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Study Debunks Belief That Breastfeeding Boosts Infant Intelligence

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Apr 02, 2017 … DUBLIN — A major new study conducted by researchers at the University College Dublin (UCD) appears to have debunked a central claim advanced by advocates of breastfeeding –– that the practice boosts your child’s “intelligence” level. The Irish research team, led by Dr. Lisa-Christine Girard of the UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports…

Study: Exercise Brings Mental Benefits, Fewer Hot Flashes For Women In Menopause

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Dec 23, 2020 … CLEVELAND — Women who’ve been contemplating pharmacological solutions to the sometimes debilitating symptoms of menopause should look no further than their neighborhood gym for a solution, a new study from the North American Menopausal Society (NAMS) suggests. At the behest of NAMS, a team of Spanish researchers led by Dr. Débora Godoy-Izquierdo, head of the…

Breastfeeding May Lower Stroke Risk For Mothers, Especially Among Minorities

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Jul 26, 2019 … DALLAS — Breastfeeding is not only beneficial for babies, but it can be beneficial for the longterm health of mothers, too. A study published by the American Heart Association finds that the risk of stroke for post-menopausal women was reduced in those who reported breastfeeding at least one child. Stroke is the fourth-leading cause of death…

Alcoholism drug disulfiram shows strong potential as COVID-19 treatment

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Aug 08, 2020 … MOSCOW – The drug disulfiram is a common treatment for alcoholism due to its ability to produce a number of unpleasant effects after drinking. From headaches, to nausea, to sweating, it works by essentially causing an immediate hangover. Now, Russian chemists suggest that disulfiram may also be useful in treating COVID-19. Researchers in Moscow say…

Meaningful Conversations Make People Happier, But Small Talk Won’t Bring You Down

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Apr 09, 2019 … TUCSON, Ariz. —  Taking part in a deep, meaningful conversation with someone can boost one’s level of happiness, a recent study confirms, but does that mean idle small talk will do the opposite? Let’s be honest: getting stuck in a fruitless conversation with someone can be a drag, if not an unwanted annoyance. Researchers at…

Feeling sick? Vitamin D helps prevent colds, flu, respiratory infections

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Dec 15, 2020 … LONDON — Looking for an extra layer of protection for flu season? A new major global study finds vitamin D helps shield against respiratory infections such as colds and influenza, especially in those who are deficient in it. Researchers at the Queen Mary University of London found that vitamin D has health benefits beyond its effect on…

Study: Detroit Unhealthiest City In U.S., San Fran Healthiest

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Nov 21, 2017 … WASHINGTON — Detroit has been touted as being “America’s Comeback City” by some since declaring bankruptcy in 2013, but a 2017 study does The Motor City no favors in its revitalization efforts. According to WalletHub, Detroit is the unhealthiest city in America, as opposed to San Francisco, which got the top grade in a study of…

Study: Multivitamins, Other Common Supplements Have No Health Benefits

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May 29, 2018 … TORONTO — Taking multivitamins or other commonly consumed vitamin and mineral supplements won’t actually provide you any health benefits, but they won’t harm you either, a new study finds. Researchers from the University of Toronto and St. Michael’s Hospital conducted a review of 179 studies on popular vitamin supplements that were published between January 2012…