Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-12-20 Institutional life damages a child's intellect 0 None
2007-12-20 Children given more 'rope' are more active and enjoy a richer social life 0 None
2007-12-20 Childhood exposure to disadvantaged neighborhoods negatively affects verbal ability 0 None
2007-12-18 Second-hand tobacco smoke increases allergies in children 0 None
2007-12-18 Constipation most common cause of children's abdominal pain 0 None
2007-12-17 Exposure to traffic pollution can lead to chronic effects in the respiratory health of children with asthma 0 None
2007-12-17 Children require more health care when their mothers are victims of domestic violence 0 None
2007-12-17 For babies with specific complex heart defects, death risk is far lower at most experienced hospitals 0 None
2007-12-17 Preemies' lung function shows prolonged impairment 0 None
2007-12-13 Caesareans births linked to increased risk of newborn respiratory problems. 0 None
2007-12-12 Kids more active when playground well equipped 0 None
2007-12-11 Do parents care if kids are fat? 0 None
2007-12-10 Decreasing access to cigarettes for youth in Minnesota study 0 None
2007-12-10 Hearing damage from noisy toys 0 None
2007-12-10 Scientists say children living near nuclear power plants have a higher risk of cancer 0 3
2007-12-06 Most baby-food manufacturers using toxic chemical in packaging 0 None
2007-12-06 Obesity all set to make future generations fatter and sicker 0 5
2007-12-05 Premature babies on the increase 0 None
2007-12-05 Dads break or fracture the bones of their children far more often than moms 0 None
2007-12-04 Peanut allergies soar and appear much earlier 0 None
2007-12-04 Vaccinating children younger than age 2 with the pneumococcal vaccine linked to less hospitalizations 0 None
2007-12-04 Few U.S. emergency rooms are properly equipped for children 0 None
2007-12-04 New psychiatric medication treatment guidelines for preschoolers 0 None
2007-12-03 New classification system for rare lung diseases in infants 0 None
2007-12-03 Food preferences begin in the womb 0 None
2007-11-29 Low standards of child wellbeing linked to greater income inequality 0 None
2007-11-27 Zero tolerance on alcohol advocated for under 18's in Britain 0 None
2007-11-27 HHS launches childhood obesity prevention initiative 0 None
2007-11-27 More youth with diabetes hospitalized, costing billions 0 None
2007-11-27 Materialism in children 0 None
2007-11-27 Toddlers with sleep problems injured more often 0 None
2007-11-27 Active parents raise active children 0 None
2007-11-22 Working mums and overweight kids: is there a link? 0 None
2007-11-22 What happens when dad looks after the kids? 0 None
2007-11-22 Even at six months babies know who the bad guys are 0 None
2007-11-21 Quiet and shy pupils tend to under achieve 0 None
2007-11-21 Effect of lead exposure on learning in children 0 None
2007-11-20 Reading tests used to identify children with reading problems are being misapplied 0 None
2007-11-19 Low standards of child well-being linked to greater income inequality 0 None
2007-11-19 Survey reveals drug and alcohol abuse in British teens 0 None
2007-11-19 Parents in Maryland threatened with jail over child vaccinations 0 None
2007-11-19 British school children to undergo obesity checks 0 None
2007-11-16 White children more positive toward blacks after learning about racism 0 None
2007-11-16 Older children more likely to develop cross-eye and lazy eye 0 None
2007-11-16 Tamiflu significantly reduces illness severity and duration in children one year and older 0 None
2007-11-16 Living arrangements of low-income children may not play a key role in their well-being 0 None
2007-11-16 Stable family life a key factor to avoiding a number of serious health problems in young girls 0 None
2007-11-16 Heart rate patterns before birth provide clues to children's later development 0 None
2007-11-16 Children's environment plays a major role in their readiness for school 0 None
2007-11-15 British charity says protect children and ban tobacco vending machines 0 None
2007-11-14 Higher risk of infant death among late preterm infants 0 None
2007-11-14 Childhood obesity could be tackled with just positive parenting 0 None
2007-11-14 Babies born a few weeks too soon six times more likely to die 0 None
2007-11-13 Long term use of Ritalin ineffective and may stunt childrens growth 0 4
2007-11-13 Children's early academic and attention skills best predict later school success 0 None
2007-11-13 Fires and burns take devastating toll on nation's children 0 None
2007-11-13 Smoking-prevention strategy targets fourth-graders in Georgia 0 None
2007-11-06 Toxic 'Bindeez' toys put three children in hospital 0 5
2007-11-06 Urban kids with asthma need more frequent check-ups 0 None
2007-11-06 UMC takes part in largest ever study of child and human health 0 None
2007-11-06 Strongest evidence yet that prenatal exposure to alcohol causes conduct problems in children 0 None
2007-11-06 Non-maternal care linked to reduced physical aggression in children of mothers with less education 0 None
2007-11-06 Maternal alcohol drinking during pregnancy associated with risk for childhood conduct problems 0 None
2007-11-06 FADS2 gene governs IQ boost from breastfeeding 0 None
2007-11-06 Children with apoE4 gene show reduced cognitive function 0 None
2007-11-06 Breastfeeding boosts infants' IQs, but only if the babies have a specific genetic variant 0 None
