Overweight adolescents are as likely to develop heart disorders as obese adolescents

IMAGE: Brazilian researchers arrived at this conclusion after conducting cardiovascular fitness tests with boys and girls aged 10-17. The results were published in Cardiology in the Young. view more  Credit: Valenti et al. A study performed in Brazil by researchers from São Paulo State University (UNESP) suggests that overweight and obese adolescents have similar increased risks…

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Medical News Today: Could a broccoli sprout extract help treat schizophrenia?

The current schizophrenia treatments rely on antipsychotic drugs that come with unwanted side effects. However, new research has found that a chemical called sulforaphane could reduce and even prevent symptoms of the condition. Broccoli sprouts contain a chemical that may alleviate schizophrenia. Many people with schizophrenia experience hallucinations and delusions that can significantly impact their…

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Lauren Braswell, O’Ryan Smykle

Lauren Adele Braswell and O’Ryan Seymour Smykle were married May 18 at the Sleepy Hollow Country Club, an events space in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. The Rev. Roxanne R. Birchfield, an evangelical Christian minister, officiated. Mrs. Smykle, 33, is a principal in the public affairs department at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, an investment firm in Manhattan. She…

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Monica Desai, Noah Weiss

Monica Hemen Desai and Noah Benjamin Weiss were married May 15 at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau. Tanya Litochevsky, a staff member of the city clerk’s office, officiated. On May 27, the couple is to take part in a ceremony that includes Jewish and Hindu traditions at Montes Claros, an events space in Lisbon. Ms. Desai,…

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Kiera Lewis, Cory Bratton

Kiera Elizabeth Lewis and Coridon Nicholas Bratton were married May 18 at the Marble House Project, an artist’s residency in Dorset, Vt. Mary Elise Gerisch, who was ordained by First Nations Ministry, officiated. Mrs. Bratton-Lewis, 30, owns Critical Findings, an independent television and film production company in New York and Boston, for which she also…

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