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Iodine deficiency in pregnant women impairs embryonic brain development Pregnant women in Austria commonly suffer from an iodine deficiency. This may have a negative impact on the development of their unborn child's brain.
Medical News Today | Jan 21, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Current nutrition labeling is hard to digest Current government-mandated nutrition labeling is ineffective in improving nutrition, but there is a better system available, according to a study by McGill University researchers published in the...
Medical News Today | Jan 21, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Consumers of tree nuts more likely to eat healthier A new study* , published this week in the open access journal Nutrients, compares the nutrient adequacy and diet quality of those who consume tree nuts (almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts...
Medical News Today | Jan 21, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
American kids are eating a lot of pizza - what are the health implications? About 20% of American youths are eating pizza on any given day, a meal which accounts for up to 26% of their total calorie intake and 24% of their daily fat intake.
Medical News Today | Jan 20, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Drinking beetroot juice reduces high blood pressure, trial shows A small trial shows drinking a glass of beetroot juice a day lowers blood pressure in people with hypertension, while drinking nitrate-free beetroot juice does not.
Medical News Today | Jan 20, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Federal judge approves consent decree with California dietary supplement maker A California dietary supplement manufacturer was ordered by a federal court to stop selling its products until the company comes into compliance with the U.S.
Medical News Today | Jan 20, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Walking groups boost health Walking groups boost health | Jan 20, 2015 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Too Close to a Patient for Comfort An doctors objective eye, unclouded by a relationship, is a key to more effective medical care.
New York Times | Jan 19, 2015 6:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What are the health benefits of selenium? Find out about the potential health benefits of consuming foods containing selenium including reducing arthritic inflammation, lowering risk of prostate cancer and skin cancer.
Medical News Today | Jan 19, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
1,300 babies each year saved from serious birth defects of brain and spine by folic acid Fortifying grain foods with the B vitamin folic acid has saved about 1,300 babies every year from being born with serious birth defects of the brain and spine known as neural tube defects (NTDs)...
Medical News Today | Jan 19, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend