Month: February 2021

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Nulibry (fosdenopterin) for injection to reduce the risk of death due to Molybdenum Cofactor Deficiency Type A, a rare, genetic,  metabolic disorder that typically presents in the first few days of life, causing intractable seizures, brain injury and death. Today’s action marks the first FDA approval for
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Let’s face it. Parenting isn’t easy. Parenting without raising your voice seems even LESS easy. Don’t worry, we aren’t going to leave you hanging. Here are 8 simple and easy ways to get your child’s attention without raising your voice
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Norovirus is a virus that spreads through contaminated food and water, leading to severe gastroenteritis, which causes diarrhea and vomiting (1). The virus is known by several names, such as stomach bug, vomiting bug, or winter vomiting bug. The norovirus infection is commonly referred to as food poisoning or stomach
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Molecules called microRNAs (miRNAs) that are measurable in urine have been identified by researchers at Mount Sinai as predictors of both heart and kidney health in children without disease. The epidemiological study of Mexican children was published in February in the journal Epigenomics. For the first time, we measured in healthy children the associations between
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Extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants with moderate to large patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) may benefit from transcatheter PDA closure (TCPC) in the first four weeks of life, according to research published by Le Bonheur Cardiologist Ranjit Philip, MD, and Medical Director of Interventional Cardiac Imaging and Interventional Catheterization Laboratory Shyam Sathanandam, MD. Early PDA
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE You might have heard about the importance of breastfeeding from others, but only you can experience the true beauty of it when your baby latches onto your breast and starts to suckle. Breastfeeding is one of the most significant and emotional events of motherhood. It nourishes the baby and helps
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While the amazing regenerative power of the liver has been known since ancient times, the cells responsible for maintaining and replenishing the liver have remained a mystery. Now, research from the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) has identified the cells responsible for liver maintenance and regeneration while also pinpointing where they
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Medical researchers have long understood that a pregnant mother’s diet has a profound impact on her developing fetus’s immune system and that babies — especially those born prematurely — who are fed breast milk have a more robust ability to fight disease, suggesting that even after childbirth, a mother’s diet matters. However, the biological mechanisms
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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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Scientists at the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) have identified the specialized environment, known as a niche, in the bone marrow where new bone and immune cells are produced. The study, published in Nature, also shows that movement-induced stimulation is required for the maintenance of this niche, as well as the
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Let’s be honest. Kids are kids. They get into things, get sick, and then they get better. After going through this routine over and over parents learn to not sweat the small stuff and relax as they become more experienced with nursing their children through ailments. We never really think to ask ourselves if we
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Join the Play Pandemic Challenge → https://theparentingjunkie.com/challenge The Parenting Junkie ends time out and instead uses a peaceful parenting approach known as time in. This video will help you forget time out and practice time in parenting instead. Time in is a peaceful parenting alternative to a time out. This is not to be confused
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