Month: January 2021

Knowledge about health is a cornerstone in a child’s development of physical and psychosocial health. Since 2016, around 25,000 pupils in years 4-6 in 86 of Denmark’s municipalities have taken part in the project “11 for Health in Denmark”, an 11-week exercise and health education programme offered to all schools in a collaboration between the
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Breast milk jaundice is a type of neonatal jaundice associated with breast milk. The condition usually occurs due to substances in the breast milk that inhibit the body’s ability to breakdown bilirubin, leading to jaundice. Newborns usually develop breast milk jaundice after the first week of life. Read this post
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Simulation can be a viable way to quickly evaluate and refine new medical guidelines and educate hospital staff in new procedures, a recent study from UT Southwestern’s Department of Pediatrics shows. The findings, published recently in the journal Pediatric Quality and Safety and originally shaped around new COVID-19-related pediatric resuscitation procedures at UTSW and Children’s
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Childhood trauma could affect the trajectory of multiple sclerosis development and response to treatment in adulthood, a new study in mice found. Mice that had experienced stress when young were more likely to develop the autoimmune disorder and less likely to respond to a common treatment, researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign found. However,
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Flaxseeds or linseeds are among the richest natural sources of ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), an essential fatty acid. The seeds also contain dietary fiber and several functional compounds that improve long-term health. One can use flaxseeds whole, powdered, or in the form of cold-pressed flaxseed oil. Experts recommend regular consumption of
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2021 is in full swing and if you’ve thought about upgrading your living space, you aren’t alone. According to a survey of 2,000 homeowners by online interior design company Modsy, the pandemic made 60% of respondents realize their homes were disorganized, and 77% were so stressed by their at-home surroundings that they undertook their own
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New research from the University of Iowa and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center demonstrates that offspring can be protected from the effects of prenatal stress by administering a neuroprotective compound during pregnancy. Working in a mouse model, Rachel Schroeder, a student in the UI Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience, drew a connection between the work
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Potty training is a significant milestone in a child’s life. Usually, children aren’t fully trained for bowel movements until the age of three. However, it is normal for potty-trained children to experience potty training regression due to various reasons. Read this post to learn more about the signs that a
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE The moment your newborn arrives, your life changes. Everything seems so magical, from holding to cuddling them and feeling their soft skin. But what about calming down your baby when they get cranky and keep crying for hours? There are times when nothing seems to soothe your little one, even
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Hey friends! Are you up for a little magic? There’s nothing like a good magic trick to keep your mind engaged and entertained. Today we have a bunch of simple and easy magic tricks that anyone can do. All you need is a few materials, imagination, and a lot of practice. If you set your
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