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Preschoolers who watch TV sleep less, study finds

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Amherst, May 18 (IBNS): Preschoolers who watch TV sleep significantly less than those who don’t, according to new research by University of Massachusetts Amherst neuroscientist Rebecca Spencer and developmental science graduate student Abigail Helm.
Woman devotee dies of cardiac arrest at Meenakshi temple
Madurai, May 17 (UNI) A sexagenarian woman devotee died of cardiac arrest while worshipping at the World-renowned Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple on Friday.
Countries must up their game to reduce low birth weights, warns UN-backed report
New York, May 16 (IBNS): Many countries need to invest more and take greater action to reduce the number of babies born with low birth weights which put their health at risk, urges a United Nations-backed report released on Wednesday.
UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices that can prevent onset of dementia, as milli...
New York, May 15 (IBNS): Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, the UN health agency said on Tuesday.
Common food additive found to affect gut microbiota
Sydney, May 14 (IBNS): University of Sydney research provides new evidence that nanoparticles, which are present in many food items, may have a substantial and harmful influence on human health.
Global study predicts more than 50 percent rise in chemotherapy demand by 2040
Sydney, May 14 (IBNS): More than 15 million people each year will need chemotherapy by 2040, a landmark study published today by a team of Australian researchers has shown. 
WHO is establishing technical advisory group and roster of experts on digital health
New York, May 14 (IBNS): WHO is establishing a global multi-disciplinary technical group to advise us on issues related to digital health.
WHO welcomes industry action to align with global trans fat elimination targets
New York, May 14 (IBNS): WHO welcomes the commitment by the International Food and Beverage Alliance (IFBA) to align with the WHO target to eliminate industrially produced trans fat from the global food supply by 2023.
Growing up in poverty doubles diagnoses of psychosis-spectrum illnesses like schizophrenia...
New York, May 13 (IBNS): Being raised in impoverished urban neighbourhoods more than doubles the average person’s chances of developing a psychosis-spectrum disorder by middle adulthood. These are the striking findings of a new study by Concordia and University of California, Davis researchers involving nearly 4,000 families monitored over 30 years.
Dietary fats entering the brain may explain link between obesity and depression
New York, May 13 (IBNS): Obesity and depression have long been linked, with previous clinical studies finding an association between these two conditions. However, until now, the mechanisms of how obesity affects depression and vice versa have not been fully understood.  
How much coffee is harmful to your health, study answers
Sydney, May 13 (IBNS): Latte, cappuccino or short black, a morning coffee is an essential for many people looking to kick start their day. But while the humble coffee may be a vital feature of the daily grind, how much is too much?
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