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Maternal obesity Linked To Early Puberty

In a study of more than 15,000 girls and their mothers maternal overweight and hyperglycemia were linked to the earlier onset of puberty in girls 6 to 11 years old. Early puberty has been linked to multiple adverse health developments as girls grow up, study finds

Emerging Infectious Diseases in India

Human societies have seen a significant decrease in mortality from infectious diseases over the past century. However, we must still struggle with ongoing pathologies we once thought were under control as well as the new ones that have emerged over the last 30 years. The vast scale of the global epidemics provoked by these viruses forces us to look more closely at the territories where they emerge.

Female Farmers' Physical Fitness Boosted With An Anti-hookworm Drug

Impoverished female farm workers infected with intestinal parasites known as hookworms saw significant improvements in physical fitness when they were treated with a low-cost deworming drug. The benefits were seen even in those with low-level infections, according to a study co-authored by researchers at Yale and the nonprofit company InnovationsCZ.

HIV Cure and HIV Persistence: Role of CD32 Molecule Addressed

An international team focused on HIV cure research, established that the CD32 molecule is not a preferential biomarker to identify HIV silent reservoirs within the immune system of patients undergoing antiretroviral therapy (ART), as proposed by a recent landmark study.

Instead, they report that CD32 identifies cells that are actively infected in spite of ART. These results, which have impactful implications for research on HIV eradication, were published in Science Translational Medicine

Inadequate Information On Multi-morbidity Among People

Increasing numbers of people worldwide are suffering life-long disability and dying prematurely due to the ineffective treatment of people with multiple health conditions, a new report suggests. The study points to an alarming lack of information about multimorbidity.

Calcific Aortic Valve Disease Affects One-Quarter Of The U.S. People

A study determines that Calcific aortic valve disease (CAVD), a disease that leaves the aortic valve stiff and calcified, preventing blood flow from the heart into the aorta affects one-quarter of the U.S. population aged 65 and over. There is no pharmacological treatment for CAVD. Without an invasive valve replacement surgery, most patients will die within two years of disease onset. The study was published in Circulation.