Month: August 2022

With the school year kicking into high gear once again, you’re going to be pretty busy rushing to pick-up and chauffeuring your kid to all their extracurricular activities. If you don’t have time to prepare all the cute Pinterest-worthy snacks you envisioned for your little ones, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered with these healthy
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With the school year kicking into high gear once again, you’re going to be pretty busy rushing to pick-up and chauffeuring your kid to all their extracurricular activities. If you don’t have time to prepare all the cute Pinterest-worthy snacks you envisioned for your little ones, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered with these healthy
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HOLIDAY DECORATIONS FOR YOUR HOME Christmas is just a few weeks away and we cannot wait to get started on the festivities! We know that the holidays are all about celebrating with loved ones, so what better way to show you know how to throw a party than to decorate your home with all of
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In a recent Current Biology journal study, researchers elucidate the neuro-metabolic mechanisms responsible for cognitive fatigue that occurs following extended and intense working hours.  Study: A neuro-metabolic account of why daylong cognitive work alters the control of economic decisions. Image Credit: Ilya Lukichev / Shutterstock.com Background Related Stories Cognitive function describes the ability to perform objective
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A new study published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience is the first to identify an optimal Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) treatment regimen for older adults with treatment-resistant depression, according to researchers at Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research and the Deanna and Sidney Wolk Center for Memory Health at Hebrew SeniorLife. A
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In a recent study published in Pediatrics, researchers assessed the prevalence of neurologic complications in children hospitalized with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Study: COVID-19 and Acute Neurologic Complications in Children. Image Credit: jeep5d/Shutterstock Background More than 13 million COVID-19 cases in adolescents and children have been reported in the United States by April 2022. Recent
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Do pediatric kidney transplant patients have better long-term outcomes when their kidney comes from living, biologically unrelated donors compared to deceased donors? A new UC Davis Health study finds that they do. The study reviewed data from the Organ Procurement & Transplantation Network database from Jan. 1, 2001 to Sept. 30, 2021. Researchers compared the
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Thought LeadersDr. Linda KahnAssistant Professor, Environmental PediatricsNew York University Grossman School of Medicine With PFAS being commonly found in households worldwide, what are the health and economic impacts of these forever chemicals? In this interview, we speak to Dr. Linda Kahn to find out more! Please could you introduce yourself and tell us what inspired
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Pinworms are nothing to get bummed out about—they’re surprisingly common and easy to treat. Five-year-old Ellie had been asleep for just 20 minutes when she awoke in a panic. “She was writhing and uncomfortable,” says her mom, Celena Gowan, who soothed her daughter back to sleep. When Ellie awoke a second time complaining that “her
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The developmental origins of health and disease (DOHaD) hypothesis describes how fetal growth influences the long-term health of an adult. Over the past several years, epidemiological studies have identified many factors that affect fetal growth, which, in turn, contribute to individual differences in disease pathogenesis later in life. Experimental studies have also presented considerable evidence
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“Why don’t you just breastfeed?” It’s a sentiment that mothers have heard for decades. And it’s only gotten louder in recent months as the formula crisis churns on. In addition to re-igniting unnecessary breastfeeding vs. formula debates, this conversation does nothing to help moms navigate the postpartum experience, a time when so many are already
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