heart disease http://kbia.org en Mo. to start screening newborns for heart disease http://kbia.org/post/mo-start-screening-newborns-heart-disease <p></p><p>Missouri is preparing to start screening every newborn baby for a heart disease that can cause developmental delays or death if left untreated.</p><p>The screenings for critical congenital heart disease are required under a new state law that takes effect Jan. 1.</p><p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 13:55:46 +0000 Associated Press 45838 at http://kbia.org Mo. to start screening newborns for heart disease MU researchers make soybeans healthier http://kbia.org/post/mu-researchers-make-soybeans-healthier <p>On November 7, the Food and Drug Administration made a <a href="http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm372915.htm">preliminary decision</a>. That decision stated trans fats as unsafe in food. Trans fats are found in most processed foods.</p><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 14:58:47 +0000 Angela Pearson 43833 at http://kbia.org MU researchers make soybeans healthier Mo. Senate considers newborn screenings for heart disease http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-considers-newborn-screenings-heart-disease <p>The Missouri Senate has given initial approval to a bill that would require newborn screenings for congenital heart disease. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 22:56:41 +0000 Associated Press 31101 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate considers newborn screenings for heart disease Why 10,000 steps might save your life http://kbia.org/post/why-10000-steps-might-save-your-life <p>Everyone knows exercise helps you lose weight, build up muscles, and fit in the swimsuit next summer. But why, exactly, does it lower your risk of diabetes? In this Health &amp; Wealth update, MU researchers look into the relationship between inactivity and spikes in blood sugar that can lead to type 2 diabetes and heart disease.</p><p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 15:49:11 +0000 Jacob Fenston 10104 at http://kbia.org Why 10,000 steps might save your life