Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - April 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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