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Parents warned against keeping their babies too hot at night

•Last year a total of 249 babies suffered cot deaths in England and Wales

•Experts believe the children may have been wrapped up too tightly 

•It is recommended that babies sleep in a room between 16c and 20c 

•The UK has one of the highest unexplained infant death rates in Europe 

Parents have been warned about the dangers of keeping babies too hot at night, after an unexpected rise in the number of infant deaths.

The number of babies dying from sudden infant death syndrome rose in 2013 for the first time in five years, official figures show.


The latest data from the Office for National Statistics showed 249 babies died in an unexplained way in England and Wales, the first rise since 2008.

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High IQ in childhood raises the risk of developing the illness in later life

•Experts studied group of almost 2,000 people aged eight and then 22/23

•They gave statements to researchers in Glasgow, Bristol, Cardiff & Texas

•These provided score out of 100 relating to manic features experienced

•Those in top 10% of traits had child IQ 10 points higher than bottom 10%

Bipolar disorder could be the price humans have had to pay for their intelligence and creativity, a study claimed today.

High childhood IQ has been linked to a higher risk of suffering serious mood disorders in later life by experts, who studied a group of almost 2,000 people when they were aged eight and then 22 or 23.

Each of the adults gave statements to the researchers in Glasgow, Bristol, Cardiff and Texas that provided a score out of 100 relating to how many manic features they had experienced in the past.

Those who came in the top 10 per cent of manic traits had a childhood IQ nearly ten points higher than those in the bottom 10 per cent.

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Men and body odour......Spritz up your personality!

You are having a closed door meeting with the airconditon on and you and your team  of executives enjoying a good business deal and sipping good hot coffee/tea/chocolate drinks. Suddenly someone walks in and the whole aroma in the board room turns unbearable? Boommmm! How do you feel? You might even feel like throwing up huh? You might want to excuse yourself in the middle of the meeting and step out for some fresh air and swear never to enter that room till the person that walks in with such bad body ordour leaves? Worse for you if that person happens to be the main guy to seal up the business deal so he is not going nowhere till the end of the meeting.  Hahhaaaaaa!! So can you imagine the hell you will be passing through all the time he is there? Probably you people will decide to switch off the aircondition. Will that really stop the ordour? Now you will make that individual to sweat more and smell more.Shhhhhoooott!!! What an unbearable condition ...if you ask me! 

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Amazing benefits of carrot juice

Carrots are a rich source of necessary nutrients and minerals. It helps treat and prevent diseases and improves our vision, skin, hair, nail etc. Drinking carrot juice daily is a habit that everyone should imbibe, as it is both healthy and tasty as well. 

What makes carrot juice so nutritious is that it contains a large amount of beta-carotene, vitamins and potassium in it.

Improves immunity and controls heart diseases: Beta-carotene makes it a rich source of vitamin A. It also helps improve the immune system. The abundance of vitamin A in carrot juice can help improve your sight and the daily intake can prevent the onset of heart diseases and stroke. Vitamin A in addition keeps the lining of the internal organs healthy in order to prevent it from being infected by pathogenic organisms.

Reduces cholesterol: Here comes an amazing benefit of carrot juice, the potassium present in carrot juice can reduce cholesterol levels. It is good for the liver as it reduces fat and bile in it. Potassium, along with manganese and magnesium stabilizes blood sugar level, thus helping to reduce the risk of diabetes.

Aids in clotting of blood: Vitamin K present in carrot juice helps blood to clot.

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Do the Benefits of Soy Milk Outweigh its Dangers? II

The benefits of soy milk may outweigh the dangers for many, but this is not true for everyone. How this milk alternative will affect your body depends heavily on your current state of health.

Its dangers are threatening to those that have a rather specific medical history (e.g., breast cancer or hypothyroidism). 

Soy milk is the product of soaked soy beans and water. That is it. Well, depending on your personal taste. Like the other milk alternatives, you simply blend, strain, and enjoy. It is available in a variety of flavors: unsweetened, sweetened, chocolate, and vanilla.

Soy milk is rich in some essential vitamins and minerals. It is a significant source of: fiber, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, and protein. In comparison to other milks in the market, it is a healthy choice. Soy milk is nutritionally comparable to skimmed milk. So the fact that it is low-calorie, like skimmed milk, seems to support the weight-loss claims. 

Also, the fatty acids inhibit the absorption of fat in the body. Finally, soy milk’s fiber content really helps!  It allows the body to feel fuller. Feeling fuller longer means eating less, so I suppose this milk does promote weight loss. 

One of the highly promoted benefits of soy milk is it is ability to improve the heart. The Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids have protective powers in the blood vessels. They help prevent hemorrhage and lesions. These fatty acids also keep free radicals from wreaking havoc and cholesterol deposits from forming in the lining of the vessels. They also increase the flexibility of cells, which in turn makes them more resilient to blood pressure.

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