Posted 7:00 AM 3/31/2013 by Robert Preidt
SUNDAY, March 31 (HealthDay News) -- Children of highly educated parents have healthier diets, according to a new study.
Researchers looked at nearly 15,000 children, aged 2 to 9, in eight European countries -- Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain and Sweden -- to (More)
Posted 5:00 AM 3/29/2013 by Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Controlling your diet is an important part of managing diabetes, and working with a registered dietician (R.D.) can help.
The American Diabetes Association says an R.D. can help you:
Posted 2:00 PM 3/28/2013 by By Alan Mozes
THURSDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Eating more fiber-rich foods appears to lower stroke risk, according to a new British study.
For every 7-gram bump in daily fiber consumption, an individual's risk for experiencing an initial stroke appears to plummet 7 percent, the investigators (More)
Posted 12:00 PM 3/27/2013 by By Randy Dotinga
WEDNESDAY, March 27 (HealthDay News) -- Gastric bypass surgery may help people lose weight by changing the makeup of bacteria living in the intestines, suggests a new study conducted in mice.
Scientists from Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston discovered that (More)
Posted 5:00 PM 3/26/2013 by Robert Preidt
TUESDAY, March 26 (HealthDay News) -- Low levels of vitamin D during pregnancy are associated with an increased risk of complications in mothers-to-be and low birth weight in their newborns, a new study finds.
The research shows an association but doesn't prove that insufficient vitamin D (More)
Posted 3:00 PM 3/25/2013 by Robert Preidt
MONDAY, March 25 (HealthDay News) -- Only one-third of American parents with young children always follow the advice given by their child's doctor, a new survey finds.
Thirteen percent said they follow such guidance only occasionally, and 56 percent said they almost always followed (More)
Posted 2:00 PM 3/22/2013 by Robert Preidt
FRIDAY, March 22 (HealthDay News) -- If physicians think their own fitness is important, chances are they'll advise exercise for their patients too, a new study finds.
The research found that physically fit doctors were more likely to push for physical activity in patients than inactive (More)