Month: June 2021

With the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic showing signs of a third wave, many researchers are exploring the long-term consequences of severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection in children. While this infection is typically asymptomatic and fleeting in this age group, some reports have come in of long COVID in children, with
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Meghan Markle incorporated some meaningful gems in her new children’s book, “The Bench.”  The Duchess of Sussex spoke to NPR over the weekend about some of the “Easter eggs” and nuggets she and award-winning illustrator Christian Robinson planted within the pages, including a nod to the royal’s late mother-in-law, Princess Diana.  “If people start digging, I
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image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Flying with an energetic toddler on a long flight could give several concerns to parents. You may wonder about various attributes of flying, from the security check to ways to keep the toddler occupied during the flight. Apart from prepping the child, you may also learn the various rules about
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Image: Shutterstock Those sleep-deprived nights and endless breastfeeding sessions, motherhood is surely a tough job. But, in the end, watching your precious little one sleep peacefully is perhaps the highlight of your day. A sleeping baby is not only cute but also gives you a sense of peace and tranquility. Here are a few sleeping
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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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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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