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Researchers found that it may not be necessary to separate infected mothers from their infants and that moms can continue to breastfeed.
Posted: October 31, 2020, 12:55 am
Today humans are exposed to thousands of man-made chemicals. Yet the effects on people’s health are still not fully understood.
Posted: October 30, 2020, 9:34 am
The Protect Our Next partnership calls for tighter tobacco control laws and warns that adolescents who smoke are vulnerable to breast cancer.
Posted: October 30, 2020, 8:54 am
Experts are becoming increasingly concerned about a very different Covid-19 phenomenon, one that targets the patient's heart, digestive tract and nervous system.
Posted: October 29, 2020, 6:54 pm
Scientists say that vaccine hesitancy will be a key obstacle for public health officials, in addition to developing, producing and equitably distributing a vaccine.
Posted: October 28, 2020, 1:03 pm
A new study found clear benefits to universal masking for preventing infectious spread within the work environment.
Posted: October 28, 2020, 1:01 pm
Brain imaging to examine brain areas involved in mental decline found that greater social engagement improved brain health.
Posted: October 26, 2020, 9:49 am
Researchers found that Increased hygiene to prevent Covid-19 also reduces exposure to asthma triggers.
Posted: October 26, 2020, 6:49 am
The risk of severe Covid-19 high for obese people; a swab ends up inside woman’s lung during coronavirus test; and some patients suffer sudden hearing loss.
Posted: October 26, 2020, 3:01 am
A study attempted to find out if there are causal relationships between different sleep patterns and depression, and Alzheimer's.
Posted: October 22, 2020, 9:06 am
There is increasing concern that vaccine hesitancy is on the rise, with misinformation and mistrust colouring people's acceptance of scientific advances.
Posted: October 22, 2020, 9:01 am
E-cigarette vapour contains potentially harmful chemicals, and some prior studies have linked vaping to bronchitis, coughing and phlegm among teenage users.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 9:59 am
Canadian researchers found that pregnant women who used cannabis were 1.5 times more likely to have a child with autism than women who didn't.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 9:38 am
According to researchers, there was no significant benefit from the supplementation of vitamin D for the purpose of alleviating depression.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 9:00 am
Controlling the response to the virus might be as important as controlling the virus itself.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 10:23 am
Researchers found that people make tiny, unconscious movements to aim their ears at a particular sound.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 9:06 am
Autoinflammatory diseases are caused by abnormal activation of the innate immune system, the body’s first-line defence against invading pathogens.
Posted: October 19, 2020, 10:18 am
A study found that musically trained kids had more activation in brain regions associated with attention control and auditory encoding.
Posted: October 19, 2020, 8:59 am
An analysis found that several reproductive factors were linked with an up to twofold risk of heart disease later in life.
Posted: October 18, 2020, 1:30 pm
A new study found that among doctors who received active nudges, there was a four percentage point increase in optimal statin prescribing in patients with heart disease.
Posted: October 16, 2020, 3:30 pm

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