Baby Formula Shortage Questions? We’ve got answers!

Baby Formula Shortage Questions? We’ve got answers!

For parents of newborns, a common question is why is it so hard to find baby formula? Families all over the United States have been urgently looking in their supermarkets for formula products, which have been disrupted by supply chain issues. So if you can’t access formula in your area, what do you do? Our…

Prenatal choline supplementation makes essential nutrient
available for fetal development

Prenatal choline supplementation makes essential nutrient available for fetal development

The nutrient choline – shown to have long-term benefits for children whose mothers consume it during pregnancy – also helps the body more efficiently use an omega 3 fatty acid that is essential for fetal brain, cognition and vision development, a new study finds. The study was published May 16 in the American Journal of…

Should children be vaccinated against COVID-19?

Should children be vaccinated against COVID-19?

A new Pediatric Respiratory Reviews study conducted in Israel examines issues surrounding children between the ages of five and 11 who are eligible for vaccination against the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Herein, the researchers offer a detailed overview of factors that could influence the decision to take or abstain from vaccination. Study: Covid-19…

Effectiveness of Acceptance Commitment Therapy for autistic
individuals has been investigated

Effectiveness of Acceptance Commitment Therapy for autistic individuals has been investigated

A doctoral thesis at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has investigated whether Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) can be used for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The results show that the treatment can be carried out in both a school environment and in psychiatric outpatient care and can have an effect on, among other things, perceived stress….

Researchers show the feasibility of a comprehensive
sequencing approach in pediatric and young adult cancers

Researchers show the feasibility of a comprehensive sequencing approach in pediatric and young adult cancers

New findings from researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) and published today in the journal Nature Communications report the results of using a comprehensive sequencing approach on 114 pediatric, adolescent, and young adult patients with solid tumors. The researchers found that their approach identified at least one additional cancer-associated oncogenic variant in 54%…

Low-income families more likely to be affected by baby
formula shortages

Low-income families more likely to be affected by baby formula shortages

Supply chain issues, recalls and inflation are making it nearly impossible for families to find infant formula on store shelves, with some states reporting more than 50% of products sold out. Kate Bauer, associate professor of nutritional sciences at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, discusses the impact of the shortage on families….

Study: Different types of brain damage may lead to similar
concussion symptoms in children

Study: Different types of brain damage may lead to similar concussion symptoms in children

Different types of brain damage caused by a concussion may lead to similar symptoms in children, according to research led by McGill University. A new way of studying concussions could help develop future treatments. While most children fully recover after a concussion, some will have lasting symptoms. The findings published in eLife help explain the…

COVID-19 has exacerbated adolescent mental health crises and
suicidality

COVID-19 has exacerbated adolescent mental health crises and suicidality

The past decade has seen a worrisome increase in mental health crises among adolescents. A new study led by Patricia Ibeziako, MD, associate chief of clinical services in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Services at Boston Children’s Hospital, shows that the situation worsened with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Findings appear in Hospital…

Teenage girl on balcony at evening twilight

Teenage girl on balcony at evening twilight

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