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July 31, 2015

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July 31, 2015

Continued Domestic Abuse Facilitated by Post-Separation Contact, Study Shows

July 23, 2015 — Contact between children and fathers following parental separation facilitates the continued abuse of women and children, according to new research focusing on the experiences of families with a ... read more

Medical Odyssey of an Undiagnosed Child

July 21, 2015 — For parents of children with ADNP-related autism syndrome, the mystery surrounding their infants' suffering can be even more agonizing than the syndrome itself, which has no known cure. Recent ... read more

Autism, ADHD Run High in Children of Chemically Intolerant Mothers

July 20, 2015 — Mothers with chemical intolerances are two to three times more likely than other women to have a child with a autism spectrum disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to ... read more

What Are the Causes and Effects of Increased Gaming in Adolescent Girls and Boys?

July 17, 2015 — Technological innovations, multiple genres, online gaming and mobile apps have led gaming to become big business. Call of Duty Black Ops sold 1.4 million copies and registered 2.6 million Xbox Live ... read more

Toddlers Who Chill in Front of TV Are at Later Risk of Being Victimized by Classmates

July 17, 2015 — For young children, the number of hours spent watching TV at the age of 29 months correlates to the likelihood he'll be bullied in sixth ... read more

Born an Addict: Clues from Umbilical Cords

July 16, 2015 — Every baby born that enters this world, arrives with an umbilical cord in tow. For those babies born addicted to drugs, that umbilical cord is now a key connection -- a hard to hide clue -- for ... read more

July 16, 2015 — For those who believe that birth order influences traits like personality and intelligence, a study of 377,000 high school students offers some good news: Yes, the study found, first-borns do have ... read more

Dads' Parenting of Children With Autism Improves Moms' Mental Health

July 14, 2015 — Fathers who read to, care for children with autism at 9 months reduce mothers' levels of depression and stress when children reach age ... read more

Family Support More Important Than Pre-School Care in Securing Children's Wellbeing

July 14, 2015 — The government needs to focus as much on supporting deprived and disadvantaged families as it does on increasing the number of hours of free pre-school care if it is to secure the best outcomes for ... read more

Baby's First Stool Can Alert Doctors to Future Cognitive Issues

July 13, 2015 — A newborn's first stool can signal the child may struggle with persistent cognitive problems. In particular, high levels of fatty acid ethyl esters found in the meconium (a newborn's first ... read more

July 9, 2015 — Children start to recognize 'achievement pride' at age 4 and 5. This is a great age for parents to help them set and achieve goals.It's also an important developmental stage for ... read more

July 9, 2015 — Screening method can reduce false-positive hearing results, reducing need for extensive followup tests, family stress, researchers say. In their study, audiologists used high-frequency tympanometry ... read more

Prenatal Cocaine Exposure Linked to Adolescents Engaging in Sex by Age 15

July 9, 2015 — Since 1994, researchers have studied mothers -- some who used cocaine while pregnant and others who did not -- to understand how the drug affected their children's cognitive and social ... read more

Call for Breastfeeding Guidance for Babies With Down's Syndrome

July 9, 2015 — Despite compelling evidence about the benefits of breastfeeding, little is known about the breastfeeding experiences of mothers of infants with Down's syndrome. In the UK, clinical commissioning ... read more

Childhood Stress Fuels Weight Gain in Women

July 7, 2015 — When it comes to weight gain for women, childhood stress appears to be a bigger culprit than stress during adulthood, finds an American national study. Interestingly, though, neither childhood nor ... read more

Predicting Happiness of Couples Raising Children With Autism

July 7, 2015 — To understand what helps moms and dads of children with autism spectrum disorder strengthen their bond, researchers are examining the individual factors that predict relationship satisfaction for ... read more

REM Sleep Critical for Young Brain Development; Medication Interferes

July 3, 2015 — Rapid eye movement or REM sleep actively converts waking experiences into lasting memories and abilities in young brains, reports a new study. The finding broadens the understanding of ... read more

Health Information Causing New Moms Anxiety

July 2, 2015 — Pregnancy and motherhood are both wonderful and worrisome times -- could public health campaigns and social stereotypes be contributing to anxiety for mothers? Researchers suggest that perinatal ... read more

Simple Classroom Measures May Reduce the Impact of ADHD

July 1, 2015 — A systematic review has concluded that non-drug interventions in schools may be effective in improving outcomes such as performance in standardized tests for children with ADHD. However, the research ... read more

July 1, 2015 — Premature babies are at an increased risk for developing autism spectrum disorder. But a small study indicates that preemies who avoid eye contact in early infancy are less likely to demonstrate ... read more

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