Insufficient evidence vitamin D, calcium prevent fractures
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said today that it recommends against low doses of vitamin D or calcium for the prevention of fractures in post-menopausal Read more
Many Women With Heart Disease Falling Short on Exercise
Too many women with heart disease aren't heeding exercise guidelines, and that could translate into even more health problems down the road, new research Read on HealthDay News
Breastfeeding Vital for Brain Development for Premature Infants
Feeding premature babies mostly breast milk during the first month of life appears to stimulate more robust brain growth, suggests a recent Read more at Deccan Chronicle
Even a Little More Exercise Might Help Your Brain Stay Young
Alzheimer's and dementia are not an inevitable part of normal aging, and a little exercise might help keep them at bay, a new study HealthDay News
Chemicals in Food May Harm Children, Pediatricians’ Group Says
  Food and food packaging manufacturers have always argued the point that there isn’t any proof that substances in their products are harmful.  Pediatricians don’t Read more
Harnessing Exercise Games To Help Kids (and Parents!) Lose Weight
  Obese kids may be able to drop weight with the help of an unlikely aid: video games. Special exercise video games helped overweight children drop pounds – and improve their Read more
Pre-Pregnancy Vitamin D Intake Reduces Gestational Diabetes Risk
Vitamin D insufficiency is common in pregnant women; pre-pregnancy vitamin D supplementation may help them avoid gestational diabetes, per a new study. Read more at Diabetes In Control