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Research opens possibility of developing single-dose gene therapy for inherited arrhythmias

Research opens possibility of developing single-dose gene therapy for inherited arrhythmias

New network for children and youth with special health care needs seeks to improve systems of care

New network for children and youth with special health care needs seeks to improve systems of care

Food allergy caused by absence of beneficial bacteria in the gut

Food allergy caused by absence of beneficial bacteria in the gut

Study offers new clues to autism's underlying biology

Study offers new clues to autism's underlying biology

Tetrodotoxin found in pufferfish can provide potent pain relief when given properly

Tetrodotoxin found in pufferfish can provide potent pain relief when given properly

Doing more harm than good: Scientists uncover harmful effects of dietary supplements

Doing more harm than good: Scientists uncover harmful effects of dietary supplements

Dietary supplements associated with increased risk for severe medical events in children, young adults

Dietary supplements associated with increased risk for severe medical events in children, young adults

Children with long-term obesity have increased arterial stiffness by their late teens

Children with long-term obesity have increased arterial stiffness by their late teens

Cyberbullying associated with poor sleep and depression in teens

Cyberbullying associated with poor sleep and depression in teens

Study: Child and adolescent health improved but maternal mortality worsened in the U.S.

Study: Child and adolescent health improved but maternal mortality worsened in the U.S.

New intervention improves healthy behavior among South African adolescents, study finds

New intervention improves healthy behavior among South African adolescents, study finds

EEG of infants whose mothers has high stress levels show distinct pattern of brain activity

EEG of infants whose mothers has high stress levels show distinct pattern of brain activity

Common drug may lead to obesity in offspring

Common drug may lead to obesity in offspring

Marijuana use has dropped among most teens after legalization

Marijuana use has dropped among most teens after legalization

A call for more comprehensive research models to study different aspects of puberty

A call for more comprehensive research models to study different aspects of puberty

Global study highlights growing inequality in adolescent health

Global study highlights growing inequality in adolescent health

Study tracks drinking habits of new parents

Study tracks drinking habits of new parents

New screening tool more likely to identify sexual and labor exploitation of youth

New screening tool more likely to identify sexual and labor exploitation of youth

Rapid weight gain in early childhood affects heart health in adolescence

Rapid weight gain in early childhood affects heart health in adolescence

Study may lead to a greater understanding of the mechanisms behind neuropathic pain

Study may lead to a greater understanding of the mechanisms behind neuropathic pain