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October, 2015

  • 25 October

    Doctors are urged to combat childhood malnutrition by asking kids if they are hungry

    Childhood malnutrition is hugely influenced when kids worry about their next meal or know what hunger feels like, which are indications for “food insecurity” according to experts at the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics). A policy statement has been released by AAP that says health assessment questions should be asked …

  • 24 October

    Study shows common shoulder dislocation can heal without surgery

    Acromio clavicular joint dislocation is the most common form of shoulder dislocation and is more often treated with surgery. However, a recent study has suggested that surgery may not be needed unless it is severe dislocations. The researchers of the study have found that most patients, who have dislocated their …

  • 24 October

    Plague also known as “Black Death” afflicted humankind longer than expected

    A study on the ancient DNA from the human teeth in Europe and Asia has revealed that the bacteria, Yersinia pestis, infected humans 3, 000 to 5, 000 years ago, nearly 3 millenniums earlier than believed. The finding was published in the journal Cell, calling back the history between humans …

  • 22 October

    Study links obesity in children to frequent consumption of antibiotics

    It seems that yet another demerit of antibiotics has been found out by physicians. A recent study shows that children who take their antibiotics on a regular basis are more prone to obesity than those who have never been exposed to the drug. The research also suggests that antibiotics taken …

  • 22 October

    The condition of Pauline Cafferkey, nurse suffering from Ebola, has improved and is stable

    Pauline Cafferkey, 39 and nurse from Scotland, suffered a setback and was admitted at the Royal Free Hospital, North West of London, after feeling unwell in Glasgow earlier this month. Mrs. Cafferkey was critically ill after doctors thought she had seen off the deadly infection and was fighting for her …