Baby food from 4 to 6 months: welcome to diversification

When should I start food diversification for my infant? Baby is already 4 months old and never ceases to impress you with his progress and growth. Nourished exclusively milk until now, breastmilk or infant formula (1st age milk), he must now venture gradually into new flavors and new contributions. According to European recommendationsthe food diversification … Read more

Chewing sugar-free gum could prevent premature births

Healthy mouth, healthy baby ? For years, scientists have explored the link between poor oral health and giving birth too early. In particular, it is increasingly confirmed that there is a link between the presence of gum disease and a risk of premature delivery. A study from Texas Children’s and Baylor College of Medicine reported … Read more

Max Parrot survived cancer: what is Hodgkin’s lymphoma?

“It seems unreal.” On Monday February 7, Canadian snowboarder Maxence Parrot won the gold medal in slopestyle snowboarding at the Beijing Olympics. A special victory for the 27-year-old, four years after winning silver in Pyeongchang, South Korea. In 2019, the athlete discovered that he had a Hodgkin’s lymphoma (or Hodgkin’s disease), a rare cancer that … Read more

Do survivors of weather-related disasters age faster than others?

Hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, as many natural disasters falling without warning all over the world. If these events upset everything in their path, they would also leave indelible traces on the bodies of the victims. Indeed, according to a recent study, these disasters would have accelerated the aging process of the immune system of monkeys (source … Read more

COVID-19: a study reveals Alzheimer-like changes in the brain of some patients

It has been observed that some of the patients with COVID-19 develop prolonged neurological-like symptoms including memory problems, related to the inflammation caused by the infection. A study by researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons may help explain their occurrence in people with “long COVID”. Published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The … Read more

Dietary supplements for athletes are not benign for health, warns a study

Health risks for uncertain benefits. This is the warning of the European Cardiovascular Association concerning the food supplements aimed at athletes. In an article published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, it warns that nutritional supplements taken to improve sports performance can pose risks to the heart, regardless of the discipline. The organization therefore … Read more

Food supplements intended for athletes are not benign for health

Health risks for uncertain benefits. This is the warning of the European Cardiovascular Association concerning the food supplements aimed at athletes. In an article published in theEuropean Journal of Preventive Cardiology, it warns that nutritional supplements taken to improve sports performance can pose risks to the heart, regardless of the discipline. The organization therefore recommends … Read more