Most biology textbooks explain that the fetal immune system is largely undeveloped and that it learns after being exposed to the world at birth. New research from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh challenges that paradigm, and provides the first comprehensive look at the immune system of the
Rotavirus infection may play a role in the development of type 1 diabetes, according to a front matter article published October 10 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens by Leonard C. Harrison of the University of Melbourne in Australia, and colleagues. Rotavirus remains the major cause of infantile gastroenteritis worldwide, although the advent of vaccination
Photo: iStockphoto Death can be a tricky thing to navigate. For my two kids, then one and two and a half, the loss of their grandfather, Bob, was the first major death close to them. Being so young, I didn’t feel either kid was old enough to grasp the concept of death, so we decided
Photo: Getty Images The semi-familiar alarm sounded through my headphones as I rushed for the train on Tuesday afternoon, along with many others who were also, no doubt, trying to get home to their kids. Just the first ring of its invasive siren sent my heart plummeting to my feet, now stopped in their tracks.
Researchers at National Jewish Health and the University of Iowa have identified a compound in human breast milk that fights infections by harmful bacteria while allowing beneficial bacteria to thrive. Human breast milk has more than 200 times the amount of glycerol monolaurate (GML) than is found in cows’ milk. Infant formula has none. GML
A vaccine for the common and sometimes deadly RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) has been elusive, but scientists say a new discovery puts them much closer to success. A new study from The Ohio State University provides a potential blueprint for finding the immunological sweet spot – a vaccine weak enough that it doesn’t make people
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Our Playroom Tour – 3 Play Zones Every Kid Needs The Parenting Junkie will walk you through how to design a play space. You’ll get a playroom tour, more specifically a minimalist playroom tour. Throughout the minimalist inspired playroom tour you’ll see the 3 play zones kids need, including the messy zone, quiet zone, and
St. Louis Children’s Hospital performs “ouchless” IV starts for children. Watch this video to see how our child lifestyle specialists use an iPad and distraction techniques to help make IV insertion a less stressful experience for kids. Learn about our ouchless emergency care by visiting http://www.stlouischildrens.org/our-services/emergency-medicine/ouchless-emergency-care. Learn more about St. Louis Children’s Hospital – Find
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LOVELY AND MAGICAL ART IDEAS Art is very beneficial for child development. Painting helps to relax, get rid of stress, concentrate, and last but not the least, it helps to develop fine motor skills and creativity. Today, we collected the best and the most fascinating art ideas for kids. I think you should try them
Photo: Courtesy of bogs 1. Neo-Classic NWKids’ Winter Boots If you love BOGS, you’ll love this new, lighter iteration of the popular pull-on boots. Fully waterproof and ready for play, kids can put these on themselves and go. BOGS Neo-Classic NWKids’ Winter Boots, $100, bogsfootwear.ca Photo: Courtesy of Olang 2. Olang Star Nero A thick, grippy sole
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What is ODD? Oppositional defiant disorder, also known as ODD, is a pattern of angry/irritable mood, argumentative/defiant behavior, or vindictiveness lasting at least six months. ODD is different than Conduct Disorder is that children with ODD are not aggressive towards, people, animals, or property, and they do not show a proclivity towards theft or deceit.
Surgery can mend congenital heart defects shortly after birth, but those babies will carry a higher risk of heart failure throughout the rest of their lives. Yet, according to a Science Translational Medicine study published today by UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh researchers, β-blockers could supplement surgery to regenerate infant heart muscle and mitigate the
The perineum is the area between the genitals and the anus. There are many different possible causes of pain in this part of the body. Perineal pain can affect people of both sexes. In males, the perineum sits just behind the scrotum and extends to the anus. In females, the perineum begins at the front
As 5G wireless technology is slowly making its way across the globe, many government agencies and organizations advise that there is no reason to be alarmed about the effects of radiofrequency waves on our health. But some experts strongly disagree. Why do some people believe that 5G technology may harm our health? The term 5G
African-American and other ethnically diverse mothers know the value of a good night’s sleep, but they and their young children are at risk for developing sleep problems if they live in urban poverty, a Rutgers study finds. The study, published in the Journal of Pediatric Health Care, looked at the sleeping patterns of 32 women