Health in numbers

Headphone usage improves hearing usage of young people

2017.08.10

Hearing deficits of young Americans have diminished. At least this is what a study recently published in Jama Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery has demonstrated. Data indicated that among young people in the ...

The WHO worried about low numbers of women breastfeeding

2017.08.10

Only 40% of newborns throughout the world are breastfed exclusively. For the World Health Organization (WHO) this is cause for alarm. They have recently published their latest report on this issue to coincide with ...

Premature infants at risk for diabetes and obesity

2017.08.10

Premature infants are at higher risk for diabetes and obesity. At least, that is what a recent study undertaken by Israel’s Ben Gurion University has revealed. They monitored a group of infants up until their ...

Updated information about vaccines in Italy

2017.08.04

What does an adverse event mean when it is associated with a vaccine? If it happens, how does it need to be reported? These are just a few of the questions for which the ...

Doubts about the safety of Finland’s cardboard crib

2017.08.03

Who says Finland’s famous crib made of cardboard is safe? According to the British association,Lullaby Trust, who evaluated the innovative product that was created to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), there are two points ...

Mandatory vaccination regulation enters into force in Italy

2017.07.28