A collaborative study reveals the ataxin-1 gene, which is known to cause the rare neurodegenerative disease called spinocerebellar ataxia type 1 (SCA1), can increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease in a mouse model of the condition.
Dr. Laurel Williams, associate professor at Baylor College of Medicine and chief of psychiatry at Texas Children’s Hospital, discusses the psychological effects of active shooter drills and metal detectors on schoolchildren.
Planning children’s meals during the school week can be made simple when providing nutritious foods. Alicia Beltran, research dietitian, maps out healthy meals and snacks to feed your child before, during and after school.
Back-to-school season means the start of flu season and exposure to many illnesses. Whether a student is going into preschool or college, there are ways parents, teachers and students themselves can prepare to stay healthy.
Drowning fatalities among children in the summertime warrant water safety awareness but a Baylor College of Medicine expert explains that water safety must be practiced all year long, as drowning is silent, quick and can occur in the shallowest of waters.