Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - December 2010

Date Title Comments Rating
2010-12-30 Home births on the decline in UK: Midwives protest 0 5
2010-12-30 Health and Safety Watch tracks over 500 food and product advisories and recalls in 2010 0 None
2010-12-30 How parents gauge level of ear pain in preverbal children 0 1
2010-12-30 Two out of three children experience cyber-bullying 0 None
2010-12-30 Children more likely to suffer from appendicitis in areas with few pediatricians 0 None
2010-12-29 Centocor Ortho Biotech files REMICADE sBLA for ulcerative colitis in pediatric patients 0 None
2010-12-29 Natus Medical ships ALGO hearing screeners to New South Wales 0 None
2010-12-28 Exposure to persistent organic pollutants alters cortisol level in blood 0 None
2010-12-28 Met-FISC complex formation critical step in juvenile hormone signaling pathway 0 None
2010-12-27 New findings reveal long-term influences of infant formula composition 0 None
2010-12-27 Vitamin D levels of newborns appear to predict their risk of respiratory infections 0 None
2010-12-24 Report examines infant, child feeding practices in 33 countries 0 None
2010-12-24 MigreLief releases safe, proven effective supplement for children with migraines 0 5
2010-12-23 Great River Foundation awarded 2-year Wellmark Foundation grant to fight childhood obesity 0 5
2010-12-23 Arsenic agent for leukemia beneficial in treating medulloblastoma, Ewing's Sarcoma 0 None
2010-12-23 Later onset of puberty associated with malnutrition, earlier onset to childhood obesity 0 None
2010-12-23 AADR testifies at FDA Advisory Panel meeting on dental amalgam 0 None
2010-12-23 Sequenom CMM authorizes SensiGene T21 LDT clinical validation study 0 None
2010-12-22 Researchers perform cord blood cell transplantation to treat child with ischemic brain injury 0 None
2010-12-22 Children with autism may have problem with visual skills: Study 0 None
2010-12-22 Teen birth rate at a seven decade low: Report 0 None
2010-12-22 Vote For Kids Health calls for voting support to help win December Pepsi Refresh Project 0 None
2010-12-22 Kaiser Permanente's Los Angeles and San Diego Medical Centers achieve Baby-Friendly status 0 None
2010-12-22 Maternal prenatal supplements boost child's intellectual and motor function 0 None
2010-12-22 Premier Purchasing announces award of new agreement for infant diapers 0 None
2010-12-22 Tips on toy safety during holiday season 0 None
2010-12-22 Prenatal iron-folic acid supplementation increases intellectual, motor function in children 0 None
2010-12-22 86.9% of adults express support for melanoma genetic testing in minors 0 None
2010-12-22 24th study finds stronger association between fluoride in water and lower IQ in children 0 5
2010-12-21 Breast feed for smarter kids 0 None
2010-12-21 The Children's Agenda delivered to California's incoming policymakers 0 None
2010-12-21 The Lewin Group to perform two-year study on health outcomes in children with ASD 0 None
2010-12-21 Obstetrics and Gynecology: One third of pregnant women are not screened for gestational diabetes 0 None
2010-12-21 Study examines treatment options for children diagnosed with ADHD 0 None
2010-12-21 Autistic children are unable to search effectively for objects in real-life situations 0 None
2010-12-21 Early life food influences life-long fertility 0 None
2010-12-21 Exome sequencing leads to correct diagnosis and life-saving treatment for mysterious genetic disorder 0 None
2010-12-20 Mums urged not to delay births for leave scheme 0 None
2010-12-20 Food sack to help supplement Cincinnati students' nutrition through the holiday break 0 None
2010-12-20 AAPD pediatric oral health experts partner with text4baby to provide information to pregnant women, new moms 0 None
2010-12-20 New U.N. commission will track donors' pledges on maternal, child health 0 None
2010-12-20 Researchers recommend 'watchful waiting' over antibiotic treatment for many children with ear infections 0 None
2010-12-20 House rejects Senate bill to fight child marriage, citing cost as main concern 0 None
2010-12-19 CF patients with normal to mildly impaired lung function may benefit from new investigational drug 0 None
2010-12-17 Early intervention can improve core symptoms of ASD in young children: Study 0 None
2010-12-17 RMHC of the Philadelphia Region grants to support programs that aim to improve well-being of children 0 None
2010-12-17 Researchers contribute important expertise to new landmark study of medulloblastoma 0 None
2010-12-17 GE Healthcare announces global partnership with Embrace to distribute low-cost infant warmer 0 None
2010-12-17 Pediatric plastic surgeon reconstructs patient's jaw 0 None
2010-12-17 Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota praises fix of orphan drug discount under 340B program 0 None
