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Older Children Spread the Coronavirus Just as Much as Adults, New Study Finds

In the heated debate over reopening schools, one burning question has been whether and how efficiently children can spread the virus to others. A large new study from South Korea offers an answer: Children younger than 10 transmit to others much less often than adults do, but the risk is not zero. And those between… Read More »

Over 50% Of People Say Women’s Intimate Experiences Aren’t Talked About Openly, Finds Study

Woman In Pain While Sleeping On Bed At Home Getty It’s estimated that around the world 800 million people menstruate daily. Just under half of the world’s population identifies as female and with that comes unique experiences like menopause. While conversations about health have opened up over the last decade, there’s still a stigma attached… Read More »

Bandana is least effective face mask material, study finds

Face mask material has a “notable impact” in stopping expelled respiratory droplets, one study recently found. Single-layer bandana-style masks offer the worst stopping-capability compared to other materials, researchers said. The team from Florida Atlantic University explored the effectiveness of various materials in stopping propelled droplets through visualization experiments. Researchers used a manual pump and a mannequin… Read More »

Study: COVID-19 May Initially Affect the Entire Nervous System

By now most people know that COVID-19 is a severe respiratory illness caused by the new coronavirus. Meanwhile, medical experts are continuing to learn how this disease affects the entire body. New findings published in the journal Annals of Neurology suggest that COVID-19 can threaten the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord and nerves,… Read More »

No evidence of children infecting teachers with coronavirus, study finds

A possible date for UK schools opening is June 1st. There is, however, a general uneasiness among parents, teachers and trade unions. Commentators argue the main stumbling block is not knowing if children infect teachers. In this atmosphere of controversy I thought you might be interested in a study from New South Wales, Australia. The… Read More »