Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - January 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
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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