Medicina

Sucking your babys pacifier may benefit their health

Sucking your babys pacifier may benefit their health

A 2013 study found that children whose parents cleaned their pacifiers by sucking on them had a lower chance of developing asthma and eczema. The study, being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology meeting in Seattle, US is believed to be the first of its kind in the US to evaluate the association between pacifier cleaning methods and the antibody Immunoglobulin E, or IgE. Consulte Mais Informação

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Patients and Physicians urged to use antibiotics sparingly

Patients and Physicians urged to use antibiotics sparingly

A team of health-care professionals estimated that the antibiotic-resistance bacteria represent an issue that costs Canada $1 billion a year, draining health-care budgets and postponing the treatment of infections. Last year, a new and comprehensive European Union action plan on antimicrobial resistance was adopted, setting the Commission's objectives to tackle it in human health, animal health and environment policies. Consulte Mais Informação

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Campaign group calls for ban on sugar-laden 'freakshakes'

Campaign group calls for ban on sugar-laden 'freakshakes'

The British Heart Foundation 's exercise calculator shows that the average 25-year-old would have to jog for three hours straight just to burn off that amount of calories. Freakshakes have become popular in Ireland over the past few years, with many food places and cafes boasting the calorie-filled dairy drink. Toby Carvery's Unicorn Freakshake is made with grape and raspberry flavoured ice cream, blackcurrant jelly pieces, milk, freshly whipped cream and topped with marshmallow, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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UN peacekeepers killed in DR Congo

UN peacekeepers killed in DR Congo

Security Council said late Thursday. "Our peacekeeping colleagues tell us that six peacekeepers from Malawi and one from Tanzania who are part of the U.N. The ADF originated in Uganda as a rebel force against the government and carried out deadly bombings in the 1990s. Eastern Congo has been plagued by banditry and armed insurrections for more than two decades since the fall of military ruler Mobutu Sese Seko, but the past year has seen a surge in violence around North Kivu. Consulte Mais Informação

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Withings Returns To Fitness Trackers With New Pulse HR

Withings Returns To Fitness Trackers With New Pulse HR

Also part of the design is a reinforced black polycarbonate surface within a stainless steel casing. The tracker is water-resistant for up to 50 meters. It will track sleep quality though, providing a sleep score at the end of your night calculated from your length and quality of shut-eye. However, users also have to option to manually select what type of workout they want to track. Consulte Mais Informação

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‘Batkid’ Miles Scott Is Cancer

‘Batkid’ Miles Scott Is Cancer

When the city stepped up for the incredible feat of generosity, Miles was in remission. It is an important milestone for Miles Scott , now 10, who lives in Northern California and was diagnosed with leukemia when he was a year old. The wish for Miles drew even the attention of then-President Barack Obama who issued his first ever Vine on Twitter congratulating Miles. "This wish meant closure for our family and an end to over three years of putting toxic drugs in our son's body", said ... Consulte Mais Informação

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My Health Record changes pass upper house

My Health Record changes pass upper house

But his wife and other son kept getting an error when they tried to opt out online . "How do we opt out when the #MyHealthRecord website is down and the phones are jammed?" "It's obviously very frustrating". The use of your data in a de-identified form (which means you'll be anonymous) for research will be allowed and is known as "secondary use". Ms King said the current opt-out period would end before the government could pass legislation with extra privacy protections. Consulte Mais Informação

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Over 10,000 Structures Destroyed By Camp Fire

Over 10,000 Structures Destroyed By Camp Fire

What was left was a ghostly, smoky expanse of empty lots covered in ash and strewn with twisted wreckage and debris. More than 9,600 firefighters, including many from out of state, were battling wildfires across California. It looks like a war zone , and it is. The revised list of 630 people whose whereabouts and fate remained unknown is more than double the 297 listed earlier in the day by the Butte County Sheriff's Office. Consulte Mais Informação

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Study finds decreased social media use improves mood and wellbeing

Study finds decreased social media use improves mood and wellbeing

According to those who conducted the research, users could have used social media more than the allotted time on their desktops- times which would not have been accounted for in the study . Other studies implied that people who spend time on social media may simply be more likely to be depressed than people who are not. "Facebook did not participate in this study, but our teams are working to better understand the research about technology and well-being". Consulte Mais Informação

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