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Study provides insight into spatial repellents as method to reduce infection of vector-borne diseases, encourages additional research

by Jessica Sieff A new report from the World Health Organization says initial results from a five-year study into the efficacy of spatial repellents encourage further research into their potential impact to reduce infection of vector-borne diseases including malaria, Zika and dengue fever. According to researchers at the University of Notre Dame, data from a clinical trial… Read More »

Reading with Toddlers Can Reduce Harsh Parenting, Boost Child Behaviour: Study

Toddlers (Photo CRedits: ANI) Washington, May 25: Parents who regularly read with their toddlers are less likely to engage in harsh parenting, enhancing children’s behaviour, a study has found. The study, published in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, suggests that shared reading facilitates a stronger parent-child bond and less hyperactivity and attention problems… Read More »