Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - September 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-09-30 The biggest risk for children during Halloween is being hit by a car 0 None
2004-09-29 New warnings on antidepressants for children and adolescents highlight the need for appropriate treatments for depression 0 None
2004-09-28 Schools Health Education Unit tracks trends in physical activity 0 None
2004-09-28 12% of children at risk of undetected/unreported adverse drug reactions 0 None
2004-09-27 Eating too much in childhood predicts development of bulimia nervosa in adulthood 0 None
2004-09-27 Grandparents play a key role in the lives of a large proportion of British children 0 None
2004-09-27 High calcium intake and vigorous exercise is the key to optimal increases in bone density 0 None
2004-09-26 Economic costs of child abuse in Canada tops $15 billion 0 None
2004-09-26 CDC reports that too few young children are protected against influenza 0 None
2004-09-23 Auckland kids are five times more likely than those in other developed countries to need hospital admission for pneumonia 0 None
2004-09-23 One third of the children had been exposed to illegal drugs 0 None
2004-09-22 Whooping cough at epidemic levels in New Zealand 0 None
2004-09-22 Tiny babies may face development and behaviour problems 0 None
2004-09-22 Abused or neglected children are more likely to develop heart disease as adults 0 None
2004-09-22 Whooping cough at highest levels since 1997 in Western Australia 0 None
2004-09-20 Overweight children up to five times more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke before age of 65 0 None
2004-09-20 Increase in cases of pertussis (whooping cough) in Indiana 0 None
2004-09-18 Nicaraguan deaf children create a new sign language entirely their own 0 5
2004-09-18 Adenotonsillectomy resolves child sleep disorders 0 None
2004-09-17 Hib infection on the rise in children despite vaccination programme 0 None
2004-09-16 Two scoops of reading in the morning will improve children's literacy 0 None
2004-09-15 Current methods of delivering health care to kids are woefully unable to cope with a pediatric disease pendulum 0 None
2004-09-15 Time spent in same-sex activities may advantage boys but disadvantage girls 0 3.5
2004-09-14 Knowing which treatments work and which don't is an important first step in improving children's health care, but it's not enough 0 None
2004-09-13 Inhaled nitrite spray may help babies diagnosed with persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn 0 None
2004-09-13 Chronic illnesses among children not adequately addressed 0 None
2004-09-10 Corporal punishment can lead to more bad behavior by children 0 2.7
2004-09-10 Efforts to prevent school children smoking are not targeted early enough, as children experimenting with tobacco by age seven 0 None
2004-09-10 Program that targets allergens and tobacco smoke in the home resulted in fewer asthma symptoms in children 0 None
2004-09-09 Childhood leukaemia significantly lower in Asia than in Western countries 0 None
2004-09-09 Tonsil removal has no major benefits over watchful waiting in children with throat infections or enlarged tonsils and adenoids 0 None
2004-09-08 Youth suicide on steady decline in Washington 0 None
2004-09-08 Growing up in polluted towns and cities increases risk of lung health issues 0 None
2004-09-08 Evidence of radiation risk in childhood leukaemia 0 None
2004-09-08 Experts consider evidence of link between the rise in childhood leukaemia and increased light at night 0 None
2004-09-07 Study challenges early age intervention with human growth hormone 0 None
2004-09-07 Adolescent substance abuse treatment programs lack key elements necessary for effective treatment 0 None
2004-09-07 Pediatricians feel that universal influenza vaccination for infants is feasible 0 None
2004-09-07 13 percent of U.S. children have had a special health care need 0 None
2004-09-07 Adolescent self-harm often goes unreported 0 None
2004-09-05 Conference – Childhood leukaemia: incidence, causal mechanisms and prevention 0 None
2004-09-04 Protein-rich teething rusk to help stop children suffering Kwashiorkor 0 None
2004-09-02 Students to be educated on better eating and lifestyle choices 0 None
2004-09-01 Lack of sleep may cause behavioral, learning and attention problems 0 5
2004-09-01 Admissions for substance abuse treatment in adolescents has risen, continuing a ten-year trend 0 None


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