Researcher provides insight into how stress causes physical symptoms and disease
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  January 14, 2018  
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 Researcher provides insight into how stress causes physical symptoms and diseaseResearcher provides insight into how stress causes physical symptoms and disease
 
A Michigan State University researcher is providing new insight into how certain types of stress interact with immune cells and can regulate how these cells respond to allergens, ultimately causing physical symptoms and disease.
 
 
 Past exposures influence immune response in children with acute respiratory tract infectionsPast exposures influence immune response in children with acute respiratory tract infections
 
Acute respiratory tract infections (ARTI) are the leading global cause of death in early childhood, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
 
   Pharmaceutical pollution can make aquatic microbial communities resistant to drugsPharmaceutical pollution can make aquatic microbial communities resistant to drugs
 
In urban streams, persistent pharmaceutical pollution can cause aquatic microbial communities to become resistant to drugs. So reports a new study published today in the journal Ecosphere.
 
   Increased rate of language delay in girls linked to acetaminophen use by mothers during pregnancyIncreased rate of language delay in girls linked to acetaminophen use by mothers during pregnancy
 
In the first study of its kind, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai found an elevated rate of language delay in girls at 30 months old born to mothers who used acetaminophen during pregnancy, but not in boys.
 
 Passive Smoking Risks to Children
 
Passive Smoking Risks to ChildrenPassive smoking or involuntary smoking refers to the unconscious inhalation of smoke that emerges as a result of others burning cigarettes, cigars, or pipes. This inhaled smoke is also termed as known as environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) or second-hand smoke (SHS). Mostly children are affected by passive smoking at a higher rate than adults.
 
 
 Important facts to know about Lyme disease and anesthesia
 
Important facts to know about Lyme disease and anesthesiaAn article in the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists's AANA Journal, "Lyme Disease and Anesthesia Considerations," discusses possible effects of anesthesia on Lyme disease patients undergoing surgery.