Category: Health

Excessive screen time during infancy may be linked to lower cognitive skills later in childhood

The amount of time babies spend watching computer, TV and phone screens in their first year of life may be indirectly linked to lower cognitive skills later in life, according to a new study. Babies who watched on average two hours of screen time per day performed worse later on, at age 9, on executive …

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New Association Between Social Isolation and Dementia Risk Factors

Summary: Loneliness and a lack of social support contribute to a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. The findings add to the growing body of evidence linking social isolation to Alzheimer’s disease. Source: POOLS Social lifestyle determinants, including social isolation, are associated with neurodegeneration risk factors, according to a new study published …

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Elite Performance Coach Swears by Almond Butter, Olive Oil Breakfast

Andrew Herr is an expert in human performance and has worked with pro athletes and Navy SEALs. He said experiments helped him optimize his own routine for better focus and energy. His go-to breakfast is olive oil and almond butter — but there’s no one-size-fits-all for best results. Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing …

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What is Kawasaki disease? Symptoms, treatments and when to seek help

Get the free Morning Headlines email for news from our reporters across the world Sign up to our free Morning Headlines email Kawasaki disease is one of the leading causes of heart failure for children under the age of five, and cases have risen dramatically over the past five years. Latest figures from the NHS …

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You’ll Never Lose Weight if You Still Do These 5 Things

Let’s be honest: Losing weight is no easy, breezy walk in the park. It requires hard work, dedication, solid motivation, and establishing a game plan that works best for you. Whether you’re just starting out on your journey or you’re weeks in, there are certain habits you should absolutely avoid at all costs. In fact, …

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Diabetes Diet: Best And Worst Foods For Blood Sugar Levels

Diabetes is one of the most common diseases affecting people worldwide. According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 537 million adults, aged between 20 and 79, are affected by this disease. The data further claims that the total number of people living with diabetes is expected to rise 643 million by 2030. Diabetes is a …

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Parents report sickness after mass-vomiting incident at Tanaka Elementary School in southwest Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — It’s been nearly four days since a gastrointestinal illness (GI) outbreak infected an estimated 130 elementary students in the southwest valley. Parents say they are still mostly in the dark about what happened, and some of them are reporting symptoms too. An 8 News Now source close to the matter about …

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