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‘Rock-a-Bye’ You, for Better Sleep?

‘Rock-a-Bye’ You, for Better Sleep?

Latest Sleep News THURSDAY, Jan. 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Like a baby, being rocked can help you sleep, but it might also improve your memory, new research suggests. Two studies, one in humans and the other in mice, report that being rocked has real benefits for sleep. “Having a good night’s sleep means falling […]

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Climate Change Could Alter Proportion of Male/Female Babies: Study

Climate Change Could Alter Proportion of Male/Female Babies: Study

Climate change could alter the proportion of male and female babies, according to researchers. Latest Pregnancy News They said more boys could be born in regions where temperatures rise and fewer boys born in areas with other climate change-caused environmental changes, such as droughts or wildfires, CNN reported. A recent Japanese study found a connection […]

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Study Confirms Steady Rise in U.S. School Shootings

Study Confirms Steady Rise in U.S. School Shootings

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, Jan. 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — School shootings have become much deadlier in recent decades, a new government report shows. And the body counts have risen even more sharply in the past few years, the researchers noted. Between 2016 and 2018, eight multiple-victim shootings claimed the […]

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Teens’ Odds for Suicide May Triple While in Jail: Study

Teens’ Odds for Suicide May Triple While in Jail: Study

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, Jan. 24 , 2019 (HealthDay News) — Young people jailed in adult prisons, often while awaiting trial or sentencing, are at high risk for suicide, and the prison system is doing little to stop it, a new study warns. Suicide accounts for roughly 1 death in […]

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The Baby Food Diet

The Baby Food Diet

What should I know about “The Baby Food Diet”? Baby food in jars or those that you puree like carrots, meats, and mashed bananas, are typical foods for feeding babies without teeth, and they have been a weight loss trend for adults for few years. Created by celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson, The Baby Food Diet […]

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Gum Disease Bacteria Found in Brains of Alzheimer’s Disease Patients

Gum Disease Bacteria Found in Brains of Alzheimer’s Disease Patients

Gum disease bacteria may play a role in Alzheimer’s disease, researchers say. Latest Alzheimer’s News They studied dead and living patients with diagnosed and suspected Alzheimer’s and found bacteria associated with chronic gum disease in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s, BBC News reported. Tests on mice confirmed the bacteria, Porphyromonas gingivalis could migrate from […]

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Aspirin vs. Eliquis (apixaban)

Aspirin vs. Eliquis (apixaban)

Aspirin vs. Eliquis (apixaban): Similarities and differences Aspirin and Eliquis (apixaban) are anticoagulants used to prevent blood clots (antithrombotics). Aspirin is also used to treat fever, pain, and inflammation in the body. Aspirin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and Eliquis is an anticoagulant (blood thinner). Brand names for aspirin include Bayer Aspirin, Ecotrin, and […]

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Aspirin vs. Aleve (Naproxen)

Aspirin vs. Aleve (Naproxen)

Aspirin vs. Aleve (naproxen): What’s the difference? Aspirin and Aleve (naproxen) are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) used to treat fever, pain, and inflammation in the body. Aspirin is also used to prevent blood clots (it is antithrombotic). Brand names for aspirin include Bayer Aspirin, Ecotrin, and E.C. Prin. Both aspirin and Aleve are available over-the-counter […]

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Helping Kids Develop Good Study Habits

Helping Kids Develop Good Study Habits

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, Jan. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — While one in five kids may have a learning disability that requires one-on-one intervention, others may simply need to develop good study habits to improve their grades. But good study habits don’t always come easily or naturally. You can help […]