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Just One Hour of Television daily is associated with Weight Gain in Children

Just One Hour of Television daily is associated with Weight Gain in Children

It's well known that watching television the whole day can make you couch potato. But, a latest research has revealed that just one hour of television daily is associated with weight gain in children.

Research found that in comparison to their peers who watched television for less than a hour daily, kindergartners and first-graders, watching as little as one hour of television a day were more likely to be overweight or obese.

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18% Americans engage in Binge Drinking: Study

18% Americans engage in Binge Drinking: Study

An American Journal of Public Health published study unveiled that 18% of Americans are considered binge drinking. But for La Crosse County, the average is 24% adults saying they were binge drinkers.

As per the Centers for Disease Control, binge drinking is having five more drinks for men and four or more drinks for women in a single outing. The study has found in the La Crosse County, more than $75.5 million dollars in productivity has been lost owing to excessive alcohol use in 2013.

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Researchers put efforts to give people illusion of entirely invisible body

Researchers put efforts to give people illusion of entirely invisible body

According to a new research, there is possibility that with illusion, people can be made to believe that they're invisible. With the help of clever camera angles, virtual goggles and physical caresses, researchers made people feel as if they had an invisible body.

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Training Parents of Autistic Children can Improve Behaviour in Kids

Training Parents of Autistic Children can Improve Behaviour in Kids

Researchers said that if parents of autistic children are trained, the techniques that professionals use to relate and communicate with the children can be beneficial.

The report in the Journal of the American Medical Association unveiled that when parents will have the needed skills to take care for autistic children they will be in a better position to handle the behavior and communication aspect in which the children face trouble to express their needs or feelings.

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No link between autism and vaccines: Study

No link between autism and vaccines: Study

It is thought since long that the vaccines have no link with autism. It has also been found in the latest study on the vaccines that childhood immunizations are not associated with autism. The study has been published in the American Medical Association.

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MBCT helps deal with recurrent depression: Lancet Research Paper

MBCT helps deal with recurrent depression

According to a Lancet report, a mindfulness-based therapy could help people deal with recurrent depression. The therapy was used by scientists against anti-depressant pills for people having high risk of relapse. The researchers found that the therapy showed good results.

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Light walking could help reduce harmful effects of treatment in cancer survivors

Light walking could help reduce harmful effects of treatment in cancer survivors

According to a recent study, light walking for nearly three hours every week could help cancer survivors reduce harmful effects of their treatment. The research was conducted by the researchers from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. It has been published in the 'Journal of Cancer Survivorship: Research and Practice'.

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Heavy Snorers, People with Sleep Apnea could be more likely to Develop Memory Problems

Heavy Snorers, People with Sleep Apnea could be more likely to Develop Memory Problems

According to a new study, heavy snorers and people with sleep apnea may have more chances of developing memory and thinking problems at younger ages as compared to their well-rested peers.

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Sugary beverages may help reduce stress hormones in women: Study

Sugary beverages may help reduce stress hormones in women: Study

Risks associated with consumption of sugary beverages have been discussed in many previous studies. It has been found in most of the studies that these beverages increase the risk of many health conditions or make previously existing ones worse.

A new study, which has been published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, has seen the issue from a different point.

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A device could help reduce pain caused by shot

A device could help reduce pain caused by shot

Each year, many Americans go to a doctor or a local pharmacy to get at least one shot. The number increases in case of growing children as they are vaccinated for many new and very old illnesses. Rice University researchers are making efforts to make the shots less painful.

A team of freshman engineering students at the school have created a device, which causes a quick chemical reaction to cool a patient's skin before receiving a shot. It has been proved that the device can numb a patient's skin within 60 seconds.

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