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Language skills are essential to a child’s ability to communicate and develop. These skills enable children to engage with other people and learn from their surroundings and in the classroom.
Higher hospital-wide use of antibiotics linked to more C. difficile infections

Higher hospital-wide use of antibiotics linked to more C. difficile infections

Medical students conduct psychiatric interviews in virtual space

Medical students conduct psychiatric interviews in virtual space

Study highlights link between fine motor skills and later language development in children with autism

Study highlights link between fine motor skills and later language development in children with autism

Novel protein biomarker can help improve dementia risk prediction

Novel protein biomarker can help improve dementia risk prediction

Analytik launches benchtop TD-NMR systems for fast, non-invasive measurements

Analytik launches benchtop TD-NMR systems for fast, non-invasive measurements

Associations between sounds and shapes depend on early visual experiences

Associations between sounds and shapes depend on early visual experiences

Treating high blood pressure may slow cognitive decline

Treating high blood pressure may slow cognitive decline

Speech difficulties in five-year-old internationally adopted children with cleft palate

Speech difficulties in five-year-old internationally adopted children with cleft palate

South African study finds link between low language ability and depression in young people

South African study finds link between low language ability and depression in young people

Lefthandedness genes change the way the brain develops

Lefthandedness genes change the way the brain develops

Elder brothers impact language skills of their younger siblings

Elder brothers impact language skills of their younger siblings

Language skills of all children can benefit from exposure to more speech from caregivers

Language skills of all children can benefit from exposure to more speech from caregivers

Rutgers studies find link between poor oral health and cognitive decline, perceived stress

Rutgers studies find link between poor oral health and cognitive decline, perceived stress

New Xploro app helps reduce procedural anxiety in children

New Xploro app helps reduce procedural anxiety in children

How to get bargain dentistry and a vacation to boot

How to get bargain dentistry and a vacation to boot

Unique Victorian databank on childhood hearing loss to go global

Unique Victorian databank on childhood hearing loss to go global

Monolinguals living in a linguistically diverse environment have an edge in language learning

Monolinguals living in a linguistically diverse environment have an edge in language learning

We still don't understand the full impact of prenatal opioid exposure on childhood development

We still don't understand the full impact of prenatal opioid exposure on childhood development

Study illuminates how pregnant women of color experience disempowerment by health care providers

Study illuminates how pregnant women of color experience disempowerment by health care providers

Exposure to pesticides in the womb linked to changes in brain activity in adolescents

Exposure to pesticides in the womb linked to changes in brain activity in adolescents