Coronavirus: The fine line between humor and insensitivity

Mar 27, 2020 Wellness
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In times of crisis, humor is a way to face reality, but this time many have come off badly with their comments

New evidence on the mistreatment of women during childbirth

Mar 24, 2020 Wellness
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New evidence from a WHO-led study in four countries shows more than one-third of women experience mistreatment during childbirth in health facilities.

COVID-19 workers get training to protect their own health

Mar 24, 2020 Wellness
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The National Institutes of Health will launch a new website with important educational resources for Coronavirus workers.

How to manage cancer care during COVID-19 pandemic

Mar 18, 2020 Wellness
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"Our goal is to keep our cancer patients and staff safe while continuing to provide compassionate, high-quality care under new circumstances".

Working women healthier even after retirement age

Mar 18, 2020 Wellness
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A new study found that women who worked consistently during their prime midlife working years had better health than non-working women later in life.

Are women getting adequate nutrition during preconception and pregnancy?

Mar 18, 2020 Wellness
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Higher level education was associated with improved adherence to dietary guidelines in pregnant women. Find out more in here

COVID-19: The immune system can fight back

Mar 17, 2020 Wellness
Women's holding umbrella.
A robust immune system is a viable answer to the world's newest pandemic

To protect your brain, don't be (too) kind!

Mar 12, 2020 Wellness
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With the help of brain imaging, the results showed that elderly people with low agreeableness are better protected against Alzheimer's disease.

Babies born prematurely can catch up their immune systems

Mar 09, 2020 Wellness
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Researchers have found babies born before 32 weeks' gestation can rapidly acquire some adult immune functions after birth.

Household chemical use linked to child language delays

Mar 05, 2020 Wellness
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If their parents use chemicals such as household cleaners, children are more likely to show delays in language development by age 2.

Obesity promotes virulence of influenza

Mar 03, 2020 Wellness
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Currently, 50% of the adult population worldwide is overweight or obese. Obesity has been shown to increase the severity of influenza infection

Job insecurity negatively affects your personality

Feb 27, 2020 Wellness
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New research shows that experiencing chronic job insecurity can change your personality for the worse

Stressed out? Spend some time in nature

Feb 26, 2020 Wellness
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New research has found that as little as 10 minutes in a natural setting can help college students feel happier and lessen the effects of both physical and mental stress.

Gender violence related to higher risk of death for women

Feb 25, 2020 Wellness
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A study by the Universities of Warwick and Birmingham, says that gender violence is also related to the development of cardiometabolic diseases.

Coronavirus has infected more men than women, why?

Feb 24, 2020 Wellness
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Even though further study is needed, the answer could be linked to women´s inmune system and smoking
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