THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 -- Teacher hostility can dampen students' desire to learn and harm their grades.
That's the suggestion of a new study that included nearly 500 undergraduate students who watched either a lecture presented in a normal fashion or one in which the teacher was antagonistic, such as belittling students, showing favoritism or criticizing their input.
Saving a child with heart disease whose heart has stopped requires a different approach than reviving a child with a healthy heart, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association.
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Saving a child with heart disease whose heart has stopped requires a different approach than reviving a child with a healthy heart, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association.
Cardiac arrest in the hospital is 10 times more common among children with congenital heart defects or other acquired heart conditions compared to children with healthy hearts, according to the statement published April 23 in the journal Circulation.
THURSDAY, March 29, 2018 -- Flaws in current whooping cough vaccines aren't to blame for rising rates of the disease in the United States, a new study contends.
Researchers attribute a resurgence of the disease since the 1970s to factors that arose long before the latest vaccines were introduced in the late 1990s. Whooping cough, a respiratory disease also called pertussis, can be fatal to babies.
WEDNESDAY, April 4, 2018 -- Obesity can lead to liver disease in kids as young as 8 years old, a new study warns.
The long-term study of 635 children in Massachusetts found that a bigger waist size at age 3 increases the odds that a child will have a marker for liver damage and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease by age 8.