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Lowering Your Blood Sugar Levels The Natural Way

Monday, March 27th, 2017
When it comes to diabetes, management of blood sugar levels is essential. It will help delay the onset of diabetes complications which can seriously affect a person’s way of life. It involves following a strict diet coupled with regular physical activity. Sometimes it may also involve using diabetes medication in order to bring down blood sugar levels. But doing it the natural way is still the best way to do

Babies Taking Antibiotics Have Higher Risk of Developing Food Allergies 

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
Antibiotics have been quite important in trying to help eradicate some of the epidemic-causing diseases of the world.  They have been quite effective in treating a number of infections that has allowed to recover and survive what may have been fatal conditions in the past. But the use of antibiotics has also its downsides. Careless use of antibiotics has led to the increase in antibiotic-resistant organisms that a

Study: Zika Possibly Treatable With Existing Drugs

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016
The Zika virus has recently been in the spotlight since it became an epidemic in several parts of the world. With its ongoing threat especially when it affects pregnant women and newborns, scientists are now looking into possible treatments to keep the disease at bay. One of the approaches that researchers are taking is by looking into existing drugs that are already approved for use that may also be effective in t

Napping Linked To Reduced Sleep Quality In Children

Friday, March 6th, 2015
While many parents seem to encourage young kids to take daytime naps as often as they can, recent research suggests that it may be better to forego this habit, especially for toddlers. Researchers have found out that daytime napping can be linked to poorer sleep quality in kids over the age of 2 years old. A study published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood tried to investigate how daytime napping may

Tips To Avoid Common Fitness Injuries

Thursday, December 4th, 2014
Staying fit is not always just about effort and motivation. Awareness is also key. Any fitness regimen can help you lose weight and stay healthy and fit. But there is also a certain level of risk for injuries. Fitness injuries are common and can happen to anyone. It can hamper your fitness program and make it less ineffective. Trying to avoid the common fitness injuries is just as important to consider during your

Early Learning Helps Brain Cells Survive Longer

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
Researchers from Rutgers University say that brain cells may survive longer in brains that were subjected to early learning. The study found out that newborn brain cells survived in young mice that learned and mastered a certain task while the same brain cells in mice that did not learn the same task died quickly. The findings were recently published in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience. Scientists have long kn

Simple Tips For Lowering Cholesterol

Sunday, January 19th, 2014
Having high cholesterol levels may be risky for people with a history of heart disease. In the same way, people should also know that there are two kinds of cholesterol- the good, or HDL cholesterol and the bad, or LDL cholesterol. And since your body needs a certain amount of cholesterol to function properly, you need to raise the HDL cholesterol and lower your LDL cholesterol levels. Here are some simple tips tha

Eye Gazing May Indicate Autism In Babies

Saturday, November 9th, 2013
A study suggests that the length of time that a baby looks into other people’s eyes may help provide sign whether the infant may likely develop autism. Researchers from the Marcus Autism Center and Emory University found that infants who later developed autism began spending less time looking at people’s eyes between 2 to 6 months of age. The infants paid less and less attention to the eyes as they grew

Late Nights Weaken Kids' Brain Power

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
A recent study in the United Kingdom suggests that staying up late and lax bedtime routines can blunt children’s minds. The study on sleep patterns and brain power is conducted with over 11,000 seven-year-olds, which shows that kids who had no regular bedtime or went to bed past 9:00 p.m. had lower test scores for math, reading, and spatial awareness. The researchers conclude that lack of sleep may disrupt n

Monitoring Your Preschooler's Weight

Sunday, June 23rd, 2013
Your child’s body has changed significantly since they were born. Your kid may be a cute ball of joy when he was a baby, but as he grows into his preschool years, his body fat is being replaced by an increase in muscle development. Normally, his arms and legs begin to slim down, while his upper body becomes relatively narrower. But your child’s physical changes can go to extremes. Some youngsters at
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