Dear parents, take note. Children who snore are likelier to grow up into obese adults

Dear parents, take note. Children who snore are likelier to grow up into obese adults

If your child snores, don’t ignore it. It could lead to some serious health trouble later in life. A team of researchers has shed some light on the vicious cycle of childhood obesity and snoring. Scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) looked at the relationships among maternal snoring, childhood snoring and children’s metabolic characteristics – including body mass index (BMI) and insulin resistance, which reflects future risk for developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease – in approximately 1,100 children followed from gestation through early adolescence. Led by endocrinologist Christos…

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Why Adults Shouldn’t Eat Baby Food

Why Adults Shouldn’t Eat Baby Food

Celebrities have quite the knack for causing a stir when they release their “diet secrets,” and this week is no different. Today, Girls writer and star Lena Dunham posted on Instagram her “Trump Diet.” Dunham, a liberal stalwart, was facetiously remarking on how difficult she’s found eating since the November election. Her tone is clearly joking, but tucked in the third entry is a shout out to baby food, an infamous celebrity diet trend. Indeed, several celebrities tout baby food as their secret elixir for shedding pounds. Last summer, Camila…

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Why Heart Attacks Are Increasing Among Young Adults

Why Heart Attacks Are Increasing Among Young Adults

Myocardial infarction or “Heart attack” as it is commonly known is increasing and now reaching epidemic proportions. Knowledge that heart attack can cause early and unexpected death is now widespread. Many young adults, especially men, come routinely to do a health check-up even if they have no symptoms. Many times this is because someone near or dear has suddenly succumbed to the disease. Despite this, vast majority of youngsters and young adults fail to identify the warning signs, which occasionally leads to tragic outcomes. Heart attacks in the young   Indians have heart attack almost a decade earlier than the west. In a recent study done in a large tertiary…

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Cutting Calories May Dial Back Metabolic Syndrome In Older Adults

Cutting Calories May Dial Back Metabolic Syndrome In Older Adults

For overweight and obese older men and women, adding calorie restriction to a resistance training schedule improves at least some metabolic markers, according to a new study. Although resistance training alone seemed to have no effect on so-called metabolic syndrome – a group of markers linked to increased risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease – the exercise is still important for maintaining bone and muscle in older people, researchers say. “The results are not really surprising as it is challenging to improve the cardiometabolic profile with resistance training…

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Report: More Than Half of Mentally Ill U.S. Adults Get No Treatment

Report: More Than Half of Mentally Ill U.S. Adults Get No Treatment

Mental Health America just released its annual assessment of Americans with mental illness, the treatment they receive and the resources available to them – and the conclusions are sobering: Twenty percent of adults (43.7 million) have a mental health condition, and more than half of them do not receive treatment. Among youth, the rates of depression are rising, but 80 percent of children and adolescents either get insufficient treatment or none at all. “Once again, our report shows that too many Americans are suffering and far too many are not…

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Sleep apnea may worsen liver disease in adults

Sleep apnea may worsen liver disease in adults

Sleep apnea may worsen liver disease in adults (Getty Images) Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and low night-time oxygen are associated with the progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in adults, a new study conducted by an Indian-origin researcher has suggested. According to the study, published in the Journal of Hepatology, obstructive sleep apnea and low night-time oxygen may also be important triggers in the progression of paediatric NAFLD to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) — a type of fatty liver disease, characterised by inflammation of the liver with concurrent fat accumulation…

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girls and young adults at high hazard of anxiety: take a look at

girls and young adults at high hazard of anxiety: take a look at

We may also live inside the new age world, however it isn’t always all that quite a photograph to color. even as communications and different centers maybe better than what our ancestors had get admission to to, in phrases of fitness, we seeming to be heading for the worst. fitness experts have stated it time and again, and the truth nevertheless stays, that our bad lifestyle behavior, which we hardly ever retrospect, are leading to various ailments within the past years, inclusive of mental contamination. a new take a look…

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Kashmir’s 45 percent adults show intellectual misery symptoms: Survey

Kashmir’s 45 percent adults show intellectual misery symptoms: Survey

round 1.8 million people in Kashmir , accounting for almost 45 percentage of the valley’s adult populace, display enormous symptoms of intellectual distress, a survey with the aid of ‘Medecins Sans Frontieres’ has stated. of these, 1.6 million adults (41 percentage) in the valley are residing with signs and symptoms of melancholy , with four,15,000 assembly the diagnostic criteria for excessive melancholy. “An estimated one million adults (26 percent) inside the valley are living with sizable symptoms of hysteria-related issues,” stated the survey. The take a look at via the…

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