2010-12-17 Human fetal immune system entirely different from adult immune system 0 None
2010-12-17 Head, neck radiation exposure increases thyroid cancer in children 0 None
2010-12-16 Scientists decipher genetic code for pediatric medulloblastoma 0 5
2010-12-16 FDA clears Novavax's Phase I clinical trial to evaluate new RSV vaccine candidate 0 None
2010-12-16 Foster care standards formulated 0 None
2010-12-16 Stem cell therapy gives sight to four year old 0 None
2010-12-16 Quarter of all British school children obese: Report 0 None
2010-12-16 Unclean vehicle cabin air filters more dangerous to children 0 None
2010-12-16 Living near freeway linked to increased risk of autism 0 None
2010-12-16 SIDS deaths surge 33% on New Year's Day 0 None
2010-12-16 Affordable Care Act provisions will increase breastfeeding among working mothers 0 4
2010-12-16 Harmful ingredients in toxic toys need to banned 0 5
2010-12-16 Opinions: Kangaroo care; NTDs, Women's health 0 None
2010-12-16 Caffeine consumption affects children's sleep quality 0 None
2010-12-16 Researchers discover newborn's brain respond strongly to mother's voice 0 None
2010-12-15 New report on improving outcome of pregnancy 0 None
2010-12-15 Innovative research investigates importance of reading to newborns in the NICU 0 None
2010-12-15 Early intervention for children with autism improves I.Q., language and social skills 0 4
2010-12-15 New online tools allow parents with autistic children to enjoy holiday season 0 5
2010-12-15 MHRA issues notice of acceptance for BioMarin's GALNS Phase 3 trial in MPS IVA 0 None
2010-12-15 Reuters looks at cost-effectiveness of pursuing malaria vaccine, eradication 0 None
2010-12-15 Children in Sweden are exposed to a huge number of unhealthy TV advertisements 0 None
2010-12-15 Research reveals mother's eating habits have huge impact on children's nutrition 0 None
2010-12-15 Flu vaccination during pregnancy prevents infant hospitalization 0 None
2010-12-15 Accidental ingestion of Tessalon could be dangerous for young children, FDA warns 0 None
2010-12-14 Adoption rates plummet to a three decade low 0 None
2010-12-14 Marketers must pay $2.1M to refund purchasers of Disney- and Marvel heroes-licensed vitamins 0 None
2010-12-14 Neonaticide is more common than previously thought 1 None
2010-12-14 GAVI Alliance launches pneumonia vaccine project in Nicaragua 0 None
2010-12-14 Vented bottles prevent nutrient loss in breast milk and infant formula 0 None
2010-12-14 Pelosi releases statement on Obama's signing of Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act 0 None
2010-12-14 PenTAG researchers contribute to new NICE guidance on preventing unintentional injury to under-15s 0 None
2010-12-14 Early school entry lowers risk of obesity among adolescent girls 0 None
2010-12-14 Mouse study shows flu virus infection may protect against asthma 0 None
2010-12-13 Research: Kidney disease caused by autoimmune disease lupus may be twice as lethal in children 0 None
2010-12-13 Apartment living exposes kids to more second-hand smoke 0 None
2010-12-13 Quality of care for ADHD children poor under Medicaid, says new report 0 None
2010-12-13 Depression in mothers during pregnancy associated with higher levels of stress hormones in children 0 None
2010-12-13 Prevenar 13 launched in first childhood immunization program for PD in Nicaragua 0 None
2010-12-13 School children who dislike fruits and vegetables are more likely to develop functional constipation 0 None
2010-12-13 Multi-unit dwellings contribute to children's exposure to tobacco smoke 0 None
2010-12-10 Using buprenorphine to treat opioid-dependent pregnant women may result in healthier babies 0 None
2010-12-10 News outlets report on polio outbreaks in Central, East Africa 0 None
2010-12-10 New software may help improve major deficiencies in ADHD children 1 None
2010-12-10 Report shows hospitalizations for eating disorders in children increase at an alarming rate 0 None
2010-12-09 Research looks at early exposure to mobile phone risk 0 None
2010-12-09 Trauma surgeon co-authors call to action to establish pediatric trauma research network 0 None
2010-12-09 Researchers to address HRQOL issues for pediatric patients with IBD at annual conference 0 None
2010-12-09 Focused intervention on core social deficits of ASD in toddlers improves social, communication skills 0 None
2010-12-09 Urgent reform of Medicaid-financed community care for ADHD children needed 0 None
2010-12-09 Report examines African government funding for child development 0 None
2010-12-09 European researchers develop new form of therapy for Alpha-mannosidosis 0 None
2010-12-09 Expert panel explores how to engage pediatricians, primary care physicians in preventing childhood obesity 0 None
2010-12-09 ADHD, developmental RD have common genetic influences: Study 0 None
