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Men and miscarraiges

Miscarriage from a man's perspective

A University of Missouri study exploring how men often use metaphors to discuss miscarriages finds couples need to 'co-cope' with the experience

by Staff Reporter

Dr. Roger Yazbek, Flinders University (IMAGE)

Baby step towards breath-testing for gut disorders

Trials to analyze digestion enzyme in children's breath

by Staff Reporter

Study suggests painkillers taken during pregnancy not a cause of asthma in kids (Image)

Study suggests painkillers taken during pregnancy is not a cause of asthma in kids

A study of almost 500,000 women indicates that taking paracetamol or other painkillers during pregnancy is not responsible for increasing the risk of asthma in children.

by Staff Reporter

Families and schools may play key roles in promoting adolescent self-confidence (Images)

Families and schools may play key roles in promoting adolescent self-confidence

Self-confidence is critical for teens as they prepare for the challenges of adulthood, and both families and schools may together play a vital role in boosting adolescents' confidence even in the face of difficulties with family, according to researchers.

by Staff Reporter

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The grassroots revolution making it normal for children to 'play out' again

In the 1970s and 80s it was normal for children to 'play out' on the street in British towns and cities. However, nowadays young people are far more likely to spend their time indoors, inactive and isolated.

by Staff Reporter

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50 is the new 40 for safe childbirth, according to Ben-Gurion U. researchers

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Soroka University Medical Center researchers have determined that it is as safe to give birth after age 50 as age 40 without endangering the mother or the baby.

by Staff Reporter

A Girl Vaping

Fake warnings on e-cigarette ads distract kids from truth

Study finds advertising strategy stuck with boys

by Staff Reporter

Retirement

Financial illiteracy and irrational thinking are causing a dangerous shortfall in retirement savings

The majority of people in Western countries fail to plan sufficiently for retirement, and most will face large social security expenditures to support aging populations as life expectancy increases, according to Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers.

by Staff Reporter

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Singing for science: How the arts can help students who struggle most

Incorporating the arts--rapping, dancing, drawing--into science lessons can help low-achieving students retain more knowledge and possibly help students of all ability levels be more creative in their learning, finds a new study by Johns Hopkins University.

by Staff Reporter

Catrine Tudor-Locke, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Walking for health benefits just got easier to track

In an ongoing study exploring walking for health across the adult lifespan, University of Massachusetts Amherst kinesiology researchers found that walking cadence is a reliable measure of exercise intensity and set simple steps-per-minute guidelines for moderate and vigorous intensity.

by Staff Reporter

Karen Fratantoni, M.D., M.P.H., a Children's pediatrician and the lead study author.

Depression among parents of newborns can persist 6 months after NICU discharge

Young parents who have less education and care for more than one child are more likely to have persistent symptoms of depression that linger six months after their newborn is discharged from the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), according to a Children's National Health System research。

by Staff Reporter

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Legal system may lead many UK parents abroad to find a surrogate

As more and more parents travel overseas to find a surrogate, a new study published in Human Fertility is the first to compare the experiences of those who carry out surrogacy in the UK with those who go abroad. The research highlights important problems faced by parents, which could influence UK surrogacy law.

by Staff Reporter

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Parents, kids actually agree about confidential medical care

When it comes to preventive care and confidential medical services, parents and their adolescent children actually agree with each other. They both believe that preventive care is important, that adolescents should be provided with opportunities to speak with their doctor one-on-one, and that some services should be confidential.

by Staff Reporter

Scientists identify new genetic causes linked to abnormal pregnancies and miscarriages

Scientists identify new genetic causes linked to abnormal pregnancies and miscarriages

Scientists identify new genetic causes linked to abnormal pregnancies and miscarriages

by Staff Reporter

Stress over fussy eating prompts parents to pressure or reward at mealtime

Study: Stress over fussy eating prompts parents to pressure or reward at mealtime

Stress over fussy eating prompts parents to pressure or reward at mealtime

by Staff Reporter

breast feeding

Breastfeeding in Germany from a scientific viewpoint

Is breastfeeding really better? The intense debate on this question has been going on for decades -- and is often controversial and emotionally discussed. Breastfeeding is more than just babies' nutrition. It is associated with physical and psychological changes in both mother and child.

by Staff Reporter

Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Burnham

Arie Luyendyk Jr. Says His Fiancée Lauren Burnham Has A 'Bun In The Oven'

Arie Luyendyk Jr. once again jokes about his fiancée Lauren Burnham being pregnant on social media. 'The Bachelor' alum shared a video of a bun in the oven.

by Tanya Diente

Arkansas Dad Shares Heartbreaking Photo Of Son Saying Goodbye To His Sister Dying Of Cancer

Arkansas Dad Shares Heartbreaking Photo Of Son Saying Goodbye To His Sister Dying Of Cancer

Matt Sooter shared a photo of his 6-year-old son saying goodbye to his 4-year-old sister hours before she died. The little girl succumbed to death after battling the rare brain cancer called diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG).

by Tanya Diente

Vans And Marvel Team Up To Make The Perfect Superhero Shoes For Your Kids

Vans And Marvel Team Up To Make The Perfect Superhero Shoes For Your Kids

Vans And Marvel have teamed up to create shoes inspired by Marvel comic book and movie characters. These include Hulk, Spider-Man, Thor, Iron Man, and Baby Groot.

by Tanya Diente

Girl Dies After She Was Forgotten In Truck: Another Reminder That Hot Car Deaths Really Do Happen

Girl Dies After She Was Forgotten In Truck: Another Reminder That Hot Car Deaths Really Do Happen

A 1-year-old from Nashville, Tennessee, died after her father mistakenly left her in the back of his pickup truck for hours while he was out on a business trip. The child was in the hot car for 10 hours.

by Tanya Diente

 Day Care Tapes Shoes On Child, And The Mom Is Furious (And Rightfully So)

Day Care Tapes Shoes On Child, And The Mom Is Furious (And Rightfully So)

Jessica Hayes from Elkin, North Carolina expressed her disbelief at the treatment her 17-month-old daughter received at the Pleasant Hill Day Care. To her horror, she saw her daughter's shoes taped on her feet and around her ankles.

by Tanya Diente

Boyzone's Keith Duffy Has A Daughter With Autism

Boyzone Dad Keith Duffy Opens Up About Daughter With Autism, Tells Parents 'Stop Mourning' [VIDEOS]

Keith Duffy's daughter was diagnosed with autism at 18 months and she's now 17-years-old who recently earned her Junior Certificate.

by Amanda Moore

 Gisele Bundchen's Plant-Based Diet For Her Kids

Gisele Bundchen Encourages Her Kids To Eat Mostly Plant-Based Food — Here's Why

Gisele Bundchen learned the other benefits of a plant-based diet from an environmentalist friend.

by Amanda Moore

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