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Premature Babies Are Less Likely To Be Breastfed Says Study

Breastfed (Photo credit: Getty) Washington D.C, May 15: According to a recent study, ‘early term’ infants are less likely to be breastfed than full-term infants within the first hour and at one month after birth. The study also found that the early-term infants had lower exclusive breastfeeding and lower breastfeeding intensity during the first 72… Read More »

Medical News Today: Study suggests avocados suppress hunger, but can we trust the research?

Can replacing carbohydrate with avocado keep us fuller for longer? A new study suggests so, but industry funded the research. Can avocados curb hunger? The avocado is widely hailed as a superfood. With its creamy green flesh, it adorns dishes of all varieties and features in breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. The fruit contains a rare… Read More »

Global study identifies genetic risk factors linked to bipolar disorder

A global team of researchers have identified 30 areas of the human genome where variations in genetic code can increase the risk of developing bipolar disorder. The study, conducted by the Bipolar Disorder Workgroup of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, compared genetic variations in over 29,000 people with bipolar disorder, including more than 4,000 from the Bipolar… Read More »