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A surprising new study published on the preprint server medRxiv* finds that following mild coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), children are significantly more likely to remain seronegative than adults, irrespective of the viral load or symptom severity. This finding has implications for the serological diagnosis of COVID-19 in children, as well as for their immunity following
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Need a bestie? How about three? Alex, Nico and Ellis each come with stylish threads and a cute coordinated companion. The easy-remove outfits promote motor development and nurturing skills, and the cool fashion can’t hurt when it comes to fine-tuning kids’ own style. Plus, the dolls are 100 percent washer- and dryer-safe. Manhattan Toy Playdate
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE From a newborn, your child is now a toddler! Time flies by, doesn’t it? Your toddler is growing quickly and is developing their own personality, opinions, likes, and dislikes. They are also increasingly becoming more aware of their surroundings. To allow ample space and opportunity for their growth and development,
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When Shakespeare called sleep “nature’s soft nurse,” he was definitely onto something. Centuries later researchers have found that inadequate sleep in children affects their emotional functioning in ways that may predict longer-term social problems. A new study, published in Affective Science by University of Houston professor of psychology Candice Alfano, examined whether changes in children’s
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Only 15 percent of adults who became unemployed in North Carolina during the pandemic gained Medicaid coverage, though the rate was higher in the state’s more socially vulnerable counties. Within the first few months of the pandemic, the US unemployment rate skyrocketed from 3.8 percent in February 2020 to 13 percent in April 2020, quickly
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Uses of facial images and facial recognition technologies – to unlock a phone or in airport security – are becoming increasingly common in everyday life. But how do people feel about using such data in healthcare and biomedical research? Through surveying over 4,000 US adults, researchers found that a significant proportion of respondents considered the
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Mammograms can spot cancer two to three years before physical symptoms develop, but screening guidelines vary between provinces. Here’s what you need to know. Photo: Courtesy of Ali Harrison of Light + Paper In 2018, 47-year-old Adriana Ermter found a lump in her armpit. Her doctor referred her for a mammogram, but the clinic said
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a withdrawal syndrome in babies who have had prenatal exposure to certain substances, such as opioids or alcohol, in the womb (1). Neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS) is a related term used to describe the withdrawal from opioids specifically (2). Neonatal abstinence syndrome usually develops
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Over a decade ago, UCLA physician-scientists began using a pioneering gene therapy they developed to treat children born with a rare and deadly immune system disorder. They now report that the effects of the therapy appear to be long-lasting, with 90% of patients who received the treatment eight to 11 years ago still disease-free. ADA-SCID,
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Children with cerebral palsy can gain greater use of an impaired arm and hand with larger doses of Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) – without increasing stress for parents, according to a new study by researchers at Virginia Tech’s Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, UVA Children’s, The Ohio State University, and Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The
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