There's little question about the value of breast milk as a source of infant nutrition, but a University at Buffalo sociologist is part of a research team whose new study is adding critical nuance toward better understanding the association between breastfeeding and infant health in the first year of life
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Patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE) carry a high risk of recurrence. Accordingly, a 16-year Danish prospective cohort study of nearly 74,000 patients with incident VTE concluded that the risk of recurrence is substantial.
The number of newborns suffering from syphilis has nearly tripled in recent years, U.S. health officials reported. Cases jumped from 362 in 2013 to 918 in 2017—the highest number in 20 years. Cases were seen in 37 states, mostly in the West and South.
In the largest DNA sequencing study of Tourette Disorder (TD) to date, UC San Francisco researchers and their collaborators have unearthed new data suggesting a potential role for disruptions in cell polarity in the development of this condition
The small intestine is a hotbed of microbial activity and a target of probiotic treatments for diarrhea, inflammatory bowel disease, and irritable bowel syndrome, among other conditions.
By looking at Earth's full natural history and evolution, astronomers may have found a template for vegetation fingerprints borrowing from epochs of changing flora to determine the age of habitable exoplanets. The study was published online in Astrobiology Journal.
A new University of Hertfordshire study found that using certain over-the-counter herbal medicines and dietary supplements alongside prescription drugs could pose serious health risks, especially amongst older adults
Researchers have discovered a rare example in which the mammalian body functions better in old age. A team at the University of Pennsylvania found that, in skin wounds in mice, being older increased tissue regeneration and decreased scar formation. The same findings were confirmed in studies of human tissue. The study was published in the journal Cell Reports.
LSU Health New Orleans Scott Cancer Center has enrolled the first patients in the United States in a National Cancer Institute/Southwest Oncology Group clinical trial for men whose prostate cancer has spread
Telenor Health and the Diabetic Association of Bangladesh (BADAS) have launched the first- ever diabetes management service, Dia360, to help people with diabetes manage their blood sugar levels and reduce risks of complications.