How Long Can A Baby Go Without Pooping?

General Health & Wellness  “Is 18 days too long to go without pooping?” a mom of a 3-month-old asked.  Believe it or not, yes, sometimes this is okay. How long is too long for an infant to go without pooping? The answer depends on age and diet, but most of the time babies that won’t…

Skin-to-Skin Contact Could Boost Survival of Premature Babies

By Robert Preid Sunday, 30th May 2021 – In a finding that demonstrates the power of a mother’s touch, new research shows that immediate and continuous skin-to-skin contact with mom reduces the risk of death for low-weight newborns in poorer nations. “The idea of giving skin-to-skin contact immediately after delivery to very small, unstable babies…

STDs Again Hit All-Time Hard in U.S.

Cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis continued to grow in the country in 2019, a new CDC report shows. By Chelsea Cirruzzo updated at 17:49 GMT on Thursday 15 April 2021 A person holds a sample collection tube commonly used to screen patients for chlamydia and gonorrhea infections. The U.S. has seen record high amounts of…

Dementia: 25 grams of processed meat per day may raise relative risk

Written by James Kingsland on March 29, 2021 — Fact checked by Alexandra Sanfins, Ph.D. The equivalent of a rasher of bacon per day may increase the risk of dementia, a new study suggests. Photo editing by Stephen Kelly; Alexander Spatari/Getty Images An observational study suggests there is a link between consuming 25 grams (g) of processed meat per day —…

Severe Covid-19 can affect brain function, evidence tabled

By Christopher Rios Updated at 21:26 GMT on Monday 15th March 2021 A new study published Monday provides additional evidence that severe Covid-19 can affect brain function.  The study, published in the journal JAMA Network Open, used advanced techniques to examine the brains of people with severe Covid-19. The study found that patients with severe…