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Test-tube babies show no emotional problems

...be, babies to the brink of adolescence showed that youngsters who had been conceived through fertility treatments do not suffer any more psychological problems than other children. Since Louise Brown, the world's first test tube baby, was born 23 years ago, more than a million children worldwide have been born...

Blood Pressure Drug may slow wasting in burn victims

... an average of 20 percent. More significantly, the youngsters lost just 1 percent of muscle and bone mass over four weeks of recovery. The untreated group lost 9 percent. The children all had burns over at least 40 percent of their bodies. None suffered from pneumonia or needed much mechanical help to breathe. ...

Get, set, go...

...g the huge problem of osteoporosis is to encourage youngsters to increase peak bone mass by taking enough of the right type of exercise with a well-balanced calcium rich diet....

Healthy snacks improve nutrition of kids

...gram was found to lower the percentage of calories youngsters got from fat by only 1.5%--less than this study achieved. Sullivan said she thought snacking was a "critical area" to focus on for improving kids' diets, given that it takes up such as large proportion of their daily food intake. However, that it is...

Zinc helps in curtailing diarrhea in children

...ds of zinc administration in nearly 1,650 Nepalese youngsters found zinc reduced the risk of prolonged diarrhea// defined as lasting more than seven days by 35 percent to 45 percent. The treatment was effective regardless of whether the zinc was given by a clinic worker or the child's caregiver. More than 3 mi...

Suicide risk high in 12-17 Age Group

...cent for each age group. The study also found that youngsters who had used alcohol or illicit drugs during the year were much more likely to have had suicidal thoughts....

Physical activity less among black girls

... they get older. These findings should caution the youngsters and the current epidemic of obesity....

Myostatin gene could hold the key to treatment for DMD

...term inhibition of myostatin might not be safe for youngsters with DMD, since the protein regulates muscle progenitor cells (immature cells that form muscle). He is now addressing these issues in further studies of mice and is also planning to test myostatin blockade in dogs with DMD, since dogs are larger and ...

Babies Should Get Vitamin D Supplement

... meet babies needs. This happens particularly when youngsters are protected from sunlight, a natural source of the vitamin D. All infant formula sold in the U.S. contains added vitamin D, but if a baby drinks less than// 500 milliliters of formula each day they should also receive supplements, according to the ...

Teens' vitamin D deficiency an epidemic

.... Lifestyle habits play a role And with today's youngsters often favoring indoor activities from Web-surfing ...done unless a problem is suspected. Unfortunately, youngsters suffering from it often don't have symptoms until it has advanced to the point of causing fractures ...

Easing Fears Among Asthmatics

...orried these drugs might be weakening the bones of youngsters who take them. The fear stems from research showing a link between oral forms of the drugs and osteoporosis in adults. Other studies have suggested a similar link between bone problems and the inhaled forms, but the evidence has not been conclusive. ...

More collaborations and strengthening of India’s AIDS control body require

...istant to the idea of making condoms accessible to youngsters and educating adolescents on sexuality are becoming more pragmatic whereas, sexual morals are changing whether we like it or not and the first message for them should be abstinence and if they don't do that, we need to protect their health." Nafis ad...

Sharp Increase In Morning-After Pill Sales Among British Women

...th education regarding safe sexual practices among youngsters to prevent unwanted pregnancies. Medindia on pregnancy: Pregnancy is the state of union between a sperm and an ovum in the uterus, the formation of a fetus that is nurtured in the mother's womb. Pregnancy covers the entire time frame of 40 week...

Junk Food Marketing to be banned

... The foundation is sending 600,000 action packs to youngsters and has enlisted the help of celebrities, including actress Fay Ripley and cricketer Andrew Flintoff, to help in the campaign”. Source: BBC ews....

Scottish Children Have Worst Dental Health In Europe

... about what we eat and drink will mean more of our youngsters can avoid a cycle of dental treatment and repair,'... in Scotland. It is estimated that over a third of youngsters aged between three and six are not registered with a dentist and it is this group that is being targ...

More Polio Vaccination programs Planned for Indonesia

...ination program for this year more than 24 million youngsters would be vaccinated and this could lead to 100% polio vaccination to children’s in Indonesia and also agreed to WHO recommendations of two more Polio vaccination programs for next year. <br...

Frustrations Lead To self-harm

...riory survey called Adolescent Angst studied 1,000 youngsters aged between 12 years and 19 years. This translates to over 800,000 youngsters in the country actually harming themselves, while another 1 million have thought of harming themselv...

Tendency To Smoke and Get Addicted Could Run In Families!

...ss. The findings further serve to explain why some youngsters quickly take to smoking, overcoming the initial dizziness and nausea, arising out of nicotine toxicity. Previously, Oxford University researchers had identified a variant of the gene, DRD2 32806, found to play a significant role in smoking addictio...

Drug Use On The Decline Among US Youth

...e of drugs and smoking is on the decline among the youngsters in the US. There has however been an increase in the usage of prescription drugs for // non-medical purposes. The University of Michigan conducted the 2005 Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey for the NIH, and concluded that the overall results were go...

Snippy haircuts, snappier AIDS lessons from barbers

...ng has changed." Asked if he feels shy talking to youngsters about the disease, Habib said: "Why should I? Being an elder, it's my duty to teach right things to the youth. But, yeah, with the younger lots I start the topic with an obscene joke to open them up!" Happy with the response in Lajpat Nagar, the NG...

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