2007-11-06 Breastfeeding babies offers them long-term heart-health benefits 0 None
2007-11-06 When it comes to brain power for some babies breast is definitely best 0 None
2007-11-06 Lack of sleep makes children fat 0 None
2007-11-05 U-M study finds shorter sleep duration for 9- to 12-year-old kids is associated with increased risk for being overweight 0 None
2007-11-05 Anesthesia pouch allows children to go home sooner after surgery 0 None
2007-11-02 Educating teens about the dangers of tobacco use 0 None
2007-11-02 California kids not being read to! 0 None
2007-11-02 More than 25 percent of children heart disease are overweight or obese 0 None
2007-11-02 Children's friendships matter in the scramble for secondary schools 0 None
2007-11-02 Breastfed babies breathe better, except when mother is asthmatic 0 2
2007-11-01 Study finds some middle schoolers in rural areas are drinking and driving 0 None
2007-10-31 Watching TV found to be linked to obesity and now hypertension in kids 0 None
2007-10-31 Sound training rewires dyslexic children's brains for reading 0 None
2007-10-31 Experts ponder why so many children have food allergies 4 5
2007-10-31 Children would need different medical care in wake of dirty bomb 0 None
2007-10-30 Experts say screen for autism twice before age two 0 None
2007-10-29 Childhood apraxia of speech becoming more common 1 4
2007-10-29 Early autism detection 0 None
2007-10-28 Ten tips to help asthma-proof your home 0 None
2007-10-28 Survival of newborns with abdominal holes differs according to hospital 0 4.5
2007-10-28 Quality-of-life yardstick needed for children with serious urologic conditions 0 None
2007-10-28 Military youth coping with separation: when family members deploy 0 None
2007-10-28 Teenage smokers at risk of depression, alcohol abuse and drug use 0 None
2007-10-24 WHO publishes new standard for documenting the health of children and youth 0 None
2007-10-24 Recent colds influence adverse respiratory events after surgery in children 0 None
2007-10-24 Child health psychologists need to promote adult disease prevention 0 None
2007-10-24 Children may be particularly susceptible to avian influenza 0 None
2007-10-22 Interventions that improve nutrition and environmental conditions can help decrease child deaths worldwide 0 None
2007-10-22 Exercise improves thinking and reduces diabetes in overweight kids 0 None
2007-10-22 Comedy helps kids deal with pain for longer periods of time 0 None
2007-10-22 Scientists find predisposition to bronchiolitis in some babies 0 None
2007-10-22 FDA says OTC cough and cold medicines do not work for young children 0 None
2007-10-22 Parents to be officially told if their child is overweight or obese 0 None
2007-10-22 U.S. schools making progress in decreasing availability of junk food 0 None
2007-10-19 Study looks at connections between athletic skill and social acceptance among school children 0 None
2007-10-19 Day care attendance early in life protects infants and young children from later developing asthma 0 None
2007-10-18 Young toddlers think in terms of the whole object, not just parts 0 None
2007-10-18 Children who are obese or who are at risk for obesity show early signs of heart disease 0 None
2007-10-18 Children with neuromuscular diseases at risk for decreased bone density 0 None
2007-10-17 New web-based software helps ease children's pain during medical procedures 0 None
2007-10-17 Reducing class size may be more cost-effective than most medical interventions 0 None
2007-10-17 Parenting interventions for the prevention of unintentional injuries in childhood 0 None
2007-10-17 Farm children have lower risk of asthma 0 None
2007-10-17 Tonsillectomy sorts out children's sleep apnea and improves their behaviour 0 None
2007-10-16 Removal of tonsils and adenoids improves sleep and behavior in children with breathing disorders 0 None
2007-10-16 Aggressive tots agressive adults! 0 None
2007-10-16 Smoking during pregnancy puts babies at risk of SIDS 0 None
2007-10-12 Potential health benefits of fish oil in baby formula 0 None
2007-10-10 Programs show short-term benefits in helping children maintain weight loss 0 None
2007-10-09 Discouraging fizzy drink consumption has no long term impact on childhood obesity 0 None
2007-10-08 Combination vaccine OK for toddlers 0 None
2007-10-07 Largest ever national children's study in the U.S. gets $26 million government grant 0 None
2007-10-04 Largest study of child health ever conducted in the United States 0 None
2007-10-04 American children not drinking enough milk 0 None
2007-10-04 Evidence of a relationship between swimming babies and infections 0 None
2007-10-04 When dogs bite children they have a good reason 0 None
2007-10-04 Infant mortality rates decline in New York City 0 None
2007-10-04 Vaccine combo okay for infants 0 None
2007-10-04 AACAP reaction to S-CHIP Veto 0 None
2007-10-02 Government failed to disclose information about risks of formula-feeding because of political, economic reasons 0 None
2007-10-02 Surprise at how few children take vitamin supplements 0 None
2007-10-02 Poor health care access common among youth leaving foster system 0 None
2007-10-02 Toddlers learning language skills earlier than expected 0 None
2007-10-02 Bug busting approach to head lice 0 None
2007-10-02 Children have more difficulty initiating sleep than maintaining sleep 0 None
2007-10-02 Early family intervention alters preschoolers' biological response to stress 0 None
