Jul

09

2019
Teens ‘mocked’ by their parents are at greater risk for bullying, victimization

Teens ‘mocked’ by their parents are at greater risk for bullying, victimization

New evidence suggests that adolescent bullying and victimization may have origins in the home. Many bullies have parents who are hostile, punitive and rejecting. A unique longitudinal study provides a more complete understanding of how parents’ belittling and critical interactions with adolescents thwart their ability to maintain positive relationships with peers. Derisive parenting precipitates a cycle of negative affect and anger between parents and adolescents,…

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Jul

09

2019
The Affordable Care Act Is Back In Court: 5 Facts You Need To Know

The Affordable Care Act Is Back In Court: 5 Facts You Need To Know

The ACA is again being put to the test, after a lower court judge ruled the massive health law unconstitutional. The case might yet ricochet back to the Supreme Court ahead of the 2020 election. (Image credit: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)


Jul

08

2019
The Promises And Pitfalls Of Gene Sequencing For Newborns

The Promises And Pitfalls Of Gene Sequencing For Newborns

Traditional blood tests still do a better job flagging common inherited diseases. Gene sequencing can be useful for detecting some conditions, but the results can be difficult to interpret. (Image credit: Brooke Pennington/Getty Images)


Jul

02

2019
Dramatic differences in tests assessing preschoolers’ language skills

Dramatic differences in tests assessing preschoolers’ language skills

Researchers examined the impact of preterm birth on language outcomes in preschoolers born preterm and full-term, using both standardized assessment and language sample analysis. They also explored semantic skills and grammatical ability, and nonlinguistic developmental skills of nonverbal intelligence, attention, and hyperactivity. Results show that language difficulties at the discourse level may still exist even when children who are born preterm appear to be developing…

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Jul

02

2019
What do sick kids really want in hospital?

What do sick kids really want in hospital?

Researchers developed the ‘Needs of Children Questionnaire’ (NCQ), the first of its kind to measure children’s self-reported psychosocial, physical and emotional needs in pediatric wards.



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