Tag Archives: Babies

CRISPR gene-edited babies may be at increased risk of early death, study finds

When using CRISPR or other gene modifying technologies “we should be very careful in considering all the possible effects of a mutation,” Rasmus Nielsen, a co-author of the new study and a professor in the department of integrative biology at University of California, Berkeley, told CNN. “One mutation doesn’t mean one effect.” His new study… Read More »

Safely Soothing Teething Pain and Sensory Needs in Babies and Older Children

Consider treating teething pain with a teething ring made of firm rubber (not frozen) or by rubbing the gums with a clean finger. Read this article and watch these videos to learn more. Español  Subscribe: FDA Consumer Health Information Teething is normal but may be a painful experience for infants and toddlers. Too often, well-meaning… Read More »

Trump administration launches program for moms, babies with opioid withdrawal

The Trump administration is launching a program to help states care for pregnant women who are using opioids and for their babies who are born dependent on the drugs. The Maternal Opioid Misuse program, or the “M-O-M model,” will work with state Medicaid programs to help set up services for pregnant women who are dependent… Read More »