Half of all young people treated for severe obesity have neuropsychiatric problems, according to a new study by researchers from Lund University and Gothenburg, Sweden, among others. Two thirds of the teens suffered from some type of mental health problem, as reported by themselves or their parents. Both obesity and mental illness have increased among
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If you haven’t yet started an RESP, or if contributing $2,500 a year to your kid’s education seems completely unrealistic, that’s OK. It’s not too late, and it’s perfectly fine to start small. What is an RESP? A Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) helps parents save for their kid’s post-secondary education. You deposit money into
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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurological and developmental disorder that starts early in childhood and lasts throughout a person’s life. Most commonly, it affects how a person interacts with others, acts, communicates, and learns. Now, a study by researchers at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Arizona State University, and the Mayo Clinic found that mothers
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Pediatric laryngotracheal stenosis (LTS), a narrowing of the airway in children, is a complex medical condition. While it can be something a child is born with or caused by injury, the condition can result in a life-threatening emergency if untreated. Treatment, however, is challenging. Depending on the severity, doctors will use a combination of endoscopic
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A national group of pediatric addiction medicine experts have released newly-established principles of care for young adults with substance use disorder. Led by the Grayken Center for Addiction at Boston Medical Center, the collection of peer-reviewed papers was developed to guide providers on how to treat young adults with substance use disorder given their age-specific
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Hurricanes are powerful and fiercely rotating windstorms that occur over warm ocean waters near the equator. These violent storms usually weaken before they reach land, but when they reach far inland, they can cause considerable damage to life and property. Hurricanes are a type of tropical cyclone and are known
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Pear is a delicious fruit consumed both cooked and raw. The fruit is a popular ingredient in juices, jams, jellies, and cider. Nutritionally, pear offers vital nutrients, fiber, and active phytonutrients. Besides, it has several medicinal properties that may benefit ailments, such as constipation (1). Experts suggest that pear for babies
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In major Canadian cities, especially Toronto and Vancouver, families are increasingly living in tight quarters. Some parents are choosing to prioritize being able to walk to work, cafés, cultural centres and sports facilities—perks that were especially enticing pre-pandemic. As Annely Zonena, a project manager in Strategic Initiatives in Toronto’s City Planning Division, describes it, “You
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE The outward curving of infants’ soft spot (fontanelle) is called bulging fontanelle. Fontanelle is firm and slightly curved inward in normal situations. Increased pressure or fluid buildup in the brain may lead to tense or bulging fontanelle. The condition might be accompanied by other symptoms, such as fever. Read this
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If you’re feeling meh about car shopping, you aren’t alone. A quarter of shoppers say they’d rather have a root canal than negotiate a car deal. Here are some pain-free tips for getting started. A car is one of the most expensive big-ticket items most of us will ever buy. A daunting task at any
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The Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) hub partnership between Virginia Tech, the University of Virginia, Carilion Clinic, and Inova Health System has awarded $200,000 in funding to five research projects through the Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program. Multi-institutional teams of scientists, physicians, and engineers will study Parkinson’s disease, celiac disease, pediatric heart transplant,
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Researchers in Germany and Belgium have conducted a survey demonstrating some of the adverse effects the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has had on people’s eating habits. Overall, the study, which included almost 1,000 participants, showed that food consumption had increased, along with the purchase of convenience foods such as ready-made meals and canned foods
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Reflex is an involuntary muscle response to a particular stimulus. Primitive reflexes are responses that originate from the central nervous system of healthy infants. These reflexes disappear as the frontal lobe of the brain develops. The lack of primitive reflexes in infants can be a cause of concern. However, the
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Baby lip quivering refers to a condition in which the baby’s lips, primarily the lower lip, tremble rapidly. It would look like something a cartoon character would display when it’s cold. Sometimes, the trembling of the lips might be associated with other actions, such as crying. A baby’s lips may
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