Health News Brief: New Study Finds Food Allergies Cost Billions of Dollars Each Year, A Bit Of Shut-Eye Boosts Learning, Heart Disease Deaths Show Dramatic Decline In Europe American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

October 8. 2013   

Adding Dip To Veggies Gets Kids To Eat More
Offering a dip alongside vegetables encourages kids to eat veggies they might normally push aside, according to a new study.
Source: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Read More

Heart Disease Deaths Show Dramatic Decline In Europe
The number of people dying from heart disease in Europe has dropped dramatically in recent decades, thanks largely to the success of cholesterol-lowering drugs and drives to persuade people to quit smoking.
Source: European Heart Journal Read More

Dietary Changes May Help Type 1 Diabetics Keep Producing Insulin For Longer
Simple dietary modifications that include the addition of foods rich in certain amino and fatty acids could help young people with type 1 diabetes to keep producing at least some of their own insulin for longer, according to new research.
Source: Diabetes Care Read More

New Study Finds Food Allergies Cost Billions of Dollars Each Year
A national study published in JAMA Pediatrics shows the financial impact of caring for children with food allergies costs families billions of dollars each year.
Source: JAMA Pediatrics Read More

A Bit Of Shut-Eye Boosts Learning
Most parents know it's going to be a rough evening if their preschooler skipped their regular nap. But those naps may help their children in other ways besides behavior.
Source: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Read More



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