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Breastfed Infants, Better Muscles In Teens

Infants who were breastfed were found to be in better physical condition as adolescents, researchers in Spain discovered. Study leader Enrique Garcia Artero of the University of Granada and colleagues asked the parents of 2,567 adolescents about their child’s feeding as infants. In addition, the teens conducted physical tests to evaluate aerobic capacities and muscular… Seguir Leyendo Breastfed Infants, Better Muscles In Teens

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Including death in school curriculum

Spanish researchers say if children were taught in school about death they would have a more “intense approach to life.” Fabiana Siracusa and colleagues at the University of Granada in Spain say 76 percent of children fear death because their mothers avoid the topic. The researchers say children tend to believe in life after death… Seguir Leyendo Including death in school curriculum

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Self-blaming abused linked to PTSD

A Spanish researcher says self-blaming abuse victims are more likely to resort to avoidance coping — behaviors that prevent confronting a problem. Canton Cortes of the University of Granada in Spain and colleagues at the University of Cambridge in England says aspects of avoidance coping behavior — sleeping more than usual, avoiding thinking about the… Seguir Leyendo Self-blaming abused linked to PTSD

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Surprising number of teens are underweight

Researchers in Spain found the number of teenagers in Europe with excessively low weight was higher than expected. University of Granada researchers, led by Enrique Garcia Artero, found the rate of teenagers with excessively low weight was 3.9 percent among boys and 4.8 percent among girls. In fact, the percentage among girls was higher than… Seguir Leyendo Surprising number of teens are underweight