Any of numerous agile, hollow-horned RUMINANTS of the genus Capra, in the family Bovidae, closely related to the SHEEP.
Diseases of the domestic or wild goat of the genus Capra.
Any of several generalized skin disorders characterized by dryness, roughness, and scaliness, due to hypertrophy of the stratum corneum epidermis. Most are genetic, but some are acquired, developing in association with other systemic disease or genetic syndrome.
Inflammation of the cornea.
An order of nematodes of the subclass SECERNENTEA. Characteristics include an H-shaped excretory system with two subventral glands.
Infection with nematodes of the genus HAEMONCHUS, characterized by digestive abnormalities and anemia similar to that from hookworm infestation.
The second stomach of ruminants. It lies almost in the midline in the front of the abdomen, in contact with the liver and diaphragm and communicates freely with the RUMEN via the ruminoreticular orifice. The lining of the reticulum is raised into folds forming a honeycomb pattern over the surface. (From Concise Veterinary Dictionary, 1988)
A microtubule-associated mechanical adenosine triphosphatase, that uses the energy of ATP hydrolysis to move organelles along microtubules toward the plus end of the microtubule. The protein is found in squid axoplasm, optic lobes, and in bovine brain. Bovine kinesin is a heterotetramer composed of two heavy (120 kDa) and two light (62 kDa) chains. EC 3.6.1.-.
Milk modified with controlled FERMENTATION. This should not be confused with KAFFIR LIME or with KAFFIR CORN.
The mechanisms of eukaryotic CELLS that place or keep the CHROMOSOMES in a particular SUBNUCLEAR SPACE.
A genus of protozoan parasites of the subclass COCCIDIA. Various species are parasitic in the epithelial cells of the liver and intestines of man and other animals.
Procedures for recognizing individual animals and certain identifiable characteristics pertaining to them; includes computerized methods, ear tags, etc.
A superfamily of nematodes of the order STRONGYLIDA. Characteristics include a fluid-filled outer layer of cuticle and a reduced mouth and bursa.
A general term for the complete loss of the ability to hear from both ears.
Diseases of domestic and mountain sheep of the genus Ovis.
A plant genus of the family CACTACEAE. Species with cylindrical joints are called Cholla; flat jointed ones are Prickly-pear.
Determination of parasite eggs in feces.
Protozoan infection found in animals and man. It is caused by several different genera of COCCIDIA.
Foodstuff used especially for domestic and laboratory animals, or livestock.
Clinical signs and symptoms caused by nervous system injury or dysfunction.
The prices a hospital sets for its services. HOSPITAL COSTS (the direct and indirect expenses incurred by the hospital in providing the services) are one factor in the determination of hospital charges. Other factors may include, for example, profits, competition, and the necessity of recouping the costs of uncompensated care.
Agents that soften, separate, and cause desquamation of the cornified epithelium or horny layer of skin. They are used to expose mycelia of infecting fungi or to treat corns, warts, and certain other skin diseases.
Group of mostly hereditary disorders characterized by thickening of the palms and soles as a result of excessive keratin formation leading to hypertrophy of the stratum corneum (hyperkeratosis).
Designation for several severe forms of ichthyosis, present at birth, that are characterized by hyperkeratotic scaling. Infants may be born encased in a collodion membrane which begins shedding within 24 hours. This is followed in about two weeks by persistent generalized scaling. The forms include bullous (HYPERKERATOSIS, EPIDERMOLYTIC), non-bullous (ICHTHYOSIS, LAMELLAR), wet type, and dry type.
Nutritional physiology of animals.
The process of giving birth to one or more offspring.
The hair of SHEEP or other animals that is used for weaving.
Young, unweaned mammals. Refers to nursing animals whether nourished by their biological mother, foster mother, or bottle fed.
Disease caused by the liberation of exotoxins of CLOSTRIDIUM PERFRINGENS in the intestines of sheep, goats, cattle, foals, and piglets. Type B enterotoxemia in lambs is lamb dysentery; type C enterotoxemia in mature sheep produces "struck", and in calves, lambs and piglets it produces hemorrhagic enterotoxemia; type D enterotoxemia in sheep and goats is pulpy-kidney disease or overeating disease.
Zygote-containing cysts of sporozoan protozoa. Further development in an oocyst produces small individual infective organisms called SPOROZOITES. Then, depending on the genus, the entire oocyst is called a sporocyst or the oocyst contains multiple sporocysts encapsulating the sporozoites.
The study, control, and application of the conduction of ELECTRICITY through gases or vacuum, or through semiconducting or conducting materials. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Any of the ruminant mammals with curved horns in the genus Ovis, family Bovidae. They possess lachrymal grooves and interdigital glands, which are absent in GOATS.
A group of homologous proteins which form the intermembrane channels of GAP JUNCTIONS. The connexins are the products of an identified gene family which has both highly conserved and highly divergent regions. The variety contributes to the wide range of functional properties of gap junctions.
Clotting time of PLASMA mixed with a THROMBIN solution. It is a measure of the conversion of FIBRINOGEN to FIBRIN, which is prolonged by AFIBRINOGENEMIA, abnormal fibrinogen, or the presence of inhibitory substances, e.g., fibrin-fibrinogen degradation products, or HEPARIN. BATROXOBIN, a thrombin-like enzyme unaffected by the presence of heparin, may be used in place of thrombin.
BODY MASS INDEX in children (ages 2-12) and in adolescents (ages 13-18) that is grossly above the recommended cut-off for a specific age and sex. For infants less than 2 years of age, obesity is determined based on standard weight-for-length percentile measures.
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
A genus of coccidian parasites of the family CRYPTOSPORIDIIDAE, found in the intestinal epithelium of many vertebrates including humans.
Substances used in the treatment or control of nematode infestations. They are used also in veterinary practice.
Infections by nematodes, general or unspecified.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.
The behavior patterns associated with or characteristic of a mother.
Nutritional physiology of children aged 2-12 years.
The fourth stomach of ruminating animals. It is also called the "true" stomach. It is an elongated pear-shaped sac lying on the floor of the abdomen, on the right-hand side, and roughly between the seventh and twelfth ribs. It leads to the beginning of the small intestine. (From Black's Veterinary Dictionary, 17th ed)
Organized services to provide health care for children.
Refers to animals in the period of time just after birth.
The science of breeding, feeding and care of domestic animals; includes housing and nutrition.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
A member of the p300-CBP transcription factor family that was initially identified as a binding partner for CAMP RESPONSE ELEMENT-BINDING PROTEIN. Mutations in CREB-binding protein are associated with RUBINSTEIN-TAYBI SYNDROME.
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
Proteins which bind to DNA. The family includes proteins which bind to both double- and single-stranded DNA and also includes specific DNA binding proteins in serum which can be used as markers for malignant diseases.
The production of offspring by selective mating or HYBRIDIZATION, GENETIC in animals or plants.
Aid for consistent recording of data such as tasks completed and observations noted.
Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.
The relative amounts of various components in the body, such as percentage of body fat.
A measure of the amount of WATER VAPOR in the air.
The interactions between parent and child.
Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.
A broad category of nuclear proteins that are components of or participate in the formation of the NUCLEAR MATRIX.
Recording of visual and sometimes sound signals on magnetic tape.
Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria (GRAM-NEGATIVE FACULTATIVELY ANAEROBIC RODS) commonly found in the lower part of the intestine of warm-blooded animals. It is usually nonpathogenic, but some strains are known to produce DIARRHEA and pyogenic infections. Pathogenic strains (virotypes) are classified by their specific pathogenic mechanisms such as toxins (ENTEROTOXIGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI), etc.
