Month: April 2022

Women’s elevated anxiety, depression and stress during pregnancy altered key features of the fetal brain, which subsequently decreased their offspring’s cognitive development at 18 months. These changes also increased internalizing and dysregulation behaviors, according to a new study by Children’s National Hospital published in JAMA Network Open. Researchers followed a cohort of 97 pregnant women
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CAR-T therapy, a form of immunotherapy that revs up T-cells to recognize and destroy cancer cells, has revolutionized the treatment of blood cancers, including certain leukemias, lymphomas, and most recently, multiple myeloma. However, Black and Hispanic people were largely absent from the major clinical trials that led to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval
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Research led by King’s College London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust has analyzed factors associated with self-harm in over 111,000 adolescents aged 11-17 years old. Published in BMC Medicine the study found that the risk for self-harm presenting to hospital emergency departments was nearly three times higher for boys with autism spectrum
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Young adults who received organ transplants as children may not be regularly attending their doctor appointments after leaving their pediatric providers. Missing these appointments is associated with longer and more frequent hospitalizations and poorer medication adherence, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Georgia found a significant decline in attending adult health
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As COVID-19 reaches record levels in the UK, health experts are calling for a focus on children’s physical fitness as new research reveals concerning changes to children’s health and physical fitness following the pandemic. Conducted by Newcastle University (UK), the University of South Australia, Edinburgh Napier University and Murdoch University, the study assessed one-year changes
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There are endless variations of the ABC song, which will help you keep it fresh (for baby and for you!). The “ABC Song” is one of the most popular English alphabet songs in North America. Sung to the tune of “Baa Baa Black Sheep” and “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star,” it’s also super simple to remember.
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Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center specialists will share the latest advances and developments in the treatment of blood-related cancers at the 2022 Tandem Transplantation & Cellular Therapy Meetings of the American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy (ASTCT) and Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) in Salt Lake City, Utah, from April
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In a recent study posted to the Research Square* preprint server, researchers described coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection in technology-dependent children. Technology-dependent children are defined as children who need a medical device to compensate for the loss of an essential bodily function and require ongoing nursing care to evade further disability or mortality. Various studies
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