Study finds link between physical activity levels and susceptibility to upper respiratory tract infections in children

Higher levels of daily physical activity are associated with reduced susceptibility to upper respiratory tract infections such as the common cold, suggests a study of 104 Polish children published in…

New research reveals that childhood omicron infections have been under-reported in Canadian schools

From the early days of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, researchers have recognized that many cases were going undiagnosed, resulting in under-reporting at all levels. This impacted public health…

They Warn About The Continuing Rise In Sexually Transmitted Infections In Navarras.

infection ofand sexual transmission Continue slow but steady growth in Navarra. Thus, in the first half of 2022 they have increased by 10% compared to the same period last year.…

Are infants younger than six months at higher risk of SARS-CoV-2 infections?

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, a team of researchers in the United States examined the incidence and associated characteristics of medically attended coronavirus disease 2019…

Sexually transmitted infections: Here’s how STIs and STDs cause infertility | Health

Sexually transmitted diseases or STDs are diseases transmitted from person to person through sexual contact and are particularly common in adults 25 years old and younger whereas sexually transmitted infections…

Infections during pregnancy may not pose great risk to the baby’s brain, study shows

Infections in pregnant women have been linked to an increased risk of neurodevelopmental conditions, such as autism, in the child later in life. But it does not seem to be…

Ear infections and kids: What parents should know  – CHOC

If your child complains of ear pain or discomfort or is seen tugging on their ears following a cold, they may be struggling with otitis media or infection of the…

Children’s noses better at inhibiting SARS-CoV-2 infections than adults

University of Queensland-led research has found the lining of children’s noses is better at inhibiting SARS-CoV-2 infections than adult noses. Dr Kirsty Short from UQ’s School of Chemistry and Molecular…

CDC investigation notice highlights outbreak of Salmonella infections from small turtles purchased online

A CDC investigation notice regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/stanley-07-22/index.html Key points: Fifteen people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella have been reported from…

Maternal antibodies may play a key role in protecting infants from congenital HCMV infections

Antibodies that summon virus-engulfing white blood cells may play an important role in protecting infants from potentially serious congenital infection with human cytomegalovirus (HCMV), according to a study led by…