Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have uncovered a potential Achilles heel of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in children that could lead to new treatments for this devastating disease. The team was the first to identify specific super-enhancers (SE) – regions of DNA that drive the overproduction of certain gene products
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A Cleveland Clinic-led research team found that statistically overweight children who followed a healthy eating pattern significantly improved weight and reduced a variety of cardiovascular disease risks. The study, which was published today in the Journal of Clinical Pediatrics, paired parents and children together throughout the trial. According to the Center for Disease Control and
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Babywearing is a great way to keep your little one close, happy and secure while supporting their intense need for attachment in the early weeks and months—they just want to snuggle up and recreate the womb! It often leads to a calmer baby—and a calmer parent, too. Plus, for some infants, carrier naps are sometimes
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A parent-led therapy that supports the social development of babies displaying early signs of autism has significantly reduced the likelihood of an autism diagnosis being made in early childhood, according to world-first research led by CliniKids atthe Telethon Kids Institute. In a study published in JAMA Pediatrics, an international research team led by Professor Andrew
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Kelly Sturtevant tried everything to get daughter Keira to nap. She’d lie with her, read another story, sing yet another song. But the rambunctious 2½-year-old refused to nod off. “I would spend the entire time running up trying to get her to fall asleep or yelling at her for getting out of bed,” said the
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Allergic reactions to the new mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines are rare, typically mild and treatable, and they should not deter people from becoming vaccinated, according to research from the Stanford University School of Medicine. The findings will be published online Sept. 17 in JAMA Network Open. We wanted to understand the spectrum of allergies to the
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Image: Shutterstock Nigeria is a country on the western coast of Africa with approximately 21 crores of population. History has it that two ethnic groups, namely Yoruba from the kingdom of Ile-Ife and Igbo from native south-central and south-eastern Nigeria and other parts of Africa, comprised most African names and cultures (1). Hence, this list
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Patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are three times more likely to die from COVID-19 than the general population. Their heightened risk is due to a variety of causes: pre-existing health conditions, such as respiratory problems or obesity; increased likelihood of living in group homes, taking shared transportation, and being exposed to people outside
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Image: Shutterstock Richard is a beautiful name for your baby boy. The name itself originated from the Old Franconian language, and the composition of the word has Proto-Germanic descent. “Rīk” stands for “king, leader or a ruler” whereas “hardu” stands for “hardy, courageous, brave,” therefore the name’s meaning comes to “someone who has a dominant
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Eighteen months into the covid-19 pandemic, with the delta variant fueling a massive resurgence of disease, many hospitals are hitting a heartbreaking new low. They’re now losing babies to the coronavirus. The first reported covid-related death of a newborn occurred in Orange County, Florida, and an infant has died in Mississippi. Merced County in California
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