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Immunology, Medical News, Pediatrics, Pollution, World health
First-ever link found between asthma in toddlers and prenatal exposure to air pollution

According to a new study, infants whose mothers have been exposed to greater amounts of small air pollution particles during pregnancy are more likely to develop asthma as toddlers. In

Longevity, Medical News, World health
International research team increased life expectancy of mice by an average of 30%, uncover important aging mechanism

Aging is associated with reductions in general health and increased frailty, as well as being a key risk factor for a variety of chronic illnesses. To promote the development of

Diet, Medical News, Metabolic syndrome, Obesity, World health
University of Sydney researchers find obesity worsens liver-damaging effects of alcohol

A new study led by the Charles Perkins Centre at the University of Sydney, examined medical data from nearly half a million people and discovered that being overweight or obese

Medical News, World health
Testing lab asks FDA to recall 78 sunscreens after finding high levels of cancer-causing chemical

Valisure LLC, a pharmacy that also does independent product testing, has recently petitioned the FDA to adopt stronger guidelines addressing the presence of benzene in sunscreen products. The pharmacy claims

Medical News, Women's health, World health
Immediate skin-to-skin contact with unstable newborns improves chances of survival

In newborns with a very low birth weight, continuous skin-to-skin contact immediately after delivery, even before the baby has been stabilized, can lower mortality by 25%. This is according to

Biotechnology, COVID-19 news, Medical News, Vaccine studies, World health
Pfizer & Moderna: Covid vaccine ‘100% effective’ in teens according to CDC guidelines

Pfizer recently released updated topline findings from an examination of 927 confirmed symptomatic COVID-19 cases seen in their pivotal Phase 3 investigation, observed through March 13, 2021, revealing that the