Children who are exposed to the Zika virus while in the womb, but who are not subsequently diagnosed with Zika-related birth defects and congenital Zika syndrome (CZS), may still display differences in some aspects of cognitive development, mood and mobility compared to unexposed children, reports a study published in Pediatric Research. These findings suggest that
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In a recent study published in Pediatric Research, researchers assessed the neurodevelopment in preschool-aged Zika-exposed children without congenital Zika syndrome. Study: Preschool neurodevelopment in Zika virus-exposed children without congenital Zika syndrome. Image Credit: Kateryna Kon/Shutterstock Children exposed to the Zika virus (ZIKV) during gestation at the time of the ZIKV pandemic have aged to early childhood.
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In a study that examined bias in the workplace, a University of Florida researcher found that those in management positions demonstrate explicit and implicit bias toward others from marginalized groups and often express more implicit bias than people who are not in management. The study, published this month in Frontiers in Psychology, drew from 10
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An online yoga program appears to be effective, feasible, and safe for patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a new report. Participants reported a decrease in IBS-related symptoms and improvements in quality of life, fatigue, and perceived stress. “IBS affects upwards of 15%-20% of the North American population, and despite our advances in
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As the U.S. enters the holiday season, there is fear that the flu situation could get more alarming in the coming weeks.  Based on the latest data from the Health and Human Services Department, flu hospitalizations have increased by nearly 30% in a week. More than 11,200 people were hospitalized due to the flu virus
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Loren (left) and Dinny (right), who both lost their voices during their cancer treatment Human beings face many of their worst demons by expressing their emotions and sharing their experiences with others. For most patients, speaking out about a cancer diagnosis and voicing worries, fears, highs and lows, is an important way of dealing with
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Research published in the New England Journal of Medicine has shown that a computerized program enhanced with driving simulation training with feedback lowers the risk of car crashes for teenagers with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Annie Artiga Garner, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology at Saint Louis University, is a co-investigator in the study, which
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In a recent study published in Nature Communications, researchers compared seropositive and seronegative children between the ages of six months and 17 years to assess the risk factors and prevalence of persistent symptoms of post-coronavirus disease (COVID) syndrome. Study: A population-based serological study of post-COVID syndrome prevalence and risk factors in children and adolescents. Image
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Sitting across from a patient explaining a complicated treatment proposal, protocol, or medication may be one of the most complex yet crucial tasks you have as a physician. Although informed consent is at the forefront of shared decisions between you and your patient, there’s a fine line between providing enough information on the risks and
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Scientists have created a machine that will listen to your farts, pee, and poop. Yes, that’s right. The machine will recognize and analyze the sound of each bathroom-related activity. The scientists have cleverly named the machine Synthetic Human Acoustic Reproduction Testing machine (S.H.A.R.T.). It is a mechanical device fitted with pumps, nozzles, and tubes. The
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies at a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies hearing to discuss President Biden’s fiscal year 2023 budget request for the National Institute of Health on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 17, 2022. Anna Rose
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Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  The James Webb Space Telescope has spied clouds on one of the solar system’s most intriguing moons. In November, the space observatory turned its infrared gaze on Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. It’s the
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Researchers have long been working on how to treat obesity, a serious condition that can lead to hypertension, diabetes, chronic inflammation, and cardiovascular diseases. Studies have also revealed a strong correlation of obesity and cancer–recent data show that smoking, drinking alcohol, and obesity are the biggest contributors to cancer worldwide. The development of fat cells,
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A prospective, randomized, open-level clinical trial demonstrates that gargling with povidone-iodine accelerates viral clearance and reduces saliva infectivity in patients with asymptomatic or mild coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The trial findings have been published in the journal Scientific Reports. Study: A prospective, randomized, open-label trial of early versus late povidone-iodine gargling in patients with COVID-19.
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Residue from rinse agents is left behind on dishes after they are cleaned in professional-grade dishwashers. This damages the natural protective layer in the gut and can contribute to the onset of chronic diseases, as demonstrated by researchers working with organoids at the Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma Research. Whether it’s at a restaurant,
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