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Co-use of marijuana and cigarettes can strongly harm pregnancy

Recent surveys show that 2-11% of pregnant women use marijuana during pregnancy. Since marijuana use has become legal, the number is increasing and more...
Ultraviolet exposure on beach

What we know about skin cancer

Although most skin cancers are not life-threatening, they do hurt our health. As the incidence rates continue to rise, skin cancer has become a...
boys girls parents

Bad boys, good girls? Parents do not discipline their sons and daughters differently

In both science and society, it is debated how much parents contribute to gender differences in the behavior of their children. Are boys for example...
athletes

Asthma: the most common chronic disease in Olympic athletes

Asthma is the most common chronic disease in Olympic athletes. In a review published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, scientists summarize causes...
Diabetes

Community-based prevention of type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a progressive condition in which the body becomes resistant to the normal effects of insulin and may gradually lose the...
Anti-GCGR mAb treatment

A new way to treat diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that causes the level of blood sugar to become too high. In healthy individuals, two hormones - insulin and glucagon...
Green Tea

Green tea molecule can prevent Zika virus entry, but it is too early to...

A recent study published in Virology finds that the green tea molecule EGCG can inhibit Zika virus entry. This finding brings new hope to...

Fathers’ food parenting strategies: How to feed a child

Nowadays, fathers become more and more important in parenting. Interestingly, many father-child interactions are related to food. Father can cook meals, eat meals with their...
Virtual reality-VR

Virtual reality can be used to improve motor functions in Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurological condition affecting motor functions. Typical clinical signs of PD include slowness, absence, and reduced amplitude of movement. One...
Pregnant lady

Sleep quality can predict mental health in pregnant women

Sleep disturbance is common in women, in particular during pregnancy. European research shows that 75% of pregnant women have poor sleep and require a nap...