News tagged with parental care

Scientists reveal cracks in egg theory

( -- Scientists in Cambridge have found cracks in the long-standing theory that the number of eggs animals have -- and the size of those eggs -- is related to how much parental care they invest in their offspring.

dateJun 08, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Parents fear errors during children's hospitalization

Nearly two-thirds of parents reported they felt the need to watch over their child's care to ensure that medical errors are not made during their hospital stay, according to a study led by Beth A. Tarini, M.D., M.S., assistant ...

dateAug 03, 2009 in Health
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Chaotic Households Contribute to Mothers' Obesity

Putting food on the table, struggling with unemployment and meeting the relentless needs of young children all contribute to household stress. Now, a new study finds that these pressures also increase the possibility that ...

dateFeb 06, 2009 in Health
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