Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - 2005

Date Title Comments Rating
2005-12-30 Stroke risk increases when children with sickle cell disease cease transfusions 0 None
2005-12-22 Gene discovery may prevent craniofacial birth defects 0 None
2005-12-22 Children could be saved from neuroblastoma using antibody therapy 0 None
2005-12-19 Flu kills more U.S. children than chicken pox, whooping cough, and measles combined 0 None
2005-12-19 One SIDS death may lead to another 0 None
2005-12-15 Hidden cost of teen pain in the UK almost £4 billion per year 0 None
2005-12-15 Kids with specific gene variant more at risk from passive smoking 0 None
2005-12-15 Some children like sweets not just because they taste good, but also because sweets make them feel good 0 5
2005-12-15 Urgent call to save lives of 30 million under fives over next decade 0 None
2005-12-15 Institute of Medicine reports on food marketing aimed at kids 0 None
2005-12-14 Poor diet and little exercise makes Scottish kids fatties 0 None
2005-12-12 Common baby illnesses may trigger cancer 0 None
2005-12-12 Babies dummies reduce the risk of cot deaths 0 None
2005-12-07 Junk food ads aimed at kids endangers their health 0 None
2005-12-07 Prevention of childhood obesity needs to begin before a woman ever gets pregnant 0 None
2005-12-07 Toddlers with sleep apnea experience more respiratory disturbances when they sleep on their backs 0 None
2005-12-06 Hearing implants give best results when placed early 0 None
2005-12-06 Backpacks damage kids' shoulders and backs 0 None
2005-12-05 Children with heart defects benefit from exercise 0 None
2005-12-05 Comforting behavior in girls mistaken for movement disorder 0 None
2005-12-05 Twins, triplets have greater chance of birth defects 0 3.5
2005-11-30 Go-cart injuries in children - bad! 0 None
2005-11-28 Breastfeeding may protect children against gluten intolerance 0 None
2005-11-28 Depression treatment in children - poor data 0 None
2005-11-28 Dining out may increase cardiovascular disease risk in children 0 None
2005-11-26 Sugary drinks push Latino kids toward type 2 diabetes 0 None
2005-11-24 Christmas is coming and toys can be dangerous 0 None
2005-11-22 Early neglect has a physical as well as psychological effect 0 None
2005-11-22 Prem babies more at risk of high blood pressure 0 None
2005-11-22 Breast-fed babies have less risk of celiac disease 0 None
2005-11-22 Sleeping on their back causes breathing problems for babies 0 None
2005-11-21 Early wheezers continue to have poorer lung function as they age 0 None
2005-11-20 Brains of babies born very prematurely do not develop as well as those who are carried to full-term 0 None
2005-11-14 Bullying in schools - Are Victorian attitudes towards children partly to blame? 0 None
2005-11-14 Physical discipline makes children anxious and aggressive 1 3
2005-11-14 UW researchers aim to understand the development of gaze-following in babies 0 None
2005-11-14 Child memory findings have significant implications for child testimonies 0 None
2005-11-14 How parents treat their children can affect an adolescent's risk of depression 0 4
2005-11-13 Early to bed helps learning ability at school 0 None
2005-11-10 Nine percent of children allergic to almonds, pecans, cashews and other tree nuts outgrow their allergy over time 0 None
2005-11-08 2 million American children at risk of diabetes 0 None
2005-11-07 Children bottle-fed past 12 months of age may be at high risk for iron deficiency 0 None
2005-11-07 Approximately 9% of children with an allergy to tree nuts will outgrow their allergy 0 None
2005-11-07 Psychologically distressed children more likely to be involved in bullying 0 None
2005-11-07 Error found in standard guidelines on fetal varicella syndrome 0 None
2005-11-07 Ads with gristle blood and bones to shock kids off junk food 0 None
2005-11-07 Exposure to movie smoking accounts for smoking initiation among over one-third of U.S. adolescents 0 None
2005-11-07 Unrelated adults, usually a male boyfriend, dramatically increase the risk of inflicted injury 0 None
2005-10-31 Pre-teens need vaccine against sexually transmitted virus 0 None
