The developmental origins of health and disease (DOHaD) hypothesis describes how fetal growth influences the long-term health of an adult. Over the past several years, epidemiological studies have identified many factors that affect fetal growth, which, in turn, contribute to individual differences in disease pathogenesis later in life. Experimental studies have also presented considerable evidence
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Pinworms are nothing to get bummed out about—they’re surprisingly common and easy to treat. Five-year-old Ellie had been asleep for just 20 minutes when she awoke in a panic. “She was writhing and uncomfortable,” says her mom, Celena Gowan, who soothed her daughter back to sleep. When Ellie awoke a second time complaining that “her
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In a recent Current Biology journal study, researchers elucidate the neuro-metabolic mechanisms responsible for cognitive fatigue that occurs following extended and intense working hours.  Study: A neuro-metabolic account of why daylong cognitive work alters the control of economic decisions. Image Credit: Ilya Lukichev / Shutterstock.com Background Related Stories Cognitive function describes the ability to perform objective
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Thought LeadersDr. Linda KahnAssistant Professor, Environmental PediatricsNew York University Grossman School of Medicine With PFAS being commonly found in households worldwide, what are the health and economic impacts of these forever chemicals? In this interview, we speak to Dr. Linda Kahn to find out more! Please could you introduce yourself and tell us what inspired
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Do pediatric kidney transplant patients have better long-term outcomes when their kidney comes from living, biologically unrelated donors compared to deceased donors? A new UC Davis Health study finds that they do. The study reviewed data from the Organ Procurement & Transplantation Network database from Jan. 1, 2001 to Sept. 30, 2021. Researchers compared the
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Would you like to create various artifacts, kitchen tools, and decorations for your whole house? We will teach you how to mold clay, design, and build multiple things from scratch. Use your favorite colors and adapt these ideas to your house’s different sizes and decoration styles. You will learn to mold and design using various
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The emergency room can be an overwhelming and intimidating place, especially for kids. However, it’s essential for both parents and their kids to keep calm. Dr. Jamie Kondis offers her advice for how parents can provide comfort to kids in addition to encouraging parents to use the resource of child life specialists. Subscribe to our
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Hilary Duff‘s youngest daughter, Mae James Bair, 16 months, is sick with hand, foot and mouth disease. The “How I Met Your Father” actress recently took to her Instagram stories with a heartfelt post that parents everywhere can relate to. [embedded content] [embedded content] The mom of three, who shares daughters Mae and Banks Violet
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Stopping children undergoing chemotherapy from feeling pain and other debilitating side-effects is the focus of research underway at The University of Queensland. Dr Hana Starobova from UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience has been awarded a Fellowship Grant from the Children’s Hospital Foundation to continue her research to relieve children from the side-effects of cancer treatments.
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