Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
2008-12-30 Family rejection of lesbian, gay and bisexual children linked to poor health in early childhood 0 None
2008-12-30 90% of overweight children may not be properly diagnosed 0 None
2008-12-29 Partnerships take aim at improving children's asthma 0 None
2008-12-22 Baby girl due soon will be minus breast cancer causing gene 0 None
2008-12-22 Rise in births for couples on benefits 0 None
2008-12-22 Alcohol consumption during pregnancy damages offspring's white matter - brain's connective network 0 None
2008-12-18 Smoking during the first trimester of pregnancy linked to oral clefts 0 None
2008-12-17 More can be done to prevent lung disease in Southeast-Asian babies 0 None
2008-12-17 Chemical engineer mother works to help kids on feeding tubes 0 None
2008-12-17 Preventing food allergies in children - a change of strategy? 0 None
2008-12-17 Expert says gross over-reaction to peanuts to blame for 'nut hysteria' 1 None
2008-12-17 Selling cigarettes to children will cost retailers dearly 0 None
2008-12-16 Study to examine how breastfeeding impacts cost of healthcare for very low birth weight babies 0 None
2008-12-16 Proof that girls have better taste than boys! 0 4
2008-12-16 Benefits of breastfeeding outweigh risk of exposure to environmental chemicals 0 None
2008-12-16 White children have lower educational aspirations than most ethnic minorities 0 None
2008-12-15 Three-quarters of youths with type 1 diabetes have vitamin D deficiency 0 None
2008-12-15 Integrated Children's System fails the children it was designed to protect 0 None
2008-12-15 New system of scoring IQ tests benefits children with intellectual disabilities 0 None
2008-12-14 CDC report details child and teen injuries / fatalities in the U.S. 0 None
2008-12-14 Potential new avenue for altering lung development in the embryo - will help premature babies 0 None
2008-12-12 Link between childhood obesity and asthma 0 None
2008-12-12 Serious health problems related to late preterm births 0 None
2008-12-12 Researchers create model of different components that contribute to an obesity-prone home food environment 0 None
2008-12-11 Warning on heavy toilet seats and toddler penis injuries 0 None
2008-12-10 Eating disorders in diabetic children 0 None
2008-12-10 Magnets in toys pose serious health risks 0 None
2008-12-10 Children who are overweight or obese have increased risk of arm and leg injuries following motor vehicle crash 0 None
2008-12-10 California's low-income teens three times more likely to be obese 0 None
2008-12-10 12 percent of U.S. children use alternative medicine 0 None
2008-12-10 Death rates in hospital highest for infants, and children without insurance 0 None
2008-12-10 Discovery of gender gap in spatial skills that starts in infancy 0 None
2008-12-10 Overweight children may inherit faster eating behaviour 0 None
2008-12-08 Low-income settings require local guideline development for childhood illness 0 None
2008-12-08 Lupin allergy in children 0 None
2008-12-08 Study finds it generally safe to withdraw anti-seizure medication in children with epilepsy 0 None
2008-12-05 Environmental tobacco smoke linked to behavioral problems in boys with asthma 0 None
2008-12-03 Children walking less 0 None
2008-12-03 Childhood obesity may change thyroid 0 None
2008-12-03 Toddlers actively participate in complex interactions with their parents 0 None
2008-12-03 Brains of low-income children function differently from brains of high-income kids 0 5
2008-12-03 Researchers study newborns' umbilical cord blood to better understand fetal health risks from smoking mothers 0 None
2008-12-03 Unstable housing linked to child hunger and poor health 0 None
2008-12-01 Exposure to pseudoephedrine common among young children 0 None
2008-12-01 Babies exposed to tobacco in utero more irritable, difficult to soothe 1 None
2008-12-01 High levels of prenatal smoking exposure affects sleep in early babies 0 None
2008-12-01 Epilepsy drug valproate may increase risk of autism in children 0 None
2008-12-01 Elementary school social development intervention leads to better-functioning young adults 0 None
2008-12-01 Children of farm workers less likely to have health cover 0 None
2008-12-01 Kick, catch and throw - key to obesity prevention 0 None
2008-11-30 Good pre-school and home-learning boosts academic development 0 None
2008-11-28 Parents of new babies should be considered for a whooping cough booster, say experts 0 None
2008-11-26 UNC expands infant brain imaging study 0 None
2008-11-26 Strabismus (misaligned eyes) in children triples risk of mental illness 0 None
2008-11-25 Study looks at amount of time single mothers are able to give their children 0 None
2008-11-25 Increase in adoption of children in care in Northern Ireland 0 None
2008-11-24 Cohabiting and married mothers spend more time caring for their children than single mothers 0 None
2008-11-24 Exercise helps manage anger in overweight children 0 None
2008-11-24 Children with constipation a significant health issue 0 None
2008-11-24 Hairspray linked to common genital birth defect in baby boys 0 None
2008-11-21 Neurological health risk in children with blunt head injuries: fashion hair beads 0 None
2008-11-21 Significant link between hairspray and genital birth defect hypospadias 0 None
2008-11-21 Children born four months before height of cold and flu season have a greater risk of developing childhood asthma 0 None
2008-11-20 Self-weighing and weight control behaviors among adolescents with a history of overweight 0 None
2008-11-20 Certain skills are predictors of reading ability in young children 0 None
2008-11-19 Banning fast food ads on TV would reverse childhood obesity trends 0 None
2008-11-19 Keep tobacco out of sight of children, say Cancer Research UK 0 None
2008-11-18 Preventing ingrown toenails in children 0 None
