A deep look into a nationwide mass vaccination setting in Israel revealed that the BNT162b2 (Pfizer–BioNTech) vaccine is not linked with an elevated risk of a majority of the adverse events under study, with the exception of myocarditis. However, even that potentially severe adverse event is much more pervasive following the infection with severe acute
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE The phrase “eating for two” during breastfeeding is “partially” true. Although a lactating woman doesn’t need to consume food twice her requirement, she must consume an additional 500 calories a day to compensate for the approximately 500 calories burnt due to breastfeeding (1) (2). Most breastfeeding moms are preoccupied with
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COOLEST PHONE CASES There are tons of different useful hacks in your smartphone’s settings you may have had no idea about, such as headphones remote shutter, water drop macro lens, white sheet reflector, pantyhose portrait softener, sunglasses filter, underwater housing, flashlight diffuser, racing game gadget. I’m gonna show you how to make incredibly stylish and
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Image: Shutterstock Occasional impulsiveness, hyperactivity, and attention lags are common in children (1). However, when a child persistently exhibits these characteristics that it affects their daily functioning, it could be due to ADHD. ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder of childhood associated with impulsive and over-active behavior as well as difficulty
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The side effects of the Pfizer-BioNTech jab against COVID-19 are likely to be mild to moderate and clear up quickly in 12-15 year olds at high risk of complications from the infection because of certain coexisting conditions, reveals a small study accepted for publication in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. Although the study numbers
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Age-appropriate naps during the daytime are essential for a baby to get the required hours of sleep since they won’t sleep for longer stretches at nighttime. Babies require fewer naps as they grow older, but it is essential to supplement their nighttime sleep with naps for optimal development. Although it
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PERFECT SPOOKY HALLOWEEN Between trick-or-treaters and friendly neighbours, your house gets plenty of food traffic during October. With these DIY Halloween decorations, your home will be looking its very best! Whether you summon a Sanderson sister from Hocus Pocus, Hermione Granger from Harry Potter, or one of the witches from The Wizard of Oz, you
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Northwestern Medicine scientists continue to investigate all aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic: from molecular mechanisms of infection, to child hospitalization and single-dose vaccine response. One dose not enough for previously infected Thomas McDade, PhD, professor of Medical Social Sciences, was senior author of the study published in EClinical Medicine. One dose of an mRNA vaccine
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), breast milk doesn’t require heating. One can feed room temperature or cold breast milk to their baby (1). Yet, several parents prefer warming refrigerated or frozen breast milk mainly for two common reasons. Firstly, warming stored breast milk helps to
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Researchers with the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center led a multisite study which has demonstrated that, when controlled and standardized, quantitative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the pancreas is highly reproducible when using different MRI hardware and software at different geographic locations. This finding opens up a new
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Researchers from the HSE Centre for Language and Brain and their Russian and American colleagues have become the first to compare expressive and receptive language abilities of Russian children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at different linguistic levels. Their work helped them refute the hypothesis that children with ASD understand spoken language less well than
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Children with infantile spasms, a rare form of epileptic seizures, should be treated with one of three recommended therapies and the use of non-standard therapies should be strongly discouraged, according to a study of their effectiveness by a Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigator and collaborating colleagues in the Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium. Early treatment
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE “I want to pee!”, “I am hungry!”, “Can we read one more book, please?”—Do these lines seem familiar? Are you one of those exhausted, sleep-deprived parents whose toddler won’t go to bed without throwing tantrums no matter what? We feel you, dear sleep-deprived parent! Stalling sleep is a common ploy
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Muffin is a baked product usually made with all-purpose flour, milk, egg, butter or shortening, raising agent, and flavoring. It could also contain nuts, fresh or dried fruits, and seeds. You can buy sweet and savory muffins from the market, but you can customize their ingredients and size by baking
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