Psychology & Psychiatry

Susceptibility to disease develops during childhood

The human immune system forms during childhood. The "hygiene hypothesis" provides a widely regarded perspective on this. It postulates that improved hygiene, changes in agriculture and urbanization have caused our immune ...

Health

Housing WOFs need to be combined with education, study shows

Alongside funding and regulatory support, understanding how housing affects health and safety can spur owners to make improvements to their properties, researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington and Waitara Initiatives ...

Pediatrics

Blindfolding leader improves pediatric resuscitation training

(HealthDay)—Team leaders who wear a blindfold during pediatric resuscitation simulation-based training show improved leadership skills compared with standard training teams, according to a study recently published in Frontiers ...

Cancer

ASTRO releases updated radiation oncology safety guide

In conjunction with Patient Safety Awareness Week, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) published an update today to its framework for safe and effective radiation therapy treatment.

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