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Breastfeeding In Side-Lying Position Cause Ear Infections

The study found that the mother's breastfeeding their babies in the side-lying position, this is harmful to babies, and if breastfeeding while lying down could be irritating to their delicate ears or throat. The study was published in the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery is when blockage of the eustachian tube during a cold, allergy, or upper respiratory infection, and the presence of bacteria or viruses lead to a build-up of pus and mucus behind the eardrum.

Ways to Improve Indigenous Healthcare

For Bonnie Duran, it felt like coming home. For two months in 1982, she lived at a Tibetan monastery in Nepal. As a mixed-race Native American, she’d long witnessed the suffering of her community, and what she learned there about Buddhism’s first noble truth—that suffering is pervasive—resonated with her deeply.

Benefits of Lung Cancer Screenings, Smokers's Innacurate

Regular cancer screenings can lower the chance of death from lung cancer. But they cannot reduce the risk of developing lung cancer for people who smoke. Patients seem to be confused about the actual benefits and limitations of lung cancer screenings, according to a study by the VA Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care in Seattle.

Aged People And Women Represented In Drug Trials Of Cardiology

Researchers aimed to contrast age and female representation in the most influential randomized controlled trials in cardiology of the last 20 years to population prevalence and to assess the study factors affecting representation. Trying to determine how best to treat a patient, doctors often look to randomized clinical trials to guide their choice of what drug to prescribe.

One of the most common illnesses is heart disease, and in recent years it's been proven that, contrary to popular belief, more women have heart problems than men do; similarly, it's more common for older people to have a heart condition than younger people.

The study was published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomesresearchers continue to test new heart drugs mostly on men (71%), even though the majority of people affected by heart disease are women.