National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

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National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

 (NICHD)
an institute of the national institutes of health; it conducts research on fertility, pregnancy, growth, development, and medical rehabilitation, striving to ensure that every child is born healthy and wanted and grows up free from disease and disability.
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Research has documented the importance of a child's development during his early years to his well-being and lifelong development (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development [NICHD] Early Child Care Research Network, 2003).
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), "New National Institutes of Health Web site for Child Health and Human Development", Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Haverkos, Behavioral Pediatrics and Health Promotion Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Room 4B05 Bethesda, MD 20892 USA, 301-435-6881, fax: 301-480-0230, e-mail: haverkol@mail.nih.gov; Charlotte Pratt, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 8134, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA, 301-435-0382, fax: 301-480-1669, e-mail: prattc@nhlbi.nih.gov; Margaret E.
According to a 2001 study by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development about 3 in 10 children are affected as bully, victim, or both.
A ninety-eight-page Activity Book for African American Families: Helping Children Cope with Crisis was prepared by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the National Black Child Development Institute, in conjunction with organizations such as the 100 Black Men of America, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, the Congress of National Black Churches, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Jack and Jill of America, the National Association of Black Social Workers, the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, and the National Medical Association, to provide information and help for black families in the aftermath of the September 11 tragedy (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development & the National Black Child Development Institute, n.d.).
One study from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development found that toddlers who spend many hours in child care are more likely to turn out aggressive, disobedient and defiant by the time they reach kindergarten.
It was primarily funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, which is part of the National Institutes of Health, the biomedical research arm of the U.S.
The other two authors were employees of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Johns Hopkins University, respectively.
In May 1997, the NIAMS, together with the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation, supported a conference on skeletal growth and development.
Alexander, chief of the contraceptive branch at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Bethesda, Md.
One such study is being conducted by scientists funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. So far, the research indicates that genes may, in fact, influence the ability to sound out words.
Leaders of the study include the NIEHS, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the U.S.
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