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Breast Milk Supports Preemies’ Developing Brains

Breast Milk Supports Preemies’ Developing Brains

In a study of 77 premature infants, those that received at least half of their diet from breast milk had larger brain volumes, a possible indicator of better cognitive development.

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MS Patients Improve with High-Tone Electrotherapy

MS Patients Improve with High-Tone Electrotherapy

Multiple sclerosis patients that underwent pulsed-frequency electrotherapy improved their scores in nine of 10 categories of functional abilities.

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Vitamin C-Rich Produce Guards Against Cataracts

Vitamin C-Rich Produce Guards Against Cataracts

In a British study of twins, those that consumed the most fruits and vegetables rich in vitamin C developed fewer cataracts than their sibling.

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Astaxanthin Aids Muscle Recovery

Astaxanthin Aids Muscle Recovery

Serbian soccer players who took astaxanthin daily for three months recovered more quickly from muscle exertion and had lower rates of inflammation than a control group.

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Less Sleep Brings on the Munchies

Less Sleep Brings on the Munchies

In a four-night University of Chicago study, young adults getting only four-and-a-half hours of sleep a night were significantly hungrier afterwards and more likely to snack heavily in the afternoon.

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Breastfed Babies Have Fewer Colds and Ear Infections

Breastfed Babies Have Fewer Colds and Ear Infections

A six-year Texan study found that prolonged breastfeeding reduces both sniffles and painful earaches in newborns.

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Delayed Kindergarten Reduces Attention Deficit

Delayed Kindergarten Reduces Attention Deficit

Danish children that start kindergarten at age 6 instead of 5 are far less likely to be inattentive or hyperactive five years later.

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Grape Juice Boosts Memory and Driving Skills

Grape Juice Boosts Memory and Driving Skills

Busy working mothers between the ages of 40 and 50 that drank Concord grape juice daily improved their performance on a driving test, results that lasted after the study ended.

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Aromatherapy Soothes Allergies

Aromatherapy Soothes Allergies

Inhaling a three-fragrance formula of essential oils sharply reduced allergy symptoms for Korean sufferers in just seven days.

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Prenatal Sun Exposure Lowers Asthma Risk

Prenatal Sun Exposure Lowers Asthma Risk

Perhaps because of the natural vitamin D supplied by sunlight, researchers found that children are less likely to have asthma if their mothers lived in a sunny location during the second trimester of pregnancy.

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