Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
2009-12-31 MEPREP to fund research to study the effects of medication in pregnant women 1 None
2009-12-30 Children's Hospital of Philadelphia SDU delivers babies prenatally diagnosed with complex birth defects 0 None
2009-12-29 Smart for Life introduces new THIN ADVENTURE Children's Weight Loss Program 0 5
2009-12-29 Childhood ETS may lead to emphysema 0 None
2009-12-24 Chicago Magazine names Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital's Mary Keen as one of Chicago's top doctors 0 None
2009-12-24 Changes in sleep patterns predict onset of puberty, says new study 0 None
2009-12-23 Embryo biopsy safe for singleton pregnancies 0 None
2009-12-22 Contact lens can produce near-normal vision in infants and children 0 None
2009-12-22 Health Canada approves Prevnar 13 vaccine for invasive pneumococcal disease 0 5
2009-12-22 Cell Medica receives second grant for development of adenovirus infection therapy 0 None
2009-12-22 Relatives of men with cryptorchidism or hypospadias not at risk of developing testicular germ cell cancer 0 None
2009-12-22 Research shows morphine dosage can vary greatly in newborns 0 None
2009-12-21 One dose of vaccine may be effective to protect infants and children from H1N1 virus, shows study 0 None
2009-12-21 Embryo biopsy does not adversely affect health of newborn singleton PGD/PGS children 0 None
2009-12-19 Bran flakes with raisins and added sugar promote plaque acid 0 None
2009-12-19 Children with type 1 diabetes benefit from rapid-acting insulin analogues; potential harm remains unclear 0 None
2009-12-19 Subitizing vision therapy for improving math skills 0 None
2009-12-19 One in 110 American children suffer from ASD, shows study 0 None
2009-12-19 Oral health care critical for pregnant women and infants 0 None
2009-12-19 Autism spectrum disorder dramatically increasing, early intervention crucial 0 None
2009-12-19 Sanofi Pasteur pediatric H1N1 vaccine recall: No danger and no need of an extra dose 0 None
2009-12-18 Autism Speaks calls on federal government to address the growing national autism public health crisis 0 None
2009-12-18 Medela announces award recipients from November Virtual Human Milk Collection Campaign 0 None
2009-12-18 GAIN reduces malnutrition in high-burden countries 0 None
2009-12-18 AST: Finding right autism treatment can greatly impact child's progress and future quality of life 3 None
2009-12-18 Access to convenience stores can pormote childhood obesity 0 None
2009-12-17 Masimo PI promising for continuous and noninvasive monitoring of systemic blood flow in preterm infants 0 5
2009-12-17 RTI Biologics donates spinal allografts to AIC-CURE International Children’s Hospital, Kenya 0 None
2009-12-17 Canadian researchers explore parameters to define and assess chronic pain in infants 0 None
2009-12-17 Californian children’s health shows consistent improvement, but recession can undermine gains 0 None
2009-12-16 University of Missouri researchers work on immune-strengthening vaccine for newborns 0 3
2009-12-16 Binghamton University psychologist to provide new weapons to fight against childhood depression 0 None
2009-12-16 Carrier screening reduces CF birth rates in northeast Italy 0 5
2009-12-15 Tips to prevent noise-induced hearing loss in children 0 None
2009-12-15 Wild poliovirus reaches more African countries in 2009, WHO official says 0 None
2009-12-15 QLT commences enrollment in QLT091001 Phase Ib trial of LCA pediatric patients 0 None
2009-12-15 RMHC reports grants awarded in 2009 0 None
2009-12-15 New study to help researchers develop highly effective drug for MLL 0 None
2009-12-15 Study says children are still bombarded with TV ads for unhealthy food choices 0 5
2009-12-15 Study explores comorbidity of medical complaints and insomnia symptoms in school-aged children 0 None
2009-12-15 Study may pave way for effective drug development for childhood leukemia 0 None
2009-12-15 Hospital records show consistent rate of lacerations and accidental ingestion of ornament fragments by children 0 None
2009-12-15 Researchers to receive more than $4.5 million in grants to study Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 0 None
2009-12-14 Musical greeting cards can pose danger for children 0 None
2009-12-14 Premature newborn boys have poorer prognosis compared to newborn girls, says study 0 3
2009-12-14 Breast Cancer Fund: It's time for the FDA to issue immediate ban on BPA in hard plastic food containers 0 None
2009-12-14 Scientists evaluate current research on soy infant formula 0 None
2009-12-14 Physician's counsel can make a difference in reducing sudden death syndrome 1 None
2009-12-13 Advice of pediatrician key motivator in baby's sleep position 0 None
2009-12-11 Pfizer's Prevenar 13 granted European marketing authorization 0 5
2009-12-11 NAA protests against abusive restraint and seclusion in schools 0 None
2009-12-11 Nutritionists offer tips for families to make and keep healthier New Year's resolutions 0 5
2009-12-11 Store brand infant formulas nutritionally equivalent to name-brand products 0 None
2009-12-10 UnitedHealth Group invests $5.4M in The Help Group’s tax-exempt revenue bonds 0 2
2009-12-10 Promising trial on immunotherapy for preventing childhood cancer recurrence 0 None
2009-12-10 German researchers study target-oriented methods for children with brain tumor 0 None
2009-12-10 Behavioral intervention can improve cognitive performance in children 0 5
2009-12-10 Knowledge gaps exist among physicians in diagnosis and management of food allergy 0 None
2009-12-10 Franklin County Commissioners provide $7 million to prevent premature births 0 None
2009-12-10 Children exposed to tobacco smoke prenatally develop behavioral problems, shows study 1 None
2009-12-09 General Mills reduces sugar and increases key nutrients in children's ready-to-eat cereals 0 None
2009-12-09 INOVEM’s Inclusionware aids NWL PCTs in the ‘Get Better’ project 0 None
2009-12-09 Report highlights the state of oral health for children and adults in the United States 0 None
2009-12-09 Statewide blood screening program identifies infants with T-cell lymphopenia 0 None
2009-12-09 Psychological trauma leaves a trail of damage in a child's brain, reveal scientists 1 5
2009-12-08 Also in Global Health news: Rotavirus vaccine; guinea worm eradication; health systems; Zulu King calls for male circumcision 1 None
2009-12-08 The National Fragile X Foundation awards $100,000 grant for study of minocycline in FXS children 0 None
2009-12-08 Amgen announces results from first Phase 1/2 study of Nplate 0 None
2009-12-08 New NNNS screening tool developed to identify newborn at risk 0 None
2009-12-08 New research finding sheds light on the genetic origins of diabetes 0 None
2009-12-08 Prenatal exposure to microbes may help protect child from developing allergies later in life 0 None
2009-12-08 H1N1 virus causes more life-threatening complications than seasonal flu 0 None
2009-12-08 New York Times examines cash transfer, other aid to Malawian children 0 None
2009-12-07 Two Brown University faculty members receive federal funding for new neuroscience research projects 0 None
2009-12-07 Increased sense of separation in this holiday season's most harmful gifts 0 None
2009-12-07 DirectView Holdings to facilitate the worldwide event for SIADTP's annual meeting 0 None
2009-12-07 New technique to determine pediatric OSA 0 None
2009-12-07 Children in military families suffer from more emotional difficulties compared to other American youths 0 5
2009-12-07 New findings may yield more effective therapies for infants with blood cancer 0 None
2009-12-05 Chicken pox vaccine also reduces risk of herpes zoster in children 0 5
2009-12-05 Appropriate toys for children: Suggestions from doctors and experts 0 5
2009-12-05 Wide variation in state Medicaid and SCHIP policies determine financial burden for families 0 None
2009-12-05 Late recurrence of Ewing sarcomas and astrocytomas: A risk for some pediatric cancers 0 None
2009-12-05 DTI helps identify distorted nerve fiber bundles around brain tumors in thalamic JPA children 0 5
2009-12-05 Benign tumors in children can be augmented with Diffusion Tensor Imaging 0 None
2009-12-04 Measles deaths decline worldwide by 78%, experts warn against complacency 0 None
2009-12-04 Two examples of health innovations: A new pediatric specialty and a well-wired clinic 0 None
2009-12-04 More investment in family planning and pregnancy-related care will reduce maternal and newborn deaths 0 None
2009-12-04 New weight management charts and screening tools for childhood obesity devised 0 None
2009-12-04 Breastfeeding a child may lower a woman's risk of developing Metabolic Syndrome 0 None
2009-12-04 Multicenter study evaluates effectiveness of therapeutic hypothermia in reducing brain injury in children 0 None
2009-12-03 FDA clears InnoMed Technologies' Nasal-Aire II Petite for pediatric use 0 5
2009-12-03 New study sheds light on feeding challenges faced by premature infants 0 None
2009-12-03 Study shows CIMT may be effective for treating hemiplegic cerebral palsy, but calls for more research 0 None
2009-12-03 Children exposed to secondhand smoke face increased risk of lung cancer later in life 0 None
2009-12-03 Breast Cancer Fund: Congress must enforce BPA ban in food and beverage containers 0 5
2009-12-03 New research provides adequate evidence to support home smoking ban 2 1
2009-12-03 Respiratory syncytial virus, the most common cause of pneumonia in children 0 None
2009-12-03 Children vaccinated against chickenpox at much lower risk of developing shingles 0 None
2009-12-03 Sepsis, a serious infection, remains a major threat to 'late preterm' infants 0 1.5
2009-12-03 Beta 2 adrenergic agonist drugs linked to autism-spectrum disorders 0 None
2009-12-02 Beta 2 adrenergic agonist drugs can increase risk of autism-spectrum disorders in developing fetus 1 5
2009-12-02 Small baby guidelines can improve patient outcomes and decrease the length of hospitalization 0 None
2009-12-01 Chinese SFDA approves Tianyin Pharmaceutical's Pediatric Fever and Cough Oral Liquid 0 None
2009-12-01 Genetic Analysis introduces GA-map microarray test for screening of infant gut microbiota 0 None
2009-12-01 Health care reform bill will disrupt dental coverage of more than 441,000 Virginia children 3 None
2009-12-01 New research shows hyperactivity in boys may interfere with night-time sleep 0 5
2009-12-01 Despite reservations, smoking ban has not increased children's exposure to secondhand smoke 2 None