2007-10-02 Playing with toy blocks may improve language development in toddlers 0 None
2007-10-02 Almost 30 percent of American children regularly take dietary supplements 0 None
2007-10-01 Experts discuss SCHIP 0 None
2007-10-01 Daily TV viewing for two or more hours in early childhood can lead to behavioral problems 0 None
2007-09-29 Bad neighborhoods and lack of family support may worsen asthma in children and adolescents 0 None
2007-09-29 Children may benefit when mothers and fathers react differently to their negative emotions 0 None
2007-09-29 Babies raised in bilingual homes learn new words differently than infants learning one language 0 1
2007-09-29 Aggression in adolescents is influenced by siblings 0 None
2007-09-27 Health and economic benefits of reducing the number of students per classroom in US primary schools 0 None
2007-09-27 Probiotic bacteria improve diarrhea in infants 0 None
2007-09-26 Omega-3 fatty acids may reduce type 1 diabetes risk in children 0 None
2007-09-26 Is it any wonder kids are fat? 0 None
2007-09-25 Lifestyle interventions in the treatment of childhood overweight 0 None
2007-09-25 Children obese due to a host of unhealthy pressures 0 None
2007-09-25 School, family and community involvement are all needed to increase the activity levels of adolescen 0 None
2007-09-24 Promoting safety of medicines for children 0 None
2007-09-24 Insecticide-treated bednet coverage reduces child mortality by 44% 0 None
2007-09-24 Insight into the struggles of children with language impairments 0 None
2007-09-24 How can we improve teaching and learning in schools? 0 5
2007-09-23 APHA urges Bush to reconsider and sign the SCHIP bill 0 None
2007-09-20 Cases of invasive pneumococcal disease in children reduced 0 None
2007-09-20 Cat scratch disease management in children 0 5
2007-09-20 Experts say crib bumpers do more harm than good and should not be used 0 None
2007-09-18 Most children with cancer are well-adjusted expert says 0 None
2007-09-18 Recommendation that parents not use bumper pads in cribs or bassinets 0 None
2007-09-18 Too tight socks on tiny tots leave lasting scars 0 None
2007-09-18 The benefits of a clean and healthy environment for children: what is the UK doing? 0 4.3
2007-09-17 Children's lazy eyes corrected with eye-patch over shorter period of time 0 None
2007-09-17 Benefits and risks of breastfeeding 0 None
2007-09-17 Cholesterol tests at 15 months 0 None
2007-09-17 Economic development linked to differences in rates of asthma symptoms 0 None
2007-09-13 Having an overweight mother increases child's chances of obesity 0 None
2007-09-13 Cholesterol testing at 15 months of age 0 None
2007-09-13 Global child deaths have reached a record low 0 None
2007-09-13 High blood pressure on the rise in American children 0 None
2007-09-13 Peanut butter program could help tackle child malnutrition 0 None
2007-09-12 Under-11's not taking enough exercise 0 None
2007-09-12 Breastfeeding offers no protection against asthma or allergies 0 None
2007-09-12 Diet rich in fruit, veg and fish reduces children's asthma risk 0 None
2007-09-12 Mums feel they get a serve over preschoolers' eating habits 0 None
2007-09-12 Soft drinks alone do not affect children's weight 0 None
2007-09-12 Giving children a diet rich in fish and 0 None
2007-09-12 Children who learn heart healthy eating habits lower heart disease risk 0 None
2007-09-12 Child's IQ could be affected by mother's epilepsy 0 None
2007-09-10 Too much salt in childrens' food raises their blood pressure 0 5
2007-09-10 Soy isoflavone genistin may reduce a baby's susceptibility to rotavirus infections 0 None
2007-09-10 Reception year teachers most important for primary education 0 None
2007-09-09 Link shown between ADHD, food colourings and additives 0 3
2007-09-05 Healthy Steps for Young Children Program has sustained benefits for children and families 0 None
2007-09-05 1.5 million children suffering from diarrhoea can be saved every year with the right treatment 0 None
2007-09-04 School-based obesity prevention program reduces harmful weight-control behaviors in adolescents 0 None
2007-09-04 8.7 percent of US children age 8 to 15 meet criteria for having ADHD 0 None
2007-09-04 Children with asthma missing out on best drug treatment in the UK 0 None
2007-09-03 Even kindies stress out before school 0 None
2007-09-03 Children just beginning school need their sleep 0 None
2007-08-30 Some kids are being misdiagnosed with asthma 0 None
2007-08-29 Make all school routes 20mph zones, says BMA 0 None
2007-08-29 Gestational diabetes doubles children's risk of obesity 0 None
2007-08-22 Non-medicinal interventions for young children with ADHD 0 None
2007-08-22 Problem of undiagnosed hypertension in children 0 None
2007-08-22 Traffic and childhood asthma 0 None
2007-08-22 Exhaust fumes increase risk for asthma in genetically susceptible children 0 None
2007-08-21 High blood pressure in children not being diagnosed 0 None
2007-08-20 FDA says cough and cold products used irresponsibly with children 0 None
2007-08-20 Breast feeding mothers warned of risks of Codeine for babies 0 None
2007-08-17 Shortcomings in pediatric pain and palliative care 0 None
2007-08-17 Air pollution linked to poor lung function growth in children 0 None
2007-08-17 Children need a certain amount of fat in their diet 0 None
2007-08-17 Study looks at how children's anxiety and depression may be associated with substance abuse throughout adulthood 0 None
