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Hugs, kisses, and other forms of affective touch have an important impact on our physical and psychological health. Read this Spotlight to find out more. [...]
Fri, Sep 21, 2018
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
Although depression is one of the leading psychiatric disorders, its cause remains unclear. A recent study found that those affected by depressive disorder have a larger hypothalamus compared to their healthy counterparts. This could explain why many sufferers show increased levels of the stress hormone cortisol and are very often [...]
Thu, Sep 20, 2018
Source: Science Daily- Depression
Women could enhance the development of their unborn child's eyesight and brain function by regularly eating fatty fish during pregnancy. This is the suggestion from a small-scale study. The research supports previous findings that show how important a prospective mother's diet and lifestyle choices are for the development of her [...]
Thu, Sep 20, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Researchers have simulated how over 20 different breast tissue ratios respond to heat given off by MRIs at higher field strengths than available in hospitals today. [...]
Thu, Sep 20, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
Cobalt mining comes at a great cost to public health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. New research reveals that children are particularly vulnerable: their urine and blood samples contain high concentrations of cobalt and other metals. [...]
Thu, Sep 20, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Researchers find that one treatment for atrial fibrillation effectively improves the symptoms of anxiety and depression linked with this condition. [...]
Thu, Sep 20, 2018
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
A new study reports that effective management of neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) -- withdrawal symptoms occurring in infants exposed to opioids in utero -- requires a coordinated 'cascade of care' from prevention through long-term follow-up. [...]
Wed, Sep 19, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
New research shows that women who breastfeed their first child for five months or longer are more likely to have three or more children, and less likely to have only one child. [...]
Wed, Sep 19, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Vitamin D is already well known for its benefits in building healthy bones. A new study supports the idea that it also may reduce cancer risk as well as breast cancer mortality, especially in women with a lower body mass index. [...]
Wed, Sep 19, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
Separated entry and exit doors for calcium keep energy production smooth in the powerhouses of heart cells. [...]
Tue, Sep 18, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health