A microtubule structure that forms during CELL DIVISION. It consists of two SPINDLE POLES, and sets of MICROTUBULES that may include the astral microtubules, the polar microtubules, and the kinetochore microtubules.
A genus of gram-negative, mostly facultatively anaerobic bacteria in the family MYCOPLASMATACEAE. The cells are bounded by a PLASMA MEMBRANE and lack a true CELL WALL. Its organisms are pathogens found on the MUCOUS MEMBRANES of humans, ANIMALS, and BIRDS.
A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.
The edible portions of any animal used for food including domestic mammals (the major ones being cattle, swine, and sheep) along with poultry, fish, shellfish, and game.
The white liquid secreted by the mammary glands. It contains proteins, sugar, lipids, vitamins, and minerals.
Excrement from the INTESTINES, containing unabsorbed solids, waste products, secretions, and BACTERIA of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.
The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.
Proteins obtained from ESCHERICHIA COLI.
The thin, yellow, serous fluid secreted by the mammary glands during pregnancy and immediately postpartum before lactation begins. It consists of immunologically active substances, white blood cells, water, protein, fat, and carbohydrates.
A cutaneous pouch of skin containing the testicles and spermatic cords.
Nutrition of a mother which affects the health of the FETUS and INFANT as well as herself.
Educational institutions.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Achievement of full sexual capacity in animals and in humans.
Performing the role of a parent by care-giving, nurturance, and protection of the child by a natural or substitute parent. The parent supports the child by exercising authority and through consistent, empathic, appropriate behavior in response to the child's needs. PARENTING differs from CHILD REARING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the children and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.
The adaptive superiority of the heterozygous GENOTYPE with respect to one or more characters in comparison with the corresponding HOMOZYGOTE.
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).
Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the child.
INTERNEURONS of the vertebrate RETINA containing two processes. They receive inputs from the RETINAL PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS and send outputs to the RETINAL GANGLION CELLS. The bipolar cells also make lateral connections in the retina with the RETINAL HORIZONTAL CELLS and with the AMACRINE CELLS.
In a prokaryotic cell or in the nucleus of a eukaryotic cell, a structure consisting of or containing DNA which carries the genetic information essential to the cell. (From Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)
A characteristic symptom complex.
An infant during the first month after birth.
Guidelines and objectives pertaining to food supply and nutrition including recommendations for healthy diet.
The confinement of a patient in a hospital.
A protein that has been shown to function as a calcium-regulated transcription factor as well as a substrate for depolarization-activated CALCIUM-CALMODULIN-DEPENDENT PROTEIN KINASES. This protein functions to integrate both calcium and cAMP signals.
Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.
Deliberate breeding of two different individuals that results in offspring that carry part of the genetic material of each parent. The parent organisms must be genetically compatible and may be from different varieties or closely related species.
The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.
Neurons of the innermost layer of the retina, the internal plexiform layer. They are of variable sizes and shapes, and their axons project via the OPTIC NERVE to the brain. A small subset of these cells act as photoreceptors with projections to the SUPRACHIASMATIC NUCLEUS, the center for regulating CIRCADIAN RHYTHM.
Behavioral responses or sequences associated with eating including modes of feeding, rhythmic patterns of eating, and time intervals.
The process in which substances, either endogenous or exogenous, bind to proteins, peptides, enzymes, protein precursors, or allied compounds. Specific protein-binding measures are often used as assays in diagnostic assessments.
Toxic substances formed in or elaborated by bacteria; they are usually proteins with high molecular weight and antigenicity; some are used as antibiotics and some to skin test for the presence of or susceptibility to certain diseases.
Diseases in any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT from ESOPHAGUS to RECTUM.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
A process involving chance used in therapeutic trials or other research endeavor for allocating experimental subjects, human or animal, between treatment and control groups, or among treatment groups. It may also apply to experiments on inanimate objects.
Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of facts and data garnered from material of a specialized subject area and made available for analysis and application. The collection can be automated by various contemporary methods for retrieval. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, BIBLIOGRAPHIC which is restricted to collections of bibliographic references.
The longterm manifestations of WEATHER. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
The first continuously cultured human malignant CELL LINE, derived from the cervical carcinoma of Henrietta Lacks. These cells are used for VIRUS CULTIVATION and antitumor drug screening assays.
Proteins found in any species of bacterium.
Proteins found in the nucleus of a cell. Do not confuse with NUCLEOPROTEINS which are proteins conjugated with nucleic acids, that are not necessarily present in the nucleus.
The ten-layered nervous tissue membrane of the eye. It is continuous with the OPTIC NERVE and receives images of external objects and transmits visual impulses to the brain. Its outer surface is in contact with the CHOROID and the inner surface with the VITREOUS BODY. The outer-most layer is pigmented, whereas the inner nine layers are transparent.
Any observable response or action of a child from 24 months through 12 years of age. For neonates or children younger than 24 months, INFANT BEHAVIOR is available.
Slender, cylindrical filaments found in the cytoskeleton of plant and animal cells. They are composed of the protein TUBULIN and are influenced by TUBULIN MODULATORS.
The naturally occurring form of DIHYDROXYPHENYLALANINE and the immediate precursor of DOPAMINE. Unlike dopamine itself, it can be taken orally and crosses the blood-brain barrier. It is rapidly taken up by dopaminergic neurons and converted to DOPAMINE. It is used for the treatment of PARKINSONIAN DISORDERS and is usually given with agents that inhibit its conversion to dopamine outside of the central nervous system.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
The genetic process of crossbreeding between genetically dissimilar parents to produce a hybrid.
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
Set of cell bodies and nerve fibers conducting impulses from the eyes to the cerebral cortex. It includes the RETINA; OPTIC NERVE; optic tract; and geniculocalcarine tract.
Increase in BODY WEIGHT over existing weight.
A type of CELL NUCLEUS division by means of which the two daughter nuclei normally receive identical complements of the number of CHROMOSOMES of the somatic cells of the species.
INTERNEURONS of the vertebrate RETINA. They integrate, modulate, and interpose a temporal domain in the visual message presented to the RETINAL GANGLION CELLS, with which they synapse in the inner plexiform layer.
A progressive, degenerative neurologic disease characterized by a TREMOR that is maximal at rest, retropulsion (i.e. a tendency to fall backwards), rigidity, stooped posture, slowness of voluntary movements, and a masklike facial expression. Pathologic features include loss of melanin containing neurons in the substantia nigra and other pigmented nuclei of the brainstem. LEWY BODIES are present in the substantia nigra and locus coeruleus but may also be found in a related condition (LEWY BODY DISEASE, DIFFUSE) characterized by dementia in combination with varying degrees of parkinsonism. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1059, pp1067-75)
An increased liquidity or decreased consistency of FECES, such as running stool. Fecal consistency is related to the ratio of water-holding capacity of insoluble solids to total water, rather than the amount of water present. Diarrhea is not hyperdefecation or increased fecal weight.
The number of offspring produced at one birth by a viviparous animal.
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is above certain standard of acceptable or desirable weight. In the scale of BODY MASS INDEX, overweight is defined as having a BMI of 25.0-29.9 kg/m2. Overweight may or may not be due to increases in body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE), hence overweight does not equal "over fat".
