Health Highlights: July 11, 2022​

Health Highlights: July 11, 2022​

For men at high risk, healthy living lowers risk of lethal prostate cancer. In a new study, men at increased genetic risk of prostate cancer who maintained a healthy lifestyle were much less likely to die of the disease over nearly three decades. Read more

Long, regular sleep key to kindergarten success. Youngsters who regularly got 10 hours of sleep or more before beginning kindergarten were more engaged learners and had better social and emotional skills than drowsier classmates, a new study found. Read more

Shuttered Abbott baby formula plant reopens. The factory in Michigan was shut down in winter because of contamination, leading to a months-long formula shortage. Read more

Babies’ babble brings big learning bonus. Adults’ reactions to vocalizations influence a baby’s understanding of how they need to respond to properly communicate, new research suggests. Read more