Month: August 2021

The study focused on multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), an inflammatory response involving multiple organs that can occur weeks after infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Although most patients improve with medical care, more than half the MIS-C cases in the U.S. require ICU admission, and the condition can be deadly. A
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Since the COVID-19 pandemic reached the United States in early 2020, scientists have struggled to find laboratory models of SARS-CoV-2 infection, the respiratory virus that causes COVID-19. Animal models fell short; attempts to grow adult human lungs have historically failed because not all of the cell types survived. Undaunted, stem cell scientists, cell biologists, infectious
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Rebecca Zisser/HuffPost; Photos: Getty ImagesExperts talk about the areas of our body we’re not exercising or stretching as often as we should. It’s time to reshape the full-body workout. When we think of these types of routines, we typically think of working the core, glutes and legs, and arms. But if we want to really
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Timely vaccination for babies is essential as it ensures adequate immunity against potentially life-threatening diseases. Vaccines are developed and issued for widespread use after extensive research on their safety and efficacy (1). There are different types of vaccines, and most contain an inactive or weakened form of the pathogen or
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Miralax is an over-the-counter osmotic laxative used for treating constipation. It is the trade name of the medicine that contains the water-soluble drug polyethylene glycol 3350 (PEG 3350). PEG 3350 helps hold more water in the bowel, thus making the stool softer and easier to pass (1)(2). MiraLax, GlycoLax, Lax-A-Day,
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Would you like to find out unique ways to make repairs in your home? This time you will learn many house repair hacks to have fun while fixing things and small details in any room. Pay close attention and discover how to give a different use to everyday objects. From now on you can become
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A deep look into a nationwide mass vaccination setting in Israel revealed that the BNT162b2 (Pfizer–BioNTech) vaccine is not linked with an elevated risk of a majority of the adverse events under study, with the exception of myocarditis. However, even that potentially severe adverse event is much more pervasive following the infection with severe acute
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COOLEST PHONE CASES There are tons of different useful hacks in your smartphone’s settings you may have had no idea about, such as headphones remote shutter, water drop macro lens, white sheet reflector, pantyhose portrait softener, sunglasses filter, underwater housing, flashlight diffuser, racing game gadget. I’m gonna show you how to make incredibly stylish and
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE The phrase “eating for two” during breastfeeding is “partially” true. Although a lactating woman doesn’t need to consume food twice her requirement, she must consume an additional 500 calories a day to compensate for the approximately 500 calories burnt due to breastfeeding (1) (2). Most breastfeeding moms are preoccupied with
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Salmon is a low-mercury, fatty fish that has a soft, flaky texture. It is rich in lean protein, omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA), vitamins, and minerals (1). These attributes make salmon an excellent choice to add to your baby’s weaning foods. But before you begin feeding salmon to babies,
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE New parents may get anxious when they notice their babies gasping for air. Babies gasping for air may not always be a cause for concern. Nevertheless, it helps to know the normal and the abnormal causes that may lead to gasping. Babies usually gasp when something is stuck in their
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PERFECT SPOOKY HALLOWEEN Between trick-or-treaters and friendly neighbours, your house gets plenty of food traffic during October. With these DIY Halloween decorations, your home will be looking its very best! Whether you summon a Sanderson sister from Hocus Pocus, Hermione Granger from Harry Potter, or one of the witches from The Wizard of Oz, you
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Age-appropriate naps during the daytime are essential for a baby to get the required hours of sleep since they won’t sleep for longer stretches at nighttime. Babies require fewer naps as they grow older, but it is essential to supplement their nighttime sleep with naps for optimal development. Although it
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Northwestern Medicine scientists continue to investigate all aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic: from molecular mechanisms of infection, to child hospitalization and single-dose vaccine response. One dose not enough for previously infected Thomas McDade, PhD, professor of Medical Social Sciences, was senior author of the study published in EClinical Medicine. One dose of an mRNA vaccine
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Researchers from the HSE Centre for Language and Brain and their Russian and American colleagues have become the first to compare expressive and receptive language abilities of Russian children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at different linguistic levels. Their work helped them refute the hypothesis that children with ASD understand spoken language less well than
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), breast milk doesn’t require heating. One can feed room temperature or cold breast milk to their baby (1). Yet, several parents prefer warming refrigerated or frozen breast milk mainly for two common reasons. Firstly, warming stored breast milk helps to
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