Permanent deprivation of breast milk and commencement of nourishment with other food. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Microscopy using an electron beam, instead of light, to visualize the sample, thereby allowing much greater magnification. The interactions of ELECTRONS with specimens are used to provide information about the fine structure of that specimen. In TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY the reactions of the electrons that are transmitted through the specimen are imaged. In SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY an electron beam falls at a non-normal angle on the specimen and the image is derived from the reactions occurring above the plane of the specimen.
The level of protein structure in which combinations of secondary protein structures (alpha helices, beta sheets, loop regions, and motifs) pack together to form folded shapes called domains. Disulfide bridges between cysteines in two different parts of the polypeptide chain along with other interactions between the chains play a role in the formation and stabilization of tertiary structure. Small proteins usually consist of only one domain but larger proteins may contain a number of domains connected by segments of polypeptide chain which lack regular secondary structure.
Agents used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease. The most commonly used drugs act on the dopaminergic system in the striatum and basal ganglia or are centrally acting muscarinic antagonists.
Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.
Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.
The fleshy or dry ripened ovary of a plant, enclosing the seed or seeds.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
The process of breakdown of food for metabolism and use by the body.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Investigative technique commonly used during ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY in which a series of bright light flashes or visual patterns are used to elicit brain activity.
Native, inorganic or fossilized organic substances having a definite chemical composition and formed by inorganic reactions. They may occur as individual crystals or may be disseminated in some other mineral or rock. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed; McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The rate dynamics in chemical or physical systems.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
The observable response an animal makes to any situation.
Recombinant proteins produced by the GENETIC TRANSLATION of fused genes formed by the combination of NUCLEIC ACID REGULATORY SEQUENCES of one or more genes with the protein coding sequences of one or more genes.
The physical activity of a human or an animal as a behavioral phenomenon.
The level of protein structure in which regular hydrogen-bond interactions within contiguous stretches of polypeptide chain give rise to alpha helices, beta strands (which align to form beta sheets) or other types of coils. This is the first folding level of protein conformation.
Extrachromosomal, usually CIRCULAR DNA molecules that are self-replicating and transferable from one organism to another. They are found in a variety of bacterial, archaeal, fungal, algal, and plant species. They are used in GENETIC ENGINEERING as CLONING VECTORS.
A mutation in which a codon is mutated to one directing the incorporation of a different amino acid. This substitution may result in an inactive or unstable product. (From A Dictionary of Genetics, King & Stansfield, 5th ed)
Therapy for MOVEMENT DISORDERS, especially PARKINSON DISEASE, that applies electricity via stereotactic implantation of ELECTRODES in specific areas of the BRAIN such as the THALAMUS. The electrodes are attached to a neurostimulator placed subcutaneously.
Derivatives of BUTYRIC ACID that contain one or more amino groups attached to the aliphatic structure. Included under this heading are a broad variety of acid forms, salts, esters, and amides that include the aminobutryrate structure.
The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.
Parliamentary democracy located between France on the northeast and Portugual on the west and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.
The number of offspring a female has borne. It is contrasted with GRAVIDITY, which refers to the number of pregnancies, regardless of outcome.
The withholding of food in a structured experimental situation.
Models used experimentally or theoretically to study molecular shape, electronic properties, or interactions; includes analogous molecules, computer-generated graphics, and mechanical structures.
The introduction of a phosphoryl group into a compound through the formation of an ester bond between the compound and a phosphorus moiety.
The chemical reactions involved in the production and utilization of various forms of energy in cells.
Lens-shaped structure on the inner aspect of the INTERNAL CAPSULE. The SUBTHALAMIC NUCLEUS and pathways traversing this region are concerned with the integration of somatic motor function.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Typical way of life or manner of living characteristic of an individual or group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)
The parts of a macromolecule that directly participate in its specific combination with another molecule.
Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of bacteria.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Physical activity which is usually regular and done with the intention of improving or maintaining PHYSICAL FITNESS or HEALTH. Contrast with PHYSICAL EXERTION which is concerned largely with the physiologic and metabolic response to energy expenditure.
The arrangement of two or more amino acid or base sequences from an organism or organisms in such a way as to align areas of the sequences sharing common properties. The degree of relatedness or homology between the sequences is predicted computationally or statistically based on weights assigned to the elements aligned between the sequences. This in turn can serve as a potential indicator of the genetic relatedness between the organisms.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
The degree of similarity between sequences of amino acids. This information is useful for the analyzing genetic relatedness of proteins and species.
The gradual irreversible changes in structure and function of an organism that occur as a result of the passage of time.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the visible, ultraviolet, and infrared range.
An essential amino acid occurring naturally in the L-form, which is the active form. It is found in eggs, milk, gelatin, and other proteins.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
Photosensitive afferent neurons located primarily within the FOVEA CENTRALIS of the MACULA LUTEA. There are three major types of cone cells (red, blue, and green) whose photopigments have different spectral sensitivity curves. Retinal cone cells operate in daylight vision (at photopic intensities) providing color recognition and central visual acuity.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.
An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
The salinated water of OCEANS AND SEAS that provides habitat for marine organisms.
Short sequences (generally about 10 base pairs) of DNA that are complementary to sequences of messenger RNA and allow reverse transcriptases to start copying the adjacent sequences of mRNA. Primers are used extensively in genetic and molecular biology techniques.
Abrupt changes in the membrane potential that sweep along the CELL MEMBRANE of excitable cells in response to excitation stimuli.
In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.
Photosensitive afferent neurons located in the peripheral retina, with their density increases radially away from the FOVEA CENTRALIS. Being much more sensitive to light than the RETINAL CONE CELLS, the rod cells are responsible for twilight vision (at scotopic intensities) as well as peripheral vision, but provide no color discrimination.
The process in which light signals are transformed by the PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS into electrical signals which can then be transmitted to the brain.
The basic cellular units of nervous tissue. Each neuron consists of a body, an axon, and dendrites. Their purpose is to receive, conduct, and transmit impulses in the NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Substances used for their pharmacological actions on glycinergic systems. Glycinergic agents include agonists, antagonists, degradation or uptake inhibitors, depleters, precursors, and modulators of receptor function.
Adjustment of the eyes under conditions of low light. The sensitivity of the eye to light is increased during dark adaptation.
Part of the DIENCEPHALON inferior to the caudal end of the dorsal THALAMUS. Includes the lateral geniculate body which relays visual impulses from the OPTIC TRACT to the calcarine cortex, and the medial geniculate body which relays auditory impulses from the lateral lemniscus to the AUDITORY CORTEX.
A genus of the Ambystomatidae family. The best known species are the axolotl AMBYSTOMA MEXICANUM and the closely related tiger salamander Ambystoma tigrinum. They may retain gills and remain aquatic without developing all of the adult characteristics. However, under proper changes in the environment they metamorphose.
Any method used for determining the location of and relative distances between genes on a chromosome.
Use of written, printed, or graphic materials upon or accompanying a drug container or wrapper. It includes contents, indications, effects, dosages, routes, methods, frequency and duration of administration, warnings, hazards, contraindications, side effects, precautions, and other relevant information.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of the neurological system, processes or phenomena; includes the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Surgically placed electric conductors through which ELECTRIC STIMULATION is delivered to or electrical activity is recorded from a specific point inside the body.
The function of opposing or restraining the excitation of neurons or their target excitable cells.
Slow or diminished movement of body musculature. It may be associated with BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES; MENTAL DISORDERS; prolonged inactivity due to illness; and other conditions.
The representation of the phylogenetically oldest part of the corpus striatum called the paleostriatum. It forms the smaller, more medial part of the lentiform nucleus.
