A molecule identified by UCLA researchers helps maintain a healthy balance of cells in airway and lung tissue. If the compound, so far only studied in isolated human and mouse cells, has the same effect in people, it may lead to new drugs to treat or prevent lung cancer. “We think this could help us
Chicco’s Next2me side sleeping crib has been specifically designed to allow you and your baby to sleep next to each other without the need to share the same bed. The ease of attachment and assembly, plus the removable and washable lining make life easy, making the Next2me bedside crib the perfect addition to any nursery.
Due to Zika virus, more than 1,600 babies were born in Brazil with microcephaly, or abnormally small heads, from September 2015 through April 2016. The epidemic took health professionals by surprise because the virus had been known since 1947 and was not linked to birth defects. As scientists scrambled to figure out what was going
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!