TUESDAY, May 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — If you’re a new father, spending plenty of time with your baby could boost his or her mental development, a new study suggests. British researchers looked at how 128 fathers interacted with their infants at 3 months of age. When the kids turned 2, the researchers measured their … Continue reading Does Dad Time With Infants Boost Babies’ IQ?
By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The rising nighttime temperatures that come with climate change could mean poorer sleep for millions, a new study suggests. Americans’ reported nights of insufficient sleep more than double as nighttime temperatures rise during summer months, an analysis of federal health data and weather … Continue reading Warming Climate, More Sleepless Nights?
By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Getting less than six hours of sleep a night may double the odds of dying from heart disease or stroke for people who already have risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, new research suggests. Known as metabolic syndrome, this cluster of risk … Continue reading Sleepless Nights Could Pose Heart Risk Dangers
By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — As more baby boomers age, deaths from Alzheimer’s disease have jumped 55 percent, and in a quarter of those cases the heavy burden of caregiving has fallen on loved ones, U.S. health officials report. “Alzheimer’s disease is a public health problem that affects … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Deaths Jump 55 Percent: CDC