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Older Adults Live Longer With A Few Extra Pounds

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Photo: Chubby couple [02/10/2013] Some overweight older adults don't need to lose weight to extend their lives, but they could risk an earlier death if they pack on more pounds. In fact, the nationwide study found that people who were slightly overweight in their 50s but kept their weight relatively stable were the most likely to survive over the next 16 years.Older Adults Live Longer With A Few Extra Pounds - Read more

Asian Spice Could Help Patients with Chronic Pain

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[16/09/2013] Widely used in Asian cooking, the Szechuan pepper was found to mimic the sense of touch in the brain. It chemically activates light-touch fibres on the lips and tongue and sends the equivalent of 50 light taps to the brain per second.Asian Spice Could Help Patients with Chronic Pain - Read more

Elderly: Vitamin D Supplements Could Help Prevent Mobility Problems

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Photo: Elderly man eats an apple [09/08/2013] Vitamin D-deficient older individuals are more likely to struggle with everyday tasks such as dressing or climbing stairs, according to a recent study by The Endocrine Society.Elderly: Vitamin D Supplements Could Help Prevent Mobility Problems - Read more

Breastfeeding Could Prevent ADHD

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Photo: Breastfeeding of a child [26/07/2013] Researchers have shown that breastfeeding could help protect against Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), the most commonly diagnosed neurobehavioral disorder in children and adolescents. Breastfeeding Could Prevent ADHD - Read more

Infants' Food Linked to Higher or Lower Type 1 Diabetes Risk

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[10/07/2013] Infants who get their first solid food before 4 months of age and after 6 months may have a higher risk of developing Type 1 diabetes, researchers have found.Infants' Food Linked to Higher or Lower Type 1 Diabetes Risk - Read more

Handicapped More Likely to Be Obese

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Photo: Belly and crutch [05/07/2013] Adults with a disability are more likely to be obese or extremely obese than those without a disability according to a study led by researchers at The University of Texas School of Public Health (UTHealth).Handicapped More Likely to Be Obese - Read more

Elderly: Lifestyle Changes to Avoid Fractures

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Photo: Elderly women with a wheeled walker [19/06/2013] Older patients who know they are at risk of fractures will make positive lifestyle changes to avoid them, such as exercising, wearing proper footwear and taking supplements.Elderly: Lifestyle Changes to Avoid Fractures - Read more

Autistic Children: Risk for Feeding Problems and Nutritional Deficits

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Photo: Child refuses food [17/04/2013] A new, comprehensive analysis of feeding behavior in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) indicates that these children are five times more likely to have a feeding problem, including extreme tantrums during meals, severe food selectivity and ritualistic mealtime behaviors. Autistic Children: Risk for Feeding Problems and Nutritional Deficits - Read more

Vitamin D May Lower Diabetes Risk in Obese Youths

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[03/04/2013] Childhood and adolescent obesity rates in the United States have increased dramatically in the past three decades. Being obese puts individuals at greater risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. Now, University of Missouri (MU) researchers found vitamin D supplements can help obese children and teens control their blood-sugar levels, which may help them stave off the disease.Vitamin D May Lower Diabetes Risk in Obese Youths - Read more

How Autism Changed a Family

All at once the diagnosis Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) changes the life of a whole family. Nothing is the way it used to be or how the parents dreamed of. But soon they realize: There are also many beautiful sides of the new life. A mother narrates.How Autism Changed a Family - Read more

 
 

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