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2013-03-28 12:00:56

Prebiotic supplements in infant formula may help to prevent eczema, according to a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. However, the review highlights a lack of high quality evidence for the effects of prebiotics in preventing allergies. It is thought that bacteria lining the gut may play an important role in a child developing sensitivities to certain foods and allergens, regulating immune responses and determining how they will react to the same substances in later life....

Many Moms Introduce Solid Food To Their Babies Much Too Early
2013-03-25 06:56:19

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent study has shown (based on animal models) that babies who are started too early on foods high in carbohydrates will likely have a lifelong struggle with excess weight gain and obesity. New research to be published in the April issue of Pediatrics and released online today has found that forty percent of mothers start feeding their babies solid foods much too early, with many claiming they were given the go-ahead by their...

2013-02-27 23:04:07

A new study published in Breastfeeding Medicine found that previous sexual assault has a pervasive negative effect on new mothers' sleep, well-being,and risk of depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder, but breastfeeding lessens these effects. The study of 6410 new mothers was authored by Praeclarus Press' Editor-in-Chief, Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, and Zhen Cong and Thomas Hale from Texas Tech University. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) February 27, 2013 Sexual assault has a pervasive...

Modern Parenting May Hinder Brain And Emotional Development
2013-01-08 03:57:25

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Only the other day I was out to lunch with a lifelong friend of mine. He and I began to lament as we reminisced of our own childhood about how you never see kids out in the streets playing anymore. There are no early evening/dusk sprints home once the streetlights begin to flicker on. Roving bike gangs of 8-12 year olds are, sadly it appears, a thing of the past. Little did I know that psychologists were looking into the matter and...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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