Everything you need to know about mastitis

Everything you need to know about mastitis

Mastitis can be very distressing for new mothers, as it impacts on their desire to continue breastfeeding, their capacity to cope with their baby, and in some cases, their ability to care for other children.

Teen Pot Use Raises Later Suicide Risk

Teen Pot Use Raises Later Suicide Risk

However, the odds of developing depression as a young adult were 37 percent higher for those who used marijuana in their teen years compared to those who didn't, the findings showed.

Do Women Age Slower Than Men?

A recent study investigated sex differences in how our brains age. In a recent study 1 , the researchers used PET imaging to look at metabolism in the brains of more than 200 healthy men and women between 20 and 82 years old.

Why We Can’t Stop Thinking About Other People’s Lives

Why We Can’t Stop Thinking About Other People’s Lives

For example, he writes, "If a person evaluates his running ability, he will do so by comparing his time to run some distance with the times that other persons have taken." According to Festinger, however, there are two types of social comparison: upward and downward.

Kids are brushing too late, not using toothpaste correctly

Kids are brushing too late, not using toothpaste correctly

The CDC and other organizations recommend that children begin brushing when teeth first erupt — around six months old — with toothpaste with fluoride. (Too much) can cause problems with developing permanent teeth, some little speckles.” Children under 3 should brush with a rice-sized dollop of toothpaste with fluoride.

When it comes to kids parties, we are pretty much ALL Bec Judd

When it comes to kids parties, we are pretty much ALL Bec Judd

When mum of four, Bec Judd, posted pics to Instagram of her daughter’s fifth birthday over the weekend, she probably had no idea it would become headline news. What I found was that 76 percent of parents spend more than $200 on their child's birthday party.

Are Young People Today Growing Up Too Slowly?

Are Young People Today Growing Up Too Slowly?

A more reliable marker of entering adulthood is when a young person takes on responsibilities related to family and work — finishing school, finding steady employment, getting married, and having children, for example.

New report warns about kids and toothpaste

New report warns about kids and toothpaste

The results showed that a whopping 38 percent of children aged between three and six years old used more than the recommended amount of toothpaste.

Too Many Kids Using Too Much Toothpaste, CDC Says

Too Many Kids Using Too Much Toothpaste, CDC Says

Overuse of toothpaste puts many young American children at increased risk for splotchy or streaky teeth when they're older, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey finds.

Neuroscience Breakthrough: AI Translates Thought-to-Speech

Neuroscience Breakthrough: AI Translates Thought-to-Speech

After training the vocoder, the researchers recorded brain signals of the same participants while they listened to speakers count between zero to nine. Next the researchers used artificial neural networks to refine the speech produced by the vocoder, then had 11 subjects with normal hearing listen to the output.

Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer May Aid Detection

Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer May Aid Detection

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Using a new blood test for pancreatic cancer alongside the current blood test may improve early detection and help screen people at high risk for the deadly disease, researchers say.

How Genetic Testing Can Help Match Patients with Medications

How Genetic Testing Can Help Match Patients with Medications

“If the patient is predicted to be a very poor responder, they might get referred to a different kind of treatment, like transcranial magnetic stimulation .” Previous research has aimed to uncover individual genes responsible for different responses to medication, says lead study author Jianping Zhang , a psychiatrist at Northwell Health.

The best winter clothes for kids and toddlers 2019: coats, mittens, boots

The best winter clothes for kids and toddlers 2019: coats, mittens, boots

As a mom with an active 2-year-old , Sebastian, I had to find the best winter gear to keep him warm and cozy without making him look like a puffy yeti or causing an abominable snowman-style meltdown.

Child's intelligence comes from their mums, science says

Child's intelligence comes from their mums, science says

Delgado also pointed to numerous studies which focus on the role a mother plays in a child's intellectual development "through physical and emotional contact." "In fact, some studies suggest that a secure bond is intimately tied to intelligence." Certainly the researchers at the University of Washington seem to think so.

Are the Rich and Famous Really Narcissists?

Are the Rich and Famous Really Narcissists?

The first set of findings showed that the stereotypes of wealthy people “were not merely illusory but shared with actual differences of high-net-worth and the general population in their self-reported personality scores” (p.

The Paranormal: Can New Science Explain Old Phenomena?

The Paranormal: Can New Science Explain Old Phenomena?

