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Children not heard in domestic violence cases

Academic research presented at a conference held at Northumbria University, Newcastle last week (11 September) shows that children and young people are not being heard during child protection enquiries. The research has also revealed that there is often an over-focus … Continue reading

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14 non-dairy foods that are high in calcium

Calcium builds healthy bones and teeth and ensures your muscles, cells, and nerves work properly. Adults need about 1,000 milligrams a day—that’s a little more than three 8-ounce glasses of milk—but what if you’re vegan, lactose intolerant, or just don’t … Continue reading

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Many patients with advanced, incurable cancer denied palliative care

Many patients with advanced, incurable cancer do not receive any palliative care, reveals new research to be presented later this month at the ESMO 2014 Congress in Madrid, Spain, 26-30 September. The findings are astonishing as they come at the … Continue reading

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What to eat for fat loss

By Leo Babauta I’ve gone from obese to overweight to normal weight to pretty fit, in the last decade, and I’m sometimes asked what someone should eat if they want to lose fat. I’ve tried many diets: Atkins, Mediterranean, South … Continue reading

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Does Inflammation Increase Fracture Risk?

By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Vrunda Bhavsar Desai, MD, FACOG, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Aging is associated with chronic, low-grade, systemic inflammation characterized by an increase in circulating … Continue reading

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Habit Change Is Easiest When People Move House or Undergo Some Life Transition

Habits interview: Wendy Wood. I was very pleased to get the chance to interview Professor and Vice Dean Wendy Wood, because she’s one of the top experts in the field of habits, and has done much of the most interesting … Continue reading

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Domestic violence likely more frequent for same-sex couples

CHICAGO — Domestic violence occurs at least as frequently, and likely even more so, between same-sex couples compared to opposite-sex couples, according to a review of literature by Northwestern Medicine scientists. Previous studies, when analyzed together, indicate that domestic violence … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s detected before dementia signs show: York U study

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2014 — York University researchers say a simple test that combines thinking and movement can help to detect heightened risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease in a person, even before there are any telltale behavioural signs of dementia. … Continue reading

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Drivers fed up with slowing down at inactive roadwork sites

The results of the QUT Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q) study have been presented at the Occupational Safety in Transport Conference (OSIT) which is being held on the Gold Coast and finishes today. Dr Ross … Continue reading

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10 Mistakes That Make Cravings Worse

Cravings—such a dirty word when you’re trying to lose weight or keep it off. No matter what your “I-want-it-now” food is—pizza, burgers, ice cream, cupcakes—you probably wrestle with what you want to do (eat it now!) with what you “should” … Continue reading

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The Effects of Soy and Whey Protein Supplementation on Acute Hormonal Reponses to Resistance Exercise in Men

With protein supplement use by athletes on the rise, a group of researchers expanded upon prior research examining the effects of soy and whey protein supplementation on testosterone, sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG), and cortisol responses to an acute bout … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia: what might be going wrong in the nervous system

(Reuters Health) – Brain scans show that people with the pain disorder fibromyalgia react differently to what others would consider non-painful sights and sounds, new research suggests. The small new study provides clues to what might be going wrong in … Continue reading

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Rooms with water damage may be linked to skin problem in children

(Reuters Health) – Water damage in living rooms or children’s bedrooms, as confirmed by infrared cameras, could be associated with worse eczema in children, says a new study. Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, results in itchy scaly skin. It often affects … Continue reading

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