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Boy Who Underwent Double Hand Transplant Can Now Hold a Baseball Bat

Boy Who Underwent Double Hand Transplant Can Now Hold a Baseball Bat

A 10-year-old boy was the first child to receive a double hand transplant. The surgery proved a success and, only one year later, the boy is now able to write, dress or, more importantly, to fulfill his dream to play sports. He managed to get his new hands on a baseball bat and swing it

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Dirt Is Not as Harmful for Your Children as You May Think

A scientist from the University of Chicago challenges the old convictions that children should be kept away from dirt or be given only sterilized items. He decided to see what happens to the kids’ organisms when they come into contact with microbes, and discovered they had plenty of benefits from it. Parents are too careful

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Researchers Tout Restless Sleep As Being An Ancient Survival Tool

According to a new study, a restless sleep may be tied to more than just biological or environmental factors. It could also be a throwback to our early ancestors which had to be more than careful when sleeping. The research team considers that the sleeping pattern differences in between the older population and teenagers could

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Infant Mortality Rate Higher Across Black Population

Infant mortality rates have decreased in the US, but it seems that the situation is not so bright across all ethnicities present on the American territory. According to a research letter published in JAMA Pediatrics, in spite of this decline, more deaths have been registered among black infants. General infant mortality rate decreased Between 2014