Research reported it is not exactly clear how particulate matter can trigger autism. Air pollution refers to the mixture and release of pollutants into the air that are damaging to human health and the environment. Usually, polluted air is formed of ozone, particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide, vehicle exhaust,Read More →

Vaccines are a part of many well-child visits. But they also should be part of the care moms-to-be receive to protect their unborn children. “When we take care of pregnant patients, we’re really taking care of two patients: mom and baby. We know that pregnant women are more susceptible to,Read More →

Should pregnant women eat pineapple? (Source: Getty Images) Pregnancy Diet Tips: Pregnant women are usually advised to not eat pineapple during pregnancy to avoid the risk of miscarriage or preterm labour. Turns out, the risk of eating pineapple during pregnancy is more of a myth with not much of scientificRead More →

Increased levels of physical activity can significantly reduce the odds of depression, even among people who are genetically predisposed to the condition, according to a new study from Harvard researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). In a paper published in the journal Depression and Anxiety, the team reported that individuals whoRead More →

A range of tests developed in Scotland could help cancer research and see more patients accepted onto clinical trials. The Glasgow Cancer Tests are a new suite of tests created at Glasgow Precision Oncology Laboratory (GPOL). The affordable solid tumour and blood cancer tests are designed to be used inRead More →

A vasectomy is a surgical procedure that cuts or blocks the vas deferens, the two tubes that carry sperm from the testicles to the urethra. The procedure stops sperm from getting into the semen in order to prevent pregnancy. After a vasectomy, an individual can still ejaculate and produce sperm,Read More →