Neck circumference for seniors, gives information on malnutrition

Professionals in nursing homes malnutrition, often by measuring the circumference of the arms or the calves of older people. Now a Spanish research team of the University hospital Miguel Servet in Zaragoza, has found part of another body, which can serve as a reference: the neck. A neck circumference that is smaller than 37.8 cm in men and 35.2 cm […]

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Tweaked CRISPR in neurons gives scientists new power to probe brain diseases

A team of scientists at UC San Francisco and the National Institutes of Health have achieved another CRISPR first, one which may fundamentally alter the way scientists study brain diseases. In a paper published August 15 in the journal Neuron, the researchers describe a technique that uses a special version of CRISPR developed at UCSF to systematically alter the activity […]

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RHOP's Ashley Darby Gives Breast-Feeding Update After Welcoming Son Dean

Making progress! Ashley Darby opened up about her struggles to breast-feed her baby boy, Dean, days after giving birth. “I know I’ve been MIA,” the Real Housewives of Potomac star, 31, said on her Instagram Story on Friday, July 12, while holding her sleeping son. “I am really savoring this beautiful time with my son. It is everything and a […]

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Girl Gang! Kobe Bryant's Wife Vanessa Gives Birth to Fourth Daughter

Another one! Kobe Bryant is now the proud father of of four daughters after his wife, Vanessa Bryant, gave birth to a baby girl on Thursday, June 20. “Our baby girl is here!!!!!!” Vanessa wrote on Friday, June 21, via Instagram. “Capri Kobe Bryant. So thankful for our newest baby blessing.” The former NBA player, 40, and his wife, 37, announced in […]

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Jessa Duggar Gives Birth to Third Child With Ben Seewald: It's A…

Party of five! Jessa Seewald (née Duggar) and her husband, Ben Seewald, are now the proud parents of another little one after welcoming their third child together. Ivy Jane Seewald was born at home on Sunday, May 26, weighing 7 pounds and 14 ounces and measuring 20.5 inches long. “She feels so tiny compared to her siblings!” the couple told […]

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Congrats! Kate Mara Gives Birth, Welcomes First Child With Jamie Bell

Proud parents! Kate Mara and Jamie Bell welcomed their first child together, the actress confirmed in a sweet Instagram post on Monday, May 27. “We had a baby a couple weeks ago… Here are her feet,” Mara captioned a picture of the newborn’s tiny toes. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bx-hUNZBYdd/ We had a baby a couple weeks ago… Here are her feet ? A […]

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Spitting Image! Cardi B Gives a Rare Glimpse of Daughter Kulture’s Face

Twins! Cardi B keeps her 9-month-old daughter, Kulture, out of the public eye, but she showed the little one off on Thursday, April 11 — and she looks just like her mom. “Good morning, pretty girl,” the rapper, 26, said in a black-and-white video on her Instagram Story as her baby babbled. She captioned the rest of the footage, “She […]

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Federal study gives new options for people with rare cancers

People with rare cancers have been out of luck—not only do most lack good treatments but drug companies also don’t pursue them because of small potential sales. Now, a federal study that pools these folks gives them strength in numbers and new options. The first results from this novel effort were revealed at an American Association for Cancer Research conference […]

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Name Revealed! Porsha Williams Gives First Glimpse of Newborn Daughter

Welcome to the world! Porsha Williams gave birth to her daughter on Friday, March, 22, and the Real Housewives of Atlanta star is already showing her off on Instagram. “This is what gave mommy all that [sic] heartburn,” the reality star, 37, captioned a photo of her baby girl on Wednesday, March 27. She announced the little one’s name in […]

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Catelynn Lowell Gives Birth, Welcomes Baby No 3. With Tyler Baltierra

The Teen Mom family just got cuter. Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra have welcomed their third child on Thursday, February 21, the couple tell Us Weekly exclusively. Vaeda Luma was born at 9:24 a.m. and weighed in at 6 lbs and 4 oz. Lowell kept her anxiety in check throughout her pregnancy with the help a psychologist who specializes in trauma. Scroll through […]

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