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In mouse study, researchers find it's not the added calories but the long-term reduction in energy expended.

Maternal Programming During Pregnancy Induces Long-Term Postpartum Obesity

In mouse study, researchers find it's not the added calories but the long-term reduction in energy expended.
The Women in Pediatrics group recently hosted one of their professional development events, “Effective Communication Skills” workshop. <br><br>For more information about the group or join the listserv, please contact Dr. Kay Rhee: <a href="mailto:k1rhee@ucsd.edu">k1rhee@ucsd.edu</a>.

Women in Pediatrics Group Tackles Communication Barriers

The Women in Pediatrics group recently hosted one of their professional development events, “Effective Communication Skills” workshop.

For more information about the group or join the listserv, please contact Dr. Kay Rhee: k1rhee@ucsd.edu.
Researchers surprised to find specific complex breast milk sugars sometimes inhibit, sometimes promote gastrointestinal infections and response.

Complex Sugars and Microbiome in Mother's Milk Influence Neonatal Rotavirus Infection

Researchers surprised to find specific complex breast milk sugars sometimes inhibit, sometimes promote gastrointestinal infections and response.
From studying genomes of individuals with ADHD and comparing them to the genomes of people who do not have ADHD, scientists have identified 12 generic variants in the ADHD group, suggesting an increased risk of ADHD compared to those without the variants.

New Research Identifies Genetic Variants Linked Separately to ADHD and Autism Speech Issues

From studying genomes of individuals with ADHD and comparing them to the genomes of people who do not have ADHD, scientists have identified 12 generic variants in the ADHD group, suggesting an increased risk of ADHD compared to those without the variants.
Researchers found that mothers who were depressed didn&#39;t invest emotionally or in providing learning materials to support their child, which affected with child&#39;s IQ.

Mother's Depression Might Do The Same to Her Child's IQ

Researchers found that mothers who were depressed didn't invest emotionally or in providing learning materials to support their child, which affected with child's IQ.
Weather patterns in southern California may impact the distribution of Kawasaki disease.

Environmental Factors May Influence Kawasaki Disease Incidence

Weather patterns in southern California may impact the distribution of Kawasaki disease.
Lab grown &quot;mini-brains&quot; are for the first time producing human-like brain waves, resembling to what&#39;s seen in premature babies.

Scientists Re-create Baby Brain Readings in a Dish

Lab grown "mini-brains" are for the first time producing human-like brain waves, resembling to what's seen in premature babies.
With modern medicine killing off whole categories of bacteria and viruses - including benign ones that promote health - scientists propose a way to preserve microbes that may rescue us one day.

Save The Germs

With modern medicine killing off whole categories of bacteria and viruses - including benign ones that promote health - scientists propose a way to preserve microbes that may rescue us one day.
Department of Defense awards more than $3 million grant to study treatment options for binge eating and obesity in military services.

Researchers to Study Binge Eating Disorder Treatment in Veterans

Department of Defense awards more than $3 million grant to study treatment options for binge eating and obesity in military services.
Four pediatric patients were admitted to San Diego-based Rady Hospital and diagnosed with a rare childhood condition called Kawasaki disease.

Four Children Admitted to San Diego with Rare Airborne Illness

Four pediatric patients were admitted to San Diego-based Rady Hospital and diagnosed with a rare childhood condition called Kawasaki disease.