2005-10-27 Cesarean births not linked to childhood asthma 0 None
2005-10-27 Math Learning Disorder (LD) is common among school-age children 0 None
2005-10-24 Canada province will seize children of drug addicts 0 None
2005-10-20 Successful prevention programs for children and adolescents­ 0 None
2005-10-20 Interventions to improve child survival are not reaching the poorest children 0 None
2005-10-18 Steroids and the chicken pox are a bad combination for children 0 None
2005-10-18 Acyclovir use uncertain in children with chickenpox 0 None
2005-10-17 Abused boys may 'learn' that violence is an acceptable method of conflict resolution in the home 0 None
2005-10-17 Big babies run the risk of obesity later in life 0 None
2005-10-13 Relationship between drinking early in adolescence and later negative outcomes 0 None
2005-10-13 Study examines the relation between infant size and growth and later obesity 0 None
2005-10-10 Top 12 health issues facing Australian children 2 2.5
2005-10-10 Real dangers from environmental toxins most likely occur early in life 0 None
2005-10-10 Babies should not be asleep in the same bed that their parents are sleeping in 0 None
2005-10-05 Why kids need to wear mouthguards 0 None
2005-10-05 New set of guidelines for treating the mental health needs of incarcerated youth 0 None
2005-10-05 To improve the diets of British children we need to look beyond school dinners 0 None
2005-10-04 Half of childhood asthma hospitalizations could be prevented with improved parent-physician communication 0 None
2005-10-03 Children enrolled in fitness-oriented gym classes showed greater loss of body fat 0 None
2005-09-28 School meals system failing needy children 0 None
2005-09-27 New centre to advance child health research 0 None
2005-09-27 Findings explain why abused children are often so distracted at school 0 4
2005-09-27 How you interact with your children when they're just starting kindergarten helps determine their behavior by the time they finish fourth grade 1 None
2005-09-26 Stuttering is best treated early 0 None
2005-09-26 Abused children have a tendency to focus and respond to even subtle signs of anger from others 0 None
2005-09-26 Stopping UK BCG vaccination well justified 0 2.7
2005-09-26 Five-year-olds are able to grasp numeric abstractions and arithmetic concepts 0 None
2005-09-26 Halloween often lost on young kids 0 None
2005-09-26 Peer victimization may lead to psychological problems 0 None
2005-09-26 Quality of everyday experiences in schools can greatly reduce children's academic and social problems 0 None
2005-09-21 Pediatricians may fail to diagnose obesity in kids 0 None
2005-09-19 Kids at risk of TV / videogame seizures 0 None
2005-09-12 Need for more outdoor play spaces so that children could have more choice over materials, locations and playmates 0 None
2005-09-10 Recommendation that parents limit television viewing of Katrina disaster for children under 12 years of age 0 None
2005-09-10 Improper use of seat belts puts kids at risk 0 None
2005-09-10 Afghan refugee children and young adults prone to injury 0 None
2005-09-07 Parents advised to turn off the TV, encourage outdoor play 0 None
2005-09-06 Researchers to study information technology impact on children 1 1
2005-09-06 Relationship between parental perception of neighborhood safety and obesity 0 None
2005-09-06 Observation of adult behavior may influence preschool children to view smoking as normal 1 5
2005-09-06 Children who use community health centers may be at a particularly high risk of being obese 0 None
2005-09-05 Young children far more aware of parents smoking and drinking than might be thought 0 None
2005-09-05 Parasite could help prevent asthma 0 4
2005-09-04 Lack of exposure to dirt and common viral infections among children could be behind the rise in the levels of asthma 0 None
2005-08-31 13 million children now living in poverty in the U.S. 0 None
2005-08-30 Children who eat cereal are more alert 0 None
2005-08-30 Which herbs and dietary supplements can help children with nausea, constipation and similar gastrointestinal problems? 0 None
2005-08-30 Top doctors in UK fear for teens with change in alcohol laws 0 None
