Nigeria’s latest target for introducing a life-saving vaccine against cervical cancer has been branded unrealistic by health specialists as cost concerns have yet to be addressed, leaving thousands of Nigerian women at risk. According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer, cervical cancer ranks as the second most frequent cancer among women in Nigeria.
The following is excerpted from A Gelato A Day, a collection of family travel stories edited by Claudia Laroye © 2022. Reprinted by permission of the publisher, Guernica Editions. I’ve cage dived with crocodiles, hung off the side of holy mountains in China, and raced horses in Mongolia. But here’s the truth: The thought of travelling for
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Asperger’s syndrome or Asperger’s disorder belongs to a group of neurological disorders known as Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). This condition is not considered a severe mental illness. However, it can affect the development of a teen’s social and communication skills. Although teenagers with Asperger’s syndrome find it hard to communicate
Declines in essential health care utilization during the COVID-19 pandemic in low- and lower-middle-income countries devastatingly impact women and children’s health, according to a new study publishing August 30th in the open-access journal PLOS Medicine by Tashrik Ahmed of the World Bank, US, and colleagues. In some of the world’s poorest countries, the projected corresponding
Everyone’s favorite fall celebrity is back! August 30 marks the 19th year in a row that the Pumpkin Spice Latte returns to Starbucks for their seasonal fall menu. Of course, that’s not the only cozy menu item to indulge on a brisk fall day. There’s also the Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew (my personal fav!), Apple
Tight control of blood sugar in teens with Type 1 diabetes may help reduce the disease’s damaging effects on the brain, effects which have been shown even in younger children, according to a study published online today in Nature Communications. The findings indicate that better glucose control can actually improve brain structure and function in
Laila Anderson inspired us all in her battle against a rare blood disease. Now her fight continues and her story is being told like never before in documentary film. The Blues are starting a new season – and so is Laila. Watch the extended trailer!
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Pets are a significant part of our lives. That’s why we want to help you spend incredible moments with your puppy or your cat. Get ready to make crafts that compliment your pet’s style, you will learn to create unique accessories, and we will also give you tips to have fun with your animals and
Children with Down syndrome prefer food with a crispy, oily mouthfeel and don’t like brittle or gooey foods. But those preferences can lead to a less nutritious diet, according to Washington State University research published in the Journal of Texture Studies. Children with Down syndrome really enjoy foods like Pirate’s Booty and puffed corn. Those
A study conducted by researchers in Brazil, Australia, Austria and the United States has made significant discoveries about a type of pediatric cancer with no approved drugs for treatment and with a low survival rate. The findings, described in an article published in the journal Neuro-Oncology, pave the way for a search for more specific
After seven months of fostering Addy and her brother, Dominick, we raised our hands before a judge and promised to love and care for them as our own. After countless delays, setbacks, and turnabouts, we were officially a family. This was the finish line we’d all waited for—so why didn’t we all feel the elation
A new study conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) RECOVER Pediatric Electronic Health Records (EHR) Cohort and authored by Suchitra Rao, MD, infectious disease specialist at Children’s Hospital Colorado, found that the risk of post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC), or long COVID, in children appears to be lower than what has been
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How to Teach Kids Mindfulness The Parenting Junkie will be teaching us how to teach kids mindfulness today. You may wonder how to teach children mindfulness but don’t know where to begin. Mindful parenting is important because teaching kids mindfulness can make such a positive impact on their lives. But mindfulness for children is simpler
Sometimes all you need is a little tape to make things right. Oh yeah, when things get rough, tape can be an unlikely savior, and we’ll show you some examples in this video. And who knows?! Maybe you can get some ideas for your next craft or improve something at home. We’ll begin with cute
Race was already known to matter when it came to health outcomes for infants with congenital heart disease (CHD), the most common birth defect, affecting 1 in 100 live births. In the first year of life, African Americans are 1.4 times more likely and Hispanics are 1.7 times more likely to die due to CHD
In a recent study published in the Pediatrics journal, researchers assessed the epidemiology of neonatal coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections. Study: Epidemiology of Neonatal COVID-19 in the United States. Image Credit: Iryna Inshyna/Shutterstock Background Neonatal populations have lower rates of COVID-19 infection than adult and pediatric populations, presumably because of innate protective mechanisms. While newborns
Everyone is talking about mom burnout, as if it’s a new concept. But, it’s not. What is new when talking about burnout in 2022: Our risk for burnout is higher than ever before because of the type of lifestyle we’ve been subjected to—both during the pandemic and beyond. Between February 2020 and January 2022, nearly