Month: October 2020

Do you looooove crafting and DIYs? Why else would you be here, right?! And are you always looking for new ways to create beautiful things? Oh, yes? Then let us tell you that you’re in the right place! Today we’re going to show you how to make the most incredible and creative DIY crafts. To
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE For any mother, seeing her baby sleep peacefully brings a sense of calm and relief. It is during this naptime that mothers usually examine their child’s physical health. While examining your child, if you ever notice them sleeping with their mouth open, it means they are breathing through their mouth,
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE “Kashmiriyat” refers to “Kashmiriness,” which is the medley of social and ethnonational consciousness and cultural values. It reflects in the beautiful Kashmiri names, too. In the “Paradise on Earth,” the names of girls and boys are generally coined to encapsulate the region’s rich heritage. Kashmiris come up with sweet and
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 30 2020 In 2007, UNC researchers published unexpected and surprising results from a study based on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of newborn brains. Twenty-six percent of the newborns in the study were found to have asymptomatic subdural hemorrhages, or bleeding in and around the brain. It was an unexpected finding
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE There are different organ systems in the body, and each has its own function. The reproductive system is responsible for reproduction, a natural process in which an offspring is born from its parents. Human beings reproduce through sexual reproduction, which involves male and female gametes. The female reproductive system is
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If you have a tween or teen who’s bored at home, you’ve likely heard them talk about playing the videogame Among Us with their friends online. It’s been available to play since 2018, but this year saw Among Us skyrocket to popularity as the COVID-19 pandemic forced people in lockdown to connect with friends online
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 29 2020 University Hospitals (UH) and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) announced today that UH Cleveland Medical Center has been selected as a clinical trial site for the Phase 3 global study of an investigational vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, sponsored by AstraZeneca. The trial is funded by the National Institute of
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 30 2020 Five research projects with exceptional promise to deliver new life-changing and health-altering therapies have received the inaugural Blavatnik Therapeutics Challenge Awards (BTCA) at Harvard Medical School. The projects, which target a diverse range of conditions–type 1 diabetes, asthma, frontotemporal dementia, deadly cancer-associated blood clots, and a rare congenital
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Toddlers continue to grow by a few inches and a few pounds each year of toddlerhood (1). Some toddlers may have a sudden increase in growth and often appear hungry during growth spurts since their bodies need extra energy. All healthy toddlers grow at a normal pace to achieve the
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Infantile spasms (IS) or West Syndrome is a type of epilepsy in babies. This disorder is rare and is considered a severe brain disorder or epileptic encephalopathy, which means an epilepsy disorder that damages the brain. The onset of infantile spasms is usually around four to six months of age
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Researchers in the UK have conducted a study showing that families and school staff support the use of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) mitigation measures in secondary schools as young people return to face-to-face education. The team’s study of attitudes towards mitigation measures among young people, parents, and school staff found that, although some participants expressed
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Motor skills play a major role in a baby’s development as they allow the infant to move independently. Rolling, crawling, standing, walking, running, jumping, and climbing fall under this category. Among these, standing is considered an important achievement since it forms the foundation for other vital motor skills, such as
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Your garden definitely shows what kind of person you are. Whether you prefer flowers or succulents, today we’ll show you the best and most amazing gardening DIYs! These ideas will definitely help you keep your garden looking beautiful and unique. First of all, we’ll show you one of the most helpful things any gardener can
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 29 2020 Since 2017, University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers Casey Morrow, Ph.D., and Hyunmin Koo, Ph.D., have used powerful genomic tools and supercomputers that analyze massive amounts of genetic data to identify individual strains within single species of the gut microbiome. This microbiome “fingerprint” method has helped show the
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Image: Shutterstock Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES), also called dietary protein enterocolitis, is a rare type of food allergy that affects the gastrointestinal tract. Its symptoms may take a few hours to occur after the consumption of triggering food. Babies and young children are more likely to develop FPIES, and the triggering food may vary
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