Supporting emotional connection between a premature baby and mother during the intensive care unit treatment effectively improves the baby’s brain development. The effects are clearly visible in the baby’s brain network function and later neurocognitive development. A joint study by the University of Helsinki and Columbia University showed that supporting emotional connection between mother and
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According to an open-access Editor’s Choice article in ARRS’ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), third-trimester fetuses with in utero opioid exposure exhibited multiple smaller 2D biometric measurements of the brain, as well as altered fetal physiology, on investigational MRI. Noting the scarcity of imaging literature evaluating prenatal opioid exposure on brain development, “our findings demonstrate
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This post was written by Alexandra Hederstrom and originally appeared on The Cool Down. The nonprofit Wands for Wildlife is inspiring people to help wildlife and the environment by repurposing old mascara wands. ​ It all started on Facebook in March 2017, when the small program asked for used mascara wands to use in wildlife rehabilitation. The first wands started arriving within
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You won’t believe the incredible recipes we have for you today! If you have a sweet tooth, pay close attention, because this video is for you. We’re going to show you easy recipes that you can make at home with simple ingredients that will blow your mind. The results are surprising, not only because of
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Helping children become more ‘digitally resilient’ needs to be a collective effort if they are to learn how to “thrive online”, according to new research led by the University of East Anglia. Digital resilience is the capability to learn how to recognize, manage and recover from online risks – such as bullying and inappropriate content
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Acute kidney injury occurs (AKI) in one out of four babies, children and young adults during an intensive care stay for any reason, and yet the condition is poorly understood. It is associated with various treatments or diagnostic procedures that hospitalized children undergo, and it is often the result of significant infection. About 15 percent
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Today we want to show you that gardens can become special places for our rest. So, if you are really stressed and need a new place to relax, you can build your own secret hideout with the help of your family and you can even use decoration hacks to make the kids have too much
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What does the term “healthy” actually mean? The ​​Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced this week that it is proposing a new definition of “healthy” to better reflect current nutrition science. The agency announced new nutritional criteria that a product must meet to use the “healthy” claim on packaging, and is researching potential symbols to
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New research from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences has found that babies with larger birth weights tend to have fewer mental health and behavioral issues in childhood and adolescence. These findings could help to identify and support children at greater risk of developing psychological problems. The study, published in European Child & Adolescent
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SUBSCRIBE!! http://bit.ly/2hxBhU7 We are all about sneaking healthy into your kids summer popsicles. Here’s an amazing recipe what sneaks in coconut water and chia. FOLLOW ME! IG:https://www.instagram.com/vida_urbona… FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/vida.urbonas twitter: @vidaurbonas Add 2 Cups C20 Pure Coconut Water to a Microwavable Dish. (You can use it with coconut pulp or without) Heat it up in
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We want you to learn to wrap your gifts in creative ways. From now on, the packaging will be very striking and bring a smile to any special person you want. Give your family or friends a gift and try all these ideas with different tricks. Here we show you everything you need to know.
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A new study explored whether adherence to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for diet and physical activity had any relationship with toddlers’ ability to remember, plan, pay attention, shift between tasks and regulate their own thoughts and behavior, a suite of skills known as executive function. Reported in The Journal of Pediatrics, the study found
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