2005-08-25 Kids texting messages in danger of RSI 0 None
2005-08-24 Increase in students with food allergies 0 None
2005-08-24 No intervention is necessary for most children with fluid in their ears 0 None
2005-08-22 Violent video games can increase aggressive behavior in children and adolescents 0 None
2005-08-22 Medulloblastoma irradiation may impair reading skills in young children 0 None
2005-08-21 Children who eat fries raise their risk of breast cancer later in life 0 None
2005-08-21 Mom and Dad's disapproval a greater deterrant than the law when it comes to drugs and alcohol 0 None
2005-08-18 President Bush's No Child Left Behind act appears to be leaving children behind 0 None
2005-08-17 U.S. beverage industry praised for helping in childhood obesity battle 0 None
2005-08-16 Walking to school encourages more physical activity 0 None
2005-08-16 Overweight children who can shed their puppy fat by age 14 can expect lower blood pressure 0 None
2005-08-16 Greatest challenge for parents is the balance between homework, sports, music and sleep 0 None
2005-08-15 Babies recognize unfamiliar musical rhythms far more readily than adults can 0 None
2005-08-15 Young athletes at high risk for developing skin cancer 0 None
2005-08-15 Oral medications may control symptoms of Type II diabetes in children just as well as insulin injections 0 None
2005-08-15 Old-fashioned methods best at getting rid of head lice in children 0 None
2005-08-15 Liquid detergent capsules can cause serious damage to childrens eyes 0 5
2005-08-11 Findings could lead to gene therapy cure for childhood blindness 0 None
2005-08-11 Family-based treatments are effective for substance abuse 0 None
2005-08-11 Childhood cancers are strongly linked to pollution from engine exhausts 0 None
2005-08-11 Study queries value of ear tube surgery for childrens' speech and language development 0 None
2005-08-08 Bill Clinton leads childhood obesity fight 0 None
2005-08-04 New guidance highlights pharmacist's role in protecting vulnerable adults 0 None
2005-08-03 New health campaign targets uninsured kids in the U.S. 0 None
2005-08-02 Breastfeeding babies past 12 months 0 4.5
2005-08-02 Drug use among Indiana youth sees biggest drop in years 0 None
2005-08-02 Countries throughout the Americas are joining together to observe World Breastfeeding Week 0 None
2005-08-02 South African Department of Health celebrating World Breastfeeding Week 0 None
2005-08-02 Evaluation of sexual abuse in children takes special skills 0 None
2005-08-02 Teen binge drinking out of control 0 None
2005-08-01 Visceral obesity may be an important risk factor for insulin resistance syndrome in children 0 None
2005-08-01 Nationwide survey reports a high rate of concern about body image in both boys and girls 0 None
2005-08-01 Babies born at night have a greater risk of dying in their first month 0 None
2005-07-28 Mental-state reasoning is universal milestone in child development 0 None
2005-07-27 Steady upward climb in child vaccinations 0 None
2005-07-26 Illnesses associated with pesticide exposure at schools increased significantly in children from 1998 to 2002 0 None
2005-07-26 Proportion of health spending on asthma highest for children 0 None
2005-07-24 17 percent of infants living near "stop and go" traffic suffer from wheezing 0 None
2005-07-23 Wealthy kids are not always healthy kids 0 None
2005-07-21 Wealth doesn't always equal health 0 None
2005-07-21 Maintaining a healthy weight in children may be one good way to keep a healthy blood lipid profile and a happy heart 0 None
2005-07-20 America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being 2005 0 None
2005-07-19 Children enrolled in kid-oriented diet and exercise programs are likely to adopt healthier eating and activity patterns 0 None
2005-07-19 Decline in physical activity plays key role in weight gain among girls 0 None
2005-07-19 1 in 166 children under age 10 are affected by autism 0 None
2005-07-18 Shaken Baby Syndrome research 1 None
2005-07-14 Oral midazolam more effective than rectal diazepam for the emergency treatment of seizures in children 0 2
