In a pair of overlapping studies, a diverse team of researchers, led by scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, have deepened investigations into the genetic origins of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in children, describing multiple gene variants (including some previously unknown) that contribute to the risk of developing NAFLD and
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Curl up with some hot cocoa and sing this classic song as a family. Recorded by artists of all music genres including Bing Crosby, Dolly Parton, Destiny’s Child and Alvin and the Chipmunks, there is still no greater version of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer than the one sung by your own child. Written by Johnny
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Over one-third of schoolchildren who received online lessons during the COVID-19 pandemic reported a worsening of headache symptoms or new-onset headaches, a study presented today at the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) Congress 2022 has found. Prolonged exposure time to computer screens, a lack of suitable conditions for online learning from home, school exams and
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Patients with a pediatric onset immune-mediated inflammatory disease (pIMID) have a significantly higher risk of premature death, according to new research being presented today at the 54th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN). Whilst higher mortality was found in patients across all included pediatric onset immune-mediated inflammatory conditions
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Scientists have identified a new genetic disease, which causes some children’s brains to develop abnormally, resulting in delayed intellectual development. The majority of patients with the condition, that is so new it doesn’t have a name yet, have severe learning difficulties which affect their quality of life. An international team of researchers from the universities
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Intimate partner violence (IPV) can have significant implications for the wellbeing of mothers and children during separation and divorce. Yet IPV is often not included in custody cases or factored into court decisions, a new University of Illinois study shows. “We collected data from mothers who were going through the divorce process and followed them
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On this occasion, we will discover how to use food that we love to obtain creative and 100 percent new dishes. Give a twist to the ingredients you use daily and become the most entertaining chef. With these kitchen hacks, you can prepare an exquisite breakfast for your family or a memorable dinner for your
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Published today in PLOS ONE, “Serial T-SPOT.TB responses in Tanzanian adolescents: transient, persistent and irregular conversions” [https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0268685], investigators from the Geisel School of Medicine and Muhimibili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) report high rates of new tuberculosis (TB) infection among adolescents in Tanzania. Multiple blood tests for TB infection were conducted over three
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Children’s books are a must-have in every household with kids. They serve as an introduction to written letters and words and a way for kids to expand their imagination. Most importantly, they’re a life-saver for parents too tired to come up with their own bedtime stories—and that includes celebrities. But many famous moms and dad
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In the largest epidemiologic study of arsenic and birth outcomes to date, researchers from the University of Illinois Chicago and collaborating institutions estimated arsenic levels in U.S. private well water sources by county and compared estimates to documented birth outcomes. They found an association between estimated groundwater arsenic concentration and risk of low birth weight.
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Join the Play Pandemic Challenge → https://theparentingjunkie.com/challenge ❤ Share this video with 10 friends (https://youtu.be/QzXYMne2tXY) The Parenting Junkie shares how to get independent play happening and it all starts by decluttering the toys. 📦 Move Over Corona, there’s a new pandemic in town. It’s play, and it’s spreading like wildfire throughout the globe. Don’t just
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Today we will show you how you can make excellent home repairs using materials you already have at home. Save money and learn to solve minor problems using your ingenuity, think outside the box, and use everyday objects to maintain any furniture or room. Become an expert and use these construction hacks and organizing ideas
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In a new study sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers provide additional evidence that COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy helps protect babies younger than 6 months from being hospitalized due to COVID-19. The risk of COVID-19 hospitalization among babies was reduced by about
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Results of a study of molecular tumor profiling in young patients revealed a high rate of genetic alterations with potential for impacting clinical care, including clarifying diagnoses and treatment with matched, precision cancer drugs. Reporting in Nature Medicine, researchers from Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center said molecular profiling of solid tumors found clinically
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Published in Biological Psychiatry, a multidisciplinary study led by the University of Minnesota demonstrated that an equal number of girls and boys can be identified as having concerns for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) when screened earlier, correcting large gender differences in current diagnoses. Conventional wisdom has been that more boys than girls have ASD. Our
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