Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - May 2005

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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