2008-11-18 Crystal meth abuse linked to underage sex, smoking and drinking 0 None
2008-11-18 Kids from juvenile justice system 7 times more likely to commit criminal acts 0 None
2008-11-18 Many sleepless children become overweight 0 None
2008-11-16 Most children still failing to eat five pieces of fruit and veg a day 0 None
2008-11-16 Traffic pollution worsens respiratory symptoms of childhood asthma 0 None
2008-11-16 In child care, relationships with caregivers key to children's stress levels 0 None
2008-11-16 Children distressed by family fighting have higher levels of cortisol 0 5
2008-11-13 Heart rate and sleep in boys affected by violent video games 0 3
2008-11-13 Helping children and teens deal with stress in an uncertain times 0 1
2008-11-13 Specific features of childhood brain tumors may help guide prognosis 0 None
2008-11-12 U.S. fails hundreds of thousands of its youngest citizens on the day they are born 0 None
2008-11-12 Text messaging could help children to stay a healthy weight 0 None
2008-11-11 Neck arteries of obese children and teens look more like those of 45-year-olds 0 None
2008-11-11 Racial disparities found in access and use of organ transplantation in children listed for heart transplant 0 None
2008-11-11 25% of U.S. kids received no dental care in at least one year 0 None
2008-11-11 Elimination of sugar-sweetened beverages from school menus shown not to affect total consumption by adolescents 0 None
2008-11-10 Researchers discover genetic basis for some common congenital birth defects 0 None
2008-11-10 Babies who receive incubator care have lower risk of depression as adults 0 None
2008-11-10 Australian Chinese team effort shows iron could save the lives of China's children 0 None
2008-11-10 Eye problems the most common disorder for Australian children 0 None
2008-11-08 Young children eat more whole grains when it's gradually added to school lunch 0 None
2008-11-08 General anesthesia for hernia surgery in children and risk of later developmental problems 0 None
2008-11-07 Unusual use of toys in infancy a clue to later autism 0 None
2008-11-07 Studys looks at bicycle-related injuries in children 0 None
2008-11-07 Iron is the key to reducing infant mortality in China 0 None
2008-11-07 Growth hormone treatment helps short children grow up 0 None
2008-11-07 15-State Southern Obesity Summit to focus on obesity, especially in children 0 None
2008-11-06 2 million children with insured parents are uninsured in the U.S. 0 None
2008-11-06 Smoking when pregnant doubles risk of cleft palate or lip in babies 0 None
2008-11-06 California Pacific Medical Center opens pediatric ER 0 None
2008-11-05 Birth defects more common if pregnant mothers smoke 0 None
2008-11-05 New evidence strengthens link between cigarette smoke exposure and poor infant health 0 None
2008-11-04 Children who are poor sleepers more likely to be obese as adults 0 None
2008-11-04 Study looks at chronic medication use in children ages 5 to 19 0 None
2008-11-04 Parents comfortable with alcohol screening in pediatricians' offices 0 None
2008-11-04 Minor shift in vaccine schedule has potential to reduce infant illness, death 0 None
2008-11-04 Study looks at children and teens physically victimized by peers 0 None
2008-11-04 Childhood anxiety linked to criminal behaviour later in life 0 None
2008-11-03 Young victims of violence benefit from counseling on how to avoid conflict 0 None
2008-11-03 Kids safer with grandma 0 None
2008-11-03 Minor shift in vaccine schedule has potential to reduce infant illness, death 0 None
2008-11-03 Flu shot protects kids - even with a suboptimal vaccine match 0 None
2008-11-03 Experts say it is very important for all children to receive flu vaccinations 0 None
2008-10-30 Earlier jaundice treatment decreases brain injury in preterm infants 0 None
2008-10-30 Three effective treatments for childhood anxiety disorders found 0 None
2008-10-29 Drinking milk to ease milk allergy? 0 None
2008-10-29 As many as 4,600 Australian children affected by juvenile arthritis 0 None
2008-10-29 Rice can trigger a severe allergic reaction in babies 0 None
2008-10-28 Breastfeeding and reduced risk of childhood obesity - researchers look for behavioral link 0 None
2008-10-28 Lots of neighborhood greenness linked to lower children's body mass 0 None
2008-10-27 New research will explore how children with Down syndrome learn 0 None
2008-10-27 Warnings in NSW of whooping cough outbreak 0 None
2008-10-26 Groundbreaking study to examine how children with Down syndrome learn 0 None
2008-10-26 Vaccinating new mothers and other family members against influenza offers important flu protection to newborns 0 None
2008-10-22 3 million U.S. children have food or digestive allergies 0 None
2008-10-22 Couples with children with ADHD twice as likely to divorce 0 None
2008-10-21 Early-onset depressive disorders predict the use of addictive substances in adolescence 0 None
2008-10-21 Couples with children with ADHD at risk of higher divorce rates, shorter marriages 0 None
2008-10-20 New hope for a better treatment for childhood cancer 0 None
2008-10-20 Many parents get their children's weight wrong 0 None
2008-10-15 New U.S. infant mortality data released 0 None
2008-10-14 Identification of diagnostic biomarkers for infant infections 0 None
2008-10-14 Breast is best in fight against childhood asthma 0 None
2008-10-14 Experts say double the daily dose of vitamin D for children 0 None
2008-10-14 Walking the dog - the way to curb childhood obesity 0 None
2008-10-13 Seeds of optimism in Iraq's mental health provision 0 None
2008-10-13 Obese teenagers face higher metabolic syndrome risk in South America than Europe 0 None
2008-10-13 Experts say more exercise and better diet the key to childhood obesity 0 None
2008-10-07 Fans in baby's bedrooms lessens the risk of SIDS 0 None
2008-10-07 Experts say exotic pet pose health risks to young children 0 3
