• A new study by researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), the University of Pennsylvania and six other centers reveals that children with developmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder, are up to 50 percent more likely to be overweight or obese compared with the general population. (news-medical.net)
  • The author emphasizes the importance of mRNA and protein gradients without getting bogged down in the details, and her outline of early developmental events is quite clear. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Our data demonstrate that early developmental enhancers are epigenetically pre-marked in hESCs and indicate an unappreciated role of H3K27me3 at distal regulatory elements. (nature.com)
  • Therefore we exploit hypomorphic APC transgenic mouse model and conditional knockout APC15lox mouse model in which the mutation and deletion of APC gene in chondrocyte progenitors result in increased β-catenin levels, enabling the examination of cartilage formation at different developmental stages in mice having different β-catenin levels in chondrogenic cells. (utwente.nl)
  • The developmental origins hypothesis, which proposes that suboptimal conditions in early life can alter gene expression and lead to lifelong changes in the body's organs and tissues, could help to explain such enigmas. (hindawi.com)
  • When assayed in zebrafish embryos, poised enhancers are able to direct cell-type and stage-specific expression characteristic of their proximal developmental gene, even in the absence of sequence conservation in the fish genome. (nature.com)
  • Developmental tasks in the areas of language and social behavior were the two areas in which homeless children were having the most difficulty. (hhs.gov)
  • A developmental trajectory describes the course of a behavior over age or time. (umass.edu)
  • Dyspraxia is a developmental disorder characterized by difficulty in controlling the muscles, leading to impairment of motor skills, memory and cognition. (medindia.net)
  • 1. To help people with Developmental Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, AD/HD, Autistic Spectrum, Tourette Syndrome, Dyscalculia, and related conditions reach their full potential by providing and improving emotional and practical support, particularly for those conditions for which there has been less provision such as dyspraxia. (thomhartmann.com)
  • For example, vertebrates contain 39 Hox genes that participate in the developmental control of the nervous system, the skeletal system, the gastrointestinal system, the urogenital system, the blood system, and the limbs. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • Syndromes associated with disrupted functions of key developmental control genes. (ncl.ac.uk)
  • This programme focuses on the fundamentals of developmental biology in a range of vertebrates, including studies of the genes and molecules that control cell growth, differentiation and morphogenesis that give rise to tissues, organs and individuals. (prospects.ac.uk)
  • Adding to the uncertainty, researchers in 2 previous studies in which the question of developmental outcomes in DG was addressed reported seemingly contradictory results. (aappublications.org)
  • To this end, each of our faculty members collaborate with researchers in programs outside of Developmental Psychology including members from Clinical (K. Harkness, P. Minnes), Social (J. Jacobson, R. Lindsay), BBCS (K. Munhall, N. Troje), and the Center for Neuroscience . (queensu.ca)
  • At least 8 percent of all children from birth to six years have developmental problems and delays in one or more areas of development. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Children with developmental delays may tend to be more reserved and less adventuresome. (encyclopedia.com)
  • What Are Developmental Delays in Young Children? (webmd.com)
  • Developmental stuttering occurs in young children and typically manifests when a child is first learning to speak but lacks the speech and language skills necessary to express himself or herself through speech. (britannica.com)
  • Because children grow on very different timetables, developmental delays can go undiagnosed. (medhelp.org)
  • To clarify, we conducted a study of dietary and developmental outcomes in 206 children with DG (case patients) and 144 controls, all of whom were 6 to 12 years old. (aappublications.org)
  • Before this study, it was unknown whether children with Duarte galactosemia (DG) were at an increased risk for long-term developmental complications and whether exposure to milk in infancy, including breast milk, might contribute to those outcomes. (aappublications.org)
  • In this large study, we found no evidence of increased risks for developmental complications among children with DG regardless of milk exposure in infancy. (aappublications.org)
  • 3 Whether older children with DG are at an increased risk for any of the long-term developmental complications seen in CG has remained unclear because most are discharged from follow-up as infants or toddlers. (aappublications.org)
  • Both the Los Angeles and Boston studies found that homeless preschool children were experiencing a greater proportion of developmental delays than the comparison groups of poor housed children. (hhs.gov)
  • All of the children in the study had developmental assessments when they were around 5 years old. (reuters.com)
  • Developmental-behavioral conditions are common, affecting ∼15% of US children. (aappublications.org)
  • Developmental-behavioral (DB) conditions are common and affect ∼15% of children in the United States. (aappublications.org)
  • To help prevent developmental delays from occurring, it is first necessary to develop an understanding of factors that place children at risk . (education.com)
  • While children from all socioeconomic groups of society are known to have developmental delays, some children appear to be more vulnerable than others (Kendall, 1996). (education.com)
  • In addition, children with low birth weight and who are born prematurely, after less than thirty-seven weeks in the womb, are also considered to be at risk for developmental delays (Thurman & Widerstrom, 1990). (education.com)
  • developmental outcomes were assessed in 5 domains, yielding 73 outcome measures for each child. (aappublications.org)
  • While the association between being born earlier (lower gestational age) and poorer developmental outcomes is well established, our results revealed that poor development is further exacerbated in the case of planned birth, where a considered decision made to deliver an infant determines gestational age," said lead study author Jason Bentley of the University of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia. (reuters.com)
  • 1 , 2 However, despite knowledge that prevention, early identification, and treatment can significantly reduce morbidity and improve long-term outcomes, 3 - 5 there are multiple barriers to providing and accessing developmental-behavioral pediatric (DBP) care. (aappublications.org)
  • This handbook provides a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of a wide range of developmental and clinical issues in pragmatics. (degruyter.com)
  • This year marks a major milestone for the Series as it completes its thirtieth year of publication, making it the longest-running forum for contemporary issues in developmental biology. (elsevier.com)
  • Thus, you will be able to select the modules that best suit your interest and future career, choosing from those with a more statistical/biological, or a more clinical/developmental, focus. (kcl.ac.uk)
  • The goal of this Unit is based on the simple, but fundamental, concept that an understanding of normal developmental regulation should provide us with a better understanding of the basis of human pathology. (institut-curie.org)
  • To this end, the Reproductive and Developmental Biology Laboratory uses basic research to understand important toxicological principles in the context of reproductive and developmental health at a fundamental level. (nih.gov)
  • To address these fundamental questions, a developmental biologist uses model organisms such as sea urchins, fruit flies, worms and plants. (stmarys-ca.edu)
  • Despite these well-established associations between the early childhood ecology and lifelong developmental trajectories, the biology underlying these associations remained unclear - until recently (See below). (aap.org)
  • This two and a half days workshop aims to provide participants with the training to apply a group-based method for analyzing developmental trajectories. (umass.edu)
  • Other popular models include the round worm Caenorhabditis elegans and the zebrafish Danio rerio , but genetical and developmental research on these two species was started in concert without much of a history of either type of study. (scienceblogs.com)
  • This special issue focuses on new research into the developmental origins of childhood obesity. (hindawi.com)
  • Please see the Developmental Research page to find out more about specific research projects happening in the core labs of the developmental program. (queensu.ca)