Maternal hypertensive disorders may lead to mental health disorders in children

Hypertensive pregnancy disorders, especially preeclampsia, a form of high blood pressure during pregnancy, may lead to adverse mental health conditions in children, according to new research published today in Hypertension, an American Heart Association journal. A Finnish study of 4,743 mother-child pairs found associations between hypertensive pregnancy disorders—including chronic hypertension (high blood pressure), gestational hypertension, […]

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Seven-year-old who asked for pen pals after feeling lonely in lockdown receives 120 letters from around the world

A young boy who was struggling with loneliness during the coronavirus lockdown has received more than a hundred letters from people around the world after making a public plea for a pen pal. Seven-year-old Harley Glen and his parents moved to Harrogate in North Yorkshire from Edinburgh just before the lockdown began on 21 March. […]

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Lululemon apologizes after staffer offends with ‘bat fried rice’ T-shirt

Canadian exercise apparel brand Lululemon (LULU.O) issued statements on Tuesday apologizing for, and distancing itself from, a T-shirt design promoted by one of its art directors that triggered outrage and accusations of racism online. The hashtag “Lululemon insults China” was viewed 204 million times on China’s Weibo platform by Tuesday afternoon, with some commentators demanding […]

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