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How to have a healthy pregnancy and birth during the pandemic

Having a baby, under any circumstances, is a daunting endeavor, especially the first time around. Somehow, your ordinary body has to grow a brand-new human, appropriately feeding it as you may battle morning sickness, heartburn, and cravings for foods that are healthy to neither of you — meanwhile avoiding the dangers of hot tubs, hair […]

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Study finds natural caffeine offers longer-lasting improvement on cognition and moods

A team of Clarkson University researchers recently published an article in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Nutrients that shows natural caffeine has a more consistent and lasting effect than synthetic caffeine when it comes to cognition and moods. Associate Physical Therapy Professor Ali Boolani teamed up with Associate Mathematics Professor Sumona Mondal, Ph.D. Student Daniel Fuller, […]

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Hearing and visual impairments linked to elevated dementia risk

Older adults with both hearing and visual impairments—or dual sensory impairment—had a significantly higher risk for dementia in a recent study published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring. In the study of 2,051 older adults (22.8% with hearing or visual impairment and 5.1% with both impairments) who were followed over eight years, […]

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Men and younger adults less active in lockdown

New research published in the journal BMJ Open Sport and Exercise Medicine indicates that men and younger adults have been less physically active during the COVID-19 lockdown. The study, led by Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) and Ulster University, includes data from 911 UK adults who took part in an online survey which began on 17 […]