|| List of recent Children-related patents
|Persistent iteration over a database tree structure|
Persistent iteration is performed in stages on nodes arranged according to a node identification (id) that is increasing in order under a parent node in database tree structure. While performing the persistent iteration, storing a start node id of the node where the persistent iteration commenced, a current node id of the node that is undergoing the persistent iteration, a parent node id of the node that is undergoing the persistent iteration, and a numerical value representing the current level and all levels greater than the current level of nodes that are undergoing the persistent iteration.
|Residential housing complex|
A residential housing complex that includes a school. The school (e.g.
“little soothers” is a plush animal that slides onto an object and plays music. It is activated (plays music) when tilted or shaken.
The tray is a support for books that creates a horizontal space where one did not exist previously. By hooking it to a seat or rail in front of one, one can provide oneself with a sturdy support to allow hands-free reading.
|Extension handle for children's mechanical, wheeled vehicles|
An extension or towing handle for use with a child's scooter or other children's mechanical, wheeled vehicles, with a rigid, extension handle that affixes to the horizontal handlebar of the children's mechanical, wheeled vehicle by a clamshell-shaped plastic moulding, a metal bracket and various nuts and bolts, or by u-shaped bolts, a bracket and a back plate, or by a bracket. The handle may alternatively be somewhat flexible rather than entirely rigid, and may be telescopic.
|Interactive computer system for instructor-student teaching and assessment of preschool children|
A computer system contains and displays a cartoon-like story with a plurality of displayed components (such as cartoon characters, play items, etc.) recognizable by a preschool student on a first portion of the display screen along with an accompanying voice message on the speaker. Written instructions for teachers to follow in a personal one-to-one interaction with one or more students are displayed on a second portion of the display screen.
|Computer program, method, and system for collecting and analyzing data for special needs children|
A computer program for directing operation of a computer system for use in collecting data for special needs students. The computer program comprises a code segment for receiving data representative of an incident for a special needs student from a portable electronic device operated by a first person; and a code segment for sending a notification of the incident to a portable electronic device operated by a second person to prevent duplicate reporting of the incident by the first and second persons..
|Multi-action stationary exercise device|
An exercise device combining upper and lower body in synchronized movements to encourage neurological development, rehabilitation, learning and orthopedic rehabilitation in children and adults in every situation where appropriately modified stationary exercise equipment can be placed. The exercise device includes a frame; left and right arm assemblies, each supported by the frame and configured to enable pivoting movement relative to the frame; left and right leg assemblies, each supported by the frame and configured to enable rotational movement about a central pivot axis; a drive mechanism supported by the frame and configured to enable contralateral movement of the left arm assembly relative to the right leg assembly, and of the right arm assembly relative to the left arm assembly; where the left and right arm assemblies are adjustable to enable use of the exercise apparatus in both an upright seating configuration and a recumbent seating configuration..
|Methods for measuring child-liking and preference for pre-school-aged children|
The present disclosure provides methods for obtaining direct child-liking information in a product testing environment and/or for improving development of products for pre-school-aged consumers. In an embodiment, methods for directly assessing child-liking of a food product are provided and include the use of a 4-point, bifurcated scale-based approach.
|Anti-regurgitation and/or anti-gastrooesophageal reflux composition, preparation and uses|
The invention relates to compositions intended for reducing, ideally for eliminating, regurgitation and/or gastro-oesophageal reflux phenomena affecting a subject. Anti-regurgitation and/or anti-reflux infant formulas and milks intended for feeding newborn babies, infants and young children are more particularly described..
|Refillable pouch for food or beverage|
Disclosed is a refillable aperture pouch for food or beverage comprising a refill-base and a lid; the refill-base and lid releasably connect; the refill-base allows the pouch to be refilled and allows access to the contents of the pouch through use of a utensil; an aperture is in the lid; the aperture pouch is adapted for use by children; the aperture pouch may be cleaned in a dishwasher; the aperture pouch may be hung on a rack by a cap, which cap connects to and seals the aperture; the aperture pouch may be refilled through use of a funnel; the funnel comprises an air-release channel.. .
|Neonatal medical apparatus and methods|
A body restraint apparatus preferably includes an anchor cloth, waist straps, upper limb straps, a shoulder roll, a head support roll, lower limb straps, thigh straps, and calf straps to restrain a neonate in a frog leg position during medical procedures or transport. In some embodiments, an ankle stabilizer provides additional support for the body restraint apparatus.
|Apparatus and method for matching socks|
An apparatus for educating children includes a first symbol for application to a first article of clothing and a second symbol for application to a second article of clothing. The first article of clothing is worn by a user at a same time as the second article of clothing and the first article of clothing and the second article of clothing are both part of a clothing set.
|Techniques for attesting data processing systems|
A technique for attesting a plurality of data processing systems includes generating a logical grouping for a data processing system. The logical grouping is associated with a rule that describes a condition that must be met in order for the data processing system to be considered trusted.
