Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Experts call for rejection of coronavirus policy based only on age

Experts are urging the Government to reject the formulation and implementation of policy to fight the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic based solely on the age of the population, as well as calling on both the Government and ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Is Australia's health system failing kids with autism?

Parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are calling for changes to mainstream health services as new research from the University of South Australia shows significant gaps in health practitioners' knowledge, ...

Pediatrics

Wide-ranging gender disparities remain in pediatrics

Three commonly argued justifications for the persistent discrimination and gender bias that prevent women from rising to leadership positions in the field of pediatric medicine have been debunked by a Drexel University College ...

Pediatrics

Daily exercise can boost children's exam grades – new research

Most parents are aware that physical activity is good for children—as it can help to improve their sense of self and have a positive impact on their mental health and well-being. But it's less well known that being fit ...

Health

Doctors need nutrition education, says commentary

Nutrition knowledge is essential for today's physicians, according to a JAMA Internal Medicine commentary published July 1. The commentary—authored by Neal Barnard, MD, president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Celebrity chefs could reduce foodborne illnesses, study says

Foodborne illnesses sicken more than 48 million people in the United States each year, with 128,000 requiring hospitalization and 3,000 dying, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Preparing food ...

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