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Young Adults Were Undernourished as Preschool Children Linked to Hear Loss

From a new study, researchers analyzed that young adults who were undernourished as preschool children were approximately twice as likely to suffer from hearing loss as their better-nourished peers. The relationship between the hearing of more than 2,200 young adults in Nepal and their nutritional levels as children 16 years earlier. The study was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

MRI Shows Structural Brain Differences in CKD

In a study published in American Journal of Kidney Diseases, the researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, performed advanced quantitative structural magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to determine whether chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects brain structure and whether poorer neurocognitive performance in CKD is associated with structural brain differences.