Air pollution is one of the common causative factors of respiratory illness in children. A study has found that the number of childhood asthma cases have dramatically dropped in Los Angeles after the city cleaned up its air, especially nitrogen dioxide that is emitted from cars.
According to a new study, you should not put the babies when they are asleep in a car seat while you are not traveling. The Academy of American Pediatrics recommends parents to stop doing so, as there is a risk of infant death from suffocation. It is better to put them in a crib or a bassinet from a car seat while they are asleep.
Last week, the WHO released a new set of guidelines on how to prevent dementia, one of the most common neurodegenerative diseases, which has affected millions of people across the world. The new guidelines evaluated the 12 potential risk factors of dementia and offered advice on how to tackle them efficiently.
The AHCJ’s Health Journalism 2019 conference conducted in Baltimore had a record-setting attendanceof health journalist. This shows the internet of the public in health news and the need to get accurate, authoritative, relevant, and credible information. Renowned medical professionals shared their experiences and insights on how to cover health news and offer accurate information.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recalled a lot of six tattoo inks after they found to be contaminated with bacteria. The agency said that the infection caused by these recalled tattoo inks could possess a serious health threat, and even permanent scarring. The FDA has advised people to seek medical help if they develop any undesirable effects after getting inked.