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Music, dance may cut stress in low-income kids

Music, dance may cut stress in low-income kids

9th Dec,2016

Engaging pre-school children from the low-income families in intensive arts programmes such as music, dance and visual arts may help lower their stress levels, a study has found

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Novel drug shows hope for infants with muscle disease

Novel drug shows hope for infants with muscle disease

9th Dec,2016

A new experimental drug may have the potential to improve the quality of life for infants suffering from a rare, lethal neuromuscular disorder, US researchers have found. Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic disease that affects around one in every 1

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Fatty food may up mental problems in children

Fatty food may up mental problems in children

17th Nov,2016

Love to binge on fatty foods such as oily samosas and cheese-laden pizzas? Beware, as a new study warns that such children may be at risk of developing cognitive and psychiatric problems such as schizophrenia or Alzheimer's disease in their adulthood

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Mother's depression may affect kid's brain development

Mother's depression may affect kid's brain development

17th Nov,2016

Depressive symptoms in women during and after pregnancy are linked to reduced thickness of the cortex -- the outer layer of the brain responsible for complex thought and behaviour -- in preschool-age kids, says a new study.

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Here's how to avoid violent or sexual dreams

Here's how to avoid violent or sexual dreams

17th Nov,2016

If you are troubled by violent or sexual dreams, avoid watching media with violent or sexual content at bedtime, suggests new research.

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Red wine before smoking can offset damage to blood vessels

Red wine before smoking can offset damage to blood vessels

17th Nov,2016

A glass or two of red wine before lighting up a cigarette can counteract some of the short-term negative effects of smoking on blood vessels, a study says

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Winter babies may up mothers' risk of gestational diabetes

Winter babies may up mothers' risk of gestational diabetes

17th Nov,2016

Women who conceive babies in winter are more likely to develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy, increasing a range of risk factors for both the child and mother, researchers have found.

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Adverse childhood may cause BP dysfunction

Adverse childhood may cause BP dysfunction

17th Nov,2016

Adverse childhood experiences such as abuse or neglect, dysfunctional homes or low socio-economic status may be associated with a risk of poor blood pressure regulation, a study has found

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