The property of objects that determines the direction of heat flow when they are placed in direct thermal contact. The temperature is the energy of microscopic motions (vibrational and translational) of the particles of atoms.
The absence of light.
The study of the generation and behavior of electrical charges in living organisms particularly the nervous system and the effects of electricity on living organisms.
The adjustment of the eye to variations in the intensity of light. Light adaptation is the adjustment of the eye when the light threshold is increased; DARK ADAPTATION when the light is greatly reduced. (From Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
The biosynthesis of RNA carried out on a template of DNA. The biosynthesis of DNA from an RNA template is called REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION.
A great expanse of continuous bodies of salt water which together cover more than 70 percent of the earth's surface. Seas may be partially or entirely enclosed by land, and are smaller than the five oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic).
The time from the onset of a stimulus until a response is observed.
Genes that cause the epigenotype (i.e., the interrelated developmental pathways through which the adult organism is realized) to switch to an alternate cell lineage-related pathway. Switch complexes control the expression of normal functional development as well as oncogenic transformation.
The species Megaptera novaeangliae, in the family Balaenopteridae, characterized by its huge flippers and the arching of their back when diving. They are also known for their breaching and singing.
A group of cold-blooded, aquatic vertebrates having gills, fins, a cartilaginous or bony endoskeleton, and elongated bodies covered with scales.
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  • In 2016, an estimated 2.81 million international travelers from the United States were children or adults traveling with children. (
  • In a review of children with posttravel illnesses seen at clinics in the GeoSentinel Global Surveillance Network, only 51% of all children and 32% of the children visiting friends and relatives (VFRs) had received pretravel medical advice, compared with 59% of adults. (
  • Consider counseling adults traveling with children and older children to take a course in basic first aid before travel. (
  • Infants and children with diarrhea can become dehydrated more quickly than adults. (
  • The etiology of travelers' diarrhea (TD) in children is similar to that in adults (see Chapter 2, Travelers' Diarrhea ). (
  • Food allergies are estimated to affect 4 to 6 percent of children and 4 percent of adults. (
  • Children and adults diagnosed with eczema can manage the condition with the guidance of an allergist. (
  • Offering comprehensive medical, interventional and surgical treatments of congenital heart diseases in newborns, children and adults. (
  • Children (and adults) with T1D must monitor their dietary intake and exercise and take insulin injections, or use an insulin pump, daily to help control their blood sugar levels. (
  • While a majority of the conversation about high blood pressure (HBP or hypertension) centers on adults, children of all ages, from birth to teens, can have high blood pressure. (
  • Race - Like African-American adults, African-American children are also at a higher risk for high blood pressure. (
  • We all want our own children and indeed all children to have a happy and fulfilling childhood and to become successful adults. (
  • Do parents of special needs children, the children themselves, adults that have special needs wish to share, teach, or tell anything to special needs educators such as teachers and teacher assistants? (
  • Which scenario should provoke more panic: the possibility that your child may become one of the approximately 100 children who are kidnapped by strangers each year, or one of the country's 58 million overweight adults? (
  • Adults lie constantly to kids. (
  • So by studying the ways adults lie to kids, we may be able to clear our heads of lies we were told. (
  • All adults know what their culture lies to kids about: they're the questions you answer "Ask your parents. (
  • If you ask adults why they lie to kids, the most common reason they give is to protect them. (
  • A lot of the things adults conceal from smaller children, they conceal because they'd be frightening, not because they want to conceal the existence of such things. (
  • This seems one of the most justifiable types of lying adults do to kids. (
  • Whenever the Hobson adults miss dinner, for example, all six children share the same bitter disappointment. (
  • As technology use becomes more universal across all age groups,young adults and children are now at risk of developing repetitive strain injuries. (
  • As more adults take home prescriptions to treat chronic diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure, those same medications are associated with increasing rates of poisonings among children and teens. (
  • More adults are taking prescriptions for chronic diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure -- and those same medications are linked to increasing rates of poisonings in children and teens, a study finds. (
  • The VFC Program helps provide vaccines to children whose parents or guardians may not be able to afford them. (
  • It is important for parents to talk to their kids and teens about STDs (sexually transmitted diseases). (
  • Most kids worry when their parents argue. (
  • Loud voices and angry words parents might use can make kids feel scared , sad , or upset. (
  • Even arguments that use silence - like when parents act angry and don't talk to each other at all - can be upsetting for kids. (
  • If the argument has anything to do with the kids, kids might think they have caused their parents to argue and fight. (
  • But parents' behavior is never the fault of kids. (
  • Kids often worry about what it means when parents fight. (
  • Just like kids, when parents get upset they might cry, yell, or say things they don't really mean. (
  • Just like kids, parents might argue more if they're not feeling their best or are under a lot of stress from a job or other worries. (
  • How Do Kids Feel When Their Parents Fight? (
  • Kids usually feel upset when they see or hear parents arguing. (
  • Seeing parents upset and out of control can make kids feel unprotected and scared. (
  • Sometimes parents' arguments make kids cry or give them a stomachache. (
  • It's important to remember that the parents are arguing or fighting, not the kids. (
  • Sometimes parents who fight can get so out of control that they hurt each other, and sometimes kids can get hurt , too. (
  • Although data about the incidence of pediatric illnesses associated with international travel are limited, the risks that children face while traveling are likely similar to those their parents face. (
  • parents feeding their child formula should consider whether they need to bring formula from home. (
  • For short trips, parents may want to bring a supply of safe snacks from home for times when children are hungry and available food may not be appealing or safe. (
  • Do children conspire to make their parents' lives endlessly challenging? (
  • I urge all parents who want kind, happy, and emotionally healthy kids to read The Whole-Brain Child . (
  • At the study's onset, parents were asked how often their children consumed food from a list of 43 items. (
  • The associations we identified here need to be confirmed in experimental studies including children with clinical diagnosis of depression , anxiety or other behavioral disorders rather than well-being as reported by parents," said Arvidsson. (
  • Welcome to the TBSOD parents & kids members site. (
  • Parents with special needs children have special needs themselves. (
  • There is a chat room in Talk City for parents of special needs children. (
  • AFC provides free services to parents of special needs children to help them be their children's "first and best advocate. (
  • Parents of Special Needs Children Intranet is an Intra net, meaning that only people invited are allowed to enter. (
  • Crime is Down, But Parents Shelter Their Children As If There's a Child Predator On Every Corner. (
  • Other parents looked at me as if I'd suggested we stuff the children into barrels and roll them into the nearest active volcano. (
  • A child is almost as likely to be struck by lightning as kidnapped by a stranger, but it's not fear of lightning strikes that parents cite as the reason for keeping children indoors watching television instead of out on the sidewalk skipping rope. (
  • When you're a kid, sometimes you get tired of feeling like your parents are constantly in control - it's like you're at the mercy of their every whim! (
  • So why are some parents so nervous about letting their children out of their sight? (
  • Back in 1972, when many of today's parents were kids, 87 percent of children who lived within a mile of school walked or biked every day. (
  • Schools are careful what they say about controversial topics, and if they do contradict what parents want their kids to believe, parents either pressure the school into keeping quiet or move their kids to a new school. (
  • What do parents hope to protect their children from by raising them in suburbia? (
  • Parents know they've concealed the facts about sex, and many at some point sit their kids down and explain more. (
  • Meals can be ordered by parents in advance for children who participate in the program. (
