Many people who are skeptical about vaccinating their children can be convinced to do so, but only if the argument is presented in a certain way, a team of psychologists from UCLA and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign reported today. The research appears in the online early edition of
Picky eating among children is a common but burdensome problem that can result in poor nutrition for kids, family conflict, and frustrated parents. Although many families see capricho para comer as a phase, a new study from Duke Medicine finds moderate and severe picky eating often coincides with serious childhood
PHILADELPHIA — The importance of a diet rich in fish oils – now a billion dollar food-supplement industry — has been debated for over half a century. A few large clinical trials have supported the idea that fish oils confer therapeutic benefits to patients with cardiovascular disease. Researchers think that
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (July 29, 2015) — In a way, trying to repair age-related heart damage and trying to fight cancer are opposite problems. Your heart cells’ ability to regenerate themselves and proliferate into new, young cells degrades as you get older. They simply lose their proficiency at cell division.
Hepatitis B infections are among the most common infectious diseases worldwide. The disease can become chronic, and is one of the most important causes of severe diseases such as liver cancer. In the scope of an international study funded by the World Health Organization, scientists from the Helmholtz Centre for
Researchers led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have developed new diagnostic criteria to enable clinicians to distinguish malignant cancerous chest cavity masses from those caused by fungal histoplasmosis infection.Scientists’ analysis of the symptoms, laboratory tests and CT scans of patients with such “mediastinal” masses offers the potential for
Wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of severe vision loss in older individuals. AMD and other serious chronic eye problems that affect younger individuals result when fluid accumulates abnormally under or within the retina. A new study published in The American Journal of Pathology shows for the
Taking antibiotics may increase the risk that a child will develop juvenile arthritis, according to a study from Rutgers University, University of Pennsylvania and Nemours A.I. duPont Hospital for Children published today in Pediatrics. Researchers found that children who were prescribed antibiotics had twice the risk of developing juvenile arthritis