Childhood infections may affect school performance

Washington D.C. [USA], July 17 : Turns out, severe infections that have led to hospitalisation during childhood are associated with lower school achievement in adolescence.
According to a new research conducted at Wolters Kluwer Health, higher numbers of hospitalizations for infections are associated with a reduced probability of completing ninth…

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Tree shrews violate mammal rules!

Washington D.C. [USA], July 16 : Tree shrews, a species closely related to primates, seems to violate the mammal rules as they tolerate spices unlike other members of their species.
Spicy foods elicit a pungent or hot and painful sensation that repels most mammals.
The researchers at Chinese Academy of…

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Routinely screening can prevent opioid use

Washington D.C. [USA], July 16 : A new study suggests that routine screening and proper treatment for patients can prevent the opioid abuse.
Researchers at Oregon Health and Science University outlined the use of opioids and its treatment.
“Treatment can save lives,” said Todd Korthuis, author of the study. “The…

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Teens need vigorous exercise to cut heart risk later in life

Washington DC, [USA] July 12 : Turns out, teenagers who engage in high-intensity exercise have lower blood pressure which ultimately may lead to a lower risk of developing heart diseases later in life.
The study by researchers at the Children’s Health & Exercise Research Centre, University of Exeter, conducted…

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