Tag: "grandmothers" at medical news
Grandmothers' smoking linked to grandchildren's asthma decades later
...hers did not smoke while pregnant. Children whose grandmothers
smoked were more than twice as likely (2.1 times) to develop asthma. Even if a child's mother did not smoke while she was pregnant-but the child's grandmother did-the child had nearly double the risk (1.8 times) of developing asthma. If both the m...
UF study: Child raising toughest on young grandmothers
...s a University of Florida study that finds younger grandmothers
in this role are depressed more often than their o... America's Families, a sample representing 430,018 grandmothers
between the ages of 32 and 71, which was collected by the Washington, D.C.-based Urban Institute. T...
Where's the beef? Not enough of it is on elders' plates, muscle-metabolism study suggests
.... We wanted to know if there is some reason your grandmothers
body, for example, cant stimulate muscle growth in response to eating the same protein-rich meal that you eat, which might over time contribute to muscle loss, said Douglas Paddon-Jones, an associate professor in UTMBs departments of physical therapy...