Few children affected by monkeypox so far – but risks are higher in children 8 or younger

Children aged 8 years or younger should be considered a group at high risk for more severe monkeypox disease, reports The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, the official journal of The…

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…

‘Younger’ Star Announces Pregnancy On Instagram

Younger star Nico Tortorella is going to be a father! The actor, 34, and his wife, Bethany C. Meyers announced via Instagram on Thursday that they are expecting a little bundle of…

IVF babies: Triplet reveals how she is four years younger than her siblings: ‘I’m a miracle’

As a triplet, Shelby shares a lot of things with her sisters, though a birthday isn’t one of them. In a TikTok video that’s left millions of viewers confused and…

Bariatric surgery is just as effective for younger adolescents with obesity as for older kids

Increased access to an adolescent-centered healthy weight management program, including bariatric or weight loss surgery, is paramount to achieving the best long-term outcomes as adolescents with obesity grow to adulthood,…

Novel ACL reconstruction technique in younger patients garners positive results two years post-surgery

A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City presented today at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2022 Annual Meeting found that…

Younger mothers have the least intention to vaccinate children for COVID-19

Fathers older than age 34 were more open to having their child vaccinated against COVID-19, while younger Black and white mothers were the least open to it, finds a new…

Ohio Valley YoungLives helping moms and pregnant women 21 years old and younger

WHEELING, W.Va. -(WTRF) Moms and pregnant women 21 years old and younger have a lot less stress thanks to the organization Ohio Valley YoungLives and its program called Lyfepact. The…

S. Korea to begin inoculating pregnant women, younger children next month

A medical worker splits up doses of coronavirus vaccine in a vial at a COVID-19 vaccination center in Seoul on Thursday. (Yonhap) South Korea is poised to begin administering COVID-19…