Tuesday, 14 August 2018
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Double time limit for embryo research, say ethics experts

Added: 14.08.2018 18:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

In countries which already permit embryo research, there are no 'compelling moral arguments' why the time limit for experimentation should not be doubled, say ethics experts. This could enable synthetic embryos in the lab which can grow into humans, improved IVF treatment, the creation of 'organoid' models of human organs for replacement and research to allow infertile/same sex couples to have genetically related children.

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Children are highly vulnerable to health risks of a changing climate

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Children and adolescents are more vulnerable to climate-related disasters because of their anatomic, cognitive, immunologic, and psychologic differences compared to adults. Researchers set out some specific challenges associated with the impacts of climate change on the world's 2.3 billion children and suggest ways to address their under-prioritized needs.

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How do you assess pain in children who can't express themselves?

Added: 14.08.2018 17:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

Pain is a frequent problem for children with complex medical conditions -- but many of them are unable to communicate their pain verbally. For these children, nurses face a challenging task in assessing and determining the cause of pain.

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Virtual reality headsets significantly reduce children's fear of needles

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Almost anyone can relate to being afraid of needles and injections. A pilot study is the first to use a 3D virtual reality headset to test this tool as a distraction method in a pediatric setting. Children were given the choice of a roller coaster ride, helicopter ride or a hot-air balloon ride. Results show that anticipated versus actual pain and fear were reduced in 94.1 percent of the pediatric study subjects.

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What causes chest pain and vomiting?

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There are many potential causes of chest pain and vomiting, including gastrointestinal issues and panic attacks. Sometimes, however, these symptoms are an early symptom of a heart attack or another cardiac event in adults. Learn more about chest pain and vomiting in adults and children, and when to see a doctor.

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Palestinians wary as U.N. may not open schools in time

Added: 14.08.2018 16:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

The United Nations agency dealing with Palestinian refugees may not be able to open schools for half a million children because it has run out of money since the United States cut its funding, U.N. officials say.

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Study identifies distinct origin of ADHD in children with history of brain injury

Added: 14.08.2018 15:13 | 1 views | 0 comments

Physical brain injury in children contributes to the development of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), distinct from genetic risk for the disorder.

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New Mexico compound judge has history of issuing low bail to violent offenders

Added: 14.08.2018 14:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

The state judge who on Monday set a $20,000 bail for five defendants arrested at a remote New Mexico compound where authorities say children were being trained to conduct school shootings has a history of issuing low bail to violent offenders.

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'The sky doesn't fall in': refugees integrate well in Australia, survey finds

Added: 14.08.2018 7:50 | 17 views | 0 comments

A new study from Australian researchers shows that refugees and new immigrants integrate well in Australia – especially in regional areas. Contrary to recent comments from the multicultural affairs minister, Alan Tudge, that migrants who reside together “largely communicate in their mother tongue [and] are slower integrating”, the research found that refugees were welcomed by their new communities, found it “easy” to get along, and felt a strong sense of belonging to their new homes. Researchers surveyed 214 refugees – 155 adults and 59 children – from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, who all had been recently settled in...

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