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Specific genetic variant linked to early-onset childhood epilepsy discovered

Specific genetic variant linked to early-onset childhood epilepsy discovered

Parental methods to help toddlers sleep are related to the development of a child's temperament

Parental methods to help toddlers sleep are related to the development of a child's temperament

Babies born below the 25th percentile for birthweight have higher risk of developmental difficulties

Babies born below the 25th percentile for birthweight have higher risk of developmental difficulties

Acetaminophen use during pregnancy associated with sleep, attention problems in children

Acetaminophen use during pregnancy associated with sleep, attention problems in children

Excessive smartphone use may lead to early puberty

Excessive smartphone use may lead to early puberty

Are pesticides affecting childhood growth in low-income countries?

Are pesticides affecting childhood growth in low-income countries?

Researchers use Viking poop to genetically map one of the oldest human parasites

Researchers use Viking poop to genetically map one of the oldest human parasites

Iodine deficiency may be making a comeback due to changing eating habits in Canadian communities

Iodine deficiency may be making a comeback due to changing eating habits in Canadian communities

Researchers highlight the extent to which NAFLD and diabetes jointly occur worldwide

Researchers highlight the extent to which NAFLD and diabetes jointly occur worldwide

Optimizing the treatment of epilepsy patients

Optimizing the treatment of epilepsy patients

Maternal anemia during pregnancy may increase risk of childhood anemia

Maternal anemia during pregnancy may increase risk of childhood anemia

Labs with no one to run them: Why public health workers are fleeing the field

Labs with no one to run them: Why public health workers are fleeing the field

CHLA investigators receive NIH funding to lead study on healthy brain development

CHLA investigators receive NIH funding to lead study on healthy brain development

Optic nerve activity may trigger the formation of vision-harming tumors in children

Optic nerve activity may trigger the formation of vision-harming tumors in children

New discovery offers hope for improving treatments for tuberculosis

New discovery offers hope for improving treatments for tuberculosis

World Health Day 2021: The humanitarians building a fairer world

World Health Day 2021: The humanitarians building a fairer world

Eight hallmarks of environmental exposures that contribute to disease

Eight hallmarks of environmental exposures that contribute to disease

Extreme rainfall associated with climate change in Amazonia causes adverse birth outcomes

Extreme rainfall associated with climate change in Amazonia causes adverse birth outcomes

RIT researcher validates popular tool for measuring child feeding practices

RIT researcher validates popular tool for measuring child feeding practices

WHO and partners urge countries to strengthen childcare

WHO and partners urge countries to strengthen childcare