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Heavy screen time impacts childrens’ brains

Heavy screen time impacts childrens’ brains

      RESEARCHERS have found “dif­ferent patterns” in brain scans among children who record heavy smart device and video game use, according to initial data from a major ongoing US study. The first wave of information from the $300 million National Institute of Health (NIH) study is showing that those nine and 10-year-old kids […]

Heavy screen time appears to impact childrens’ brains: study

Researchers have found “different patterns” in brain scans among children who record heavy smart device and video game use, according to initial data from a major ongoing US study. The first wave of information from the $300 million National Institute of Health (NIH) study is showing that those nine and 10-year-old kids spending more than […]

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Study: Single workout can boost metabolism for days

Chinese and American scientists found that a single workout could activate neurons in mice that influence metabolism for up to two days and those effects last longer with more training.

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Heart stem cells do not exist in adults

A study published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reached a disappointing conclusion: heart stem cells that might have repaired the heart muscle after a heart attack do not exist in adults.

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World’s first baby born via womb transplant from dead donor

LONDON (Reuters) – A woman in Brazil who received a womb transplanted from a deceased donor has given birth to a baby girl in the first successful case of its kind, doctors reported. The case, published in The Lancet medical journal, involved connecting veins from the donor uterus with the recipient’s veins, as well as […]

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Family meals improve teen diets – research

    TEENS whose families eat dinner together are more likely to make healthy food choices, even when kids and parents have issues with commu­nicating and connecting emotionally, a new study finds. More frequent family dinners were associated with more healthful eating among teens and young adults, even when families were not especially close and […]

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