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  • Babies allergic to cats and other pets
    According to The Centers for Disease Control, pets can reduce blood pressure, cholesterol, and triglycerides. A study from the University of Buffalo found that, in fact, stockbrokers who petted their dogs while under duress lowered their blood pressure more effectively than those who took ACE inhibitors.  And a related study by the Delta Society found that being with pets lowered levels of the stress hormone cortisol in less than five minutes.
  • 1/12/2012
    New research has found that the U.K. was determined to be home to the highest number of obese women in all of Europe. But it still can't top the U.S.
  • 1/10/2012
    New studies on BPA have found that it may be particularly detrimental for pregnant women because it can adversely affect the growing fetus. The research indicates that exposure to BPA in the womb could result in behavioral issues during the preschool years.
  • 1/7/2012
    Researchers have found that young blood rejuvenates old bodies. Now, new evidence suggests that young blood may also make the brain young again.
  • 1/5/2012
    Researchers at Stanford University in California have uncovered an interesting connection between good eating habits and a longer life span in not only the consumers of the diet, but their progeny for several generations as well.
  • 1/3/2012
    Every year, close to 100,000 drug-induced hospital-stays take place across the United States among those 65 or older. Recent research that took place at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta found that there were four main types of drugs that had caused two-thirds of those medication-related hospitalizations.