Month: January 2023

New research offers potential benefits for those affected by the hereditary metabolic disease methylmalonic aciduria. By combining the results of multiple molecular analyses, scientists can better diagnose this rare and severe disease. In the future, an improved understanding of the disease might also improve treatment options. Methylmalonic aciduria (MMA) is a metabolic disorder that affects
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As school safety remains a critical issue for students, teachers and families, researchers at the University of Missouri are using a $2 million grant from the Department of Justice to help identify and avert threats students or others may make on school grounds involving potential harm to themselves or others. The project, which will partner
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a grant of $30,000 to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso for the Farmworkers Pesticide Use Protection Project. The project will educate migrant farmworkers and their families on the health effects and safe use of pesticides as they work along the U.S.-Mexico border. The educational project
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In a recent study published in JAMA Network Open, researchers assessed the correlation between parental education level and the risk of malnutrition among children and parents. Study: Association Between Parental Education and Simultaneous Malnutrition Among Parents and Children in 45 Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Image Credit: Raimunda-losantos/Shutterstock Background In the era of the United Nations’
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Nearly four years ago, federal health officials reported on a frightening new epidemic linked to e-cigarette use that caused a life-threatening and potentially irreversible lung condition. The condition – called e-cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) – was primarily linked to the inclusion of vitamin E acetate (VEA) in e-liquids used in vape
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Teaching kids to be grateful is important all year long, but it’s especially valuable now as the holiday season approaches. As parents, it can be hard to remember that gratefulness has to be learned, and raising children with gratitude can be tough in today’s busy world. So watch as Dr. Katherine Rivera shares several strategies
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Insufficient and disturbed sleep during the teenage years may heighten the subsequent risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), suggests a case-control study published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. Clocking up enough hours of restorative sleep while young may help to ward off the condition, suggest the researchers. MS is influenced by both
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The Parenting Junkie discusses parenting styles. What’s your parenting style? Learn why there’s no one size fits all when it comes to parenting. You can take what you like from RIE parenting and attachment parenting and leave the rest. The only truth is that it all depends. If you worry you aren’t following peaceful parenting
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