Every 20 hours, an Australian child is born with cerebral palsy (CP), a neurodevelopmental disability that affects their motor movements, such as the ability to walk, run and maintain balance. New sport to give children with cerebral palsy the chance to run independently | 7NEWSPlay Video Credit: University of South Australia A lifelong condition with
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A recent study found that the drug tranexamic acid has minimal impact in controlling blood loss in severely injured trauma patients at the standard doses given, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The drug, also called TXA, is routinely given at many hospitals across the U.S. to critically injured
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It’s no secret that most grandmas are absolutely bananas about their grandbabies. Now one psychologist is showing us exactly what happens inside grandmothers’ brains when their grandkids are near—and it’s fascinating. James Rilling, lead author and professor in Emory’s Department of Anthropology and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University, scanned the brains
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A study currently available on the medRxiv* preprint server has demonstrated that the incidence and mortality rates of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the US can be significantly reduced at the population level by increasing vaccinate rates from 40% to 80%. An increased vaccination rate has a protective effect on the entire population, not just
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Weill Cornell Medicine has received a $1.27 million grant from the United States Department of Defense (DoD) to develop treatment for a rare but devastating eye condition largely affecting military personnel who suffer traumatic eye injuries in combat. Under the three-year grant, investigators will test the safety and effectiveness of two newly developed antibodies to
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Image: Shutterstock Being outdoors can be such a joyous feeling. A breath of fresh air, some fun toys or activities, and a little mess can keep children engaged and entertained for a long time. Moreover, outdoor play can help children improve their learning skills, promote sound sleep, aid in developing better social relationships, and grow
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‘Tis the season for giving and receiving. But isn’t it nice when you can find a holiday gift that does a little something extra? From providing meals to supporting girls in developing countries, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite gifts that give back this holiday season. 1. Hand Knit Dolls Photo: Cuddle+Kind Each doll
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE A sleeping baby is the new happy hour. To enjoy this happy hour, parents need to ensure babies have a safe and sound sleeping environment. The American Academy of Pediatrics highly recommends having a safe sleep environment for babies. A bassinet can come in handy to put your newborn to
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Did you know that cavities are contagious, and that to promote cavity prevention it’s important not to spread the bacteria that causes them? In this video, Dr. Emily Hahn provides tips on how to avoid spreading cavity-causing bacteria to your child’s mouth. Also, she goes over other ways to prevent children’s cavities and encourage your
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Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland, the University of Exeter, and the University of Bristol carried out the study using data from one of the world’s most extensive ongoing prospective birth cohort studies – the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC). Atherosclerotic traits referred to as arterial stiffness seem to independently cause
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Researchers have compiled the most comprehensive road map of the protein composition of human lungs, providing a clearer picture of the healthy development of this essential organ that made terrestrial life possible. The study, led by scientists at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, describes how thousands of molecules are modulated in a
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