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2010-05-14 14:10:00

If you thought that the quality of the child care your toddler got wouldn't matter when he or she was a teenager, think again.

2010-04-08 09:14:02

Taking vitamin C and E supplements starting in early pregnancy does not reduce the risk for the hypertensive disorders and their complications that occur during pregnancy, according to a study by a National Institutes of Health research network.

2010-03-25 11:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International, an independent nonprofit research and development organization, announced today that it has been awarded a $20 million preclinical services contract by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), one of the National Institutes of Health.

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2010-03-21 08:25:00

More than 1 behavior can spread simultaneously across a social network.

2010-03-09 07:01:00

Paul G. Rogers Distinguished Organization Advocacy Award WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- March of Dimes will receive Research!America's 2010 Paul G. Rogers Distinguished Organization Advocacy Award.

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2010-02-18 09:40:00

The rate of stillbirths in rural areas of six developing countries fell more than 30 percent following a basic training program in newborn care for birth attendants.

2010-02-15 08:22:44

In a new study, infants averaging six months of age who exhibited positional plagiocephaly (flat head syndrome) had lower scores than typical infants in observational tests used to evaluate cognitive and motor development.

2010-02-04 15:15:19

Findings support view of preterm labor as immune response to infection or injury.

2010-02-04 15:10:03

New evidence that genetics play a significant role in some premature births may help explain why a woman can do everything right and still give birth too soon.

2010-02-04 15:08:09

New evidence that genetics play a significant role in some premature births may help explain why a woman can do everything right and still give birth too soon.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.