Month: July 2020

Doctoral candidate of the Education Programme of Castellón’s Jaume I University (UJI), Juan Vives Vilarroig, has highlighted in his thesis the importance of working on basic aspects such as balance and postural control to improve sensory integration in children with autism spectrum disorders, using horses as the main elements of this intervention. Resesarch project “Efectos
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 30 2020 The Faculty of Medicine has awarded 58 clinical research chairs to top clinician-scientists in a five-year, $40 million investment to drive clinical research excellence and enhance health and patient care. The University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine Clinical Research Chairs span four categories — Distinguished, Tier 1, Tier
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The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation has named two outstanding young scientists as recipients of the Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award, committing nearly $500,000 to help address a critical shortage of funding for pediatric cancer research. The Fellowship Award provides funding to basic scientists and clinicians who conduct research with the potential to significantly
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 29 2020 Even short, single antibiotic courses given to young animals can predispose them to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) when they are older, according to Rutgers researchers. The study, published in Genome Medicine, provides further evidence supporting the idea that the use of antibiotics in children under 1 year old
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 28 2020 As the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, hospitals across the country canceled elective procedures in an effort to flatten the transmission curve and prioritize personal protective equipment for frontline health care workers. Among those procedures were pediatric spine surgeries for patients with conditions like scoliosis and thoracic insufficiency syndrome.
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Living within your means, budgeting, and saving for important goals should be discussed openly ’ and they should be discussed often. In many households, money is a taboo topic. Some parents would rather talk to their kids about sex than money! Many parents say they avoid talking about money with their kids because they don’t
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 27 2020 Appendicitis is the most common cause for emergency abdominal surgery in childhood, affecting 80,000 children in the United States each year, but nonoperative treatment options are viable. A study performed by the Midwest Pediatric Surgery Consortium, led by Peter Minneci, MD, and Katherine Deans, MD, co-founders and directors
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Peer mentorship is a critical and more accessible option for professional and personal growth than traditional mentor-mentee relationships, according to a new paper from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The paper, published in the Journal of Investigative Medicine, finds that peer mentorship, especially in academic medicine, is more inclusive and accessible than traditional
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<p>So I invite you to consider which of these 15 things keeps you from happy parenting. My advice?</p><h2><strong>Let them go.</strong></h2><div class=”dfp-pagebreak”></div><p>Allow yourself to be a happy parent for your child’and yourself.</p><h2><strong>It’s time to let go of’</strong></h2><h2><strong>1. “Supposed to”</strong></h2><p>We were conditioned by our own early family experiences to believe that parenthood or childhood are supposed to
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In Perinatal Cardiology, fetal cardiology experts provide key information on tools for fetal evaluation through echocardiography / cardiac ultrasonography, with a primary focus on the nature and prenatal detection of structural and functional cardiac heart defects (CHDs). This two-part book will enlighten the readers with details about different types of fetal cardiac abnormalities along with
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<p>So I invite you to consider which of these 15 things keeps you from happy parenting. My advice?</p><h2><strong>Let them go.</strong></h2><div class=”dfp-pagebreak”></div><p>Allow yourself to be a happy parent for your child’and yourself.</p><h2><strong>It’s time to let go of’</strong></h2><h2><strong>1. “Supposed to”</strong></h2><p>We were conditioned by our own early family experiences to believe that parenthood or childhood are supposed to
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The ongoing disruptive changes from efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 are having a substantial negative impact on the physical and mental well-being of parents and their children across the country, according to a new national survey published today in Pediatrics. Families are particularly affected by stressors stemming from changes in work, school and
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Adoptive cell transfer immunotherapy is one of the most promising new treatments for people with hard-to-treat cancers. However, the process is complex and needs fine-tuning in order to develop more treatment strategies that will work for more people. In a new study looking at adoptive cell transfer products bearing a transgenic T-cell receptor (TCR), researchers
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In a new paper detailing findings from North Carolina State University’s GenX Exposure Study, researchers detected novel per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) called “fluoroethers” in blood from residents of Wilmington, North Carolina. The fluoroethers – Nafion byproduct 2, PFO4DA and PFO5DoA – represented 24% of the total PFAS detected in the blood of Wilmington residents
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 21 2020 Seated around the dinner table, faculty affiliated with Stanford ChEM-H – one of Stanford University’s interdisciplinary institutes – spoke one-by-one, pitching ideas for collaborative research. Inspired by a recent medical conundrum, Gilbert Chu, a professor of medicine (oncology) and of biochemistry at Stanford Medicine, put out the call
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Study results documenting parental hesitancy to begin and complete their child’s HPV vaccine series were published in The Lancet Public Health by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Based on survey data from the 2019-2019 National Immunization Study, the research team discovered that of the estimated 4.3 million children
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