Watching violent TV during the preschool years leads to later risks of psychological impairment

Watching violent TV during the preschool years can lead to later risks of psychological and academic impairment, the summer before middle school starts, according to a new study led by…

IVF journey that leads to big announcement: ABC11’s Ana Rivera shares personal story

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — For the last four years you have welcomed ABC11’s Ana Rivera into your home every morning, dark and early.You’ve seen her get married and start her…

Persistence of SARS-CoV-2 in tissues leads to long COVID

Soon after its emergence at the end of 2019, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) caused a devastating wave of infections, hospitalizations, and deaths throughout the world. The…

Rapid infusion of NaHCO3 bolus after extensive resuscitation leads to higher blood flows to the brain and heart

A new study examines the effect of rapid infusion of 2meq/kg of sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) in an ovine model on gas exchange and coronary and cerebral perfusion in the immediate…

Peripubertal stress leads to increase in adipose tissue and reduces sociability

Between the end of childhood and the beginning of adolescence, there is a critical window of time referred to as “peripuberty”. This transitional period involves developmental changes in both fat…

Gene therapy leads to durable transfusion independence in youngest patients with thalassemia

Over 90 percent of patients with transfusion-dependent thalassemia, an inherited blood disorder, no longer needed monthly blood transfusions years after receiving gene therapy, according to an international Phase 3 clinical…

Early gender-affirming hormone therapy for transgender teens leads to better mental health

For transgender people, starting gender-affirming hormone treatment in adolescence is linked to better mental health than waiting until adulthood, according to new research led by the Stanford University School of…

Few-foods diet leads to a significant decrease in ADHD symptoms

Children whose ADHD symptoms were drastically reduced after following a few-foods diet showed increased activity in a specific part of the brain. The more significant the change in behavior, the…

Increased screen time leads to more eye strain and convergence insufficiency in children

When COVID-19 first shut down classrooms and virtual schooling became the new norm, ophthalmologists predicted an increase in digital eye strain in children. New research from ophthalmologists at Wills Eye…

Research receives $1.74 million to explore how prenatal alcohol exposure leads to ‘anxious’ offspring

A researcher at Binghamton University, State University of New York has received a $1.74 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to explore how prenatal alcohol exposure leads…