Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - November 2010

Date Title Comments Rating
2010-11-30 Number of big babies rise along with obstetric complications 0 None
2010-11-30 Group drumming can improve social, emotional behavior in low-income children: NAMM Foundation 0 None
2010-11-30 Neuroplasticity helps children with learning disabilities improve cognitive functioning capacities 0 4.2
2010-11-30 Kaiser Permanente announces $10.5 million investment for Oakland community health needs 0 None
2010-11-30 Emergency artesunate suppositories are cost-effective intervention for children with suspected severe malaria 0 None
2010-11-30 HP, Clinton Health Access Initiative collaborate to improve HIV testing and treatment of infants in Kenya 0 None
2010-11-30 Heart disease risk factors in childhood predicts likelihood of atherosclerosis as adults 0 None
2010-11-30 New study may lead to non-medicinal methods of eradicating Hamburger disease 0 None
2010-11-30 Tips to encourage children to eat vegetables, fruits 1 None
2010-11-30 Highmark, Alliance for a Healthier Generation collaborate to expand childhood obesity benefits 0 None
2010-11-30 Children with autism improve creative skills by playing with building blocks 0 None
2010-11-30 GAVI says pentavalent vaccine price to fall, but $3.7B still needed to vaccinate children in developing countries 0 None
2010-11-29 Sun protection education to begin early 0 None
2010-11-29 New laboratory test for pregnant women to detect GBS infections 0 None
2010-11-28 Whooping cough outbreak in Oklahoma 0 None
2010-11-28 Paracetamol linked to childhood asthma: study 0 None
2010-11-26 Children with high BMI have adverse heart disease risk factors at adolescence 0 4
2010-11-25 Study finds no link between mould growth and development of asthma, allergy among children 0 None
2010-11-25 New pediatric therapy centres in Westmount and Pointe Claire 0 None
2010-11-25 Kids who feel part of the team are more likely to stay active and healthy 0 None
2010-11-25 Participation in Better Beginnings, Better Futures project improves social, academic functioning of children 0 None
2010-11-25 Weather associated with trauma admissions 0 None
2010-11-25 Breastfeeding while remaining on epilepsy medications may not affect child's IQ 0 None
2010-11-25 New report from anti-poverty coalition Ontario Campaign 2000 0 None
2010-11-24 Breastfeeding while taking epilepsy drugs may not affect child's IQ 0 None
2010-11-24 Sheraton Denver to host Breakfast with Santa to help Ronald McDonald House 0 None
2010-11-24 Study reveals few advantages of prenatal diagnosis of cleft lip and palate 0 None
2010-11-24 FDA warning leads to decrease in antidepressant prescribing for young patients 0 None
2010-11-24 UNAIDS 2010 report documents significant progress in reducing pediatric HIV infection 0 None
2010-11-24 Study finds solution for debate about mutation testing to prevent children with cystic fibrosis 0 None
2010-11-24 New book to prevent childhood obesity 0 None
2010-11-23 Insuring your health: Retirees can find insuring young adult children difficult 0 None
2010-11-23 Children cannot accurately judge speed of vehicles travelling faster than 20 mph, reveals study 0 None
2010-11-23 NC family hopes to win Pepsi Refresh Project grant to fund research for Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood 0 None
2010-11-23 Global initiative to eradicate polio could provide benefits of at least US$40-50 billion 0 None
2010-11-23 Loyola University professor suggests general travel tips for children with nut allergies 0 None
2010-11-23 Racial disparities in risk and survival among children with neuroblastoma: Study 0 None
2010-11-23 Aggressive surgery for brain tumors increases survival in children 0 None
2010-11-23 GFAP levels predict brain injury, death in critically ill children on ECMO 0 None
2010-11-23 Largest genomic study of human medulloblastomas 0 None
2010-11-23 Mother’s high-fat diet alters fetal genes that regulate circadian rhythm: Study 0 None
2010-11-23 Late-preterm babies at increased risk for cognitive, emotional problems 0 None
