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News Articles [26 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Indulgent grandparents ‘bad for children’s health’ – BBC News

BBC NewsIndulgent grandparents 'bad for children's health'BBC NewsIndulgent grandparents may be having an adverse impact on their grandchildren's health, say researchers. The University of Glasgow stu...

Grandparents Fill Void Left as Opioid Crisis Steals a Generation

An increasing number of grandparents have had to take over parenting their grandkids because their adult children are struggling with opioid addiction.

Medical News Today: Grandparents, are you putting your grandchildren at risk of cancer?

Researchers say that grandparents should be more careful: spoiling their grandchildren and exposing them to bad habits may increase their risk of cancer.

Caregiving in an Electronic Age

As the youngest child in a relatively large extended family, I never thought I would be called upon to help my mom be a caregiver for my grandparents, who throughout my life were incredibly healthy. ...

Teenage girl's terrified last message hours before she went missing in Houston floods

A 16-year-old girl left a terrified final Facebook post before going missing in the Houston floods. Devy Saldivar is thought to have been killed along with her siblings and great-grandparents after t...

Live-in grandparents helped human ancestors get a safer night’s sleep – Phys.Org

Phys.OrgLive-in grandparents helped human ancestors get a safer night's sleepPhys.OrgA Hadza man sleeps on the ground on an impala skin in northern Tanzania. Credit: David Samson. A sound night's slee...

4 Children Swept To Their Deaths With Great-Grandparents While Fleeing Harvey Flooding

The tragedy has only begun to unfold.

Grandparents ‘may pose cancer risk’ to children, scientists warn – Sky News

Sky NewsGrandparents 'may pose cancer risk' to children, scientists warnSky NewsGrandparents may mean well by spoiling children with sweets, but they are putting their health at risk, scientists say. ...

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PubMed Articles [22 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Grandparents raising grandchildren: a primer for pediatricians.

To provide clinicians with a review of key considerations relating to the physical and behavioral well-being of children raised by their grandparents.

Grandparents' Experience of Autism Spectrum Disorder: Identifying Primary Themes and Needs.

Limited information is available regarding the first person perspective of grandparents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). In the present study, 1870 grandparents of a child with ASD pa...

Childcare by grandparents in married and cohabiting couples: evidence from Italy.

The process of union formation and the context of childrearing have profoundly changed with the spread of cohabitation in the last few decades. It is only recently that some attention has been paid to...

Does grandchild care influence grandparents' self-rated health? Evidence from a fixed effects approach.

The present study aims to identify, whether and how supplementary grandchild care is causally related to grandparents' self-rated health (SRH). Based on longitudinal data drawn from the German Aging S...

The relative safety of paternal, maternal, and traditional foster care placements.

When children are placed into foster care the caseworker must give preference to an adult relative, many of whom are grandparents, over an unrelated caregiver. This kinship preference is based in evol...

Clinical Trials [6 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Study of a Flu Vaccine in Children

This study tests the safety and effectiveness of a flu vaccine in school children. School children are usually the first members of a community to come down with the flu, and they often g...

BRCA Mutations in Latinas

Background: - BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations have been linked to a higher risk of developing breast cancer and other cancers, and may be associated with types of breast cancer that are mo...

Genetic Analysis of Patients With Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum

This study will characterize the gene mutations responsible for pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) and correlate them with disease manifestations in males and females. PXE is an inherited diso...

Genetics of Familial Testicular Cancer

This study is a collaboration between the Clinical Genetics Branch of the National Cancer Institute and the International Testicular Cancer Linkage Consortium (ITCLC). The primary goal of...

Blood Sample Donations to Study the Role of Genes in Pain

This study attempts to identify genes that may increase or decrease the likelihood of sciatic pain (shooting pain down the leg) persisting 1 year after treatment of a herniated spinal disc...

Companies [4 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Mary Crowley Medical Research Center

Mary Crowley was born in 1915. Her mother died when she was eighteen months old and at that age Crowley was sent to live with her grandparents on a wheat farm in Missouri for five years. She lived wit...

Food Allergy Initiative (FAI)

The Food Allergy Initiative is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that funds research seeking a cure for food allergies. FAI was founded in 1998 by concerned parents and grandparents to supp...

Adult Well-Being Services

Adult Well-Being Services promotes health, well-being and independence of adults through advocacy, services, family and community support. The developmental disability services include family support ...

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