Month: July 2021

Image: Shutterstock India is rich in culture, religious beliefs, and heritage. The culture is a beautiful blend of tradition, philosophy, and spirituality. The origin of all these traditions goes back to ancient scriptures, including Vedas, Puranas, and the Bhagavad Gita. These Scriptures are the source of innumerable Vedic names with powerful meanings. Keep scrolling the
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Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers, in collaboration with national and international researchers, have identified a genetic mutation in a small number of children with a rare type of inflammatory bowel disease. The discovery of the mutation, which weakens the activity of a protein linked to how the immune system fights viruses in the gut, may help
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Image: Shutterstock Brazil witnessed the cultural assimilation of the indigenous folks with the traditions of the Portuguese settlers who established colonies during the early 16th century. Over the centuries, Portuguese ended up becoming the primary spoken language of the country. It resulted in the adoption of many Portuguese cultural aspects, including names and surnames. As
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Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Honey is a natural sweetener well-known for its potential health benefits. Besides, it holds several valuable medicinal properties, making its use prevalent in traditional medicine. People across ages relish honey by adding it to different foods and drinks. However, honey for babies isn’t considered safe. Honey isn’t a common allergen or
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People with type 2 diabetes diagnosed during youth have a high risk of developing complications at early ages and have a greater chance of multiple complications within 15 years after diagnosis. The findings are the culmination of a first-of-its-kind trial funded largely by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part
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portishead1 via Getty ImagesFrom mental health changes to bonding over shared experiences, the pandemic will have long-term effects on many children.  The COVID-19 pandemic changed all of our lives, but for developing children, its impact may have more long-term effects. “Every child’s experience of the pandemic is different based on their temperament and their home
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With the onset of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which is caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), scientists began an intensive effort to develop vaccines against the virus. These efforts were largely fueled by predictions that public health interventions would inevitably cripple the global economy if continued indefinitely. In the United States,
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I was so convinced that my vagina would be demolished after childbirth that I spent close to $100 on a makeshift repair kit: plus- size adult diapers, perineum-shaped ice packs, and Tucks antiseptic wipes. Although labour was an insane thirty-six hours, with an epidural that ONLY froze my legs (thank you, modern science), my vagina
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The economic burden of providing special education and training for a child diagnosed with ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) is estimated to cost the average American family five times as much as a child without ADHD. Such cost considerations force many families to focus on the remission of the condition through prescribed medications. A study in the
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New research shows that 3-year-old toddlers had lower blood pressure when they were breastfed as babies in comparison to ones that weren’t. Woman Breastfeeding. Image Credit: Kingspirit Image Room/Shutterstock.com Exploring cardiovascular disease risk factors in early childhood The development and onset of risk factors for medical conditions such as cardiovascular disease has remained elusive, but
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