2007-08-16 Eating junk food during pregnancy and breastfeeding gives offspring taste for junk food 0 None
2007-08-15 Toy recall fuels concern over lead poisoning in children 0 None
2007-08-14 Pregnant women advised to cut out junk food for their child's sake 0 5
2007-08-14 New child growth charts will mean many babies are too fat 0 None
2007-08-14 Desperate measures for desperate times - ban school car run and cut obesity! 0 None
2007-08-13 Overweight kids at greater risk of school absenteeism 0 None
2007-08-12 Obesity and poorer school attendance go hand in hand 0 None
2007-08-11 Seat belt injuries in children 0 None
2007-08-09 Diet foods and drinks for children may lead to obesity 0 None
2007-08-08 Diet foods may encourage chilhood obesity 0 None
2007-08-08 Underinsured children in the U.S. increasingly at risk for not getting needed vaccines 0 None
2007-08-08 Parents' depression impacts child's symptoms of depression 0 None
2007-08-08 Children in single-father families miss out on health care 0 None
2007-08-07 The power of McDonald's over tiny tots food preferences 0 None
2007-08-07 Fast-food branding influences kids' choices 0 None
2007-08-07 Early-childhood intervention improves well-being through young adulthood 0 None
2007-08-07 Even young children are swayed by brand preferences 0 None
2007-08-07 Inhaled nitric oxide safe for very premature infants 0 None
2007-08-06 Promoting child safety with computers 0 None
2007-08-06 Intuitive mind-reading in infants 0 None
2007-08-06 Living with food allergies 0 None
2007-08-06 7-step guide to understanding tonsils and strep 0 None
2007-08-02 Medications frequently used to treat children with sleep difficulties 0 None
2007-08-01 Breastfeeding from day one could save 1.3 million lives a year 0 None
2007-08-01 Child abuse and neglect increases when army parents deployed 0 None
2007-08-01 Test scores were stronger before 'No Child Left Behind' was approved in 2002 0 None
2007-07-31 Displaced adolescent girls benefit from group therapy 0 None
2007-07-30 ADHD drug given to toddlers 0 None
2007-07-30 New WHO report on environmental hazards and child health 0 None
2007-07-27 The influence of family political discussion on youth civic development 0 None
2007-07-27 Nutritional Sprinkles supplement cuts anemia in poor children by half 0 5
2007-07-27 Hearing test results may predict sudden infant death syndrome 0 None
2007-07-27 Gaining or losing weight in between pregnancies can have major health implications for an unborn baby 0 None
2007-07-26 Gesturing helps kids learn 0 None
2007-07-26 Researcher studying sarcasm for insight into child development 0 None
2007-07-25 Inner-city Baltimore not safe for young kids 0 None
2007-07-23 Chilhood obesity rises in line with family income 0 None
2007-07-22 Young babies at risk of sudden death in car seats 0 5
2007-07-20 Young children's defiance toward mothers may be part of health development 0 None
2007-07-20 Cot death questioned by BMJ paper 0 None
2007-07-20 Comparison of ADHD treatments 0 None
2007-07-20 Early behavior problems appear to lead to peer rejection and friendlessness 0 None
2007-07-20 Children's memory of long-ago events may be more accurate than previously thought 0 None
2007-07-20 Children's ability to describe past event develops over time 0 None
2007-07-20 Higher child leukaemia rates near nuclear facilities 1 None
2007-07-19 Junk food advertising ban a positive step 0 None
2007-07-19 Higher leukaemia rates in children living near nuclear facilities 0 None
2007-07-18 School-based education programmes for the prevention of child sexual abuse 0 None
2007-07-18 Orthodontic treatment -- no better in childhood than during adolescence 0 None
2007-07-18 Early education key to preventing melanoma 0 None
2007-07-18 Growth hormone for idiopathic short stature in children and adolescents 0 None
2007-07-18 Correcting birth defects 0 None
2007-07-17 Pediatricians say advice to obese kids and families falls on deaf ears 0 None
2007-07-17 New hope for childhood cancer sufferers 0 None
2007-07-17 C-reactive protein may indicate cognitive impairment in children with obstructive sleep apnea 0 None
2007-07-17 How children with brain tumors perform at school 0 None
2007-07-17 Apraclonidine causes severe lethargy in infants 0 None
2007-07-16 Fewer teens getting pregnant and more using condoms 0 None
2007-07-16 Respiratory ailments are leading reasons for hospitalized children and teens 0 None
2007-07-16 ACMG recognizes progress made in newborn screening 0 None
2007-07-12 Resource pack helps disabled children speak out 0 None
2007-07-12 Free fruit scheme in schools may not help that much 0 None
2007-07-12 40% of community pharmacists don't tell parents they are dispensing off-label drugs to children 0 None
2007-07-12 Free fruit at school - a fruitless exercise! 0 None
2007-07-12 Simple blood test for newborns would save lives 0 None
2007-07-11 Kids who prefer evenings are more likely to exhibit antisocial behavior 0 None
2007-07-10 Vitamin D deficiency remains an under-recognized problem in children 0 None
2007-07-10 Democrats work to reauthorize, expand SCHIP while Bush administration tries to limit program growth 0 None
2007-07-09 Summer is an opportunity for introducing more fruits and vegetables in children's diets 0 None
2007-07-09 Include children in research to make breakthroughs in child medicine 0 None
