Archive: 11/21/2008

Fall babies: Born to wheeze?

It is said that timing is everything, and that certainly appears to be true for autumn infants. Children who are born four months before the height of cold and flu season have a greater risk of developing childhood asthma ...

dateNov 21, 2008 in Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes
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New study shows bird population estimates are flawed

Most of what we know about bird populations stems from surveys conducted by professional biologists and amateur birdwatchers, but new research from North Carolina State University shows that the data from those surveys may ...

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Pregnant women who do aquarobics have easier deliveries

A course of water aerobics classes has been shown to reduce the amount of pain-killing medication women request during labor. Research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Reproductive Health has shown that, ...

dateNov 21, 2008 in Health
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Scientists discover new species of Ebola virus

Scientists report the discovery of a new species of Ebola virus, provisionally named Bundibugyo ebolavirus, November 21 in the open-access journal PLoS Pathogens. The virus, which was responsible for a hemorrhagic fever ...

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