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Researchers see possible link between opioids, birth defect

NEW YORK – Health officials are looking into a possible link between prescription opioids and a horrific birth defect. When a baby is born with its intestines hanging outside the stomach, due to a hole in the abdominal wall, it’s called gastroschisis. Most are repaired through surgery. MEASLES OUTBREAK STRIKES 16 IN WASHINGTON STATE, MOSTLY… Read More »

Link between neonatal vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia confirmed

Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, a team of Australian and Danish researchers has reported. The discovery could help prevent some cases of the disease by treating vitamin D deficiency during the earliest stages of life. The study, led by Professor John McGrath from The University of Queensland and Aarhus University in Denmark,… Read More »

Weekly Link Love—Edition 5

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Research of the Week AI can predict heart disease risk from studying an eyeball. Periodic reminder that bacon protects rats against colon cancer. 100 examples of cognitive decline reversal using diet and lifestyle. Family dinners work. Drawing helps memorization more than writing. Humans may not have killed off the African megafauna… Read More »