Prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria not higher among babies delivered by cesarean section

Imagine a horse race, where the winner takes it all and is awarded both food and protection against enemies. In the same way, bacteria compete with one another in the…

COVID-19 booster doses could significantly reduce the incidence of SARS-CoV-2 infection among young adults

A recent study published in the journal PLOS Medicine examined the effectiveness of booster doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines in protecting vaccinated young adults against severe acute respiratory…

Adopting readiness standards could lower the death rate among children in emergency departments

Emergency departments that have the highest levels of coordination of health care, personnel, procedures and medical equipment needed to care for ill and injured children have far higher rates of…

Analysis reveals rising experience of racism among children in minority groups in the USA

Parental reporting of racism experienced by children in minority groups in the USA increased by 2.6% between 2016 and 2020, according to new research published in the open access Journal…

Curbing depression among parents improves control of children’s asthma, study finds

Depression and anxiety in the parents of children with asthma have been associated with increased clinic visits and asthma-related hospitalizations. Curbing depression among these caregivers improves control of asthma and…

Physical, Sensory Experiences Differ Among Pregnant People With Autism – Consumer Health News

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) — People with autism have atypical physical and sensory experiences during pregnancy and have lower perceptions of prenatal health care versus people without autism,…

Survival rates increased among children who experienced in-hospital cardiac arrest in the last 20 years

Among children who experienced in-hospital cardiac arrest in the last 20 years, survival rates have increased significantly. Greater improvements have been seen among children who had recent cardiac surgery and…

Effects of SARS-CoV-2-associated stress among pregnant women on development of fetus brain

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers in the United States evaluated the effects of maternal coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic-associated stress and fetal brain development…

Study finds persistent disparities in access to prenatal care among pregnant people

Immigrant pregnant people faced persistent inequities in obtaining timely prenatal care as compared with native-born pregnant people in the United States over an eight-year period, a factor that could be…

The association between school closing during the COVID-19 pandemic and the possibility of weight gain among children

In a recent study published in Obesity, researchers assessed the association between school closing during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and the possibility of weight gain among children. Study:…