  • Parents get to approve whom their kids can and can't message on the app. (
  • 2. EU Kids Online aims to enhance knowledge of the experiences and practices of European children and parents regarding risky and safer use of the internet and new online technologies, in order to inform the promotion of a safer online environment for children. (
  • 3. KNOWLEDGE ENHANCEMENT From 2009-11 we designed a detailed survey to interview 25,000 European children and their parents in 25 countries. (
  • The Disney English school in Shanghai aims to teach children the language -- not market directly to them, but parents admit the name is a big draw. (
  • The best way to do this is for both parents/guardians to go with the child in person to apply for the passport. (
  • Who knows, maybe it's parents-not the Fruit Loops toucan or vending machines or corporate greed or even a lack of laws-who hook kids on insalubrious foods. (
  • This would be a great time to head over to Café o'Play , a coffeehouse designed so parents can sit and enjoy a cup of coffee while the kids play on indoor slides and racetracks in the centre of the café. (
  • Admission for children over one year is $5 per child and includes free WI-FI for the parents. (
  • While they try to create a good life for Jin-Han, he tries on different hats, literally and figuratively, hoping to fulfill his parents' dreams for him and still be a regular American kid. (
  • Parents often think that it's doing its job because it bubbles a bit when it hits the skin,' says David Mooney, MD, trauma program director at Children's Hospital Boston. (
  • Parents Welcome to Kids Answers! (
  • Kids Mode hides stuff that's just for parents and adds some fun. (
  • In other children the problem starts when their parents start to potty train them. (
  • Between two and three years of age some children start to exert their growing sense of independence by refusing to obey their parents, and refusing to open their bowels is one way of resisting parental control. (
  • Jeb Bush on Wednesday joined the growing consensus among Republicans that parents should be required to vaccinate their children, weighing in on an issue that became unexpectedly controversial on Capitol Hill this week. (
  • Parents ought to make sure their children are vaccinated," he said in response to a question after his speech at the Detroit Economic Club. (
  • Parents have a responsibility to make sure their children are protected. (
  • But for all Bush's incredulity, the vaccine question sparked controversy this week when two potential GOP presidential contenders, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, expressed reservations about requiring parents to vaccinate their kids. (
  • Christie said while he has his kids vaccinated, parents should have the ability to choose in some cases. (
  • The weary parents broke up fights between their bickering children. (
  • If children have difficulty falling asleep, parents should not turn to medication, experts said. (
  • Too few parents understand how normal it is for children of the same age to act differently. (
  • Parents sometimes worry if their children begin dating later than their classmates: is it a reflection of their sexual orientation, a measure of social competence or a predictor of future interpersonal problems? (
  • Children look to their parents for subtle cues about whether they may confide their confusing feelings about dating. (
  • If children sense that their parents will quickly judge, criticize or reject them, they'll try to hide what they're doing and how they're feeling. (
  • Unlike the original 1960s Flintstones series and its spin-off incarnations featuring the kids and their parents in slapstick comedy adventures, this show focused more on educational values and lessons for children. (
  • Helping their employees' overweight and obese children can save companies money-and put kids on a healthier path to adulthood. (
  • Nearly one-third of American children carry more pounds than is healthy, and obese teenagers have a 70% chance of turning into expensive obese adult workers. (
  • That comes to an extra $2,000 a year for each obese youngster. (
  • Although statistics show that rates of child abduction and sexual abuse have marched steadily downward since the early 1990s, fear of these crimes is at an all-time high. (
  • Are cities and towns less safe and kids more vulnerable to crimes like child abduction and sexual abuse than they were in previous generations? (
  • Advances the child welfare field's understanding of neuroscience and brain research to encourage implementation of more effective programs and policies. (
  • Ellen Kuwana composes articles for the Neuroscience for Kids 'In the News' section which focuses on recent innovations in science that have been spotlighted in the media. (
  • Neuroscience for Kids is the perfect combination of neuroscience, education, science outreach, and writing and editing-all rolled into a collaborative and creative atmosphere. (
  • Melissa Phillips was a research consultant for Neuroscience for Kids. (
  • Phillips began writing for Neuroscience for Kids in March of 2002. (
  • She has developed her science writing by writing articles for Neuroscience for Kids, completing stories for class, and editing the papers of scientists in the lab. (
  • Phillips left Neuroscience for Kids in 2004. (
  • Marge Murray was involved with the development of curriculum materials for Neuroscience for Kids until 2001. (
  • Neuroscience for Kids' is intended to be a resource for anyone who is interested in learning about the nervous system. (
  • External web sites that are linked on 'Neuroscience for Kids' pages are provided for the convenience of users and are not managed by anyone associated with 'Neuroscience for Kids' or the University of Washington. (
  • Early childhood dental caries has been reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to be perhaps the most prevalent infectious disease of our nation's children. (
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that dental caries is perhaps the most prevalent of infectious diseases in our nation's children. (
  • The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (Department) - in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) - conducts the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) in randomly selected public high schools in every odd-numbered year. (
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has created an online application, Youth Online , by which individuals can analyze national, state, and local Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) data from all years YRBS has been administered. (
  • today, just 13% of children get to school under their own power, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (
  • But today, the Centers for Disease Control report that only 13 percent of children bike, walk or otherwise get themselves to school. (
  • To rein in the expense , companies are expanding benefit programs , adding incentives, offering nutrition counseling and letting children use on-site fitness centers and medical clinics. (
  • Texas Instruments also allows employees' kids to use the company fitness centers. (
  • Only about 10% of the 272 children testing positive for a single autoantibody at the end of the follow-up for this study (Dec. 31, 2019) had transitioned to T1D. (
  • To prevent caries in children, high-risk individuals must be identified at an early age (preferably high-risk mothers during prenatal care), and aggressive strategies should be adopted, including anticipatory guidance, behavior modifications (oral hygiene and feeding practices), and establishment of a dental home by 1 year of age for children deemed at risk. (
  • This review confirms the benefits of using fluoride toothpaste in preventing caries in children and adolescents when compared to placebo , but only significantly for fluoride concentrations of 1000 ppm and above. (
  • To determine the relative effectiveness of fluoride toothpastes of different concentrations in preventing dental caries in children and adolescents, and to examine the potentially modifying effects of baseline caries level and supervised toothbrushing. (
  • Provide preventive counseling and interventions tailored to specific risks, including special travel preparations and treatment that may be required for infants and children with underlying conditions, chronic diseases, or immunocompromising conditions. (
  • They're quite common, especially in infants and young children, and they have a wide range of causes. (
  • 2 Infants who are of low socioeconomic status, whose mothers have a low education level, and who consume sugary foods are 32 times more likely to have caries at the age of 3 years than children in whom those risk factors are not present. (
  • The researchers used data from the Identification and Prevention of Dietary- and Lifestyle-Induced Health Effects in Children and Infants Study, a prospective cohort study that aims to understand how to prevent overweight in children while also considering the multiple factors that contribute to it. (
  • Such routines, such as a bath or a soothing activity, cuddling or singing a lullaby, help infants sleep better through the night and improve sleep issues for children, according to another study. (
  • If you are a parent and you suspect your child has hearing loss, trust your instincts and speak with your child's doctor. (
  • If your child does not have a Social Security number, you must submit a statement, signed and dated, that includes the phrase, "I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the following is true and correct: (Child's full name) has never been issued a Social Security Number by the Social Security Administration. (