Teething products for infants and small children having massaging follicles that contact oral surfaces to soothe and comfort the user.. .
|Garment having a graphical representation of an animal|
A garment intended to be worn primarily by children, teenagers and young adults integrates a friendly and cute appearance of an animal on the garment. The garment also provides one or more pockets to allow the wearer to conveniently carry and store various personal items within the garment..
|Method of preventing neurodevelopmental damage due to prenatal exposure to environmental toxins|
A method of assessing the risk in female patients of having neurocognitive developmentally disabled children. The method including measuring the toxin concentrations in the urine of a female subject wishing to become pregnant, or of a subject that is pregnant.
|Selective inhibition of beta1- adrenergic receptors for the treatment of pediatric heart failure|
Provided are methods of treating heart failure in children using b1-selective adrenergic receptor antagonists, alone or in combination with other agents, including b-2-selective adrenergic receptor agonists.. .
|Medulloblastoma genes as targets for diagnosis and therapeutics|
Medulloblastoma (mb) is the most common malignant brain tumor of children. To identify the genetic alterations in this tumor type, we searched for copy number alterations using high density microarrays and sequenced all known protein-coding genes and mirna genes using sanger sequencing.
|Nutrition education game|
The disclosed subject matter is directed to an educational game designed to teach children about healthy food choices and the importance of foods from different food groups to a healthy diet. In one embodiment the game comprises a representation of a plate that is divided into different colored segments where each colored segment represents a different food group, and game pieces are designed to represent different foods.
|Child mobility chair|
A mobility chair is arranged for a high degree of maneuverability, and is particularly useful for handicapped individuals in need of a highly stable and maneuverable carriage. The mobility chair may be particularly useful for children, and includes a seat positioned between first and second wheels of a first wheel set, wherein the axial spacing dimension of the first and second wheels is greater than the axle height.
|Novel towing mechanism|
There is described a carrier, such as a backpack, waist bag or bum bag, which includes a retractable towing belt assembly, suitable for towing children along a ski slope.. .
|Performing a deterministic reduction operation in a parallel computer|
Performing a deterministic reduction operation in a parallel computer that includes compute nodes, each of which includes computer processors and a cau (collectives acceleration unit) that couples computer processors to one another for data communications, including organizing processors and a cau into a branched tree topology in which the cau is a root and the processors are children; receiving, from each of the processors in any order, dummy contribution data, where each processor is restricted from sending any other data to the root cau prior to receiving an acknowledgement of receipt from the root cau; sending, by the root cau to the processors in the branched tree topology, in a predefined order, acknowledgements of receipt of the dummy contribution data; receiving, by the root cau from the processors in the predefined order, the processors' contribution data to the reduction operation; and reducing, by the root cau, the processors' contribution data.. .
|Smart system for tracking physical activity in children, and awarding credit for, and controlling usage of, electronic entertainment|
A digital control means (dcm) for controlling the amount of time that the user can use the electronic device, wherein the dcm receives physical activity time credits from the dpam and enables the electronic device for a period of time corresponding to the physical activity time credits relayed by the dpam.. .
|Apparatus, systems, and methods for stabilizing a spondylolisthesis|
Assemblies of one or more implant structures make possible the achievement of diverse interventions involving the fusion and/or stabilization of lumbar and sacral vertebra in a non-invasive manner, with minimal incision, and without the necessitating the removing the intervertebral disc. The representative lumbar spine interventions, which can be performed on adults or children, include, but are not limited to, lumbar interbody fusion; translaminar lumbar fusion; lumbar facet fusion; trans-iliac lumbar fusion; and the stabilization of a spondylolisthesis..
|Methods and lipid compositions for promoting development of gut flora|
Disclosed is a method of inducing and promoting development of beneficial gut flora in a subject and/or of reducing the frequency and duration of crying periods in a subject, the method comprises administering to the subject a lipid composition comprising a vegetable-derived fat source, wherein the fat source is a triglyceride fat source comprising triglycerides with 15-55% palmitic acid moieties out of the total fatty acids, and wherein the level of palmitic acid moieties at the sn-2 position of the glycerol backbone is at least 30% of total palmitic acid. The method is particularly intended for children.