2010-11-23 Different digestive tract bacteria helps infants digest milk more effectively than adults 0 None
2010-11-23 Sugar in breast milk promotes colitis in newborn: Study 0 None
2010-11-22 FDA grants ACT clearance for Phase I/II clinical trial of hESC derived retinal cells in patients with SMD 0 None
2010-11-22 Parental divorce during childhood linked to stroke in adulthood 0 None
2010-11-22 Research shows association between childhood CKD and maternal diabetes, obesity 0 None
2010-11-20 Dollar General joins St. Jude Children's Hospital for Thanks and Giving campaign 0 None
2010-11-20 BCIA issues statement regarding CPSC's assertion on safe babywearing 0 None
2010-11-20 Children's Surgical Centre offers no-cost surgery for children with frontoethmoidal meningoencephalocele 0 None
2010-11-20 Tips to improve obese children's surgical outcomes and health 0 None
2010-11-20 PaedRegCliNet promotes development of medications for children 0 None
2010-11-20 Online interactive world map of maternal health 0 None
2010-11-20 Children with higher waist circumferences more likely to have heart-related disorders: Researchers 0 None
2010-11-20 Researchers develop social competence curriculum for autistic children 0 None
2010-11-20 Doctors provide tips to protect children from seasonal flu 0 None
2010-11-20 New initiative to help improve oral health for North Carolina children 0 None
2010-11-19 Childhood obesity linked to adult metabolic abnormalities and cardiovascular disease 0 None
2010-11-19 ENERCA network organizes European Symposium on rare anemias 0 None
2010-11-19 CINJ experts to comment on importance of blood donation 0 None
2010-11-19 New book for parents of premature infants 0 None
2010-11-19 COG to conduct Phase I REOLYSIN trial in pediatric patients with solid tumors 0 None
2010-11-18 Study reveals higher levels of body fat among South Asian children living in the UK 0 None
2010-11-18 Children with severe congenital heart defects show high risk of emotional reactivity 0 None
2010-11-18 History of child abuse linked to alcohol abuse in women 1 None
2010-11-18 Study finds Hispanic children are susceptible to develop fatty liver disease 0 None
2010-11-18 March of Dimes reports decline in Colorado’s premature birth rate 0 None
2010-11-18 Children's heart disease affects mental health of mothers 1 5
2010-11-18 UC Berkeley receives $16.5 million to support three research centers to examine children's health 0 None
2010-11-17 School vending machines influence dietary intake of students 0 None
2010-11-17 8 states get better grade on 2010 March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card 0 None
2010-11-17 New method to improve coordinating care in children with chronic conditions 0 None
2010-11-17 Pre-term births are leading cause of health problems in infants and cost the U.S. over $26 billion annually 0 None
2010-11-17 Otoscopic exams critical for accurate diagnosis of ear infections in children 0 None
2010-11-17 National Medical Center specialist wins best abstract for Outstanding Research Award in Pediatric Cardiology 0 None
2010-11-17 U-M researcher awarded $600,000 grant for study of progesterone in treatment of children with TBI 0 None
2010-11-17 EMA approves CTI's Pixuvri Pediatric Investigation Plan for lymphoid malignancies and solid tumors 0 None
2010-11-17 Study reveals true effects of malaria on African generations 0 None
2010-11-17 Noninvasive method to determine estrogen levels in infants through diapers 0 None
2010-11-16 Study finds infants' sleep associated with cognitive functions 0 None
2010-11-16 New findings help identify impact of prenatal environment on early parental care on brain 0 None
2010-11-16 Researchers identify pattern of brain activity that may develop ASD 0 None
2010-11-16 Canadian government announces new research initiative on childhood obesity 0 None
2010-11-16 Handwriting problems in autistic children likely to continue into teenage years: Study 0 None
2010-11-16 Children's Hospital pediatric immunologist collaborates with European gene therapy researchers to study WAS syndrome 0 None
2010-11-16 Study discovers health care gap in treating young patients with thyroid cancer 0 None
