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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

Researchers discover new link between a class of persistent pollutants and gut microbiome

Researchers discover new link between a class of persistent pollutants and gut microbiome

Sleep is also essential for artificial brains, shows study

Sleep is also essential for artificial brains, shows study

UM receives funding for research center dedicated to addressing public health challenges

UM receives funding for research center dedicated to addressing public health challenges

Maternal use of cosmetics containing parabens tied to child's future overweight

Maternal use of cosmetics containing parabens tied to child's future overweight

UTHealth receives $3 million grant to provide specialized training to infant and toddler teachers

UTHealth receives $3 million grant to provide specialized training to infant and toddler teachers

Missing a key protein in the brain can cause autism-like behaviors

Missing a key protein in the brain can cause autism-like behaviors

Screen time could be starting in infancy, says NIH study

Screen time could be starting in infancy, says NIH study

UTHealth receives $3.3 million to expand Developing Talkers literacy program

UTHealth receives $3.3 million to expand Developing Talkers literacy program

New collaboration aims to advance early childhood development

New collaboration aims to advance early childhood development

Study of young boys and girls finds no gender difference in brain function or math ability

Study of young boys and girls finds no gender difference in brain function or math ability

New York's first school-based health center improves vision for children

New York's first school-based health center improves vision for children

Genetic variants associated with adult obesity start playing a role during early childhood

Genetic variants associated with adult obesity start playing a role during early childhood

UV radiation exposure: Sun protection is important as athletes have elevated skin cancer risk

UV radiation exposure: Sun protection is important as athletes have elevated skin cancer risk