Smoking during pregnancy reduces childhood brain growth in very preterm babies

Women who smoke during pregnancy run the risk of injuring brain development in their babies. Earlier research showed that the size of the brain was reduced in preterm babies born…

Outdoor play reduces some of the negative effects of screen time for young children

If you have young children, you’re likely worried about how much time they spend staring at a screen, be it a tablet, phone, computer, or television. You probably also want…

Weekly weight loss drug reduces BMI in teens

Semaglutide is a glucagon-like peptide-1 analog that can reduce hunger, thus supporting weight loss. In a recent New England Journal of Medicine study, researchers report that a weekly dose of…

Targeted therapy for children with high-risk Hodgkin lymphoma reduces relapse rates, trial shows

A targeted therapy for children with high-risk Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) was shown to significantly reduce relapse rates when tested in a large multicenter clinical trial conducted by the Children’s Oncology…

Single dose of Pfizer vaccine reduces risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection in kids

As of March 17, 2022, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which is the virus responsible for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), has infected over 464 million and…

Peripubertal stress leads to increase in adipose tissue and reduces sociability

Between the end of childhood and the beginning of adolescence, there is a critical window of time referred to as “peripuberty”. This transitional period involves developmental changes in both fat…

Vaccination reduces risk of long-COVID

Post-acute sequelae of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection is estimated to affect about 2% of the population in the United Kingdom (UK). These long-term symptoms of coronavirus…

The University of Manchester: New app reduces hospital visits for pregnant women – India Education | Latest Education News | Global Educational News

The University of Manchester: New app reduces hospital visits for pregnant women – India Education | Latest Education News | Global Educational News | Recent Educational News Home Academics The…

Treatment with whole plant medicinal cannabis reduces epileptic seizure frequency in children

Epileptic seizure frequency fell by an average of 86% among 10 children treated with whole plant medicinal cannabis, reveals a case series, published in the open access journal BMJ Paediatrics…

COVID-19 immunity in family members reduces risk of infection by 45-97%

An interesting new study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine examines the risk of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to a susceptible individual who is part of a family with…