Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - August 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-08-29 Preschoolers' still getting too much added sugar and juice and not enough fruits and vegetables 0 None
2004-08-26 Asthma stable, allergies rising in British children 0 None
2004-08-26 FDA clears blood test to screen newborn infants for a variety of inherited diseases 0 None
2004-08-25 High stress during pregnancy may increase likelihood of behavior problems in child 0 None
2004-08-25 Children who take steroid drugs for nephrotic syndrome do not suffer bone loss 0 None
2004-08-25 Besides helping infants’ lungs mature, sighs may “reset” breathing regulation mechanism 0 3
2004-08-23 Space theme tackles obesity and cholesterol levels in youngsters 0 None
2004-08-23 Clinicians have been able to reduce mortality rates in HIV positive children from 15 to 3 percent 0 None
2004-08-22 New method for managing aggressive boys comes to UK 0 None
2004-08-20 Number of newborn screening tests more than doubles in Washington 0 None
2004-08-20 Stable home can lower the risk for problems arising from prenatal exposure to alcohol 0 None
2004-08-18 Madeline Mann, the world's smallest surviving baby now 15 0 None
2004-08-18 Girls play truant more than boys 0 None
2004-08-18 Treatment of child depression most successful with Prozac and cognitive-behavior therapy combination 0 None
2004-08-18 Walking to school doesn't have a major affect on overall physical activity in children 0 None
2004-08-17 Initiative to develop medicines designed specifically for use in children welcomed by BNF 0 None
2004-08-17 Why more than 70 per cent of child poisoning cases involve medications 0 None
2004-08-17 Kids who grow up with poor single mothers are more likely to get into trouble 0 None
2004-08-17 Adolescent girls that have been physically coerced into sexual intercourse are more likely to have had a sexually transmitted disease 0 None
2004-08-15 Death rates for young children are related seasonal levels of particulate air pollution and cold temperatures 0 None
2004-08-13 Boys exposed to cocaine in the womb are more likely to have behavioral problems than girls 0 None
2004-08-12 Growing pains in young children are a much bigger problem than first thought 0 None
2004-08-11 Feeding strategies can have a profound effect on children's food preferences 0 None
2004-08-11 Children’s playground injuries 0 None
2004-08-11 Children who have severe allergic reactions when stung by bees should receive venom immunotherapy 0 None
2004-08-11 Survey reveals surprising insights into parental attitudes toward teenage sexual behavior 0 None
2004-08-11 Popular notion that all modern children are chauffeured around by their parents is a myth 0 None
2004-08-09 Changes to the UK's childhood vaccination programme 0 None
2004-08-09 The British government has announced plans for a new combined vaccination for babies and children 0 None
2004-08-05 Report shows promising findings on adolescent use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs 0 None
2004-08-05 Nearly half (48%) of all uninsured children have not had a well-child visit in the past year 0 None
2004-08-05 New toll-free telephone line launched to help make child disability-related information more accessible 0 None
2004-08-05 Exclusively breastfeeding for the first six months provides all the energy and nutrients a child needs 0 None
2004-08-05 Schools need to be more aware of head injuries 0 None
2004-08-03 Coping programs for adolescent children of HIV-infected parents help teens develop into productive young adults 0 None
2004-08-03 Children with mild asthma can lose lung function 0 None
2004-08-03 Growing up ain't like it used to be 0 None
2004-08-03 Mothers who catch a flu during pregnancy may increase the risk of their child developing schizophrenia 1 5
2004-08-03 International study into children in care 0 None
2004-08-03 Children should be screened for high blood pressure at age 3 0 None
2004-08-02 Guidance on providing advice on sex education to young people under the age of sixteen 0 None
2004-08-02 America's childhood immunization rates are at record high levels 0 None
2004-08-02 Up to 220 young children a day could be exposed to potentially dangerous levels of pesticides from eating fruit 0 None


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