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Cognitive, Behavioural Problems in Children Born Extremely Preterm Linked to High Daily Screen Time

Washington, July 18: During a recent study, researchers found that among six and seven-year-olds who were born before the 28th week of pregnancy and those who had more than two hours of screen time a day were more likely to have deficits in overall IQ, executive functioning, impulse control, and attention. The findings of the… Read More »

E.coli outbreak in Washington state may be linked to fresh produce, officials say

An outbreak of E.coli that has affected residents across multiple counties in Washington state is possibly linked to fresh produce, said health officials.  As of Wednesday, there have been at least six E.coli cases across four Washington state counties, with three of those cases occurring in King County, according to a news release from the… Read More »

Same-day ART initiation linked to increased risk of negative outcomes

Same-day initiation of antiretroviral therapy after diagnosis has some negative effects, including more patients lost to follow-up, according to a study conducted in Eswatini. The World Health Organization’s Treat-All policy recommends lifelong antiretroviral therapy (ART) for all people living with HIV at the time of diagnosis, irrespective of immunological criteria. Newly diagnosed individuals are generally… Read More »

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Metabolic Changes in Patients with Lupus: Study

London, March 27: Patients with lupus are more likely to have metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance – both factors linked to heart disease – if they have lower vitamin D levels, a new study has revealed. Researchers believe that boosting vitamin D levels may improve control of these cardiovascular risk factors, as well as improving… Read More »

Fibromyalgia Linked to Extensive Brain Inflammation

Fibromyalgia, characterized by chronic, widespread pain is an often-debilitating condition that primarily affects women. While as many as 10 million Americans have fibromyalgia, its cause remains a mystery. Brain scans of fibromyalgia patients have offered hard evidence that the pain they experience is indeed real — mainly because their threshold for tolerating pain impulses is… Read More »

Severe morning sickness linked to depression new study finds

Severe morning sickness increases the risk of depression both during and after pregnancy, new research has found. Severe morning sickness, known as hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), is a debilitating condition that affects around 1-2 per cent of pregnant women in the UK. Far more serious than ‘normal’ morning sickness, it is one of the most common… Read More »