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April 26, 2015

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April 26, 2015

Apr. 22, 2015 — The size of the neonatal skull is large relative to the dimensions of the birth canal in the female pelvis. This is the reason why childbirth is slower and more difficult in humans than in most other ... read more

Apr. 21, 2015 — The brains of babies 'light up' in a very similar way to adults when exposed to the same painful stimulus, a pioneering brain scanning study has discovered. It suggests that babies ... read more

Apr. 15, 2015 — While recent reports question whether fish oil supplements support heart health, scientists have found that the fatty acids they contain are vitally important to the developing brain. Neurobiologists ... read more

Infants Born Prematurely: Routes to Better Outcomes

Apr. 15, 2015 — Routes to better outcomes for infants born prematurely have been identified by researchers through two recent studies. Eleven percent of all births worldwide occur before 37 weeks of pregnancy and ... read more

Apr. 15, 2015 — In a small study, researchers found that DNA from the sperm of men whose children had early signs of autism shows distinct patterns of regulatory tags that could contribute to the condition. Autism ... read more

Apr. 14, 2015 — Among a group of more than 320,000 children, intrauterine exposure to gestational diabetes mellitus diagnosed by 26 weeks' gestation was associated with risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), ... read more

Mystery of Rett Timing Explained in MeCP2 Binding

Apr. 13, 2015 — Scientists have puzzled over the fact that infants with the postnatal neurodevelopmental disorder Rett syndrome show symptoms of the disorder from one to two years after birth. Now they unravel the ... read more

Babies Exposed to Narcotic Pain Relievers More Likely to Experience Withdrawal

Apr. 13, 2015 — Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), a drug withdrawal syndrome in infants following birth, has historically been associated with illicit drug use among pregnant women. But a study shows that pregnant ... read more

Gene Therapy Superior to Half-Matched Transplant for 'Bubble Boy Disease'

Apr. 13, 2015 — Children with 'bubble boy disease' who undergo gene therapy have fewer infections and hospitalizations than those receiving stem cells from a partially matched donor, new research suggests. ... read more

Is the Length of Work Careers Determined in Utero?

Apr. 13, 2015 — Low weight at birth increased the risk of disability pension among men, reveals a new study. Around 20% of the cohort members born in 1934–44 retired on a disability pension between 1971 and ... read more

Serious Life Events in Childhood Can Triple Risk of Developing Type 1 Diabetes

Apr. 9, 2015 — Serious life events in childhood, such as death or illness in the family, divorce/separation, a new child or adult in the family, and conflicts in the family, can triple the risk of subsequently ... read more

Apr. 9, 2015 — A gene, which is not active in some mothers, produces a breast milk sugar that influences the development of the community of gut bacteria in her infant, researchers have discovered. The researchers ... read more

Apr. 9, 2015 — Scientists use stem cells derived from amniotic fluid to promote the growth of robust, functional blood vessels in healing hydrogels. The researchers combined versatile amniotic stem cells with ... read more

Apr. 8, 2015 — Humans carry an average of one to two mutations per person that can cause severe genetic disorders or prenatal death when two copies of the same mutation are inherited, according to new estimates. ... read more

Molecular Trigger Found for Schizophrenia-Like Behaviors, Brain Changes

Apr. 7, 2015 — A molecule in the brain that triggers schizophrenia-like behaviors, brain changes and global gene expression in an animal model has been discovered by researchers. The research gives scientists new ... read more

Gene Variant, Environment Can Boost Severity of Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Apr. 7, 2015 — A particular genetic mutation combined with an urban environment increases the risk of severe disease in children infected with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), an international team of ... read more

New Study Questions Role of Breast Milk in Obesity Prevention

Apr. 7, 2015 — A new study supports human milk as the optimal first food for babies, but the study raises questions about whether breast milk protects children from becoming ... read more

Apr. 6, 2015 — Cocaine-specific disruptions have been seen in a part of the brain circuitry thought to play an important role in arousal regulation, a new study of newborns with prenatal drug exposure finds. ... read more

Apr. 6, 2015 — Researchers are developing a touch-free system that monitors patients' vital signs via video while compensating for skin tone, lighting and ... read more

Cow Milk Is Added to Some Breast Milk, Sold to Parents Online, Study Finds

Apr. 6, 2015 — A study on the safety of human breast milk bought over the Internet found that 10 percent of samples contained added cow's milk. The discovery that purchased samples of human milk may be ... read more

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