2005-07-14 Small-bowel injuries are more common in abused children but can arise accidentally as a result of falls or road-traffic accidents 0 None
2005-07-14 Shared-environmental influences on gender-role behaviour may be more important in early childhood than in adolescence and adulthood 0 None
2005-07-14 Efforts to help parents of young children move out of poverty likely to have long-term benefits for children's school performance and social-emotional well being 0 None
2005-07-13 Expert says newborn health screening inconsistent throughout the U.S. 0 None
2005-07-12 Every baby born in the United States should receive screening for a uniform panel of 29 disorders 0 None
2005-07-11 Babies at greater risk of cot death when they sleep in parents bed 0 None
2005-07-06 Helping children deal with chronic pain 0 None
2005-07-06 All trampolines, including small ones, a child hazard 0 None
2005-07-06 Sexual abstinence unrealistic - pediatricians say teens need birth control and emergency contraception pill 0 None
2005-07-06 If you want that child to do well at school take the TV out of their bedroom 0 None
2005-07-06 Even on cool days leaving kids in parked cars dangerous 0 None
2005-07-06 Point-of-selection nutrition information cards can spur students to pick the right foods 0 None
2005-07-05 Television in the bedroom bad for kids, computer good 0 None
2005-07-04 Young children who snore more likely to be hyperactive later on 0 None
2005-07-04 No surprise - teens in the UK need more sunshine! 0 None
2005-07-04 Globalisation affecting children's mental health around the world 0 None
2005-07-01 Birth abnormality rates could increase if proposed changes to prenatal testing go ahead 0 None
2005-06-30 Experts gather in the fields of childhood and adolescent mental-health problems 0 None
2005-06-30 Children generally negative about smoking 0 None
2005-06-28 Mental health declining in American teenagers 0 None
2005-06-27 The potential benefit that IVF children bring to society far outweighs the cost of 'producing' them 0 3
2005-06-27 $5.1 billion could save 6 million children 0 None
2005-06-27 Powerful steroids could be avoided in many cases of childhood eczema 0 None
2005-06-23 AMA tackles childhood obesity with new directives 0 None
2005-06-22 BMA calls for tough action to tackle childhood obesity in Scotland 0 None
2005-06-22 New website and environmental history tools for pediatric health care providers 0 None
2005-06-21 New Zealand Ministry of Health warns Influenza B can be serious health risk to children and young people 0 None
2005-06-21 Children better off but more needs to be done 0 None
2005-06-21 Psychiatric centres needed for Iraqi children 0 None
2005-06-20 When children are not able to disclose sexual abuse, the effects are potentially devastating 0 None
2005-06-20 Acting violently could be protective against the effects of community violence 0 None
2005-06-20 Children who are prone to frequent ear infections may have a high number of potentially infectious bacteria 0 None
2005-06-20 Research suggests that children with a neuropsychiatric disease may be at risk for type 2 diabetes, and vice versa 0 None
2005-06-20 New topical pain cream, Maxilene, eases procedural pain 2 None
2005-06-15 Most powerful predictor for how much children eat is how much food is put on their plate 0 None
2005-06-15 Spinal arthritis often overlooked in children 0 4
2005-06-13 School kids need 60 minutes or more of moderate to vigorous physical activity daily 0 None
2005-06-13 Children who were born prematurely are more likely to have eye problems 0 None
2005-06-13 Teen-age boys with type 1 diabetes showed evidence of greater atherosclerosis 0 None
2005-06-13 Only 12 percent of pediatricians surveyed felt effective in treating overweight children 0 None
2005-06-12 Texas girl with Hodgkin's sees return of the disease- treatment to go ahead 0 None
2005-06-10 Experts call for more research into treatments for children's brain tumours 0 None
2005-06-09 Information to guide child health policy is lacking in the poorest countries with the highest rates of childhood mortality 0 None
2005-06-09 Excessive sleepiness in adolescents may indicate more than just lack of sleep 0 None
