Month: April 2022

Women’s elevated anxiety, depression and stress during pregnancy altered key features of the fetal brain, which subsequently decreased their offspring’s cognitive development at 18 months. These changes also increased internalizing and dysregulation behaviors, according to a new study by Children’s National Hospital published in JAMA Network Open. Researchers followed a cohort of 97 pregnant women
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Sometimes we need a unique touch to make our home extra special. We can always create our own decoration using materials that you had not thought of before. So get ready to learn the best decoration hacks you can do if you use building materials. So you can surprise anyone who enters your house. They
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As COVID-19 reaches record levels in the UK, health experts are calling for a focus on children’s physical fitness as new research reveals concerning changes to children’s health and physical fitness following the pandemic. Conducted by Newcastle University (UK), the University of South Australia, Edinburgh Napier University and Murdoch University, the study assessed one-year changes
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded a Phase 1, 5-year $10.9 million Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) award, entitled Research Expanding Access to Child Health (REACH) Center to Anne Kazak, PhD, Enterprise Director, and Melissa Alderfer, PhD, Director of the Center for Healthcare and Delivery Science (CHDS) at Nemours Children’s Health. It
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In a study published in Frontiers in Pediatrics, researchers reviewed the ways to develop breastfeeding practices in the era of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Image Credit: Updating Clinical Practices to Promote and Protect Human Milk and Breastfeeding in a COVID-19 Era. Image Credit: Onjira Leibe/Shutterstock Background Breastfeeding and lactation have been affected by
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Young adults who received organ transplants as children may not be regularly attending their doctor appointments after leaving their pediatric providers. Missing these appointments is associated with longer and more frequent hospitalizations and poorer medication adherence, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Georgia found a significant decline in attending adult health
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CAR-T therapy, a form of immunotherapy that revs up T-cells to recognize and destroy cancer cells, has revolutionized the treatment of blood cancers, including certain leukemias, lymphomas, and most recently, multiple myeloma. However, Black and Hispanic people were largely absent from the major clinical trials that led to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval
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Adult vaccination rates and social determinants of health-;or the social and economic conditions in which families live and work-;have played an important role in children’s mental health during the pandemic, according to a new study led by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators. The study, published April 27 in JAMA Psychiatry, found that stress surrounding the pandemic
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Children with Dravet syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy that begins in infancy, experience seizures, usually for their entire life. They are at high risk of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) and can also develop intellectual disability and autism. Available treatments typically fail to improve these symptoms. Now, a group of scientists at Gladstone
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Image: iStock Empathy is the ability to sense other people’s feelings or “the ability to put oneself in someone’s shoes.” So, empathy activities for kids are a way to bring kindness and compassion to build relationships. When children learn how other people may feel, they become careful with their actions and words. They tend to
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Would you like to improve your daily routine and save time? Today we show you the best lifehacks to enjoy your time while using everyday objects to make your mornings and afternoons a complete adventure. So pay close attention to find out the best house ideas and DIY projects that we have for you. Are
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There are endless variations of the ABC song, which will help you keep it fresh (for baby and for you!). The “ABC Song” is one of the most popular English alphabet songs in North America. Sung to the tune of “Baa Baa Black Sheep” and “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star,” it’s also super simple to remember.
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