Obstetrics & gynaecology

Many pregnancies affected by iron deficiency

(HealthDay)—Less than half of individuals have their ferritin levels checked during pregnancy, and among those who do, half have low iron levels, according to a study published online Aug. 30 in Blood Advances.

Psychology & Psychiatry

We are less skeptical of genetic engineering than assumed

We often hear that Swiss consumers want their agriculture to be free from genetic engineering. But consumer acceptance of genetically modified crops is likely to be higher than the media leads us to believe, Angela Bearth ...


Poll shows Floridians favor vaccine requirements for employees

Most Floridians support employers requiring workers be vaccinated against COVID-19, but respondents were split on parents deciding whether their children should wear masks at school, according to a statewide survey of 500 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Local perceptions obscure COVID risk during pandemic

Superspreading events have proven to be the primary mode of infection driving the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to an inaccurate perception of risk. While more than half a million people in the United States died from ...

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