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Study Finds Men Have a 'Biological Clock' Too

Many women who reach their thirties without having kids are familiar with patronizing warnings that their “biological clocks” are ticking. And there is some truth to one’s fertility declining over time. But it’s time to stop acting like women are ...

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Babies born big more likely to become obese as children, study finds

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Infants born with a high birthweight are more likely to become obese as children, a new study suggests. By identifying at-risk infants early, doctors could work with parents to prevent weight gain and the health ...

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Risk for binge drinking differs by ethnicities, income and changes with age, study finds

A new study led by Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis assistant professor of psychology Tamika Zapolski has found differing risks for binge drinking based on race, income and age. Zapolski found that African-Americans and Hispanics in the lowest income bracket (annual ...

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Nonprescription use of Ritalin linked to adverse side effects, study finds

New research from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions that explored the potential side effects of the stimulant drug Ritalin on those without ADHD showed changes in brain chemistry associated with risk-taking behavior, sleep disruption and other undesirable ...

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Widespread vitamin D deficiency likely due to sunscreen use, increase of chronic diseases, review finds

Results from a clinical review published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association find nearly 1 billion people worldwide may have deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D due to chronic disease and inadequate sun exposure related to sunscreen ...

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Primary school children get less active with age, study finds

There is an age-related decline in children’s physical activity levels as they progress through primary school, according to a British Heart Foundation-funded study. Researchers at the University of Bristol found that children spent less time doing physical activity and spent ...

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Stressing About Money During Pregnancy Is Linked to Low Birth Weight, Study Finds

You’ve probably heard at some point that pregnancy is supposed to be a relaxing time—you’ll spend your days kicking back, enjoying good food, buying cute baby clothes, and being pampered while you grow a tiny human being. But the reality ...

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Children notice what adults miss, study finds: While adults focus their attention, children see everything

Although adults can beat children at most cognitive tasks, new research shows that children’s limitations can sometimes be their strength. In two studies, researchers found that adults were very good at remembering information they were told to focus on, ...

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Cooking at home tonight? It's likely cheaper and healthier, study finds

Researchers from the University of Washington School of Public Health have been peeking into kitchens — via interviews — for years now. They’ve just published results showing people who cook at home more often are likely to eat a healthier ...

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Allergies? Probiotic combination may curb your symptoms, new study finds

As we head into allergy season, you may feel less likely to grab a hanky and sneeze. That’s because new University of Florida research shows a probiotic combination might help reduce hay fever symptoms, if it’s taken during allergy season. ...

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