Tag Archives: from

Pathogenic Bacteria Found On Microplastics Retrieved From Singapore's Beaches

Bacteria living on microplastic pollution in marine environments include a number of pathogenic species as well as a few that might be helpful Plastic rubbish strewn on the beach, Lazarus Island, Singapore. Lazarus Island was one of the field sites where microplastics were collected for this study.(Credit: Jnzl / CC BY 2.0) Jnzl via a… Read More »

New Research from the CWMH: Prenatal Supplement Containing Folate May Reduce Depressive Symptoms During Pregnancy

While there is research to support the reproductive safety of many antidepressants, many woman and their providers ask about alternatives to traditional antidepressants in women who are pregnant or planning to conceive.  In a recent study, Dr. Marlene Freeman and colleagues at the Center for Women’s Mental Health explored the use of a folate-based preparation… Read More »

Flu Season Far From Over, CDC Says

FRIDAY, Feb. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Though much of the United States is in the grip of the flu, the season hasn’t peaked yet, health officials said Friday. As of Feb. 2, flu is widespread in 47 states, and 24 states are experiencing high levels of the disease. In addition, hospitalizations are increasing, according… Read More »