Neil Morte

United States Georgia Southern University

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Commented on Effects of lactation and mother-offspring interaction on oxytocin and postpartum cardiovascular health in murine model
It is interesting to see the lactation is what impacts the relationship. "...disruption of lactation, not mother-offspring interaction, mediates the effects of mother-offspring separation on CV health."

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Commented on Webinar: Nutritional Physiology
This information is important to translate for layperson's and what can work as we know it is not a one size fits all approach.

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Commented on Kindness – Building a better chemistry culture webinar
The qualitative guide to self-care is great and is well-addressed in terms of how it is different for each person. It may take some time and we have to be patient with ourselves too.

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Commented on Webinar: The Science Behind The WHO Guidelines on Physical Activity & Sedentary Behaviour
With these guidelines, it will be so beneficial for how different communities can adapt to adhering to them. Great webinar!

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Commented on Direct-to-consumer testing – benefits for consumers, people with disease and public health
Direct-to-consumer testing is great because it is accessible and helps to guide our decision-making for our own health. "In certain conditions, many people prefer DTC testing over testing performed by HCP. Reasons include rapid decision-making, monitoring chronic conditions between consultations, screening for disease when no symptoms are present, saving time and reducing consultations, or maintaining privacy."

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Commented on Association between public health emergencies and sexual and reproductive health, gender-based violence, and early marriage among adolescent girls: a rapid review
This review demonstrates gaps and what resources are important to provide. "Although evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on gender-based violence, sexual and reproductive health, and especially forced or early marriage of adolescent girls is limited, results from studies on other PHEs indicate that during crises, these detrimental outcomes are exacerbated. Findings from our review have important implications for policies and programs providing life skills training, financial literacy training, credit support, and safe spaces for adolescent girls."

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Commented on A randomized clinical trial in a public health context: inclusion of emotional techniques in group therapy for anxiety disorders
Good to see the improvements in depression and anxiety in both groups and demonstrates the effectiveness of behavioral and emotional therapies

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Commented on Food Safety Webinar- Health Inspections: What You Need to Know Now and Then
Interesting to see the process and how this is a part of public health I feel we do not get to hear a lot about especially with investigations.

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Commented on Nursing webinar Series:Nursing in the New Era of Infection and Communicable Disease: 2020 and Beyond
Interesting to see perspectives and approaches globally. Three years later, a lot has been learned and adapted. Thank you to the nurses and frontline workers!

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Commented on COVID-19 pandemic related long-term chronic impacts on psychological health of perinatal women in China
We can see the impact of the pandemic and worry about one's health and also bringing one into the world. " Perinatal women who were very worried about COVID-19 were more often to have psychological symptoms.. · Perinatal women with demands of mental counseling were more likely to report psychological symptoms.."

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Commented on Understanding Health Disparities in Preeclampsia: A Literature Review
Stressing the importance of disparities with health conditions "Further research is required to understand the use of certain biomarkers in predicting preeclampsia within racial populations. Understanding contributing biosocial factors and identifying genes that may predispose high-risk populations may help to address the disparate rates of preeclampsia in Black patients..."

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Commented on Understanding Your Cancer Risk and Prevention
Always helpful when we can be proactive in our health and have our own checks

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Commented on AI for Personalized Medicine
Are there potential downsides?

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Commented on Gestational Influences on the Etiology of Autism
Very important developments as that can help during the pregnancy period whether it be prevention or preparation

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Commented on How do disparities contribute to Obesity?
So important to cover disparities with chronic conditions and how to address them!