Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - June 2005

Date Title Comments Rating
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 3.4
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


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