Month: December 2021

Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Stacking identical blocks, comparing two similar toys, putting together two sets of same books, and similar tasks reflect your toddler’s ability to match things. Knowing how one is matched to the other is some practical knowledge that they acquire by observing their surroundings. You can support their eagerness to learn
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In pediatric and young adult patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) treated with tisagenlecleucel (Kymriah), DNA sequencing-based detection of residual disease between three and 12 months accurately identified all patients who would eventually relapse, while other methods were less predictive. Journal in Which the Study was Published: Blood Cancer Discovery, a journal of the American
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Social-emotional development of a toddler is a gradual and integrative process. It refers to the process of inculcating self-awareness, social skills, and self-control to maintain healthy relationships (1). Through this process, a toddler learns how to express, experience, understand, and manage emotions. And it enables them to build meaningful and
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Sushi is a delicious staple rice dish of Japanese cuisine. This famous and traditional dish is served cold and consists of cooked rice, flavored with delectable seasonings, and various vegetables with egg or raw seafood. The various ingredients make it nutritious. However, there is a concern about eating sushi when
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In the first MRI-based study to investigate pre-natal alcohol exposure, researchers found significant changes in the brain structure of fetuses exposed to alcohol compared to healthy controls. Results of the study are being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Fetal alcohol syndrome is a worldwide problem in
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This first-in-human study of golodirsen showed its long-term safety and biologic activity in patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). The approved exon-skipping therapy is designed to enable the production of functional dystrophin proteins, as described in the peer-reviewed journal Nucleic Acid Therapeutics. Golodirsen was tested in ambulatory patients with exon 53 skip amenable DMD. They
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Twinkle twinkle little stars, Johnny Johnny, yes papa! Feels nostalgic, isn’t it? Children are easily drawn to songs and rhymes that have catchy beats. Preschool nursery rhymes allow children to explore languages, alphabet and numerals in a fun way, which stays in their memory forever. The learning process automatically becomes
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In mice with high-risk neuroblastoma, tumors disappeared in response to a new combination treatment with precision medicines, a recent study from University of Gothenburg researchers shows. This is a vital step toward a potentially curative treatment for a form of cancer affecting young children that is currently difficult to treat. The study, published in the
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