Got a Pandemic Puppy? Learn How to Prevent Dog Bites

Got a Pandemic Puppy? Learn How to Prevent Dog Bites

The bites that require hospitalization and surgical repair are the most serious injuries, such as toddlers bitten in the face and neck, where many critical structures can be damaged, including eyes and ears, and there can be devastating cosmetic damage

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Universities Shouldn’t Just Treat Mental Illness – They Should Help Prevent It Too

Universities Shouldn’t Just Treat Mental Illness – They Should Help Prevent It Too

There’s strong pressure on universities to do something about spiralling student mental health problems, but what is best? Lucy* hadn’t quite realised how severe her problems were. She’d fallen in love with the university, in the south of England, as

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Can AstraZeneca’s Vaccine Prevent the Spread of COVID-19?

Can AstraZeneca's Vaccine Prevent the Spread of COVID-19?

In a new—yet to be peer-reviewed—study, the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and its partners at the University of Oxford report that their COVID-19 shot may not only protect against disease but also help to prevent spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The

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Common Prostate Drug May Help Prevent Parkinson’s

Common Prostate Drug May Help Prevent Parkinson's

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) — While scientists still don’t know what causes Parkinson’s disease, new research shows an association between a drug that some men take for an enlarged

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Metformin Could Help Prevent Some Breast Cancers

Metformin Could Help Prevent Some Breast Cancers

More study is needed to better understand whether there is a cause-effect relationship between metformin and cancer or whether the increased risk owes to an absence of protection from metformin, Sandler said. The findings were published Jan. 29 in

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A ‘Baby’ Aspirin a Day May Help Prevent a Second Pregnancy Loss

Living Near an Airport May Raise Risks of Preterm Birth

For women who have had a pregnancy loss and are trying to become pregnant again, a simple routine might increase their chances: taking one baby aspirin a day.A previous randomized trial suggested that aspirin had no beneficial effect. But a

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Agoraphobia Can Prevent People From Experiencing Life to the Fullest

Agoraphobia Can Prevent People From Experiencing Life to the Fullest

Agoraphobia is a mental health condition characterized by a fear of leaving your house and entering public spaces. That includes public transit or anywhere where the person feels that there is danger. A lot of times, people with agoraphobia fear

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