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Education And Income Level May Not Guarantee Health
...e seems to be no link between the education of the parents
and their socio-economic status with the condition..., those with the most educated and highest earning parents
were the least insulin resistant. But the opposite was true for children from Estonia and Portugal -...
Language Delays May Not Be Normal In Children
...State University, said that it’s important for the parents
to identify if their children are having any langu... flags to look out for, there are also many things parents
may mistake for a language delay. Crowe said parents
should not be concerned if their toddler has tr...
Calcium-Vitamin D Combo For Reduced Fracture Risk
...ldren are exposed to sunlight too. So much so that parents
want their children to play outdoors and gain in the so very important vitamin, which is free in nature! All this is done to save them from fractures in old age. Accumulated calcium and vitamin D will take care then too. This is called advance planni...
Stop Watching TV: Toddler Development Affected
I am sure so many harried parents
have time and again thought ways to deter their to... we can count that on our fingertips. Now, adding parents
is a scientific that can help them justify barring children from watching TV. Other than helping the...
Teenage Obesity And Metabolic Syndrome
...d their family members were asked if they or their parents
smoked or not. The adolescents also were tested for their blood and urine samples along with thorough physical examinations. The results had shocked the researchers. They had found that about 66% of the teens had a measurable amount of a chemical c...
Unpleasant Memory of Food could Be Used to Treat Obesity
...ts without their consent, but Loftus suggests that parents
could consent to it. "There is little to stop parents
from providing these suggestions to their children." -(IANS) Medindia on Obesity: Obesity may ...
Sleeping Boy Does A Rip Van Winkle
...ouse in Panskura like a comatose patient while his parents
have run out of money trying to get him treated. East Midnapore district health chief Subrata Dutta has decided to send a medical team to examine Arup. Source: IANS...
Perfect babies boon or a bane?
... a leading US science organisation. Many aspiring parents
with inheritable diseases hold out great hope for IGM technology, which offers them the possibility of avoiding passing diseases such as Huntington’s Disease and schizophrenia on to their children.// However, the report warns that IGM could be used ...
Womb may have impact upon Blood Pressure
...etal growth is not just determined by how tall the parents
are. There's a complex interaction between the fetal genetic drive to grow - inherited from the parents
- and the environment in the womb in early gestation,'' said Hanson, a fetal physiologist who was no...
Gene Activity connected to Schizophrenia
...rom more than 250 people with schizophrenia, their parents
and a group of healthy individuals. The researchers included people with childhood onset schizophrenia, a rare form of the disease that strikes by age 12. The two genes are PRODH2, which encodes for a common brain enzyme, and DGCR6, a gene that is a...
Gene That Might Be Responsible For Aging
...l X chromosome (from mothers to sons and from both parents
to daughters) was strongly correlated with similar telomere length between parents
and children. Results also confirm telomere length is longer in women than in men. Previous studie...
Naturally Occurring Hormone Can Lead To Miscarriage
...d extended members of a large family in which both parents
were unaffected, or either the mother or the father had high levels of the hormone but was thyroid resistant. Results showed affected mothers had an increased rate of miscarriage or a higher chance of having an underdeveloped child if they carried th...
Researchers Present Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Dementia
...education and advantageous socioeconomic status of parents
were among early life factors that seem to protect against cognitive impairment later, possibly by establishing cognitive reserve. Intellectual stimulation, in leisure or in occupation, was identified as a potential protective factor in midlife that ...
Dentists Recommend Kids Use Mouthguard To Protect Them When Doing Sports
...n in team sports, both health organizations remind parents
that the use of mouthguards can help protect children from mouth injuries. Mouthguards help cushion blows that might otherwise cause broken teeth, and injuries to the lips, tongue, face or jaw. They also may reduce the severity and incidence of con...
Internet Helps Patients In Finding Info About Their Children's' Health Conditions
...of Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, parents
of children scheduled to undergo outpatient otolar...nformation obtained from the Internet or to direct parents
to reliable sites. Researchers from Luke Air Force Base, US, had surveyed parents
of children unde...
All Play Is No Good For Health
...rowth of shoulders, elbows and knees. Coaches and parents
should be alert to pain clues in young people that...l training. Researchers had said that coaches and parents
should be concerned about young athletes’ over-commitments in other areas of his or her life. Improv...
Can Home Remedy For Stomachache Work?
...ildren and greater communication between patients, parents
and pediatricians on these topics. Source: Newswise...
Want To Be Healthy: Just Write!
...chological benefits. Two groups of students whose parents
were divorced were asked to write about either how they felt about the split or about time management. One subject was emotional and one more neutral. The subject was reflected in the language content as analysed by the researchers. They thought ther...
Alcohol based sanitizer found to reduce illness in families
...skin. They are a convenient alternative for busy parents
who are unable to get to a sink while caring for sick children. Simple practices like hand washing using an alcohol based sanitizer can go a long way in preventing major diseases. This holds especially valuable in a nuclear family setup where the a...
Parental Behavior And Movies Can Alter Perceptions About Smoking
...ol if they are exposed to the same in movies or if parents
smoked as well. // When pretending to shop for a ...four times as likely to choose cigarettes if their parents
smoked and children who viewed PG-13- or R-rated movies were five times as likely to choose wine or ...
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