Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - September 2009

Date Title Comments Rating
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


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