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Effects of proteins and inflammation on child development

Jun
15

Date: June 15th, 2018

Maternal immune system and its effect on baby’s brain

 Examples of immune system triggers

The immune system activators such as infections, stress, illness and allergies will cause proteins to be secreted thus inducing inflammatory reactions. These proteins could confer positive effects or negative effects as identified in tests on animal models. However, there is little work done on humans to ascertain their impact. Some BLS healthcare providers may not even be fully aware of this.

Childhood obesity could be the reason behind cancer in young adults

Jun
15

Date: June 15th, 2018

Cancer amongst the Youth could be enhanced by Childhood Obesity

 

Cases of obesity in children have continued to rise over the years, and a recent review has discovered that this could be a leading cause behind the development of cancer cases amongst the youth.

Cognitive risk due to high cholesterol fades in old age

Jun
12

Date: June 12th, 2018

Association between cognitive declines with cholesterol

There is a 32% reduced risk for marked cognitive decline for over the next decade for elderly people between age 85 to 94 though cognitively intact as at present. Jeremy Silverman, PhD, and James Schmeidler, PhD, of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City suggested and explained that their cholesterol would have increased during their 40s. However, in old people at 75-84 with increased cholesterol level had a 50% risk higher than the first cohort and its contribution to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

Million adults now suffering from diabetes in the U.S.

Jun
12

Date: June 12th, 2018

Diabetes Cases Rapidly Rise in the US

 

The number of adults struggling with diabetes has risen to over 23 million individuals throughout the country, marking a drastic percentage of the overall population.

Research shows that more children are overdosing on opioid

Jun
08

Date: June 8th, 2018

Cases of opioid overdose doubling in kids

In children between ages 1 and 17 and those admitted to health centers and pediatric intensive care units with opioid-related diagnoses from 2004 to 2015, research shows that their numbers doubled to 1,504 clients between 2012 and 2015, from 797 patients between 2004 and 2007 as reported in the Monday journal pediatrics. The researchers explained the increase to have resulted after use of their parents prescribed drugs.

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