A preclinical study led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center shows an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) targeting surface protein MT1-MMP can act as a guided missile in eradicating osteosarcoma tumor cells without damaging normal tissues. This technology, using precision therapy targeting of cell-surface proteins through a Bicycle toxin conjugate (BTC), shows
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Babies have a dynamic appetite that keeps changing as they grow and develop. Some days they may eat well, while other days, they may refuse to eat. It is called an appetite slump in babies. Although appetite slumps among babies aren’t uncommon, knowing the precise cause ensures that they stay
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Do reward jars really work? Rob from Smarter Parenting tries out the reward jars. Find out what works and what doesn’t with reward marble jars. Download the reward and consequence jar here: https://www.smarterparenting.com/resources/marble-jar-reward-tracker/ Using the marble reward jar is only the beginning of learning how to effectively give positive rewards, and effective consequences. Learn how
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Image: shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Babies discover several new attributes of their surroundings and bodies. It is not uncommon for babies to pull their ears when they realize those flappy protrusions on the sides of the head can be pulled. While most reasons behind babies pulling ears are benign, it may also be due to
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Children may not be as infectious in spreading SARS-CoV-2 to others as previously thought, according to new University of Manitoba-led research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Our findings have important public health and clinical implications. If younger children are less capable of transmitting infectious virus, daycare, in-person school and cautious extracurricular activities may be
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Image: shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Babies may have their first bath 24 hours after their birth. While most babies grow used to bathing and enjoy it, some may consistently dislike it to the point that it becomes difficult to bathe the baby. Switching to sponge baths could be a temporary solution, but you will have
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Plants are nature’s best creation. Most life forms on this planet depend on plants directly or indirectly. Naming your child with this nature’s best gift is inspirational. They have numerous qualities that inspire you to give your baby a plant name. The best part of plant names for babies is
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As the current pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues, the pace of research on a vaccine to the virus responsible, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has been intense, leading to the accelerated release of several vaccines candidates. A new study, released on the medRxiv* preprint server, shows the correlation between serum
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