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Keeping the peace when mom and grandma disagree on feeding the kids
Many mothers have to navigate a sea of advice from family and experts when it comes to feeding their babies. Nonetheless, nutrition educators typically focus only on the mother, even in Latino communities where grandmothers and other older female relatives often play major roles in caring for children. A new study shows programs to reduce childhood obesity and other nutrition programs should incorporate all family members who regularly take care of childre ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
More than enough on our plates
A smaller portion of fish and chips has been embraced by takeaway owners and customers, research has found and may well be healthier for us. Experts led by Newcastle University worked with independent fish and chip supplier, Henry Colbeck to see whether people could be encouraged to eat a healthier size portion which led to the development of the Lite-BITE reg box. Its smaller dimensions ensures a smaller portion of fish and chips coming close to 600 calor ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Tune in and switch off
The simple act of switching on the TV for some downtime could be making a bigger contribution to childhood obesity than we realise, according to new research from the University of South Australia . The study investigated the impact of different sitting behaviours - watching television, playing video games, playing computer, sitting down to eat, or travelling in a car - and found that watching TV is more strongly associated with obesity in both boys and gi ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
High-calorie desserts might not be all bad
WASHINGTON -- If you re going to choose dessert first, then the high-calorie option might lead to your eating a healthier meal, unless you have a lot on your mind, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. Researchers placed either a healthy or less healthy dessert fresh fruit vs. lemon cheesecake at the beginning or end of a university cafeteria line. When diners picked the cheesecake first, they then chose lower-calor ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Researchers examine postpartum hospital readmissions for women with psychiatri...
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC , gestational diabetes affects an estimated 2 - 10 of pregnancies in the United States. If left untreated, gestational diabetes GDM can lead to pregnancy complications, including preterm birth, caesarean delivery and more. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists ACOG recommends that all pregnant women be screened for GDM. According to ACOG, routine screening for GDM should take ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Have researchers found a new risk factor for schizophrenia?
Scientists have located an intriguing link between schizophrenia and the Epstein-Barr virus, a type of herpes virus. Now, they need to determine which way the risk lies.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jan 21
Insomnia breakthrough: Scientists identify 5 types
There are five types of insomnia, each with its own distinct features, according to a recent study.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jan 21
My experience of traumatic brain injury and aphasia
Around 4 years ago, when I was just 26 years old, I experienced a serious brain injury. As a result, I couldn t use my arms or legs, and I could no longer read, write, or speak. Essentially, I lost all the skills that made me who I am. This is called aphasia.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jan 21
5 Skills to Add to Your Emotional Toolbox
There s new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind. Subscribe Recent Issue Archive Today News My Father, the Serial Killer Does Having Daughters Make Men Less Sexist 3 Drug-Free Ways to Optimize In-the-Moment Happiness National Hugging Day Five Scientific Facts About Hugging Essential Reads Sentience and Conservation Lessons from Southern Africa Dr. Martin Luther King 039 s Influence on Today 039 s World 5 Skills to Add to Your Emotion ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Jan 21
Dr. Martin Luther King's Influence on Today's World
There s new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind. Subscribe Recent Issue Archive Today News My Father, the Serial Killer Does Having Daughters Make Men Less Sexist 3 Drug-Free Ways to Optimize In-the-Moment Happiness National Hugging Day Five Scientific Facts About Hugging Essential Reads Sentience and Conservation Lessons from Southern Africa Dr. Martin Luther King 039 s Influence on Today 039 s World 5 Skills to Add to Your Emotion ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Jan 21
Sentience and Conservation: Lessons from Southern Africa
There s new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind. Subscribe Recent Issue Archive Today News My Father, the Serial Killer Does Having Daughters Make Men Less Sexist 3 Drug-Free Ways to Optimize In-the-Moment Happiness National Hugging Day Five Scientific Facts About Hugging Essential Reads Sentience and Conservation Lessons from Southern Africa Dr. Martin Luther King 039 s Influence on Today 039 s World 5 Skills to Add to Your Emotion ...
Psychology Today - Mon. Jan 21
Brain's cerebellum found to influence addictive and social behavior
BRONX, NY-- January 17, 2019 --In a study published online today in the journal Science , researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine , part of Montefiore , prove for the first time that the brain s cerebellum--long thought to be mainly involved in coordinating movement--helps control the brain s reward circuitry. The surprising finding indicates that the cerebellum plays a major role in reward processing and social behaviors and could potentially l ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jan 21
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