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Extreme heat exposure raises the risk of both chronic and acute malnutrition in infants and children

Ortiz-Bobea is an associate professor and applied agricultural economist at Cornell University and also a co-author of “Heat exposure and child nutrition: Evidence from West Africa,” published in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, with John Hoddinott, a professor of food and nutrition economics and policy at Cornell. The researchers estimate that if the […]

Some benefits of Flu Shots for heart disease patients are established in a global trial

Flu vaccines were revealed to considerably lower the incidence of life-threatening consequences in persons with heart failure in the first randomised controlled experiment to examine the benefits of flu vaccines. Mark Loeb, MD, Michael G. DeGroote presented the findings to the American College of Cardiology at their annual scientific session in Washington. Oversee author Mark […]

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