2009-12-01 Tall and overweight children face increase risk of obesity in later years, says new study 0 5
2009-12-01 Home visits to educate children with asthma can lead to fewer flare-ups and less frequent trips to ER 0 None
2009-11-30 Also in Global Health news: 'Positive deviance' approach to health; child malnutrition in Madagascar; Somalia's health system; weak harvests in West Africa; improving health equity 0 None
2009-11-30 Centene announces new program to educate children on the importance of active and healthy lifestyle 0 None
2009-11-30 Interventions by parent mentors can effectively reduce wheezing and asthma attacks in children 0 None
2009-11-30 Early intervention for young children with autism improves IQ, communication and social interaction 0 5
2009-11-30 New study reveals current beverage can pull-tabs are still unsafe 0 2
2009-11-28 Researchers devise new tools for typing cells from children with acute lymphatic leukemia 0 1
2009-11-27 Dr. Gail Harrison to receive the March of Dimes Agnes Higgins Award 0 None
2009-11-27 Scientists demonstrate stem cells heal lungs of newborn rats; study anticipated to benefit premature babies 0 None
2009-11-27 Majority of Canadians want to keep their commitment to reduce child deaths around the world 0 None
2009-11-26 Local parents and pre-school children join Tom Cochrane to launch World Vision's Five for 5 campaign 0 None
2009-11-26 Behavior problems in children with autism can be reduced with a training program for parents 1 5
2009-11-26 Parent mentors can help in reducing asthma complications in minority children 0 None
2009-11-25 GNC's annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign: MISSION Skincare extends support 0 None
2009-11-25 Under-five child mortality up 20% in Zimbabwe, new data shows 0 None
2009-11-25 Young girls not influenced by thin, beautiful princesses in animated children's movies 0 5
2009-11-25 Synexus recruits patients to study paediatric vaccine against rotavirus 0 None
2009-11-25 Community-based program proves to be successful in reducing skin infections in Australian aboriginal children 0 None
2009-11-25 Strategies to elicit response in autistic children 0 4
2009-11-25 Medical care in Germany for children with cancer is very good: IQWiG report 0 5
2009-11-24 News outlets examine conditions of refugees in Yemen, malnutrition, cholera risks 0 None
2009-11-24 One in every nine children in Ontario lives in poverty, says 2009 Ontario Report Card on Child Poverty 0 None
2009-11-24 Studies demonstrate clinical utility of Given Imaging's PillCam SB capsule endoscopy 0 None
2009-11-24 Jamba collaborates with Think Wow Toys to launch EZ-2 MAKE! Jamba Juice Smoothie and Ice Pop Maker 0 3
2009-11-24 StemCells commences patient recruitment for a Phase I clinical trial of HuCNS-SC in PMD 0 None
2009-11-24 Exposure to environmental pollutants is associated with asthma symptoms in children 0 None
2009-11-24 Multidisciplinary pediatric neurosurgery program launched 0 None
2009-11-24 Researchers awarded grant to find effective methods for childhood obesity prevention 0 None
2009-11-24 New computational tool may aid surgeons plan for life-saving pediatric operation 0 None
2009-11-24 79% of children who lacked usual source of health care had an unmet need, reveals survey 0 None
2009-11-23 Children exposed to similar amounts of secondhand smoke before and after legislation: Study 0 None
2009-11-23 Inadequate asthma control is present in 26% to 45% of children, says review 0 None
2009-11-23 Alcohol consumption in pregnancy affects child behaviour in different ways: Study 0 5
2009-11-23 UT Southwestern Medical Center among 10 institutions to share $56 million from NIH as part of ICAC 0 None
2009-11-23 Phase IIb/III clinical trial results of CINQUIL for pediatric EoE announced 0 1
2009-11-23 Marriott UMUC's initiative to collect funds for Children’s Miracle Network 0 None
2009-11-23 Online tool launched to improve the assessment of sick children 0 None
2009-11-23 Additional pre-programmed scenarios for use with Laerdal's SimNewB neonatal patient simulator developed 0 None
2009-11-23 Children exposed to pollution and indoor allergens face increased risk of asthma 0 None
2009-11-23 Children exposed to lead and tobacco are 2.4 times more likely to have ADHD 0 None
2009-11-23 RSV found to cause more emergency department visits and hospitalizations than seasonal flu 0 None
2009-11-21 HKI to raise over $700,000 for the SickKids Global Child Health Program 0 None
2009-11-21 Emotionally abused children may face accelerated cellular aging as adults 0 None
2009-11-20 UNICEF report highlights gains in child health, while 1b still lack essential services 0 None
2009-11-20 Children with kidney disease likely to have "masked" hypertension 0 None
2009-11-20 FDA approves sNDA for pediatric autism drug ABILIFY 0 5
2009-11-20 Lancet examines Uganda's child-health volunteers 0 None
2009-11-20 Study recommends chest ultrasound for evaluating pediatric patients with complicated pneumonia 0 None
2009-11-20 CVS/pharmacy kicks off its fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's annual campaign 0 None
2009-11-20 20th anniversary of the international Convention on the Rights of the Child today 0 None
2009-11-20 New program to address mental health issues of youth and children 0 None
2009-11-20 Curemark begins enrolling patients in Phase III clinical trials for CM-AT 0 None
2009-11-19 New bone matrix implant offers hope for babies born with skull deformities 0 None
2009-11-19 High prevalence of asthma among children with H1N1 0 None
2009-11-19 $10 million grant to help enroll uninsured, eligible American Indian and Alaska Native children in CHIP 0 None
2009-11-19 Book on pediatric IBD launched 0 None
2009-11-19 Toddlers and obese children suffer more than youth when exposed to secondhand smoke 0 None
2009-11-19 FDA Advisory Committee votes in support of Pfizer's Prevnar 13 0 None
2009-11-18 Baby's sleep position can predict misshapen skull condition 0 None
2009-11-18 AT&T supports PADRES Contra El Cancer in campaign to raise awareness of childhood cancer 0 None
2009-11-18 Pentavalent price drops: the GAVI effect 0 None
2009-11-18 Childhood obesity in Ohio: Healthy Choices for Healthy Children legislation introduced 1 None
2009-11-18 Majority of mothers personally manage their children's health this coming winter 0 None
2009-11-18 Pediatric data for Pfizer's Lipitor submitted to the EMEA 0 None
2009-11-18 New study reveals certain prescription drugs can be harmful to fetus 0 None
2009-11-18 Sildenafil improves heart function in youngsters with single ventricle congenital heart disease 0 None
2009-11-18 CTSA institutions receive NIH grants to study drug safety and efficacy in children 0 None
2009-11-17 Report calls for refocusing health spending in developing countries to save children's lives 0 None
2009-11-17 Consortium to define new modalities for treating hypertension and associated vascular complications 0 None
2009-11-17 U.S. again scores 'D' for premature birth rate; states take action to reduce risk factors 0 None
2009-11-17 Shire publishes new study results on INTUNIV Extended-Release Tablets 0 None
2009-11-17 Colorado receives “D” on Premature Birth Report Card for the second consecutive year 0 None
2009-11-17 Patients with pediatric-onset MS develop disabilities at a slower pace than patients with adult-onset MS: Study 0 None
2009-11-17 Food allergies among children is increasing: Study 0 None
2009-11-16 Fetal exposure to phthalates has the potential to alter masculine brain development: Study 0 5
2009-11-16 Findings from post hoc analysis examining emotional lability from Phase 3 study data with Vyvanse announced 0 None
2009-11-16 New shunt procedure may save infants with underdeveloped heart 1 None
2009-11-16 Cheerleading injuries in the U.S.: 60% occur due to stunts 0 None
2009-11-16 Low-cost, simple interventions could save 2.5 million child lives a year: World Vision 0 None
2009-11-16 Research team identifies five new gene regions that raise the risk of childhood-onset IBD 0 None
2009-11-13 PillCam capsule endoscopy is useful and safe in children under eight years old: Study 0 None
2009-11-13 Overhaul could leave kids' hospitals strapped for cash 0 None
2009-11-13 Poor mental health in children and teenagers impacts on the length of time they will stay in school: Study 0 None
2009-11-13 Findings on the use of Traumeel S in children with mucositis undergoing SCT presented 0 None
2009-11-13 Exercise during pregnancy does not harm the health of foetus 0 5
2009-11-13 Shire announces findings from Phase 3 study data with Vyvanse 0 None
2009-11-13 New software may help doctors to identify brain tumours in children that will grow aggressively 0 None
2009-11-13 Masked hypertension in CKD children can increase risk of heart disease 0 None
2009-11-13 Exposure to deadly bacteria can result in stillbirths 0 None
2009-11-12 SPIN program highlights the importance of human milk for preterm babies 0 None
2009-11-12 Almost 200m undernourished children worldwide, report says 0 None
2009-11-12 Childhood exposure to environmental pollutants could impact development in the long-term 1 None
2009-11-12 Gene variants which influence insulin metabolism can also affect birth weight 0 None
2009-11-12 Series of holiday cards to help build ORBIS Kids Sight treatment centres launched 0 None
2009-11-12 FDA approves CSL Biotherapies' seasonal flu vaccine, Afluria for children 0 None
2009-11-12 Children with developmental dyslexia have difficulties separating relevant auditory information from irrelevant noise 0 None
2009-11-12 Physicians and researchers to develop kidney replacement device for children 0 None
2009-11-11 Malfunctioning circadian clock genes may be associated with bipolar disorder in children 2 None
2009-11-11 CHF commends the passage of health reform bill; disapproves move to eliminate CHIP 0 None
2009-11-11 Newborn and Parenting Resources: A new service from WellPoint for working mothers 1 4.5
2009-11-11 Tel Aviv University develops innovative algorithms to combat Intra-uterine growth restrictions for healthy babies 0 None
2009-11-11 Also in Global Health: Child sexual abuse in Zimbabwe; dengue outbreak in Cape Verde; program reduces waste in Kenya slums 1 None
2009-11-11 Children with autism have slower pupil responses to light change: Study 0 None
2009-11-10 Educational and interactive presentation on neonatal respiratory care 0 None
2009-11-10 Hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment ineffective for children with autism 2 1
2009-11-10 "Science In Action: Saving the Lives of Africa's Mothers" report to be released at ASADI conference 0 None
