Pregnancy has no effect on long-term immune response to SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccination

The emergence and rapid outbreak of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) resulted in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists have worked rapidly…

Study reveals the protective effect of polyphenols on adolescents’ cardiovascular health

The consumption of polyphenols in adolescents is associated with a better cardiovascular health, according to a collaborative research study which includes the participation of the University of Barcelona, the Hospital…

Coffee intake has ‘no apparent effect’ on IVF outcomes: Study

News New analysis suggests caffeine consumption has little impact on the success of fertility treatments but confirms the negative influence of alcohol. Coffee consumption is unlikely to affect the chances…

Teaching self-regulation at an early stage has a positive effect on children’s later educational success

A study by the universities of Zurich and Mainz has shown that teaching children how to manage their attention and impulses in primary school has a positive long-term effect on…

What is the effect of COVID-19 vaccination in pregnant and postpartum women infected with different SARS-CoV-2 variants?

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) generally affects women less severely than men, with a significant exception during pregnancy, which is considered a high-risk factor for more severe illness. A recent…

Study investigates the effect of vitamin D and fish oil on croup

Babies and children under three years old are less likely to develop croup if their mothers took fish oil and vitamin D supplements during pregnancy, according to new results from…

Probiotic supplement has no effect on vaginal microbiome in women undergoing IVF | Latest news for Doctors, Nurses and Pharmacists

A 10-day course of probiotics containing two strains of lactobacilli does not appear to improve vaginal microbiome quality in women planning to undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF), according to results…

SARS-CoV-2 infection in mothers does not have a significant teratogenic effect

In a recent Birth Defects Research study, United States-based scientists determined that infection with the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) during the first trimester of pregnancy does not…

Study quantifies the effect of early free sugar intake on dental caries

Free sugar consumption was measured in children enrolled in the Barwon Infant Study at age 18-months and 4-years. The exposure, free sugar intake was quantified as continuous and binary variables…

Racially-charged events have a direct effect on what children are learning in classrooms

As we approach Juneteenth, a day marked each year to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved African Americans, new research in the INFORMS journal Management Science finds that racially-charged events and…