But, although I see little hard evidence for paranormal or supernatural phenomena, I also believe that conscientious scientists need to keep an open mind, and be very careful not to label things as “impossible.” Reputable 19th century physicians and scientists thought it impossible that invisible particles (bacteria) could cause disease, and, over a century later, similarly reputable physicians and scientists thought it impossible that bacteria could cause ulcers, until Dr. Barry Marshall got the Nobel prize for proving that H.

Are You a Risk-Taker? It Might Lie in Your Genes

Are You a Risk-Taker? It Might Lie in Your Genes

"Genetic variants that are associated with overall risk tolerance -- a measure based on self-reports about individuals' tendencies to take risks in general -- tend to also be associated with more speeding, drinking, tobacco and cannabis consumption, and with riskier investments and sexual behavior," said the study's corresponding author Jonathan Beauchamp.

Parents Spent $500 Million on Their Grown Kids Last Year

Too many parents don’t discuss retirement planning with their grown kids, or even discuss with their spouse what they want to support—their kids’ actual needs or their desires.

The Evidence on Age Discrimination in the Workplace

The Evidence on Age Discrimination in the Workplace

While working later in life may seem prudent financially, most people do not continue to work past the typical retirement ages. The data demonstrated that more than half of working adults in their early 50s were forced to leave their jobs at some point due to layoffs, business closing, job dissatisfaction or unexpected retirement.

Childhood Trauma Exposure Is All Too Common

Childhood Trauma Exposure Is All Too Common

“Our study suggested that childhood trauma casts a long and wide-ranging shadow,” the researchers say, associated with elevated risk for many adult psychiatric disorders affecting many “important domains of functioning,” with impacts in the form of diminished health, financial and academic success, and social life.

How to sleep better: 11 gadgets for a better night's sleep

How to sleep better: 11 gadgets for a better night's sleep

— White noise, pillow inflator and other tech to help you sleep better Dr. Rebecca Robbins stopped by TODAY to share some simple gadgets that you can add to your bedtime routine that might just be the secret to waking up feeling refreshed.

Will A No-Booze 'Dry January' Help Your Health?

Will A No-Booze 'Dry January' Help Your Health?

"That means that for the rest of the year we are better able to make decisions about our drinking, and to avoid slipping into drinking more than we really want to." Alcohol Change UK started Dry January in 2012 with 4,000 people, the group said.

The genius childcare app that's saving parents time and money

The genius childcare app that's saving parents time and money

"It's really easy to use, as a working mum I love it because it helps me be flexible, if I need to grab an extra day for the kids, I can do it directly on the app instead of calling back and forth with the centre," she said.

Study finds no negative effects on kids in single-parent households

Study finds no negative effects on kids in single-parent households

When it comes to childcare, there was only a slight difference, with 40 percent of single parents relying on grandparents for childcare versus 36 percent of coupled parents. In all other categories, single parents relied on the grandparents roughly twice as much as those in a coupled household.

Why Are Prices Ending In the Number 8 So Popular in Asia?

Why Are Prices Ending In the Number 8 So Popular in Asia?

In China and other countries like Malaysia and Hong Kong where Cantonese and Mandarin are spoken by a significant proportion of the population, sellers tend to favor prices ending in 8 and shun those ending in 4.

Disneyland price hike: Cheapest ticket is now more than $100

Disneyland price hike: Cheapest ticket is now more than $100

Star Wars-themed lands coming to Disney parks Disneyland offers regular discounts for multi-day passes, members of the military and local residents in southern California.

U.S. Opioid Crisis Is Top Health Story of 2018

U.S. Opioid Crisis Is Top Health Story of 2018

THURSDAY, Dec. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The scourge of opioid addiction and related deaths cut through American society again in 2018, capturing headlines and making it the year's top health story.

The best after Christmas sales and deals to shop this week

The best after Christmas sales and deals to shop this week

Home Sales Kohl's Kohl's is offering discounts of up to 70 percent off clearance items , and you can find great deals on storage items and smart home devices. They're currently offering up to 75 percent off end of year clearance items from furniture and home decor to kids toys.

Does Attachment Style Impact Our Interest in Sex?

Does Attachment Style Impact Our Interest in Sex?

And, perhaps even more importantly, the research on attachment style and romantic relationships has almost exclusively focused on heterosexual participants, making it unclear whether folks in the LGBTQ+ community would have similar or different experiences.

Let the Kids Sleep, Part III

Let the Kids Sleep, Part III

Bottom line: teens need more sleep (think exhausting brain recalibration) and different schedules (more nocturnal than diurnal). Science teacher A.J. Kataeoff reported, “‘There was lots of yawning’ when school started at 7:50 a.m. Students had a hard time engaging in the work or in brief discussions ...

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