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Iron Deficiency Anemia and Hearing Loss

An easy to correct form of hearing loss may be connected to iron deficiency anemia (IDA), per a newly released study in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. The study overseen by Kathleen M. Schieffer, B.S., of the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pa., and her colleagues examined (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Over-the-Counter Pain Meds […]

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Cessation of Breastmilk Alters Infant Microbiome

It’s widely accepted that the delivery mode, whether vaginally or C-section, shapes the manner in which an infant’s healthy microbiota are established. Vaginal deliveries are preferred to help colonize an infant’s healthy bacteria. A new study, published in Cell Host & Microbe, confirmed this understanding and found the cessation of breastfeeding is a significant catalyst […]






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Group-dietary Intervention & Gestational Weight Gain Among Obese Women

Obese women can have control over their weight gain during pregnancy using conventional weight loss techniques, according to a new study in Obesity. Interventions include attending weekly group support meetings, seeking advice about nutrition and diet, and keeping food and exercise journals. Results of the Healthy Moms study also show (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Retrain the […]











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Prenatal Exposure to Flame Retardants Linked to IQ and ADHD

Prenatal exposure to flame retardants may be as concerning as lead exposure to children’s brain development. A new study involving Simon Fraser University researchers has found that prenatal exposure to flame retardants can be significantly linked to lower IQs and greater hyperactivity in five-year-old children. The findings are (more…) RELATED ARTICLES











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