Pandemic life happened here: work calls by day, home-cooked meals by night, a baby’s first delightful laugh. And now it’s hard to imagine having to leave. Every morning at 8:30, I’d put on a sweatshirt and yoga pants, brush my hair and slather on tinted moisturizer and a smack of lip balm. Destination: dining table.
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International guidelines developed to help doctors diagnose cow’s milk allergy may lead to over-diagnosis, according to University of Bristol-led research published in the journal Clinical and Experimental Allergy today [8 December]. The study found that three-quarters of infants have two or more symptoms at some point in the first year of life which guidelines say
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Image: iStock Obesity is a complex metabolic condition that affects one’s appearance and causes chronic health problems, such as type-2 diabetes and high blood pressure. According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), 20 percent of teens between 12 and 19 years are obese (1). The condition could affect a teen’s self-esteem, confidence, and long-term health.
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By Halloween this year, both sets of grandparents were already asking, “So, what’s the plan for Christmas?” I felt all earnest eyes on me as I hosted our pre-trick-or-treating pizza party. Grandparents. Children. My sister’s family. Perhaps even Santa himself was watching. I’m certain that our Elf on the Shelf was listening from his off-season
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Most young people under the age of 21 who developed suspected COVID-19 vaccine-related heart muscle inflammation known as myocarditis had mild symptoms that improved quickly, according to new research published today in the American Heart Association’s flagship journal Circulation. Myocarditis is a rare but serious condition that causes inflammation of the heart muscle. It can
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Survival rates increased about 20% for children with high-risk neuroblastoma enrolled in a St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital clinical trial that included a novel monoclonal antibody produced onsite. The findings appeared today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Neuroblastoma is a cancer of immature nerve cells in the sympathetic nervous system. The tumor is diagnosed
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Vaccines may be the first line of defense against the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic was declared as one in March 2020; however, containment measures were not widely enforced until several months after this declaration. Eventually, most governments around the world declared lockdowns across states and countries and enforced
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In a recent study, researchers from France evaluated the association between maternal morbidities and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In this retrospective analysis, the researchers found that as compared to pregnant women without COVID-19, there was an increased frequency of pregnant women with maternal morbidities and the diagnosis of COVID-19. This PLOS Medicine study is the
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