2007-07-08 Link between autism and triple vaccination questioned again 0 None
2007-06-29 Delinquency in children now linked to biology 0 None
2007-06-29 Type of curriculum influences child behavior 0 None
2007-06-28 Toddlers learn first words better from people than TV 0 None
2007-06-28 Alcohol billboard boost kids' urge to drink 0 None
2007-06-28 Mothers' second-hand smoke exposure while pregnant linked to children's ADHD 0 None
2007-06-28 Hib vaccine could save hundreds of thousands of children in Asia 0 None
2007-06-27 Thousands of children and teens diagnosed with diabetes each year in the U.S. 0 None
2007-06-27 Family-based weight management program cuts diabetes risk, improves BMI in overweight children 0 None
2007-06-27 15,000 children and adolescents in the United States are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes annually 0 None
2007-06-27 Gene variant increases risk for alcoholism following childhood abuse 0 None
2007-06-27 Pediatric chronic disease poses future health and welfare challenges 0 None
2007-06-27 Children with serious complex illness more likely than before to die at home than in the hospital 0 None
2007-06-27 Childhood cancer survivors at increased risk of severe health problems as adults 0 None
2007-06-26 Does playfulness in young children encourage creativity and confidence? 0 None
2007-06-26 Fine particulate matter from traffic may influence birth weight 0 None
2007-06-23 Vitamin D deficient rickets in infants 0 None
2007-06-23 Pulmonary function testing in children aged 2 to 6 0 None
2007-06-23 New risk marker for overweight children 0 None
2007-06-23 Review of the routine monitoring of growth in children of primary school age to identify growth-related conditions 0 None
2007-06-23 Minority segregated schools hinder reading skills 0 None
2007-06-23 Research links childhood social skills and learning abilities 0 None
2007-06-22 Requiring HPV vaccination for school-age girls for upcoming school year 'too soon,' researcher says 0 None
2007-06-21 Children as young as 11 use drugs to win at sport 0 None
2007-06-20 Many kids using performance enhancing drugs in sport 0 5
2007-06-20 Early drug use a predictor of violent and delinquent behavior 1 None
2007-06-20 Child obesity epidemic 0 None
2007-06-20 Children who have at least one parent who smokes have 5.5 times higher levels of cotinine 0 None
2007-06-20 Child expert says pureed food for babies is unnecessary and harmful 0 None
2007-06-20 Babies with parents who smoke have cotinine in their urine 0 None
2007-06-19 Lead poisoning in New York City at lowest level in more than a decade 0 None
2007-06-19 New pediatric sleep lab in upstate New York 0 None
2007-06-19 Elevator-related injuries in children 0 None
2007-06-18 Causes of childhood brain aneurysms 0 None
2007-06-18 Sleep-related breathing disorder common among aggressive kids 0 None
2007-06-16 Boys and delinquency 0 None
2007-06-16 Steps for children to get a good nights sleep 0 None
2007-06-16 Mild sleep loss affects children's speech 0 None
2007-06-15 Recurrence of SIDS overestimated 0 None
2007-06-15 Impact of prenatal cocaine exposure on children 0 None
2007-06-14 Millions of children denied cheap epilepsy drug worldwide 0 None
2007-06-14 Delinquency in children now linked to biology 0 None
2007-06-14 Children from lower socioeconomic classes have more sleep problems 0 None
2007-06-14 FPG Child Development Institute receives $8 Million to establish autism professional development center 0 None
2007-06-14 Combining brain scans and behavioral tests aids early identification of at-risk readers 0 None
2007-06-14 Children's brain responses predict impact of sleep loss on attention 0 None
2007-06-14 Breastfeeding may provide long-term protection against childhood sleep-related breathing disorder 0 None
2007-06-14 Children receiving antibiotics before age 1 at greater risk for asthma by age 7 0 None
2007-06-13 Doctors told to 'say it like it is' when it comes to obese kids 0 None
2007-06-12 Too much sun in childhood leads to deadly skin cancer later on 0 None
2007-06-12 Babies given antibiotics more likely to develop asthma 0 None
2007-06-08 Researchers develop criteria to detect bone mass deficiencies in children with chronic diseases 0 None
2007-06-08 Newer iodine-containing contrast agents safe for children 0 None
2007-06-08 Community-based care for severely malnourished children 0 None
2007-06-08 Experts call for greater research into paediatric drugs for epilepsy 0 None
2007-06-08 Child care trends 0 3
2007-06-08 Preparing for a baby 0 None
2007-06-08 Tackling behavioral problems in children 0 None
2007-06-06 Babies only sleep safely in crib with just a baby blanket 0 None
2007-06-05 Parents using Ritalin to get children through exams and divorce 0 None
2007-06-05 Second hand smoke damages childrens' hearts 0 None
2007-06-05 Infant swimming lessons may not be such a good idea 0 None
2007-06-05 Divorce can be a predictor of methylphenidate use by children of broken families 0 None
2007-06-05 Babies are born to be breastfed! 0 None
2007-06-05 Honest communication of cancer prognostic information can help parents feel more hopeful 0 None
2007-06-03 EU wades into the obesity debate 0 None
2007-06-01 How well do you know your child's pediatrician? 0 None
2007-06-01 Psychologist unravels the adolescent mind 0 None
2007-06-01 Treatment for urea cycle disorders proves its worth 25 years later 0 None
2007-06-01 Mathematics is child's play 0 None
