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Being born early (before 37 weeks' gestation) is associated with a higher risk of hospital admission throughout childhood than being born at full term (40 weeks' gestation), finds a new study. [...]
Wed, Nov 25, 2020
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
An international study has revealed that the genetic risk of pre-eclampsia - a potentially dangerous condition in pregnancy - is related to blood pressure and body mass index. [...]
Wed, Nov 25, 2020
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Researchers used a variety of advanced drug screening techniques to test out more than 10,000 compounds in search of a cure. To their surprise, they found that the widely used antibiotic methacycline was effective at preventing brain infections and reducing neurological problems associated with the virus in mice. [...]
Tue, Nov 24, 2020
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
A new paper analyzes existing research to look at reasons why COVID-19 symptom severity and mortality are more frequent in men than in women and in older people. The research suggests female reproductive steroids play a protective role. [...]
Tue, Nov 24, 2020
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
Infants' brains may be shaped by levels of stress their mother experiences during pregnancy, a brain scanning study has revealed. [...]
Tue, Nov 24, 2020
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
By disabling a function of a set of cells in mice, researchers appear to have halted the process that breaks down bone, a potential boon for osteoporosis treatment. [...]
Fri, Nov 20, 2020
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
Using intercellular calcium waves, rotavirus amplifies its ability to cause disease beyond the cells it directly infects. This is the first virus identified to activate ADP-mediated intercellular calcium waves. [...]
Thu, Nov 19, 2020
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
A new review reports on the available evidence about children and young people specifically, stating that loneliness is associated with mental health problems, including depression and anxiety-potentially affecting them years later. [...]
Thu, Nov 19, 2020
Source: Science Daily- Depression
Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women, and metastasis from the breast to other areas of the body is the leading cause of death in these patients. Detecting circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the bloodstream could help doctors find and treat metastases at an earlier stage, increasing [...]
Wed, Nov 18, 2020
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
A new study suggests that nature around one's home may help mitigate some of the negative mental health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. [...]
Wed, Nov 18, 2020
Source: Science Daily- Depression