Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - June 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-06-30 Confirmation of what we all suspected, electronic gaming is making kids fat 0 None
2004-06-30 BDA raises concerns over lack of improvement in the percentage of five-year-olds suffering serious decay 0 None
2004-06-30 Children whose mothers suffer domestic abuse are much more likely to be abused themselves 0 None
2004-06-29 On-screen smoking by movie stars leads young teens to smoke 0 None
2004-06-29 Launch of the Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies 0 None
2004-06-28 A viral respiratory infection common in children increases the risk of developing asthma 0 None
2004-06-26 New York study reveals that babies in the womb are more sensitive than their mothers to DNA damage from pollution 0 None
2004-06-25 World is currently facing a twin epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes in young people 0 None
2004-06-24 Eating fish during pregnancy produces children with better language and communication skills 0 None
2004-06-24 Fewer high school students are smoking these days 0 None
2004-06-24 Pollution kills more than three milion children under the age of five every year 0 None
2004-06-24 Answers to childhood asthma may be in herbal medicine 0 None
2004-06-24 Doctors failing to identify smoking in adolescents 0 None
2004-06-23 Sports medicine may help the national fight against pediatric obesity 0 None
2004-06-23 Tommy G. Thompson today approved a plan by New York State to streamline the State Children's Health Insurance Program 0 None
2004-06-23 Twice as many children are suffering strokes than was previously believed 0 None
2004-06-23 Australian childhood immunisation incentives to continue 0 None
2004-06-22 Children at sports camps this summer may not be properly hydrated 0 None
2004-06-21 Seasons affect rates of asthma and eczema 0 None
2004-06-21 Parents often forget they consented to their babies taking part in trials 0 None
2004-06-21 Cooking with gas increases risk of respiratory illness in young children 0 4
2004-06-21 Higher incidence of SIDS at weekends, especially in younger infants 0 None
2004-06-20 Fairfax student dies after a four-day hospitalization for meningitis/encephalitis 0 None
2004-06-20 100,000 child deaths ever year caused by outdoor and indoor air pollution, unsafe water, lead and injuries 0 None
2004-06-17 Exposure to excess hormones in the womb increases risk of heart disease and diabetes 0 None
2004-06-17 Urgent action needed across Europe to tackle childhood disease related to environmental conditions 0 None
2004-06-17 Undernutrition is the cause of more than 53 percent of all child deaths 0 None
2004-06-17 Bid to reduce the number of injuries among children in Australia 0 None
2004-06-16 Novel findings on treatments for childhood obesity and early polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in young girls 0 None
2004-06-15 Adolescents overeat fast food, but lean adolescents compensate for over-consumption by eating less later 0 3
2004-06-15 Physical education gives children higher self esteem 0 2.5
2004-06-15 Babies born into larger families are far more likely to struggle to put on weight 0 None
2004-06-15 Canadian smoking survey finds kids still ignoring warnings 0 None
2004-06-15 Miracle camp for child burn victims 0 5
2004-06-14 School-based health clinics are an important treatment setting for adolescents with mental health, and general medical problems 0 None
2004-06-12 Among youth aged 10-14 years, hangings have replaced firearms as the most common method of suicide 0 None
2004-06-11 Kids as young as 6 who get frequent headaches may be using over-the-counter pain relievers too much 0 None
2004-06-11 Continuing problems with high levels of pesticide residues in fruits popular with children 0 None
2004-06-11 Children in hospitals often experience adverse patient safety events 0 None
2004-06-11 Plan to get more kids enrolled in the State Children's Health Insurance Program 0 None
2004-06-11 Postnatal exposure to a mercury preservative commonly used in a number of childhood vaccines can lead to the development of autism-like damage 0 None
2004-06-09 Postponement of children's premiums will save thousands of kids from losing coverage 0 None
2004-06-09 Some African American adolescents who live in cities have low levels of vitamin D 0 None
2004-06-09 U.S. adolescents more likely to engage in violent behavior than youth in other countries 0 None
2004-06-09 Preteen girls more likely than boys to retaliate 0 None
2004-06-07 Junk food manufacturers should be banned from targeting unhealthy products at children 0 None
2004-06-07 UN focus on child rights in France 0 None
2004-06-07 UN focus on child rights in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea 0 None
2004-06-07 UN focus on child rights in Dominica 0 None
2004-06-07 UN focus on child rights in Myanmar 0 None
2004-06-07 UN focus on child rights in Liberia 0 None
2004-06-07 UN focus on child rights in Sao Tome and Principe 0 None
2004-06-07 UN focus on child rights in El Salvador 0 None
2004-06-07 Revealing new insights into young people's health 0 None
2004-06-05 Overweight families unaware & unconcerned about risk of diabetes and premature heart disease 0 None
2004-06-05 Survey suggests mothers unaware of health benefits of soy for formula fed babies 0 None
2004-06-05 Crucial discovery may help better diagnose and treat children with Hirschsprung disease 0 2
2004-06-05 Parents oblivious to their children's weight problems 0 None
2004-06-03 Contradictory views on the use of Prozac to treat children with depression 0 None
2004-06-03 Sport to tackle child obesity 0 None
2004-06-02 AMA campaign to stop parents smoking near babies and children 0 None
2004-06-02 Why do grandparents systemically prefer some grandchildren to others? 0 None
2004-06-02 U.S. babies' health hurt by hunger 0 None
2004-06-01 Incentive-based program in Mexico is appears to have improved child health 0 None
2004-06-01 Handwashing education in Pakistan decreased the incidence of diarrhea by more than 50 percent among children 0 None
2004-06-01 Crash tests have shown car carrycots are putting babies at risk of serious injury or death 0 1
2004-06-01 Advertising campaigns do little, if anything, to dissuade teenagers from using drugs 0 None


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