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    As scientists uncover the precise links between autism and the fragile x gene, potential treatments to reverse many of the core symptoms of both autism and fragile X syndrome (FXS) are moving closer to reality. Nationwide clinical drug trials are already underway and are showing significant success in reversing...
     
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    Are you 50 and Fearless? Fear is one of the top reasons why 50-year-olds avoid colonoscopy screening for colon cancer. Whether it's fear of the prep, the procedure or potential results, colonoscopy could be a lifesaver when detecting colon cancer, the second leading cancer killer in the US. That's why...
     
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    The first large, population-based study to follow children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) into adulthood shows that ADHD often doesn't "go away," and that children with ADHD are more likely to have other psychiatric disorders as adults. Although numbers were small, they also appear...
     
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    New research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that eating a protein-rich breakfast reduces hunger, boosts satiety and reduces brain responses involved with food cravings more than a typical breakfast that is lower in protein. Further, these responses were followed by a significant...
     
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    As the national spotlight turns to increasing physical activity in schools and combating the childhood obesity epidemic through expanding opportunities for physical activity, the national expansion of the Fire Up Your Feet program this spring will create new opportunities for physical activity to, from and at schools...
     
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    One of the great secrets as it pertains to eating disorders in modern day society is how greatly they affect the elderly population. Eating disorders among this segment of the population are on the rise, and have been for several years. According to Dr. Gregory Jantz, PhD, an internationally renowned eating disorder...
     
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    Organic industry leaders unite to raise awareness
    Mediaplanet Publishing today released a special report entitled, The Organic Movement. The publication will be distributed as a special 12 page section within the Washington Post and will also be distributed at numerous industry events and through various online and social media channels. In collaboration with key...
     
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    A look at how the brain processes information finds a distinct pattern in children with autism spectrum disorders. Using EEGs to track the brain's electrical cross-talk, researchers from Boston Children's Hospital have found a structural difference in brain connections. Compared with neurotypical children,...
     
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    Alexia Foods Announces American Heart Association Certification
    Alexia Foods, a line of premium, all-natural frozen potatoes, breads and side dishes, is giving consumers one more reason to love the sweet potato with the recent heart-healthy certification of its Sweet Potato Julienne Fries. When using a healthy cooking method, such as baking, the product is certified with the...
     
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    Recent research published online by the Journal of Nutrition, found an inverse relationship between walnut consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes in two large prospective cohorts of US women: the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) and NHS II. The researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health followed 58,063 women...