Mother’s stress during the first year of the child’s life is a risk factor for developing overweight in infancy

Mother’s stress during the first year of the child’s life is a risk factor for developing overweight in infancy

Researchers were able to identify mother’s perceived stress during the first year of the child’s life as a risk factor for developing overweight in infancy. According to the study recently published in the BMC Public Health specialist magazine, researchers from the UFZ, the University of Bristol and the Berlin Institute...

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Stress can damage your digestive health as much as junk food

Stress can damage your digestive health as much as junk food

It has long been known that the stress harms health in different ways. Now a work of Brigham Young University (United States) and the Jiao Tong University of Shangái (China) describes this relationship. Their experiment with mouse females exposed to continued stress has shown that her intestinal microbiota – the...

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Want to help your mate beat the blues? Show them the love

Want to help your mate beat the blues? Show them the love

The more depressed your romantic partner may be, the more love you should give them, according to new University of Alberta research. It can be tempting to pull back, but tough as it may be, helping your loved one stick it out through a bout of depression can help their...

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Helping pays off: People who care for others live longer

Helping pays off: People who care for others live longer

Older people who help and support others are also doing themselves a favor. An international research team has found that grandparents who care for their grandchildren on average live longer than grandparents who do not. The researchers conducted survival analyses of over 500 people aged between 70 and 103 years,...

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