Infants’ attention may benefit from a bilingual home

A study finds that infants from bilingual homes pay attention to new information faster than other children. Share on PinterestResearch has shown that kids who grew up in bilingual homes may have better attention. The jury is still out on the long lasting effects of learning two languages in the home. People have credited the […]

Protecting healthcare workers from COVID-19: Infection control works

Researchers report that no hospital acquired infections occurred among healthcare workers at public hospitals in Hong Kong after the first 6 weeks of the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak — even though these hospitals dealt with 42 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Share on...

Could a protein grown in lettuce help heal broken bones faster?

Bones heal slower in people with diabetes, but researchers are working on an affordable therapy using plants that could aid healing. For now, experiments in mice show promise. Share on PinterestResearchers suggest delivering a protein drug via lettuce leaves could...

New coronavirus may be most infectious during 1st week

New, preliminary research suggests that people who have a SARS-CoV-2 infection are more likely to pass the virus on during the 1st week after contracting it. Share on PinterestAccording to a new study, the new coronavirus is at its most infectious during the 1st week...

What we know so far

The current outbreak of infections with a novel type of coronavirus has sparked global anxiety and concern that the virus might spread too far and too fast and cause dramatic harm before health officials find a way to stop it. But what are the realities of the new...