Exposure to Smoking in Early Childhood Linked to Hyperactivity and Conduct Problems
In a recent study, children exposed to smoking in the first 4 years of life were more likely to exhibit symptoms of hyperactivity and conduct problems.
Are Women Getting Adequate Nutrition During Preconception and Pregnancy?
In a Maternal & Child Nutrition analysis of published studies on the dietary habits of women who were trying to conceive or were pregnant, most studies indicated that women do not meet nutritional recommendations for vegetable, cereal grain, or folate intake.
Study Reveals Increased Cannabis Use in Individuals with Depression
The prevalence of cannabis, or marijuana, use in the United States increased from 2005 to 2017 among persons with and without depression and was approximately twice as common among those with depression in 2017.
Got a migraine? Relief may already be on your medicine shelf
A research review in The American Journal of Medicine shows that aspirin can be considered a possible clinical option to other, more costly treatment and preventive options for migraines
Pregnancy: Coffee, nicotine and amphetamines activate “hot spots” in the foetal brain
If pregnant women take significant amounts of the psychostimulants coffee, nicotine and amphetamine during pregnancy, their children have a higher risk of developing neurological and psychiatric problems later in life.
Being active reduces risk of prostate cancer
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK[i], yet we still don’t know all of its causes. The largest ever study to use genetics as a measurement for physical activity to look at its effect on prostate cancer, reveals that being…
High-fat diet proven to fuel prostate cancer progression by imitating a key cancer alteration
What molecular event happens for prostate cancer to progress faster and to be deadlier when patients eat a high-fat diet? This is the question Dr. David P. Labbé, a scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), and his colleagues recently…
Dietary habits contribute to environmental contaminant levels in the body
In a new study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, researchers studied how diet affects the levels of environmental contaminants in pregnant women and children.