Ours is the first generation where women are routinely tested for genetic mutations that may increase their risk for breast cancer. They are also increasingly aware of the implications of their cancer history and genetic testing results on their daughters.
Clinicians in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) across the country are uncertain about when to administer rotavirus vaccination to infants whose medical conditions require prolonged hospital stays, so experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia conducted a study published in
When an infant is born, we usually think of the strenuous effort labor entails for the mother, but it also requires a fair amount of work on the baby’s part.
Chronic stress, whether it is from illness, interpersonal relationships, or other social stressors, can have a significant influence on the brain and body.
Medical research is a rewarding field to work in, but young investigators can find that while they have an abundance of bright ideas, funding is not as plentiful. Therefore, researchers appreciate any opportunity to get a research project off the ground, such as that offered by the 2014 Pilot Grant Awards from the