2005-06-08 TV confuses kids on healthy eating 0 None
2005-06-08 Sick infants in hospital intensive care units exposed to high levels of toxic phthalate 0 None
2005-06-07 Mental health problems in teens go untreated for decades 0 None
2005-06-07 Watch, wait and see, may be best option for babes' ear infections 0 None
2005-06-06 Children of low-income families who receive public housing rent subsidies have greater weight for age 0 None
2005-06-06 West named inaugural George G. Graham Professor in infant and child nutrition 0 None
2005-06-06 Leading experts meet to discuss 'crisis' in child protection 0 None
2005-06-06 57% of children are not read to daily by a parent or family member 0 None
2005-06-06 Boys are more reluctant than girls to swallow Jamie Oliver-style healthy school dinners 0 None
2005-06-06 Childrens' mental development may be impaired by aircraft noise 0 None
2005-06-06 Current high school start times deprive adolescents of sleep 0 None
2005-06-06 Educating parents and physicians could reduce overuse of antibiotics in children 0 None
2005-06-06 Adolescents who are lethargic, cranky and forgetful may have chronic sleep deprivation 0 None
2005-06-06 Children 14 and younger should not sit in the front passenger seat of cars equipped with air bags 0 3.5
2005-06-06 One-time whooping cough vaccination at 11 years of age may potentially be cost-effective 0 None
2005-06-05 Whooping cough vaccine may be introduced in New Zealand 0 None
2005-06-03 Obese children benefit from resistance training 0 None
2005-06-03 Aircraft noise could impair the development of reading and memory in children 0 None
2005-06-03 Children living close to high voltage overhead power lines at birth may be at an increased risk of leukaemia 0 None
2005-06-02 Environmental solutions to childhood obesity 0 None
2005-06-02 About one-fourth of infants who are violently shaken by an abuser will die from brain damage 0 None
2005-06-02 Metabolic syndrome prevalent in elementary school children 0 None
2005-06-02 Intervention program reduces asthma in children 0 None
2005-06-02 Day care facilities were shown to be an important source for allergen exposure 0 None
2005-06-02 Every U.S. child and adult will be obese by 2044 0 None
2005-06-01 You can teach your child to eat healthier 0 None
2005-06-01 Children in residential institutions desperately vulnerable to abuse 0 None
2005-06-01 Child's social environment may have only a modest effect on whether very young children become depressed 0 2
2005-05-31 Baby boy is first successful birth in Canada from frozen eggs 0 None
2005-05-30 Pregnant women's exposure to phthalates has adverse effects on genital development in their male children 0 None
2005-05-30 Breastfeeding is as good for children's blood pressure as exercise and dietary salt restriction 0 None
2005-05-29 Emergence of cancer as a major cause of death among children in developing regions of the world is not being adequately addressed 0 None
2005-05-26 Mothers ability to mind read important in child's development 0 None
2005-05-26 Most elementary school age children are harsher judges of others than adults and older children 0 None
2005-05-25 Researchers find link between highways and breathing problems in kids 0 None
2005-05-24 Early-onset antisocial behaviour in children with psychopathic tendencies is largely inherited 2 None
2005-05-24 Removal of hazardous playground at elementary schools in Toronto has reduced the number of playground injuries 0 None
2005-05-23 Children living close to a major road are significantly more likely to have asthma than children who live farther away 0 None
2005-05-23 Health Protection Agency publishes report on the benefits of vaccination to children's health 0 None
2005-05-23 Sleeping time and obesity in children 0 None
2005-05-23 Market forces alone are not sufficient to produce new drugs needed for children with cancer 0 None
2005-05-22 Australian Medical Association indigenous health report card focuses on low birth weight babies 0 None
2005-05-19 Lack of funds hampering important child health study 0 None
2005-05-19 Boys, too, suffer long-term consequences of childhood sexual abuse 0 None
