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Gustav Jacob, German embryologist, 1851-1900. See: Born method of wax plate reconstruction.


brought into existence by birth. b. after the ban see BAB.

Patient discussion about born

Q. Do you have ADHD from the day you are born? If so, what is the minimum age to test for ADHD?

A. yup, you have ADHD the day you are born. you can do a diagnose from the age of 5-6. but it's not an easy diagnosis and it needs a team of professionals to do it.

Q. My son is 14 years old now but was born autistic. My son is 14 years old now but was born autistic. His friends do not understand this and I get very angry and depressed and my son feels frustrated. My son`s friend`s make fun of him and feel that he is a clown. They say that he should be a theater actor. They are constantly making fun of him and asking him if he can write a play in which he can act. I feel I should take my son away from these situations as my son ends up crying every day. Are there any organizations that can help me as I need him to study in a special school where everyone can understand his problem?

A. I think this is good idea. There are many special schools and organizations that you can contact. There are many schools for autistic children where they are trained according to their aptitudes. Your son might have hidden talents which as a parent is very difficult to find out especially if the child is autistic. Find a good school where your son would blossom and be happy which would make you feel content. Do this as soon as possible as there is time for your son to acquire knowledge, learn to move around with other students of the same age and realize his talents thereby enhancing his brain functioning and social skills.

Q. Does anyone know the cause of autism? How to prevent my soon to be born daughter from having autism? I'm currently pregnant and wonder if there's anything I have to do to prevent autism? Is it true that certain vaccines can cause autism? Thank you

A. Autism is strongly hereditary. Not much control there. Do what you can to aid your child intellectually: Consume fish oil to raise his intelligence. Don't smoke or drink alcohol - that will decrease his intelligence. If autism runs in you family then avoid vaccines with the preservative thimerosal.

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I glean that your name is Xodar, but whom, pray, are the First Born, and what a Dator, and why, if you were conquered by a Barsoomian, could you not acknowledge it?
The First Born of Barsoom," he explained, "are the race of black men of which I am a Dator, or, as the lesser Barsoomians would say, Prince.
At my suggestion Xodar became Jeddak of the First Born.
The figure ahead was that of the black dator of the First Born, Thurid, whose undying enmity I had earned that time I laid him low with my bare hands in the courtyard of the Temple of Issus, and bound him with his own harness before the noble men and women who had but a moment before been extolling his prowess.
The last entry in his diary was made the morning following her death, and there he recites the sad details in a matter-of- fact way that adds to the pathos of it; for it breathes a tired apathy born of long sorrow and hopelessness, which even this cruel blow could scarcely awake to further suffering:
I have seen many weary on-dings of snow, but the one I seem to recollect best occurred nearly twenty years before I was born.
It is a good day on which to beget or to be born both for a male and a female: it is never an wholly evil day.
It took me no little while to puzzle it out, but I finally discovered that it was because I was more luckily born than he--"gentleman born," he put it.
Now you know, this good lady is a born lady, a high lady.
Sir, I hope I never had nowt to say, not fitten for a born lady to year, sin' I were born mysen',' was the reply, accompanied with a slight flush.
Although I am not disposed to maintain that the being born in a workhouse, is in itself the most fortunate and enviable circumstance that can possibly befall a human being, I do mean to say that in this particular instance, it was the best thing for Oliver Twist that could by possibility have occurred.