Babies May Be More Sensitive to Pain Than Adults

Babies feel pain in much the same way as adults, says a new study that challenges some experts' beliefs that babies don't feel pain. Some people have argued that babies' brains aren't developed enough for them to really "feel" pain, said Read more

Pets Can Spread Infections to People: Review

Pets can transfer infections to humans, especially young children, seniors, pregnant women and those with weakened immune systems, experts report. Pet owners and health care providers need to be aware of this risk and take steps to protect vulnerable people, said Read more

Black Women More Likely to Have Dense Breast Tissue, Study Shows

New research finds that black women are more likely than white women to have dense breasts, potentially boosting their breast cancer risk. "Since breast density is associated with breast cancer risk, a better understanding of racial differences in breast density levels Read more

Treating Sleep Apnea May Help Those With Heart Rhythm Disorder

People with both atrial fibrillation and obstructive sleep apnea are less likely to have a recurrence of the heart rhythm disorder if they use continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy, a new report says. Researchers from New York University Langone Medical Read more

Coronavirus

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Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease in which your blood glucose, or sugar, levels are too high. Glucose comes from the foods you eat. Insulin is a hormone that helps the glucose get into your cells to give them energy.

Women's Health

Nutrition and Exercise During Pregnancy

Healthy eating is vitally important during pregnancy to provide your baby with what it needs to grow and be healthy. Pregnant women need 300 extra calories per day.. read more


 
 
 
 
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