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Newswise: Parents of adults with epilepsy: Caregiving without a net

Article ID: 721037

Parents of adults with epilepsy: Caregiving without a net

International League Against Epilepsy

When an adult child is diagnosed with epilepsy, their parents face a wide array of social, emotional and financial issues, often with very little support. Striking a balance between caring for their child and allowing independence can be difficult and frustrating.

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21-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Off a Cliff, Without a Parachute: Parents Left in the Cold When It Comes to Kids with Autism
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    21-Oct-2019 1:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 720982

Off a Cliff, Without a Parachute: Parents Left in the Cold When It Comes to Kids with Autism

University of South Australia

First-line health professionals must vastly improve their communication and engagement with parents if they are to help address the growing prevalence of autism among children, say researchers from the University of South Australia.

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20-Oct-2019 1:00 AM EDT

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Article ID: 720883

Deaf Infants’ Gaze Behavior More Advanced Than That of Hearing Infants

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Deaf infants who have been exposed to American Sign Language are better at following an adult’s gaze than their hearing peers, supporting the idea that social-cognitive development is sensitive to different kinds of life experiences.

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16-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    14-Oct-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 720662

Researchers Discover Potential Therapy to Treat Detrimental Effects of Marijuana in Pre-Adolescent Individuals Exposed to THC in Womb

University of Maryland Medical Center

A University of Maryland School of Medicine study using a preclinical animal model suggests that prenatal exposure to THC, the psychoactive component of cannabis, makes the brain’s dopamine neurons (an integral component of the reward system) hyperactive and increases sensitivity to the behavioral effects of THC during pre-adolescence.

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13-Oct-2019 11:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Heavier birth weight linked to childhood allergies

Article ID: 720669

Heavier birth weight linked to childhood allergies

University of Adelaide

New research shows that the more a baby weighs at birth relative to its gestational age the higher the risk they will suffer from childhood food allergy or eczema, although not hay fever.

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14-Oct-2019 3:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 720422

Ethnically Diverse Mothers, Children Living in Poverty at Risk for Sleep Problems

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Researchers said strategies to reduce stress, electronic device and increased daily exercise may improve mothers’ sleep, while providing them with information about healthy sleep requirements, such as regular and early structured bedtimes, may improve sleep for their children.

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9-Oct-2019 6:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 719597

Teens Sleep 43 More Minutes Per Night After Combo of Two Treatments

Stanford University

Teenagers got 43 more minutes of sleep a night after a four-week intervention that reset their body clocks and helped them go to bed earlier, a study from the Stanford University School of Medicine has shown.

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25-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Racism a Factor in Asthma Control for Young African American Children
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    17-Sep-2019 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 718889

Racism a Factor in Asthma Control for Young African American Children

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows an association between African American parents/guardians who have experienced the chronic stress associated with exposure to racism and poor asthma control in their young children.

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12-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718945

Female Athletes Seek Specialty Care for Concussion Later than Males, Potentially Contributing to Longer Recovery

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Female athletes seek specialty medical treatment later than male athletes for sports-related concussions (SRC), and this delay may cause them to experience more symptoms and longer recoveries. The study raises the question of whether, in youth and high school sports, inequities in medical and athletic trainer coverage on the sidelines are contributing to delayed identification and specialized treatment of concussion for female athletes, leading to more symptoms and longer recovery trajectories.

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16-Sep-2019 12:00 PM EDT
Newswise: Two Studies Show Promise, Safety of Proton Therapy in the Brain in Children with Cancer
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    12-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 718795

Two Studies Show Promise, Safety of Proton Therapy in the Brain in Children with Cancer

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

From improving outcomes in children with brain cancer to lowering the risk of damage to the brainstem in children with central nervous system tumors, a pair of new studies published today add to the growing body of research showing the potential benefits of proton therapy.

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11-Sep-2019 9:30 AM EDT

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