Sunday, 27 November 2022

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  • ‘Hypervigilance’ may just be the reason why you feel on edge all the time - Written by Amy Beecham Constantly tense, on guard, and exceptionally aware of the emotions of others around you? Hypervigilance could be the reason.  Do you ever get the feeling that your friends are all talking about you behind your back? Or walked into a room and wondered whether every single...
  • At-home Births Rose During the Pandemic, CDC Reports - More women gave birth at home in America last year, continuing a pandemic trend and reaching the highest level in decades, according to figures released Thursday by the CDC.  The report said that almost 52,000 births occurred at home in 2021 out of 4 million total births in the country....
  • The Best R&R Gifts Starting at $14, Because Parents Deserve Self-Care Too - With the hustle and bustle of the holidays (and of course, the day-to-day of simply parenting), it can be hard to find time for some rest and relaxation. And when you do, you sometimes can’t help but feel guilty for taking some much-needed time for yourself. First of all, this...
  • Tenapanor Scores FDA Advisory Committee Endorsement - Tenapanor, a novel agent seeking US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for treating hyperphosphatemia in patients on dialysis, received endorsement from an agency advisory committee on November 16, about 15 months after the FDA initially turned down the new drug application because of inadequate evidence of meaningful efficacy. The...
  • Preparing for epidemics now and in the future - Global health issues  The World Health Organization (WHO) recently conducted a virtual press conference on global health emergencies on November 16, 2022. Margaret Harris hosted the conference at WHO Headquarters in Geneva. In addition, a broad panel of technical experts was present online and offline for discussion. COVID-19, Monkeypox &...
  • Study reveals mechanism by which malignant cells shut down anti-cancer immune responses - A Ludwig Cancer Research study has revealed a single protein expressed at high levels by cancer cells across a broad range of malignancies that erects a multifaceted barrier to anti-cancer immune responses in mouse models of cancer and so shields tumors from immune detection and destruction. Led by Ludwig Lausanne's...
  • Mindfulness lessons should be part of national curriculum, experts say - Maths, music and then… mindfulness? Meditation lessons should be part of national curriculum to combat stress of going to secondary school, experts say Most students see decline in well-being during move from primary school Cambridge and Manchester experts studied 11,000 young people across UK Experts suggested introducing ‘positive psychology’ initiatives...
  • Transgender youth, teens more likely to have sleep disorders - Teens and young adults who are transgender are four times more likely to have a sleep disorder compared to cisgender youth, a Michigan Medicine-led study finds. Researchers analyzed claims data from more than 1.2 million young people aged 12 to 25, of which 2,603 identified as transgender or gender-nonconforming. Results...
  • Sweet: Honey reduces cardiometabolic risks, study shows - Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that honey improves key measures of cardiometabolic health, including blood sugar and cholesterol levels — especially if the honey is raw and from a single floral source. The researchers conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials on honey, and found...
  • Kidney function trajectory starts in childhood, study finds - People who grew up in deprived socioeconomic conditions, or who were overweight in childhood, are more likely to have poorer kidney function in their 30s and 40s and are more at risk of developing chronic kidney disease as they get older, a University of Otago study has shown. However, the...
Personal Health

Toriola named Danforth WashU Physician-Scientist Scholar

Adetunji T. Toriola, MD, PhD, a professor of surgery in the Division of Public Health Sciences at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a William H. Danforth Washington Universit...

Unraveling the Interplay of Omicron, Reinfections, and Long Covid

The latest covid-19 surge, caused by a shifting mix of quickly evolving omicron subvariants, appears to be waning, with cases and hospitalizations beginning to fall. Like past covid waves, this one will leave a...

For Medically Vulnerable Families, Inflation’s Squeeze Is Inescapable

ROSAMOND, Calif. — Deborah Lewis rose from bed before dawn and signed in to her phone so she could begin delivering fast food, coffee, and groceries to residents in this western patch of the Mojave Desert whe...

Emenecker wins prize for innovation in biomedical science

Ryan Emenecker, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has won the 2022 Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation. The $50,000 prize recognizes excellence and cre...
Health Problems

Role of Sleep in Memory Consolidation

IntroductionSleepSleep, Learning and MemoryMemory ConsolidationRole of Sleep in Memory ConsolidationStages of Sleep and Memory TypesSleep Deprivation and MemoryDiscreet Doubts and Future ResearchReferencesFurth...

The Role of Estrogen in Pregnancy

The increased production of certain hormones throughout pregnancy is essential for maintaining the health of both the mother and fetus. Human chorionic gonadotropin hormone (hCG), human placental lactogen (hPL)...

What is Overdiagnosis and Why is it Bad?

What is overdiagnosis?Why overdiagnosis happensAdverse effects of overdiagnosisPrevention of overdiagnosisReferencesFurther reading Overdiagnosis is one of the most harmful and costly problems in modern healthc...

What are the Advantages of Open-Access Research?

IntroductionTraditional publishingOpen-access research & self-publishingLimitations of open access researchReferencesFurther reading Open access (OA) research refers to a less traditional form of publishing...
Family Health

Snap Up These Prime Day Deals on Lego Sets for...

With Amazon Prime Day in full swing this week, parents – and just about anyone with an important kid in their life – should be thrilled to know that yes, there are plenty of Lego deals to be had. Ba...

These Foods Will Make Your Eyes Healthier

Everyone, youbg and old, needs to take good care of their body. You need to consciously look out for your personal health and not just defer caring for a particular body part till when you attain a certain...

Here Are Five Reasons Why You Need Vitamin D

Vitamin D benefit muscular function, bone health, and cardiovascular system. But can a deficiency of Vitamin D cause any type of illness? Vitamin D is perhaps the easiest to procure – simply walk out and enjo...

Teenage Skin Problems & How To Deal With Them

Teenagers go through a lot of skin changes and transformations when they hit puberty. With all the hormonal changes their bodies are undergoing, it is common for teenagers to face many skin problems that could ...

Pregnant Erin Napier Jokes About Small Baby Bump at 32...

Erin Napier is closing in on her due date. On Monday, the pregnant Home Town star joked about how small she's carrying at 32 weeks along as she posed in a pink shirt and blue jeans for a snapshot posted to...
Kids Health

Redditors Are Clucking Their Disapproval at These Parents Who Ignore...

Sitting at the kids table is great! You get to laugh with your cousins, avoid that lumpy casserole and be silly. It’s one of the best parts of the holiday season…if you’re a kid. But if you&r...

Andy Cohen’s Heart-Melting Photo of Daughter Lucy Will 100% Give...

Andy Cohen may have struggles as a new dad of two, but he has no trouble at all taking adorable family photos! Over the weekend, Andy shared a snap of his 7-month-old daughter Lucy in the bath — and ...

Ryan Reynolds Shared the Funniest Reason Why He’s ‘Hoping’ Baby...

Will Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively finally get a baby boy? The Gossip Girl actress is currently pregnant with the couple’s fourth baby, and they already share daughters James, 7, Inez, 6, and Betty, 3. S...

As a Jewish Mom, I Never Worried Much About Antisemitism...

I’m going to be perfectly honest: until 2016 or so, I never really thought about antisemitism — at least not how it might affect me personally. Because, luckily, it didn’t. I was born in the l...

Magnolia Just Released the Most Adorable Toy Apartment Building That...

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SheKnows may receive an affiliate commission. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s finally time ...