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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Vitamins are vital organic compounds that the body needs to grow and function properly. A well-balanced diet can provide all the vitamins children need. However, in some cases, the child may not receive adequate nutrients from the diet, or vitamin absorption in the body isn’t sufficient to meet the needs.
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE The World Health Organization (WHO) defines chiropractic as “a healthcare profession concerned with diagnosing, treating, and preventing disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on general health (1).” Chiropractic works on the premise that the human body is a neuromusculoskeletal system, and any disorder in one
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University of Minnesota Medical School researchers have developed two new rapid diagnostic tests for COVID-19 – one to detect COVID-19 variants and one to help differentiate with other illnesses that have COVID-19-like symptoms. The findings were recently published in the journal Bioengineering. Although many people are hopeful about COVID-19 vaccines, widespread vaccine distribution isn’t predicted
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Infantile scoliosis or infantile idiopathic scoliosis refers to an abnormal, side-to-side curving of the spine in children younger than three years. The spine curvature is considered abnormal when its angle is greater than 10 degrees. This painless condition develops during the intrauterine period or after birth. Infantile scoliosis is different
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Slight differences in clinical features can help physicians distinguish between two rare but similar forms of autoimmune brain inflammation in children, a new study by UT Southwestern scientists suggests. The findings, published online in Pediatric Neurology, could provide patients and their families with a better prognosis and the potential to target treatments specific to each
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University of Alberta researchers have found that limiting the amount of fat the body releases into the bloodstream from fat cells during heart failure could help improve outcomes for patients. In a recent study published in the American Journal of Physiology, Jason Dyck, professor of pediatrics in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and director
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Neonatal polycythemia is defined as either venous hematocrit or abnormally high hemoglobin levels above 65% and 22 g/dl, respectively. It is reported in 0.4% to 5% of healthy term neonates. The affected baby may not always show specific symptoms but occasionally have ruddy or dusky skin (1) (2). In this
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Organization is my love language. Even if it’s not yours, consider this: Home is the launchpad of our lives, and if yours is suffocating under the weight of stuff and disorder, your energy, brainpower and well-being are suffering the same fate. Even before Marie Kondo hit the scene, research revealed just how life-changing a tidy
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The British royal family is expanding in 2021. On Feb. 9, Princess Eugenie and her husband, Jack Brooksbank, welcomed their first child. Over the weekend, the couple announced their son’s name, August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, and shared two sweet family photos. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Princess Eugenie (@princesseugenie) Meanwhile, Prince
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A new study by an international team of researchers found that adults with Down syndrome are more likely to die from COVID-19 than the general population, supporting the need to prioritize vaccinating people with the genetic disorder. Investigators found that adults with Down syndrome were roughly three times more likely to die from COVID-19 than
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COVID-19 infection in pregnancy is not associated with stillbirth or early neonatal death, according to a new study. However the research, from over 4000 pregnant women with suspected or confirmed COVID-19, also found women who had a positive test were more likely to have a premature birth. The research, led by scientists from Imperial College
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