Mineral oils in infant milk powder found

The consumer protection organization Foodwatch has found in several milk powder products for infants potentially carcinogenic mineral oils. Three out of four in Germany products purchased contaminants were substances with aromatic hydrocarbons (MOAH) was detected, said food watch. There is no acute health is in danger. Foodwatch is calling for a zero tolerance in terms of the content of aromatic […]

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Suicidal talk is not teenage drama: 5 ways to tackle destructive thoughts

Mental Health Awareness India: Parents must keep communication doors open, be positive and non-judgmental, listen and express support, care, love while acknowledging their thoughts and their challenges. By Ajeeta Mulye Mental Health Awareness: Adolescence is an important transitional as well as turbulent stage where the young experience many changes physically, cognitively, socially, emotionally and behaviourally. These phases come with their […]

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Psychotic experiences are quite common even among people who don’t have a mental health condition

Have you ever seen or heard something that turned out not to exist? Or have you ever thought something was happening that no one else noticed—perhaps thinking you were being followed, or that something was trying to communicate with you? If so, you may have had a psychotic experience. The good news is, you’re not alone. Psychosis, also called a […]

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Every five seconds a child or a Pregnant woman dies

The world is less and less mothers dying, according to the United Nations shortly before, during or after childbirth. The infant mortality rate decreases. From a recent report of the children’s Fund Unicef and the world health organization, WHO, show help that the mortality rates reached a new low. Since the year 2000, the deaths of children fell almost by […]

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Fine dust gets into the placenta

If mothers breathe during pregnancy fine dust can get through the lungs into the bloodstream and possibly to the fetus. Researchers from the Hasselt University in Belgium have shown that carbon particles on the child-facing side of the placenta. The scientists examined after delivery, the placenta tissue of ten mothers who live in a place with high air pollution and […]

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Junk food intake in children reduced by health education that addresses emotional issues

Teacher training followed by classroom education with information, activities, and emotional support improves lifestyles in teachers and students, according to research to be presented at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology. The study suggests that knowledge alone is insufficient to change behaviour. “Numerous studies have addressed health issues in the school setting, but most have focused […]

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Eating more plant-based foods may be linked to better heart health

Eating mostly plant-based foods and fewer animal-based foods may be linked to better heart health and a lower risk of dying from a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. “While you don’t have to give […]

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