Kids Health

Half of parents say their preschooler fears doctor’s visits

A trip to the pediatrician’s office can be a nerve-wracking experience for both children and their parents, especially when efforts to calm young patients down dominate the visit. And half of parents of toddler and preschool-aged children can relate, saying their child is afraid of going to the doctor, according to a new report from […]

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Brexit could have a ‘catastrophic’ impact on cancer research

Brexit may be ‘catastrophic’ on cancer research and trigger a staffing crisis as fears grow scientists from the EU may not be allowed to work in the UK Brexit could trigger a workforce crisis for researchers, experts claim UK researchers have had £4.2bn of funding from the European Union since 2014 Germany has already overtaken […]

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Hangovers slow your brain down by lowering its electrical activity

Hangovers slow your brain down by lowering its electrical activity Hangovers DO slow your brain down by lowering its electrical activity, say scientists who recommend taking a day off and ‘avoiding big decisions’ after a heavy night Study finds alcohol hangovers hampers learning and reward processing in brain University of Victoria analysed 62 subjects – […]

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Eating crickets may benefit your gut health, scientists say

Lately, more and more scientists are becoming interested in insects. They, as well as nutrition-curious people, are asking whether we might be missing a trick by not enriching our diets with a handful of ants, or a cricket or two. A study published earlier this year found that insects are no harder to digest than […]

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This Is What Your Nails Say About Your Health

Ever looked down at your nails and thought something looked a bit off? You might not have considered that your fingernails can actually help you understand more about your health! Here’s a quick guide of things to look for that could be the sign of something more serious… Pale Nails Instead of the normal pink colour, […]