Month: November 2022

Children who are exposed to the Zika virus while in the womb, but who are not subsequently diagnosed with Zika-related birth defects and congenital Zika syndrome (CZS), may still display differences in some aspects of cognitive development, mood and mobility compared to unexposed children, reports a study published in Pediatric Research. These findings suggest that
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The number of surgeries performed on Black, Latino, and Asian children is significantly lower than among white children in the United States, a UT Southwestern study has found. These differences may reflect inequities in access to surgical care. The study, published in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery, examined surgery data for more than 200,000 children
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Coughs, congestion, sore throats, fevers—viruses seem to be everywhere right now, and it’s not just COVID. Cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), influenza and other viruses are rampant, and a critical shortage of paediatric fever reducers like ibuprofen and acetaminophen means parents don’t necessarily have the tools to deal with them. Here’s what’s currently happening
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In a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), researchers reported that pandemic fatigue impeded the mitigation of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Hong Kong. Study: Pandemic fatigue impedes mitigation of COVID-19 in Hong Kong. Image Credit: myboys.me / Shutterstock.com Background Related Stories The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted public
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HINT: My morning isn’t always a dream with 3 kids and a dog. 😉 Special thanks to Airborne Everyday for making this video possible. Learn more at http://www.airbornehealth.com/everyday-multivitamin These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.
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In a recent BMC Medicine journal study, researchers estimate the age-varying susceptibility to infection with the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Omicron variant. To this end, an updated version of a previously described model with recent vaccine coverage data and waning vaccine effectiveness (VE) against the Omicron infection was used to estimate susceptibility to
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Previous studies have reported age-related differences in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) tolerance and responsiveness, with younger individuals tending to have better outcomes than the elderly. In addition, age-targeted COVID-19 mitigation strategies have been reported to considerably decrease intensive care unit (ICU) admissions and deaths. In a recent Scientific Reports journal paper, researchers developed a novel
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This story was written by Lisa Smith and originally appeared on The Mighty. Dear parents of children with mental illness, First and foremost, you did not cause your child’s mental illness. Stop analyzing every minute of their existence. It has absolutely nothing to do with taking their binky away too soon or letting them cry
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Do you have some materials that can be reused? If you want to have fun without spending a lot of money, this is the perfect opportunity to teach children to recycle while creating cool gadgets and also have fun decorating their bedroom. We will create all kinds of fantastic things and we will personalize all
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A recent Science Translational Medicine study reports that food-specific immunoglobulin A (IgA) present in the human gut does not provide protection against food allergies. Study: Food-specific immunoglobulin A does not correlate with natural tolerance to peanut or egg allergens. Image Credit: OMfotovideocontent / Shutterstock.com Background Food allergies, a leading public health problem worldwide, are caused by
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This story was written by Tiana Soto and originally appeared on AskZeta. Parenting is a tough job—because let’s be honest, are we ever going to get everything right? Between the experts, your parent-friends and your own parents, everyone has advice on how to raise your kids. And considering that research shows that parent’s habits become
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The Parenting Junkie asks what marriage advice did you receive? How did your parents model a happy marriage? Or if they didn’t what did they model? If you find yourself asking how to improve your marriage, or looking for healthy marriage tips you may not have had a healthy relationship modeled for you (most of
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Doctors Emily Hahn and Maithilee Menezes from St. Louis Children’s Hospital provides answers to what tongue tie is, and addresses common indicators and concerns of tongue tie in babies. Visit our website for more MomDocs tips: https://childrensmd.org/ Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/2vHvSCw Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stlchildrens Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/STLChildrens Learn More
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