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New research shows adult neurogenesis does not persist in the human hippocampus

New research shows adult neurogenesis does not persist in the human hippocampus

Study finds correlation between perceived maternal stress and overweight children

Study finds correlation between perceived maternal stress and overweight children

Child psychiatrist available on call to help assess separated immigrant children

Child psychiatrist available on call to help assess separated immigrant children

1 in 5 immigrant children detained during ‘zero tolerance’ border policy are under 13

1 in 5 immigrant children detained during ‘zero tolerance’ border policy are under 13

Zinc and copper metabolism in baby teeth may help predict ASD risk

Zinc and copper metabolism in baby teeth may help predict ASD risk

State-level tobacco control policies likely influence e-cigarette use

State-level tobacco control policies likely influence e-cigarette use

Using digital devices before bed may contribute to sleep and nutrition problems in children

Using digital devices before bed may contribute to sleep and nutrition problems in children

Family, friends play key role in helping people with childhood-onset disabilities attain quality employment

Family, friends play key role in helping people with childhood-onset disabilities attain quality employment

Researchers develop smart phone application for changing infant’s sleep habits

Researchers develop smart phone application for changing infant’s sleep habits

Traumatic brain injuries in kids could be risk-factor for alcohol abuse in later life

Traumatic brain injuries in kids could be risk-factor for alcohol abuse in later life

Global multi-stakeholder partnerships improve health of women, children, and adolescents

Global multi-stakeholder partnerships improve health of women, children, and adolescents

Association found between the uptake of various elements during pregnancy and autism risk

Association found between the uptake of various elements during pregnancy and autism risk

Differences in uptake of toxins, nutritional elements during late pregnancy and early life linked to ASD risk

Differences in uptake of toxins, nutritional elements during late pregnancy and early life linked to ASD risk

Adolescent female offspring could be rescued from negative effects of poor maternal diet during pregnancy

Adolescent female offspring could be rescued from negative effects of poor maternal diet during pregnancy

Children exposed to early deprivation could experience mental health problems in early adulthood

Children exposed to early deprivation could experience mental health problems in early adulthood

Maternal multi-micronutrients, nurturing environment in early life foster childhood development

Maternal multi-micronutrients, nurturing environment in early life foster childhood development

UNICEF launches new campaign to stress importance of early childhood development

UNICEF launches new campaign to stress importance of early childhood development

Study examines how ApoE gene may function differently in infectious environment

Study examines how ApoE gene may function differently in infectious environment

Early touchscreen use may increase fine motor control in children

Early touchscreen use may increase fine motor control in children

Research underscores importance of increased global commitment to early childhood development

Research underscores importance of increased global commitment to early childhood development