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Marketing, Nutrition Labels May Lead Kids to Overeat Sugary Cereal – Reuters

Read article – Quotes Jennifer Emond, assistant professor of biomedical data science and of pediatrics, in an article about a new study that found that parents may allow kids to eat too much sugary breakfast cereal because the suggested serving size is smaller than they realize. “When you compute the amount of sugar by weight of the cereal, the sugar content is quite high and higher than federal recommendations,” says Emond, who wasn’t involved in the study.

US and UFPE Researchers Study Impacts of Zika on the Adult Brain — NE2 (Brazil)

Video about a new project between Geisel’s Space Medicine Innovations Lab led by Prof. Jay Buckey and the Federal University of Pernambuco in Brazil to investigate the possibility of using measures of central auditory processing (the part of the brain that makes sense of sound) to assess the effects of Zika and Chikungunya viruses on the brain. (Video is in Portuguese.)