2008-10-06 Influenza vaccine not associated with reduced hospitalizations among young children 0 None
2008-10-06 School vending machines dole out excess calories and added sugar beverages 0 None
2008-10-06 Simple blood test could help detect serious bacterial infections in babies 0 None
2008-10-06 Better air ventilation in infants' bedrooms linked to reduced SIDS risk 0 None
2008-10-06 Burst appendix or stomach flu? 0 None
2008-10-06 Parents' expectations influence children's asthma 0 None
2008-10-06 Online bullying far too common 0 None
2008-10-06 Reading the right book helps obese kids lose weight 0 None
2008-10-06 Too many Australian children have an unhealthy lifestyle 0 4
2008-10-05 New Allegheny County, Pa., effort taps religious leaders to educate blacks on SIDS risks 0 None
2008-09-30 Parents warned that second-hand smoke may trigger nicotine dependence symptoms in children 0 None
2008-09-30 Drinking alcohol before age 15 a risky habit 0 None
2008-09-30 Kids' hectic activity programs stress out parents 0 None
2008-09-29 Second-hand smoke may trigger nicotine dependence symptoms in kids 0 None
2008-09-29 Fish oil brain study slammed as 'laughable' 0 None
2008-09-29 Breast is best - the secrets of breast milk 1 None
2008-09-29 Tarrant County taking steps to address high infant mortality rate 0 None
2008-09-23 Chinese baby milk scandal spreads to countries across Asia 0 None
2008-09-22 Research shows mobile phones raise children's risk of brain cancer by five times 0 None
2008-09-22 Paracetamol-based medicines linked to asthma in children 0 None
2008-09-21 National positive thinking trial aims to prevent childhood depression 0 None
2008-09-17 Mother's flu shot protects newborns 0 None
2008-09-16 Advocates for SCHIP expansion look to next year as Democrats, Republicans disagree over ability to pass legislation this session 0 None
2008-09-16 HIV, malaria interventions help reduce mortality among young children, challenges remain, UNICEF report says 0 None
2008-09-15 Cancer Research UK launches campaign to protect children from tobacco 0 None
2008-09-15 Staph infection a possible suspect in some SIDS cases 0 5
2008-09-15 Malaria, HIV interventions help reduce mortality among young children, challenges remain, UNICEF report says 0 3
2008-09-14 FDA issues warning on milk-based infant formula manufactured in China 0 None
2008-09-10 New ependymoma genes identified 0 None
2008-09-10 Abuse of painkillers can predispose adolescents to lifelong addiction 0 None
2008-09-10 TV junk food marketing targeting children 0 None
2008-09-09 Mother's stress may contribute to her young children being overweight 0 None
2008-09-09 Congressional Democrats will not vote on SCHIP expansion legislation this session amid veto threats, increased cost estimates 0 None
2008-09-09 Stuttering more common in bilingual children 0 5
2008-09-09 Parents vastly overestimate how much their children exercise 0 None
2008-09-09 Campaign to rid food of artificial colours hits the road in Australia and New Zealand 0 3
2008-09-08 Children born prematurely are four times more likely to have behavioural disorders 0 None
2008-09-08 Bullying parents' top concern for obese kids 0 None
2008-09-08 Prenatal exposure to pollution a culprit in obesity 0 None
2008-09-07 Kentucky Governor, Lt. Governor promote initiative to simplify KCHIP application process 0 None
2008-09-07 Public backs tougher tobacco control to protect the young 0 None
2008-09-07 Early weight gain linked to higher blood pressure in adulthood 0 None
2008-09-05 CMS adds children's health care information to Hospital Compare web site 0 None
2008-09-04 Low-birth-weight children should have their blood pressure checked 0 None
2008-09-04 U.S. residents increasingly adopting HIV-positive children from abroad 0 None
2008-09-04 Health care professionals seeing more children with fatty liver disease; condition prevalent among Hispanics 0 None
2008-09-04 CDC MMR/autism study - wrong questions asked, wrong children studied, wrong conclusions NAA says 0 None
2008-09-04 CDC MMR/autism study - wrong questions asked, wrong children studied, wrong conclusions NAA says 0 None
2008-09-02 TV in bedroom makes kids sleep less 0 None
2008-09-02 The impact of soft drink availability in elementary schools on consumption 0 None
2008-09-02 Most vaccine-allergic children can still be safely vaccinated 0 None
2008-09-01 Impact of school based programs for childhood overweight 0 None
2008-08-31 Discovery of new genes for inflammatory bowel disease in children 0 None
2008-08-29 Highly active antiretroviral therapy might increase risk of asthma in young children 0 None
2008-08-28 Magnesium sulfate decreases preterm infants' risk for cerebral palsy 2 None
2008-08-28 Shots are nothing to shy away from with the right approach 0 None
2008-08-28 Epsom salt reduces risk of prem babies being born with cerebral palsy 0 None
2008-08-28 Exclusive breastfeeding increases child's risk for vitamin D deficiency; black, darker-skinned children already have increased risk 0 None
2008-08-27 Brain growth and development in very premature or low-weight infants 0 None
2008-08-27 Pre-school age exercises help prevent dyslexia 0 None
2008-08-26 Changes to California health insurance programs might result in loss of coverage for thousands of children 0 None
2008-08-26 High cholesterol levels drop naturally in children on high-fat antiseizure diet 0 None
2008-08-26 Caesarean babies at risk of diabetes 0 None
2008-08-26 Minnesota officials to examine autism in Somali immigrant children 0 None
2008-08-21 Pre-school age exercises can prevent dyslexia 0 None
2008-08-20 Middle ear infections in childhood linked to obesity later in life 0 None
2008-08-19 Attacking heart failure in the young 0 None
2008-08-19 Research shows Indigenous children don't need number words to count 0 None
2008-08-19 Boys more likely to grow out of asthma 0 None
