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Glaucoma in Developing Countries, Reversing Retinitis Pigmentosa, Eye Expressions, and More in the Vision News Source

The latest research and feature news on vision in the Vision News Source

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For Parents, ‘Empty Nest’ Is Emotional Challenge

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While “empty nest syndrome” is not a formal clinical diagnosis or a confirmed mental health disorder listed in the official Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, most psychiatrists agree it’s a legitimate emotional moment when a young adult leaves home and the parents are faced with an empty bedroom—and silence.

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A Unique Womb-Like Device Could Reduce Mortality and Disability for Extremely Premature Babies

A unique womb-like environment designed by pediatric researchers could transform care for extremely premature babies, by mimicking the prenatal fluid-filled environment to give the tiniest newborns a precious few weeks to develop their lungs and other organs.

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Experiencing Nightmare Scenarios Before Discharge Boosts Confidence of Parents of Premature Babies

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The key to improving confidence among parents of ill or premature infants may lie in simulated care, found new research led by University at Buffalo nursing researcher Deborah Raines.

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Mothers’ Relationship Happiness May Influence Infant Fussiness

How happy a mother is in her relationship and the social support she receives may affect risk of infant colic, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.

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Infertility: A Q&A with a Fertility Specialist

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More than 1 million married women ages 15-44 across the United States are infertile. Janet McLaren Bouknight, M.D., offers insight on the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of infertile couples trying to conceive.

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Intercept Helps Kaitlin and Her Grandmother Rebuild Relationship

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Kaitlin, 16, missed more than 40 days of school last year. She was attending an alternative school after being arrested and expelled for theft. She was on probation with a strict curfew.

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Link Found Between Financial Strain and Low-Birth-Weight Babies

A financially strapped pregnant woman’s worries about the arrival and care of her little one could contribute to birth of a smaller, medically vulnerable infant, a new study suggests.

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Little Kids’ Regular Bedtimes and Ability to Regulate Emotions May Lessen Obesity Risk

Family structure including regular bedtimes, mealtimes and limited screen time appear to be linked to better emotional health in preschoolers, and that might lower the chances of obesity later, a new study suggests.

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Power of Touch to Connect, Encourage Breastfeeding Motivates Consultant

When little Aiden Sandoval was born, lactation consultant Delia Peña was in the birthing suite ready to place him against his mother’s bare chest. It’s a vital part of the delivery of babies at Harris Health System and one that studies show can make a tremendous impact on a newborn’s development.







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