In a recent study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, researchers assessed how Canada performed on all coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)-related metrics compared to the group of 10 (G10) peer countries: France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States (US). Study: Canada’s response to the initial
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New research from UC Santa Cruz shows incremental improvements in the representation of autistic adults in film, television, books, media coverage, and advocacy organization websites. The study, published in the journal Autism in Adulthood, follows up on a 2011 paper, “Infantilizing Autism,” in Disability Studies Quarterly, which had found that popular portrayals of autism were
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If you don’t want to leave home but still want to have a productive day with entertaining activities, today we recommend you take a needle and thread to learn how to decorate your clothes and make arrangements with your own hands. You can choose many different styles and practice as often as needed. We will
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Sleep duration is now considered an essential component for ideal heart and brain health. Life’s Essential 8™ cardiovascular health score replaces Life’s Simple 7™, according to a new Presidential Advisory, Life’s Essential 8-;Updating and Enhancing the American Heart Association’s Construct on Cardiovascular Health, published today in Circulation, the Association’s flagship, peer-reviewed journal. Other updates to
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About 80% of people in the U.S. have low to moderate cardiovascular health based on the American Heart Association’s new Life’s Essential 8™ checklist according to a new study published today in Circulation, the Association’s flagship, peer-reviewed journal. Life’s Essential 8™, also published today in Circulation, details the Association’s updated guidance to measure cardiovascular health,
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As of June 28, 2022, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus responsible for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), has infected over 545 million people and caused over 6.3 million deaths globally. Study: Broad Cross-Reactive IgA and IgG against Human Coronaviruses in Milk Induced by COVID-19 Vaccination and Infection. Image Credit: evso /
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A study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), published by Elsevier, reports that, among very preterm born children, subgroups can be distinguished with distinct outcome profiles that vary in severity, type, and combinations of deficits. Children born very preterm, that is, after a pregnancy duration of less than
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In an earlier video, Dr. Sarah Garwood discussed why teens cut themselves and how parents can recognize the warning signs. In this follow-up video, Dr. Garwood speaks directly to kids and teens about how to get help if you or someone you know is cutting or hurting themselves. She also provides tactics for teens that
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When faced with a formidable foe for months on end, the immune system’s T cells begin to tire. Whether fighting a cancer or a chronic infection, they become less effective over time, a phenomenon dubbed “T cell exhaustion” by scientists. Now, researchers at Gladstone Institutes and Stanford University have revealed the genetic switches that get
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Screening both mothers and fathers for depression beyond their child’s first birthday in pediatric offices – the current standard practice – could identify families in need of mental health and other critical resources, according to a Rutgers study. Pediatric professionals can play an important role in detecting parental depression. However, the current American Academy of
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Infants undergoing heart surgery are connected to a heart-lung machine and given nitric oxide as an anti-inflammatory. Researchers from the Universities of Zurich and Queensland have now conducted the world’s largest study of its kind, showing that using nitric oxide does not improve children’s recovery after surgery. Congenital heart disease affects about one in a
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In a recent study published in The Lancet journal, researchers at Imperial College London quantified the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination programs in 185 countries and territories between December 8, 2020, and December 8, 2021. Study: Global impact of the first year of COVID-19 vaccination: a mathematical modelling study. Image Credit: Foxeel / Shutterstock 
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Funny Back to School Pranks Hi! School days are about to start, do you miss them already? Here we have some great ideas that you will definitely want to try as soon as possible. Edible paint This is an easy prank. You’ll need any colourful candies – we got Skittles at hand. Just put them
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