2008-08-18 Top Sydney hospital appoints specialist to treat childhood obesity 0 None
2008-08-17 Councils in Britain suggest obese children should be taken into care 0 None
2008-08-14 Pre-school eating habits affect school performance later on 0 None
2008-08-13 Being outdoors good for children's eyesight 0 None
2008-08-13 Redesigned West Virginia Medicaid plan restricting benefits for more than 90% of child beneficiaries, report states 0 None
2008-08-13 Clumsy at seven - obese at 30 0 None
2008-08-13 Infant sensitivity to negative emotional expressions develops at around six months 0 None
2008-08-13 The effect of childhood dairy intake on adolescent bone health 0 None
2008-08-12 Poor coordination in childhood linked to increased risk of obesity in later life 0 None
2008-08-12 Dietary patterns related to attainment in school: the importance of early eating patterns 0 None
2008-08-11 Children who spend more time outdoors are less likely to develop short-sightedness 0 None
2008-08-11 Convenience, cost driving more kids to retail clinics for care 0 None
2008-08-06 Use of cleaning products during pregnancy increases risk of asthma in offspring 0 None
2008-08-06 Kinship care: A family commitment 0 None
2008-08-05 Despite warnings one in ten children still use cough and cold medications 0 None
2008-08-05 Brits take tough action on childhood obesity 0 None
2008-08-05 Consumer group says finding healthy food for children in fast food restaurants is tough 0 None
2008-08-05 Calls for flu shots for children to protect the rest of the population 0 None
2008-08-04 Children who are fearful more at risk of anxiety issues 0 None
2008-08-04 Overuse of cough and cold medications among young children in U.S. 1 None
2008-08-04 British parents will informed if their children are overweight 0 None
2008-08-03 Advocates say expanding Utah's health care subsidy program could push children out of SCHIP 0 None
2008-08-03 Desmopressin for bed-wetting linked to convulsions in children 0 None
2008-08-03 Smoking among child cancer survivors highest in most at risk group 0 None
2008-07-31 Men who marry a child's mother parent just as well, if not better than biological fathers 0 None
2008-07-31 Mother support maximizes life-saving benefits of breastfeeding in all countries of the Americas and the World 0 None
2008-07-30 Study compares student performance against environmental pollution 0 None
2008-07-29 Zinc supplementation benefits children suffering from diarrhea in developing countries 0 2.5
2008-07-29 Healthy children of Alzheimer's patients show early brain changes 0 None
2008-07-29 Premature babies at risk of lung problems later on 0 5
2008-07-29 Drop in child deaths in NSW - but aboriginal children still six times more likely to die 0 None
2008-07-29 Lawmakers agree to ban use of phthalates in toys 0 None
2008-07-29 Preterm birth contributes to growing number of infant deaths 0 None
2008-07-29 Australian experts approve of British plans to issue 'fat' reports on school children 0 None
2008-07-27 Leeds project aims to boost parents' confidence in MMR choices as measles rates rise 0 None
2008-07-24 Breastfed babies get a taste for good food 0 None
2008-07-24 Parliamentarian memo says SCHIP resolution filed too late to be given fast-track status 0 None
2008-07-22 Link between small birth size and changes to the CV system that predispose to disease in later life 0 None
2008-07-22 Rep. Boustany introduces legislation that would require states to report on SCHIP enrollment, outreach efforts 0 None
2008-07-21 Penn partnership designed to eliminate childhood obesity wins prize 0 None
2008-07-19 Early exposure to tobacco smoke causes asthma and allergy 0 None
2008-07-18 Increased risk for disabilities after preterm birth 0 None
2008-07-17 Selective face processing abnormalities in parents of autistic children 0 None
2008-07-16 Zinc supplementation for childhood diarrhoea 0 None
2008-07-16 Malaria prevention in schools reduces anaemia and improves educational potential in Kenyan school kids 0 None
2008-07-15 Children's physical activity drops from age 9 to 15 0 None
2008-07-14 Closing coal-fired power plants directly improves cognitive development in children 0 None
2008-07-14 Out-of-pocket health care costs for disabled children vary widely by state 0 None
2008-07-14 Allergy to road traffic 0 None
2008-07-14 Only 11% of children's food products provide good nutritional quality 0 None
2008-07-14 Obesity ranks as top health concern for kids, poll finds 0 None
2008-07-13 How are homeopathic products used in childhood? 0 None
2008-07-10 Study reveals potential reasons for truancy and school fear 0 None
2008-07-10 Lipid Association responds to new cholesterol guidelines for kids 0 None
2008-07-10 'Agro' mothers direct child's behavior 0 None
2008-07-09 Babies from frozen embryos less likely to be premature 0 None
2008-07-09 IVF babies at no greater risk of neurodevelopmental disorders 0 None
2008-07-08 IVF does not lead to developmental problems in early infancy 0 None
2008-07-08 Action to improve children's communication following Bercow Review 0 None
2008-07-08 Children born from thawed frozen embryos have higher birth weight than those born where fresh embryos used 0 None
2008-07-08 Experts call for cholesterol drugs to be used in young children 0 None
2008-07-07 Hand washing reduces infant mortality 0 None
2008-07-07 Single oral dose of vitamin A reduces infant mortality 0 None
2008-07-07 Tough action needed to protect children from the allure of smoking 0 None
2008-07-07 Experts call for sex education for 4 year olds 0 None
2008-07-07 Lack of sleep means kids do it hard at school 0 None
2008-07-07 Doctors call for change in Australian motorcycle laws to protect children 0 None
2008-07-03 Fourth edition of the British National Formulary for Children 0 None
2008-07-02 Seizures in newborns can be detected with bedside brain-activity monitors 0 None
