The University of Chicago Medicine was part of a landmark clinical trial that led to approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of the first oral immunotherapy treatment for peanut allergy in children and teens. Peanuts are among the most common food allergies, affecting an estimated 1.6 million children in the United States, according
Image: Shutterstock Mushrooms are edible fungi with a unique nutritional profile. They have been a part of the human diet for centuries and are used actively for medicinal purposes too. However, not all species of mushrooms are safe to consume. Some of them like Amanita phalloides (Death cap) are poisonous, whereas Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric)
Measles is a common childhood illness but can cause more than a passing fever with rash. It could turn out to be a complicated and severe illness, warn doctors in a new paper published in February 2020 in the journal BMJ Case Reports. Measles Measles is a very contagious viral illness caused by a respiratory
A broken heart for Valentine’s Day sounds like the plot of a romantic comedy. But for Rebekah Holl, a literal broken heart was her reality on Feb. 14, 2019. Born with a rare defect called d-Transposition of the Great Arteries, she underwent open-heart surgery as an infant to correct the way blood circulates throughout her
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Tula Rashi is the seventh Zodiac sign in Vedic astrology. The sign is represented by a balancing scale, and it corresponds to the Libra zodiac sign of western astrology. Those born in Tula Rashi are recommended to have their names beginning with the sounds “Ra” or “Ta.” If you are
Strong, smart and exceeding the i-size safety standard, the new REBL plus 360° car seat with seriously secure enhancements, cleverly converts so that your little one can ride safer for longer rear facing allowing you to relax and enjoy the journey from birth all the way up to four years old (40-105cm).
Nestled into the woods of Northern Minnesota lies a dreamy and pristine resort. Grand View Lodge was established in 1916 and has become one of Minnesota’s most well-known resorts. Many families venture here every summer, making it a staple in their yearly vacations. But many do not know that before Grand View Lodge grew into
For some infants, a wet diaper is cause for an instant, vociferous demand to be changed, while other babies may be unfazed and happy to haul around the damp cargo for lengthy periods without complaint. But if worn too long, a wet diaper can cause painful rashes, and miserable babies — and parents. Now MIT
Most Tennessee infants exposed to hepatitis C at birth are not later tested to see if they acquired the virus, according to a study by researchers at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy. Over the past few years, hepatitis C virus rates among pregnant women, likely
Image: Shutterstock A picturesque European nation, Finland boasts of some interesting and unique surnames. Some of the Finnish surnames are ethnic, while others may have a toponymic, patronymic, or occupational origin. Many Finnish surnames also serve as ornamental or adopted surnames. List Of Common Finnish Surnames Or Last Names 1. Aalto The surname Aalto has
We talked to some parents at the MotherBaba, pushchair event and found out all about what makes or breaks a pushchair!
Some of the joys of childhood are going to school, participating in fun activities, and attending sporting events. However, a hectic pace can take a toll on a child. Here are some of the warning signs that indicate your child may be suffering from toxic stress and some preventative measures proven to be effective.
A new innovation makes it possible, for the first time, to quantitatively assess children’s spontaneous movement in the natural environment. Researchers have developed a smart jumpsuit, or a garment that accurately measures the spontaneous and voluntary movement of infants from the age of five months. Details on their motility help in assessing abnormal neurological development,
There is a strong link between the amount of fast food that pre-school age children consume and their likelihood of becoming overweight or obese, according to a new Dartmouth-led study, published in the journal Pediatric Obesity. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 25 percent of children between the ages of 2