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Mums-to-be ‘should avoid eating crisps to protect their unborn child’

Eating too many crisps during pregnancy could have a negative effect on the development of the baby, a study suggests. Crisps contain an omega-6 fat called linoleic acid that was previously thought to have health benefits such as lowering blood cholesterol. But researchers found that feeding rats with three times the recommended daily intake of… Read More »

Sunscreen: How to Help Protect Your Skin from the Sun

What’s New FDA regulates sunscreens to ensure they meet safety and effectiveness standards. To improve the quality, safety, and effectiveness of sunscreens, FDA issued a proposed rule on February 21, 2019 that describes updated proposed requirements for sunscreens. Given the recognized public health benefits of sunscreen use, Americans should continue to use sunscreen with other sun… Read More »

How exercise may protect against Alzheimer's

Athletes know a vigorous workout can release a flood of endorphins: “feel-good” hormones that boost mood. Now there’s evidence that exercise produces another hormone that may improve memory and protect against Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study co-led by Ottavio Arancio, MD, PhD, a researcher at Columbia University’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and… Read More »