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Child abuse rises in connection with soldiers' deployments
Children under age two may be at heightened risk for abuse and neglect during the six months immediately following a parent s return from deployment in the U.S. Army, and the risk may rise among Army families with soldiers who are deployed more than once. Researchers from the PolicyLab at The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia CHOP performed one of the largest longitudinal retrospective studies a ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Nov 13
Seniors expend as much energy as Tour de France cyclists
Well-trained seniors expend as much energy as Tour de France cyclists. New Danish research shows that age is no obstacle to performing at a maximum for a longer period of time. The Department of Biomedicine and the Center for Healthy Aging at the University of Copenhagen are behind this new research. Is there a limit with ageing to human energetic performance This was previously an open question, ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Nov 13
Lead exposure impacts children's sleep
PHILADELPHIA November 12, 2015 - A new research study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Penn Nursing shows that lead exposure in early childhood are associated with increased risk for sleep problems and excessive daytime sleepiness in later childhood. This is the first longitudinal, population-based study that investigated early lead exposure to sleep problems. The findings are ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Nov 13
Have an apple-shaped body? You may be more susceptible to binge eating
Women with apple-shaped bodies - those who store more of their fat in their trunk and abdominal regions - may be at particular risk for the development of eating episodes during which they experience a sense of loss of control, according to a new study from Drexel University. The study also found that women with greater fat stores in their midsections reported being less satisfied with their bodie ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Nov 13
Living liver donors satisfied with donation process says study
A study of living liver donors found donors were highly satisfied with the donation process. Findings published in Liver Transplantation , a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, indicate most donors would donate again, independent of any complications from transplantation. Hepatitis viral infection, obesity, and alcohol abuse if not treated can lead to end-stage liv ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Nov 13
Military Deployment Tied to Greater Odds of Child Abuse, Neglect
Young children of U.S. Army soldiers may have a higher risk of abuse or neglect during and just after a parent is deployed abroad, a new study finds. The findings are not that surprising because a family experiences enormous stress when a soldier goes off on a deployment, said Dr. Bob Sege, a pediatrician specializing in child abuse and vice president of Health Resources in Action, in Boston. The ...
Healthday - Fri. Nov 13
Type 1 Diabetes: An Unrelenting Disease
Although more than one million Americans have type 1 diabetes, most people don t understand the toll it can take on daily living. It would be easier to tell you how diabetes doesn t affect my life, said Meri Schuhmacher-Jackson, a mother of four sons -- three with type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes affects every aspect of our lives. It looks invisible from the outside. But, it s anything but invisib ...
Healthday - Fri. Nov 13
Why the Freelance Economy Is a Social Tragedy in the Making
They were only five words, but I won t soon forget them. On the day I retired from the corporate world, in March 2012, I was speaking with another longtime executive, a friend at the company who also happened to be retiring that same day. He was the kind of retirement industry expert who had literally testified before Congress on behalf of the company several times on industry issues. He d probabl ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Nov 12
7 Things Only Narcissists Do
You ve likely encountered a narcissist or two somewhere along your journey. Perhaps your former lover could never put your needs first. Or maybe, you ve worked with someone who just can t stop bragging about his accomplishments long enough to do any work. Whether your narcissistic encounters were professional or personal, there are some telltale signs that you re dealing with a narcissistic person ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Nov 12
Youth involvement in justice system linked to increased risk of early death
Ann Arbor, MI, November 12, 2015 - In the U.S. the chances of being arrested are one in three by age 23. Youth offenders face a greater risk for early death than the rest of the population according to a new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine , that risk increases as a young person becomes more involved in the judicial system. The more serious and prolonged a youth s in ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Nov 12
Blanket approach to asthma treatment not ideal, researchers find
University of Queensland research into the effects of dust mite and cockroach allergens has found that different types of asthma respond differently to a new experimental treatment. School of Biomedical Sciences asthma expert Associate Professor Simon Phipps said two common asthma types were involved in the tests. Laboratory tests using mice showed that exposure to house dust mite allergens genera ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Nov 12
New report highlights gains in child survival, progress needed to address lead...
Baltimore, MD, November 12, 2015 The 2015 Pneumonia and Diarrhea Progress Report Sustainable Progress in the Post-2015 Era, released today on World Pneumonia Day by the International Vaccine Access Center IVAC at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, documents the progress of the 15 countries experiencing the greatest burden of pneumonia and diarrhea. Although global progress has be ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Nov 12
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