Tag Archives: Childhood

Stem cell studies offer hope for childhood neurological condition

Two new studies by an international team of researchers report progress in using stem cells to develop new therapies for Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease (PMD), a rare genetic condition affecting boys that can be fatal before 10 years of age. Often diagnosed at birth with symptoms of weakness and breathing difficulties, the progressive neurological problems in PMD… Read More »

Leukemia drug shows promise for treating a childhood brain cancer

A drug used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia appears to be more effective at stopping a type of medulloblastoma in mouse models than existing treatments for the deadly pediatric brain tumor, reports a multi-institutional team led by researchers at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego. In the study,… Read More »

Early Childhood and Environmental Educators Posted By : Allan Smith

Early childhood and environmental educators continue to explore question of developmental, appropriateness in environmental education for your children. Unfortunately, certain well-intentioned approaches towed environmental education may overwhelm children with feelings of concern what is essentially adults’ responsibility stewardship environment. Misguided approaches may shower young children with complied ideas they cannot fully understand and about which… Read More »