Archive for October, 2006

Breastfed children have “particularly lower rates” of aggressive and anti-social behaviour. A new study has found that babies that are breastfed for longer than six months have significantly better mental health in childhood. The findings are based on data from the ground-breaking Raine Study at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, that has tracked the […]

Shorter wear time provides shorter duration of effect October 2006 — Shire announced that its Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) patch, DAYTRANA tm (methylphenidate transdermal system), has significant efficacy in reducing the symptoms of ADHD in children aged 6 to 12 years, even when the ADHD patch is taken off earlier than the recommended nine […]

As many people want to know where they can obtain a genuine Hoodia supplement, we thought this news release might be informative. October 2006 /PRNewswire/ — JEC Nutrition announced today a new national alliance to manufacture, market and distribute H57 Hoodia throughout the United States and internationally. H57 Hoodia has secured the rights with South African Hoodia […]

Regular, moderate exercise reduces the risk of colds in postmenopausal women Postmenopausal women who want to decrease their risk of colds would be well advised to dust off their sneakers and get moving, suggests a new study led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Through the first randomized clinical trial to investigate the […]

Exposure to images of ultra-thin women propagates body image distortion, low self-esteem, and depression in vulnerable women University of Connecticut – October 2006 – New research explores the relationship between so called “thin-ideal” images in the media and body-image issues among young women. Female undergraduates who viewed advertisements displaying ultra-thin women exhibited increases in body […]

Low-level alcohol intake increases NR1 receptor expression in hippocampus, with no neuronal toxicity Ohio State University – In the long run, a drink or two a day may be good for the brain. Researchers found that moderate amounts of alcohol – amounts equivalent to a couple of drinks a day for a human – improved […]