In Finland, every fifth mother was diagnosed with gestational diabetes in 2019. The condition increases the mother’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes in the future. However, the most significant consequence of gestational diabetes is fetal macrosomia, or excessive growth of the fetus. Macrosomia increases birth injuries for both the child and the mother, causes
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Image: Shutterstock Hannah, also spelled as Hana, Hanna, or Chana, finds its origins in the Hebrew name “Channah” meaning “grace” or “favor.” The modern spelling ‘Hannah’ comes from the Puritans of the 16th and 17th centuries. Hannah is a common female name, especially among Christians. The Biblical name from the Old Testament portrays Hannah as
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Summer’s around the corner, so you better be prepared to have summer fun! Find out how to make delicious popsicles with strawberries, rasberries, mint and lemon, homemade obstacle course for the whole family, colorful fan, super stylish beach bag out of bottles and much more! Get ready to have best summer ever! 😉 —————————————————————————————- 5-Minute
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An electroencephalogram (EEG) study of adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) identified a neural signal that may help explain the variation of how those with ASD perceive or understand the mental states of others (called “Theory of Mind”). Led by Matthew Lerner, PhD, of Stony Brook University, the study is published in Clinical Psychological Science.
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Uveitis is an inflammation of the eye and is a common extra-articular manifestation associated with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). It can cause vision-threatening complications, and if left uncontrolled may even lead to blindness. The majority of children develop uveitis within the first 2 years after arthritis symptom onset, but it can continue into adulthood. This
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According to a recent Finnish study, higher levels of moderate and vigorous physical activity can curb arterial stiffening already in childhood. However, sedentary time or aerobic fitness were not linked to arterial health. The results, based on the ongoing Physical Activity and Nutrition in Children (PANIC) Study conducted at the University of Eastern Finland, were
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Education Images via Getty Images Juneteenth is an annual holiday commemorating the freeing of the last enslaved people in 1865, and it has been celebrated since. But it just became federally recognized, after nationwide protests following the police killing of George Floyd last year. That means for many families — perhaps especially white families —
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Image: Shutterstock Elizabeth is a conservative name that speaks royalty and stays in trend. It is of Hebrew origin and means “God is my oath.” The reign of Queen Elizabeth I made the name famous and ensured its stability in the top names around the world. Over time, many parents have created their versions of
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As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic and the lack of clinically effective therapies well over a year after the pandemic was declared, attention is shifting to different ways of strengthening the immune system. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection considerably impacts the immune system through multiple inflammatory responses and a cytokine
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Minimalist Christmas Gifts (Gifting Experiences this Holiday Season) The Parenting Junkie talks about minimalist Christmas today! Today is Cyber Monday, which means consumerism and toys! But have you considered minimalist Christmas gifts? Minimalist Christmas gift ideas include experience gifts, minimalist toys, and non-toy Christmas gifts. Need ideas and inspiration for non-toy gift ideas, specifically non-toy
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