Exercise may improve thinking in sedentary seniors with cognitive decline
Older adults who already have some cognitive impairment, but not dementia, may find their thinking skills improve when they start doing aerobic exercise like walking or cycling a few times Read more
Nutrition programs in schools found to reduce obesity
The negative health effects associated with obesity make up a lengthy list. This is particularly important for children struggling to stay healthy, as many health risks can last through Read more
Could Vitamin C Reduce Infant Harm From Smoking in Pregnancy?
Daily supplements of vitamin C might mitigate some of the harm to fetal lung development from smoking during pregnancy, according to a study. Source: Could Vitamin C Reduce Infant Harm From Read more
Bad Diet May Impair Female Fertility
Diet prior to conception correlated with time to achieving conception in a large, multinational, retrospective study. Source: Bad Diet May Impair Female Read more
WHY DOES HAIR TURN GRAY? SCIENTISTS MAY HAVE FOUND A NEW ANSWER
A new study has shed light on the role our immune system could play in our hair turning gray when we deal with stress or illness. Source:WHY DOES HAIR TURN GRAY? SCIENTISTS MAY HAVE FOUND A Read more
Want to increase fertility? Try dropping fast food
A healthy diet is just as important before pregnancy as during it. Women who eat more fast food and those who eat very little fruit take longer to get pregnant than women who include Read more
Early Antibiotic Use May Be Tied to Higher Childhood Body Weight
Antibiotics before age 2 associated with very small increase in body weight at 5 years of age Source: Early Antibiotic Use May Be Tied to Higher Childhood Body Read more
Veggies a Healthy Recipe for Older Women’s Hearts
Eating lots of vegetables may help older women keep their blood vessels healthy, Australian researchers report. Source: Veggies a Healthy Recipe for Older Women’s Read more
Vitamin D Insufficiency Associated With Insulin Resistance in Children
Further clinical trials are needed to explore the potential beneficial effect of vitamin D supplementation, via fortified foods and/or dietary supplements, on insulin resistance, and Read more
Risk for Fetal Loss Early in Pregnancy Not Greater With Noninsulin vs Insulin Therapy
Compared to standard insulin treatment, noninsulin antidiabetic agents did not present an increased risk for fetal losses or major malformations when used in the first trimester of Read more
Could Caffeine During Pregnancy Spur Weight Gain in Kids?
There’s new evidence that even moderate amounts of caffeine consumed by a mom-to-be might affect her child’s weight years later. Source: Could Caffeine During Pregnancy Spur Read more
Obesity Risk in Infants Born to Women With Diabetes – Endocrinology Advisor
Parents and healthcare workers should carefully consider the risk for obesity in infants born to women with diabetes, especially infants born large for gestational age, and should initiate Read more
Toddlers’ Girth Points to Later Risk of Fatty Liver Disease
Higher waist circumference of toddlers predicts development of pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) by age 8, according to a prospective study. Source: Toddlers’ Girth Read more
10 Tips for Starting Yoga at 50+
Medical practitioners and health-focused websites are increasingly recommending yoga to those of middle age and up, perhaps because yoga can help make you more flexible and mobile, improve Read more
Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Brush Your Teeth Right After A Bout Of Morning Sickness
What’s the first thing you do after a bout of morning sickness? Brush your teeth, right? Actually, according to dental health experts, that way lies disaster. Source: Here’s Why Read more
Pregnant Kidney Stone Formers Have Higher Risk of Gestational Diabetes
Pregnant women with vs without a history of nephrolithiasis are more likely to experience gestational diabetes and preeclampsia. Original Article: Pregnant Stone Formers Have Higher Risk of Read more
Even light exercise can increase men’s lifespan
A study looked at the effects of a few minutes of light physical activity on senior men and found that modest levels of activity may improve Read more
Pregnancy and Celiac Disease
The Gluten Intolerance Group offers this advice for Celiac and Pregnancy.     Read on the GIG website: Pregnancy and Celiac Disease¬†¬† – The Gluten Intolerance Group of Visit GIG Website
Kids With Food Allergies Web Resources
With one in 13 children now having a food allergy, Kids With Food Allergies' services are needed more than ever. We are a vital lifeline to families raising children with food Visit KidsWithFoodAllergies.Org
Better Food Assistance Programs Might Lower Childhood Obesity Rates
In 2009, food packages from the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program were made more healthy by adding fruits, vegetables and whole grains, and by reducing the amount of juice, milk and Read on HealthDay News