While many parents and caregivers involved in the child welfare system suffered trauma as children, new research suggests that those with substance misuse issues as adults may have had particularly difficult childhoods. The study found that scores assessing childhood trauma exposure among adults with substance misuse issues were 24% higher than previous estimates for other
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine has received a five-year, $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the Rose F. Kennedy Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (RFK IDDRC), which has been at the forefront of research on normal and abnormal brain development for more than 50 years. The funding will
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Over the course of the pandemic, researchers nationwide noticed differences in COVID-19 disease between children and adults. While risk factors for hospitalization and poor outcomes are well documented in adults, less is known about the clinical factors associated with COVID disease severity in children. In an effort to aid mitigation strategies for children who are
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The initial period of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic did not seriously affect children partly due to their relative isolation from sources of infection via school closures. However, the delta variant of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) that is currently spreading has affected children more than that initial period. Study: The
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Epigenetic aging — derived from the molecular mechanisms governing gene regulation — could serve as a promising biomarker for measuring long-term cardiovascular health and disease risk, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in the journal Circulation Research. Epigenetic aging represents a novel measure of biological age — or how old the body is physiologically,
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Patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are three times more likely to die from COVID-19 than the general population. Their heightened risk is due to a variety of causes: pre-existing health conditions, such as respiratory problems or obesity; increased likelihood of living in group homes, taking shared transportation, and being exposed to people outside
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An important new article published in the Clinical Medicine Journal discusses pregnancy complicated with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This article provides an overview of what is currently known about this condition and current recommendations. COVID-19, which is caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), first emerged in Wuhan, China at the end
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CUTE AND EASY HAIRTYLES FOR GIRLS Today we prepared for you a truckload of amazing life hacks on making creative hairstyles for girls. These hairstyles are really easy to make, and the cool news for you is that you can choose whatever you like – comfy, funny, or romantic and lovely. Choose your favorite hairstyle,
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Researchers in the United States have warned that as of July 15th this year (2021), the level of population immunity against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) – the agent that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) – may still have been insufficient to contain infection outbreaks and safely return to pre-pandemic social behavior. As
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Image: Shutterstock The last names of royalty and noble families are easily recognizable. Many royal families have their history and lineages well-documented. They are often held in admiration and veneration by the general public. Members of the royal families often hold celebrity-like status in the region or even globally. We all know about the Windsors,
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Hospitalized COVID-19 patients are substantially more likely to harbor autoantibodies -;antibodies directed at their own tissues or at substances their immune cells secrete into the blood -; than people without COVID-19, according to a new study. Autoantibodies can be early harbingers of full-blown autoimmune disease. If you get sick enough from COVID-19 to end up
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Particulate matter (PM) is a major component of air pollution that is increasingly associated with long-term consequences for the health and development of children. In a study recently published in Nature’s Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine, Natalie Johnson, PhD, associate professor at the Texas A&M University School of Public Health, and her co-authors synthesized the
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If you love crafts and want a new drawing challenge, stay to know the following 3D pen crafts. With this pen, you can do many things, for example, repair broken objects or create beautiful decorations that adapt to your taste and personal style. You can bring to reality all those ideas that they have in
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