Monthly Archives: November 2010

Bad Negative Effects of Too Much Texting + Social Networking

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Bad Negative Effects of Too Much Texting + Social Networking. Here’s an important note for all parents out there: You should add a new set of rules that govern your kids’ texting and social networking activities.

A study from Case Western Reserve University suggests that high school children who spend most of their time sending text messages or surfing social networking sites may be at risk for several worrisome behaviors.

The study, which involved more than 4,000 high school students in 20 urban Ohio high schools, enumerates these behaviors: smoking, depression, eating disorders, drug and alcohol abuse, and absenteeism.

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What Causes Cryptorchidism? Painkillers During Pregnancy?

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What Causes Cryptorchidism? Painkillers During Pregnancy? What is cryptorchidism and what causes it? Cryptorchidism is the absence of one or both testes from the scrotum because of its/their failure to “descend”.

What causes this disorder is yet to be established but some European researchers are now suggesting that painkillers — paracetamol, aspirin and ibuprofen — taken by mothers during their pregnancy may be a contributing factor.

In a study published in the Human Reproduction journal, the researchers – led by Henrik Leffers of Copenhagen’s Righospitalet – found that women who took a combination of more than one mild painkillers during their pregnancy had an increased risk of giving birth to sons with undescended testicles.

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Silicone or Saline Breast Implant: Which is Better?

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Silicone vs Saline Breast Implant: Which is Better? Which Has the Higher Satisfaction Score? After mastectomy, women who received silicone implants for breast reconstruction tend to be more satisfied with the result, compared to those who received saline implants, a survey claims.

The survey reveals that women who received silicone implants had higher “satisfaction” scores with the look and feel of their breasts after breast surgery.

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