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Family planning a major environmental impact

... legacy and greenhouse gas impact of an extra child is almost 20 times more important than some of ... The average long-term carbon impact of a child born in the U.S. along with all of its descendants is more than 160 times the impact of a child born in Bangladesh. "In discussions about ...

Cost-effective measures could stop child pneumonia deaths

... could be cost-effective and significantly reduce child mortality from pneumonia, according to a study ... that these strategies combined could reduce total child mortality by 17 percent and could reduce ... schools, assessed economic aspects of existing child interventions and identified the most efficient ...

Late motherhood boosts family lifespan

... after age 50 than women who did not deliver a child after age 40. That confirmed earlier studies. But ... with younger mothers, women who had their last child between ages 42 and 44 were 6 percent less likely ... year past age 50, and women who had their last child at age 44 or older were 17 percent less likely ...

Annual Michael & Susan Dell lectureship in child health

... third annual Michael & Susan Dell Lectureship in child Health at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the ... is committed to bringing national leaders on child health and obesity prevention to Texas. Past ... core program is the Coordinated Approach To child Health program (CATCH). CATCH is a Texas ...

Low levels of vitamin B12 may increase risk for neural tube defects

... B12 levels had 5 times the risk of having a child with a neural tube defect compared to women with ... can greatly reduce a woman's chances of having a child with a neural tube defect. Folic acid is the ... the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of child Health and Human Development and the National ...

Study examining role of genetics and environment in type 1 diabetes

... data about what kind of milk or formula the child gets. "There is a ton of information we are ... an instructions on what to do to keep their child from developing the disease. TEDDY started ... combinations for any one gene in a child. A child with one or both of the two high-risk genes along ...

Nutritional supplementation program helps prevent weight loss among children in African country

... weight is from the median [midpoint] weight of a child of the same height in a reference group) is ... in a region with traditionally high levels of child malnutrition and evaluated the effectiveness of a ... provided in a program context have an effect on child nutritional status and, more importantly, the ...

Attitudes towards assisted reproduction and preimplantation genetic diagnosis

... and 10 totally acceptable) so a couple with a child suffering some genetic disease can select embryos ... defective gene and conceive a healthy, compatible child that can help cure its brother or sister (mean ... of the use of sperm banks to conceive a child by assisted reproduction techniques is also ...

In just 5 years, gene discovery to clinical trial of potential treatment

... who is both a scientist and the mother of a child with HGPS. In addition to describing this ... HGPS is estimated to affect about one child in 4 million. At birth, children with the disease ... skin, and loss of body fat. A 10-year-old child with HGPS typically looks like an 80-year-old ...

A spoonful of sugar?

... a breakdown in communication or preventing the child from raising any concerns they might have. ... enough. There are so many different reasons why a child might choose not to take their medication. One ... Community Paediatrician and Senior Lecturer in child Health at The University of Leicester, said: "We ...

CSHL scientists discover a new way in which epigenetic information is inherited

... evolved ways to transmit immunity from mother to child via the secretion of antibodies," he says, ... the effect on fertility doesn't just impact the child alone, but also the next generation. Because the ... mother's experience might get communicated to the child is through variations in the populations of small ...

Hairspray is linked to common genital birth defect, says study

... with a 36 percent reduced risk of bearing a child with the condition. The UK Department of Health ... successful, any surgery will be traumatic for the child and his parents. It is encouraging that our study ... supplements in pregnancy may reduce the risk of a child being born with the condition. Further research ...

In child care, relationships with caregivers key to children's stress levels

... stress hormone cortisol in children in full-day child care. Cortisol, the primary stress hormone in ... has found that many preschoolers in full-day child care have increases in cortisol from morning to ... appears in the November/December 2008 issue of child Development . The study looked at 191 ...

Previous abortions and exercise: Do they affect pregnancy?

... that use data from the Norwegian Mother and child Cohort Study (MoBa). The new results from ... For women who have previously given birth to a child the risk is approximately halved. It is unknown ... and risk of convulsions in the mother. The child risks poor growth and development because of ...

Unusual use of toys in infancy a clue to later autism

... infants from families who had either an older child diagnosed with autism or an older child developing typically. To approximate the ... diagnosis of autism. "The earlier you treat a child for autism, the more of an impact you can have on ...

NARSAD announces 2008 Prizes for Outstanding Achievement in Research on Mental Health Disorders

... M.D., of King's College London, a leader in child psychiatry in Europe, whose groundbreaking ... the Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research; Eric J. ... of the Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research, heads ...

Brown University and Women & Infants Hospital expand national children's study to Bristol County

... research project aimed at improving child health. The National Institute of child Health and Human Development (NICHD), one of the ... exposures and pregnancy and birth outcomes, child development, and medical conditions. Preliminary ...

Parents shape whether their children learn to eat fruits and vegetables

... designed around nutrition, such as teaching the child the names and colors of various fruits and vegetables and having the child select a variety of fruits and vegetables for ... the School of Medicine as a professor. "To keep a child from becoming overweight, parents need to expose ...

Embryo biopsy does not affect early growth and risk of congenital malformations in PGD/PGS babies

... rates. Two PGD/PGS children, one ICSI child and two SC children had major malformations. In the PGD/PGS group, one child suffered from a ventricular septum defect (a heart problem) and another child had hemivertebrae with gibbus (a malformation of ...

Should embryos with a hereditary disorder be transferred if no unaffected embryos are available?

... they may reason that if a non-affected, healthy child is not what they can get, they will also be happy with, and good parents for, a child with a condition they at first intended to avoid. ... or sperm, or adoption. "The welfare of the child is closely connected to the classical indication ...

