Certain Jobs Linked to Increased Risk of Miscarriage / Pregnancy Loss

A new study published in the Journal of Occupational Health found that certain occupations in South Korea were linked with higher risks of miscarriage and stillbirth among pregnant women. The…

IVF Market Booming Amid Increased Infertility Challenges, says Market.us

One of the most popular forms of assisted reproductive technology (ART) is in vitro fertilization (IVF), which functions by combining both medical treatments and surgical procedures. The IVF procedure aids…

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…

COVID-19 pandemic increased deaths and disease caused by tuberculosis

Approximately 10 million people fall ill with tuberculosis (TB) each year. Even though TB is preventable and curable, over 1.5 million people die from it every year. The bacteria,¬†Mycobacterium tuberculosis…

Maternal ultra-processed food consumption may be linked to increased obesity risk in offspring

A mother’s consumption of ultra-processed foods appears to be linked to an increased risk of overweight or obesity in her offspring, irrespective of other lifestyle risk factors, suggests a US…

Parental BMI and early childhood weight gain predicts increased girth at 5 years

Changing definitions of obesity, altered patterns of food production and consumption, as well as changes in food preferences in westernized countries have contributed to the current global obesity pandemic among…

Scientists identify genetic variants linked to an increased risk of developing Hodgkin lymphoma

Why did my child get cancer? Clinicians have longed for a way to help answer this question. Doctors knew Hodgkin lymphoma sometimes occurs in families, but why this happens has…

Increased incidence of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in young Americans

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP), which include preeclampsia, eclampsia, and hypertension, are leading causes of mortality and morbidity in pregnant individuals. As a result, HDP has become a significant health…

Incidence of type 2 diabetes in youth increased during COVID-19 pandemic

The onset of type 2 diabetes (T2D) among the youth is rising globally. In fact, a 5% increase in its incidence was reported by the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth…

Skipping breakfast at home associated with increased odds of psychosocial problems in kids, teens

Young people who eat healthy breakfasts at home have better psychosocial health, shows a recent study in Frontiers in Nutrition. While previous research has reported the important role of a…