2009-11-10 Study suggests a new improved treatment option for children with Hurler's syndrome 0 4
2009-11-10 Affordable health care can save millions of women, newborns, and children in sub-Saharan Africa 0 None
2009-11-10 Children with ASD have problem with handwriting: Study 0 None
2009-11-10 Children and young people with autism should be offered special teaching support 0 None
2009-11-10 Prepubertal boys with cancer can bank on their testicular tissue for preserving fertility 0 None
2009-11-09 Children with autism may have lower quality handwriting, says study 0 None
2009-11-09 Awareness campaign for Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation wins GCG Marketing honors 0 None
2009-11-09 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital patients to receive proton therapy at the UF Proton Therapy Institute 0 None
2009-11-09 Shire's INTUNIV for treating ADHD now available in the U.S. 2 None
2009-11-07 Human fetuses become active listeners in the last trimester of the pregnancy: Study 0 1
2009-11-07 Pediatrician recommends red reflex vision test for all newborns 0 None
2009-11-06 House health bill has controversial CHIP provision 0 None
2009-11-06 Marriott hotels continues to support Children’s Miracle Network hospitals, hosts benefit Torch Relay 0 None
2009-11-06 cbm's initiative to help families break the cycle of poverty and disability 0 None
2009-11-06 Gene therapy saves two children with adrenoleukodystrophy 1 None
2009-11-06 Climate change is the biggest health threat to children in the 21st century, says new report 0 None
2009-11-06 Exposure to higher levels of air pollution increases infants' risk for bronchiolitis 0 5
2009-11-05 Climate change is biggest global health threat to children, report says 0 None
2009-11-05 Study finds oral dimercaptosuccinic acid effective in treating children with autism 1 5
2009-11-05 Food advertising aimed at children contributes to obesity 0 5
2009-11-05 Two innovative child welfare toolkits now available to public and private CPS workers 0 5
2009-11-05 Commonly used pain reliever may be associated with asthma in children and adults 0 None
2009-11-05 USC: Heavy traffic corridors responsible for preventable childhood asthma 0 None
2009-11-05 HHS Secretary kicks off the nation’s largest campaign to find and enroll uninsured children 0 None
2009-11-05 Surgery may not be the best option for children with obstructive sleep apnea 0 None
2009-11-05 NIAID renews contract to support inner city asthma research 0 None
2009-11-05 Studies find U.S. children face health quality issues 0 None
2009-11-05 Study examines campaign to increase use of zinc to prevent childhood diarrhea 0 None
2009-11-04 Also in Global Health News: Childhood vaccines; USAID administrator; Pakistan polio fight; UNICEF fundraising; measles in India 0 None
2009-11-04 Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital offers behavioral testing for children 0 5
2009-11-04 GSK's malaria vaccine trial containing Antigenics’ Stimulon adjuvant enrolls more than 5,000 children 0 None
2009-11-04 Cost of ADHD clinical trials can be reduced by implementing Quotient ADHD System 0 None
2009-11-04 iNO therapy for respiratory failure in premature babies does not improve long-term outcomes 0 None
2009-11-04 Five-year old Pennsylvanian boy dies of H1N1 flu complications 0 None
2009-11-04 Guideline for newborn screening of preterm, low birth weight, sick and at-risk newborns published 0 1
2009-11-04 Maximum Potential's video-based ABA therapy program approved 0 None
2009-11-04 Study sheds light on the rise in childhood asthma in developed countries 0 None
2009-11-04 Enobia Pharma initiates study of bone-targeted enzyme replacement therapy for hypophosphatasia 0 None
2009-11-04 U.S. clinical trials show single dose of H1N1 vaccine protects pregnant women, children under 10 need two doses 0 None
2009-11-04 One out of every eight US births is preterm; March of Dimes calls for research to prevent preterm births 0 None
2009-11-04 The Children’s Hospital leads the charge against childhood obesity 0 None
2009-11-03 Children who drink full-fat milk every day have a lower BMI: Study 0 5
2009-11-03 AET completes real-time remote diagnosis of a newborn baby's heart murmur 0 None
2009-11-03 Vaccinating mothers against influeza during pregnancy prevents hospitalization in their infants 0 None
2009-11-03 Half of American children including 90% black children will use food stamps, says study 0 5
2009-11-03 Appropriate treatment for children with meniscal tears leads to high success rate: Study 0 None
2009-11-02 Shortage of Tamiflu in liquid form contributes to dosage errors 0 None
2009-11-02 Sanofi Pasteur presents Menactra vaccine safety data at the IDSA 0 None
2009-11-02 Global health organizations observe World Pneumonia Day; urge governments to take steps to fight pneumonia 0 None
2009-10-31 Four abstracts on RSV and influenza prevention in pediatric health to be presented 0 None
2009-10-31 Meeting to understand gastrointestinal problems in children with ASDs to be held 0 None
2009-10-30 New York Times examines debate over U.S. global health spending priorities 0 None
2009-10-30 130 million children to be immunised against pneumonia 0 None
2009-10-30 Most children visit hospitals with mild flu-like symptoms and fever 0 None
2009-10-29 Study looks at the impact of health insurance on the number of preventable deaths in the U.S. 0 None
2009-10-29 Initiative to help families face the challenges of parental depression and early childhood developmental delays 0 None
2009-10-29 Perioperative oral dietary supplements before elective surgery offers no functional benefit 0 None
2009-10-29 National study to prevent strokes in children and adolescents with sickle cell anemia 0 None
2009-10-29 Oral health-care tips for Halloween 0 5
2009-10-29 Iron-folic acid supplements during pregnancy can reduce offspring’s mortality rate 0 4
2009-10-29 Study links low maternal folate levels with attention-deficit/hyperactivity problems in children 0 None
2009-10-28 Child Neurology Foundation raises $30,000 during Infantile Spasms Awareness Week 0 None
2009-10-28 Gates Foundation praises U.S. global health investments, calls for 15-year goal of cutting child deaths worldwide by nearly half 0 None
2009-10-28 Nashboro Village Family Dental's initiative for childhood cancer 0 None
2009-10-28 SIDS America launches informative website about SIDS 0 4
2009-10-28 3M launches new Rapid Detection Respiratory Syncytial Virus Test 0 None
2009-10-28 Go Daddy is the title sponsor of JDRF "Walk to Cure Diabetes" 0 None
2009-10-28 Commit 2B Fit receives "Exemplary Practices in Childhood Obesity in Florida Award" 0 None
2009-10-28 Overseas and domestically adopted children have similar disability rates, says study 0 5
2009-10-28 EPA's guide provides vital information on child’s exposure to pollutants 0 4
2009-10-28 Vegetable intake during pregnancy can protect unborn child against diabetes 0 None
2009-10-28 Anxiety in pregnant women can impact babies' size and gestational age 0 None
2009-10-27 State watch: Uninsured kids in Dallas, Louisianna Medicaid rates cut, Massachusetts feeling squeezed 0 None
2009-10-27 New therapy for decreasing anxiety and improving psychological well-being in children 2 None
2009-10-27 First child with a surgically implanted artificial humerus doing well after a year 0 None
2009-10-27 Study shows gene therapy can restore vision to children with Leber congenital amaurosis 0 None
2009-10-27 Transcatheter valve may eliminate repeat surgeries in children with heart defects; multicenter study shows good outcomes 0 None
2009-10-26 AAO-PAAO meeting discusses tougher challenges of treating premature babies' vision 0 None
2009-10-26 Saving sight in premature babies: The past, present and future of ROP treatment 0 None
2009-10-26 Gene therapy may help improve congenital blindness in children 0 5
2009-10-26 Millions of children in the US suffer from suboptimal levels of vitamin D 0 None
2009-10-24 Bioethicist honored with March of Dimes Distinguished Lectureship in Perinatal Bioethics award 0 None
2009-10-24 Campaign to end pediatric HIV/AIDS launched in Africa 0 None
2009-10-23 Tips to prevent allergy during Halloween 0 None
2009-10-23 Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Repligen partner to develop a treatment for SMA 0 None
2009-10-23 Medtronic announces ONSET trial results of sensor-enhanced CSII in children 0 None
2009-10-23 News outlets examine challenges with expanding global child immunization campaigns 0 None
2009-10-22 More infants are being immunized but funding gap leaves millions of children still at risk 0 None
2009-10-22 Tips to protect children from lead poisoning 0 5
2009-10-22 Fluoride content in infant formulas can cause tooth discoloration 0 5
2009-10-22 Toolkit to help U.S. employers address the growing problem of childhood obesity 0 None
2009-10-22 Obesity prevention efforts in the El Paso region are effective, say researchers 0 None
2009-10-22 106m infants worldwide received vaccines last year, coverage gaps remain, report says 0 None
2009-10-21 Study on childhood risk factors for the development of future substance use disorders 0 None
2009-10-21 Duke Abdominal Assessment Scale can help predict NEC disease in newborns 0 None
2009-10-21 CCS is the largest funder of childhood and adolescent cancer research in the charitable sector 0 None
2009-10-21 Persistence of sucking habits increases risk of speech disorders in preschool children 0 None
2009-10-20 Children having accelerated bone growth at an increased risk of hypertension 0 None
2009-10-20 PCV vaccines can save the lives of millions of children 0 None
2009-10-20 Children restrained in belt-positioning booster seats less likely to get injured 0 None
2009-10-20 Day care center integrates diabetes care for children into its routine as part of ADA settlement 0 None
2009-10-20 AAP's initiative to address childhood asthma 0 3
2009-10-20 New technique to treat metabolic disorders in babies while still in the womb 0 5
2009-10-19 Children with history of diabetic ketoacidosis may have memory problems 0 None
2009-10-19 School-age children most vulnerable to malaria infection in Africa, study says 0 None
2009-10-19 Morgan Stanley's global initiative to reduce childhood malnutrition and save lives worldwide 0 None
2009-10-19 Parents are concerned about the overuse of prescription medications with their children: Survey 0 None
2009-10-19 Mothers receiving HAART less likely to transmit HIV virus to their newborns through breastfeeding 0 None
