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Hearing. Sleep. Immortality. Children 'harmed' by vegan diets. Putting children on strict vegan diets is "unethical" and could harm their development, a US scientist has argued.

Children 'harmed' by vegan diets

Lindsay Allen, of the US Agricultural Research Service, attacked parents who insisted their children lived by the maxim "meat is murder". Animal source foods have some nutrients not found anywhere else, she told a Washington science conference. The Vegan Society dismissed the claims, saying its research showed vegans were often healthier than meat eaters. 'Development affected' Professor Allen said: "There have been sufficient studies clearly showing that when women avoid all animal foods, their babies are born small, they grow very slowly and they are developmentally retarded, possibly permanently.

" "If you're talking about feeding young children, pregnant women and lactating women, I would go as far as to say it is unethical to withhold these foods [animal source foods] during that period of life. " Missing nutrients. Which sport are you made for? Take our test. Do Our Bones Influence Our Minds? In the mid-nineteen-nineties, a young French geneticist and physician named Gerard Karsenty became curious about a mysterious protein, called osteocalcin, that is found at high concentrations in the skeleton.

Do Our Bones Influence Our Minds?

He worked with mice that had been engineered to lack the substance, expecting to find problems with their bones. But their skeletons appeared essentially normal, he says, a result that left him “deeply depressed.” The mice did have issues, though. Wine and Exercise: A Promising Combination. The European Society of Cardiology is currently convened in Barcelona for its annual congress, where an abundance of promising heart-disease research has been unveiled.

Wine and Exercise: A Promising Combination

Envious American eyes are on a study of regular wine consumption and its apparent health benefits. Many studies in the past have found that wine drinkers have healthier hearts than abstainers, but the current trial—called In Vino Veritas (In Wine, Truth)—is one of the first studies to actually introduce wine into people’s lives and track its effects on their bodies. Lead researcher Miloš Táborský, head of cardiology at the Palacký University Hospital in Olomouc in the Czech Republic, revealed the study's results in a presentation over the weekend, saying, “We found that moderate wine drinking was only protective in people who exercised.

Red and white wine produced the same results.” For one year, subjects drank “moderate” amounts of wine five days per week. What is the blue light from our screens really doing to our eyes? An eye doctor says he’s recently seen a few 35-year-old patients whose lenses, which are typically clear all the way up until around age 40, are so cloudy they resemble 75-year-olds’.

What is the blue light from our screens really doing to our eyes?

A sleep doctor says kids as young as toddlers are suffering from chronic insomnia, which in turn affects their behavior and performance at school and daycare. A scientist finds that women who work night shifts are twice as likely to develop breast cancer than those who sleep at night. Can our natural rhythm heal us? Nick Topper Headon from The Clash explains how drumming helped him Could a natural rhythm - which some experts believe we all possess - be a cure for a variety of health problems?

Can our natural rhythm heal us?

Some certainly think so. Musician Simon Lee, from Kent, is called on to teach drumming to patients with problems ranging from addiction to autism, and learning difficulties to mental health issues. He has even offered help to terminally ill patients needing palliative care. And he says the results are amazing. Experts believe that rhythmic drumming can aid health by inducing a deep sense of relaxation, reducing stress, and lowering blood pressure. Drumming health benefits. Lay Off the Almond Milk, You Ignorant Hipsters. Fibromyalgia - - Health.url. Fibromyalgia Symptoms Chest Pain.url.

If you have fibromyalgia you may have noticed that you often feel intense pain in your ribcage and chest.

Fibromyalgia Symptoms Chest Pain.url

This aching and stabbing pain is very common in fibromyalgia and can really impact on your enjoyment of life. If your chest pains are making it difficult for you to complete your work, get a good night’s sleep, or even breathe deeply, it is important to visit with your health care provider. Chest pain in fibromyalgia is usually nothing to worry about, but occasionally it can indicate other problems. You Asked: Will Eating Before Bed Make Me Fat? Why not even exercise will undo the harm of sitting all day—and what you can do about it. If you’ve ever found yourself buying clothes just because they’re cheap, or if shopping itself has become a form of entertainment for you, I’ve got a proposal: The next time you buy something, spend a whole lot on it.

Why not even exercise will undo the harm of sitting all day—and what you can do about it

Enough that it makes you sweat a little. Sunscreens to avoid on Shine.url. By Lori Bongiorno and Sarah B.

Sunscreens to avoid on Shine.url

Weir (Photo: Jupiter Images) More from The Conscious Consumer blog. Seeking Proof For Why We Feel Terrible After Too Many Drinks. Body Language—Explained. Is Melatonin bad for you. Why Walking Helps Us Think - The New Yorker. In Vogue’s 1969 Christmas issue, Vladimir Nabokov offered some advice for teaching James Joyce’s “Ulysses”: “Instead of perpetuating the pretentious nonsense of Homeric, chromatic, and visceral chapter headings, instructors should prepare maps of Dublin with Bloom’s and Stephen’s intertwining itineraries clearly traced.”

Why Walking Helps Us Think - The New Yorker

He drew a charming one himself. Several decades later, a Boston College English professor named Joseph Nugent and his colleagues put together an annotated Google map that shadows Stephen Dedalus and Leopold Bloom step by step. ELI5:Why at night when i'm trying to do things i feel so confident? Like i think about doing things but when time comes or when i wake up in the morning I don't want to do it anymore or i chicken out? : explainlikeimfive.