New findings from a decade-long study show that a brain training program could cut the risk of dementia among healthy adults by 48 percent. The data was presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Toronto, and it’s the first plausible intervention that could delay the development of dementia in normal, healthy adults.
The old proverb says an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but a new study looks away from fruit to our daily caffeine fix instead. While it may sound unlikely, new research from York University found that heart-attack patients who drink one-to-two cups of coffee a day are 20 percent less likely to die prematurely from heart-related issues, compared to those who don't drink java.
In the process of childbirth, modern medicine has taken a backseat as more women embrace natural methods for delivering their children. In New York City alone over the past decade, over 74% of moms-to-be favored the upward ticking trend supporting midwifery, doulas, at-home births and bathtubs births over modern methods. Many pro-homebirth moms argue that delivering babies in hospitals can turn what should be a life-changing experience into an assembly-line process thanks to items like epidurals, forced C-sections and unnatural birthing positions (like lying down instead of standing or kneeling).
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Over the last 15 years, scientists have discovered 1,011 new species. While this accomplishment is fantastic in the context of biological research, it has created a bit of an organizational challenge, particularly where to put all of them in the tree of life.
Congratulations! Your ovule and the spermatozoon have united and fertilized and you now have an embryo growing inside of you. How does it feel to be 3 weeks pregnant? Probably not much different, since most women don’t initially realize they are pregnant, and don’t always recognize the early signs. Nevertheless, there are some important changes happening inside of you.
Tracking a pregnancy week-by-week is an effective approach to fully understanding what's happening to a mother and her baby at 10 weeks.
Your pregnancy actually begins two weeks before conception. The first day of your last period is counted towards the 40 weeks that physicians use to chart the course of your pregnancy. So the first two weeks of pregnancy are actually preconception.
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What's It Like? Although it's only been four weeks since conception, your baby cells are multiplying rapidly. Right now, the embryo is the size of a poppy seed