2008-07-02 Dentists warn against brushing teeth after every meal 6 3
2008-07-02 Food for kids at British theme parks "shockingly" unhealthy 0 None
2008-07-02 Type 1 diabetes on the rise in Australian children 1 None
2008-07-01 Curbing kids' risk-taking behavior 0 None
2008-07-01 Can children have strokes? 0 None
2008-07-01 Children's Brain Tumor Foundation's tissue bank consortium may solve dire problem in pediatric cancer research 0 None
2008-07-01 Deadly danger of babies sleeping in bed with parents 0 None
2008-06-30 Fatty liver disease may raise heart disease risk in overweight, obese kids 0 None
2008-06-30 Poor diet while pregnant can harm your baby 0 4.5
2008-06-30 Experts say some children are fit and fat and BMI may be misleading 0 None
2008-06-30 A spoonful of sugar helps manage pain in newborns undergoing painful medical procedures 1 None
2008-06-30 Many adults distrust youngsters 0 None
2008-06-30 Children today are happier, less anxious and more sociable 0 None
2008-06-25 Children with lower IQs are more likely to suffer dementia later in life 0 None
2008-06-24 Premature babies feel pain but don't show it 0 None
2008-06-24 Severe retinal hemorrhaging in young children linked to severe motor vehicle crashes 0 None
2008-06-24 Currently used pain assessment tools may be underestimating the pain response in infants 0 None
2008-06-24 Genetic mutation and cat exposure at birth may increase a child's risk of developing eczema 0 None
2008-06-23 How mothers interact with their babies related to how children behave later on 0 None
2008-06-23 Childhood prognosis of heart disease in later life 0 None
2008-06-19 British teens top the league in alcohol and drug abuse 0 None
2008-06-19 Link between soy milk and peanut allergies dispelled 0 None
2008-06-17 Furore over brochure on taking illegal drugs 0 None
2008-06-16 Prenatal nutrition and nutrition during childhood interact to alter puberty 0 None
2008-06-16 Concerns over placebo pill for kids 0 None
2008-06-16 Traffic pollution linked to childhood allergies 0 None
2008-06-16 Children need psychiatric help to kick mobile phone habit 0 None
2008-06-11 Oxygen-rich lifesaving efforts pose risk for respiratory infections 0 None
2008-06-11 Children in non-English-speaking households experience multiple health disparities 0 None
2008-06-11 Prenatal drug exposure associated with greater sleep problems in children 0 None
2008-06-11 Measles making a comeback in the U.S. 0 None
2008-06-10 Is your tween ready to stay home alone this summer? 0 None
2008-06-09 Maternal depression, breastfeeding affect infants' sleep 0 None
2008-06-09 Experts to develop national response to growing crisis of premature birth 0 None
2008-06-09 Women who gain excessive weight during pregnancy more likely to have overweight children 0 None
2008-06-05 New technique developed at UB for teaching math to preschoolers 'adds up' 0 None
2008-06-05 Rochester probes drug therapy, parent training for kids with both autism, ADHD 0 None
2008-06-05 Role of breastfeeding in preventing infant death, HIV infection in developing countries 0 None
2008-06-05 Sun and vitamin D levels may play a strong role in risk of type 1 diabetes in children 0 None
2008-06-04 Many young children short on vitamin D 0 None
2008-06-03 Legal action proposed against parents who let children drink alcohol at home 0 None
2008-06-03 Premature and low weight babies more likely to be autistic 0 None
2008-06-02 Low levels of vitamin D appear common in healthy children 0 None
2008-06-02 Happy children may not be best learners 0 None
2008-06-02 Risk factors for eating disorders in children 0 None
2008-06-02 Drinking juice not associated with overweight and obesity in children 0 None
2008-06-02 By-products of water chlorination linked to birth defects 0 None
2008-06-02 Simple infection control intervention in elementary schools reduces student absenteeism 0 None
2008-06-02 Overheating newborns can increase the risk of SIDS 0 None
2008-06-02 Protective effects of breast milk are higher in girls than in boys 0 None
2008-05-30 Children's diet not the main cause of ADHD 0 None
2008-05-28 Gulf Coast area children who lived in trailer units at risk for long-term illnesses 0 None
2008-05-28 States that rank high in measures of children's health tend to have lower rates of uninsured children, higher health costs 0 None
2008-05-28 Why do Finnish children have type 1 diabetes and allergic symptoms approximately five times more often than children in Russian Karelia? 0 None
2008-05-27 Nurse-midwives present blankets for babies to Boston area women's organizations 0 None
2008-05-25 Preservatives and food colours may be the culprits in ADHD 0 4.5
2008-05-21 Babies born preterm more than twice as likely to have major birth defects as full-term infants 0 None
2008-05-20 Having a cat may protect children from developing asthma 0 None
2008-05-20 Washington Post series examines childhood obesity 0 None
2008-05-20 First-born children are at higher risk of developing asthma and allergies due to pregnancy conditions 0 None
2008-05-20 Farming mothers may help children beat allergies 0 5
2008-05-19 NYT examines limited options for disabled children who reach age 18 0 None
2008-05-19 Mobile phone use during pregnancy may increase child's risk of behavioural problems 0 None
2008-05-19 Stress during pregnancy increases the risk of child developing asthma 0 None
2008-05-19 Obesity concern over Indiana Jones film marketing 0 None
2008-05-18 Separation from parents linked with learning trouble in kids 0 None
2008-05-15 Too much water raises seizure risk in babies 0 5
2008-05-15 Prevalence of childhood obesity levels off in France 0 None
2008-05-15 Poorer children have more eye problems than those from affluent families 0 None
2008-05-15 Serious depression affects more than 2 million teens in the U.S. 0 None
2008-05-15 Pediatric obesity program effectively improves outcomes for kids 0 None