The nettie doll is an eco-friendly cloth doll with out-stretched arms, designed to greet, hug and love children of all ages, is made entirely of fabrics, fibers and threads that are organic, sustainable and/or renewable.. .
|Booklet assembly with grid box and method to help children to write and create|
The current invention discloses a grid box that may be printed in a booklet to help children to learn writing, improve handwriting, and create their own content. The grid box has four parallel lines defining three spaces that may be used for standardized handwriting of english and spanish words and letters.
|Illumination system, illumination method and lighting controller|
The invention relates to an illumination system comprising a luminaire which is configured to provide light according to a plurality of preset combinations of illumination level and color temperature, controlled via a control protocol. The system further comprises a user interface comprising means to (manually) select the illumination level and color temperature from said plurality of preset combinations.
|Infant to adult adjustable car seat|
Improvements in a car seat where the car seat is adjustable to accommodate infants to adults. The seat has adjustments for the sides, seat, back and belt position.
|Children's tray with placement indicator|
A children's tray with a placement indicator includes a tray and a groove/spot formed in the tray to indicate where an eating item (including food, utensils, or dishware) is to be placed. The tray can be mounted, removably or fixedly, to a variety of child support structures, including high chairs, booster seats and bouncers and includes a wall around the periphery intended to prevent items from falling off of the tray.
|Adjustable safety gate lock|
An adjustable safety gate lock which will prevent a locking bar arm on a wooden pressure mounted gate from being opened by a small child or a pet. The adjustable safety gate lock will go around the closed locking bar arm on the gate and will close shut with the side release buckle.
|Isolation, identification and characterisation of strains with probiotic activity, from faeces of infants fed exclusively with breast milk|
The invention relates to probiotic micro-organisms isolated from faeces of children exclusively fed with breast milk. Said microorganisms are used in the food or pharmaceutical industry, especially for use in infant formula milk, due to their probiotic properties which have beneficial effects on the health of those ingesting them.
|Isolation, identification and characterisation of strains with probiotic activity, from faeces of infants fed exclusively with breast milk|
The invention relates to probiotic micro-organisms isolated from feces of children exclusively fed with breast milk. Said microorganisms are used in the food or pharmaceutical industry, especially for use in infant formula milk, due to their probiotic properties which have beneficial effects on the health of those ingesting them.
|Array of complementary infant/young child nutritional compositions|
The present invention relates to infant/young child nutrition. A set of nutritional compositions having beneficial effects to infants/young children is disclosed.
The invention provides a line of specially designed wristwatches equipped with internet access capability to provide users with a simple and convenient means of accessing the internet regardless of location. Configured to be worn around the wrist, the internet wearable watch comprises an attractive leather or woven nylon wristband in sizes appropriate for men, women and children..
|Foldable mattress topper for play yards and related methods|
Disclosed is a portable mattress topper apparatus and related methods for increasing the safety and comfort of children in play pens or play yards.. .
|Expanding a hierarchical dispersed storage index|
A method begins by a dispersed storage (ds) processing module determining to expand a hierarchical ordered index structure and retrieving a root index node. The method continues with the ds processing module identifying immediate children index nodes, dividing the immediate children index nodes into sets of children index nodes, creating, for each of the sets of children index nodes, a sub-root index node to produce a set of sub-root index nodes, creating a new root index node to include entries for each of the sub-root index nodes of the set of sub-root index nodes, and temporarily storing the new root index node and the set of sub-root index nodes in a dispersed storage network (dsn).
|Stackable humanoid toy|
A stackable humanoid toy for children's play is comprised of a single molded plastic humanoid body with four fixed limbs. A pair of arms extend from a torso and are positioned in a raised upright position with the hands formed as spherical balls.
|Adjuvanted influenza vaccines for pediatric use|
An influenza vaccine adjuvanted with a sub-micron oil-in-water emulsion elicits significantly higher immune responses in human pediatric populations. Compared to an existing unadjuvanted pediatric influenza vaccine, the adjuvanted vaccines provided herein can induce in children a longer persistence of high serum antibody titers and also longer seroconversion and seroprotection.
|Array of age-tailored nutritional formula with probiotics|
The present invention relates to nutritional compositions which are specifically designed to address the needs of infants and young children of at least 2 years of age. In particular, the invention provides a set of nutritional compositions for infants and young children, each nutritional composition having varying probiotic content.