2005-05-19 Deadly baby disease can be arrested with early treatment 0 None
2005-05-18 Integrated approach to child survival achieving important results 0 None
2005-05-18 Language cues can provide the "glue" that helps fasten certain visual patterns into small children's memories 0 None
2005-05-17 Gluten exposure at 4 to 6 months of age lowers risk of celiac disease 0 None
2005-05-17 Mathematical way to identify babies at risk for epilepsy 0 None
2005-05-17 Peer group pressure influences ethnic/racial prejudice in children 0 None
2005-05-17 Being a popular child has a downside 0 None
2005-05-17 Children understand the emotional benefits of following the rules 1 5
2005-05-17 Multi-tasking skills develops late in adolescence 0 None
2005-05-17 Children of imprisoned mothers generally have insecure relationships with their mothers and caregivers 0 5
2005-05-17 Genetic factors appear to influence individual differences in language development among children 0 5
2005-05-17 Children's goals change significantly if they face obstacles to resolving a conflict on a first or second try 0 5
2005-05-16 Emerging evidence supports early detection, monitoring, and in some cases treatment for children suffering from high blood pressure 0 None
2005-05-16 Next steps taken in the UK Government's transformation of school meals 0 None
2005-05-15 Black children are more than twice as likely to die from a traumatic injury as are white children 0 None
2005-05-11 Role of soft drinks in childhood obesity 1 None
2005-05-10 Adolescents who don't get enough sleep might be jeopardizing their athletic performance, 0 None
2005-05-10 Children with high blood lead levels often do not receive follow-up tests 0 None
2005-05-10 Some children in the United States are still at risk for lead poisoning 0 None
2005-05-10 Nutritional advice improves health of children in developing countries 0 None
2005-05-09 BMA calls for mass child vaccinations for hepatitis B virus (HBV) 0 None
2005-05-09 Girl juvenile offenders exhibit more problems, risks than boys 0 None
2005-05-09 Children's experiences at home can have a direct impact on their performance at school 0 None
2005-05-09 Children are more likely to be awake during surgery than adults 0 None
2005-05-08 Small classes in elementary school yields big rewards at graduation time 0 None
2005-05-05 Children who have been abused are at risk of recurrence 0 None
2005-05-04 Pretty kids get the best deal all round 0 None
2005-05-04 More effort needed to prevent pattern of child abuse developing in families 0 None
2005-05-04 Fear stops some parents vaccinating their children 0 None
2005-05-04 Gaining better control of your child's asthma 0 None
2005-05-04 Turning off the box a good start for healthy kids 0 None
2005-05-03 Bill Clinton battles obesity 0 None
2005-05-03 Whooping cough makes a comeback 0 None
2005-05-02 Alarms better than medication for stopping bedwetting 0 None
2005-05-02 Researchers benchmark the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency, anemia, iodine-deficiency disorders and underweight children as measures of malnutrition in developing regions 0 None
2005-05-02 Giving children access to drug clinical trials is crucial, clofarabine approval shows 0 None
2005-05-02 3 questions identify children at risk of passive smoking 0 None
2005-05-02 Concern that vaccines might cause harm most common reason why parents don't immunize 0 None
2005-05-02 Response of New York City public school children to 9/11 0 None
2005-05-02 New findings from ongoing research on children in motor vehicle crashes 0 5
2005-05-01 Lower vaccination rates put children at risk 0 None
2005-04-27 Children do well with shorter fast before surgery 0 None
2005-04-27 Breastfeeding causes nearly 40 percent of all pediatric HIV infections 0 None
2005-04-26 Baby gene tests safety should be checked 0 None
2005-04-23 Study shows older children can benefit from treatment of eye disorder 0 None
2005-04-23 Good communication skills can improve academic achievement, self-esteem, social adjustment 0 None
2005-04-22 Day care in infancy protects against childhood leukaemia 0 None