2008-05-15 Kids' sport: more than health and fitness 0 None
2008-05-13 Indiana receives CMS approval to expand SCHIP 0 None
2008-05-13 Pediatric society leaders, health policy experts consider sisparities in children's health as top priority for political candidates 0 None
2008-05-13 Three quarters of child car deaths could have been prevented in Australia 0 None
2008-05-13 Children eat healthier when all snacks are banned 0 None
2008-05-13 Would you let your child participate in medical research? 0 None
2008-05-12 New plan says no vaccination no school 0 None
2008-05-11 CDC report finds increase in reports of respiratory illness in children after hurricane Katrina; New Orleans Mayor pushes for city residents to leave trailers 0 None
2008-05-11 Childhood and adolescent obesity impacts cardiac health 0 None
2008-05-08 Letter from Bush administration indicates states have more flexibility to prove they enrolled 95% of currently eligible children in SCHIP 0 None
2008-05-08 Stopping smoking in schools 0 None
2008-05-08 Only one in five children have eyes tested, Australian figures show 0 None
2008-05-08 Nutrition for the growing athlete: The good, the bad and the ugly 0 None
2008-05-07 A stable post-divorce family environment helps minimize long-term harm to children 0 None
2008-05-07 Too much TV for babies means less verbal interaction with Mum 0 None
2008-05-07 Australian research shows children are safer with their biological parents 0 None
2008-05-06 Corticosteroids provide no survival benefit for children with bacterial meningitis 0 None
2008-05-06 Breastfeeding makes for more intelligent children 0 None
2008-05-05 TV hinders mother-child interaction - limited verbal interactions 0 None
2008-05-05 Breastfeeding may improve children's IQ scores - other measures of cognitive development 0 None
2008-05-05 Strange barriers to physical activity may exist at child-care centers 0 None
2008-05-05 Extra iron for infants who don't need it might delay development 0 None
2008-05-05 Parental psychiatric disorders associated with autism spectrum disorders in the offspring 0 None
2008-05-05 Asthma attacks early in pregnancy put baby at greater risk of birth defects, new research suggests 0 None
2008-05-05 Uninsured kids in middle class have same unmet needs as poor 0 None
2008-05-05 Nearly one-third of U.S. parents don't know what to expect of infants 0 None
2008-05-02 Children affected by parents' behavior following trauma 0 None
2008-05-01 Children's experiences in a pediatric intensive care unit 0 4
2008-04-30 Young children hospitalized for flu associated with higher costs and higher risk illness 0 None
2008-04-30 Mothers less likely to pursue HPV vaccination for youngest daughters 0 None
2008-04-30 Children more vulnerable to harmful effects of lead at age 6 than as toddlers 0 None
2008-04-30 U.S. unemployment having impact on kids' health care coverage 0 None
2008-04-30 Arsenic in baby rice puts children at risk 0 None
2008-04-29 New less traumatic way of delivering surfactant to help preemies breathe could reduce chronic lung disease 0 None
2008-04-29 Factors affecting survival, disability of extremely premature infants identified 0 None
2008-04-29 CDC says one in four children are out of compliance with U.S. vaccination guidelines 0 None
2008-04-29 Kids who get down and dirty with the dog have far fewer allergies 0 None
2008-04-28 Daycare and play group attendance early on cuts childhood leukemia risk 0 None
2008-04-28 Most new mothers agree that early diet is important for the long term health of their babies 0 None
2008-04-26 Report slates service provision for children with autism 0 None
2008-04-24 Report shows improvement in U.S. children's wellbeing 0 None
2008-04-24 Cuddles diminishes pain from heel lance in preterm babies 0 None
2008-04-22 Child's sex is associated with the mother's diet 0 None
2008-04-22 Maryland lawmakers approve measures intended to improve dental care for low-income children 0 None
2008-04-22 Siblings may be to blame for low grades, bad behavior 0 None
2008-04-22 UT Southwestern Medical Center receives grant to investigate relationship between infant feeding practices and iron deficiency in Hispanic toddlers 0 None
2008-04-21 Bush Administration directive to enroll low-income children in SCHIP before expanding coverage is unenforceable because it violates Federal law, according to GAO 0 None
2008-04-21 Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder should undergo heart tests before treatment with stimulant drugs 0 None
2008-04-18 Keep children's health in mind 0 None
2008-04-17 Breastfeeding during anti-epilepsy drug treatment does not appear to harm a child's cognitive development 0 None
2008-04-17 Children with migraine more likely to have sleep disorders 0 None
2008-04-17 Boys are twice as likely as girls in the U.S. and Asia to receive growth hormone 0 None
2008-04-17 Study shows factors influencing premature infant survival, disability 0 None
2008-04-17 Asthma symptoms worse among nation's poor, urban children 0 None
2008-04-16 Short-term effects of outdoor pollution levels on asthma symptoms and lung function in children 0 None
2008-04-15 Too much fibre and too little fat not appropriate for toddlers 0 None
2008-04-15 Scots get serious about childhood obesity 0 None
2008-04-15 Team of health blitz ENT specialists on the ground in Alice 0 None
2008-04-14 Children suffering because of repeated delays in heart operations 0 None
2008-04-13 Girls improve boys' grades at school 2 None
2008-04-11 Infant feeding and the development of obesity: what does the science tell us? 0 None
2008-04-11 Impairments in language development can be detected in infants as young as 3 months 0 None
2008-04-10 Traffic pollution exposure during first year of life leads to asthma, allergies and impaired respiratory function 0 None