2009-10-19 Over 80 countries mark world handwashing day 0 None
2009-10-19 Multi-million dollar cooperative agreement for SMA drug development program 0 None
2009-10-18 Robotically assisted minimally invasive bladder reconstructive surgery on children performed 0 None
2009-10-15 NFL, NDC launch 'Fuel Up to Play 60' to tackle childhood obesity 0 None
2009-10-15 deVere and Partner's initiative to improve the lives of children in Switzerland and in UK 0 None
2009-10-15 25-year anniversary of the first neonatal cross-species heart transplantation to be celebrated 0 None
2009-10-15 Blocking folic acid action during early pregnancy leads to increased risk of abnormalities in growing baby 0 None
2009-10-14 Medications to reduce folic acid during pregnancy increase the risk of abnormalities in fetus 0 None
2009-10-14 Children with low birth weight are at a higher risk of developing asthma later in life, says study 0 None
2009-10-14 Household brands join to support the lifesaving work of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 0 None
2009-10-14 SCID infants who receive early bone marrow transplants are likely to have fewer complications 0 None
2009-10-14 National Vaccine Information Center to launch a research fundraising campaign 0 5
2009-10-14 Children's dental care gets boost in health reform plans 0 None
2009-10-14 Timely and individualized publicly funded therapy denied to children with autism 0 None
2009-10-13 Human milk oligosaccharides protect infants against infection 0 1
2009-10-13 International experts to present new diagnostic approaches and interventions for fetal conditions 0 None
2009-10-12 Majority of Americans agree that children should get good dental care and medical care 0 None
2009-10-12 Low birth weight children face higher risk of developing asthma later in life 0 None
2009-10-12 CNF launches new educational website centered on infantile spasms 0 None
2009-10-12 GetWell Town Interactive Patient Care system for children's hospitals 0 None
2009-10-12 Link between high fat diet during pregnancy and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in child discovered 0 None
2009-10-12 Caregivers do not make use of CPRSs as a part of their daily routine, says study 0 None
2009-10-12 Children can reduce their abdominal pain with guided imagery treatment 2 None
2009-10-12 Common myths about children's eye health and the medical reality behind them 0 5
2009-10-09 Riley Hospital for Children commences patient enrollment in clinical trial of cystic fibrosis drug 0 None
2009-10-09 20 million school-age children across 26 countries to be dewormed in 2009 0 None
2009-10-09 Ford Motor Company , United Auto Workers collaborate to support March of Dimes 0 4
2009-10-09 Hispanic children with brain tumors rarely get high-quality treatment than other children: Study 0 None
2009-10-09 Gluten-free diet leads to complete recovery of bone mineralization in CD affected children 0 None
2009-10-09 Children's access to health care poses significant health problem despite of health insurance coverage 0 None
2009-10-09 Study raises concerns on long-term consequences of neonatal caffeine administration on brain development 0 None
2009-10-09 New findings on genetic disorder may lead to better treatment of inflammatory bowel disease 0 None
2009-10-09 Countries make little progress in implementing life-saving techniques to treat children with diarrhea 0 None
2009-10-09 Children on Medicaid still face difficulty getting dental care 0 None
2009-10-08 Researchers reveal that H2 Blocker drugs pose no significant risks for the fetus 0 None
2009-10-08 Complications of otitis media: Evolving trends in children 0 None
2009-10-08 Providing right environment is crucial for preschoolers 0 None
2009-10-08 Study links improving air quality and fewer cases of cases of ear infections in children 0 None
2009-10-08 UNICEF issues progress report on protecting children 0 None
2009-10-08 Aflac raises $1.16 million through a grant campaign for pediatric cancer treatment 0 None
2009-10-07 Help Group Summit 2009 on autism, learning disabilities and ADHD 0 None
2009-10-07 Winners of the 2009 World of Children Award to be honored 0 None
2009-10-07 National public education campaign to protect children's teeth 0 None
2009-10-07 Rapid viral testing might benefit health systems 0 None
2009-10-07 U.S children exposed to more violence and abuse than has been previously recognized, says study 0 None
2009-10-07 Daily doses of imatinib mesylate double survival rates in Ph+ ALL affected children 0 None
2009-10-07 Research finds 50 million people vaccinated against zoonotic brain infection 0 None
2009-10-07 Call for new policies on access to biobanked children's DNA 0 None
2009-10-07 Late-onset sepsis in very low birth-weight newborns may be prevented with supplemental milk protein 0 None
2009-10-07 Vaccination can lower the risks of allergy in children 0 None
2009-10-07 NIDCR announces research and technology grants to support new Facebase Consortium 0 None
2009-10-07 Liquorice consumption linked to shorter pregnancies and adverse affect on child's intelligence and behaviour 0 None
2009-10-06 Hepatitis B Foundation calls for consistent monitoring and referral of HBV infected children 1 None
2009-10-06 Kennedy Krieger Institute announces the results of largest ever twin study of ASDs 1 None
2009-10-06 Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy causes sudden cardiac death in children and young adults 1 None
2009-10-06 IAN Project launches the Grandparents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Survey 0 None
2009-10-06 Children rally for improved education and funding for food allergies 0 None
2009-10-06 More than 1 million babies worldwide born prematurely die in first month, Study says 0 None
2009-10-06 Adverse childhood experiences double the risk of premature death 0 None
2009-10-05 $40B needed to 'dramatically' reduce millions of child deaths annually, report says 0 None
2009-10-05 Baxter launches HYLENEX recombinant for pediatric rehydration at the 2009 ACEP 0 None
2009-10-05 Preterm birth rate continues to rise 0 3
2009-10-05 Radiofrequency-tonsillotomy: Effective method for treating children with enlarged tonsils 0 None
2009-10-05 Nationwide Children's Hospital study on burn injuries in kids 0 None
2009-10-05 Second annual Hispanic Radiothon to help children with cancer and other deadly diseases 0 None
2009-10-05 Study reveals that most patients in an inner city pediatric voice clinic suffer from hoarseness 0 None
2009-10-05 Burns: A common cause of pediatric injury 0 None
2009-10-03 Household food insecurity contributes to overweight in children 0 None
2009-10-03 MABIDA encourages parents and caregivers to understand warning signs for dyslexia 0 None
2009-10-03 Vaccinate children with H1N1 flu vaccine to control swine flu: UAB 0 None
2009-10-03 Preterm infants receiving leg movement training display feet-reaching behaviors, says study 0 None
2009-10-03 Breast milk should not be stored and fed later 2 4.3
2009-10-03 BMI training course launched by Anthem Blue Cross to tackle childhood obesity 1 None
2009-10-03 $1 million grant to expand health insurance coverage to uninsured children 0 None
2009-10-01 New global campaign aims to reduce child mortality 0 None
2009-10-01 CSIRO launches wellbeing plan for kids 0 None
2009-10-01 NAACP endorses optometric vision therapy at its 100th Anniversary Convention 0 None
2009-10-01 Treating mothers for mild gestational diabetes reduces infant deaths and birth-related complications 0 None
2009-10-01 Most American children don't see their family dentist until they are 2 years old, reveals survey 0 None
2009-10-01 Treatment of gestational diabetes benefits both infant and mother 0 None
2009-10-01 Fetal exposure to H1N1 flu can increase risk of heart disease 0 None
2009-10-01 Study reveals that training pediatricians will help reduce early childhood cavities 0 None
2009-10-01 HHS announces grants to help them find eligible uninsured children for Medicaid or CHIP 0 None
2009-10-01 ORBIS' Childhood Blindness Initiative aims to develop 50 pediatric ophthalmology centers across India 0 None
2009-10-01 New research shows link between maternal tobacco use and psychotic symptoms 0 None
2009-10-01 Antidepressant amitriptyline works just as well as placebo for children with gastrointestinal disorders 0 2
2009-09-30 Phase III clinical trial results demonstrate effectiveness of spinosad suspension 0 None
2009-09-30 Genetic factors play an important role in the development of type 1 diabetes 0 None
2009-09-30 New research may enhance the treatment for blood cancer in children 0 1
2009-09-29 Sciele Pharma files NDA for glycopyrrolate oral solution 0 None
2009-09-29 Benefits and harms of screening infants for hyperbilirubinemia still unclear 0 None
2009-09-29 International Medica Foundation sponsors rotavirus vaccine trial in Ghana 0 None
2009-09-28 Diabetic hypoglycemia remains a critical concern in young patients 0 None
2009-09-28 AET-GPB educate Americans on the risks of childhood obesity 0 None
2009-09-28 Child health experts to gather in Italy for Excellence in Paediatrics conference 0 None
2009-09-28 Physicians should implement new measures while diagnosing prenatal Down syndrome 0 None
2009-09-28 Universal bilirubin screening can reduce jaundice incidence in newborns 0 None
2009-09-27 Researchers measure the brain activity in infants 0 None
2009-09-26 AETNA's nutrition program to counter childhood obesity 0 None
2009-09-26 Intervention program helps children live healthier lives: Study 0 None
2009-09-26 Research study sheds light on mechanisms of pain alteration in infancy and adolescence 0 None
2009-09-25 Recent releases in Global Health 0 None
2009-09-25 Children exposed to pesticides more susceptible to chilhood leukemia 0 5
2009-09-25 Children with minimal change nephrotic syndrome can be treated with prednisone 0 4.5
2009-09-25 Only 40% of parents will get their child vaccinated against H1N1? 0 None
2009-09-25 Severe plagiocephaly in babies can lead to ear infections 0 5
2009-09-24 HSA: Cutting autism support by $3 million is not good for kids 1 5
2009-09-24 Online portal for parents of children with disabilities 0 None
2009-09-23 Family dinners can make a difference in children's lives 0 None
2009-09-23 Casa Herbalife program launched in Croatia 0 None
2009-09-23 Obesity can increase cancer incidence in leukemic children 0 3
2009-09-22 U.S. FDA bans flavored cigarettes 4 1
2009-09-22 New device for identifying eye conditions in infants 0 5