2010-11-16 OtoSCOPE method offers single-run genetic testing for hearing loss 0 None
2010-11-16 Leaders speak at Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health conference 0 None
2010-11-16 Report shows spells of poverty may have lifelong health implications for children 0 None
2010-11-15 New investigational drug is well tolerated in children with nmCF 0 None
2010-11-15 Too many Ozzie kids can’t swim: 2010 National Drowning Report 0 None
2010-11-15 Shire announces FDA approval of Vyvanse Capsules CII for ADHD in adolescents 0 3
2010-11-15 Aging changes how people view themselves and others through 'mind wandering' 0 None
2010-11-15 fMRI predicts response to 'talk therapy' in patients with pediatric anxiety disorder 0 None
2010-11-15 New protocol reduces radiation exposure in pediatric electrophysiology procedures 0 None
2010-11-15 Study finds children more likely to be allergic to amoxicillin 0 None
2010-11-15 Obese children with congenital heart disease face risk of heart disease as adults 0 None
2010-11-14 SAMHSA awards grants to improve care for children with mental health challenges 0 None
2010-11-14 Pneumonia Report Card shows prevention, treatment tools not widely adopted in countries where disease kills most children 0 None
2010-11-14 Behavioral intervention helps children to recover from autism: Study 0 None
2010-11-12 U-M researchers develop simple mathematical model to predict whooping cough transmission 0 None
2010-11-12 Mutual accountability on women's and children's health goals essential to Millennium Development Goal success 0 None
2010-11-12 ACAAI scientific meeting to discuss pediatric allergies 0 None
2010-11-12 Researchers study Rett neurons in a Petri dish 0 None
2010-11-12 Weight bullying develops negative self image among children 0 5
2010-11-12 Chili pepper-shaped wrist bands raise $5.6 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 0 None
2010-11-12 Urgent action needed to prevent and treat childhood pneumonia 0 None
2010-11-12 Holding and swaddling newborn infants during heel lance procedures reduces pain 0 None
2010-11-11 HHS unveils new bolder tobacco control strategy 0 None
2010-11-11 New SMILEY tool helps assess QoL of children with lupus 0 None
2010-11-11 Mother's poor nutrition during pregnancy affects offspring's ability to process medications 0 None
2010-11-11 MCAN invests $4 million to improve asthma management in four high risk cities 0 None
2010-11-11 Combination of antiviral drugs outperforms single-drug therapy in children with hepatitis C 0 None
2010-11-11 Childhood asthma risk linked with prenatal paracetamol exposure depends on antioxidant genes in mother 0 None
2010-11-11 Dietary intervention reduces emergence of diabetes-predictive autoantibodies by 50% 0 None
2010-11-11 Ban on potential toxic ingredients in toys needed 0 None
2010-11-10 Infant foods must be protected against fumonisin toxin 0 None
2010-11-10 New stem cell gene, enzyme replacement treatment for Tay-Sachs disease 0 2.8
2010-11-10 Obese teens become obese adults 0 None
2010-11-10 Study shows dogs attack children's face, eyes 0 None
2010-11-10 Low levels of growth hormone may contribute to growth defects in cystic fibrosis 0 None
2010-11-10 Article shows link between maternal cigarette smoking during pregnancy, SIDS 0 None
2010-11-10 Psychologists find stress is taking physical and emotional health toll on family and children 0 None
2010-11-10 New type of heart pump for infants born with univentricular circulation 0 None
2010-11-10 Lower-protein infant formula helps attain same growth rate as breastfed infants 0 None
2010-11-10 mHealth Alliance annual summit kicks off with $1M HP donation, discussion of improving maternal, child health 1 None
2010-11-10 Malaria drug artesunate found more effective than quinine at preventing severe falciparum malaria deaths in children, study says 0 3
2010-11-10 Forceps delivery can pose risk to mother and child 0 None
2010-11-10 Families fight to care for disabled kids at home after they reach the age of 21 0 None
2010-11-10 Children unhappy with school and home lives more likely to drink and engage in sexual behavior 0 None
