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Exploring the brain chemistry of people at risk for alcohol disorders
...acteristic of the parent. For instance, alcoholic parents
often suffer from depression or have antisocial personality disorder, both of which are associated with disturbances in emotion-modulated startle." Lovallo and his colleagues next plan to examine a larger group of high-risk young adults using the sam...
Let them sleep!
DENVER, CO Research has clarified what most parents
already know about the sleep patterns of adolescents they seem to have an unlimited capacity to sleep late on weekends. In a study presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, researchers propose that teenagers need more sl...
UCSF scientists may have found link to early childhood tooth decay
...dian age of the fathers was 28 years 73 percent of parents
had less than a high school education 71 percent o...arned less than $15,000 annually The majority of parents
(55 percent) had not seen a dentist in the previous two years, but 79 percent reported they currentl...
Hungry children: more depression, suicide, low grades
...ations such as homelessness, is stressful for both parents
and children and can cause depression, anxiety and other emotional problems," says Alaimo. "Unlike many other factors that contribute to psychological, developmental or social problems, this one is fairly straightforward to address. We need public p...
Multimillion-dollar grant to fund more research into speech disorder
... children who stutter, for those who dont, and for parents
of both groups. After the data are analyzed, We hope to have initial indications for differentiating among people who stutter, and for identifying risk factors for chronic, persistent stuttering as well as clinical predictors for those who recover, ...
Study quantifies cost-benefit of family interventions to prevent teen alcohol use
... Program (ISFP), a seven-session intervention with parents
and students together, and Preparing for the Drug Free Years (PDFY), a five-session intervention primarily involving parents. The researchers conservatively estimated that prevention of a single case of adult alcohol abuse produces an average savin...
Number of teens --primarily boys -- having sex declined in '90s
...inition of a relationship has changed. This drives parents
crazy because a boyfriend can be like the flavor o...rapped in an early marriage. "The big issue for parents
is acknowledging that during high school the majority of kids will have had intercourse and that mos...
UCLA study shows many parents not getting antibiotic message
A new UCLA study shows efforts to teach parents
that antibiotics are not necessary to treat their ...tal at UCLA. We wanted to find out which groups of parents
were not getting this message so that educational efforts could be made more effective. To conduct t...
Colic in infants linked to inability to digest apple juice, but not white grape juice
...es to add juice to a babys diet, my advice is that parents
should be guided by scientific research when they select a juice for their baby, and the research clearly points towards white grape juice as the best choice, particularly if their babies have had colic."...
Black, Latino children with asthma get lesser care
...y is the first to gather information directly from parents
to evaluate racial and ethnic differences in child...l, the researchers conducted phone interviews with parents
of children age 2 to 16 with asthma who were insured by Medicaid programs. The children received car...
Insulin pump effective for infants, children
... unable to convey symptoms of low blood glucose to parents
and caretakers. These factors make diabetic contro...s colleagues, however, reasoned that conscientious parents
and caretakers could provide the supervision necessary to use the insulin pump effectively and safel...
Contraceptive needs of new mothers are unique and unmet
...adds directly to this burden. With so many busy parents
trying to simplify their contraception, it is not surprising that sterilization is the second most popular method of birth control among U.S. couples. Unfortunately, (according to other surveys) nearly 25 percent of couples who use sterilization end...
Surprising findings on Medicaid kids and the ER
...imary care doctor or clinic to go to, or for their parents
to consult about illnesses, they don't always have...l were over 6 months of age, to screen out nervous parents
of newborns. Stanley's research assistants used a structured interview format to interview parents
A caring mother is a childs best defence against drug culture
The barrier that good parents
can provide for their children against the drugs ... They were also asked whether they lived with both parents
and a series of questions designed to assess the quality of their relationships and how well they we...
Family history of hypertension is related to maladaptive behavioral responses
...ertension may be influenced by observing how their parents
handled stress, says researchers who examined rela...h Psychology, finds that offspring of hypertensive parents
react more negatively, both behaviorally and physiologically, to stressful situations. The reason m...
Pregnancy, birth rates fall among young women exposed to elementary school intervention program
... commitment to schools and communities and it gets parents
involved in schools," she said. "It teaches children that they that they are competent, can succeed and can go on to college, get a job and have a future. This is not to say that sex education is not important. It is, and children need this kind of...
Pitt researchers find gender differences in the mental health care of children
...tal health visits. This may have occurred because parents
were more likely to label a boys behavior as a mental health problem. Alternatively, whereas parents
may have labeled boys and girls behavior similarly, they may have been more likely to seek medical c...
Mayo Clinic researchers find useful test for identifying patients
... the basketball court during the heat of the game, parents
and medical professionals were sometimes left with few explanations of why. Now, genomic medicine has helped Mayo Clinic researchers find a renewed use for a test once deemed ineffective in detecting a cardiac condition sometimes cited as the cause o...
Hush little baby
...at theyre in pain? Its a tough call not only for parents
but even for practiced pediatricians and nurses. ...at your pain." So after all this, do we know what parents
should do when their babies start to cry? Not exactly. But Dr. Johnston points out that a lot of t...
Venlafaxine significantly effective for children and teens with generalized anxiety disorder
...o were gradually reduced. All of the participants parents
or guardians consented to the childrens enrollment...r assent. However, neither the investigators, the parents
nor the children knew whether a participant received venlafaxine or a placebo during the double-blin...
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