Doctors Promote Breast Feeding
This Week is World Breast Feeding Week
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This week is world breast-feeding week and while it can be demanding, health experts say it’s well worth the effort.
Doctors say it helps your baby’s brain develop.
Studies show children who are breast fed also have higher intelligence scores.
Babies who are breast-fed for at least six months also have fewer health problems according to doctors.
“Many studies and research show that breast-fed babies, they’re at lower risk of having diseases as asthma, allergies, diabetes, any immune deficiency problems,” said Dr. Hanan Nashed, Cleveland Clinic.
It’s also comforting to your baby and creates a bond between the two of you.
Spicing up your meals may extend your life.
Researchers did a food analysis involving nearly half a million people around the world.
They found eating spicy foods between three and seven days a week appeared to lower mortality rates by as much as 14 percent.
But researchers caution there’s only an association between the two.
So they can’t guarantee that spicing up your diet would actually extend your life.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a first of its kind pill made by a 3-D printer.
The drug treats certain types of epileptic seizures.
The company that makes the drug says the pill is made by printing layers until the correct dosage is reached.
The drug should be available for prescription use next year.