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Increased seizure frequency temporally related to vaping: Where there's vapor, there's seizures?

5 monthes ago   |   By Pediatric Neurology

The use of e-cigarettes, or “vaping,” has been touted as a healthier alternative to smoking and as an aid in smoking cessation. The presumed safety of vaping and wide availability has made vaping popular with teenagers. From 2017 to 2018, the prevalence of vaping nicotine or flavoring increased by nearly 10% to 25% of high school seniors1. Thus, our teenaged patients with epilepsy will likely be exposed to and may partake in vaping.
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Virome analysis reveals clues for increased risk of type 1 diabetes in children

5 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

New results from The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young study show an association between prolonged enterovirus infection and the development of autoimmunity to the insulin-producing pancreatic beta-cells that precedes type 1 diabetes.
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Association between micronutrient deficiency and acute respiratory infections in healthy adults: a systematic review of observational studies

5 monthes ago   |   By Nutrition Journal

Acute respiratory infections , including the common cold causes significant morbidity and economical losses globally. Micronutrient deficiency may increase ARI incidence risk and its associated duration a...
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Smoking cannabis increases testicular cancer risk

5 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

Men who regularly smoke cannabis increase their risk of developing testicular cancer, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association .
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E-cigarettes do NOT increase pneumonia risks, study suggests

E-cigarettes do NOT increase pneumonia risks, study suggests

5 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

A new study from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette has found that e-cigarette vapor, with or without nicotine, had no impact on the ability of pneumonia bacteria to cause infection in mice.
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Clotting Tied to COVID-19 May Harm the Placenta

Clotting Tied to COVID-19 May Harm the Placenta

Women who had COVID-19 while pregnant showed evidence of placental injury, suggesting a new complication of the illness, researchers say. Read more ...

Apartment-Friendly Bodyweight HIIT Workout

Apartment-Friendly Bodyweight HIIT Workout

Workout equipment: None Workout type: 12 Minute Timer setting: 18 x :10 x :30 1. Burpees 2. Pike push ups 3. Squat jump in/outs 4. Push up in & outs 5. High knees 6. V up tuck... Read more ...

Mass testing will cut how many people will need to be quarantined by the...

Mass testing will cut how many people will need to be quarantined by the track and trace system

A team led by University of East Anglia simulated a pandemic in the village Haslemere. They estimated that 1.7% of people would need to quarantine if there was mass testing... Read more ...

Hospital in Weston-super-Mare shut to new patients 'sees 40% of staff test...

Hospital in Weston-super-Mare shut to new patients 'sees 40% of staff test positive for Covid-19'

A memo leaked to a local newspaper revealed Weston General Hospital, which has around 2,000 staff, warned of a high rate of coronavirus cases among medics. Read more ...

US pharmacies plan for surge in flu vaccines as two-thirds of Americans plan...

US pharmacies plan for surge in flu vaccines as two-thirds of Americans plan to get jab in the fall

US pharmacies are preparing for a surge of customers asking for the flu vaccine as 60% of Americans said in a new poll that they either plan to or definitely will get the jab... Read more ...

President's Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

President's Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

How are you doing? I understand the answer may not be straightforward. The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has created exceptional challenges over the last several months. Please let me... Read more ...

Stunning new graphs show how coronavirus is still surging in many US ciites

Stunning new graphs show how coronavirus is still surging in many US ciites

Researchers looked at infection and fatality rates from 116 counties in 33 states. Harrison, Texas has seen daily cases rise from 300 per 100,000 people in mid- April to 3,000... Read more ...

Coronavirus US: Vaccine trial participant fainted after injection

Coronavirus US: Vaccine trial participant fainted after injection

Ian Haydon, 29, from Seattle, Washington, developed a 103.2F fever and fainted at home after receiving his second dose of Moderna Therapueticss' coronavirus vaccine candidate Read more ...

Experts Predict How Coronavirus Will Change Gyms And Workout Classes

Experts Predict How Coronavirus Will Change Gyms And Workout Classes

Be prepared for a new normal with exercise as fitness centers reopen during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Good Bacteria During Pregnancy can Buffer Autism-like Syndrome Risk

Good Bacteria During Pregnancy can Buffer Autism-like Syndrome Risk

Providing beneficial bacteria to stressed mothers during the equivalent of the third trimester of pregnancy can prevent an autism-like disorder in their offspring, reveals a... Read more ...