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Mexican-Origin Youth Substance Use Trajectories: Associations With Cultural and Family Factors - Cruz RA, King KM, Mechammil M, B ámaca-Colbert M, Robins RW.
The current study identified alcohol and cannabis use trajectories among a sample of Mexican-origin youth and examined cultural and familial correlates from childhood to adolescence. Mexican-origin youth (N = 674) from Northern California were assessed ann... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Early life experience contributes to the developmental programming of depressive-like behaviour, neuroinflammation and oxidative stress - R éus GZ, Fernandes GC, de Moura AB, Silva RH, Darabas AC, de Souza TG, Abelaira HM, Carneiro C, Wendhausen D, Michels M, Pescador B, Dal-Pizzol F, Macêdo DS, Quevedo J.
This study used an animal model of depression induced by maternal care deprivation (MCD) to investigate whether depressive behaviour, neuroinflammation and oxidative stress were underlying factors in developmental programming after early life stress. At po... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Family profiles of cohesion and parenting practices and Latino youth adjustment - B ámaca-Colbert MY, Gonzales-Backen M, Henry CS, Kim PSY, Roblyer MZ, Plunkett SW, Sands T.
Using a sample of 279 (52% female) Latino youth in 9th grade (M  = 14.57, SD = .56), we examined profiles of family cohesion and parenting practices and their relation to youth adjustment. The results of latent profile analyses revealed four family prof... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents: a systematic review with network meta-analyses of randomised trials - Catala-Lopez F, Hutton B, N úñez-Beltrán A, Page MJ, Ridao M, Macías Saint-Gerons D, Catalá MA, Tabarés-Seisdedos R, Moher D.
BACKGROUND: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric disorders in childhood. A wide variety of treatments have been used for the management of ADHD. We aimed to compare the efficacy and safety of pha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

What ’ s diabetic rash
In conclusion, if bee searching for a solution that is effective and safe to improve your sperm quantity, then Maca Medicine is what you need. Maca and horny goat weed support the libido. Maca Enhancer contain the amino acids that are required, but in addition provides the most powerful and effective herbal solutions that boosts health. Keep reading to the wording below to find out more about Enhancer. (Source: EPMonthly.com)
Source: EPMonthly.com - December 21, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: TJ Hume Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

The Scoop On Finding A Healthy Plant-Based Protein Powder
Conclusion After completing this study, and factoring in the above, of all the plant based proteins I have tried, I would personally choose Nutiva's Plant Protein Superfood 30 Shake in either vanilla or chocolate as my top choice. For me it is obvious since Nutiva is actually certified organic, is at a great affordable price, low in sugars (and not stevia) and has a great taste. Serving suggestion: Add 2 tablespoons of Hempseeds to your shake for an extra 8g of Protein and 1.7g Omega-3.Consider the addition of 1 tablespoon of Nutiva Coconut Manna (ie coconut butter) and water to eliminate the need for buying cartons of al...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 Natural Ways to Alleviate Anxiety
When anxiety strikes, it can throw everything in your life out of whack. Sleep, productivity, energy levels, diet, and routines suffer. These natural self-care techniques can help you achieve a balanced state, especially when you need time to address the deeper, underlying issues creating stress and anxiety in your life. These techniques are also a great way to improve your health, energy, and well-being. Nourish Yourself Anxiety often invites overindulgence in an attempt to calm your nerves. The very act of overindulging can increase anxiety if you ingest stimulants, not to mention any guilt or judgment you might have a...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7 Amazing Super Foods You Need to Know About
We keep reading about how important superfoods are to include in your diet. What exactly are superfoods? There is no scientific definition of a superfood but the term usually refers to foods containing high levels of vitamins and minerals that offer many health benefits such as boosting your immune system and natural weight-loss (1)(2). By consuming these superfoods on a regular basis, you are feeding your body large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, fiber, probiotics, and high levels of omega 3 fatty acids. Superfoods also contain few calories, are low in sugar and salt plus have lots of soluble fiber and health-boostin...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethnic identity trajectories among Mexican-origin girls during early and middle adolescence: predicting future psychosocial adjustment - Gonzales-Backen MA, Bámaca-Colbert MY, Allen K.
We examined trajectories of ethnic identity exploration, resolution, and affirmation and their associations with depressive symptoms and self-esteem 3.5 years later among early and middle adolescent Mexican-origin girls (N = 338). FINDINGS indicate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