2009-09-22 Results from a trial testing a 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in children look promising 0 5
2009-09-22 Lundbeck offers Sabril for treating children with infantile spasms in the U.S. 0 5
2009-09-22 FDA announces grants to address unmet pediatric device needs 0 None
2009-09-21 Seven-year program launched to combat maternal, infant mortality in the Philippines 0 None
2009-09-21 NIDDK grants HealthPartners Research Foundation $7.3M to study childhood obesity 0 None
2009-09-21 Children’s Health Network acquired by MEDNAX 0 None
2009-09-18 Two-day forum addresses maternal, child mortality in Asia-Pacific region 0 None
2009-09-17 Cepacol introduces instant pain relief tablets for children with sore throats 0 None
2009-09-17 DNage's observational study assesses natural progression of CS in children 0 5
2009-09-17 IPTi tool with SP medicine helps prevent malaria in African infants 0 5
2009-09-17 Protein kinase Erk3 plays a critical role in intrauterine growth and lung maturation 0 None
2009-09-17 H1N1 influenza prevention campaign launched 0 None
2009-09-16 Nutrition and exercise program for children 0 None
2009-09-16 Color-coded BMI charts help easy analysis of child's weight 0 None
2009-09-16 Newborn screening website to support quality health care for children 0 None
2009-09-15 Hyperion enrolls first patient in HPN-100 investigational compound clinical trial 0 None
2009-09-15 HFSA meeting highlights increased risk of heart failure among childhood cancer survivors 0 None
2009-09-15 DHA improves cognitive skills in children 0 None
2009-09-15 Cell Therapeutics submits Pediatric Investigation Plan to EMEA for pixantrone 0 None
2009-09-15 38 states and Puerto Rico to receive HHS grant for increasing adoptions 0 None
2009-09-15 Children with microcephaly should be screened for neurologic and cognitive problems, says guideline 0 5
2009-09-15 Survey of American children's oral health released 0 None
2009-09-14 Report urges world leaders to expand access to free health care in developing countries 0 None
2009-09-14 Early vaccination minimizes the risk of damage by potentially harmful infections 0 None
2009-09-14 Communities can make an impact on childhood obesity rates 0 None
2009-09-14 Acid reflux in children is often overlooked: Director of PAGER Association 0 None
2009-09-14 Prevention and treatment of pneumonia are critical to reducing child mortality 0 None
2009-09-11 Children with larger waists are more at risk of developing cardiovascular disease later in life 0 None
2009-09-11 Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children to benefit from marathon event 0 None
2009-09-11 HHS, Ad Council and Warner Bros unite to address childhood obesity 0 None
2009-09-11 New World Health Organization data emphasizes on two leading causes of pneumonia 0 None
2009-09-11 Children's Hospital to determine optimal duration of antimicrobial treatment for UTIs 0 None
2009-09-11 Under-five mortality rate continues to decline 1 4
2009-09-11 Low self-esteem in children may lead to adult obesity 0 None
2009-09-10 TrKA and CCM2 combination results in pediatric tumour regression 0 4
2009-09-10 The first CardioGraft patch with MatrACELL technology implant performed 0 None
2009-09-10 Human neural stem cells to treat Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease 0 None
2009-09-10 Heavy school bags can cause back and spine injuries 0 None
2009-09-10 Polio vaccination resumes in Pakistan's Swat Valley 0 None
2009-09-10 Childrens' cognitive development could be impacted due to undetected vision problems: Study 0 None
2009-09-10 Federal contract awarded to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to study use of antibiotics in children 0 None
2009-09-09 launched by ParaPRO 2 None
2009-09-09 Campaign launched to tackle childhood obesity 0 None
2009-09-09 School bullying and violence prevention programs 0 None
2009-09-09 PacifiCord and Milkalicious to sponsor a debate on pediatric vaccines 0 None
2009-09-09 Lack of physical activity is linked to childhood obesity 0 3.5
2009-09-09 Philadelphia MCAN project as model for managing childhood asthma and reducing H1N1 risk 0 None
2009-09-08 Major advance in understanding Friedreich's ataxia 0 3.7
2009-09-08 Perkinelmer acquires Indian genetic screening laboratory 0 None
2009-09-08 Contraband cigarettes undermine tobacco-prevention strategies 1 None
2009-09-08 Chronic pediatric cough linked to reflux and allergies 0 None
2009-09-08 Brainwave opens a new facility in Birchwood 0 None
2009-09-08 Benefits of early exposure to daycare not sustainable 0 None
2009-09-07 Practitioners struggle to effectively manage child obesity 0 None
2009-09-07 Better health system needed to identify and manage childhood obesity 0 None
2009-09-05 Angiotensin II receptors not detectable in pregnant or preeclamptic women 0 None
2009-09-05 Aflac Ford Fusion to sport 13-year-old cancer patient's paint scheme 0 None
2009-09-05 Alcohol is harmful for unborn babies 0 None
2009-09-04 Researchers discover the causes for the severity of RSV illness 0 None
2009-09-04 Solution for fecal incontinence in children 0 3.7
2009-09-04 The 2009 Heart and Stroke Foundation Report on health of Ontario's kids 0 None
2009-09-04 Google's Director of Technology commits $5M to the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation's children's hospital 0 None
2009-09-04 StemCells’ novel neuroprotective approach for treating neurodegenerative diseases 0 None
2009-09-04 Dentists recommend healthy foods for children’s oral hygiene 0 None
2009-09-03 CDC recommends routine health examintion for all school-age children 0 None
2009-09-03 Pfizer pleads guilty of defrauding Medicare, Medicaid and other government-funded health care programs 1 None
2009-09-03 Green to Grow calls for support of the California Toxics-Free Babies and Toddlers Act 0 None
2009-09-03 CCEI offers courses that address the needs of infant safety in a child care setting 0 None
2009-09-03 Volvo Cars and ALSF support families affected by pediatric cancer 0 None
2009-09-03 Accuracy of the LENA Autism Screen increased 0 4
2009-09-03 Insecticide-treated bed nets prevent infant deaths from malaria 0 None
2009-09-03 Vitamin C deficiency may impair mental development in newborn babies 0 None
2009-09-02 Antibiotic used to treat trachoma reduces child mortality in Ethiopia, study finds 0 None
2009-09-02 Tips to prevent tooth decay in children 0 3.5
2009-09-02 Research on Ewing's sarcoma could lead to drugs for patients who do not respond to chemotherapy 0 None
2009-09-02 HAPPYBABY guide for new and expectant parents focuses on green parenting 0 None
2009-09-02 Research reveals that dramatic maternal weight loss prevents obesity in their children 2 None
2009-09-02 Children's Hospital Oakland converts to Masimo Rainbow SET Pulse CO-Oximetry technology 0 None
2009-09-02 Pathogenic microbes can suppress immune system in newborns 0 2.5
2009-09-02 Patient enrollment completed for the Berlin Heart EXCOR Pediatric IDE clinical study 0 None
2009-09-02 Report from health experts recommends several strategies to reduce childhood obesity 0 None
2009-09-02 Ground breaking surgery leaves no unsightly scar 0 None
2009-09-02 Young children need to be supervised while in showers and bathtubs: American Academy of Pediatrics 0 None
2009-09-02 Michigan newborn blood spot data to help understand causes of celebral palsy 0 None
2009-09-02 Eye disease medication lowers death rate among Ethiopian children 0 None
2009-09-01 Children suffering from chronic headache may outgrow the condition 0 None
2009-09-01 Circulating endothelial cells play a fundamental role in the development of cancer in children 0 None
2009-09-01 St. Baldrick’s Foundation to organize fund raiser for childhood cancer research 0 None
2009-08-31 Research reveals the reason why some patients with Ewing's sarcoma do not respond to chemotherapy 0 None
2009-08-31 FDA approves the usage of Valcyte for preventing CMV disease in pediatric patients 0 None
2009-08-29 Pressure on G20 leader to tax financial transactions for aid money intensifies 0 None
2009-08-29 "Africa is mismanaging water resources," scientists say at conference; BBC examines effect of Kenya's drought on kids 0 None
2009-08-29 Health experts appeal for vaccines to be added to national immunization programs 0 None
2009-08-28 Genetic variants on chromosome 9q may influence asthma development in Mexican children 0 None
2009-08-28 Philips launches a new power toothbrush for kids 0 None
2009-08-28 IBM announces expansion of service program in Africa 0 None
2009-08-28 CRi's Oosight imaging system used for developing a gene transfer technique to prevent inherited diseases 0 None
2009-08-27 Rutgers University Professor receives $3.5 million MERIT Award from NIH 0 None
2009-08-27 Trident(R) donates proceeds for children's oral health 0 None
2009-08-27 Standard Reference Material for determining essential nutrient concentration in infant and adult nutritional formula 0 None
2009-08-26 CP Family Network's guide helps parents find resouces for their children with Cerebral Palsy 0 None
2009-08-26 Welfare reforms improve quality of life for single mothers and their children 0 None
2009-08-26 Importance of access to oral health care emphasized 0 None
2009-08-26 Sabril (vigabatrin) Oral Solution receives approval from FDA 0 None
2009-08-26 Masimo SET pulse oximetry technology implemented in Childrens Hospital Los Angeles 0 None
2009-08-26 Mutations of gene regulators can result in growth disorders 0 None
2009-08-26 Hiberix receives accelerated approval from FDA to overcome nationwide shortage 0 None
2009-08-26 New needle-free injector system for administering human growth hormone launched by Teva 0 None
2009-08-25 A new therapy for treating gastro-oesophageal reflux in babies 0 None
2009-08-25 PediaVision device to detect eye disorders in autistic children 0 None
2009-08-25 Research reveals the life-long detrimental impact of maternal smoking during pregnancy 0 None
2009-08-25 Smokers may exacerbate malnutrition in developing countries, study finds 0 None
2009-08-25 UCB and sanofi-aventis U.S. receive FDA's approval for XYZAL to treat allergies in children 0 4.5
2009-08-24 Increased expenditure on tobacco products leads to poorer nutrition for children 0 5
2009-08-23 WHO recommends against using homeopathic treatments for HIV, TB, malaria, influenza, infant diarrhea 0 5
2009-08-21 Bronchial asthma screening procedure for preschoolers still unreliable 0 2
2009-08-21 Expectant mothers cautioned against using home fetal Doppler devices 0 None
