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…

Tips to reduce stress levels, promote better fertility and sexual health | Health

Stress is a major problem that people are neglecting as they are unaware of the health challenges that stress brings, including heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity. It…

Higher glyphosate levels in pregnant women associated with lower birth weight in babies

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers are learning more about the effects of herbicide exposure during pregnancy, finding glyphosate in 99 percent of the pregnant women they observed in the…

Children not involved in activities during the pandemic show higher levels of anxiety

Children who did not take part in social and group activities during the pandemic had significantly higher levels of anxiety than those who did not. Elevated anxiety levels were also…

Consuming water with fluoride at levels used for public supplies is safe: study reassures

Research from The University of Queensland has found no link between community water fluoridation and adverse effects on children’s brain development. Professor Loc Do from UQ’s School of Dentistry said…

Gender inequality contributes to higher levels of child abuse

The challenges women in low- and middle-income countries face as they seek equal rights can cause distress—and some of them may take it out on their children with physical abuse.…

Ashwagandha Testosterone Booster Supplements, Does Ashwagandha Increase Testosterone Levels | Ask The Experts

  So, you’ve heard people saying Ashwagandha can increase testosterone, and now you want to find out if it’s true. The answer is yes. It can – but there are…

Researchers detect harmful levels of PFAS in all the “stain-resistant” school uniforms

Millions of schoolchildren in the U.S. and Canada are exposed to potentially harmful levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) everyday through their uniforms, according to a peer-reviewed study published…

High levels of stress hormones can stop bone growth in children

As we go through life, our health and wellbeing is impacted by a variety of factors that in turn affect our growth and development. Image courtesy of Getty Images These…

Study: Dangerous levels of levodopa found in certain botanical supplements

A new study found botanical supplements of mucuna pruriens, a tropical legume, contained high levels of levodopa that could harm health — and “unpredictably complicate” management of Parkinson’s disease. Photo…