Wednesday, 26 February 2020
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Goodbye to CICIG: is fight against corruption ending in Guatemala?
In 2018, President Jimmy Morales ended the agency's mandate when his own family felt the rigor of its management
What you need to know about polycystic ovary syndrome
Polycystic ovary syndrome has been treated, for a long time, with contraceptive pills, but other treatments promote a lifestyle change.
Coronavirus has infected more men than women, why?
Even though further study is needed, the answer could be linked to women´s inmune system and smoking
Menstruation: the dirty and scary blood
The lack of information about menstruation has been creating fear and even a feeling of dirtiness in Colombian women.
Colombian Constitutional Court will decide on decriminalization of abortion soon
On February 19, judge Alejandro Linares delivered a paper in which the decriminalization of abortion until the first trimester is proposed.
How to get a license of manufacture or cultivation of cannabis in Colombia?
Thanks to the change in Colombian law, now you are allowed to cultivate and grow the plants at home.
These are the effects anxiety has on your health
Chronic anxiety can cause a lot of overall health issues that you may not know about.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding associated with lower risk of early menopause
A new study, published in JAMA Network Open, reports that women who have babies and breastfeed may be less likely to go earlier though menopause.
French unions played key role in protecting workers' mental health
The unions were able to influence how the suicides were interpreted - both within the firm and in the media - then communicate their findings to workers, managers and the public
Acid reflux drug is a surprising candidate to curb preterm birth
The study also identified 12 other FDA-approved drugs that are deemed safe in pregnancy.
Storytelling can reduce VR cybersickness
A storyline with emotionally evocative details can reduce virtual reality cybersickness for some people, according to a new study.
5 old mining towns that you will want to visit
They are vestiges of mining activity in colonial times and true tourist centers that attract for their atmosphere
Here's a possible reason for postpartum depression
A new study shows that having general anesthesia in cesarean delivery is linked with significantly increased odds of severe postpartum depression.
Hearing loss: is your baby showing any of these signs?
Early identification of hearing loss could help your child reach his maximum potential. Here are some of the signs you should look for.
End genital mutilation now
The international day to end Genital Mutilation was yesterday, February 6. Here's what you should know about this issue.
Altruistic babies? Study shows infants are willing to help others
Altruistic helping -- the act of giving away something desirable, even at a cost to oneself - is perhaps no more evident than when it comes to food.
Sound of music: How melodic alarms could reduce morning grogginess
The sounds that wake you up could be affecting how groggy and clumsy you are in the morning.
The top 5 mental health apps
Even though apps do not replace therapy, these five apps work just fine as a complement.
Aerobic exercise training linked to enhanced brain function
Regular aerobic exercise may decrease the likelihood of developing Alzheimer's disease
Top reasons adults should take up more sports this year
Whether you’re a seasoned athlete looking for a challenge or a beginner wondering where to start, here are some reasons why adults should do more sports this year
U.S. maternal mortality is still too high
700 women die from childbirth in the U.S. every year, which means it is in the last place among all developed nations in terms of maternal mortality.
Study finds black and Hispanic patients face more barriers when making doctor appointments
Discrimination may cause black and Hispanic patients to wait longer for a scheduled primary care appointment, according to a new Tulane University study published in JAMA Network Open
Quiz: How to prevent the spread of a virus?
WHO raised the global threat posed by the coronavirus to "high level". Test your knowledge on how to prevent infection
Cervical cancer is still a thing
New data suggests that less than three-quarters of women invited to have cervical screening actually take it.
E-cigarette popularity on Instagram is still growing despite an FDA anti-vaping campaign
The study of over 200,000 Instagram posts showed that positive vaping hashtags are used 10,000 times more often than an FDA awareness campaign hashtag
What are the 10 destinations you should visit in 2020?
The New York Times published a list of the 52 places you should visit this year. Here we bring you the top 10.
Women at higher risk of heart diseases at a younger age
According to new research, women’s blood vessels age at a faster rate than men’s, meaning it is at higher risk of heart disease while being young.
Spotify just launched a new playlist for your pet
The Swedish platform announced on January 15th that the personalized music reproduction service could help relax your pet when alone.
New study unravels the complexity of childhood obesity
The World Health Organization has estimated more than 340 million children and adolescents ages 5-19 are overweight or obese.
There's more evidence linking 'vaping' to respiratory diseases
New report shows that inhaling heated tobacco vapor through e-cigarettes was linked to increased odds of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Say goodbye to sugar with these 5 tips
Here are some tips to cut back sugar from your life little by little.
Foods for osteoporosis: take care of your bones
Here are some of the best foods to consume and avoid if you have osteoporosis or if you want to prevent it.
When college students post about depression on Facebook
The study suggests friends don't encourage them to seek help.
Young women still may be getting unnecessary pelvic exams
Having these exams, which are no longer recommended for most women under 21, can lead to false-positive testing, over-treatment, anxiety, and needless cost.
Want to turn back time? Try running a marathon
New marathon runners reduced blood pressure, arterial stiffness equivalent to a 4-year reduction in vascular age.
Volunteer tourism can aid disaster recovery
Volunteer tourism can help communities recover from natural disasters, as well as offer a unique and rewarding experience for volunteers, if done carefully.
These are the 10 most insecure countries to travel in 2020
Here we tell you the countries that you should avoid if you are going to travel on this new year.
5 amazing places to receive 2020
The welcome of a new year is the perfect time to meet new places with a festive atmosphere
Is hormonal contraception a women achievement?
These methods are designed to keep the responsibility of family planning exclusively on the female side, not only in physical but also financial matters.
Do women know about breast density and cancer risk?
Breast density is a risk factor for cancer, but no study has asked women what they know about breast density in relation to screening.
Can brain injury from boxing and MMA be measured?
A new study shows different effects in the brain for younger, current fighters compared to older, retired fighters.
How to prevent vaginal yeast infections?
Even though it is almost impossible to prevent them, you can lower your odds by doing these
How to treat sunburns caused by the holiday season?
If you get a little too excited at the beach and get a sunburn, there are a few things you can do to ease the pain and keep enjoying your holidays.
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