Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Mobile phones and tablets are not meant for babies. But let’s admit that these gadgets come in handy to distract a distraught baby. And in case you have some important work and, your baby needs company, a good baby app can keep them engaged for a while. So, if you
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Thought LeadersDr. Justin WagnerPediatric SurgeonUCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital In this interview, News-Medical speaks to Dr. Justin Wagner about Robin, the social companion robot, and how it is improving children’s hospital experiences. Please can you introduce your work and tell us about what led you to carry out this study? Robin is a social companion robot
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Image: Shutterstock Your teen’s bedroom can reveal a lot about their personality. Thus, the room must reflect their true nature and complement their personality. Furthermore, its style should be easily adaptable to accommodate your teen’s changing needs as they grow. Do these seem like a huge task? Bid goodbye to your worries as we share
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Image: Shutterstock Old is gold. Sometimes, friendships made during childhood last a lifetime. Not only do friendships make our lives fun, but they also help reduces stress (1). While some children gel with others and make new friends instantly, others might need a little help.To help your adorable little munchkin find their new best friend,
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A sleep consultant explains why some of the things you read Googling at 3 a.m. aren’t true. When we finally spilled the beans to friends and family that we were pregnant, we were flooded with obligatory Facebook messages and texts from well-wishers. “Congratulations!” they said. “We’re so excited for you!” Then two of my well-meaning
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Thought LeadersDr. Usha SethuramanProfessor of PediatricsCentral Michigan University In this interview, News-Medical speaks to Dr. Usha Sethuraman about her research into COVID-19 and how saliva could be used to help predict COVID-19 severity in children. The COVID-19 pandemic has received a great deal of scientific and medical attention since the start of last year. What
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Toddlers are actively learning and seeking to know more about their environment. While some parents believe that children should not have screen time at all and stick to conventional play, there are many useful apps that are not just fun for your toddler but have educational value too. With regulated
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Image: iStock Autumn or fall season makes everything around you so pretty. Falling leaves, chirping birds, harvests, festivities, and the smell of autumn breeze make you want to cuddle and get cozy in your room. Fall is also the time for celebrating Halloween and Thanksgiving. While your child may be excited to play trick-or-treating, there
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Experts at the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) are calling attention to a crisis in sex education, specifically the continued creation and endorsement of abstinence-only curricula being taught across the U.S. The commentary in the Journal of Adolescent Health is a response to the Medical Institute for Sexual Health’s recently released K-12 Standards
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Armed with a novel strategy they developed for bolstering the body’s immune response, scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have successfully suppressed HIV infections in mice-;offering a path to a functional cure for HIV and other chronic viral infections. Their findings were published today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. The research involved proteins
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If you are a plant lover and love spending hours in your garden, we have many backyard ideas that will surprise you this time. Use these tips to decorate your garden and make a magical space full of beautiful colors and smells. Don’t miss these plant hacks and flower ideas and decide to decorate your
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Image: Shutterstock Toddlers are fascinated by colors and easily identify everything around them if it’s colorful. Once they start to crawl, nothing can stop them from exploring the world. At this stage, you may introduce colors with the help of props, puzzles, toys, crayons, or other colorful objects lying around your home. Another interesting method
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A multidisciplinary national research team led by University of Utah Health scientists has launched a comprehensive review and analysis of data collected about COVID-19 in hopes of improving the nation’s ability to predict, detect, and respond to future pandemics. The project is funded by a three-year, $4.9 million contract with the Centers for Disease Control
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