Newborn contracts life-threatening illness from kiss, parents claim
A couple is speaking out about the potential dangers of letting others kiss and hold newborn babies after their infant contracted a life-threatening illness and is now likely to face long-term health issues.
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Jul 16, 2017
Saturday, July 15, 2017 — Children whose mothers had uncontrolled asthma during pregnancy are at increased risk of developing the disease at a young age, a new study finds. The findings suggest that “maintaining asthma control during pregnancy is an area for possible prevention of asthma in future generations,” lead author Xiaoqin Liu said. Researchers analyzed data from almost 7,200 Read more...
Jul 15, 2017
FRIDAY, July 14, 2017 — Working long hours might do more than exhaust you — it could also raise your risk of a common and potentially dangerous heart rhythm disorder, a new British study finds. “These findings show that long working hours are associated with an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, the most common cardiac arrhythmia,” said study leader Mika Read more...
Jul 13, 2017
Researchers have developed a blood test that could help with the early detection of pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest forms of the disease. Doctors usually are unable to diagnose cancer of the pancreas until it is too late. Most patients die within a year. The new test uses stem cell technology to look for markers in the blood of Read more...