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Sleep Apnea During Pregnancy Is Not Good for Mother or Baby

Researchers find that having sleep apnea while pregnant could make the baby prone to metabolic disease as an adult.

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Exercise Linked to Improved Erectile and Sexual Function in Men

Men who exercise more have better erectile and sexual function, regardless of race, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.

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Scientists Confirm Institute of Medicine Recommendation for Vitamin D Intake Was Miscalculated and Is Far Too Low

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Researchers are challenging the intake of vitamin D recommended by the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine saying their Recommended Dietary Allowance for vitamin D underestimates the need by a factor of ten.

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Food TV Could Be Harmful to Your Health

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Women who watched food television and cooked frequently from scratch had a higher body-mass-index, or BMI – weighing on average 10 more pounds – than those who obtained information from sources like family and friends, magazines and newspapers, or cooking classes. Women who watched food television but didn’t cook from scratch failed to see their viewing habits translate to a higher BMI.

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Peanut Allergy Expert Available to Speak on New Study

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Compound Found In Grapes, Red Wine May Help Prevent Memory Loss

A compound found in common foods such as red grapes and peanuts may help prevent age-related decline in memory, according to new research published by a faculty member in the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine.

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Female Cardiologist Available to Discuss Heart Disease and Women

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Madagascar Creates Shark Park!

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The Government of Madagascar has created the country’s first marine sanctuary for sharks as part of a new law to safeguard the country’s marine resources and the communities that rely on them, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society.

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Use of Calorie Menu Labels Differs Depending on Customers’ Sociodemographic Status

A newly published research study conducted by researchers at the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion at Arizona State University, examined whether noticing and using calorie menu labels was associated with demographic characteristics of customers at a national fast food chain currently posting calorie counts. They found that approximately 60% of participants noticed the calorie menu labels but only 16% reported using the labels to determine food and beverage choices.