• Lead levels in baby food ‘worrisome' but industry can fix the problem

    3 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    Laboratory analysis of 50 big-name baby foods all showed the presence of at least one heavy metal, with two-thirds having “worrisome” levels, according to information from Consumer Reports. Researchers also said organic products were as likely to have lead or other heavy metals as non-organic foods.
    Every product tested had measurable levels of at least one of the three substances Consumer Reports tested for - cadmium, inorganic arsenic, or lead. Fifteen of the baby and toddler foods would pose potential health risks to children who regularly eat one serving or less per day, according to...
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  • Scholarly Activity Training during Residency: Ensuring a Meaningful Experience for All Graduates

    Scholarly Activity Training during Residency: Ensuring a Meaningful Experience for All Graduates

    3 monthes ago - By The Journal of Pediatrics

    Learning the basic principles of scientific research and participating in scholarly activity are critical parts of the residency experience and are mandated by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education .1 Participating in scholarly activity may benefit residents by helping cultivate their skills in appraising scientific literature critically and fostering self-directed learning.2-4 A robust experience may also help residents to develop meaningful relationships with faculty mentors and nurture an interest in pursuing a fellowship and academic career.
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  • Study: You can reshape your gut microbiome for the better by eating more nori

    Study: You can reshape your gut microbiome for the better by eating more nori

    3 monthes ago - By Natural News

    Improve your gut health by eating nori seaweed. In a study published in the journal Nature, the seaweed most commonly used as a wrap for sushi has been found to contain a specific carbohydrate that could help encourage the growth of certain probiotic strains. The study, carried out by a team of researchers...
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  • Physical activity in teenage girls can be improved with mental training, according to research

    Physical activity in teenage girls can be improved with mental training, according to research

    3 monthes ago - By Natural News

    The level of physical activity of female teenagers can be enhanced with mental training, according to a study published in the Journal of Sport and Health Science. The study was carried out by a team of researchers from the University of Tehran and Tehran University of Medical Sciences who investigated whether mental training can improve...
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