Health/Nutrition 23 February '17
Experts at the National Institutes of Health are testing the vaccine that will hopefully curb diseases from mosquito bites.
Pregnancy 8 November '16
Children born with mother deficient in Vitamin B12 have greater risks of developing diabetes in them. Reportedly, a new study reveals offsprings are at risk to develop Type 2 Diabetes and other metabolic disorders.
School Age 8 November '16
Experts found that sleep apnea increases children's risks of developing depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts. Certain kids are more likely to have sleep apnea.
SPED Kids 20 October '16
A new study found that folinic acid can improve autistic kids' language and communication skills. Folinic acid is a reduced form of a B vitamin called folate, which is naturally found in foods such as vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans, peas, and grains.
Infant 27 September '16
Bed-sharing can be dangerous and fatal to infants. The practice causes Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), suffocation, asphyxia, strangulation, falls, and entrapment.
Health 21 September '16
Scientists from the Imperial College London found that children aged between four and 11 months who ate peanuts have a 70 percent decreased risk of developing peanut allergies. Meanwhile, the number of peanut allergy cases among children has increased in recent years.
Health 2 September '16
A preterm birth occurs before a woman reached her 37th week of pregnancy. Babies born prematurely have higher risks of infant death and long-term health disabilities.
Family Life 4 August '16
Helicopter parenting involves constantly interfering in a child's life, particularly in education. This encourages an academic life filled with extremes and sometimes paves the way to binge drinking especially when they get into college.
Body 26 July '16
Smokers who are quitting are also drinking less.
Body 19 July '16
Asthma medications and hospitalizations were more common in people living near fracking operations throughout the country. Pollution and stress associated with fracking operations could be blamed for these asthma attacks.
Health 8 July '16
It's better to consume vitamins through the natural way -- eating healthy foods. If you are the type of person who consumes healthy foods often, chances are you don't need multivitamins and supplements anymore.
Body 7 July '16
Underage drinking poses serious implications to young people's health. Parents can prevent this by providing a warm and supportive environment to their children and by undertaking parenting programs.
Medicine 7 July '16
Sanofi and WRAIR's Zika virus vaccine is considered as one of the most developmentally advanced vaccine of its kind after it produced positive results in mice. Human testing could begin as early as October 2016.
Health/Nutrition 6 July '16
Scientists will be using United States Olympic athletes as part of the new case to further understand Zika Virus.
Body 30 June '16
Microcephaly is a common indicator of Zika damage in babies. However, experts recently found that brain defects, as well as vision and hearing problems, can be found in infants even though they have normal-sized heads.
Health 28 June '16
Pregnant women in Zika-affected areas will be the subjects of a new study to look into the effects of the virus.
Medicine 20 April '16
Findings from a newly-published study by the National Institutes of Health has sparked renewed interest in pancreatic cell transplant. The treatment is said to reduce hypoglycemia episodes In type 1 diabetics.
International 12 April '16
Experts have declared that the Zika virus is causing microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome. Now, some researchers believe that the virus, which is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, also causes other neurological disorders.
Pregnancy 28 March '16
A link between eating potatoes and having gestational diabetes was discovered by a group of researchers from National Institutes of Health in Rockville in Maryland.
Infant 23 March '16
Parents facing challenges with their son who has two rare diseases that require conflicting diets.
Health/Nutrition 17 March '16
A promising new vaccine might be the answer to dengue virus.
Health/Nutrition 27 January '16
An expert clarifies whether or not vitamin can really prevent the common cold.
Health/Nutrition 23 July '15
Smoking has been linked to worsening several illnesses like lung disease, liver disease and asthma to name a few. However, apart from the aforementioned diseases, smoking has a lethal effect to patients with breast cancer as well. A recent study suggests that chronic smoking reduces the chances of survival for women with breast cancer.