Researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have found that children on the autism spectrum who have impaired executive functioning skills, which help control thoughts, emotions, and actions, can face challenges at school that are different from the ones they face at home. Additionally, as children experience adolescence, problems with executive functioning can worsen, suggesting
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A new study by researchers at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University finds that cancer-associated mutations originate in blood progenitor cells, leading to distinct changes in both cancer and non-cancer immune cells in Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia (WM), a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and its precursor IgM monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS). The study by Madhav.
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Studies have determined that in-school transmission of the virus that causes COVID-19 is rare when masking, social distancing and other safety protocols are followed. However, little has been known about COVID-19 risks at school for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These students often are unable to mask or maintain social distancing and may have
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Looking for new ways to spend time with your pets? If you have a lot of free time and would like to play and have fun with your dog or cat, stay tuned. We will give you the best pet hacks to give a twist to your relationship with animals. We will teach you some
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The devastating direct public health impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has been widely studied; however, the magnitude of the indirect impact on mental health has yet to be determined. In Australia, some strict measures including stay-at-home orders have been undertaken to curb the spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
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Telemedicine appointments combined with in-person visits significantly reduced the risk of further illness for children with medically complex cases, according to results of a new study by researchers with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The study was published today in Pediatrics. Children with medically complex cases require intense care supervision
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David Sela, a nutrition scientist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has received a five-year, $1.69 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate how nitrogen in human milk is used by beneficial microbes in the infant gut to potentially play an important role in pediatric nutrition and development. The new experiments,
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Postmortem genetic testing, or genomic autopsy, of young individuals who experienced sudden death revealed many had known genetic variants that are associated with cardiomyopathy, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in JAMA Cardiology. These findings indicate that genomic autopsy can improve care for families after a sudden death in a young patient, as it
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The study focused on multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), an inflammatory response involving multiple organs that can occur weeks after infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Although most patients improve with medical care, more than half the MIS-C cases in the U.S. require ICU admission, and the condition can be deadly. A
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Sometimes enjoying a pregnancy is a complete challenge. Although this is one of the most beautiful times, carrying a big belly can be difficult. If you want to know some great tricks to make your life easier while waiting for your baby, stay with us. Here we will show you many pregnancy hacks that will
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Timely vaccination for babies is essential as it ensures adequate immunity against potentially life-threatening diseases. Vaccines are developed and issued for widespread use after extensive research on their safety and efficacy (1). There are different types of vaccines, and most contain an inactive or weakened form of the pathogen or
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Each year, approximately 4,000 children undergo a tracheostomy-;the surgical placement of a breathing tube-;due to respiratory or neuromuscular disorders or chronic disease progression. Bacterial respiratory infections are the most common reason for hospitalization of these children at a cost of $300 million in U. S. hospital charges. In spite of its frequency, there is very
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Since the COVID-19 pandemic reached the United States in early 2020, scientists have struggled to find laboratory models of SARS-CoV-2 infection, the respiratory virus that causes COVID-19. Animal models fell short; attempts to grow adult human lungs have historically failed because not all of the cell types survived. Undaunted, stem cell scientists, cell biologists, infectious
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A new study from the Prevention Research Center of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation finds that recreational marijuana legalization may increase the risk of alcohol and marijuana co-use among adolescents. The study examined the association between recreational marijuana legalization in California in November 2016 and alcohol and marijuana co-use among underage youth. The
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Would you like to find out unique ways to make repairs in your home? This time you will learn many house repair hacks to have fun while fixing things and small details in any room. Pay close attention and discover how to give a different use to everyday objects. From now on you can become
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