Paracetamol Use During Pregnancy Might Trigger Hyperactivity In Children

As per a new study, mothers who used paracetamol during pregnancy increased the risks of hyperactivity in children, without knowing that. The research carried on by scientists from Bristol University also concluded that paracetamol use during pregnancy could cause attention...

Maternal Anxiety Might Trigger Hyperactivity In Children, In Their Adolescence

The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) study, long-term research on more than 3,000 children, revealed that maternal anxiety, both during pregnancy and baby's early life, could trigger hyperactivity in children, in their adolescence. Noteworthy, the study only...

Blood from black donors needed to fight sickle cell anemia

Héma-Québec is taking advantage of Black History Month to launch a call for blood donors from black communities. The organization has a growing need for black blood to increase its reserves and help provide treatment for patients with sickle cell...

Two out of three Canadians would feel helpless if they received a blood cancer diagnosis

According to a recent survey conducted on behalf of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC), the majority (68%) of Canadians would feel helpless if they were diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma or Hodgkin's disease, one would still know if a...

Babies exposed to opioids should stay with their mothers

Babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome and their mothers should be placed in the same hospital room, where possible, and not assigned to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), according to the Canadian Pediatric Society (SCP). The medical organization on Thursday...