A new study investigates the effectiveness of a saliva test for detecting COVID-19 in children, which may be helpful in the school setting. Considering the reopening of schools, understanding and preventing COVID-19 transmission is particularly important. At this point in time, the majority of young children are not yet vaccinated against COVID-19.1,2 Additionally, children that contract
A new study investigates whether going on a ten-minute, moderate-intensity run can improve brain function and enhance cognitive performance. Exercise has a variety of benefits for the body, and incorporating it regularly can be a great way to boost overall health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that adults get at least either 150
ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder affects 6 million children in the United States. That is about 9.4 percent of the young population. Because of how prevalent it is, parents are starting to be more aware of this condition. One of the sources many parents have easy access to is the internet. It is why
Acupuncture has been used to relieve pain for thousands of years. The practice involves inserting tiny needles into treatment points called acupoints. These acupoints contain immune, nerve, and circulatory tissues, and triggering these areas is thought to launch a response that helps regulate these pathways.1,2 So, what is electroacupuncture? Electroacupuncture is an extension of this
The antibodies produced from the original COVID-19 virus strain are not equipped to fight against viral variants, a study suggests. The study, published in June, identified two gene sequences commonly found in antibodies against the virus that causes COVID-19.1 These gene sequences called “clonotypes” are part of the antibodies that bind to the spike protein.
Athlete’s foot, also known as tinea pedis, is an infection that typically occurs between the webs of toes, and may be accompanied by some painful blisters or bubbling.1 Athlete’s foot can also present itself on the soles, sides, and top of the feet.1 More aggressive forms have been associated with pain and foul odors.2 In