Month: October 2020

Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Banana is a carbohydrate-rich, all-season fruit with several varieties available in different sizes and colors (1). It is common for parents to feed ripe bananas to babies due to the fruit’s sweet taste, soft texture, and easy digestibility. Besides, they offer essential nutrients and bioactive compounds that could provide health
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 27 2020 Research from Saint Louis University finds that high fat or “ketogenic” diets could completely prevent, or even reverse heart failure caused by a metabolic process. The research team, led by Kyle S. McCommis, Ph.D., assistant professor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at SLU, looked at a metabolic process
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This article may include advertisements, paid product features, affiliate links and other forms of sponsorship. Bringing your newborn home is one of the most exciting and scary times as a new parent. Will I ever get to sleep again?  How do I get my baby to sleep longer at night? Learning how to swaddle your
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 27 2020 Findings from a new study conducted by a team of researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and published in the journal Preventive Medicine Reports, show that involving pediatric practices in the promotion of private well water testing can influence parental compliance. More than 43 million people living
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Let your little ones kick off the winter the right way in these stylish boots. Snowball season is almost here! Keep your kid’s toes nice and toasty this year with some high performance boots, which are just as warm as they are stylish. Here are 20 of our favourite winter boots for kids. 1. The
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Join the Play Pandemic Challenge → https://theparentingjunkie.com/challenge Dr. Laura Markham Handles a Tantrum (Role Play!) The Parenting Junkie and Dr Laura Markham of ahaparenting team up for a tantrum role play! In this video you’ll see an example of how a 3 year old tantrums and how to handle a 3 year old tantrum. Dr.
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Researchers at Simon Fraser University in Canada have warned that within the school setting, even small differences in individuals’ contribution, their environment, and their activities to the transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) result in highly variable sizes of transmission clusters. SARS-CoV-2 is the virus responsible for the current coronavirus disease 2019
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Some of the joys of childhood are going to school, participating in fun activities, and attending sporting events. However, a hectic pace can take a toll on a child. Here are some of the warning signs that indicate your child may be suffering from toxic stress and some preventative measures proven to be effective. Subscribe
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 22 2020 The Alzheimer’s Biomarkers Consortium – Down Syndrome (ABC-DS), a multi-institution research team, co-led by members from the University of California, Irvine, has been awarded an unprecedented five-year, $109 million grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to expand research on the biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease in adults
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St. Louis Children’s Hospital patient Laila Anderson inspired us all in her battle against a rare disease. As her fight continues, her story is being told like never before in this 30-minute documentary that recounts her difficult diagnosis, challenging treatment and inspiring recovery – all of which became forever linked to the St. Louis Blues’
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 22 2020 Jeffery Dusek, PhD, Director of Research at University Hospitals (UH) Connor Integrative Health Network and Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at Case Western Reserve University, and colleagues were recently awarded a 3-year, $2+ million grant from the National Center of Complementary and
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 23 2020 The results of a new clinical trial, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, show that dexamethasone- a glucocorticoid used to treat many conditions, including rheumatic problems and severe COVID-19- can boost survival of premature babies when given to pregnant women at risk of preterm birth
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