Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - November 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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