2009-08-20 Study reveals long term benefits of swimming for children with asthma 0 None
2009-08-20 Diarrhea remains second leading cause of death among children, despite effective interventions 1 None
2009-08-20 Childhood vaccination awareness campaign intensified by COSHAR Foundation 0 None
2009-08-20 Covering Kids & Families Michigan campaign aims to enroll 50,000 children in healthcare coverage plans 0 None
2009-08-19 Dental neglect may indicate wider child neglect and abuse 0 None
2009-08-18 Toy manufacturers need to urgently review their safety tests say scientists 0 None
2009-08-18 1 in 4 children between 11-16 report having sex 3 2.2
2009-08-17 Mandatory folic acid fortification may be unnecessary 0 None
2009-08-17 New guidance on novel H1N1 influenza for K-12 schools 0 None
2009-08-17 Children, adolescents and headache 0 None
2009-08-17 Infant sleep environments depicted in magazines targeted to women of childbearing age 0 None
2009-08-17 Mother's immune system may block fetal treatments for blood diseases 0 None
2009-08-13 Building a comprehensive child vision care system 0 None
2009-08-12 Children with newly diagnosed epilepsy at risk for cognitive problems 0 None
2009-08-12 Massage therapy eases sickle cell disease pain in children 0 None
2009-08-12 Research looks at drop in delivery-related rate of death for infants born at term 0 None
2009-08-12 New treatment for oxygen-starved newborns 0 None
2009-08-11 High school PE teachers say health-related fitness is primary focus of their programs 1 None
2009-08-11 Children of deployed parents at greater risk for psychosocial problems 0 None
2009-08-11 New method for neonatal icus reduces infection and lung distress in preemies 0 None
2009-08-11 Childhood cancer survivors treated with radiation may have an increased risk of diabetes 0 None
2009-08-10 Seizures during pregnancy linked to pre-term, small or low-birth-weight babies 0 None
2009-08-10 Obesity No. 1 concern for children in the United States 0 None
2009-08-10 Virtual heart surgery helps plan child's surgery 0 None
2009-08-10 Low inhibitory control and restrictive feeding practices predict weight outcomes 0 None
2009-08-10 Innovative projects addressing childhood obesity 0 None
2009-08-10 Zara's Center at Bulawayo provides relief to AIDS orphaned children 0 None
2009-08-09 Psychology of weight regulation - eating, exercise, and body image 0 None
2009-08-09 Parents still lack H1N1 information from schools, according to Red Cross poll 0 None
2009-08-09 Time examines how zinc supplements may help save children worldwide 0 None
2009-08-09 Kids who drink heavily more likely to engage in heavy smoking 0 None
2009-08-07 Updated Federal Guidelines for 2009 H1N1 influenza in schools 0 None
2009-08-07 The prediction, from infancy, of adult IQ and achievement 0 None
2009-08-06 Warning signs of hearing loss in kids 0 None
2009-08-04 Children's Autonomy and responsibility: an analysis of childrearing advice 0 None
2009-08-04 Guardian examines U.K. offer to help provide free healthcare in 'world's poorest countries' 0 None
2009-08-04 Depression among preschoolers - may continue into childhood 0 None
2009-08-04 Accidental childhood poisonings mostly due to medicines 0 None
2009-08-03 Parents fear medical errors when children in hospital 0 None
2009-08-03 Friendship influences eating behavior, particularly when friends are overweight 1 None
2009-08-03 Insurance and a medical provider is not enough to improve asthma control 0 None
2009-08-03 After-school programs are an important contributor to children's physical activity 0 None
2009-08-03 For struggling single mothers, 3-generation households better than 2 0 None
2009-08-03 Exercise offers many benefits during pregnancy 0 None
2009-08-03 Number of uninsured California kids may double 0 None
2009-08-03 Breastfeeding can save 1.3 million children annually, WHO says 0 None
2009-08-03 Nigeria, UNICEF launch first national child health week 0 None
2009-08-03 Sibling risk of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and adenotonsillar hypertrophy 1 None
2009-08-03 Seven out of ten U.S. children low in vitamin D 0 None
2009-07-31 Ethical ramifications of H1N1 vaccine priority groups 2 None
2009-07-31 U.N. program has little effect in reducing deaths among children in Bangladesh, study finds 0 None
2009-07-30 Expanded testing reveals 2000 percent increase in number of HIV-positive Indian children 0 None
2009-07-29 Efforts underway in Namibia to treat pediatric HIV 0 None
2009-07-29 Overconfident students are often below-average readers, according to new study 0 None
2009-07-28 Plenty of dairy foods in childhood may mean a longer life 0 None
2009-07-28 Being active at age 5 helps kids stay lean as they age 0 None
2009-07-28 Anesthesia not harmful for babies during birth process 0 None
2009-07-27 Obesity expert says rates of severe childhood obesity have tripled 1 None
2009-07-27 New system may allow use of xenon to protect newborn brain 0 None
2009-07-24 Cause of colic 0 None
2009-07-22 Active children sleep better 0 None
2009-07-21 Child’s IQ can be affected by mother’s exposure to urban air pollutants 0 None
2009-07-20 Babies and toddlers have double the risk of head injuries 0 None
2009-07-20 What happens in the womb dictates how well a child does at school 0 5
2009-07-17 Depression and stress worsen childhood asthma 0 None
2009-07-16 Parents more conscious of overweight girls than overweight boys 0 None
2009-07-15 Many Australian parents oblivious to the fact their children are overweight 0 None
2009-07-15 Iowa lawmakers discuss reform and increased coverage for children 0 None
2009-07-14 Researchers design textile load limiter for child seat belt systems 0 None
2009-07-14 Was SIDS the cause of infant deaths even 150 years ago? 0 None
2009-07-13 Bath time a risky business for young children 0 None
2009-07-13 Making the difficult task of transporting a child with special needs safer 0 None
2009-07-13 Poor families often targets for child protection departments 0 None
2009-07-12 Stress and depression worsen childhood asthma 0 None
2009-07-09 World Food Programme appeals for $23 million to help Yemenis women and children 0 None
2009-07-09 Ethicists urge inclusion of pregnant women in Federal child-health study 0 None
2009-07-07 Heart medication errors too frequent in children 0 3.5
2009-07-07 Iron supplements for preventing or treating anemia among children in malaria-endemic areas 0 None
2009-07-07 New strategies to improve treatment and prevent heart failure in children 0 1
2009-07-07 $40 million made available for children's health care enrollment efforts 0 None
2009-07-06 Phthalates may play a role in pre-term births 0 None
2009-07-06 Research pinpoints difference in the way children with autism learn new behaviors 0 None
2009-07-06 Research reveals that sick children do not always have their pain-relief needs met 0 None
2009-07-06 How is sexual conflict over parental care resolved? 0 None
2009-07-05 Whooping cough epidemic on North Coast of New South Wales 2 None
2009-07-02 Brain malformations significantly associated with preterm birth 0 None
2009-06-30 Breast milk ingredient protects babies' intestines 0 None
2009-06-30 MedImmune funds study on RSV disease among premature infants 0 5
2009-06-29 Placebo effects in caregivers may change behavior of children with ADHD 0 5
2009-06-29 Vitamin A supplements can reduce malaria cases in children by one-third, study finds 0 None
2009-06-28 Inhaled growth hormone safe for children deficient in this key protein 0 3
2009-06-24 Forget swine flu - whooping cough far more of a worry! 0 5
2009-06-23 Children in Afghanistan suffering from post traumatic stress 3 5
2009-06-21 German children getting taller 0 None
2009-06-18 Some parents misdiagnosing milk formula intolerance 0 5
2009-06-18 Study shows school-based prevention program reduces problem behaviors in fifth-graders 0 None
2009-06-18 Recession and budget cuts hit children especially hard 0 None
2009-06-18 Africa marks “Day of the African Child” 0 None
2009-06-17 Targeting children may be an effective use of limited supplies of flu vaccine 0 None
2009-06-17 Parents ask lawmakers to keep kids in mind during reform debate 0 None
2009-06-17 Groups mark day of “The African Child”, highlight improvement in children's survival, work to be done 0 None
2009-06-11 Study finds childhood obesity increases early signs of cardiovascular disease 0 5
2009-06-09 WHO, UNICEF say vitamin A, deworming interventions safe, in response to alleged deaths, sickness in Bangladesh 0 None
2009-06-09 Researchers find early signs of diabetes in healthy children as young as seven 0 1
2009-06-09 International health experts to discuss environmental effects on children's health 0 None
2009-06-09 Link found between napping, hyperactivity, depression and anxiety in young children 0 5
2009-06-09 Increase in diabetes among Canadian children 0 None
2009-06-08 Top psychologist says mobile phones will turn kids into 'zombies' 0 4.5
2009-06-05 WHO recommends worldwide use of rotavirus vaccine for children 0 None
2009-06-04 Combination of interventions could reduce childhood pneumonia deaths by 90%, study says 0 None
2009-06-03 Imaginary friends help children learn 0 5
2009-06-02 Childhood health disparities can have life-long health effects 0 None
2009-06-02 Easier access to media by children increases risk for influence on numerous health issues 0 None
2009-06-02 Report identifies early childhood conditions that lead to adult health disparities 0 None
2009-06-02 The Simpsons TV show promotes smoking 0 4
2009-06-01 Simple measures could reduce child mortality from pneumonia 0 5
2009-06-01 FDA antidepressant warnings led to unintended changes in depression diagnosis 0 None
2009-06-01 Language use decreases in young children and caregivers when TV is on 0 4
2009-06-01 17 million U.S. children live over an hour away from a pediatric trauma center 0 None
2009-06-01 Junk food diet influences mental health in young people 0 2
2009-06-01 Sleep disordered breathing in children in a general population sample: prevalence and risk factors 0 None
2009-06-01 When parents have anxiety disorders, children need help too 0 5
2009-06-01 Taiwan aims to boost fertility rates 0 None
2009-05-31 Texas Senate passes CHIP expansion bill, avoiding legislative backlog, deadlines 0 None
2009-05-28 Low birth weight linked to psychosis-like symptoms 0 None
2009-05-27 Exposure to interparental violence increases likelihood of mental health problems in later life 0 None
2009-05-27 Few food adverts during children's TV are likely to be banned under new regulations 0 None
