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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-03-11T23:39:07-0400
This study is testing the effects of early literacy promotion compared to standard literacy promotion at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Eligible participants and their families w...
Brief Summary: Background: The period from birth to two years of age is the "critical window" for the promotion of optimal growth, health, and development. Insufficient quantities and ina...
This study intends to observe the epidemiology of pregnancy and growth of adolescent mothers and their child in their first year on the development and growth ambulatory at Brasilia Univer...
Impaired vitamin B12 (B12) status during pregnancy is associated with increased risk of birth defects and common complications (e.g. intrauterine growth restriction, neural tube defects), ...
This is a randomized, double-blind, community-based efficacy trial of different doses, forms, and frequencies of zinc supplementation for the prevention of diarrhea and promotion of linear...
Stunting of linear growth, a highly prevalent problem in children of low- and middle-income countries, is the result of the exposure of the fetus and/or young child to nutritional deficiencies and inf...
Effective and sustainable intervention programs are needed to promote physical activity (PA) in children.
Food-assisted maternal and child health and nutrition (FA-MCHN) programs may foster child growth during the first 1000 d (pregnancy and the first 2 y of a child's life), but evidence is scant.
Early growth faltering accounts for one-third of child deaths, and adversely impacts the health and human capital of surviving children. Social as well as biological factors contribute to growth falte...
Child head injuries can cause life-long disability and are a major cause of mortality globally. The incidence and impact of child head injuries in Australia is unknown. This study aims to quantify the...
Promotion and protection of the rights of children; frequently through a legal process.
A 6-kDa polypeptide growth factor initially discovered in mouse submaxillary glands. Human epidermal growth factor was originally isolated from urine based on its ability to inhibit gastric secretion and called urogastrone. EPIDERMAL GROWTH FACTOR exerts a wide variety of biological effects including the promotion of proliferation and differentiation of mesenchymal and epithelial cells.
Performing the role of a parent by care-giving, nurturance, and protection of the child by a natural or substitute parent. The parent supports the child by exercising authority and through consistent, empathic, appropriate behavior in response to the child's needs. PARENTING differs from CHILD REARING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the children and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.
The training or bringing-up of children by parents or parent-substitutes. It is used also for child rearing practices in different societies, at different economic levels, in different ethnic groups, etc. It differs from PARENTING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the child and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.
The psychiatric, sociological and psychological study and treatment of the developing child with emphasis on preventive or prophylactic measures focused on the familial, educational and socio-environmental milieu of the child.