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Skin patch can help children develop more tolerance to peanut, study involving Irish children finds

The study monitored over 350 children aged between four and 11, some of whom were from Ireland. Stock photo Skin patch can help children develop more tolerance to peanut, study involving Irish children finds Independent.ie A skin patch can help children develop more tolerance to peanut, according to new research. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/skin-patch-can-help-children-develop-more-tolerance-to-peanut-study-involving-irish-children-finds-37843491.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37843490.ece/a9e57/AUTOCROP/h342/nutallergy.PNG Email A skin… Read More »

Maternal Depression, But Not Exposure to SSRIs, Associated with Worse Executive Functioning in Children  

While we have considerable data on the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy, most of this research focuses on the risk of congenital malformations in exposed children.  We have far less information regarding the long-term effects of SSRI antidepressants on neurodevelopmental outcomes in exposed children. A recent study looks at executive functioning… Read More »

Poverty, lack of health insurance among female health care workers: 1.7 million female health care workers and their children live in poverty – Science Daily

A study carried out by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania finds that low wages and poor benefits leave many female health care workers living below the poverty line. The report that will appear in the January issue of the American Journal of Public… Read More »