2005-04-21 Adolescents not receiving health counseling 0 None
2005-04-20 Child health teacher numbers at worrying levels 0 None
2005-04-20 What makes children laugh? 0 None
2005-04-19 Free bike helmets increase use by children 0 None
2005-04-19 Babies who gain weight rapidly during their very first week of life may be more likely to be overweight as young adults 0 None
2005-04-19 Working mothers do not have an adverse effect on children's diets 0 None
2005-04-19 Children on school buses may face increased exposure to diesel pollution 0 None
2005-04-12 Canadian welfare reforms haven't helped poor children 0 None
2005-04-12 Project to treat infant asphyxia in lower income countries 0 None
2005-04-12 Protection against 12 different communicable diseases available for infants and toddlers 0 None
2005-04-11 Toddlers understand much more about false beliefs than parents and scientists previously suspected 0 None
2005-04-11 Childhood asthma may be linked to grandmother's smoking 0 None
2005-04-11 Study shows older children also benefit from lazy eye treatment 0 None
2005-04-07 You need to do vigorous activity if you want to be lean 0 None
2005-04-05 Kids have upswing in golf-related head injuries 0 None
2005-04-04 Low-cost, hospital-based parent education program can reduce the incidence of shaken baby syndrome 0 None
2005-04-04 More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area 0 None
2005-04-04 Need for pediatricians to partner with community-based organizations 0 None
2005-04-04 Treatment of bronchiolitis in children varies widely and often results in unnecessary tests and antibiotics 0 None
2005-04-04 California teens do not get regular physical activity 0 None
2005-04-04 Pediatric use of complementary and alternative medicine 0 None
2005-04-04 Early home environment and television watching influence bullying behavior 0 None
2005-04-03 Study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying 0 4
2005-03-30 Parents drugs, alcohol and tobacco use harm their children's futures 0 5
2005-03-30 Early onset of puberty – the EU gets serious 0 None
2005-03-29 Working mothers do not effect their child's social and intellectual development 0 3
2005-03-29 Protecting children from industrial chemicals in the environment 0 None
2005-03-28 New estimates of the causes of child mortality worldwide 0 None
2005-03-28 Neonatal infections in hospital born babies are up to 20 times higher in developing countries 0 None
2005-03-28 Most accurate estimates of the causes of child deaths to date 0 None
2005-03-23 Babies weaned with rusks go on to love foods such as crisps and chips 0 None
2005-03-21 Pushy Mums & Dads bad for kids!! 0 None
2005-03-21 Oral hygiene during preschool years can mean a lifetime of good oral health 0 None
2005-03-21 Invasive pneumonia and antibiotic resistance decreased after childhood streptococcus pneumoniae vaccine introduced 0 None
2005-03-16 Anti-smoking cinema advertising campaign aimed at young people launched in South Australia 0 None
2005-03-16 Parents should be banned from smoking while driving with children 0 None
2005-03-15 Baby talk helps learning 0 None
2005-03-14 Weight status of children ages 8 to 15 predicts obesity and high blood pressure in adulthood 0 None
2005-03-09 U.S. children undervaccinated 0 None
2005-03-09 Todays kids good at media multi-tasking 0 None
2005-03-09 Body image a worry - even when you're only 5! 0 5
2005-03-08 Pediatric obesity is now recognized as a major medical and health problem all over the world 0 None
2005-03-07 American teenagers are in a calcium crisis 0 None
2005-03-07 Children should not operate motorbikes until they are old enough to obtain a driver's license 0 None
2005-03-04 3 million newborn babies' lives could be saved for less than $1 per child 0 None
2005-03-03 Lancet neonatal survival series 0 None
2005-03-02 Virtual reality games can help alleviate pain in children 0 None
2005-02-28 Children with imaginary companions are quicker to develop language skills 0 None
2005-02-27 Several causes for concern regarding children's health in general practice in Britain 0 None
