Alternative milk could stunt children's growth, says new study

Alternative milk could stunt children’s growth, a new study reveals

Kids who drink alternatives to cow milk, such as soy, almond or rice substitutes, are slightly shorter than children who drink dairy, a new study reports. A study published Wednesday in the American Journal of...
Superbug: Antibiotic Could Stop Resistant Bacteria For Years

Superbug: Antibiotic Could Stop Resistant Bacteria For Years (research)

U.S. researchers have recently developed a vital antibiotic to battle the world's most threatening superbugs. Microbiologists have managed to ‘re-engineer’ an existing antibiotic so that it can take on one of the most threatening ‘superbugs’:...
Alcohol may raise risk of breast cancer, Says New Study

Alcohol may raise risk of breast cancer, Says New Study

Just one alcoholic drink per day—even a teeny one—may not bode well for women on the breast cancer front. The report, published by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research...
No fruit juice for kids under 1 year, Doctors Say

No fruit juice for kids under 1 year, Doctors Say

kids under the age of one should not be given fruit juice unless a doctor says it’s OK, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Fruit juice has been a dietary staple...
The dangers of belly fat

The dangers of belly fat

Belly fat doesn’t just sit idly at your waistline. Researchers describe it as an active “organ” in your body – one that churns out hormones and inflammatory substances. Abdominal fat is believed to break down...
Life time exercise regime for better health

Life time exercise regime for better health

If you want to live a healthier, happier, carefree life you must choose an exercise program that you will be willing to do the rest of your life. Whether it be walking, jogging, tennis,...
Fetal alcohol syndrome has a devastating effect on children

Fetal alcohol syndrome has a devastating effect on children

Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) face many challenges such as aggression, anxiety, depression, delinquency, and a diminished learning capacity say researchers at the University of Sydney. The findings were published on Feb....
Lesser known signs of depression

Lesser known signs of depression

Most people know the typical signs of depression. They know that depression leads to hopeless, lack of energy, lack of interest in doing the things we once loved to do, shutting ourselves off from...
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Swiss politician guilty of helping illegal immigrants

The public prosecutor of southern Swiss canton Ticino has found parliamentarian Lisa Bosia Mirra guilty of facilitating the entry of illegal immigrants into the...