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Through The Stomach Is The Way To A Chimpanzee's Heart
2014-01-16 13:38:29

Max Planck Institute Chimpanzees who share their food with others have higher levels of the hormone oxytocin in their urine The ability to form long-term cooperative relationships between unrelated individuals is one of the main reasons for human’s extraordinary biological success, yet little is known about its evolution and mechanisms. The hormone oxytocin, however, plays a role in it. Researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany,...

2014-01-16 08:27:34

Common misconceptions should not influence the decision to have breast augmentation, says Atlanta breast augmentation specialist ATLANTA, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When considering breast augmentation, one of the common concerns that young women have is what effect pregnancy may have on the results of the procedure or on their ability to breastfeed after the surgery. Dr. David Brothers, a board certified plastic surgeon, explores several misconceptions about the relationship...

2014-01-14 23:03:36

UVA researchers, collaborators ID cause of oral vaccine failure. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and their collaborators have identified why oral vaccinations for polio and rotavirus are far less effective in the developing world than in the West. The culprits: malnutrition, diarrhea and abbreviated breastfeeding. Polio vaccines given orally to children in the developing world are only about half as effective as in...

2014-01-10 12:25:39

DUBLIN, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/64kkgr/breast_pumps) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the International Breast Pumps Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Breast pumps are medical devices that help in expression and storage of breast milk for future use, so that the baby is not...

2014-01-07 13:41:44

In a new study of over 7,000 older Chinese women published online today in the journal Rheumatology, breastfeeding – especially for a longer duration – is shown to be associated with a lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Specifically, it showed that women who had breastfed their children were around half as likely to have RA, compared to women who had never breastfed. The beneficial effects of breastfeeding for both mother and child are widely known, but previous studies on the...

2014-01-01 23:00:07

The new “Tips On How To Feed A Baby” article on the site Vkool.com instructs people how to feed their babies easily. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 The new “Tips On How To Feed A Baby” report on the website Vkool.com gives people tips on feeding a newborn easily. At the beginning of the report, women will get to know some signs of satiety. “A baby has had enough to eat when she closes her eyes, spits out the nipple, or pulls away,” says Jennifer Helmcamp, M.D., assistant...

2013-12-30 23:23:06

Webinar teaches lactation consultants how to go from novice to expert and to be the kind of lactation consultant they always wanted to be. Long-time lactation consultant, Dawn Kersula, guides those who are new to the field through the challenges inherent in many clinical specialties. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Lactation consultants who have passed the exam, and know have new letters behind their names, might wander what is next for them in terms of personal and professional...

2013-12-26 23:00:06

Birthologie designed by Amy Jones is the latest program that helps people get a healthy baby during pregnancy. The HeathReviewCenter review determines if Birthologie is trustworthy. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Birthologie is the latest program that teaches people how to get a healthy and safe pregnancy, and how to create the birth experience of their dreams. The program also provides people with ways to avoid toxemia or reverse it during pregnancy, ways to reduce postpartum...

Facial Recognition Influenced By Oxytocin Receptor Gene
2013-12-24 04:23:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The same gene that influences bonding between mothers and their infant children, as well as the attachment between partners in a monogamous relationship, could also be involved in the ability to remember faces. The gene in question is the oxytocin receptor, a member of the G-protein coupled receptor family which receives chemical signals from the hormone and neurotransmitter oxytocin. The receptors modulate a variety of behaviors,...

2013-12-19 23:29:01

APS BioGroup's new facility will significantly increase plant capacity for production of colostrum-based products as well as contract manufacturing of nutritional supplements, which include powders, capsules, tablets and oral sprays. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 APS BioGroup, the world’s leading producer of bovine colostrum and nutritional supplements, announced today that it has officially opened a new state-of-art facility. With a footprint of over 110,000 square feet...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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