Antibiotic Resistance Major Public Health Problem
Antibiotic resistance remains a major threat to public health around the world, and for the large part, the cause is misuse of antibiotics, says the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The ECDC put out the message in a statement released on Sunday to coincide with the fifth European Antibiotic Awareness Day...
Genetic Link Found In Children With Kidney Defects And Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Mutations present in children born with kidney defects are known to cause neurodevelopmental delay or mental illness, according to new research appearing in the American Journal of Human Genetics. Around 10 percent of kids with kidney defects have these mutations in their genomes, also known to be associated with mental illness and neurodevelopmental delay...
Kids In Daycare Are More Likely To Be Obese
Kids who are placed in daycare often have a fifty percent higher chance of becoming obese than children who stay home with their parents, claims a study from researchers at the University of Montreal and the CHU Sainte-Justine-Hospital Research Center, published in the Journal of Pediatrics. Dr...