parents can practice kangaroo care, which is known to have positive effects on an infant's heart rate and breathing, as well as on parent–infant bonding.
Kaposi Sarcoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]() Kaposi Sarcoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] Topic Contents General Information About Kaposi Sarcoma Stage Information for Kaposi Sarcoma Classic Kaposi Sarcoma Treatment Immunosuppressive Therapy–Related Kaposi Sarcoma Treatment Epidemic Kaposi Sarcoma Treatment Recurrent Kaposi Sarcoma Treatment Changes to This Summary (06 / 26 / 2013) About This PDQ Summary Get More Information From NCI Kaposi Sarcoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Inf
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Karyotype Test 11/29/2012 () Karyotype Test Topic Contents Test Overview Why It Is Done How To Prepare How It Is Done How It Feels Risks Results What Affects the Test What To Think About References Credits Karyotype Test Test Overview Karyotype is a test to identify and evaluate the size, shape, and number of chromosomes in a sample of body cells. Extra or missing chromosomes, or abnormal positions of chromosome pieces, can cause problems with a person's growth, development, and body functions.
Kava 06/11/2013 () Kava Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information References Credits Briefly discusses kava (also known as kava kava), a dietary supplement used to relieve anxiety, restlessness, insomnia, and stress-related symptoms. Covers safety issues and side effects, including liver damage in some when used for long periods. Kava Topic Overview What is kava? Kava—or kava kava—is a root found on South Pacific islands. Islanders have used kava as medicine and in ceremonies for centuries.
Kawasaki Disease 11/26/2012 () Kawasaki Disease Topic Contents Topic Overview FAQs Other Places To Get Help Related Information References Credits Kawasaki Disease Topic Overview What is Kawasaki disease? Kawasaki disease is a rare childhood illness that affects the blood vessels. The symptoms can be severe for several days and can look scary to parents. But then most children return to normal activities. Kawasaki disease can harm the coronary arteries , which carry blood to the heart muscle.