Month: March 2020

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Mar 26 2020 Canadian scientists have developed an innovative new technique that uses artificial intelligence to better define the different sections of the brain in newborns during a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exam. The results of this study — a collaboration between researchers at Montreal’s CHU Sainte-Justine children’s hospital and the
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/* custom css */ .tdi_71_555.td-a-rec-img{ text-align: left; }.tdi_71_555.td-a-rec-img img{ margin: 0 auto 0 0; } This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Jobs working from home for moms may sound absolutely delightful at first! You’d have all the time in the world to spend with your little
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Mar 26 2020 Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine are launching a pair of studies to answer critical questions regarding the roles COVID-19 may play in breast milk and pregnancy. Breastmilk and COVID-19 The University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Mar 26 2020 The University of Maryland School of Medicine has launched a special COVID-19 website for pediatric healthcare providers and practices, parents, and children. This resource brings together important research, professional guidance for pediatric practices, and practical tips for parents and caregivers. “It’s very important that our health systems are
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/* custom css */ .tdi_71_eb0.td-a-rec-img{ text-align: left; }.tdi_71_eb0.td-a-rec-img img{ margin: 0 auto 0 0; } This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. The world has suddenly been turned upside down by COVID-19, or the coronavirus. Many of us are working from home and most of us have
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Mar 27 2020 Allison Jack, Assistant Professor, Psychology, is examining gene coexpression and brain connectivity in females with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). To do this, Jack is conducting a secondary analysis of de-identified data from a National Database for Autism Research collection called “Multimodal Developmental Neurogenetics of Females with Autism.” During
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Researchers from Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China have looked at the outcomes of pregnant mothers with COVID-19 and their newborns. Their study titled, “Clinical features and obstetric and neonatal outcomes of pregnant patients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China: a retrospective, single-center, descriptive study” was published in the latest
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Mar 26 2020 Shortages of respiratory protective devices for healthcare personnel are major concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic. A team of researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, Emory University, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Centers at the Centers
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Workers are risking their health to fulfill our online orders. And how do we know these packages are virus-free? The lure of my idle browser window is overwhelming. It blinks and beckons me to buy all of the hand-poured candles,  luxury loungewear and leggings that cost more than the average person’s monthly utility bill. But
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Poor diet is a significant contributor to chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, obesity, and diabetes accounting for early mortality. A new study published in the journal JAMA in March 2020 shows that dietary deficiency is both prevalent and pathogenic in today’s young America. Factors that affect diet quality include what children are fed when
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/* custom css */ .tdi_71_e85.td-a-rec-img{ text-align: left; }.tdi_71_e85.td-a-rec-img img{ margin: 0 auto 0 0; } This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. How to homeschool? For many parents, just trying to answer this question is mind-boggling. For others, it’s second nature. Fortunately, when it comes to educating
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Mar 23 2020 A multistate study of Medicaid enrollees led by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found that suicide risk was highest among youth with epilepsy, depression, schizophrenia, substance use and bipolar disorder. In addition, the odds of suicide decreased among those who had more mental health
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A study has uncovered a new neurodegenerative disorder in which children experience developmental regression and severe epilepsy. The study, led by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) and published in The American Journal of Human Genetics, found a variation in a gene causes a severe childhood-onset neurodegenerative disorder that has never before been described. MCRI
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/* custom css */ .tdi_71_a17.td-a-rec-img{ text-align: left; }.tdi_71_a17.td-a-rec-img img{ margin: 0 auto 0 0; } This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. A woman’s body changes in miraculous ways during pregnancy, so taking care of one’s health while pregnant is paramount. After all, you’ve got a precious
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Who qualifies and how to apply for COVID-19-related financial support. Given the health recommendations to stay home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and with schools and child care centres closed, many working moms and dads suddenly find themselves stay-at-home parents, without their usual sources of income or ability to work. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has
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