‘Like Water For Chocolate’ Stage Musical In Development With Grammy-Winning La Santa Cecilia

Laura Esquivel’s 1989 novel Like Water For Chocolate, adapted for the screen in 1993, is now headed to the stage: A musical version to be directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer with original music by the Grammy Award-winning Latin … Read more…

Depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy may harm childhood development, study finds

A mother’s depression and anxiety from conception through the first year of the baby’s life is associated with negative developmental outcomes through adolescence, according to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App … Read more…

THORSUN IS SEEKING PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, MARKETING & E-COMMERCE OPERATIONS INTERNS IN NEW YORK, NY

Thorsun Swimwear is looking for Fall/Winter product development, marketing and e-commerce operations interns to work in a unique role reporting directly to the brand’s founder. We are a start-up brand made in New York, so the position will have the … Read more…

LA-Based Sobini Films Teams With Motoko Kimura & Yintai Investment For Movie Development Fund — Cannes

EXCLUSIVE: Mark Amin’s U.S. based Sobini Films (Good Kill), Japanese producer Motoko Kimura (L.D.K), and Lifeng Wang’s (Skiptrace) Yintai Investment are teaming up to launch the ACJ Film Fund. ACJ is a joint venture to develop and finance wide-release theatrical … Read more…

Family environment affects adolescent brain development

Childhood environment and socioeconomic status affect cognitive ability and brain development during adolescence independently of genetic factors, researchers report. The study demonstrates how important the family environment is, not just during early infancy but also throughout adolescence. Parenting News — … Read more…

Johnson & Johnson Partners with Vibalogics on Development of Lead COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

Vibalogics GmbH (Cuxhaven, Germany) will manufacture additional clinical trial material for the lead COVID-19 vaccine candidate currently in development by… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

‘Smash’ Broadway Musical In Development; Steven Spielberg, Robert Greenblatt & Neil Meron To Produce Adaptation Of NBC Series

A musical stage adaptation of NBC’s Smash is in development for Broadway, with Steven Spielberg, Robert Greenblatt and Neil Meron on board as lead producers. Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, who wrote more than 20 songs for the 2012-13 TV … Read more…

Self-Assembling Nanoparticle Technology Could Be Game Changer for COVID-19 Vaccine Development

A ground-breaking novel nanoparticle vaccine technology based on a self-assembling nanoparticle could prove to be a game changer for the… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Mother/infant skin-to-skin touch boosts baby’s brain development and function

New research shows that extended use of Kangaroo Care, a skin-to-skin, chest-to-chest method of caring for a baby, can positively benefit full-term infants and their mothers, with important implications for post-partum depression. Parenting News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN DEAL UPDATE:

Leaving your baby to ‘cry it out’ has no adverse effects on child development, study suggests

Leaving an infant to ‘cry it out’ from birth up to 18 months does not appear to adversely affect their behavior development or attachment. Researchers also discovered that those left to cry cried less and for a shorter duration at … Read more…

Disney+ Adjusts Collaboration With Disney TV Studios As Labels Take On Larger Role In Series Development

Disney+ is in pre-production/production on Turner & Hooch, a series reboot of the Touchstone movie, from 20th Century Fox TV,  The Mighty Ducks, a sequel series to the Disney movie, and David E. Kelley’s Big Shot starring John Stamos, both … Read more…

Bento Box Entertainment Names Brooke Keesling Head Of Animation Talent Development, Caitlin Winiarski Creative Executive

As part of a continued push into content development and creation for all distribution platforms, Bob’s Burgers animation house Bento Box Entertainment has made two key hires: Brooke Keesling has been … news entertainment – BingNews DEAL UPDATE:

Bento Box Entertainment Names Brooke Keesling Head Of Animation Talent Development, Caitlin Winiarski Creative Executive

As part of a continued push into content development and creation for all distribution platforms, Bob’s Burgers animation house Bento Box Entertainment has made two key hires: Brooke Keesling has been … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

Amid testing concerns, US officials unveil new coronavirus test kits and streamline commercial development

The CDC has released a new diagnostic test for COVID-19 and rolled out guidelines for how state and local health labs can correct previously faulty test kits sent out by the agency. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: … Read more…

Edward Burns Dramedy, Blumhouse TV Docuseries in Development at Epix

Epix is eyeing some potential new additions on both the scripted and unscripted front. Network president Michael Wright unveiled Epix’s development slate, which includes two scripted projects and three prospective docuseries, at its Television Critics’ Association winter press tour day. … Read more…

Fremantle Sets Up New Italian Development and Production Company, The Apartment (EXCLUSIVE)

Fremantle is expanding its footprint in Italy by setting up a new development and production company focused on high-end scripted content and headed by Lorenzo Mieli, the producer of such shows as “The New Pope” and “My Brilliant Friend.” The … Read more…

Childhood adversity linked to early puberty, premature brain development and mental illness

Growing up in poverty and experiencing traumatic events like a bad accident or sexual assault were linked to accelerated puberty and brain maturation, abnormal brain development, and greater mental health disorders, such as depression, anxiety, and psychosis, according to a … Read more…

Climate change could undermine children’s education and development in the tropics

A new study concludes that exposure to extreme heat and precipitation in prenatal and early childhood years in countries of the global tropics could make it harder for children to attain secondary school education, even for better-off households. Child Development … Read more…

Sequential imaging of Zika-exposed fetuses reveals most have normal brain development

Ultrasound (US) imaging performed during pregnancy and after childbirth revealed most Zika-related brain abnormalities experienced by infants exposed to the Zika virus during pregnancy. Some Zika-exposed infants whose imaging had been normal during pregnancy had mild brain abnormalities detected by … Read more…

Brain circuits for successful emotional development established during infancy

Researchers tracking the development of the brain’s emotion circuitry in infancy found that adult-like functional brain connections for emotional regulation emerge during the first year of life. And the growth of these brain circuits during the second year of life … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Awards $119,000 in Grants to Support Health Care Workforce and Economic Development

HONOLULU — Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has awarded $ 119,000 in community benefit grant funding to three nonprofits seeking to promote economic opportunity and support workforce development throughout the state. “Kaiser Permanente is committed to addressing the shortage of health care … Read more…

Nurseries may trump informal or childminder care for kids’ psychological development

Attendance at a nursery/crèche staffed by professionals may be linked to better psychological development than being looked after by family/friends or a childminder in early childhood, suggests new research. Parenting News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN DEAL UPDATE: