How doctors can find the source of seizures before they occur. A new powder to protect your lungs from viruses. And babies remember faces, even when we wear masks.
New research warns of the educational effects of increasing school security. Then, a new blood test could predict worsening effects of Covid-19. Then, your child’s behavioral problems may be caused by medicine taken during pregnancy. And finally, a better way to break up kidney stones.
Efforts to improve the health habits of children have largely failed; A recent study in reveals that our gender determines how our muscles interact with other metabolic tissue; Does toxic air damage our brains?; Video games may not be rotting our brains after all.
AI outperforms expert humans in brain surgery instruction. A new study finds brain measurements in children with ADHD not that much different than peers. And finally, the right education could decrease teen birth rates.
Water from private wells could be harming your children. What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, except maybe not for people who’ve experienced multiple major disasters. And finally, scientists are one step closer in their search for how to regrow lost limbs.
Sleep deprivation affects about three out of four teenagers in America. Inadequate sleep has been linked to depression, anxiety, weight gain, and worsened heart functioning. An expert shows through a case study how implementing later school start times allows students and parents to get more sleep.
Many children born after the start of the pandemic score lower in child development than children born before. Researchers explain possible theories for these children’s slower development scores.
Children and young adolescents may experience perceptual distortions or strange thoughts, but if they become frequent and disruptive, they can be an early tip-off to serious future mental health distress.
The Omicron variant may flame out as quickly as it rose. Then, a new study shows that traditional books are making a come-back. And finally, your microwave could be making your dog really anxious.
A National Book Award-winning author discusses his experience as a first-time dad at 56, and now as a 73-year old father with teenagers.
Music is more than a fun pastime. Studies show that especially in children, studying music rewires the brain in beneficial ways, giving them an advantage in other cognitive skills. The scientist who’s done much of this pioneering work discusses its ramifications and impact.
Children as young as five may soon be part of the tug of war over vaccine mandates. Then, several important studies on Covid and vaccination are released by CDC. And finally, a study finds that people with a history of trauma get more of a high from morphine than people who’ve been trauma-free.