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Low vitamin D levels associated with recurrent inflammatory spinal cord disease: study

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 15,2011

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) — Vitamin D levels are significantly lower in patients with recurrent inflammatory spinal cord disease, according to a study published online Monday in Archives of Neurology.

Vitamin D is a steroid vitamin that promotes the intestinal absorption and Read more…

Australia: Children with fat fathers at risk of obesity – study

Friday, November 11, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 11,2011

SYDNEY, Nov. 10 — Children with fat fathers are more likely to be obese by age of eight or nine than those with healthy weight fathers, a new study by researchers at Australia’s University of Newcastle found on Thursday. Read more…

U.S. study shows pre-birth brain growth problems linked to autism

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Comments off

Children with autism have more brain cells and heavier brains compared to typically developing children, according to a study to be published on Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Read more…

Study Indicates “Brain plays role in regulating blood sugar in humans” – U.S. study

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 8 ,2011
Brain plays role in regulating blood sugar in humans: U.S. study

U.S. researchers have demonstrated for the first time that the brain is a key player in regulating glucose (sugar) metabolism in humans.

The findings, published Monday in the online edition of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, suggest that drugs targeting the brain and central nervous system could be a novel approach to treating diabetes. Read more…

Sleep loss in early childhood may contribute to development of ADHD symptoms: study

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 15,2011
WASHINGTON, June 14 (Xinhua) — Short sleep duration may contribute to the development or worsening of hyperactivity and inattention during early Read more…

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Too little or too much sleep linked with cognitive decline: study

Monday, May 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News May 2,2011

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (Xinhua) — Middle-aged adults who sleep too less or too much may be more likely to suffer cognitive decline, a new study suggests. Read more…