Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - October 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-10-29 Hispanic children are less likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder 0 None
2004-10-29 Call for MEP's to improve childhood cancer treatment 0 None
2004-10-28 Babies who are breastfed have a lower risk of developing childhood leukemia 0 None
2004-10-28 Umbilical cord blood may hold clue to childhood allergy and asthma 0 None
2004-10-28 Asian children and black children experience higher rates of ruptured appendixes than white children 0 None
2004-10-26 Toddlers' imitation predicts well-developed conscience 0 None
2004-10-26 Sugary foods are making up a growing chunk of kids’ daily diets 0 None
2004-10-26 Children who swallow more than one magnet need immediate medical care 0 None
2004-10-21 Study reveals that spinal lesions are associated with a variety of children’s health complaints 0 None
2004-10-21 Children of older fathers are more likely to develop schizophrenia in later life 0 None
2004-10-20 Guidebook helps adults identify and cope with teen stress 0 None
2004-10-19 Strong relationship between kids academic achievement and fitness 0 4.2
2004-10-18 Insulin pumps effective for children with diabetes 0 None
2004-10-18 FDA issues warning on adolescent use of antidepressants 0 None
2004-10-18 Measuring a child's IQ is an obsolete way to determine intelligence 0 5
2004-10-18 Anesthetics are effective in reducing the pain of circumcision in newborns 0 None
2004-10-13 Mothers must breastfeed for at least four months without using formula to reduce obesity risk in preschool children 0 None
2004-10-13 Back to Sleep campaign renews efforts to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in the African American community 0 None
2004-10-12 Soccer greatly improves the health profile of growing boys 0 3
2004-10-11 Exposure to tobacco smoke and pollutants increases childhood risk of asthma 0 None
2004-10-10 Shortage of pediatric rheumatologists often leads to improper diagnosis and treatment 0 None
2004-10-10 New research tackles child obesity through the introduction of a computerized nutritional tool known 0 None
2004-10-08 Africa is fighting back against vitamin and mineral deficiencies 0 None
2004-10-08 Global under-five death rate far below targets agreed to by world leaders 0 None
2004-10-08 Over 5% of parents reported having smothered, slapped, or shaken their baby 0 None
2004-10-08 Child heart deaths at Bristol fall below national average 0 None
2004-10-07 Children who have problems breathing during sleep tend to score lower on tests of mental development and intelligence 0 None
2004-10-07 Research looks at whether stopping children from playing outside can lead to a dislike or blindness to nature 0 None
2004-10-06 University of Rochester Medical Center doctors are trying to improve childhood cancer treatments 0 None
2004-10-05 Sedentary children at higher risk of chronic fatigue syndrome 0 None
2004-10-05 School physical education programs are the place to score in the battle with obesity 0 None
2004-10-05 A new study shows that sick children can go home from the hospital more quickly 0 None
2004-10-04 October marks sudden infant death syndrome awareness month 0 None
2004-10-04 A child's risk of becoming obese may begin before birth and continue throughout infancy 0 None
2004-10-04 Giving flu vaccine to toddlers in the spring and fall guards against infection 0 None

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