Publication: Medical News Today

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Link between TV programming and children's learning and development

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled.Parents, turn off the television when your children are with you. And when you do let them watch, make sure the programs stimulate their interest in learning.That's the advice arising from University of Iowa researchers ... [Published Medical News Today - 8 hours ago]
First reported 54 mins ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 1 reports

Mothers transfer fear to their babies through odors

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. A phenomenon that has long baffled researchers is how the traumatic experience of a mother can affect her child - even when the event occurs before the baby is born. Inching closer to an explanation, a ... [Published Medical News Today - 54 mins ago]
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Running just 5-10 minutes a day could increase life expectancy

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommend adults engage in high-intensity exercise, such as running, for a minimum of 75 minutes a week. But a new study from Iowa State University suggests ... [Published Medical News Today - 2 hours ago]
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Medical News Today: Could a 'universal' blood test for cancer be on the horizon?

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. When it comes to saving lives from cancer, the earlier the diagnosis, the better. But early diagnosis or identification of certain cancers - including melanoma, colon cancer and lung cancer - is often quite ... [Published Medical News Today - 4 hours ago]
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What are the health benefits of chickpeas?

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled.Originally cultivated in the Mediterranean and the Middle East, chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, have spread their culinary influence to areas all over the world. They are featured prominently in Italian, ... [Published Medical News Today - 3 hours ago]
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Medical News Today: Dementia 'predicted by slow walking speed and memory problems'

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. Early diagnosis of dementia is critical to delaying the onset of cognitive decline. Now, a new study published in the journal Neurology suggests that a simple test of walking speed and memory could provide ... [Published Medical News Today - 8 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Neurologic recovery from corticospinal tract injury due to subfalcine herniation

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled.After development of diffusion tensor tractography (DTT), which is derived from diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), three-dimensional reconstruction and estimation for three motor tracts, such as the corticospinal ... [Published Medical News Today - 6 hours ago]
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Key molecule identified in flies that adjusts energy use under starvation conditions

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled.Scientists at IRB Barcelona have observed that, when deprived of food, flies that do not express p53 show poor management of energy store.The study, published in Cell Reports , further supports the involvement ... [Published Medical News Today - 7 hours ago]
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Addiction Medicine Specialist says pharmaceutical abuse is a growing problem in Queensland

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled.Addiction Medicine Specialist Dr Christian Rowan says pharmaceutical abuse is a growing problem in Queensland.Addressing the 2014 Australian Winter School Conference in Brisbane in late July, Dr Rowan said the ... [Published Medical News Today - 8 hours ago]
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Common inflammatory disorder increases heart attack, stroke risk

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. People who have polymyalgia rheumatica - a common inflammatory disorder among seniors that causes pain and stiffness - are more at risk of heart attacks and strokes, according to a new study published in ... [Published Medical News Today - 9 hours ago]
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Strict driving-and-texting bans reduce fatalities

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. The first law in the US to ban texting while driving was passed less than 10 years ago. As legislation varies from state to state, a team of researchers have investigated the effects of different types ... [Published Medical News Today - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Medical News Today: Study identifies global prevalence of hepatitis C virus genotypes

Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. In a new study published in the journal Hepatology , researchers from the UK reveal that hepatitis C virus genotype 1 is the most prevalent worldwide, accounting for 46% of all hepatitis C infections.Researchers ... [Published Medical News Today - Jul 28 2014]

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"Our research demonstrates that infants can learn from maternal expression of fear, very early in life. Before they can even make their own experiences, they basically acquire their mothers' experiences. Most importantly, these maternally transmitted memories are long-lived, whereas other types of infant learning, if not repeated, rapidly perish."
...this study proves is that when it comes to keeping physically active, every step counts towards helping you maintain a healthier heart," he says. "Breaking your exercise down into 10-minute chunks can make this goal much more achievable and can help prolong your life by reducing your risk of dying from cardiovascular disease."
"Most of the fiber in chickpeas is insoluble fiber, which is great for digestive health. Individuals who eat them typically have better blood sugar regulation since chickpeas are so high in fiber and protein."
...cancer or other diseases, so I wondered whether anything measurable could be seen if we put them under further stress with UVA light," she adds. "We found that people with cancer have DNA which is more easily damaged by ultraviolet light than other people, so the test shows the sensitivity to damage of all the DNA - the genome - in a cell."

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