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Type-1 diabetes patients may be more than 6 times as likely to develop dementia

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Jun 05, 2021 … MINNEAPOLIS — Diabetes can raise the risk of Alzheimer’s disease more than sixfold, warns new research. Good control of blood sugar protects against the devastating mental disorder, say scientists. Older patients who were admitted to the hospital for both high or low levels were over six times more likely to develop it. The findings, published…

Researchers discover blood vessel cells that triggers harmful inflammation in obese mice

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Jan 03, 2021 … DALLAS, Texas — Obesity can be a gateway to many other health conditions including heart disease and diabetes. Part of the problem is the inflammation obesity causes. As fat cells are loaded down with excess fat, the tissue around them becomes inflamed, but scientists haven’t figured out why this happens. Now, researchers from UT Southwestern say…

Giving children antibiotics before age 2 linked to more health problems later on

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Nov 16, 2020 … ROCHESTER, Minn. — When a young child is sick, parents want to do whatever it takes to make them better. For some illnesses, this means using antibiotics even with infants. A new study however is warning about the dangers of overmedicating children too early in life. Researchers with the Mayo Clinic find kids taking antibiotics…

Vitamin D levels during pregnancy linked to a baby’s IQ as they grow

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Nov 10, 2020 … SEATTLE, Wash. — For expecting mothers, vitamin D is important for their health and their baby’s too. A study finds this critical nutrient isn’t just vital for growth but also impacts a child’s intelligence as well. Researchers from Seattle Children’s Research Institute say mothers with higher vitamin D levels during pregnancy tend to have children…

Heavier newborn babies have higher risk of developing atrial fibrillation as adults

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Oct 28, 2020 … BEIJING, China — Health experts say a big birth weight usually means that child will be a big adult. An international study finds a larger birth weight can also spell trouble for that child’s heart later in life. Researchers say babies weighing well over eight pounds or more have a significantly higher risk for developing…

Nearly 90K U.S. teens and young adults will develop cancer in 2020, report estimates

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Sep 19, 2020 … ATLANTA — Cancer strikes people of all ages and in many different forms. While new medications and therapies are improving the outcomes for patients, a new report finds some concerning news for younger Americans. The American Cancer Society estimates nearly 90,000 people between 15 and 39 years-old will be diagnosed with cancer in 2020. The report…

New post-COVID syndrome ‘MIS-C’ can cause lifelong damage to children’s hearts

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Sep 07, 2020 … SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A frightening new set of coronavirus research may lead some parents to think twice about in-person learning this school year. Although many people will never know if they had COVID-19, doctors say a frightening side-effect of the virus is being found in asymptomatic children. Researchers in Texas find a life-threatening inflammation of…

Children may be less at risk for COVID-19 infection, but indirect health impacts abound

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Jun 27, 2020 … EXETER, England – The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a widespread and devastating impact on the world. Older adults and individuals with preexisting health conditions are bearing the brunt of the direct health effects. Even though children seem to be less likely to contract the virus or develop severe cases, there’s still plenty of reason…

Study: Widespread Face Mask Use Is Best Way To Prevent Another COVID-19 Wave

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Jun 11, 2020 … CAMBRIDGE, England — Is the worst of COVID-19 behind us? Or is a second wave about to descend upon the world? You’ll probably get a lot of answers to those questions depending on who you ask, of course. A new study from the universities of Cambridge and Greenwich, however, formulates the best way to prevent a…

Scientists Support ‘Drymester’: Drinking During Pregnancy Unsafe For Child’s Brain Function

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Apr 23, 2020 … BRISTOL, U.K. — Every trimester during pregnancy is important, but researchers are now hoping women will focus on something else too — the “drymester.” A review of several published studies has concluded that drinking any alcohol during pregnancy could lead to the child having poorer thinking and learning abilities later in life. Researchers at the…

Binge Nation: Average American Streams 8 Hours Of Content Per Day During Coronavirus Outbreak!

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Apr 15, 2020 … NEW YORK — Just one more episode. Or five. That’s the mantra of millions who suddenly find themselves stuck at home all day during the coronavirus pandemic. A new survey of 2,000 U.S. residents finds the average American is currently streaming eight hours of content per day and finishing three TV series per week. We all…

Sugar & spice: Do junk food images on children’s clothing influence lifelong eating habits?

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Mar 11, 2020 … ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Images of pink and purple donuts, frosted cupcakes and ice cream cones delivered with cute sayings about being “sweet” dance before the eyes of other children on the fronts of T-shirts and sweaters. It’s fairly common to see our favorite junk foods splashed across everything from pillows to sleeping bags to…

Back to basics: Children are happier when connected to nature

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Feb 29, 2020 … CIUDAD OBREGÓN, Mexico — Childhood is different for each generation, and one can imagine that modern children have more excuses than ever before to avoid going outside. A few decades ago, most parents blamed the television if their child spent too much time indoors, but today the TV seems tame in comparison to smartphones, tablets, and…