2010-11-10 World Lung Foundation report highlights prevalence of acute respiratory infections worldwide 0 1
2010-11-10 Parents' talk about numbers improves young children's math skills 0 None
2010-11-10 Education can help prevent preterm birth 0 None
2010-11-10 Home smoking restrictions needed to reduce tobacco-related carcinogens in children's urine 0 None
2010-11-10 Study evaluates therapeutic hypothermia in children after cardiac arrest 0 4
2010-11-10 Children with hypertension more likely to have learning disabilities, ADHD 0 None
2010-11-09 Stressed out Americans 0 None
2010-11-09 Hypernetworking and hypertexting bad for kids in more ways than one: Study 0 None
2010-11-09 Amount of healthy foods must be adapted to limit weight gain 0 None
2010-11-09 March of Dimes honors professor who linked fetal malnutrition to chronic adult disease 0 None
2010-11-09 EUSA completes BLA filing for ERWINASE in treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia 0 None
2010-11-09 New research highlights importance of parent-child communication to combat obesity 0 None
2010-11-09 Children with JIA face increase risk of developing cancer 0 None
2010-11-09 Mobile technology improves diagnosis and treatment for mothers, newborns and children 0 None
2010-11-09 GBS meningitis in infants still very serious 0 None
2010-11-09 Fearless behavior in children related to neurological and genetic predisposition 0 None
2010-11-09 Abbott, CHAI enter agreement to provide HIV testing to infants 0 None
2010-11-09 Strong smoke-free policies reduce maternal smoking and improve fetal outcomes 0 None
2010-11-09 Positive adult interactions during childhood guard against personality disorders later in life 0 None
2010-11-09 Children of deployed parents more likely to suffer mental health problems 0 None
2010-11-08 Maternal peanut consumption during pregnancy increases peanut allergy risk in children 0 5
2010-11-08 Vapor rub improves sleep for children with cold symptoms 0 None
2010-11-08 Hydroxychloroquine may reduce cardiac neonatal lupus in subsequent pregnancies: Research 0 None
2010-11-08 Statin drugs do not benefit pediatric lupus patients 0 None
2010-11-07 Adolescent drinking: Laws tighten 0 None
2010-11-04 Etanercept plus MTX improves height, weight, and BMI in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis 0 None
2010-11-03 Questcor announces launch of H.P. Acthar Gel for infantile spasms 0 None
2010-11-03 School meal programs keep children healthy 0 None
2010-11-03 Study finds infertility treatment does not increase risk of cerebral palsy in IVF/ICSI children 0 None
2010-11-03 Study suggests heredity may play a role in determining infant's susceptibility to AOP 0 None
2010-11-03 NIH awards Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children additional $9.5M research grant 0 None
2010-11-03 IRIN examines MSF'S concerns over U.S. food aid for malnourished children under age 2 0 None
2010-11-02 Full-term babies are born with key collection of networks already formed in their brains: Study 0 None
2010-11-02 LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans awarded top Psychiatric Services honor 0 None
2010-11-02 Micronutrient Initiative receives $75 million to expand innovative nutrition programming 0 None
2010-11-02 Parents need to protect time children need to sleep 0 None
2010-11-02 Ceremonial groundbreaking for new Children's Hospital of Michigan Specialty Center 0 None
2010-11-02 Kenya first of four countries to launch UNICEF, partners initiative aimed at PMTCT of HIV 0 None
2010-11-02 Study finds invasive patterns of lung cancer in pediatric patients 0 None
2010-11-01 Telbivudine prevents HBV transmission from mothers to newborns: Study 0 None
2010-11-01 Pasteurized human breast milk recommended alternative for hospitalized sick newborns 0 None
2010-11-01 Clear guidelines needed for consistent diagnosis and treatment of childhood stroke 0 None
2010-11-01 Consumption of peanut during pregnancy may increase risk of allergy in infants: Study 0 None
2010-11-01 Child Life Program organizes Halloween celebration for children undergoing treatment 0 None


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