Newborn vitamin A reduces infant mortality

... RD, the George G. Graham Professor in Infant and child Nutrition at the Bloomberg School of Public ... A deficiency dramatically increased the risk of child mortality. Sommer, along with West and colleagues ... that a single dose of vitamin A could reduce child mortality by 34 percent. The control of vitamin A ...

Mechanism and function of humor identified by new evolutionary theory

... function in fundamental patterns for which a child has an innate facility. All that differs from one ... contribute to the cognitive development of the child or are simply a record of the evolution of the ... as well as temporal elements until, finally, the child begins to grapple with the patterns involved in ...

AMBER Alert Safety Centers to Provide Child Safety Precautions at the New Jersey State Fair at the Meadowlands

... announced today that the Company will provide child safety precautions at the upcoming New Jersey ... next to Fair Security. In the event a child goes missing at the Fair, parents need ... to take advantage of enrolling their child into the free AMBER Ready Program while ...

National scientific meeting on child mental health at Kentucky

... service and dissemination of information about child abuse and trauma. The two-day program will ... known about the environment/brain interactions in child development. His treatment approaches take into ... interaction. CSVAC houses the child and Adolescent Trauma Treatment Institute and is ...

Negligent, attentive mouse mothers show biological differences

... MADISON - In mice, child neglect is a product of both nature and nurture, ... dopamine. As a possible model for human child neglect, these mice offer a valuable opportunity ... has been suggested by others that some aspects of child neglect in humans could result from a lack of ...

Fewer babies born after Caesarean delivery

... who have a Caesarean delivery for their first child go on to have fewer children than women who give ... studies; that women who give birth to their first child by Caesarean section less frequently have child number two and three than women who give birth in ...

Dolphin 'therapy' a dangerous fad, Emory researchers warn

... rationale for a technique that, at best, makes a child feel good in the short run, but could put the child at risk of harm." The Emory scientists have ... parents who are willing to try anything to help a child with a disability. Many people are under the ...

200 journals join in theme issues on poverty and human development

... Health (HSPH) researchers. In "Improving child Survival Through Environmental and Nutritional ... out to determine (1) whether programs to improve child nutrition and provide clean water, sanitation and ... Goals, could also impact the MDG of reducing child mortality and (2) how the benefits of those ...

NARSAD presents 2007 prizes for outstanding achievement in neuroscience and psychiatric research

... Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research: James F. Leckman, M.D., is the Neison Harris Professor of child Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Psychology and Pediatrics ... serves as the director of research for the Yale child Study Center. Dr. Leckman is widely recognized as ...

Thousands of starving children could be restored to health with peanut butter program

... study appeared in the July issue of Maternal and child Nutrition. The research team, including Manary, ... in hospitals. However, a severely malnourished child would have to eat about 25 spoonfuls of porridge ... success the project brings to each malnourished child in terms of nutritional rehabilitation, I think ...

Can happiness be inherited?

... way that specific genes are expressed in the germ cells, and hence how a child develops. In his article in the latest issue of Bioscience Hypotheses ... course, that parental behavior affects children, and that the genes that a child gets from its parents help shape that child's character." said Dr. Halabe ...

truTV and Cox Offer Free Digital Fingerprinting to Help Prevent Crimes Against Children

... of network marketing and operations, TNS. "Cox is proud to bring this child safety program to Hampton Roads. Children are very vulnerable and it is ... thousands of children since the program's initiation in 2002. Each child receives an 8 x 10 printout with photo, fingerprints, and personal ...

truTV and Cox Offer Free Digital Fingerprinting to Help Prevent Crimes Against Children

... of network marketing and operations, TNS. "Cox is proud to bring this child safety program to Hampton Roads. Children are very vulnerable and it is ... thousands of children since the program's initiation in 2002. Each child receives an 8 x 10 printout with photo, fingerprints, and personal ...

Latest research on children's issues featured at SRCD meeting

... researchers attending the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in child Development (SRCD) in Denver, April 2-4, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency Denver ... experts to present and hear the latest transdisciplinary research in child development. Because SRCD holds its meeting once every two years, it ...

A recipe for dog bite injuries: Kids, dogs and warm weather

... BUFFALO, N.Y. -- If you and your child are romping in the park or enjoying a stroll on a warm spring day and a ... "It's very useful to know the specifics: Was the dog provoked and was the child supervised adequately?" Health care providers should collect as much ...

Cleft lip and palate: Genes more important than thought?

... clefts to form. Both environmental influences which have an impact on the child in the womb and genetic factors contribute to the deformity. However, the ... 'Without this genetic factor on chromosome 8, the probability of a child in our population of getting clefts would be significantly less than 1 in ...

The 'clean plate club' may turn children into overeaters

... "We found that the more controlling the parents were about telling their child to clean their plate, the more likely the kids, especially the boys, were ... parents provide moderate portions of a variety of foods, encouraging the child to at least try all of the foods, and let them decide whether they want ...

Results of the third school nutrition dietary assessment study published

... children's dietary behaviors at school and outside of school and child overweight/obesity. SNDA-III was based on a nationally representative ... school environment and dietary behaviors on children's weight status and child obesity. The Supplement closes with a summary of the findings and policy ...

The Evolution of Human Aggression: Feb. 25-27 conference

... human aggression will be addressed at this conference: warfare, homicide, child abuse and domestic violence. We encourage public attendance because an ... Club, Fort Douglas Panel discussion, Domestic Violence, focusing on child abuse. Panelists include keynoters Daly and Wilson, who will discuss the ...

Research exposes the risk to infants from the chemicals used in liquid medicines

... medical care. The study led by Dr Hitesh Pandya, Senior Lecturer in child Health in the Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation at the ... in very small babies, worries their parents may have about involving their child in drug trials and drug manufacturer's reluctance to tackle the problem. ...
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