Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - May 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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