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Experts present new research on hot topics in aging at GSA's annual meeting in Washington, DC
...23 Civic Engagement in Later Life: With the baby
boom generation on the verge of retirement, there ... term. In order to respond to the challenge of the baby
boom and later beneficiaries, the long-term financing gap needs to be closed. This symposium offers ...
Why do African-American women have more pregnancy problems?
...f white women. The discrepancy continues after the baby
is born too: 58 percent of white infants get all recommended well-child care, compared to 35 percent of black infants. Further, previous studies have shown traditional medically oriented prenatal care has minimal impact on improving pregnancy outcome...
Delay in cutting the cord helps premature babies
...ter birth to cut the umbilical cord of a premature baby
appears to lessen chances of bleeding in the newbo...f the baby's blood from the placenta passes to the baby
to help the flow of blood to the baby's lungs," Rabe explains. "Delaying cord clamping for just a ve...
Expert panel offers prelimary report on health effects of assisted reproductive technologies
... Twenty-five years after the birth of the first baby
conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF), there remain many unanswered questions about the health and well-being of babies born following IVF. While research exploring health outcomes for IVF has increased substantially over the last decade, d...
Early life stress can inhibit development of brain-cell communication zones, UCI study finds
...nvestigators in this study grew the hippocampus of baby
rats in a dish and administered higher doses of CRH to the cultured hippocampus, the dendrites matured poorly. In turn, the group found exuberant dendritic growth in hippocampus tissue in which CRH could not exert any effect because the CRH receptor ...
Researchers grow sperm stem cells in laboratory cultures
... the recipient mice. Similarly, about half of the baby
mice fathered by the recipient mice also glowed green (See photo at http://www.nichd.nih.gov/new/releases/green_brown_mice.cfm .) ...
Fussy Baby Network answers cries for help in community
...increase the baby's crying and irritability or the baby
can begin to withdraw," Gilkerson explained. "The ...s about their baby's day, ways they can calm their baby
and how they can take care of themselves. "We don't hold the babies," Gilkerson said. "We "hold" the...
Singing in the brain
University of Utah scientists taught baby
sparrows to sing a complete song even though the birds were exposed only to overlapping segments of the tune rather than the full melody. The study provides clues about how musical memories are stored in the brain and how those memories help birds le...
National study finds second cesarean section safer than normal delivery
...empt at vaginal delivery is more dangerous for the baby
than a second cesarean section, according to a res...lts indicate that in about one in 2,000 cases, the baby
would be affected adversely during or after the attempt at normal delivery. The researchers said th...
Research studies effects of soy baby formula on intestinal development
...research has also shown that adding nucleotides to baby
formula causes babies to react better to vaccinations and make more antibodies, she said. "And although that research showed differences that were measurable, the babies fed formula with added fatty acids or nucleotides appeared to grow the same as ...
Alfred Sommer awarded prestigious Pollin Prize
...lions of children around the world." "When I see a baby
born in Nepal weighing barely three pounds in settings where it is impossible to survive, I feel very sad. It's unfair that in huge parts of the world so many women and children are dying because of malnutrition," explained Dr. Christian. "I hope tha...
Loyola sets another world record for smallest baby at 8.6 ounces
...unce yet another new world record for the smallest baby
-- Rumaisa (Roo-may-sa), weighing 8.6 ounces at 25...ain, which is a common complication that can put a baby
at risk for cerebral palsy. These are the parents' first children. The babies were conceived natural...
First birth using PGD to save baby from rhesus blood disease
...genetic diagnosis (PGD) to avoid a couple having a baby
suffering from rhesus factor disease the poten...pioneering work resulted in the birth of a healthy baby
girl in November 2003 to a couple who had previously had one child severely affected by Rh disease. ...
NJIT expert recommends 16 easy, affordable ways to make homes safer for people with disabilities
...er and more comfortable. The information may help baby
boomers planning retirement homes. Olsen regularly studies ways to improve living environments for the aging and people with disabilities and Alzheimer's disease. "Our studies consistently illustrate that with several simple, relatively inexpensive ...
New science sheds light on rebuilding fisheries
...r oil globule, a sack lunch packed by mom that the baby
fish relies on if faced with starvation. Early spawning can also give the larvae a boost when it coincides with peaks in zooplankton. By removing the big, old fish, we lose the benefits of their fecundity and superior larvae, and we also shorten th...
Rapid, new test develped for inherited immune deficiency
...h to be practical for screening," Dr. Puck said. A baby
with a positive test would need to be evaluated to see if he or she was actually sick; a false positive rate of 1.5 percent would mean three out of every 200 newborns would need further testing. "That would be a lot of babies going back to the docto...
Study: Testing for joint substance in blood might improve diagnosis of osteoarthritis
...y disorder should become increasingly important as baby
boomer age, doctors say. The research, conducted a...some form of arthritis within the next 20 years as baby
Poor prenatal nutrition permanently damages function of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas
...s," she added. "But poor nutrition of a developing baby
can occur in many ways other than inadequate nutri..."In particular, someone who was a low-birth-weight baby
can compound the risk of developing diabetes by becoming overweight," she added. "The stage is set i...
University of Manchester pioneers study to support teenage mums' bone health
...nancy will be assessed by scanning both mother and baby
to measure bone density and shape, within four weeks of the birth and at intervals of three and nine months after. Volunteers will also be asked to respond to a short questionnaire upon joining the study....
Gene variant increases risk of age-related macular degeneration
... clinician on the study. "By the year 2030, as the baby
boomer generation ages, the number of people with AMD is expected to double." AMD exists in two forms: the "dry" form and more severe "wet" form. In the dry form, degeneration of the macula can cause slow, progressive vision loss over the course of ...
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