News tagged with feeding
The increasing production and use of antibiotics, about half of which is used in animal production, is mirrored by the growing number of antibiotic resistance genes, or ARGs, effectively reducing antibiotics' ability to fend ...
Medical research Feb 11, 2013 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 3 |
Scientists from The University of Manchester have discovered that weight loss plays an important role in the body's response to fighting off intestinal worms.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—DNA sequencing has provided evidence of HIV-1 transmission from an infected woman breastfeeding her niece in South Africa, drawing attention to infant feeding practices and the need for ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Efforts to prevent obesity among low-income infants should focus not only on what babies are being fed but also the reasons behind unhealthy feeding practices, according to a study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies ...
Pediatrics Apr 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Folic acid supplements given to pregnant and breast-feeding rats reduced the rate of colon cancer in their offspring by 64 per cent, a new study has found.
Health May 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP)—Some milk in the Balkans has been contaminated by a naturally occurring cancer-causing toxin and consumers are accusing officials of hiding the real truth of how serious the problem is.
Health Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
In a study examining possible factors regarding the associations between fructose consumption and weight gain, brain magnetic resonance imaging of study participants indicated that ingestion of glucose but not fructose reduced ...
Health Jan 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
If I could sum up my breast-feeding ordeal in one image, it would be me sitting in a hospital bed with one of my newborn sons cradled in my arms.
Pediatrics Dec 24, 2012 | 3 / 5 (4) | 5
The National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys revealed that over 21% of children 2 to 5 years old were considered overweight or obese. Child care settings can serve as a platform to teach children about nutrition ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Calories. Nutrients. Serving size. How about "produced with genetic engineering?" California voters will soon decide whether to require certain raw and processed foods to carry such a label.
Health Oct 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
(HealthDay) -- The controversial plastics chemical bisphenol A (BPA) is now banned for use in baby bottles and sippy cups, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday.
Health Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children who are solely breast-fed in the first six months of life are at increased risk of developing a nut allergy, new research showed Thursday.
Pediatrics Jul 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study, testing the benefits of a virtual exercise partner, shows that the presence of a moderately more capable cycling partner boosts motivation to stick to an exercise program. The work by Brandon Irwin and colleagues, ...
Health May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study led by Brown University researchers reports that percutaneous endoscopic gastric (PEG) feeding tubes, long assumed to help bedridden dementia patients stave off or overcome pressure ulcers, may ...
Other May 14, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0
A study of mothers and their toddlers suggests that mothers of overweight toddlers often had inaccurate perceptions of their child's body size, according to a report published in the May issue of Archives of Pediatrics & ...
Health May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Eating is the ingestion of food to provide for all organism their nutritional needs, particularly for energy and growth. Animals and other heterotrophs must eat in order to survive: carnivores eat other animals, herbivores eat plants, omnivores consume a mixture of both plant and animal matter, and detritivores eat detritus. Fungi digest organic matter outside of their bodies as opposed to animals that digest their food inside their bodies. Eating is an activity of daily living.
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