2009-05-27 Music played to premature babies may help to reduce their pain and improve feeding habits 0 None
2009-05-27 Research assesses the benefits of different ways of treating tooth decay in children 0 2.5
2009-05-26 Strict maternal control over eating habits not linked to child weight gain 0 5
2009-05-26 Poor attention in kindergarten predicts lower high school test scores 0 4
2009-05-26 Private well water should be tested yearly to reduce health risks to children 0 None
2009-05-26 Unvaccinated children 23 times more likely to get infected with whooping cough 0 None
2009-05-26 New easier way to identify kids' high blood pressure 0 2
2009-05-25 Inositol protects against the development of neural tube defects 0 3
2009-05-24 Pedometers - a great way to tackle obesity in the young! 0 None
2009-05-22 Life is tough for IVF twins early on 0 None
2009-05-22 Parent’s trust in doctor is key for black asthmatic children 0 None
2009-05-22 Iowa Gov. signs bill that extends health insurance coverage to more children 0 None
2009-05-21 New insights into mental health problems in Pakistan 1 5
2009-05-21 Telemedicine may improve care for school children with diabetes 0 None
2009-05-20 Siblings of cancer victims often feel left out 0 None
2009-05-19 Smoking during pregnancy increases likelihood offspring will smoke 0 None
2009-05-19 Exposure to tobacco smoke early in life may lead to emphysema later on 0 None
2009-05-19 Obese mothers, asthmatic kids 0 None
2009-05-18 America’s epidemic of children with type 2 diabetes 0 3.3
2009-05-18 School children don't want to go to the toilet 0 4
2009-05-15 Public hearing examines issues faced by children in Thailand, including HIV/AIDS, lack of sex education 0 5
2009-05-15 Stress may indeed be a direct contributor to childhood obesity. 0 None
2009-05-15 Family-based prevention program helps teens override a gene linked to risky behavior 0 None
2009-05-14 Endorphins, personality, and inheritance 0 None
2009-05-14 Parents and teachers have more influence than peers 0 3.5
2009-05-13 Texas Democrats trying to pass Medicaid enrollment extension before June 1 deadline 0 None
2009-05-13 Traumatic brain injury haunts children for years 0 None
2009-05-12 New Centre to target health and well being of children and young people 0 None
2009-05-11 Study finds child booster car seats not being used appropriately 0 None
2009-05-07 Children's activity levels not influenced by more PE time in school 0 None
2009-05-06 Study looks at mental health effects of perceived racism among young children 0 None
2009-05-06 Children vulnerable to toxic effects of camphor-containing products 0 4.5
2009-05-06 Research shows right from the beginning babies are active learners 0 None
2009-05-06 Children's early reading experience critical to development of lifelong reading skills 0 3
2009-05-05 Asthma coaching can reduce hospitalizations in some children 0 None
2009-05-05 Children's characteristics may determine response to inhaled corticosteroid therapy for asthma 0 None
2009-05-05 Researchers examine factors that contribute to children missing immunization visits 0 None
2009-05-05 Even mildly premature infants have increased risk of medically attended respiratory syncytial virus infection 0 5
2009-05-05 Adults important in reducing tobacco use among young people 0 None
2009-05-04 Childhood vaccination in 21st century faces multiple challenges that threaten success 0 None
2009-05-04 Iron deficiency in womb may delay auditory nervous system in preemies 0 None
2009-05-04 Kids with high blood pressure more likely to have learning/attention problems 0 None
2009-05-04 Cigarette smoke exposure may lower levels of antioxidants in kids 0 None
2009-05-04 Children bullied at school more likely to develop psychotic-like symptoms 0 5
2009-05-04 A link found between childhood obesity and allergies 0 None
2009-05-04 Younger children exposed to content intended for adults in TV and movies may become sexually active earlier in life 0 5
2009-05-04 Obese kids significantly more likely to have lower body injuries 0 None
2009-05-03 Recent initiatives in global health make progress against child deaths 0 None
2009-04-30 Young children think gender-related behavior is inborn 0 None
2009-04-30 Why are some young victims of domestic violence resilient? 0 None
2009-04-27 Racial and ethnic discrimination and their effect on mental health in children 0 None
2009-04-27 Good sleep patterns among children important in preventing behavioral symptoms 0 None
2009-04-27 Dentist designs new quick release child safety seat 1 5
2009-04-27 Safely transporting a preterm or low birth weight infant 0 None
2009-04-26 UK cases of bacterial meningitis in children at a record low 0 None
2009-04-26 Long-term complications for children fed with melamine contaminated products 0 None
2009-04-26 Four babies out of every 1,000 born in Australia suffering from serious drug withdrawal symptoms 0 4
2009-04-26 Anxious children often poor sleepers, especially in term time 0 None
2009-04-23 Why do breast-fed babies grow slower? 0 4
2009-04-23 Call for better provision for disabled children 0 None
2009-04-23 Treating mental disorders in children cost $8.9 billion in 2006 0 None
2009-04-22 Many teens who smoke marijuana use it as a medication, not as a means of getting high 0 None
2009-04-22 Hard evidence for SIDS babies 0 None
2009-04-22 Children who witness violence show symptoms of post-traumatic stress 0 5
2009-04-22 Study finds link between a mother's height and the health of her children 0 None
2009-04-22 Children resuscitated at birth at risk for lower IQs 0 None
2009-04-22 Rifampin kinetics poor in children 0 None
2009-04-20 8.5 percent of youth gamers addicted to video games 0 5
2009-04-20 Low lead levels in children can affect cardiovascular responses to stress 0 None
2009-04-20 Children as young as five with life threatening anorexia 0 5
2009-04-16 Canadian study finds immigrant women may be at greater risk of having a baby with a birth defect 0 None
2009-04-16 Enforcing bans on cigarette sales to kids reduces youth smoking 0 None
2009-04-15 Mehamphetamine use during pregnancy causes abnormal brain development in children 0 None
2009-04-15 Valproate exposure during pregnancy can impair a child's cognitive development 0 None
2009-04-14 No evidence to support practice of extracting baby canine teeth 0 None
2009-04-13 Screening to help prevent stroke in kids increases, but limited access a problem 0 None
2009-04-13 Baby's first dreams 0 None
2009-04-13 Vitamin E during pregnancy puts babies at risk of heart defects 1 None
2009-04-12 Sharp increase in hospital admissions for children's dental care 0 None
2009-04-12 Tips to maintain a safe environment for children in home with pets 0 None
2009-04-09 Children can add problems and stress to a marriage 0 5
2009-04-09 Youth as young as 12 engaging in risky sexual activity 0 None
2009-04-08 Teasing can be a positive experience for children 0 None
2009-04-08 Review of underage drinking laws in U.S. 0 None
2009-04-08 Two major obesity studies involve kids, teens and their families 0 None
2009-04-08 Classroom-based intervention reduces children's viewing of violent TV 0 None
2009-04-08 Digital photo album puts focus on kids' health 0 None
2009-04-08 New over-the-counter pediatric toothpaste helps re-harden softened enamel 0 None
2009-04-07 Diarrhoea treatment fails to reach the poorest children 0 None
2009-04-07 New, simple method identifies preterm infants at risk of eye disease 0 None
2009-04-06 Replacing sugar-sweetened beverages with water reduces excess calorie consumption in kids 0 None
2009-04-06 Childhood obesity prevalence differs among racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. 0 None
2009-04-06 Children with problems regulating their behavior more likely to become overweight preteens 0 None
2009-04-06 Children with low self-control more likely to become overweight preteens 0 None
2009-04-06 Complementary and alternative medicines can be safe, effective for kids 0 4
2009-04-06 Ohio forum addresses racial health disparities among children 0 None
2009-04-06 Chemical used to make fireworks found in powdered baby milk 0 5
2009-04-06 Maternal smoking impairs a baby's ability to respond to external stimuli 0 None
2009-04-06 Maternal personality traits affects child's eating habits 0 4
2009-04-05 Perchlorate found in powdered baby formula 1 None
2009-04-05 Does the stress of being a parent lead to decay in children's teeth? 0 None
2009-04-02 Molecular test for cancer relapse in UK children 0 None
2009-04-02 Multiple childhood maltreatments lead to underage binge drinking 0 None
2009-04-01 Simple test detects early evidence of amblyopia in infants too young for conventional vision testing 0 2
2009-04-01 Comprehensive eye disease study among urban pre-schoolers 0 None
2009-04-01 Study on Haitian children shows poor diet contribute to gum disease 0 None
2009-04-01 Research looks at educational effects of childhood cancers 0 None
2009-04-01 Explanation for poor infant immune response to certain vaccines 0 None
2009-04-01 Maternal smoking replaces stomach sleeping as the greatest modifiable risk factor for SIDS 0 4
2009-04-01 Haemofiltration significantly reduces ECMO duration in newborns 0 None
2009-04-01 Childhood hearing loss more prevalent among Hispanic-American, low-income households 0 None
2009-04-01 Babies born to stressed or depressed mothers more likely to have sleep issues 0 None
2009-04-01 Exercise may improve kid's attention span 0 None
2009-04-01 Male baby comes with more risks than females 0 None
2009-03-31 St. Petersburg Times examines decline in antipsychotic drug prescriptions for Florida children 0 None
2009-03-30 Time of conception linked to birth defects in U.S. 0 None
2009-03-30 Childhood obesity may begin in early infancy 0 None
2009-03-29 Don't hold back: five is the right age to start school 1 3
2009-03-29 Genetic variations may determine lung function and susceptibility to maternal smoking 0 None
2009-03-29 Mutations in a gene may stunt lung development in children 0 None
2009-03-24 Link discovered between anesthesia exposure and learning disabilities in children 0 None
2009-03-24 Research provides new perspective on the way kids think 0 5
2009-03-23 Early epilepsy surgery may have a positive impact on babies' brain development 0 None
2009-03-23 Jaundice an unreliable method of predicting the baby's risk of hyperbilirubinemia 0 None
2009-03-23 Iowa Senate approves bill to expand health insurance to more children 0 None
2009-03-22 One in five children have eczema 0 None
