Diabetes During Pregnancy Could Impact Your Baby In an Unexpected Way

Diabetes is a serious, but relatively common condition — high blood sugar affects nine percent of the adult population. But a new study reveals maternal diabetes could impact unborn babies as well. In fact, the condition could increase their risk of developing congenital heart disease (CHD). The study — conducted by researchers at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital and published in […]

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Malnutrition Ups Risk of Postop Issues in Pediatric Crohn Disease

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26, 2018 — For children with Crohn disease (CD), malnutrition is associated with increased risk of complications after bowel surgery, according to a study published in the November issue of the Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Mitchell R. Ladd, M.D., Ph.D., from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, and colleagues calculated body mass index (BMI)-for-age Z-scores […]

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23 Make-Ahead Breakfasts Perfect for When You Need to Host a Crowd

Whether it’s for a special occasion or just a typical weekend, inviting guests to stay with you for a couple of days always seems like an amazing way to catch up with the people you love. Only when you’re playing host, it always seems like you’re spending more time making sure everyone is fed and happy than actually getting to […]

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Warning food poisoning: foods you should avoid!

Health risks: What foods you should not eat better Nausea, abdominal pain can be diarrhea and vomiting: food poisoning is very unpleasant. Certain foods pose a special health risk. An expert explains which foods should not be consumed. Food poisoning can have different causes There are generally different causes of food poisoning: “on The one hand, it is possible that […]

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Running vs weights: which is better for keeping cells ‘young’

Aerobic activities like jogging and interval training can make our cells biologically younger, according to a noteworthy new experiment. Weight training may not have the same effect, the study found, raising interesting questions about how various types of exercise affect us at a microscopic level and whether the differences should perhaps influence how we choose to move. There is mounting […]

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People with schizophrenia experience emotion differently from others, ‘body maps’ show

Colorful figures of the human body are helping Vanderbilt University researchers understand how people experience emotion through their bodies and how this process is radically altered in people with schizophrenia. Sohee Park, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of Psychology, and Ph.D. student Lénie J. Torregrossa compared individuals with schizophrenia with matched control participants, asking each to fill in a “body map” […]

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