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Omega-3 Intake During Pregnancy Closely Related To Infant Development
Posted: Friday, April 11, 2008
Omega-3 fatty acid consumption during the last trimester of pregnancy appears to help with the motor and cognitive development of the infant. Higher omega-3 concentrations in the blood of the infants (which was also representative of a higher content in the mothers blood) was revealed to be strongly correlated to advanced development, according to a recent study.

Injuries and Masculinity Often Lead to Binge Drinking
Posted: Friday, April 11, 2008
Men who hold to "traditional" ideas about masculinity and male independence often turn to alcohol when suffering a serious injury, such as mental trauma, spinal chord injuries, or the loss of limbs. By dealing with their injuries in this manner, men that fit this mold have a much harder time living with, and rehabbing, these injuries, a University of Missouri study reports.

Wine May Protect Against Dementia In Women
Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2008
A study out of Sweden reports that women considered to be "consumers" of wine appear to be significantly less likely to suffer from dementia later in life than those that consume other forms of alcohol, or no alcohol at all.

Epidemic Of Type 2 Diabetes Linked To Vaccine Inflammation
Posted: Wednesday, April 09, 2008
Newly published data by Dr. J. Barthelow Classen in The Open Endocrinology Journal shows a 50% reduction of type 2 diabetes occurred in Japanese children following the discontinuation of a single vaccine to prevent tuberculosis.

Red Wine, Tea, Helps Regulate Blood Sugar in Type 2's
Posted: Wednesday, April 09, 2008
Food scientists have found that certain antioxidants found in red wine and tea may help regulate the blood sugar of people with type 2 diabetes by inhibiting the action of alpha-glucosidase that controls the absorption of glucose from the small intestine, and protect the body from complications such as high blood pressure and heart disease.

Rimonabant Diet Drug Misses Mark in Heart Study
Posted: Wednesday, April 09, 2008
Sanofi-Aventis SA's weight-loss drug rimonabant failed to slow heart disease by a key measure in obese patients with fat around the middle, and it significantly raised the risk of anxiety and depression.

Tai Chi Improves Markers of Pre-Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, April 09, 2008
For patients at risk of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes, the Chinese exercises Tai Chi and Qigong may improve clinical parameters associated with the conditions, two small studies suggested.

Not Enough Sleep As A Child Could Lead To Future Problems
Posted: Tuesday, April 08, 2008
Children with sleeping problems are more likely to develop psychological problems, such as depression, aggression and anxiety, according to a new study.

Fasting Protects Healthy Cells From Chemo
Posted: Sunday, April 06, 2008
The toxicity of chemotherapy to non-cancer cells greatly limits the potential of the effective cancer-ridding procedure. A new study has found that fasting for two days before chemotherapy ("chemo") treatment has a profound effect on protecting healthy cells from the toxins associated with chemo.

Inactive Children at High Risk For Metabolic Syndrome
Posted: Saturday, April 05, 2008
Children leading a sedentary life style are much more likely to develop heart problems, a recent study has shown. Researchers investigating early onset metabolic syndrome (MS) in adolescents concluded that inactive kids were more than six times more likely to develop MS by their teenage years than those with active lifestyles.

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