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Children use both brain hemispheres to understand language, unlike adults

Infants and young children have brains with a superpower, of sorts, say Georgetown University Medical Center neuroscientists. Whereas adults process most discrete neural tasks in specific areas in one or the other of their brain’s two hemispheres, youngsters use both the right and left hemispheres to do the same task. The finding suggests a possible… Read More »

FDA Approves Evrysdi (risdiplam) for Treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) in Adults and Children 2 Months and Older

FDA Approves Evrysdi (risdiplam) for Treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) in Adults and Children 2 Months and Older Print this page South San Francisco, CA — August 7, 2020 — Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Evrysdi (risdiplam) for treatment of… Read More »

Treating children for worms yields health and financial gains

“In the current context of Kenya and many other countries, many investments in health and education have been interrupted by COVID-19,” said Kremer. “Finding a way to resume them will be critical for the next generation of children.” The new research was published today as a working paper by the National Bureau of Economic Research.… Read More »

FDA Approves Dupixent (dupilumab) as First Biologic Medicine for Children Aged 6 to 11 Years with Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis

Print this page TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and PARIS, May 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Sanofi today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Dupixent (dupilumab) for children aged 6 to 11 years with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis whose disease is not adequately controlled with topical prescription therapies or when those therapies are not… Read More »