Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - August 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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