Health outcomes differ between UK and US children with cystic fibrosis

A new study led by University of Liverpool researchers has confirmed that children with cystic fibrosis (CF) in the US have better lung function than UK children with the disease. The study suggests that differences do not appear to be explained by early growth or nutrition, but could be linked…

How Moms & Dads Can Truly Help Each Other During Baby's First Months

Here’s the thing about the first months after having a baby: No matter how much people talk about what the postpartum period feels like for a mom or birthing parent, you don’t really understand until you’ve been there. Which leads us to a fundamental flaw in this system we call…

A more effective at-home treatment for IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects up to 10% of the U.S. population and costs upwards of $1 billion a year in medical bills and lost productivity, according to Penn clinical psychologist Melissa Hunt, who has spent 15 years studying the condition. “It’s an incredibly costly disorder that can be incredibly…

This Children's Book Explores The World of Abortion Care

Whether adults realise it or not, kids are exposed to the concept of “abortions” from an early age: from social media, television and radio, overheard conversations by adults, campaign materials, and even billboards on the highway. And it’s for that reason, two women in the US have written and published…

What It Really Means When You Dream About A Vacation

If you recently dreamed about a tropical getaway, snowy adventure, or another kind of vacation right in between, you might have questions about what it all means. While dreams about trips can be pleasant and leave you wanting more, these kinds of dreams can actually symbolize many aspects of your…

Prince Harry Isn't a Fan of Princess Fairy Tales

Since marrying Meghan Markle and reevaluating his life as a royal, Prince Harry is inventing a new life for himself, his wife, son Archie, 2, and baby girl to be. While talking with Armchair Expert podcast hosts Dax Shepard and Monica Padman, Harry got into how he is going to…

US lifts indoor mask mandate for vaccinated people: health official

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday announced it was lifting mask-wearing requirements for people fully vaccinated against COVID-19. “Anyone who is fully vaccinated can participate in indoor and outdoor activities, large or small, without wearing a mask or physical distancing,” said CDC director Rochelle Walensky. “If…

Utilizing Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) to Make Monoclonal Antibody (mAbs) Measurements

Dynamic light scattering (DLS) is a formidable method that is amenable to the measurement of biological samples, especially proteins and biopolymers. One of the quickest growing groups of pharmaceutically active biologics are antibodies. These extremely adaptable proteins are employed as the main functional component in immunoassays and other fast diagnostics,…

How a faster WHO response could have slowed COVID-19’s spread

Urgent global action is needed to end the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for future threats, according to a new report by the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response. The panel, co-chaired by former New Zealand prime minister Helen Clark and former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, criticizes the World…

Prince Harry Plans to Parent Differently Than Charles: Breaking 'the Cycle'

His own style. Prince Harry wants to raise his 2-year-old son, Archie, differently than Prince Charles raised him. Everything Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Have Said About Raising Archie “Isn’t life about breaking the cycle?” the former military pilot, 36, explained on the Thursday, May 13, episode of Dax Shepard’s “Armchair…