Category: Health

Posted in Environment Food Health Science

Study links prenatal phthalate exposure to altered information processing in infants

by Diana Yates,  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Exposure to phthalates, a class of chemicals widely used in packaging and consumer products, is known to interfere…

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Posted in Health Living Medical

Supportive partners protect relationship quality in people with depression or stress

by  University of Massachusetts Amherst Having a responsive, supportive partner minimizes the negative impacts of an individual’s depression or external stress on their romantic relationship, according…

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Researcher finds that sign-language exposure impacts infants as young as 5 months old

by Vienna McGrain,  Rochester Institute of Technology While it isn’t surprising that infants and children love to look at people’s movements and faces, recent research from…

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Researchers develop blood test for depression, bipolar disorder

by  Indiana University School of Medicine Worldwide, 1 in 4 people will suffer from a depressive episode in their lifetime. While current diagnosis and treatment approaches…

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Posted in COVID-19 Health Hydrogen Medical

Why We Post Articles on Hydrogen

I’m a scientist at heart, and friends are always sending me snail mail, emails, and points to websites praising some product that purports to increase…

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Posted in Food Health

Sugar not so nice for your child’s brain development

by Cal Powell,  University of Georgia Sugar practically screams from the shelves of your grocery store, especially those products marketed to kids. Children are the highest…

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Changes in mouth bacteria after drinking beetroot juice may promote healthy aging

by  University of Exeter Drinking beetroot juice promotes a mix of mouth bacteria associated with healthier blood vessels and brain function, according to a new study…

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Keep pace: Walking with a partner is great but might slow you down

by  Purdue University APRIL 2, 2021 If you walk with your spouse or partner on a regular basis, you might want to speed up. Or tell…

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Posted in COVID-19 Food Health

Fiber may help control inflammation in COVID-19 patients

By Chrissy Sexton Earth.com staff writer 03-30-2021 Fiber is an essential nutrient that has been linked to weight loss, healthy blood sugar levels, and lower cholesterol. Now, in…

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Implant measures hearing quality through brain waves

By Chrissy Sexton Earth.com staff writer 03-30-2021 For the first time, researchers have succeeded in registering brain waves through a hearing implant. Using a cochlear implant, eperts at KU…

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