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Infants prefer individuals who achieve their goals efficiently

Credit: https://happychildren.life/cognitive-skills-in-kids-from-12-to-18-months-of-age/ From birth, we acquire information and learn through interacting with others; that is why it is so important to be able to identify the most suitable individuals to interact with. To interact with others, it is important to understand and predict their actions. It is known that at …

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Rotavirus vaccine controls annual threat to vulnerable infants and toddlers

Predicted incidence of severe RVGE in New York, 2002–2024. Dynamic model predictions are based on a previously described mathematical model fit to monthly hospitalization data from New York State (1993–2004), which was simulated to predict the impact of vaccination through 2024. Model predictions for the monthly number of moderate-to-severe RVGE …

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Researchers discover new genetic variants that cause heart disease in infants

From left, College of Medicine graduate student Jamie Johnston, College of Medicine Associate Professor Jose Pinto, College of Medicine graduate student Maicon Landim-Vieira and Department of Biological Science Professor P. Bryant Chase. Credit: P. Bryant Chase. Florida State University researchers working in an international collaboration have identified new genetic variants …

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Hormone adjustment may lead to new ways to prevent and treat lung damage in premature infants

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Prematurely born babies often need oxygen therapy to prevent brain damage or death. Unfortunately, excessive oxygen can damage immature lungs and cause severe life-long problems including bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and pulmonary hypertension (PH). A new study in the American Journal of Pathology, published by Elsevier, provides …

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A smart jumpsuit provides information on infants’ movement and development

Credit: Sampsa Vanhatalo / University of Helsinki A new innovation by University of Helsinki and Aalto University researchers makes it possible, for the first time, to quantitatively assess children’s spontaneous movement in the natural environment. Researchers from University of Helsinki and Aalto University have developed a smart jumpsuit, or a …

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