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Medical News Today: Central obesity linked to brain shrinkage

Being overweight can lead to several health problems. Scientists now believe that obesity in the stomach area could even have associations with a smaller brain size. A new study investigated the links between obesity and brain size. Researchers already know that the size of the brain can determine its health and function. However, they know… Read More »

Is Epilepsy Drug Use in Pregnancy Linked to ADHD?

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When a woman with epilepsy uses the anti-seizure drug valproate during a pregnancy, the odds that her baby will go on to develop ADHD rise, a new study suggests. The Danish report can’t prove that valproate causes attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in these cases,… Read More »

Shisha smoke linked to diabetes and obesity in a major study 

‘Single session’ of shisha is worse than a WHOLE packet of cigarettes: Hookah smoke linked to diabetes and obesity in a major study Inhaling hookah smoke is more dangerous than cigarette smoke, study showed  It was also linked to metabolic syndrome and dyslipidemia, researchers found Experts warned the popular leisure activity is not as ‘healthy’ as it seems … Read More »