2008-04-10 Links between sleep disorder, behavior issues in kids 0 None
2008-04-10 Omega-3 intake during the last months of pregnancy boosts an infant's development 0 None
2008-04-10 Low birth weight and heart problems 0 None
2008-04-10 More Canadian children are surviving cancer 0 None
2008-04-10 Shaken Baby Syndrome 0 None
2008-04-09 Post-traumatic stress treatment in children 0 None
2008-04-09 Social deprivation linked to four-fold increase in risk of serious injury in child pedestrians 0 None
2008-04-09 Parents' behavior has direct impact on children's sleep 0 3
2008-04-09 Children with obesity-related diabetes struggle with change 0 None
2008-04-09 Prevalence of childhood asthma in the Torres Strait region remains high 0 None
2008-04-09 Expert warns of anti-psychotic drugs use in children 0 None
2008-04-09 Too little sleep and too much TV makes infants overweight 0 None
2008-04-08 Sleeping less in infancy linked to being overweight in preschool 0 None
2008-04-08 Children with ADHD likely to experience sleep problems 0 None
2008-04-08 Less sleep, more TV leads to overweight infants and toddlers 0 None
2008-04-08 Child sleep problems linked to later behavioral difficulties 0 None
2008-04-07 Pediatricians alerted to the developmental nature of underage drinking in special journal supplement 0 None
2008-04-07 Gymnastics injuries in children more prevalent than thought 0 None
2008-04-07 Parents follow pediatrician advice on administering MMR vaccinations 0 None
2008-04-07 For children with heart disease, a risk of attention and behavior problems 0 None
2008-04-07 Early neglect predicts aggressive behavior in children 0 None
2008-04-07 School-based intervention help curb weight gain in children 0 None
2008-04-04 About 31 percent of low-income children ages 2 to 5 have dental cavities that don't get treated 0 None
2008-04-04 Hospital follow-up services not necessary for all child cancer survivors 0 None
2008-04-04 Mental health problems in childhood blight adult working life 0 None
2008-04-03 Random drug testing of high school students in public schools 0 3.4
2008-04-01 Poor kids more likely to be seriously injured on roads as rich kids 0 None
2008-04-01 Fat kids better off doing less intensive exercise if they are to shed the pounds effectively 0 None
2008-03-31 Bad breakfast habits could harm long-term health 0 None
2008-03-31 Study finds improvement in the care of children with cancer at the end of life 0 None
2008-03-28 Why don't kids walk to school anymore? 0 None
2008-03-28 New Alzheimer's disease survey reveals children of sandwich caregivers assist with loved ones' care 0 None
2008-03-26 Softening of the skull bones in normal-looking babies might reflect vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy 0 None
2008-03-26 How wealth affects children's cognitive achievement 0 3
2008-03-26 Male babies born prematurely more vulnerable to heart problems 0 None
2008-03-26 Students who bully others tend to have difficulties with other relationships 0 None
2008-03-25 Baby boys have higher mortality rate than girls in their first year of life 0 None
2008-03-24 Children with healthy diets perform better in school 0 5
2008-03-20 Parental observations and perceptions important in detecting sleep problems in children 0 None
2008-03-18 Consultation on ensuring a clean and healthy environment for children 0 5
2008-03-17 Many Australian children too fat to fit into standard car booster seats 0 None
2008-03-17 Childhood allergies interfere with sleep 0 None
2008-03-17 Fast food advertising aimed at children tackled by Australian consumer groups 0 None
2008-03-17 Review of adenotonsillectomy surgery in children 0 1
2008-03-17 Depression is not always manifested in children as dejection and anhedonia 0 None
2008-03-17 Call to restrict the marketing of junk food to children 0 None
2008-03-14 Toddlers affected most by secondhand smoke exposure at home 0 None
2008-03-14 Vitamin D supplements in early childhood cut adult diabetes risk 0 None
2008-03-13 Quit smoking during pregnancy for a happier baby 0 None
2008-03-13 Preschoolers benefit from daycare program to prevent obesity 0 None
2008-03-11 Whooping cough cases on the rise on the North Coast, NSW 0 None
2008-03-10 Few docs to care for kids with diabetes 0 None
2008-03-10 Contemplative brain network less complex in children 0 None
2008-03-10 Theories about preventing childhood allergies questioned 0 None
2008-03-06 Children of alcoholics: different brain regions effect who may or may not develop alcohol problems 0 None
2008-03-05 Obesity crisis will shorten the lives of Australian children by four years 0 None
2008-03-04 Controlling kids' video time reduces obesity 0 None
2008-03-04 Black babies with very low birth weights more likely to be born in hospitals with high neonatal death rates 0 None
2008-03-04 Working memory defects could explain why some children have problems learning 0 None
2008-03-03 Children with obstructive sleep apnea have abnormal respiratory-related evoked potentials 0 None
2008-02-28 Smaller class size better for education 0 None
2008-02-28 Small classes show positive impact on academic performance of all students 0 5
2008-02-28 Less sleep means more injuries in kids 0 None
2008-02-28 Overweight Hispanic children shown to have vascular inflammation 0 None
2008-02-27 Children's Hospital 1 of 10 pediatric hospitals in US selected to study liver disease in kids 0 None
2008-02-26 "Beautiful Boy" author reaches out to parents as a guest blogger on 1 None
2008-02-26 Mother's immune system may play role in chilld's autism 0 4
2008-02-26 Call for more to be done to curb teen binge drinking 0 None
2008-02-26 Obese children experience more problems during surgery 0 None
2008-02-25 Childhood obesity leads to higher rate of problems during surgery 0 None
2008-02-21 Lack of sleep can lead to increased injuries among preschool children 0 None
