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Understanding the link between salt and health

(BPT) – The news lately is full of articles about salt and health. Everyone seems to be getting either too much salt or not enough. So which is it? Part of the problem is with how we study the connection. Fortunately, researchers on both sides of the issue are starting to agree on how best […]

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The Link Between Eczema And ADHD

Itching, burning skin. A frustrating inability to even concentrate on things that you greatly enjoy. These two scenarios do not seem to be related, but it appears that they are. The skin inflammation known as eczema and the behavior disorder called Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may affect one another. Research indicates that children who […]

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Ibd And Crohn’s Disease – What’s The Link?

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a term used for a group of illnesses affecting the digestive system. With roughly one million sufferers in the United States, IBD is primarily composed of two disorders: Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis.

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Link between maternal age, emergency delivery shown

An increased risk of emergency operative delivery is linked with increasing maternal age, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The study used a sample of 169,583 low risk, first-time mothers in Norway, to examine the association between maternal age and emergency operative delivery, which include emergency […]

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Brain signals link physical fitness to better language skills in kids

Children who are physically fit have faster and more robust neuro-electrical brain responses during reading than their less-fit peers, researchers report. These differences correspond with better language skills in the children who are more fit, and occur whether they’re reading straightforward sentences or sentences that contain errors of grammar or syntax. The new findings, reported […]

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New evidence raises questions about the link between fatty acids and heart disease

A new study raises questions about current guidelines which generally restrict the consumption of saturated fats and encourage consumption of polyunsaturated fats to prevent heart disease. The research was published today, 18 March, in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. An international research collaboration led by the University of Cambridge analysed existing cohort studies and […]

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