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Skin patch can help children develop more tolerance to peanut, study involving Irish children finds

The study monitored over 350 children aged between four and 11, some of whom were from Ireland. Stock photo Skin patch can help children develop more tolerance to peanut, study involving Irish children finds Independent.ie A skin patch can help children develop more tolerance to peanut, according to new research. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/skin-patch-can-help-children-develop-more-tolerance-to-peanut-study-involving-irish-children-finds-37843491.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37843490.ece/a9e57/AUTOCROP/h342/nutallergy.PNG Email A skin… Read More »

Singing may improve hearing abilities of children with cochlear implants, study indicates

Singing is fun for any child, but for children with cochlear implants, it may help refine their hearing, particularly in noisy environments, according to a new study. Singing can strengthen the connectionsbetween hearing and speech. The study, published in the journal Music Perception, analyzed “speech-in-noise” skills in children with cochlear implants. Over about a year, the… Read More »

Maternal Depression, But Not Exposure to SSRIs, Associated with Worse Executive Functioning in Children  

While we have considerable data on the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy, most of this research focuses on the risk of congenital malformations in exposed children.  We have far less information regarding the long-term effects of SSRI antidepressants on neurodevelopmental outcomes in exposed children. A recent study looks at executive functioning… Read More »