Day: February 6, 2021

Higher DASH diet scores linked to lower diastolic BP in pregnancy

January 05, 2021

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Higher Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, or DASH, diet scores were associated with lower diastolic BP in midpregnancy and lower fetoplacental vascular function in mid- and late pregnancy, researchers reported.

“We observed that a higher maternal DASH diet score was associated with a lower midpregnancy diastolic blood pressure but not with diastolic blood pressure in early- or

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Jessica Biel, Justin Timberlake Confirm Second Baby, Phineas

Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake have reportedly welcomed their second child, after keeping Biel’s pregnancy on the down low for months in quarantine. The couple have been quarantining together with their five-year-old son Silas at their home in Montana, where Biel gave birth earlier this week, according to the Daily Mail. Biel’s mother is also reportedly quarantining with the family. Per the Daily Mail, the new child is a boy, but the couple has not yet made an official statement about the birth. Neither Biel nor Timberlake have been photographed in public since March. The couple were plagued with infidelity rumors last year, but have since clarified that they’re still very much together. Mazel!

Update January 17: In a new interview with Ellen DeGeneres, set to air tomorrow, Justin Timberlake confirms that he and Jessica Biel welcomed their second son, Phineas, back in July. In fact, the singer

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Baby tyrannosaurs were about the size of a dog, new study shows

Tyrannosaurs were fearsome predators in the dinosaur kingdom, but new research shows their hatchlings were about as big as a medium-sized dog.



a close up of a reptile: The baby tyrannosaurs would have been born with a full set of teeth, researchers say.


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The baby tyrannosaurs would have been born with a full set of teeth, researchers say.

Researchers studying the first-known fossils of tyrannosaur embryos suggest the dinosaurs were approximately three feet long when they hatched, according to a study from the University of Edinburgh, published Monday.

A team of paleontologists studied the fossilized remains of a tyrannosaurus embryo, namely a jaw bone and claw that were found in Canada and the US, respectively.

After producing 3D scans of the remains, researchers were able to predict that the dinosaurs would have hatched from eggs about 17 inches long.

Remains of tyrannosaurus eggs have never been found, but this finding could help paleontologists spot them in the future.

“Dinosaur babies are very rare,” lead study author

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The pandemic is exacerbating a shortage of child therapists | Momaha

“The country is traumatized and the ones being hurt most are children, whose neurological development is being affected after 10 months and counting of house arrest, ” said Lise Van Susteren, a Washington, D.C., psychiatrist. “It’s a very grave public health problem.”

The difficulties families face are very much on display in the Fishtown home of the parents of an 11-year-old boy diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

“For him, his problem wasn’t just getting used to going to school at home,” the boy’s father said. “It was putting our house in turmoil.”

It took six weeks to find a suitable psychologist covered by the parents’ insurance, he said.

But, because the pandemic loaded the practitioner with so many patients, she was overwhelmed, the boy’s mother said. After the boy’s initial virtual appointment, the psychologist couldn’t see him again for two months, the boy’s father said: “It was scary,

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