Psychology & Psychiatry

Healthy development thanks to older siblings

During the first years of their lives, children develop the cognitive, social and emotional skills that will provide the foundations for their lifelong health and achievements. However, exposure to environmental stressors ...

Oncology & Cancer

Surgery plus chemo better for treating relapsed ovarian cancer

(HealthDay)—For women with recurrent ovarian cancer, overall survival is longer with cytoreductive surgery followed by chemotherapy than with chemotherapy alone, according to a study published in the Dec. 2 issue of the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

French schoolchildren mask up again as COVID cases rise

Schoolchildren in large parts of France were ordered Monday to again wear face masks in class, less than a month after being allowed to remove them, as the country tries to tamp down a surge in COVID cases.

Immunology

How the immune system keeps the intestinal flora in balance

The bacteria living in the intestine consist of some 500 to 1000 different species. They make up what is known as the intestinal flora, which plays a key role in digestion and prevents infections. Unlike pathogens that invade ...

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