When pregnant moms are stressed out, babies’ brains suffer

While additional research is needed, the Children’s National Hospital study authors say their unprecedented findings underscore the need for universal screening for psychological distress as a routine part of prenatal care and taking other steps to support stressed-out pregnant women and safeguard their newborns’ developing brains. Continue reading “When pregnant moms are stressed out, babies’ brains suffer”

Western Europe gradually passes from the power of the Roman into that of the Teuton

The Visigoths had now obtained a permanent home by the shores of the Atlantic. This final settlement of the Visigoths, who had moved about for twenty years in the three peninsulas of the Mediterranean, was a momentous stage in that process of compromise between the Roman Empire and the Germans which had been going on for many years and was ultimately to change the whole face of western Europe. Constantius was doing in Gaul what Theodosius the Great had done in the Balkans. There were now two orderly Teutonic kingdoms on Gallic soil under Roman lordship, the Burgundian on the Rhine, the Visigothic on the Atlantic. Continue reading “Western Europe gradually passes from the power of the Roman into that of the Teuton”

The Mesolithic & Neolithic Aegeans must have had proper ships and not just primitive rafts and canoes; a crucial find from Franchthi Cave

We discuss here on one of the most important findings reported from Franchthi Cave (Argolis, Greece) during the initial excavations of the famous cave; tuna fish bones nearly 2.5 m. in length and 200 kg. in weight. Strangely enough, this finding seems to be ‘omitted’ on later reports or analyses. Continue reading “The Mesolithic & Neolithic Aegeans must have had proper ships and not just primitive rafts and canoes; a crucial find from Franchthi Cave”

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