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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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High-fat diet in pregnancy increases breast cancer risk over generations in animal study

Feeding pregnant female mice a diet high in fat derived from common corn oil resulted in genetic changes that substantially increased breast cancer susceptibility in three generations of female offspring, reports a team of researchers led by scientists at Georgetown ...

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Study examines use of fat grafting for postmastectomy breast reconstruction

The use of fat grafting as a tool for breast reconstruction following a mastectomy may improve breast satisfaction, psychosocial well-being, and sexual well-being in patients, according to a study published by JAMA Surgery. Fat grafting as an adjunct to breast ...

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Children shorter if they drink non-cow's milk, study suggests

Researchers have linked the consumption of non-cow’s milk with shorter height in children. A new study of more than 5,000 children has associated consumption of non-cow’s milk with shorter height, raising concerns about the nutritional content of cow’s milk alternatives. ...

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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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Study of sisters helps explain dad's influence on risky sexual behavior

What is it about a father that affects his teenage daughter’s likelihood of engaging in risky sexual behavior? Researchers have long shown links between father involvement and daughters’ sexual behavior, with the standard explanation attributing that influence to shared genes ...

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Predicting autism: Study links infant brain connections to diagnoses at age two

For the first time, autism researchers used MRIs of six-month olds to show how brain regions are connected and synchronized, and then predict which babies at high risk of developing autism would be diagnosed with the condition at age two. ...

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Study shows active video games could improve kids' development

Video games might not be as bad for kids as we think, with new research showing interactive games like the Nintendo Wii can help non-typically developing children improve critical motor skills. The research paper, published in the Journal of Science ...

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Study shows differences in brain activity between men, women who are obese

A new study of obese people suggests that changes in their brains’ reward regions make them more prone to overeating, and that women and men exhibit different brain activity related to overeating. Researchers from UCLA found that women who are ...

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