5 Steps for the Perfect Smoothie for Weight Loss
There are so many reasons to start drinking smoothies, especially for breakfast, lunch, or a snack. Here are five of them: We all know we need to eat more fruits and vegetables, and get more antioxidants, vitamins, and healthy fats into our diet. A good smoothie has all of that. Smoothies are great for busy people -- especially people who don't like to cook -- because they're fast! At the same time, making smoothies can help you connect with your kitchen. Smoothies introduce you to the grocery store's produce aisle, and all its possibilities. You know every single ingredient that's in a smoothie you make yourself (unl...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What The Healthiest People Are Eating For Breakfast
It takes more than just an apple a day to keep the doctor away. It takes a balanced and hearty breakfast packed with protein, greens and fresh fruit to jumpstart your day on the right foot. As the New Year kicks off -- along with all your resolutions -- there’s no better time to get inspired by new breakfast ideas you can make ahead for those busy mornings, or prepare daily when time is on your side. In partnership with Tropicana, we’ve rounded up savory breakfast ideas approved by health-conscious food bloggers to satisfy all morning routines and keep you fueled to conquer the day. From almond-butter oats to ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 12, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most top-selling, over-the-counter sexual treatments unproven, some could be harmful
(Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center) From horny goat weed to ginseng and maca, over-the-counter dietary supplements sold to improve male sexual health contain a wide variety of "natural" ingredients. Researchers from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center reviewed the scientific evidence for the most common ingredients to determine if they are effective -- and most importantly -- safe. The results are published online ahead of print in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 11, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Got Insomnia? Trade Your Cappuccino in for a Macaccino and Get a Good Night's Sleep
According to Harvard Medical School people who get insufficient sleep place themselves at risk for major health issues including heart disease, obesity, compromised immune systems and early mortality. As Arianna Huffington describes in her best-selling book, "Thrive," restorative sleep is essential to overall well-being and happiness. Obviously, over-consumption of coffee and caffeine can greatly effect our bodies' ability to receive deep, restorative sleep. Drinking coffee creates the illusion of having energy because caffeine increases neuron firing which in turn cause our pituitary glands to secrete more adr...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 23, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Ways to Guarantee You Get Up for That A.M. Workout
By Lucy Maher, SELF Tempted to press snooze? Don't. "Exercising early in the morning jump-starts your metabolism, keeping it elevated for hours and energizes you for the day," says Jennifer Sherman, a Certified Indoor Cycling Instructor and Head Coach at Peloton Cycle in New York City. And while you may be tempted to sleep in, there are ways to make sure you get moving before you have time to come up with an excuse not to. Here, 10 of the best from some of the country's top trainers. 1. Snooze No, not the snooze button. "Get enough sleep the night before so you're well-rested," says Sherman. Better ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spice Up Nutrition Month With the Peruvian Superfoods Diet
March is National Nutrition Month, making for the perfect moment to check in with your eating. Believe it or not, there are still new discoveries in the world of nutrition -- it's an exciting time to explore healthy and delicious foods you might not already know. That's why I'm using this opportunity to introduce the Peruvian Superfoods diet. Peruvian superfoods, direct from the Andes and the Amazon, promise multiple health benefits with a Latin American flair. Fortunately, these once-obscure products are now available in mainstream American supermarkets. The Peruvian diet has an extraordinary number of superfoods, enough...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegetable Spawns Larceny and Luxury in Peru
As maca booms, some Peruvians fear that they are losing control of a valuable crop with a history that goes back long before the time of the Inca empire. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 6, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By WILLIAM NEUMAN Tags: Peru International Trade and World Market Agriculture and Farming Vegetables China Health Foods Source Type: news

Maca: the perfect food for balancing our hormones
(NaturalNews) In today's world of widespread pollution and gender-bending chemicals, it can often be difficult to keep our hormones in balance. Even the most health-conscious of us are assaulted on all sides by a large number of poisons, such as BPA, that can disrupt our endocrine... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boost energy with these top 3 superfoods
(NaturalNews) While many superfoods exist, and all are beneficial for health along with a diet that includes fresh, whole foods, there are three that are ideal for their ability to boost energy. According to experts, spirulina, maca, and turmeric are the top three foods that can help... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 10, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Miranda Kerr's smoothie plant boosts moods
Extract from the South American maca plant, which model Miranda mixes into her smoothies, has been found to work as an anti-depressant. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 5, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Benefits of Best Natural Maca Powder Reviewed by Health News...
Health News Wires reveals the health benefits of maca powder and details what to look for when choosing the best natural maca supplement.(PRWeb May 20, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Best-Maca-Supplement/Maca-Powder-Review/prweb11863719.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 21, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Maca can help counter sexual dysfunctions and maintain a healthy prostate
(NaturalNews) The maca plant is a product from South America, and it was originally found in large quantities in the Andean mountains of Peru. The Peruvians like to use maca flour for baking as a base and a flavoring ingredient.It has long been known to normalize the body's stress... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 15, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maca root can increase libido and help treat sexual dysfunction
(Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 29, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maternal and peer influences on drinking among Latino college students - Varvil-Weld L, Turrisi R, Hospital MM, Mallett KA, Bámaca-Colbert MY.
Previous research on college drinking has paid little attention to Latino students. Social development models (Catalano, Hawkins, & Miller, 1992) suggest that protective influences in one domain (e.g., mothers) can offset negative influences from other dom... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 1, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

New Scripts for Automating UMLS and RxNorm Downloads
UMLS and RxNorm users may now automate downloads by utilizing the newly released downloads script.   Combine the script with a scheduling tool to fully automate your downloads.  The scripts support Windows®, Mac™, Linus™, and Solaris™ operating systems. Download the scripts and README zip file with instructions from //download.nlm.nih.gov/rxnorm/terminology_download_script.zip. (Source: UMLS News)
Source: UMLS News - October 31, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

The unique superfood power of maca - Latest research
Maca, sometimes called 'Peruvian ginseng,' is an ancient food source and herbal medicine from the Andes region with a rich supply of nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, amino acids, and sterols. According to ancient and modern Peruvian herbal medicine... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nutrition kicks the cigarette fix
How can someone wean themselves off nicotine by infusing the proper nutrition that kills the cravings, replenishes a depleted system, and helps bring back positive feelings and experiences associated with smoking? How is this done? From Maca to Mucuna, to alkalizing... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 8, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ANH Feature: How source countries lose out in the search for new drugs
We look at the history of corporate exploitation of natural products (Source: Alliance for Natural Health)
Source: Alliance for Natural Health - May 1, 2013 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sophie Tags: biopiracy bioprospecting black seed cat & #039;s claw Convention on Biological Diversity europe international maca National Cancer Institute National Institutes of Health Nestle nigella sativa Professor Bronwyn Parry sweet fe Source Type: news