Pediatrics (47 News)

Pregnant mice illuminate risk factors that could lead to autism

Sep 27, 2017 10:30 am
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A century ago, a largely forgotten, worldwide epidemic that would kill nearly a million people was beginning to take hold. Labelled as sleepy sickness...

'Shapeshifter' that regulates blood clotting is visually captured for the first time

Sep 18, 2017 6:00 pm
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We are normally born with a highly sophisticated array of molecules that act as "sentries," constantly scanning our bodies for injuries such...

Genetic Testing As First-Line Diagnostic Method for Seizures in Children

Sep 9, 2017 10:00 am
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A study published in JAMA Pediatrics supports the use of genetic testing, especially with sequencing, as first-line diagnostic method for young childr...

How Only Maternal Mitochondria is Passed Down to Offsprings?

Sep 5, 2017 1:00 pm
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San Diego (August 28, 2017)—Mammal embryos shed paternal mitochondria within days of fertilization, perhaps to ensure the offspring a healthy li...

The Gene That Make Children More Prone to Be Sick!

Aug 28, 2017 5:00 pm
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Researchers funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) have discovered mutations that worsen respiratory infections among children. Their ...

How Mother's Milk Protects the Baby from Invading Pathogens?

Aug 24, 2017 2:00 pm
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Mother's milk, which consists of a complex and continually changing blend of proteins, fats and sugars, helps protect babies against bacterial inf...

How Probiotics Have the Potential to Save Thousands of Newborns Lives!

Aug 21, 2017 5:00 pm
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If you're in desperate need for some good news, look no further. Scientists in the U.S. and India have found an inexpensive treatment that coul...

A Common Antimicrobial Agent Has Irreversible Effect on Embryos!

Aug 15, 2017 5:00 pm
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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have discovered that exposure to environmental levels of triclocarban (TCC), an antibacterial chemic...

High-Resolution 3D Imaging of Live Embryos

Aug 14, 2017 5:00 pm
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University of Illinois researchers have developed a way to produce 3-D images of live embryos in cattle that could help determine embryo viability bef...

Scientists Identify The Genetic Error Behind A Mysterious children's Neurological Disorder

Aug 7, 2017 10:00 am
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In a new study published today in The American Journal of Human Genetics, a multinational team of researchers describes, for the first time, the biolo...

New Study Shows the Vital Role of Vitamin D in Embryo Development

Jul 26, 2017 4:00 pm
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Vitamin D deficiency in expectant mothers during pregnancy has a negative effect on the social development and motor skills of pre-school age children...

Lossing a Father Affects the Children Down To Their Cells!

Jul 24, 2017 10:00 am
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The absence of a father -- due to incarceration, death, separation or divorce -- has adverse physical and behavioral consequences for a growing child....

Getting Clues on Babies' Brains From Diapers!

Jul 23, 2017 5:00 pm
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If you're the parent of an infant, diaper duty probably isn't your favorite part of the day. But you dutifully check the contents of each one ...

Protecting Infants from Zika Infection Using a Malaria Drug

Jul 18, 2017 3:00 pm
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Devastating consequences of Zika virus infection are suffered in the womb, where the virus can cause brain damage and sometimes death. Studying pre...

How The Uterus Mirrors the Mother's World to The Fetus

Jul 13, 2017 9:00 am
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A developing fetus bathes in a mixture of cellular secretions and proteins unique to its mother's uterus. Before fertilization, the pH of uterine ...

How Alcohol Exposure During Pregnancy Makes Babies More Susceptible to Alcoholism?

Jul 11, 2017 1:00 pm
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One of the many negative consequences when fetuses are exposed to alcohol in the womb is an increased risk for drug addiction later in life. Neuroscie...

Another Reasons Why Moms Should Avoid High Fat Food While Being Pregnant

Jul 10, 2017 5:01 pm
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Researchers have learned that slight modifications to the genome - epigenetic changes - can be caused by environmental influences, and can be passed d...

Stopping A Common Virus From Crossing The placental

Jul 10, 2017 12:00 pm
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Long before the Zika virus became a global fear, cytomegalovirus, or CMV, was commonly infecting developing fetuses and causing many of the same brain...

Another Reason To Ensure Children Get a Good Night Sleep

Jul 8, 2017 9:01 am
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A LACK of sleep doesn’t just turn children into a grumpy handful, it may also accelerate their cellular ageing – a process that could have...

How Paracetamol Negatively Affects Male Fetus Development?

Jul 3, 2017 5:00 pm
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Paracetamol during pregnancy can inhibit the development of 'male behavior' in mice. New research shows that it can reduce sex drive and aggre...


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