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Pregnancy, breastfeeding and hormones

Here, Dr Fiona MacRae, Women’s Health & Hormone Specialist at The Marion Gluck Clinic, provides an expert view on pregnancy, breastfeeding and hormones.
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Does a pedagogical approach impact an education setting?

Rageena Tahir, Head of EYFS at Fennies Nurseries, ponders if a pedagogical approach impacts an education setting for a child.
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School children favour vaping over smoking or taking drugs

Fewer school children are smoking or doing drugs, but vaping use among 11 to 15-year-olds is increasing, a study from NHS Digital finds.
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The global picture of Tuberculosis: A view from WHO

Experts Dr Michel Gasana & Dr Frank Lule from World Health Organization – Regional Office for Africa, provide an update on the global picture of Tuberculosis.
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NHS dentist visits decrease by 9.5% across the UK

2021 to 2022 saw an almost 10% drop in NHS dentist visits across England, due to COVID-19 restrictions and a lack of patient access.
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What hidden carcinogenic chemicals are pregnant women exposed to?

Common ingredients used in dyes, pigments and plastics can contain carcinogenic chemicals which could potentially harm child development if used by pregnant women.
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Cost of living fund for disabled people and domestic violence victims

A cost of living fund has been made for those who are struggling the most by price increases – including disabled people, single parents and women suffering from domestic violence.
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We must tackle the UK malnutrition postcode lottery

Malnutrition is often misunderstood as something that only happens in other countries, but UK malnutrition is intensifying.
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Feminist values improve body image perception in women

Mothers and daughters who adhere to feminist values speak more positively about their bodies, suggesting that feminism may encourage better body image perception.
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A revolution in AI: diagnosing cystic hygroma early on

A unique Artificial Intelligence-based deep learning model can identify birth defects in fetal ultrasounds early on .
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Link between paternal depression and adolescent depression

Adolescent depression and behaviour problems are increasing and new research suggests that it is linked to paternal depression.
water births

“Clear benefits” in water births for both parent and child

Water births have been seen to provide health benefits for both parents and newborns – with lower rates of medical interventions and complications during and after birth.
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The power of micro-coding parent-infant and parent-teen multi-domain behaviours

The MHINT team has developed a fully open access operationally defined manual and observer syntax coding scheme in Observer XT and micro-coding scheme syntax.
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Pregnancy-specific anxiety

Karen L. Weis, a professor at the University of Kansas School of Nursing, discusses pregnancy-specific anxiety.
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Using artificial intelligence to diagnose ‘glue ear’ in children

Glue ear is a common cause of hearing impairment and disability amongst children. AI can improve accuracy of diagnosis and cut down annual NHS costs.
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Preeclampsia testing: tackling pregnancy dangers

Affecting 10 million pregnancies worldwide, this piece explores the ways preeclampsia testing is utilised to save lives, the hidden dangers of the condition and the demographics that are at most risk.
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Support the mental well-being of young people

Laura Marchetti, Policy Manager at Mental Health Europe, states the case for supporting the mental well-being of young people.
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Child and family counselling during the COVID-19 pandemic

Kayoko ITO, a professor at Osaka Prefecture University, looks at child abuse among families during COVID-19 and the measures taken to combat it through child and family counselling.
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The impact and recovery from COVID-19 for children in custodial settings

Dr Charlotte Lennox from the University of Manchester illustrates the health challenges for children in custodial settings and highlights a research project designed to develop health improvements and policy recommendations for future major incidents/pandemics.
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Studying the exposome concept for a healthier future for all children

Dr. Irene van Kamp, from the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, discusses the exposome concept to study the role of the environment in human disease.

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