Latest Cousin Stories

2014-05-09 16:24:18

Largest Known Population-Based, Longitudinal Study to Date Led by Researchers at Mount Sinai, Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and King's College in London NEW YORK, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the largest-known study on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to date, research findings showed the individual risk of ASD and autistic disorder increased with greater genetic relatedness in families - that is, persons with a sibling, half-sibling or cousin diagnosed with autism have...

2013-07-25 10:13:10

Little is known about how sibling relationships impact child and family functioning, but Penn State researchers are beginning to shed light on intervention strategies that can cultivate healthy and supportive sibling relationships. Parents frequently rank their children's sibling rivalry and conflict as the number one problem they face in family life. "In some other cultures, the roles of older and younger, male and female siblings are better defined, and in those more-structured family...

2011-03-16 00:00:30

The 50-50 Rule refers to the average age (50) when siblings are caring for their parents as well as the need for brothers and sisters to share in the plans for care 50-50. Research conducted for the Home Instead Senior Care® network reveals that an inability to work together often leads to one sibling becoming responsible for the bulk of caregiving in 43 percent of families. This can result in the deterioration of relationships with brothers and sisters. North Little Rock, AR (PRWEB)...

2011-02-09 00:01:26

Every day, adult brothers and sisters face a number of sensitive issues caring for their elderly parents. Should you and your sister divide the caregiving load? How will you resolve the conflict over family inheritance and estate planning? Relationships between adult siblings can suffer as a result of these sensitive issues. That's why the Home Instead Senior Care® network has developed the 50-50 Rule(SM) program, which helps adult siblings develop strategies for overcoming differences to...

2008-02-07 16:02:26

Couples who are third or fourth cousins tend to have more kids and grandkids than other couples. And though considered somewhat of a cultural taboo, mating between "kissing cousins" makes good biological sense, say scientists. The findings, which come from a recent study of Icelanders, shed light on how relatedness affects reproduction and ultimately the size of families. The researchers suggest marrying third and fourth cousins is so optimal for reproduction because they sort...

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