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Epileptic seizures linked to common childhood viral infection / HHV-6 and HHV-7 nearly 100% of the population has been infected by early adulthood

Could antiviral treatment prevent some cases of epilepsy?

SANTA BARBARA, CA (June 14, 2012) A ten-year NIH-funded study has determined that a third of infants with prolonged seizures and fever suffer from either a new or reactivated roseola virus infection. 813 more words

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Morning Sickness During Pregnancy

Morning sickness is the most common medical condition of early pregnancy. How bad the sickness is differs from woman to woman. You may get the odd bout of mild queasiness whenever you first wake up, or certain smells might trigger your nausea through the day. 445 more words

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Maltodextrin may contribute to an increased susceptibility to Crohn’s disease

Environmental Risk Factors for Crohn’s Disease: Maltodextrin (MDX), a Ubiquitous Dietary Additive in Western Diets, Enhances Biofilm Formation and Adhesivness of E. coli (Abstract #Tu1844) 643 more words

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Low levels of omega-3 fatty acids may cause memory problems

09 Mar 2012

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A diet lacking in omega-3 fatty acids, nutrients commonly found in fish, may cause your brain to age faster and lose some of its memory and thinking abilities, according to a study published in the February 28, 2012, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. 246 more words

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Sunshine may help to prevent allergies and eczema

10 Feb 2012

Lower levels of sunlight link to allergy and eczema

Increased exposure to sunlight may reduce the risk of both food allergies and eczema in children, according to a new scientific study published this week. 364 more words

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Vitamin D deficiency in geriatric patients / 67% had severe vitamin D deficiency

10 Feb 2012

The great majority of geriatric patients in a German rehabilitation hospital were found to have vitamin D deficiency. Stefan Schilling presents his study results in this week’s issue of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2012; 109[3]: 33-8). 226 more words

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Vitamin D deficiency high among trauma patients - 77%

10 Feb 2012

New research presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that 77 percent of trauma patients had deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D. 371 more words

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