Month: September 2019

Flavor, safety and family attitude toward vaping are among the greatest factors influencing teenage perception of e-cigarettes, new University at Buffalo research finds. Published in the September-October issue of the Journal of Pediatric Nursing, the study is one of a few to examine the perception adolescents have of e-cigarettes and where these youth receive information
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In the first large, real-world study of universal screening for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in toddlers, researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have found that the most widely used and researched screening tool is less accurate than shown in previous studies conducted in research laboratory settings. The new study also revealed significant disparities in
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African Americans suffer asthma more often and more severely than Caucasian patients. However, clinical trials that have shaped treatment guidelines have included few African Americans. A new report demonstrates a shortcoming of that history. Researchers at National Jewish Health and their colleagues around the nation in the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute’s AsthmaNet report
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In one of the largest autism studies, some questions regarding diagnostic accuracy have been raised. The first study of its kind by the researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) reveals that the most common screening tool used to detect autism spectrum disorder (ASD) among toddlers could be less than accurate. The study titled, “Accuracy
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A team led by Kobe University Professor Mamiko Ozaki (Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science) has become the first to identify the chemical makeup of the odors produced by newborn babies’ heads. The results shed more light on the olfactory importance of newborns’ heads in mother-baby and kin recognition. They also developed a non-invasive
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The Columbia team behind the revolutionary 3D SCAPE microscope announces today a new version of this high-speed imaging technology. In collaboration with scientists from around the world, they used SCAPE 2.0 to reveal previously unseen details of living creatures — from neurons firing inside a wriggling worm to the 3D dynamics of the beating heart
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Like with any other crazy or wild dream, one may dream of being pregnant whether they are or not. When it comes to pregnancy dream meanings, there are two different ways to evaluate the situation depending on whether the person
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Spotting in early pregnancy is common for many women and usually not a cause for concern. However, in some instances, it may occur as a symptom of a pregnancy complication. About a quarter of pregnant women experience bleeding during the first trimester. Although bleeding is a possible sign of early pregnancy loss, it does not
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A study by the University of Birmingham has shown that children who have experienced child abuse or neglect are four times more likely to develop serious mental illness such as psychoses, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Researchers studied GP records dating between 1995 and 2018 of 217,758 patients aged under 18 who had experienced, or were
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IN THIS ARTICLE A clean and dry mattress is essential for your baby to sleep well. But if your little one wets the mattress too often, then maintaining it becomes difficult. Also, you may not want to keep your baby in a diaper for long hours. So, how do you ensure that your infant sleeps
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Researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found cellular triggers within the immune cells that could be controlled in order to kill dormant HIV-1 reservoirs in individuals with HIV-1. This is a breakthrough in understanding of the cellular mechanisms controlling HIV multiplication within the body say the researchers adding that
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