Health

Early-life mortality risk higher in ART-conceived children

(HealthDay)—Compared with children who are naturally conceived, children who are conceived via assisted reproductive techniques (ART) may be at increased risk for mortality during their first year of life, according to ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Young children find a parent's hug more calming than a stranger's

For infants as young as four months, a hug from a parent makes all the difference. A study appearing April 7 in the journal iScience examined heart rate responses in infants less than one year old during a hug and found that ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Infants prefer individuals who achieve their goals efficiently

From birth, we acquire information and learn through interacting with others; that is why it is so important to be able to identify the most suitable individuals to interact with. To interact with others, it is important ...

Pediatrics

Recommendations issued for pediatric abuse-related head trauma

(HealthDay)—In an American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement, published online March 23 in Pediatrics, recommendations are presented for pediatricians to manage abusive head trauma (AHT) in infants and children.

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