2007-05-30 Baby's learning to walk affects his play skills 0 None
2007-05-30 Physical inactivity among children today at epidemic levels 0 3
2007-05-30 Access to alcohol among middle school children 0 None
2007-05-29 Couch potato kids will suffer later with years of ill-health 0 5
2007-05-28 New reforms as a result of the Sally Clark case could cut the number of unexplained infant deaths 0 None
2007-05-28 Time to fortify the world's processed cereals 0 None
2007-05-25 Fate of premature babies may be decided by which hospital they are born in 0 None
2007-05-24 Some children are genetically less responsive to inhaled steroids for asthma 0 None
2007-05-24 10 rules to prevent child drownings 0 None
2007-05-22 Child obesity boom in China 0 None
2007-05-22 Favourite child - siblings and parents often have very different ideas about what's happening 0 5
2007-05-22 Cigarette use may explain asthma epidemic in children 0 None
2007-05-18 Children who are hyperactive tend to do worse academically 0 None
2007-05-18 High-quality child care for poor children found to offset the risk of later depression 0 None
2007-05-18 Children with both autism and ADHD more likely to bully 0 None
2007-05-18 American Dental Association praises pediatric dental bill 0 None
2007-05-17 Some children who are born deaf recover from their deafness 6 3.4
2007-05-17 Widespread asthma screenings for all school children not the answer! 0 None
2007-05-17 The risk of developing food allergy in premature or low-birth-weight children 0 None
2007-05-16 Innovation in child-allergy detection 0 None
2007-05-16 Early trauma can have life-long consequences 0 None
2007-05-16 Hormones in children's saliva may indicate trauma from bullying 0 None
2007-05-16 UK Government urged to rethink childhood obesity strategy 0 None
2007-05-16 Low-birth-weight babies at significantly greater risk for early respiratory symptoms 0 None
2007-05-16 Study looks at traumatic brain injury - leading cause of abusive death in children 0 None
2007-05-11 Youth at risk of overweight compared with healthy-weight youth appear to have increased cardiovascular risks 0 None
2007-05-11 Community interventions help tackle childhood obesity 0 None
2007-05-10 One-third to nearly one-half of all children and adolescents should be tested for cholesterol levels 0 None
2007-05-09 Pediatric interventions at 1 to 3 age may have the greatest impact at preventing childhood obesity 0 None
2007-05-09 Promoting health in teens and kids 0 None
2007-05-09 100 percent juice is not associated with young children being overweight 0 None
2007-05-09 Low glucose levels offer clue to infant cot deaths 0 5
2007-05-09 Synthetic colouring and preservatives linked to hyperactivity in kids 0 5
2007-05-09 Tiny tots watching too much television 0 None
2007-05-09 Fruit juice does not make children fat 0 None
2007-05-08 Traumatic events common in children but do not typically result in post-traumatic stress symptoms 0 None
2007-05-08 Many children of HIV-positive parents are not in their custody 0 None
2007-05-08 Premature birth rate in U.S. linked to increased use of pesticides and nitrates 0 None
2007-05-08 Too much TV increases kids risk of attention and learning difficulties 0 None
2007-05-08 Toddlers watching too much TV 0 None
2007-05-07 Does the time of year in which a child is conceived influence future academic achievement? 0 None
2007-05-04 Smoking is No. 1 health concern for children and adolescents in the United States 0 None
2007-05-04 IQ results for children of mothers who took the epilepsy drugs during pregnancy 0 None
2007-05-04 Child infections are an increasing concern in affluent countries 0 None
2007-05-04 Children from low income families have more sleep problems 0 None
2007-05-04 New study on cat allergens and babies 0 None
2007-05-02 Stealth vegetables disguised as pasta for picky kids 0 None
2007-05-02 Adverse health outcomes after Hurricane Katrina among children and adolescents with chronic conditions 0 5
2007-05-02 Doctors ill equipped to confront parent smoking 0 4
2007-05-02 Early dental visits decrease kid's tooth decay 0 None
2007-05-01 Oregon children's insurance expansion fails to obtain three-fifths majority in legislature 0 None
2007-05-01 HHS should enforce federal law that abstinence education programs teach 'medically accurate' information 0 None
2007-05-01 States increasingly expanding SCHIP coverage to middle-class families 0 None
2007-05-01 Children less prone to false memories 0 None
2007-05-01 Review finds ways of helping children of drug and alcohol misusers 0 None
2007-04-30 Cover the uninsured week focuses on enrolling children in SCHIP 0 None
2007-04-30 Helping eating for kids 0 None
2007-04-30 Processed snack foods and bottled water may be giving preschoolers rotten teeth 0 None
2007-04-26 TV food ads make fat kids eat more 0 None
2007-04-26 Schools in the U.S. to lead the way in healthy eating 0 None
2007-04-26 Report calls for more dairy foods at school 0 None
2007-04-26 Obese kids increase their food intake by more than 100% after watching food ads 0 None
2007-04-26 Children exposed to food ads eat more 0 None
2007-04-25 Evaluation of primary urinary tract infection in infants 0 None
2007-04-25 Babies are exposed to perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctanoate in the womb 0 None
2007-04-25 Primary school children should not be routinely screened for obesity 0 None
2007-04-24 Casualties of war: Child soldiers and the law 0 None
