Foods to help induce labour naturally

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Los Angeles – Labour can be a painful experience but one tries everything possible to help induce it naturally to finally deliver the child that stayed inside the womb for nine months. Food helps but there is no evidence to prove these are hundred per cent successful in aiding labour. Some of these foods can be: Red raspberry, orange, ripe …

BC cancels surgeries amid shortages caused by unvaccinated workers

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VICTORIA – British Columbia hospitals are postponing some surgeries due to staffing shortages created by unvaccinated health-care workers who have been put on unpaid leave, says Health Minister Adrian Dix. There are currently 3,325 health-care workers across the province who have not been immunized against COVID-19 in violation of the government’s proof-of-vaccination policy for health-care workers, which took effect last …

Mild Covid triggers sudden paranoia, delusions in 3 US teenagers

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New York – Suicidal thoughts, “paranoia-like fears”, delusions and “foggy brain” have been identified in three adolescents who had mild or asymptomatic Covid-19, according to a new study which found rogue antibodies responsible for the condition. The study is led by researchers at the University of California San Francisco. “The patients had significant neuropsychiatric manifestations despite mild respiratory symptoms, suggesting …

Genetic hearing loss condition linked with infertility

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London – A team of researchers has identified a common link between Perrault syndrome, a rare genetic condition resulting in hearing loss in men and women, and early menopause or infertility in women. The study was published in the American Journal of Human Genetics. According to Bill Newman, Professor of Translational Genomic Medicine in The Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine, …

Joining Instagram, Snapchat before age 11 results in problematic behaviour

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New York – Using social media platforms like Instagram or Snapchat before age 11 was significantly related to more problematic digital behaviour compared to those who joined these platforms when they were older, finds a new study. “Social media sites all require a minimum age of 13 to register, but the reality is that many users are younger than that: …

artnaturals® Issues Voluntary Recall of 8oz Bottles of Scent Free Hand Sanitizer

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Los Angeles – artnaturals is voluntarily recalling ten manufacturing lots of artnaturals 8oz Scent Free Hand Sanitizer. FDA testing identified 8oz bottles of Scent Free Hand Sanitizer from a single manufacturing lot: G20128A, contained several impurities. Upon being contacted by the FDA, artnaturals responded immediately to proactively address the matter out of an abundance of caution. After multiple communications with …

Smart hospitals worth to touch $59b by 2026

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London – The value of smart hospitals will reach $59 billion by 2026, up from $29 billion in 2021, according to a report by UK-based market research firm Juniper Research. The new report also identified the US and China as leading smart hospital adopters, accounting for $17 billion of market value in 2021. By 2026, the US and China will …

Nurses think about suicide more

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New York – A team of researchers has reported that nurses in the US experience suicidal ideation in greater numbers than other general workers and those who do are less likely to tell anyone about it. In a national survey, more than 7,000 nurses responded on well-being, with questions ranging from burnout to depression. More than 400 nurses reported having …

Decimating little brown bats: Studies

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New York – A project led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have revealed new insights on where and when bats hibernate across their range, and subsequently predict continued extreme levels of mortality from white-nose syndrome. The study, published in Ecology and Evolution, focused on the white-nose susceptible little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus), which ranges across most of North America, …

AY.4.2 up to 15% more transmissible than Delta

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London – A sub-variant of the Covid Delta strain – AY.4.2 – may be up to 15 per cent more transmissible than the original Delta, scientists estimate. “The emergence of yet another more transmissible strain would be suboptimal. Though, this is not a situation comparable to the emergence of Alpha and Delta that were far more transmissible — 50 per …