  • A lot of what predicts when a child will begin dating is the culture of the child's school and friends, much more than the influence of the child's family," said Dr. Barbara C. Ilardi, a professor of psychology and the director of the Susan B. Anthony Center for Women's Studies at the University of Rochester. (
  • Co-occurrence of interparental violence and child physical abuse and its effect on the adolescents' behavior. (
  • Can kids with Tourette go to regular school? (
  • Worry from arguments can even make it hard for a kid to go to sleep or go to school. (
  • For example, getting a new brother or sister or going to a new school may cause a child to temporarily act out. (
  • Explore Kids Help Phone's resources about back to school and taking care of yourself during the pandemic. (
  • Even if teeth are not extracted the tooth decay may be distressing, be expensive to treat and may involve children and their carers having time off school and work. (
  • Find out about starting school, talking about school with your child, getting to know teachers and more. (
  • The school setting is one of the first places that children learn to relate to and interact with one another and with persons in positions of authority. (
  • I wouldn't let my children walk to school alone … would you? (
  • As we ride together each day, I remember the Huffy Sweet 'n' Sassy I rode to school when I was a kid. (
  • Kids LOVE new school! (
  • P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School at the University of Florida has redesigned school and the kids LOVE it! (
  • We do NOT believe that every time school-age children go outside, they need a security detail. (
  • That lack of physical activity has prompted the CDC to create outreach programs designed to get kids walking to school again, in an effort to combat the childhood obesity epidemic. (
  • Whether they eat at home or at school, be sure your children eat a nutritious breakfast every day. (
  • As school returns to session and the days get shorter, it can be more challenging to ensure that your child is engaging in enough daily activity. (
  • What is the best breakfast for kids this school year? (
  • This week, I sat down in an editorial board meeting with Kevin Concannon-USDA undersecretary for food, nutrition, and consumer services-a friendly and well-spoken authoritarian who effortlessly dismissed the idea of local parental and school control over kids. (
  • Does the data pass along with the child from school to school? (
  • Will a school want to medicate a child that the monitor identifies as hyperactive? (
  • To develop caring relationships with homeless youth, many of whom are disconnected from family, school, and other social service agencies. (
  • So, in 1999 and again in 2005, I did what I thought I really ought to do for my bright, talented kids who upended family life and underachieved in school. (
  • Instead of going to school with other kids, Lila is homeschooled by her mother, although her friend David shares comic books with her. (
  • Over the next month or so, our kids will be heading back to school. (
  • The use of improperly used backpacks may be contributing to pain and fatigue in school aged children & increasing their risk for spinal injury and back pain. (
  • Although children in elementary school usually choose to socialize with members of the same sex, by junior high school they often go out in mixed-sex groups of a half-dozen or more friends. (
  • But the family influences which school the child attends and which friends she has. (
  • Comer Children's pediatric sedation service provides a critical bridge for children undergoing medical procedures who don't need general anesthesia but could benefit from moderate to deep sedation. (
  • Pediatric gastroenterologist Timothy Sentongo, MD, discusses what your child should eat before, during and after athletics. (
  • That was the very year pediatric psychiatry went giddy with excitement over the initial findings of the National Institute of Mental Health Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with ADHD, better known as the MTA. (
  • It also prevents children from picking at scabs and touching their wounds -- habits that can lead to infection, says David Spiro, MD, chief of pediatric emergency medicine at Oregon Health and Science University, in Portland. (
  • For the study, researchrs gathered information on 3,752 children admitted to 43 pediatric hospitals throughout the United States. (
  • Teens and Tourette external icon - hear from the Youth Ambassadors of the Tourette Association of America about their experiences living with Tourette and what they do to educate everyone around them. (
  • Talking to kids and teens about sex and STDs does not make it more likely that they'll have sex. (
  • Kids and teens need to know about STDs. (
  • Our reviews help you choose the best movies and DVDs for kids and teens. (
  • Kids & Teens TV ( KTV ) was a Christian children's television channel operated by the Dominion Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Sky Angel 's founder Robert W. Johnson. (
  • According to Child Trends, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research group, between 1980 and 2003 death rates dropped by 44 percent for children ages five to 14 and 32 percent for teens aged 15 to 19. (
  • Boston Children's has launched the world's 1st program dedicated to offering hand transplants to children who qualify. (
  • Because the effects of children's exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) carry long lasting consequences for the affected children, IPV exposure may impose a significant economic burden to localities, states, and society at large, made explicit over the victim's lifetime and over a wide range of behaviors and outcomes, including use of social services, health and healthcare utilization, educational outcomes, workforce productivity, and criminal behavior. (
  • UC Davis Children's Hospital is helping children reach their full potential. (
  • Although none of the trials included in the review looked at fluorosis or mottling of the children's teeth, fluorosis may be an unwanted result of using fluoride toothpaste in young children and a Cochrane review on this topic has also been published. (
  • Comer Children's provides innovative medical care to children with common illnesses to the most complex medical problems. (
  • In October 2015, TBN 's children's television service Smile of a Child announced that it had reached a deal to simulcast its programming on KTV from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (
  • Water served to young children, including water used to prepare infant formula, should be disinfected (see Chapter 2, Water Disinfection ). (
  • Some young children with severe eczema benefit from food allergy testing and potential removal of certain specific foods from their diet. (
  • And especially in young children, the right brain and its emotions tend to rule over the logic of the left brain. (
  • We found that in young children aged two to nine years there is an association between adherence to healthy dietary guidelines and better psychological well-being , which includes fewer emotional problems, better relationships with other children, and higher self-esteem, two years later. (
  • It's time to put on your pjs and relax with this special that shines a light on the importance of positive sleep routines for young children. (
  • Having young children is demanding and the younger you are, the easier it is to manage all of those demands. (
  • Dental caries is 5 times more common than asthma and 7 times more common than hay fever in children. (
  • 12 Second, approximately 70% of all dental caries are found in 20% of our nation's children. (
  • By about 10-13 years old, most kids understand what sex is and are ready to learn about STDs. (
  • Prior to turning his focus to helping kids learn coding and computer science concepts, Michael served as developerWorks Founding Editor in Chief (and at that time this blog covered the evolution of developerWorks and related topics of interest to the dW community). (
  • Then kids learn to blend those sounds into words. (
  • Most kids with dyslexia can learn to read with the right kind of teaching. (
  • This is vital for growing up if children are to learn to cope w with the adult world. (
  • Healthy teeth let children chew food easier, learn to talk clearly, and smile with self-assurance. (
  • Some 20 children in Wuxi learn of of Huishan clay figurines, one of the city's most iconic cultural heritages. (
  • I also believe that having children teaches you things you can't learn any other way and that those lessons are incredibly valuable in other parts of your life, including your work life. (
  • The Vaccines For Children program has helped prevent diseases and save lives…big time! (
  • 1 More than 40% of children have tooth decay by the time they reach kindergarten. (
  • The younger the child at the time they tested positive for a first autoantibody, the greater their risk for developing a second autoantibody. (
  • Extra time for tests is really important, so kids with dyslexia have enough time to finish and show their teacher how much they have learned. (
  • The only time I've been away from my kids was when I was in the hospital, giving birth to another one. (
  • No offense, but the next time I hear Michelle Obama lecture me about feeding kids locally farmed kumquats, I'll be forced to pile my family into an SUV and hit the Burger King drive-through just to snap my psyche back into proper equilibrium. (
