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Consumers of milk-alternative drinks may be at of risk iodine deficiency, according to the findings of a new study in the British Journal of Nutrition.   In the first study of its kind in the United Kingdom, researchers from the University of Surrey examined the iodine content of 47 milk-alternative drinks (including soya, almond, coconut, oat, rice, hazelnut and hemp, but excluding those m...

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The same hormone that stimulates milk production for lactation, also acts in the brain to help establish the nurturing link between mother and baby, researchers from New Zealand's University of Otago have revealed for the first time.   The researchers found that signalling by the hormone prolactin to its receptors in a specific brain region is essential for mothers to show vitally important...

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"Which doctor would you recommend to give birth with in Cyprus" this is one of the most common questions on the forum "Russian Mums of Cyprus". Each woman has different expectations for their birth based on the background, value system and different needs. Therefore, the doctor obstetrician-gynecologist, who is suitable to one mother may not be all the same for someone else. How to find a speci...

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Helping an adult lose weight leads to significant cost savings at any age, with those savings peaking at age 50, suggests a new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health study.   The findings, which wiere published online September 26 in the journal Obesity, suggests that a 20-year-old adult who goes from being obese to overweight would save an average of $17,655 in direct medical cos...

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A group at Queen Mary University of London have now developed a very fast dissolving 'bioactive' glass which they are putting in toothpaste to repair decayed teeth.   Most people regard glass as being chemically stable and inert, and this is certainly the case for the type of glass used in windows, which thankfully doesn't dissolve when it rains.   However, a group at Queen Mary Univ...

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Αρθρο του Δρ. Γίωργου Βασιλείου | Bright Smile Dental Center Η φροντίδα των δοντιών του παιδιού πρέπει να είναι από τις προτεραιότητες κάθε γονέα, καθώς απ’ αυτά εξαρτώνται σε μεγάλο βαθμό τόσο η γενική υγεία όσο και η ανάπτυξη της...

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Cancer is on the rise and the need to be empathetic when giving a patient their diagnosis and throughout treatment is imperative. Now, a collaborative study, with a Huddersfield professor, has enabled future doctors to experience some of the challenges patients living with skin cancer can face to develop a greater empathy for their patients.   Professor Nigel King is an Associate Dean of Re...

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Children's mental state plays an important factor in their developmental growth. After recent storms devastated parts of the U.S. -- Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Irma in Florida and the Caribbean and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico -- all contributing to massive evacuations of children and families, which children need more attention or support services in the aftermath of these storms and...

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O  Παθολόγος, Δρ. Μιχάλης Σαββίδης απαντά σε 23+1 καίριες ερωτήσεις των ασθενών που πάσχουν από αρτηριακή υπέρταση.    1.  Τι θεωρείται αρτηριακή υπέρταση; - Η συστηματική άνοδος της πίεση σε επίπεδα...

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Comparing food allergies: Animals and humans may have more in common than you think. Not only people, but mammals like cats, dogs and horses suffer from symptoms and problems of food intolerance and allergies. Scientists have now condensed the knowledge about human and animal food allergies and intolerance into a new European position paper. It highlights the strong similarities in symptoms and t...

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