2005-02-27 Proof that vaccinating children against influenza in the hope of reducing disease spread is inconclusive 0 None
2005-02-24 Childhood obesity is a serious health problem in Australia 0 None
2005-02-22 More girls than boys experienced mental pressure 0 None
2005-02-22 Cesarean delivery is associated with an increased risk of childhood asthma hospitalization in premature infants 0 None
2005-02-21 Good Behavior Game dramatically reduced aggressive behavior and helped children stay on task in the classroom 0 None
2005-02-20 Young adults can be motivated to eat more servings of fruits and vegetables 0 None
2005-02-20 Violent imagery can have a substantial short-term effect on young children, increasing aggressive behaviour 0 None
2005-02-20 Hyperactive children three times more likely to be removed from their families 0 None
2005-02-17 Wake-up call over teenage stress 0 None
2005-02-17 Ground-breaking trial to test best program for obese children 0 None
2005-02-13 Vaccination Week, largest immunization drive in the Americas 0 None
2005-02-13 Study sheds light on growing pains and growth spurts 0 4
2005-02-13 Diary kept by a mother of twins has revealed indicators of autistic behaviour in children 0 None
2005-02-13 Dialogue instead of lecture best when advising teens about alcohol 1 None
2005-02-10 Safer approach to treating children with cystic fibrosis 0 None
2005-02-10 Children younger than 1 year can learn words 0 None
2005-02-07 Risks of obesity in children with kidney transplants 0 None
2005-02-07 Mother’s depression linked with an increased risk of antisocial behavior in children 0 None
2005-02-07 Parents comfortable with vaccination for STIs for their children 0 None
2005-02-07 Parents happy to be informed about their child requesting prescribed contraceptives 0 None
2005-02-07 Babies who weighed more at birth had higher rates of digestive and lymphatic cancers in adulthood 0 None
2005-01-30 Passive smoking increases likelihood of lung cancer in children later in life 0 None
2005-01-27 Major health problems in babies of diabetic mothers on the rise 0 None
2005-01-26 Increase in small babies is major reason behind the increase in U.S. infant mortality 0 None
2005-01-26 Calcium boost to youths' bones could reduce osteoporosis risk 0 None
2005-01-25 By age six, children of overweight mothers are fifteen times more likely to be obese 0 None
2005-01-19 Kraft Asia Pacific has missed a golden opportunity to show leadership in the battle against childhood obesity 0 None
2005-01-17 Quality of life improves for children who receive treatment for obstructive sleep apnea 0 None
2005-01-16 The UN Millennium Project 0 None
2005-01-16 Prenatal exposure to industrial and environmental pollutants probably causes most childhood cancers 0 None
2005-01-12 Added sugar in fruit-flavored drinks and cola-type soft drinks undoes the good done by vegetables 0 None
2005-01-12 New system may help babies avoid brain damage 0 None
2005-01-12 Virtual pain relief for children 0 4
2005-01-12 Infants have much to say if adults will only listen 0 None
2005-01-12 School strategies to combat obesity epidemic 0 None
2005-01-11 New publication on adolescent health 0 None
2005-01-10 Vital research into the effects of premature birth throughout childhood 0 None
2005-01-09 System to help babies avoid brain damage 0 None
2005-01-07 Diagnosis of tuberculosis in young children can be confirmed by a straightforward sputum test 0 None
2005-01-05 Ample opportunity to increase the use of protective devices and limit the presence of fall hazards in many U.S. homes 0 None
2005-01-05 More a child is overweight, the poorer quality of life that child will experience 0 None
2005-01-04 Fewer children in working families are uninsured, but many still falling through the cracks 0 None
2005-01-04 Elementary school intervention boosts positive functioning in early childhood 0 None
2005-01-04 Tobacco smoke exposure affects children and adolescents in many ways 0 None
2005-01-03 Physicians remain negative in communicating a diagnosis of Down syndrome in newborn infants 0 None
2005-01-03 Extremely shy children have distinct facial expressions 0 4.3

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