  • It tells kids, in real time, 'Am I active? (
  • We create these kids rompers in most alluring designs that suit the kids to enjoy a carefree time. (
  • It came at a time when doctors were being criticized for blindly prescribing powerful adult psych meds to children on a trial-and-error basis. (
  • When founders and other executives ask the Gotham Gal when is the right time to have kids, she always says "now" and explains that there will never be a good time to have kids so you might as well get on with it. (
  • To make the most of your first day (and to get the kids to bed at a decent time) book onto 12:55 flight from London Heathrow, which lands at JFK at 16:10. (
  • When Susan Tynan was pregnant for the first time, she remembers going to a party and asking a friend, "When you have a child, do you have to put all your dreams for the future on your child, or do you get to keep some dreams for yourself? (
  • If this happens, kids can let an adult know, so that the family can be helped and protected from fighting in a way that hurts people. (
  • As adult prescription medication use has increased, so have rates of poisonings in children of all ages. (
  • I don't see evidence that the age at which a child begins dating has any effect on adult emotional development or later romantic involvement," said Dr. Laurence Steinberg, a professor of psychology at Temple University in Philadelphia and the author of "You and Your Adolescent" (HarperPerennial, $10.95, 1991). (
  • Youth over the age of 16 years are responsible for updating their own immunization records. (
  • For this TEDDY analysis, eligible children with increased genetic risk for T1D, were followed every three months, from the age of 3 months up to 15 years, for the development of a first-appearing autoantibody directed against pancreatic insulin-producing cells: glutamic acid decarboxylase antibody (GADA), insulin autoantibody (IAA), or insulinoma-associated-protein-2 autoantibody (IA2-2A). (
  • Furthermore, 53% of these 336 children with a second antibody progressed to T1D within about 3.5 years. (
  • In addition, the researchers found that greater self-esteem at the study's onset was associated with a higher HDAS two years later and that the associations between HDAS and wellbeing were similar for both normal-weight and overweight children. (
  • The decision of what fluoride levels to use for children under 6 years should be balanced with the risk of fluorosis. (
  • Randomised controlled trials and cluster-randomised controlled trials comparing fluoride toothpaste with placebo or fluoride toothpaste of a different concentration in children up to 16 years of age with a follow-up period of at least 1 year. (
  • Did she really think the number of child molesters and kidnappers in the world had increased in the last 20 or 30 years, I asked? (
  • Mortality rates from all causes, including disease and accidents, for American children are lower now than they were 25 years ago. (
  • If your child keeps asking for the same food meal after meal, the child is on a "food jag," especially common in the toddler years. (
  • Passports for children under 16 are only valid for 5 years. (
  • In a short span of six years, we have created a benchmark in the domain with the high quality of our range of garments for kids, womens and mens. (
  • StandUp For Kids - Boston has been in existence for over 10 years and has served thousands of homeless and street involved youth in the Greater Boston area. (
  • Children have taught me to be patient, to care, and be present (something that has been a challenge for me over the years). (
  • The new ECO range consists of two different models, the Mini Micro Deluxe ECO for children from 2 to 5 years and the Maxi Micro Deluxe ECO for children from 5 years and older. (
  • To better understand the risks and benefits of fish consumption, Oken and her team surveyed 341 mothers about their intake of fish during the second trimester of pregnancy, and then had their children complete a battery of tests of cognitive function at 3 years of age. (
  • As with other developmental milestones like walking and toilet training, within a few years it's impossible to tell when a child first attempted it. (
  • In younger kids you're looking at exploratory behaviors. (
  • Created in 2001, the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative receives funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and crucial support contributed each year by numerous local funders. (
  • For the 1979 film, see Rich Kids (film) . (
  • Jack Benun had managed a family apparel manufacturing business before founding a predecessor of Happy Kids in 1979. (
  • Gluten is a protein found in certain grains like wheat, barley and rye and is harmless for most children - with the exception of celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity. (
  • In some communities there's tremendous pressure on children to mimic behavior for which they're not emotionally ready. (
  • Motor vehicle and water-related injuries, including drowning, are also major health and safety concerns for child travelers. (
  • Children and Mental Health: Is This Just a Stage? (
  • 14 - 16 Therefore, an oral health risk assessment before 1 year of age affords the opportunity to identify high-risk patients and to provide timely referral and intervention for the child and allows an invaluable opportunity to decrease the level of cariogenic organisms in the mother with a significant caries risk before and during colonization of the infant. (
  • A better understanding of distinct autoantibody spreading is important, because it will allow us to identify at-risk children earlier in the disease process," said the study's lead author Kendra Vehik, PhD, a professor of epidemiology at the University of South Florida Health (USF Health) Morsani College of Medicine's Health Informatics Institute . (
  • High blood pressure in children can arise from several risk factors or it can be secondary hypertension, resulting from an underlying health condition. (
  • Since 2007, the MYRBS has been conducted jointly with the Massachusetts Youth Health Survey (MYHS) developed by DPH. (
  • Regardless of body weight, children who eat healthy diets are more likely to have higher self-esteem and fewer emotional and peer problems, such as having fewer friends or being picked on or bullied, according to new research published in the open access journal BMC Public Health . (
  • Our mission is to promote health society free from diseases, crime and poverty by empowering children with relevant knowledge about health, hygiene, environmental conservation, substance abuse & addiction, crime & safety, sexual abuse, entrepreneurship and job creation. (
  • This member-driven campaign was established in 2010 to educate families, communities and policymakers about the importance of quality nutrition to promote optimal health of kids and their families. (
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 24 (3), 557-570. (
  • Secondary hypertension in children Certain diseases as well as some medications can cause high blood pressure in children. (
  • Depression, anxiety and other mood disorders, which were secondary diagnoses in many youngsters, may play a role, he added. (
  • VFC helps ensure that all children have a better chance of getting their recommended vaccinations on schedule and that means healthier children, families, and communities. (
  • Kids who live in families where the fighting goes too far can let someone know what's going on. (
  • Children born into families that have a history of allergic diseases such as asthma or hay fever are at an increased risk for eczema. (
  • First, high caries rates run in families 11 and are passed from mother to child from generation to generation. (
  • The Jim Casey Initiative is named in memory of Jim Casey, the founder of UPS, who improved the lives of millions of American children and families through his philanthropic activities. (
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy for traumatized children and families. (
  • Set on Scotland's first Living Stage - a recyclable, biodegradable, edible set created from locally found, reclaimed materials - 'Uprooted' is a unique theatre production for children and families fusing live performance, music and living plants with innovative stage design. (
  • Hale is one of the authors of a new study published online in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics this month that found that black and Hispanic families and those with lower levels of income and education were less likely to enforce regular bedtimes for children. (
  • As part of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and other investors, the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative is active, in states and in local communities across the nation to increase opportunities for young people who are in or transitioning from foster care. (
  • Let's not forget about adopting a child - being a foster parent, or a big brother / sister - you'll get all the benefits of being a biological parent while helping the world community. (
  • Welcome to Inhabitots, your online guide for sustainable modern design for babies, toddlers, and kids. (
  • Meanwhile, as rates of child abduction and abuse move down, rates of Type II diabetes, hypertension and other obesity-related ailments in children move up. (
  • In its first year, nearly 250 kids received care for obesity. (
  • And right on down the line through my younger kids as well. (