2007-04-24 Road accidents are the biggest killer of young people 0 None
2007-04-24 School environment can moderate student aggression 0 None
2007-04-24 Primary school children should not be routinely screened for obesity! 0 None
2007-04-24 SCHIP has been successful in increasing access to health care for low income children 0 None
2007-04-24 Developmental problems for siblings of autistic children 0 None
2007-04-24 Banning sweets from school lunches helps to combat childhood obesity 0 None
2007-04-22 Benefits of antidepressants for children far outweigh the risks 0 4
2007-04-20 Childhood sarcoma increases risk of blood clots 0 None
2007-04-20 School playgrounds important in the fight against childhood obesity 0 None
2007-04-20 Protecting infants from viral infections may prevent the development of asthma late in childhood 0 None
2007-04-20 Children's TV heavy with junk food 0 None
2007-04-20 Early-life respiratory viral infections, atopic sensitization, and risk of subsequent development of persistent asthma 0 None
2007-04-19 Preschool children in rural areas eat more fruits and vegetables when the produce is homegrown 0 None
2007-04-19 Australian child health and air pollution study 0 None
2007-04-19 Cup-feeding versus breast-feeding 0 None
2007-04-18 Review of all major studies involving anti-depressants in children 0 None
2007-04-18 Risks and benefits of antidepressant treatment for children with depression 0 None
2007-04-17 Significant rise in childhood obesity 0 None
2007-04-17 Overweight children more likely to need ear tubes 0 None
2007-04-16 Essential medicines for children 0 None
2007-04-15 Bullying widespread in elementary students 0 None
2007-04-15 A report for the ten year strategy for the reduction of vitamin and mineral deficiencies 0 None
2007-04-15 Asthma can lead to psychosocial disadvantages for children in our society 0 3
2007-04-15 The passing of 'honest sex education policy' applauded 0 None
2007-04-15 Voluntary standards reduce infant fatalities and injuries 0 None
2007-04-14 65 per cent of Cree preschoolers in northern Quebec overweight or obese 0 None
2007-04-12 For healthier eating habits switch the TV off at meal times 0 None
2007-04-11 Rising vaccine costs put kids at risk 0 None
2007-04-11 Protecting brains of premature infants - new approach needed 0 None
2007-04-11 PAHO promotes regional efforts to reduce traffic injuries and deaths among youths 0 None
2007-04-10 Waist measurement a better guide to obesity 0 None
2007-04-09 Power lawn mower injuries crop up with change of season 0 None
2007-04-08 Mediterranean diet for children means fewer allergic symptoms 0 None
2007-04-08 Study shows beneficial effects of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in children 0 None
2007-04-08 Newborn screening programmes for cystic fibrosis should be adopted internationally 0 None
2007-04-07 Weak immune response critical to disease that causes most infant hospitalizations 0 None
2007-04-07 UCLA research project targeting teens who leave home and their families 0 None
2007-04-07 New standards could cut number of malnourished children on feeding programs 0 None
2007-04-07 Parents can help improve their children's habits by improving their own eating and physical activity habits 0 None
2007-04-07 Beneficial effects of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in children re-emphasized 0 None
2007-04-07 Mums who eat apples decrease likelihood of kids having asthma 0 None
2007-04-05 Liposuction and tummy tucks are not the answer for obese kids 0 None
2007-04-05 Positive impact of parents as teachers 0 None
2007-04-04 Weaker performance of siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder 0 None
2007-04-04 Less children and teens taking antidepressants 0 None
2007-04-04 Year-old babies who don't respond to their names may be at risk for developmental disorders 0 None
2007-04-04 Number of children worldwide with hearing impairment is increasing 0 None
2007-04-03 Child maltreatment declines in the U.S. 0 None
2007-04-03 Harvard presents to Motion Picture Association of America on depiction of smoking in movies 0 None
2007-04-03 Children who get frequent infections may have immunodeficiency 0 None
2007-04-03 Millions of children living with HIV/AIDS in developing countries need immediate access to treatment 0 None
2007-04-03 Congress should expand SCHIP, says Baucus 0 None
2007-04-03 Dingell introduces bill that would expand dental coverage for children enrolled in Medicaid, SCHIP 0 None
2007-04-03 Infants understand other people's emotional states at a very young age 0 None
2007-04-03 Self-regulation plays major role in early child achievement 0 None
2007-04-03 Chronic reading problems and depression appear to be related, especially among low-income children 0 None
2007-04-03 Policies aimed at increasing preschool teacher education alone are unlikely to improve quality or children's learning 0 None
2007-04-02 Quality of child care early in life can have a lasting impact later development 0 4
2007-04-02 Findings from long-term study of child care in the United States 0 None
2007-04-02 Infants emotional understanding 0 None
2007-04-02 PCV7 vaccine reduces frequent ear infections in children 0 None
2007-04-02 SCHIP program needs substantial work 0 None
2007-03-30 Family instability and child well being 0 None
2007-03-30 Impact of exercise on body fat differs for boys and girls 0 None