2008-02-21 Reducing kids' salt intake may lower soft drink consumption 0 None
2008-02-21 March of Dimes implores legislators to vote in favor of hearing screen 0 None
2008-02-21 Genetic and environmental hormonal response to stress in children depends on family context 0 None
2008-02-20 More needs to be done for preemie healthcare 0 None
2008-02-20 Children show goal-oriented behavior by age 3 0 None
2008-02-19 Turn off the TV to beat childhood obesity! 0 None
2008-02-18 Obese teens need more help and U.S. expert says surgical solutions should not be dismissed 0 None
2008-02-18 Baby products linked to raised chemicals levels in babies urine 0 None
2008-02-17 Intervention program boosts education of kids at high risk of failure 0 None
2008-02-13 Why so many children are on the road to heart disease 0 None
2008-02-13 Protecting children from harmful content on the Internet 0 3.5
2008-02-12 Penn childhood obesity researchers panelists at AAAS event 0 None
2008-02-11 Parents influence their child's likelihood of risky behaviour 0 5
2008-02-08 Lack of sleep can increase a child's risk of being overweight or obese 0 None
2008-02-08 Children who live in poor neighborhoods may be at increased risk of verbal and behavioral problems 0 None
2008-02-08 Good parenting helps difficult infants perform as well or better in first grade than peers 0 None
2008-02-08 Genes and environment interact in first graders to predict physical but not social aggression 0 3
2008-02-08 Close ties between parents and babies yield benefits for preschoolers 0 None
2008-02-06 Lack of equity in health care for minority children in America 0 None
2008-02-05 Increase in survival rates of extremely premature infants at London hospital 0 None
2008-02-05 Parenting program does not prevent toddler behavior problems 0 None
2008-02-05 Eye blinks may help to identify children prenatally exposed to alcohol 0 None
2008-02-05 Bone mineral content continues to increase in obese adolescents during weight loss 0 None
2008-02-04 New policy from American Academy of Pediatrics - Principles for the development and use of quality measures 0 None
2008-02-04 Reducing pain could lead to increased immunization rates 0 None
2008-02-04 Alcohol use among adolescents linked to violent, suicidal behaviours 0 None
2008-02-04 Baby lotions, powders and shampoos linked to higher levels of phthalates in infants 0 None
2008-02-04 How risky are social networking sites? 0 None
2008-02-04 Minority children experience disparities in care 0 None
2008-02-04 Mentoring relationships help youth in foster care 0 None
2008-02-04 7,000 pediatric ER visits linked to cough, cold medication use 0 None
2008-02-04 Budget request from President Bush to increase spending for SCHIP by $19.7B over five years 0 None
2008-02-04 Infants' bodies expel thimerosal mercury much faster than originally thought 0 None
2008-02-04 Different approaches can help children overcome language problems 0 None
2008-02-04 March of Dimes works to eliminate racial gaps in infant health 0 None
2008-01-30 Smoking and SIDS 0 3
2008-01-30 Cell signaling in cervical cancer; gene variant impairs glycogen synthesis 0 None
2008-01-28 Sex, drugs and diet top issues parents want doctors to discuss with kids 0 1
2008-01-23 UK Doctors failing gender disordered children 0 None
2008-01-23 Infants with poor intestinal flora often develop eczema 0 5
2008-01-22 Call for ban on all online junk food ads aimed at children in Britain 0 None
2008-01-22 Flu vaccination rates in children low 0 None
2008-01-22 Good old salt water the best for treating colds in children 0 None
2008-01-21 Bindeez toy beads still available in the UK, warn doctors 0 None
2008-01-20 U.S. health authorities warn about OTC cough and cold remedies for the under 2's 0 None
2008-01-17 759,000 children with asthma endure gaps in insurance every year 0 None
2008-01-16 Should children be tested for gene mutations linked to cancers? 0 None
2008-01-16 Scientists study the link between children's nutrition and adult diseases 0 None
2008-01-16 Interventions for food insecurity and developmental risk in children 0 None
2008-01-16 Maternal stress may increase child asthma 0 None
2008-01-16 Lack of training in prescribing medicines for children 0 None
2008-01-16 Causes and consequences of childhood obesity 1 None
2008-01-16 British children think fast food is the norm 0 None
2008-01-15 Kids' worries not what some parents may think 0 None
2008-01-15 Metabolic syndrome in children 0 None
2008-01-15 Mediterranean diet for pregnant women reduces child's risk for asthma 0 None
2008-01-11 Simple test accurately predicts risk of serious jaundice in newborns 0 None
2008-01-08 Watchful waiting not ear tube implants best for ear infections 0 None
2008-01-08 Infants with birthmarks received less oxygen in womb 0 None
2008-01-07 Children with high nitric oxide levels may still breathe easy 0 None
2008-01-07 For babies delaying solid foods may not prevent allergies but breast feeding might 0 None
2008-01-06 Experts say children with severe pneumonia are better off being treated at home 0 None
2008-01-04 Wisconsin now screens all newborns for severe combined immune deficiency 0 None
2008-01-04 Hypothyroidism treatment no 'quick fix' for weight loss in children 0 None
2008-01-04 Study looks at earliest exposure to alcohol - sipping or tasting 0 5
2008-01-03 Sibling support program cares for brothers and sisters of cancer patients 0 None
2008-01-02 Children's sleep duration influences weight, behavior 0 None
2008-01-02 Public policy fails to address the effects of media violence on children 0 4
2008-01-02 Preschoolers' nightmares less prevalent, are trait-like and associated with personality 0 None
2008-01-02 Start sex education at age five says top medical expert 0 None
2008-01-02 Children short of sleep three times as likely to be obese 0 None


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