2009-03-20 Many parents do not recognize their child as at risk for overweight 0 None
2009-03-20 Hospital newborn child practices strongly impact breastfeeding rates 0 None
2009-03-20 Longer bouts of exercise help prevent childhood obesity 0 None
2009-03-20 Fetal alcohol syndrome testing expands 0 None
2009-03-17 Medical costs for one premature baby could cover a dozen healthy births 0 None
2009-03-16 Combing through a child's wet hair more accurate than visual inspection for identifying active head lice infestation 0 None
2009-03-16 President Obama's insurance for children - shouldn't we at least talk about it?" 0 None
2009-03-16 Research shows strong links between mothers' diets and the health of their children 0 None
2009-03-16 Music lessons help children improve reading skills 0 None
2009-03-15 Children can complete treatment for peanut allergies and achieve long-term tolerance 0 None
2009-03-15 Following the crowd starts very early on, around preschool age 0 5
2009-03-12 Survey explores medical care for children with autism using CAM treatments 0 None
2009-03-11 Children born extremely prematurely at greater of learning difficulties by age 11 0 None
2009-03-11 Therapy through art 0 None
2009-03-11 Perinatal environment influences aggression in children 0 None
2009-03-11 Childhood diarrhoea needs greater research focus 0 None
2009-03-10 City kids may breathe easier in the country 0 None
2009-03-10 Children of older fathers perform less well in a range of cognitive tests during infancy and early childhood 0 None
2009-03-08 Children seriously affected when a parent suffers from depression 0 None
2009-03-05 Detailed diagnosis boosts child cancer survival 0 None
2009-03-05 Seven steps to success for overweight children 0 None
2009-03-04 Almost half of all adolescents suffer low back pain 0 None
2009-03-03 Molecular test for cancer relapse in UK children 0 None
2009-03-03 Multiple childhood maltreatments lead to greater adolescent binge drinking 0 None
2009-03-03 New guidelines for childhood obesity programs 0 None
2009-03-03 TV watching linked to increased risk of asthma 0 None
2009-03-02 Experts still recommend no television under the age of 2 0 None
2009-03-02 Childhood swimming lessons appropriate as part of a comprehensive drowning prevention strategy 0 None
2009-03-02 Children born to women who have low blood levels of vitamin B12 have increased risk for neural tube defects 0 None
2009-03-02 Children reap social benefits from wearing contact lenses instead of glasses 0 5
2009-03-02 Help for children with rheumatic heart disease 0 None
2009-03-02 Educational materials for new mothers may prevent shaken baby syndrome 0 None
2009-03-02 Better diagnosis and treatment of concussions in children 0 None
2009-03-02 Doctors call for change in how non-active tuberculosis in immigrant children treated 0 None
2009-02-24 Children with hypertension have trouble with goal-directed tasks 0 None
2009-02-23 Stanford/Packard researchers recruit children for study of the biology of autism 0 5
2009-02-23 Children who watch R-rated movies more likely to smoke 0 None
2009-02-23 Spending time with grandparents linked with better social skills 0 None
2009-02-23 Babies born in pollen and mold seasons have increased likelihood of wheezing by age two 0 None
2009-02-23 Steroids ineffective in young children with wheeze 0 None
2009-02-22 New approach to dental visits may ease kids' fears 0 None
2009-02-20 States expand newborn screening for life-threatening disorders 0 None
2009-02-20 Study examines the effects of indoor particulate matter pollution on asthma in children 0 None
2009-02-20 Childhood Varicella zoster could affect oral health years later 0 None
2009-02-18 Taurine: Key to the visual toxicity of an anti-epileptic drug for children? 0 None
2009-02-18 Psychosocial and biological markers of daily lives of midlife parents of children with disabilities 0 None
2009-02-18 Asthma drugs need to be maintained for continued benefit 0 None
2009-02-18 Anthropologist's studies of childbirth bring new focus on women in evolution 0 None
2009-02-17 Tobacco marketing causes kids to smoke 0 None
2009-02-17 About one-fifth of children with hearing loss also have eye disorders 0 None
2009-02-16 Air pollution dangerously high around some U.S. schools 0 3
2009-02-11 5-in-1 combo vaccine increases on-time immunization in children 0 None
2009-02-09 Phonics is not enough to improve reading skills of young readers 0 None
2009-02-08 Do children understand the link between feelings and performance? 0 None
2009-02-08 Preschoolers found to be inactive - amid rising obesity epidemic 0 None
2009-02-08 Expert warns we are heading for a cancer 'explosion' within 3 years 0 None
2009-02-05 Research highlights need for licensed medicines for children 0 None
2009-02-05 New study raises concerns about screen time among urban children with asthma 0 None
2009-02-05 More children need medical help for respiratory syncytial virus than previously known 0 None
2009-02-05 Researchers identify gene mutations that affect learning, memory in children 0 None
2009-02-03 Sun in pregnancy builds stronger bones for baby 0 None
2009-02-03 Sun-intensive holidays may increase future skin cancer risk in children 0 None
2009-02-03 In developing countries young children have better survival chances if their mothers are taller 0 None
2009-02-02 Study finds vitamin use is highest in children who don't need them 0 None
2009-02-02 Researchers investigate prenatal smoking link with bad behavior in kids 0 None
2009-02-02 Combined measures of maternal drinking can predict resulting problems in children 0 None
2009-02-02 Vitamin and mineral supplement use high among U.S. children and teens 0 None
2009-02-02 Study finds genetic link between sleep disorders and depression in young children 0 1
2009-02-02 Results of the third school nutrition dietary assessment study published 0 None
2009-02-02 Simple test determines whether children have oropharyngeal dysphagia swallowing disorder 0 None
2009-02-02 Premature babies are a costly item! 0 None
2009-02-02 Childhood obesity - another form of abuse? 0 None
2009-01-29 Eating fast food cancels out benefits of breastfeeding in preventing asthma 0 None
2009-01-29 Breakthrough in prenatal screening for Down syndrome 0 5
2009-01-27 Medical needs of six million U.S. children not being met 0 None
2009-01-27 Short coverage lapses limit children's access to health care services 0 None
2009-01-27 New study looks at childhood leukaemia, caffeine intake and pregnancy 0 None
2009-01-27 Early childhood stress has long-term implications 0 None
2009-01-27 A child's perspective on divorce 0 None
2009-01-27 Cell phones dangerous for child pedestrians 0 None
2009-01-27 Musical babies - just days after they're born 0 5
2009-01-27 Australian parent help program reduces child abuse in the United States 0 None
2009-01-27 Breastfed babies less likely to be neglected 0 None
2009-01-23 Inhaled corticosteroids reduces severity of asthma attacks in preschoolers 0 None
2009-01-21 Body weight shown to affect a child's self-esteem 0 None
2009-01-21 Oral steroids ineffective treatment for wheezing in children 1 5
2009-01-21 New formula accurately measures kidney function in children 0 None
2009-01-21 Magnesium sulphate protects babies against cerebral palsy 0 None
2009-01-21 Drugs for kids not safe enough 0 None
2009-01-21 Measurement of kidney function in children with kidney disease improved 0 None
2009-01-21 WHO receives funds for children's medicines research with UNICEF 0 None
2009-01-21 Back to school to get fit and healthy 0 None
2009-01-21 Alcohol linked to premature births 0 None
2009-01-19 Kindergarten of hard knocks could be harming kids 0 None
2009-01-19 New insights into links between infant feeding and obesity 0 5
2009-01-19 MRSA head and neck infections increase among children 0 None
2009-01-19 Fetal health affected by mother's diet 0 None
2009-01-19 SCHIP Bill passes Senate Finance Committee 0 None
2009-01-19 House passes SCHIP reauthorization, expansion bill; Senate to act soon 0 None
2009-01-19 Higher mortality among unscreened children 0 None
2009-01-18 Warning on too much TV for kids 0 None
2009-01-18 Fish oil helps premmie baby girls avoid learning disabilities 0 None
2009-01-15 Breakthrough in treating premature babies at risk of developmental disorders 0 None
2009-01-15 Prenatal exposure to environmental pollutants linked to higher BMI in toddlers 0 None
2009-01-15 Probiotics prevent IgE-associated allergy until age 5 in cesarean-delivered children but not in total cohort 0 None
2009-01-13 Vicks VapoRub may create respiratory distress in young children 0 None
2009-01-13 Expert warns parents to limit amount of TV children watch before age of two 0 1
2009-01-13 Certain fatty acids help neurodevelopment for preterm girls 0 None
2009-01-13 Warning about Vicks VapoRub 17 3.6
2009-01-12 Growing body of evidence supports the value of child health insurance 0 None
2009-01-12 Overall recreation among Americans is increasing, although youth participation declining 0 None
2009-01-12 Parents call for boycott of venues selling junk food 0 None
2009-01-12 Calls for iconic surfers cap to be scrapped for health reasons 0 None
2009-01-09 Researchers look at relationship between spirituality, religiousness and happiness in children 0 4
2009-01-09 Recognizing children's successes in all areas may prevent teenage depression 0 None
2009-01-07 United States preterm birth rate continues to rise 0 None
2009-01-07 Winter babies face socioeconomic disadvantages 0 5
2009-01-07 Fighting childhood obesity should be a family affair 0 None
2009-01-07 UK survival for children's bone cancer lowest in Western Europe 0 None
2009-01-06 Women who smoke during pregnancy risk having aggressive kids 0 5
2009-01-06 New safety advice on wheat-based infant formula could prevent infant suffering 0 None
2009-01-06 Many babies with simple febrile seizures can avoid spinal tap 0 None
2009-01-06 Home visits lower likelihood of low birth weight babies 0 None
2009-01-06 Hand-held game devices lower fitness in children 0 None
2009-01-06 Children's teasing is an 'essential' part of growing up, expert says 0 5
2009-01-05 Mothers pass on disease clues, prime offspring for the environment they will live in 0 None
2009-01-05 Debate on treating fevers in African children 0 None
2009-01-05 Australian children under 15 twice as likely to be murdered than UK children 0 None
2009-01-01 Exercise great for children with developmental disabilities 0 None


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