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Although a doting mom cuddling and caressing her infant may not seem to have much in common with a rat mother, she does. Not only are there striking similarities between the brain and hormonal systems of rats and humans that ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
The International and American Associations for Dental Research have published two studies about dental caries in children. These articles, titled "Hypoplasia-Associated Severe Early Childhood Caries A Proposed Definition" ...
Dentistry Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new Ryerson University study has found that some preschoolers may perceive overweight children to be not as nice.
Overweight and Obesity Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
The offspring of women who were given micronutrient supplements (minerals needed in small quantities, such as iron, iodine and vitamin A) before they became pregnant had gene modifications at birth as well as when they were ...
Genetics Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Omega-3 fatty acids may have a role in preventing heart attack or strokes in adults who were small at birth, according to University of Sydney researchers.
Health Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Children in the U.S. whose activity choices, interests, and pretend play before age 11 fall outside those typically expressed by their biological sex face increased risk of being physically, psychologically, and sexually ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Babies still too small to speak know how to make jokes and form friendships, say researchers at an Australian university who have spent two years filming the behaviour of young children.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 18, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Further work carried out on mice suggests that this gene plays a part in motor network cross-over. Cross-over is a key factor in the transmission of brain signals, because it allows the right side of the brain to control ...
Genetics Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Programs that support parents during their child's early years hold promise for obesity prevention, according to a new study in the online February 6 issue of Pediatrics.
Health Feb 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Teaching children with autism to 'talk things through in their head' may help them to solve complex day-to-day tasks, which could increase the chances of independent, flexible living later in life, according to new research.
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Adults who participated in a high quality early childhood education program in the 1970s are still benefiting from their early experiences in a variety of ways, according to a new study.
Health Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Recent research has found striking links between psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia and certain types of international immigration. Now for the first time, a major study has found that immigrating in early childhood ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An attentive, nurturing mother may be able to help her children better resist the temptations of drug use later in life, according to a study in rats conducted by Duke University and the University of Adelaide in Australia.
Neuroscience Dec 06, 2011 | 3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A Kansas State University research group is jumping ahead to improve nutrition and physical activity among young children and prevent childhood obesity.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The tiny teeth of some of our toddlers are rotting and dental researchers at the University of Sydney are poised to start the second phase of a long-term study to find out why.
Dentistry Oct 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 1