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Healthy schools project gets an 'A'

...g (which is the 90th percentile for an 11-year-old boy at the 95th percentile for height) and 9.6 percent had total cholesterol greater than 200mg/dl pre-intervention. "The program allows us to identify students who are at risk," says Eagle. "We found that of the 40 percent of students at risk, 10 perc...

Fixed versus growth intelligence mindsets: Its all in your head, Dweck says

...e an impact on their mind." Dweck recalled a young boy who was a ringleader of the troublemakers. "When we started teaching this idea about the mind being malleable, he looked up with tears in his eyes, and he said, 'You mean, I don't have to be dumb?'" she said. "A fire was lit under him." Later on, t...

Radiologists attempt to solve mystery of Tut's demise

...dely speculated that a blow to the head killed the boy king. However, Dr. Selim and colleagues found seve...d to plague anyone who disrupts the remains of the boy king. "While performing the CT scan of King Tut, we had several strange occurrences," he said. "Th...

Cincinnati surgeon's pediatric laparoscopic liver surgery a world first

...eon at UC, performed the operation in a 2-year-old boy with liver cancer on May 24 at La Raza Pediatric Medical Hospital in Mexico City. Liver cancer is rare in children--less than 150 cases are diagnosed each year compared to more than 18,000 in adults--so the disease often misdiagnosed as constipati...

Doctors treating pain from circumcision more seriously

... "The decision whether or not to have their baby boy circumcised is a decision that parents must make a...nts decide that they would like to have their baby boy circumcised, it is the duty of the physician to make the procedure as painless as possible," Yawman ...

Animation can be outlet for victimized children, a tool for research

...ected by Tettegah in earlier research, involving a boy and girl, both 9 years old. In the vignette, the...asked to work together on a class project, and the boy tells the girl he doesn't want to work with her because her skin color might rub off on him. (Two di...

Male sexual abuse survivors struggle in relations with health care providers -- study

...siuk said. Lasiuk added that abuse by a male on a boy often causes confusion around sexual identity as the boy grows up, and many male survivors do not disclose their abuse for fear that they will be considered ...

Physiological markers for cutting, other self-harming behaviors by teenage girls found

...e film clip from the movie "The Champ" depicting a boy with his dying father. Previous studies have shown the film can induce sadness. A number of different psychophysiological measures were collected from each of the girls before, while and after viewing the film clip. Following the viewing a small bl...

Warning for budding young footballers playing in new boots

...biotics. In the second case, a healthy 11-year-old boy played football in a new pair of boots, causing a blister on his right heel. Over the next two days he developed fever, vomiting and diarrhoea, and a rash. Within hours of admission to hospital, his condition deteriorated and his blood pressure fell....

Bold three-stage brain operation for intractable seizures appears promising

...apabilities of a 1-year-old child. Today the boy rarely experiences seizures and his development has improved dramatically thanks to a bold three-stage brain operation being performed at NYU Medical Center by pediatric neurosurgeon Howard Weiner, M.D., Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediat...

Doctor proposes five steps we can take to help curb child obesity

...ildren, ranging from a heavy thirteen-month infant boy to a sixteen-year-old obese and self-conscious girl. With the help of their parents these children managed to achieve a healthy weight by following simple, practical advice without resorting to gimmicks or "miracle cures." Dr. Rao makes it clear tha...

JCI Table of Contents, April 3, 2006

...xternal genitalia are identical. However, although boy and girl babies begin their development as girls, male genital development will occur if high levels of the male steroid hormone testosterone are present at 712 weeks, which occurs in female fetuses deficient in an enzyme called CYP21, involved in th...

Brain researchers discover the evolutionary traces of grammar

...n inserted subordinate clause: "The song [that the boy sang] pleased the teacher". The Max Planck study aimed to compare brain activities during the processing of both models - simple "local probability" and complex "hierarchy". In a behavioural experiment, US scientists previously demonstrated that non-...

Chance, music, and the ear of the beholder

...d thus provoke only little or no change. Imagine a boy playing a game where, on every round, he tosses tw... it might be almost all heads or all tails and the boy will make a sudden large leap to the left or right. Many things in nature are pushed around, much li...

The long research road to a new vaccine

... Offit had witnessed the death of a nine-month-old boy from rotavirus infection, and he welcomed the opportunity to work on a vaccine to combat the disease. Early studies with the WC3 strain indicated that while it was safe for use as a vaccine, it did not provide sufficiently effective protection agains...

NYU Child Study Center expert co-authors 'Who Invented Lemonade?'

...s theirs. This motivational story features a young boy named Billy who is filled with curiosity about the world around him. He asks questions about everything and everyone; he acts upon his observations rather than passively accepting them. The book follows Billy through his journey to find out who inv...

Details of the first case of avian flu in mainland China

...r who developed fever and cough on October 10. The boy was admitted to hospital on Oct 17 where he responded to treatment, which included the antiviral amantadine. He was discharged on Nov 12 and has remained symptom free. The researchers found that the patients' close contacts totalling 191 persons we...

CPR and external defibrillator training may decrease adolescent sports-related deaths

...nstitute Foundation reported a healthy 13-year-old boy who suffered cardiac arrest after being hit in the...later the paramedics arrived and used an AED. The boy was taken to the emergency room and was awake, talking, and following commands within one hour of hi...

NYU Child Study Center raises $4 million at eighth annual child advocacy award dinner

...niversal. "Andrew's Story" a film of a 15-year-old boy with Autism produced exclusively for the Child Study Center by Nathaniel Kahn, Oscar-nominated director of My Architect, was screened. The table centerpieces were designed and donated by artist Richard Tuttle, furthering his vision of art crossing o...

Mouse studies of oseltamivir show promise against H5N1 influenza virus

...ding H5N1 flu virus in the spinal fluid of a young boy who died of influenza in Vietnam earlier this year, an indication that H5N1 is able to infect the human brain. The St. Jude researchers say that further study is needed to see if using higher doses of oseltamivir for a longer period of time can preve...

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