Gastroenterology

Changes to gut microbiome may slow cancer growth in smokers

Changes to the gut microbiome interacted with the immune system to slow the growth of cancer in mice exposed to cigarette smoke, according to research that was selected for presentation at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2020. ...

Pediatrics

Recommendations issued for imaging use in pediatric COVID-19

(HealthDay)—In an international expert consensus statement, published online April 23 in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging, recommendations are presented for chest imaging in pediatric COVID-19 patient management.

Health

Insights into why loud noise is bad for your health

Whether it is loud machinery at work, a busy freeway or a nearby airport, many people are exposed to high levels of noise. Two new mouse studies provide new insight into how this type of noise exposure can lead to high blood ...

Health

Commonly used chemicals associated with miscarriage, study finds

Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have found that maternal exposure to synthetic chemicals widely used in food packaging and commonly found in drinking water supplies is associated with a woman's risk for miscarriage ...

Health

CDC: More chemical exposures reported in January to March 2020

In January to March 2020, there were more chemical exposures reported to the National Poison Data System than in the corresponding months of 2019 and 2018, according to research published in the April 20 early-release issue ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

PTSD partners feel invisible, study finds

Recognition of the needs of wives and intimate partners in supporting the recovery of veterans and front-line emergency workers affected by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been highlighted in a new study led by ...

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