Posts Tagged 'pediatrics'

Babies Begin Learning Language in Womb

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Newborn babies only a few hours old are able to differentiate between sounds from their native language and a foreign one. A new study indicates that babies begin absorbing language while still in the womb, earlier than previously thought.

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Small Changes in Sleeping Patterns Have a Big Impact on Kids

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Small increases in the amount of time that a child sleeps can improve behavior by a significant amount, while decreases will most likely make them act out.

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Boys are Starting Puberty Almost Two Years Earlier than Expected

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Currently, there is a scientific consensus that females are hitting puberty earlier than before, developing breasts as young as 7 or 8. Scientists believe childhood obesity, since body fat is linked to the production of estrogen, and chemicals in the water and food supply are the likely culprits and wondered if the same trend is affecting males.

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