Bekah Martinez 'Never' Planned to Nurse Daughter, 17 Months, 'This Long'

Surprise, surprise! Bekah Martinez wasn’t expecting to still be nursing her daughter, Ruth, at 17 months. See Bekah Martinez Breast-Feed Her 2 Kids in Nursing Pics “Never made plans to nurse this long but never made plans to wean, so here we are,” the Bachelor alum, 25, captioned a Tuesday, July 28, Instagram Story selfie. In the social media upload, […]

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Specific bacteria help explain stunted growth in malnourished children

Many children treated for childhood malnutrition in developing countries never fully recover. They suffer from stunted growth, immune system dysfunction and poor cognitive development that typically cause long-term health issues into adulthood. Now, new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research involving malnourished children in Bangladesh has implicated specific […]

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Scientists decipher key mechanism in hypoxia

Researchers at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) and the Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Princesa (IIS Princesa) have made a major advance toward deciphering the mechanism through which the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) increases in the early phases of hypoxia (acute reduction in tissue oxygen). The finding represents an important advance in the understanding of cell physiology […]

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The new dietary guidelines parents need to know

If you’re a parent or are thinking of becoming one, you likely know how important the first 1,000 days are in a baby and young child’s development. Unicef points out that the time between conception and a toddler’s second birthday is when the foundations for health, growth, and neurodevelopment are laid — and for the most part, set in stone. […]

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Women on the pill may face high blood clot risks from COVID-19

Women who are pregnant, on the pill or taking estrogen could face high risks for deadly blood clots if they catch coronavirus, doctors warn High levels of estrogen from being pregnant, taking the oral contraceptives or hormone replacement therapy raise blood clot risks  Coronavirus attacks blood vessels and can cause clots that have ultimately killed many patients – even young […]

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Model Mom! Coca Rocha Is Pregnant With Her and James Conran's 3rd Child

A tie-breaker! Coco Rocha is pregnant with her and James Conran’s third child, a baby girl, after previously welcoming daughter Ioni and son Iver, Us Weekly confirms. Celebs Announcing Pregnancies in 2020 “I’m beyond excited to let you all know that we are expecting our third baby,” the model, 31, captioned her Wednesday, July 29, Instagram reveal. “As you can imagine, this […]

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Have you heard? Middle ear, mastoid harbor SARS-Cov-2 and may pose risk for medical staffs

A team of otolaryngologists and pathologists at Johns Hopkins Medicine has confirmed that SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus behind the current COVID-19 pandemic, can colonize the middle ear and mastoid region of the head behind the ear. Based on this, the team recommends that physicians, surgeons, nurses and other health care professionals—especially otolaryngologists—should practice recommended protective procedures against SARS-CoV-2 when dealing […]

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Study shows large gaps in access to oral health care for poorest Californians

A new policy brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research shows that low-income California adults are less likely to receive timely dental care like regular checkups and are more likely to visit the dentist for specific problems than those with higher incomes—a fact that holds true even for low-income residents who have dental insurance. The study authors found […]

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