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Could Mom’s Thyroid Levels Influence ADHD in Kids?

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Low levels of thyroid hormone during pregnancy may contribute to the development of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in the child, new research suggests. The study found that children born to mothers with low thyroid hormone levels during the first trimester of pregnancy had… Read More »

Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says

Albert Bourla, Pfizer Gian Ehrenzeller | Keystone | AP Pfizer‘s coronavirus vaccine could be distributed to Americans before the end of the year if found to be safe and effective, CEO Albert Bourla said Sunday.  The drugmaker should have key data from its late-stage trial for the Food and Drug Administration by the end of October, Bourla said… Read More »

Not Wearing a Mask on These Airlines Could Land You on the No-Fly List

These airlines are not playing around. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, wearing a mask pretty much everywhere has become standard these days. Along with face coverings, airlines have amped up their sanitization procedures and are taking new measures to ensure that everyone travels as safe as possible. Passengers are required to wear a face-covering while… Read More »

Beat type 2 diabetes in middle age – and you could fight off Alzheimer’s

Beat type 2 diabetes in middle age – and you could fight off Alzheimer’s: Compelling new evidence shows high blood sugar in your 40s may trigger dementia Study of people with Alzheimer’s found 81 per cent had diabetes or prediabetes  Research found cheap diabetes drugs may be able to slow progress of disease The link… Read More »

Online GPs could save employers £1.5 billion in lost working time, according to report

Employee travel to GP appointments cost UK businesses an estimated £1.5 billion in lost working time  last year, says a report published by the health insurance firm AXA PPP Healthcare today. The report, Digital health: the changing landscape of how we access GP services, produced by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR), highlights… Read More »