12-year-old Texas girl allegedly shoots self, father in alleged murder pact
A second girl involved in the plot who allegedly planned to murder her father but did not go through with it has been charged with criminal conspiracy, the Parker County Sheriff’s Office said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hero girl who beat sepsis eight times
This is the little girl who has managed to beat life-threatening sepsis eight times. Mya Crosbie astounded doctors each time she recovered from the lethal condition. Her mother Cheryl, 37, said: "A few times it was touch and go, and I thought she wasn't going to make it. I can't believe she's still with us - she's a little miracle." (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alec Baldwin, Hilaria Baldwin welcome 7th child together:'Our tiny dream come true '
Alec Baldwin, 64, and his wife Hilaria Baldwin, 38 welcomed their seventh child together. The baby girl, Ilaria Catalina Irena, was born on September 22, 2022 and joins the couple's six other... #alecbaldwin #ilariacatalinairena #hilariabaldwin (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could You Eat a Cloud? How Randall Munroe Became the Guru of Absurd Science Questions
It’s a pretty safe bet that nobody is going to fill the solar system with soup, out to the orbit of Jupiter. For one thing, that would take a lot of soup—2 x 10 to the 39th power liters, which is also 10 to the 42nd power calories worth, or more energy than the sun has put out in its entire lifetime. So a soupy solar system is not likely to happen anytime soon. That fact, however, did not stop a five year old girl named Amelia from asking about the possibility on the website xkcd.com, hosted and written by Randall Munroe, 37, the author of 2014’s bestseller What If? and the just-released sequel What If? 2...
Source: TIME: Science - September 24, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

‘Sobering’ Study Shows Challenges of Egg Freezing
Data from a fertility center showed many women did not get pregnant because of the age at which they froze their eggs and because they did not preserve enough of them. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: Egg Donation and Freezing Pregnancy and Childbirth Women and Girls Babies and Infants In Vitro Fertilization Fertility and Sterility (Journal) Research Source Type: news

Type 1 Diabetes Outcomes Particularly Bad for Girls
(MedPage Today) -- Girls may face a higher rate of type 1 diabetes-related complications and poor outcomes versus boys, according to a systematic review. Across 86 observational studies focused on sex differences in pediatric patients with type... (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - September 23, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Type 1 Diabetes Is Tougher on Girls Than Boys: Study
FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 -- Girls with type 1 diabetes may fare worse than boys when it comes to blood sugar control and other critical aspects of their health, a new research review finds. The review of 90 published studies by researchers in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 23, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Liberia: WaterAid Liberia Country Director Echoes Call for 10 Percent Reduction On Sanitary Pads Tariff
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Country Director of WaterAid Liberia, Chuchu K. Selma, has stressed the need for 10 percent reduction tariff on the import of sanitary pads in Liberia as a means of improving sexual reproduction health and rights for adolescent girls and young women. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 23, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: The New Cold War Over Access to Safe Abortion in Kenya
[IPS] Nairobi -- Fatuma is a 24 year old girl from Korogocho, an informal settlement in Nairobi. She died in December 2021, from complications arising from an unsafe abortion. Her friend and a few of her neighbors found her bleeding profusely and unable to move. They rushed her to the hospital. Unfortunately, she died before she could see the doctor. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 23, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The New Cold War Over Access To Safe Abortion in Kenya
A community health volunteer informs community members about various methods of family planning. Photo Credit: UNFPA KenyaBy Stephanie Musho and Ritah Anindo ObonyoNAIROBI, Sep 22 2022 (IPS) Fatuma is a 24 year old girl from Korogocho, an informal settlement in Nairobi. She died in December 2021, from complications arising from an unsafe abortion. Her friend and a few of her neighbors found her bleeding profusely and unable to move. They rushed her to the hospital. Unfortunately, she died before she could see the doctor. Unfortunately, Fatuma’s story is common for girls and women in Kenya. In fact, at least 7 of them die...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Stephanie Musho and Ritah Anindo Obonyo Tags: Africa Gender Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

This biologist discovered that lizards and other organisms can influence their own evolution
.news-article__hero--featured .parallax__element{ object-position: 55% 50%; -o-object-position: 55% 50%; } On a hot day in July, evolutionary biologist Martha Muñoz is leading four undergraduate students on a scouting expedition in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. As they hike up a steep trail, Muñoz turns over rocks and pokes leaf litter to assess where they might find salamanders when they return that night. She quizzes the students about how the weather might affect their chances, then demonstrates how the crunch of leaves underfoot is an easy way to assess an area’s dryness. Too much crunch means the sala...
Source: ScienceNOW - September 22, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Women and girls in Pakistan need urgent health and protection services amid epic flood disaster
BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan– “I walked for about 35 kilometres while in labour because the floods had damaged the road between my village and the hospital,” said Bakhtnama Khairulla (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - September 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Girl, 5, with eczema saw it clear up ten days after getting an injection
Ariah Dhaliwal, from Illinois, was one of 162 preschoolers recruited to a clinical trial for new treatment Dupixent which could help eczema sufferers by calming their immune system. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teen girl, 14, develops allergy to WATER that makes getting wet feel like 'being set on fire'
Sadie Tessmer, 14, from Buffalo in Missouri, sees her skin break out in painful red hives every time she showers. She has quit soccer too, because the sweat causes her the reaction. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Exercise Improve Bone Health in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes? Could Exercise Improve Bone Health in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes?
Weight-bearing activities may strengthen bone and reduce fractures in youth with type 1 diabetes, a small cross-sectional study of girls with or without type 1 diabetes suggests, but more research is needed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - September 20, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news