Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Incidence of COVID-19 increased in children since September

The incidence of laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 increased since September among children, adolescents, and young children, according to research published in the Jan. 13 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy extends virus curbs, delays high school start

Italy on Tuesday postponed the return of high schools as part of new coronavirus restrictions, as a charity warned thousands of students were dropping out after months of distance learning.

Neuroscience

How childhood brain function and memory skills shape each other

In early childhood, memory skills predict the strength of future brain connections, and conversely, the strength of early brain connections predict future memory acuity. New research published in JNeurosci highlights the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

NYC again reopens schools to in-person learning

It's back to school again for some New York City schoolchildren, weeks after the schools were closed to in-person learning because of rising COVID-19 cases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Racial disparity seen in COVID-19 multisystem inflammatory syndrome

(HealthDay)—Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) occurs more often among Black and Hispanic children than White children, according to a research letter published online Nov. 30 in JAMA Network Open.

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