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Breast milk may help prevent sepsis in preemies

A component of breast milk may help protect premature babies from developing sepsis, a fast-moving, life-threatening condition triggered by infection. Researchers at Washington University School...

Worried about your child getting coronavirus? Here’s what you need to know

The new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19, has infected nearly 90,000 people and caused more than 3,000 deaths so far. Parents are understandably...

Some infant formula milks contain more sugar than soda drinks

Some formula milks have double the sugar per serving than a glass of soda. That was the key finding of our global investigation into the...

A healthy diet is good for men’s heart, brain, and sperm count

In a new study, researchers found that a healthy diet is good for men’s brain and heart, and also their sperm count. Sperm count can...

Green neighborhoods may help delay menopause

Living near green spaces is associated with a wide variety of benefits, including a lower risk of obesity, improved attention capacity in children and...

Mushrooms may reduce high blood pressure during pregnancy

In a new study, researchers found that a compound most commonly found in mushrooms could help alleviate some features of pre-eclampsia in pregnancy. They found...

Drugs for minor pains may increase autism, ADHD risk if used in pregnancy

Acetaminophen is used to treat many conditions such as headache, muscle aches, arthritis, backache, toothaches, colds, and fevers. It can reduce minor aches and pains,...

This diabetes drug may help treat recurrent miscarriage

In a new study, researchers found that a drug designed to tackle diabetes could also be repurposed as the first treatment to prevent miscarriage...

This health problem in early-mid pregnancy may increase autism risk

Hyperemesis gravidarum is a severe form of morning sickness. Affected women experience intense nausea and are unable to keep down food and fluids. This can...

Using drug Tylenol during pregnancy linked to high autism, ADHD risk

In a new study, researchers found that exposure to acetaminophen in the womb may increase a child’s risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...

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Universe’s expansion may not be the same in all directions, says new study

One of the fundamental ideas of cosmology is that everything looks the same in all directions if you look over large enough distances. A new...

Tiny robots could swim through the body and deliver drugs to tumors

Tiny biohybrid robots on the micrometer scale can swim through the body and deliver drugs to tumors or provide other cargo-carrying functions. The natural environmental...

This compound in common vegetables may help fight fatty liver disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, occurs when the liver becomes “marbled” with fat, sometimes due to unhealthy nutrition, such as excessive intake of...

Common arthritis drug linked to higher skin cancer risk

Methotrexate is a common drug with a long history; for the past 40 years, it’s been used to treat a range of diseases. Today it...

Mindfulness may benefit people with common bowel diseases

In a new study, researchers found that people with irritable bowel syndrome experienced fewer gut symptoms after they participated in a mindfulness program meant...

Whether marijuana could reduce pain is unclear, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found that medical marijuana users who say they have high levels of pain are more likely than those with...