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Radical technique repairs damaged eardrum in minutes


January 17th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 17 (IANS) A radical technique that requires only about 20 minutes in an outpatient clinic may replace long and costly eardrum surgery in children. The quick procedure, requiring ... Read more...

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Mother’s voice really is special to babies


December 16th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Montreal and the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Centre have found that a mother's voice plays a special role in activating newborn's brain.The research ... Read more...

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Parental monitoring may protect ‘bad’ boys from heavy drug use


August 18th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Bad boys with aggressive nature and low parental monitoring are more likely to befriend people the same nature and become heavy drug users as teens, according to a ... Read more...

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Pesticides In Foodstuffs Linked To ADHD In Kids


May 18th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Latest investigation has emphasized that contact with enormous levels of organophosphate pesticides could increase the probability of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in kids. Organophosphate pesticides are ... Read more...

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Keep toddlers away from TV to make them smarter


May 8th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 8 (IANS) Want your kids to be smarter and thinner? Just keep them away from the TV set when they are toddlers. A study from child experts at the Universite ... Read more...

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Genetic clues to counter malaria drug resistance


February 17th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): An international group of researchers has used genomics to decode the blueprint of Plasmodium falciparum - a strain of malaria most resistant to drugs that causes the most ... Read more...

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How proximity to convenience stores promotes child obesity


December 18th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 18(ANI): The proximity of convenience stores to kids is connected to childhood obesity, according to a new study.As part of the study 632 children and their families from Montreal in ... Read more...

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Insecure childhood clouds teen years, adulthood


November 26th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 26 (IANS) Insecure childhood casts its shadow well into teens and adulthood, says a new study. Isabelle Tremblay, researcher at the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Centre, and Michael Sullivan, psychology professor ... Read more...

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Childhood experiences influence teen pain, depression


November 26th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 26 (ANI): Insecure teenagers experience more intense pain in the form of frequent headaches, abdominal pain and joint pain and are more likely to be depressed than peers with secure ... Read more...

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Mums-to-be on prescription drugs likely to have kids with congenital defects


November 18th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Expectant mothers consuming prescription drugs are at an increased risk of suffering miscarriage or give birth to kids with major congenital abnormalities, reveals a Canadian study."I never expected ... Read more...

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Pregnant women who ignore asthma pass it on to kids


October 6th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 6 (IANS) Women who avoid treating asthma during pregnancy are likely to transmit the condition to their offspring, say results from a study that examined more than 8,000 families in ... Read more...

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Smoking, overweighing up breast cancer risk


September 2nd, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 2 (ANI): A study conducted in Canada has reinforced the correlation between being overweight, smoking and breast cancer.Published in the Journal of Cancer Epidemiology, the study is unique because it ... Read more...

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Impulsive boys with poor families ‘more likely to commit criminal acts’


July 17th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Boys who are impulsive, not adequately supervised, and with poor families and deviant pals, are more likely to commit criminal acts that land them in juvenile court, a ... Read more...

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Gene behind a rare form of congenital anaemia identified


May 9th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): Scientists have found the gene, called SLC25A38, which causes congenital sideroblastic anaemia-a rare disease mainly characterized by the presence of ringed sideroblasts in the patients' bone marrow.The research ... Read more...

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Impulsive kindergarten kids more likely to turn to gambling by grade 6


March 3rd, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Kids who are branded impulsive by their kindergarten teachers are more likely to develop gambling behaviours by the sixth grade, according to a new study.Researchers behind the ... Read more...

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Gene mutation behind learning, memory defects in kids


February 5th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): An international team of researchers has identified a genetic mutation that affects learning and memory in children.The team led by Jacques L. Michaud from Sainte-Justine University Hospital ... Read more...

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