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In 1897, Emile Durkheim, the father of sociology, speculated that religion could protect against suicidal impulses.
Relational aggression, or "mean girl" bullying, is a popular subject in news and entertainment media.
The research showed more frequent the witnessing of drug selling, the higher the odds of use, particularly for greater quantities of drugs or 'harder' drugsFor decades, research has generally...
How can parents with the autoimmune disorder celiac disease prevent or delay the condition's development in their children?
Researchers developed a new type of cell transplantation to treat mice mimicking a rare lung disease that one day could be used to treat this and other human lung diseases caused by dysfunctional...
Babies with SCID - once referred to as 'bubble boy disease' - can die if the disease is not detected. Now, a mouse study suggests a gut microbe as a potential biomarker for it.
Grandparents' support linked to parents' willingness to have additional children and child well-being
Grandparents can significantly influence parents' decisions to have additional children and the well-being of grandchildren, according to a recent study completed at the University of Eastern Finland.
Alternative medicine use by pediatric cardiac patients is common, but use often not discussed with physician
The use of alternative therapies such as vitamins and minerals by pediatric cardiology patients in Canada is high.
Teens who received free contraception and were educated about the pros and cons of various birth control methods were dramatically less likely to get pregnant, give birth or get an abortion compared...
A new report published in The Lancet reveals that HIV has returned in a baby believed to have been cured of the virus with early antiretroviral therapy.
Down Syndrome Awareness Month: we investigate the - sometimes controversial - arguments surrounding pregnancy and the condition. Tomorrow, we look at advances in Down research.
Catching up, but not shooting ahead. Psychologists put competing development models to the test.
Teenagers who said they had a traumatic brain injury in their lifetime, especially girls, also reported significantly higher rates of harmful behavior, according to new research.
Twitches during REM sleep activate the brain in a unique way, providing further evidence that sleep twitches teach newborns about their bodies
A University of Iowa study has found twitches made during sleep activate the brains of mammals differently than movements made while awake.
Gourmet pizza in school? According to a new Food and Brand Lab pilot study, published in Appetite, chef-made meals can increase participation in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) by 9% and...
In the first months of life, when babies begin to distinguish sounds that make up language from all the other sounds in the world, they can be trained to more effectively recognize which sounds...
In the first comprehensive animal model to show how smoking during pregnancy can affect male offspring fertility, researchers say their findings have human implications.
Cancer Research UK's Centre for Drug Development (CDD), in collaboration with the Rising Tide Foundation, a Swiss-based non-profit organisation which funds innovative cancer trials, has announced...
With students now back in class, BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services is sharing tips on what to watch for and how to help when it comes to anxiety and stress.
Latest estimates show that preterm birth complications and pneumonia are the leading causes of death in children under five years
Complications from preterm (premature) births and pneumonia are now the leading causes of death in children under five years, together responsible for nearly 2 million deaths in 2013, according to...