  • Our findings suggest that a healthy diet can improve well-being in children," said study author Dr. Louise Arvidsson from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. (
  • Two-thirds of workers reported their kids were exercising more, and 59% of youngsters either lost weight or maintained a healthy weight. (
  • Food service includes fruit and kid-friendly drinks and snacks as well as healthy entrees. (
  • Facebook Releases App for Kids Under 13. (
  • Social networking sites (SNSs) enable children to c communicate and have fun with their friends, but not e everyone has the digital skills to manage privacy and p personal disclosure and many 9-12 year olds use S SNSs underage, including 20 per cent on Facebook a and 38 per cent using SNSs overall. (
  • O ' Boy changed its name to Happy Kids in December 1997. (
  • Aria Noelle Curzon as Pebbles Flintstone Taylor Gunther as Baby Pebbles Christine Cavanaugh as Bamm-Bamm Rubble (singing voice provided by E.G. Daily) Frank Welker as Dino A sing-along album, Cave Kids Sing-Along, was released on cassette tape and CD by Kid Rhino on February 4, 1997. (
  • Track listing Cave Kids Theme The Cave Kid Crawl The Woman in the Moon Little Is Just Right for Me Sharing Hand in Hand Being a Friend On June 10, 1997, Warner Home Video released three separate Cave Kids titles on videocassette: "Watch Us Grow", "At Play" and "Make New Friends", with each 44-minute cassette featuring two episodes and a music video. (
  • Gameboy Kids is a 1992 Hong Kong action comedy film written and directed by Gordon Chan and starring Andy Lau in dual roles as an idiot savant and triad leader respectively. (
  • Vaccines at no cost for eligible children through VFC-enrolled doctors. (
  • Chronic pain in children and teenagers is a dramatically growing problem, with hospital admissions for youngsters with the condition rising ninefold between 2004 and 2010, a new study suggests. (
  • The most common type of chronic pain among kids in the study was abdominal pain, which was reported in 23 percent of cases, according to the study. (
  • Other conditions included reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome, a condition that brings nerve pain affecting the limbs, which affected 9.2 percent of children in the study, and chronic pain syndrome, a condition that involves being in pain for longer than six months (6.4 percent). (
  • Why so many children have chronic pain is the "million-dollar question," Coffelt said. (
  • A successful stockbroker, a TV-savvy lawyer, and six children tend to attract attention. (
  • The public employment services have difficulties in reaching out to young people, as illustrated by the fact that the registered unemployment figures tend to underestimate the overall youth unemployment rate, be it for lack of information, on the part of the unemployed, about the services delivered by the employment centres, or for their lack of trust in the assistance that can be provided by these centres. (
  • Yet, during the racial profiling inquiry, the Commission learned that one of the most significant and potentially long-lasting impacts of racial profiling is its effect on children and youth. (
  • Racial profiling in several contexts, in particular in the education system and in law enforcement, is compromising the future of our children and youth and, in turn, the future prosperity of all Ontarians. (
  • He knows he's smart, so why can't he read like the other kids? (
  • Most kids start learning to read by learning how speech sounds make up words. (
  • So a kid who has dyslexia will read slowly and might make a lot of mistakes. (
  • I read it with interest because I have long noticed that having kids has had a profound and positive effect on Paul. (
  • (CNN) -- When Genevieve and Brian Skory were new to parenting, they allowed their two young kids to read or watch TV until they fell asleep. (
  • So far, my explorations haven't turned up anything specifically designed for kids, but I've found an all-ages program that may work for us. (
  • Fun for children of all ages! (
  • Across the four classes of medications analyzed, the greatest poisoning risk was for children under age 5 and then for ages 13 to 19. (
  • Or, a kid might make a grunting sound unwillingly. (
  • If you don't feel comfortable talking with your kids about STDs, make sure they can turn to someone else for accurate information. (
  • Today, surviving exiles and their children, plus over a dozen different aboriginal groups, make up the island's more than 23 million people. (
  • I have configured it so that anyone can make an announcement, add to the calendar (hey put your kids and your birthdays in there! (
  • You can lead a young child to the table, but you can't make her eat - nor should you. (
  • Many of the activities in Edmonton for kids are dictated by the weather, so make sure to check the weather forecast before you arrive and pack accordingly. (
  • Find out what puts the fizz into soda pop in a hands-on experiment where kids can make their own cola. (
  • All around her, people told her that having children would make it impossible for her to do all the things she wanted to do with her life, which included starting a business. (
  • She put some structures in place to make sure that she could give both her children and her career her best. (
  • We also make sure that our kids show her respect. (
  • The children of mothers with high caries rates are at a higher risk of decay. (
  • In a sample of 3,217 households, in which three-quarters of the children were born to unmarried mothers, about 67 percent used a bedtime. (
  • Benefits were strongest for children whose mothers ate more than two servings a week. (
  • Give special consideration to the risks of children who are VFR travelers in developing countries. (
  • We later learned that one of the risks of giving stimulants to children is that the medications may unmask an undiagnosed mood disorder. (
  • Isn't it that children who have been encouraged to take reasonable risks (water fights) and be creative (imaginary friends) will be better equipped in later life to deal with economic recession when it hits them? (
  • Will your child bring medications with them to camp? (
  • Many children experience painful tooth decay which can lead to the tooth/teeth being extracted. (
  • Toothpastes containing at least 1000 parts per million (ppm) fluoride are effective at preventing tooth decay in children, which supports the current international standard level recommended. (
  • A role playing fun game which enables kids to perform dental drilling, tooth scaling, teeth cleaning, whitening, mouth washing, dental extraction as well as performing examinations, taking x-rays and diagnosis. (
  • The pediatrician's first contact with a child with Turner syndrome may occur during infancy or childhood. (
  • Growth in children with Turner syndrome is characterized by a slight intrauterine growth restriction, slow growth during infancy and childhood, and lack of a pubertal growth spurt. (
  • The Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology brings together the latest innovative research that advances knowledge of psychopathology from infancy through adolescence. (
  • Dedicated to providing comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for children from infancy to adolescence with complex gastrointestinal disorders. (
  • In addition, youth unemployment and inactivity can lead to social exclusion, as the inability to find employment creates a sense of idleness and frustration. (
  • The correlation between educational attainment and unemployment, in the sense that the higher the level of educational attainment, the lower the rate of youth unemployment, is generally valid. (
  • Sign up to get the latest child welfare news and resources from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. (
  • Part of the problem is that with wall-to-wall Internet and cable news, every missing child case gets so much airtime that it's not surprising even normal parental paranoia can be amplified. (
  • Kids might worry about one parent or the other during an argument. (
  • However, those increased-risk children who also had a parent or sibling with T1D were more likely to develop a second-appearing autoantibody than those without a family history. (
  • As a parent of a special needs child, you are invited. (
  • The event is open to kids in grades 3-6, and each child must have a parent or guardian in attendance. (
  • Other times, it's a parent who notices the kid is struggling. (
  • Children under 4 are welcome to join when accompanied by a parent or guardian. (
  • Every parent of a young child has been through the pain of a picky eating phase. (
  • You must submit documentation that lists the parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of the child applying for a passport. (
  • Amicus for Children, Inc (AFC ) is a non-profit organization formed in 1999 by two moms one an educator and the other an attorney. (
  • StandUp For Kids is the only organization in Boston that serves runaway youth under the age of 18 and currently conducts street outreach three days per week. (
  • A new Casey-funded study by the Center for State Child Welfare Data examines the reasons that teenagers exit out-of-home care and the variables influencing their path. (
  • Expect respect support groups: preliminary evaluation of a dating violence prevention program for at-risk youth. (
  • The MTA's seminal 1999 finding was that children diagnosed with ADHD fared better with medication or with a combination of medication and therapy, than with therapy and community care alone. (

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