2007-03-21 Just 15 minutes of exercise lowers a child's chances of being obese by almost 50 per cent 0 None
2007-03-19 Schools need more nurses to help pupils tackle health problems 0 None
2007-03-19 Large trial demonstrates that the benefits of zinc supplementation for children 0 None
2007-03-19 Dramatic increase of Type 1 diabetes in under fives 0 None
2007-03-15 Growing number of young people have fatty liver disease 0 None
2007-03-15 Asthmatic children still not breathing easier 0 None
2007-03-14 No-line bifocals slows myopia progression in some children 0 None
2007-03-13 Race affects passive smoke absorption in children 0 None
2007-03-13 New report urges expanded health coverage for children 0 None
2007-03-13 SIDS risk lowered by use of pacifier 0 None
2007-03-12 Bilingual learning benefits second and third generation children 0 None
2007-03-11 States face SCHIP funding shortfalls as Congress debates program's funding, formula, eligibility 0 None
2007-03-08 Kidney disease in children: common but treatable 0 None
2007-03-08 Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle rejects federal abstinence education funds 0 None
2007-03-08 Surgeon General's call to action on underage drinking welcomed 0 None
2007-03-08 Why children love their security blankets 0 None
2007-03-07 Surgeon General gets serious about underage drinking 0 None
2007-03-06 Children under stress develop more fevers 0 None
2007-03-05 Democrats, Republicans disagree on funding for SCHIP reauthorization 0 None
2007-03-05 Senate hearing to debate junk food in schools 0 None
2007-03-05 Women who smoke during pregnancy can cause permanent vascular damage in their children 0 None
2007-03-05 Shyness, genetics and parents 0 None
2007-03-05 Vaccines for measles-mumps-rubella and varicella are effective in extremely preterm infants 0 None
2007-03-05 Preemie lung treatments turn out to be safe 0 None
2007-03-05 Severe stress can damage a child's brain 0 None
2007-03-04 China to punish couples who violate one-child policy 0 5
2007-03-04 Uninsured children admitted to hospitals are twice as likely to die as insured children 0 None
2007-03-04 Early life growth protects against "bad" cholesterol 0 None
2007-02-28 Low-GI diets could prevent obesity in babies 0 None
2007-02-26 Osteopenia and cancer in children and adolescents 0 None
2007-02-26 Simple eye movement test spots fetal alcohol spectrum disorders 0 None
2007-02-25 U.S. fetal death rate declines nationally, though racial/ethnic disparities remain 0 None
2007-02-22 Cyprus considers social welfare measures to offset declining fertility rate 0 None
2007-02-22 India to open orphanages for female infants to reduce sex-selective abortion 1 None
2007-02-22 $70 milion pledged to help Zimbabwe address growing number of AIDS orphans 0 None
2007-02-21 Lawmakers announces proposal to extend health insurance to more children 0 None
2007-02-19 Seafood consumption during pregnancy results in children showing better neurological function 0 None
2007-02-18 Winter colds, over-wrapping increase risk of SIDS 0 None
2007-02-13 Treating child ailments with garlic, caution! 0 None
2007-02-13 WHO and Republic of Korea continue support for women and children's health in DPRK 0 None
2007-02-12 One in every 150 U.S. children autistic 0 None
2007-02-11 Children with parents in the military have higher blood pressure 0 None
2007-02-07 Lack of sleep a factor in childhood obesity 0 3
2007-02-07 Autism, hyperactivity and Tourette's syndrome on the increase in children 0 None
2007-02-07 All babies in England to be screened for Medium Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency 0 None
2007-02-07 Children's sleep and cognitive functioning 0 None
2007-02-07 Marital conflict and conduct problems in children 0 None
2007-02-07 Children who sleep more tend to weigh less 0 None
2007-02-06 Childhood psychiatric disorders on the rise 0 None
2007-02-05 Current obesity prevention campaigns not hitting the mark with parents 0 None
2007-02-05 Gastric surgery the latest idea in the U.S. to resolve obesity in children 0 None
2007-02-01 Tea tree and lavender oils may cause enlarged breasts in boys 0 None
2007-01-30 One in four normal births cause brain hemorrhages in babies 1 None
2007-01-28 China softens on one-child policy 0 None
2007-01-28 Washington State Health Committee recommends coverage of undocumented immigrants' children 0 None
2007-01-28 Healthy 4 year-olds who eat lots of fat weigh less 0 None
2007-01-28 Living near a freeway effects lung development in children 0 None
2007-01-28 GAVI Alliance brings immunisation rates to record highs in poor countries 0 None
2007-01-28 Folic acid appears to reduce risk of cleft lip and palate 0 None
2007-01-24 Children participating in sports feel pressure 0 4.5
2007-01-23 Inhaled steroids best treatment for children with asthma 0 None
2007-01-23 Childhood abuse could significantly increase the risk of psychosis in later life 0 None
2007-01-22 Impact of birth defects on families and nation 0 5
2007-01-14 UK education system "fails" children from poorer backgrounds 0 None
2007-01-10 Younger children capable of handling contact lenses 0 None
2007-01-09 Outdated physical education syllabus is failing school children 0 None
2007-01-03 Teen gap in cancer care 0 None
2007-01-02 Link between insomnia and depression in children 0 None
2007-01-02 Homesickness prevention and treatment 0 4.6


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