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An annual statistical report on the well-being of the nation's children and youth revealed some good news - a decline in infant mortality, preterm birth and adolescent birth rates - but also found an increase in poverty and a decrease in secure parental employment.
Anyone wondering about the efficacy of I-Renew Bands may want to be aware that these bands are based on the existence of a putative form of energy that science does not recognize.
Study: Cyber Bullying Has Worse Impact on Youth than Physical Violence
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new study conducted by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has found that cyber-bullying may be even harder on the victims than physical beatings or name-calling.
Understanding the Difference Between Complementary and Alternative Medicine
The field of health care has a lot of new players these days – and many of them have little or nothing to do with conventional medicine. There’s complementary medicine, alternative medicine, whole medical systems, mind-body medicine, integrative medicine, etc. These fields are inundated with New Age practitioners, so it’s a good idea to learn what they are and what to watch out for.
Study: Infants Capable of Learning While Asleep
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has found that infants are capable of learning while asleep, a finding that may one day provide a means to screen for developmental conditions very early in life.
NIH Approves First Embryonic Stem Cell Lines for Research
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The government has approved the first human embryonic stem-cell lines to be used in taxpayer funded research, saying the lines were derived from “low-grade” embryos that were “destined for waste.”
Group Sues NIH Over Embryonic Stem Cell Guidelines
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Writer A federal lawsuit has been filed claiming the new guidelines for embryonic stem cell research created by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) violate a federal law prohibiting the funding of research in which human embryos are destroyed.
NIH Rejects 30,000 Comments on Stem Cell Guidelines
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Writer The National Institutes for Health (NIH) published their official guidelines today regarding human embryonic stem cell research after admitting that they disregarded 30,000 of the approximately 49,000 comments received during the public comment period because they were deemed to be “not responsive to the question put forth."
NIH Reviewing Comments on Stem Cell Guidelines
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Writer The acting deputy director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has confirmed that it is now culling through thousands of public comments submitted to the agency regarding new guidelines on embryonic stem cell research. According to the agency, they received 20,000 comments in the last four days of the comment period alone.
Public Comment Sought on New Stem Cell Guidelines
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Writer Citizens wishing to express their opinion about the new guidelines for embryonic stem cell research published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are being asked to make those comments on or before May 26, 2009.
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