Quotidiani e periodici

E-Cigarette Exploded in a Teenager’s Mouth, Damaging His Jaw

New York Times - 19 ore 52 min ago
A Nevada youth’s jaw was badly injured while vaping. Doctors suspect a faulty battery caused an explosion.

Getting an Invite to the Libido Party

New York Times - 20 ore 8 min ago
A checklist of issues that may be interfering with your sexual drive, and what you can do to help.

Black Leaders Denounce Juul’s $7.5 Million Gift to Medical School

New York Times - 21 ore 52 min ago
Juul is giving Meharry Medical College, a historically black institution, money for a research center that will study, among other things, Juul.

Nike Mannequins Come in All Sizes

WebMD Health - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 23:57

The sportswear brand Nike has introduced new, inclusive mannequins to their Niketown stores in London that include representations of physically disabled and plus-sized athletes.

Frozen Avocado Recalled On Listeria Fears

WebMD Health - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 23:47

Nature's Touch Frozen Foods said the recall is "based on strict precautionary measures after the company was informed by the [U.S. Food and Drug Administration] that a routine sampling program found a positive result for Listeria monocytogenes in one sample bag of the Product."

Another Carcinogen Found in Popular BP Meds

WebMD Health - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 23:26

Valisure reported finding high levels of called N,N-Dimethylformamide (DMF) in specific lots of the drug.

In the Bronze Age, Bagels Were Tiny

New York Times - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 23:22
Archaeologists have identified remnants of small, round dough rings at an excavation site in Austria. But no cream cheese.

Study: Many LGB Teens' Parents Acknowledge Struggle

WebMD Health - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 23:13

The survey revealed that adjusting takes time. Parents who had learned about their child's sexual orientation two years ago struggled just as much as those who had recently been told.

Boarding Now: Parents of Children With Food Allergies

New York Times - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 22:13
Airlines must permit some parents — or passengers with food allergies themselves — to preboard in order to wipe down seats, federal regulators said.

How Much Work Brings Happiness? Not Much, Study Shows

WebMD Health - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 21:35

On average, it only took eight hours of work per week to improve an unemployed person’s mood -- with no sign of extra benefits with more time on the job.

Vitamin D Supplements May Not Help Your Heart

WebMD Health - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 20:41

The research found no decrease in major heart events in people taking vitamin D supplements. There was no drop in heart attack rates. No drop in stroke. No drop in death from any cause

Rotavirus Vaccine May Help Protect Against Type 1 Diabetes

New York Times - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 20:36
Children who completed a full course of rotavirus vaccine were at lower risk of developing Type 1 diabetes.

What Will The Times’s New Parenting Site Feature? Our Editor Answers Reader Questions

New York Times - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 18:19
Jessica Grose wants to provide the highest-quality information and support to new and expecting parents.

San Francisco May Ban Sales of E-Cigarettes

WebMD Health - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 16:22

The goal is to reduce youth use of e-cigarettes until the Food and Drug Administration completes a review of the effects of e-cigarettes on public health, the Associated Pressreported.

«Mio figlio e l’alimentazione selettiva Ci sono rischi per la sua crescita?»

Corriere della Sera - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 15:05
Solitamente il disturbo non ha un’influenza negativa sullo sviluppo psico-fisico, perchéil bambino mantiene un introito calorico adeguato, e si risolve nell’adolescenza

Un orsetto per superare la paura della flebo: l’invenzione di Ella

Corriere della Sera - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 12:47
La storia di Ella Casano, 12 anni, affetta da una malattia autoimmune, ha inventato Medi Teddy, un orsetto per superare la paura della flebo

An Anti-Aging Pill? Think Twice

New York Times - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 11:00
The diabetes drug metformin, sometimes taken to slow aging, may blunt the health benefits of exercise.

What’s So Funny About Autism?

New York Times - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 10:41
Some people on the autism spectrum not only get the jokes, they write them.

People Are Taking Emotional Support Animals Everywhere. States Are Cracking Down.

New York Times - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 02:13
More Americans are saying they need a variety of animals — dogs, ducks, even insects — for their mental health. But critics say many are really just pets that do not merit special status.

U.S. Youth Suicide Rate Reaches 20-Year High

WebMD Health - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 00:07

Suicides among teens have especially spiked, with an annual percentage change of 10% between 2014 and 2017 for 15- to 19-year-olds, researchers said.