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Scientist proposes new theory of aging

...ilot whales, for instance, babysit, guard and even breastfeed their grandchildren. And in certain primates, the gender that provides the primary care to offspring tends to have a higher life expectancy. This suggests that nurturing behavior and longevity evolved together over time. The hypothesis appears in the...

Breastfeeding may compensate for harmful effects of smoking during pregnancy

... performed poorly on the school tests. Mothers who breastfeed their children might differ from women who don't in some way that has not been accounted for, say the authors, in a bid to explain their findings. Or there may be some psychological aspects of breastfeeding that might influence a child's cognitive de...

UC Davis study finds breastfeeding may protect bones in teen-age mothers

...ing their own nutritional health if they choose to breastfeed their babies, according to a study by pediatrician... in life, as compared to teen-age moms who did not breastfeed and to adults who have not had children." Teens currently are less likely to breastfeed than adult m...

Physicians have seen a rise in the number of infants suffering from rickets

...found that the number of women who are choosing to breastfeed has dramatically increased in the last decade and their babies were not getting adequate amounts of vitamin D added to their diet," said Shelley R. Kreiter, M.D., pediatrician and principal investigator of the study. While breastfeeding is the opti...

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