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There may be a link between a rare blood type and memory loss in later life, American research suggests. People with AB blood, found in 4% of the population, appear more likely to develop thinking and memory problems than those with other blood groups.
Mammographically-dense breasts - those that show more breast and connective tissue versus fat in a mammogram image - are recognized as a risk factor for developing breast cancer and can also hamper an accurate reading of a mammogram. National legislation currently under consideration would require the disclosure of mammographic breast density information to women with dense breasts, as well as encourage the consideration of supplemental screening for those women.
A new study released by the University of Vermont says climate change is likely to result in more precipitation, and higher temperatures, around the Green Mountain State by century's end. According to researchers, climate change will send average temperatures in Vermont up some 5 degrees Fahrenheit by 2050.
Paying attention all day in school as a kid isn't easy, especially for those who are at a higher risk of ADHD , or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A new study from Michigan State University and University of Vermont researchers shows that offering daily before-school, aerobic activities to younger at-risk children could help in reducing the symptoms of ADHD in the classroom and at home.
If you could harness Scott Sanders' energy and enthusiasm, it would probably power most of Northeast Ohio. And that would be appropriate for the founder and director of the Ohio Earth Day Coalition.
University of Vermont researchers have found people with blood type AB may be more likely to develop memory loss in later years than people with other blood types notes WWJ's Health Reporter Sean Lee. This research was part of a larger study of more than 30,000 people followed for an average of about three and a half years.
People with blood type AB, which includes about 4 percent of the population, appear to have an increased risk for memory problems as they age. Over about three years, individuals with blood type AB were almost twice as likely to show memory problems as those with type O blood, the most common blood group, the study found.
U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy announced that the U.S. Justice Department awards $1.8 million for Vermont-based National Center for Campus Safety. A press release says the grant will help expand services and launch new initiatives related to safety on university and college campuses across the country.
Like many a band before them, Burlington's Binger emerged from of the primordial ooze of the college basement scene - in this case the University of Vermont. Given the trio's improvisational groove tendencies, the "self-styled couch-surf prog band" initially comes off like just another jammy, groovy-UV act.
A new study suggests offering daily before-school, aerobic activities to younger at-risk children could help in reducing symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in the classroom and at home. Michigan State University and University of Vermont researchers explain that the activity could help to improve inattentiveness, moodiness, and difficulty getting along with others.
Look for Lucy on the Miss America stage as she vies for the title of Miss America. Already selected as a finalist for a 5,000 scholarship for her work with STEM, Lucy and all the contestants have been in Washington D.C. and Atlantic City for the past week! Any Vermonter tuning into the Miss America Scholarship Competition live on television on September 14th needs to be ready for some stereotypes to be ended.
I'm a senior editor and the Shanghai bureau chief of Forbes magazine. Now in my 13th year at Forbes, I compile the Forbes China Rich List, Hong Kong Rich List and Taiwan Rich List.
Cardiologist Pierre Znojkiewicz, MD, has joined Canton-Potsdam Hospital's medical staff and is practicing in the Cheel Medical Campus at 49 Lawrence Ave. Znojkiewicz is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology. He diagnoses and treats a wide range of heart diseases and disorders, with a subspecialty in irregular heart rhythms, also known as cardiac arrhythmias.
Reducing hyperactivity in kids may be as simple as getting them out to play. Kids are full of energy so having them trapped in a classroom all day from a young age isn't easy.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 01:04 pm
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