2010-12-08 Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota installs Toshiba's Infinix CC-i system and MAQUET OR table 0 None
2010-12-08 Court ruling on regulation of electronic cigarettes as drugs and devices is wrong 0 None
2010-12-08 Exertional heat-related injuries also occur during everyday activities 0 None
2010-12-08 OPRN collects samples from infants, mothers and fathers to reduce preterm birth complications 0 None
2010-12-08 L. reuteri Protectis reduces frequency of regurgitation by 80% in infants 0 None
2010-12-08 Video games effective in improving diet behaviors of children 0 None
2010-12-08 New research indicates that older women can deliver healthy babies 0 None
2010-12-08 First standard-of-care guidelines for children with congenital muscular dystrophy 0 None
2010-12-08 Health professionals discuss on reducing maternal, newborn mortality, morbidity 0 None
2010-12-08 Children's Hospital LA investigators elected into the Society for Pediatric Research 0 None
2010-12-08 QLT's oral synthetic retinoid granted orphan drug designation for treatment of Leber Congenital Amaurosis 0 5
2010-12-07 Early group daycare exposure protects kids from infections later: Study 0 None
2010-12-07 Mobile phones use during pregnancy linked to behavioural problems in kids: Study 1 None
2010-12-07 Matrix's NDA for Abacavir Sulfate receives tentative FDA approval under PEPFAR 0 None
2010-12-07 Encouraging GenVec RSV vaccine program data presented at International Respiratory Syncytial Virus Symposium 0 None
2010-12-07 Long-term prognosis still excellent for children with seizures 0 None
2010-12-07 Expansion of newborn screening throws some families on a journey of great uncertainty 0 5
2010-12-07 Bright-colored toys can pose a dangerous health risk to children 0 None
2010-12-07 Broselow Pediatric Emergency Tape now in electronic format 0 None
2010-12-07 Research team creates digital version of Broselow tape for children 0 None
2010-12-07 Secondhand smoke in the home may cause ear infections in children: Study 0 None
2010-12-07 Researchers examine relationship between childhood obesity, physical activity 0 5
2010-12-07 Guardian examines difficulty of delivering polio vaccines in war-torn parts of Africa, like DRC 0 None
2010-12-07 Dartmouth awarded $2M grant for new Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Center 0 None
2010-12-07 MU researcher hopes to protect cardiac muscles for children with DMD 0 None
2010-12-07 Bierman ABA opens new clinic for children with autism 0 None
2010-12-07 New study reveals that sick teens are more isolated than other kids 0 None
2010-12-07 Screening for CCDC40 gene mutations may help determine risk for congenital heart defects 0 4
2010-12-06 Lesbian, gay and bisexual teens punished unfairly: Study 0 None
2010-12-06 New report reveals how African countries are performing in budgeting for their children 0 None
2010-12-06 Researchers show link between accepting family attitudes, behaviors towards LGBT children 0 None
2010-12-06 Incidence of EPTS in children with TBI more than twice the rate in adults: Study 0 None
2010-12-06 LouseBuster device proves effective 0 5
2010-12-06 Oral levetiracetam may be effective in stopping neonatal seizures 0 5
2010-12-06 Ketogenic diet may benefit patients with myoclonic-astatic epilepsy 0 4
2010-12-06 Seasonal light cycles can affect development of babies' specific brain function: Study 0 5
2010-12-05 Food outlets sending vouchers to kids in mail-outs 0 None
2010-12-04 UNICEF spearheads polio immunization campaign across Abkhazia 0 None
2010-12-04 Wide-scale study of flu vaccine's effectiveness in European children needed 0 None
2010-12-04 Healthy People 2020 targets barriers to breastfeeding 0 5
2010-12-04 UBC receives $7M grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for PRE-EMPT Project 0 None
2010-12-04 Exposure to nicotine during pregnancy may cause learning disabilities in children: Research 0 None
2010-12-03 Tips to keep kids 'jingle belling' with safe toys 0 None
2010-12-03 Children with developmental disabilities face obstacles in intervention services 0 None
2010-12-03 Relationship-strengthening class for expectant, first-time parents improves family life 0 None
2010-12-03 Appropriate approach to death is key to children's health and personality 0 None
2010-12-03 Mothers exposure to farm animals and cats during pregnancy lowers risk of atopic dermatitis in children 0 None
2010-12-03 Nemours commends House and Senate for passage of child nutrition legislation 0 None
2010-12-03 AFFI commends Congress for approval of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act 0 None
2010-12-03 Democrats confident food safety bill will be resolved despite procedural error; Child nutrition bill set for house vote 0 None
2010-12-03 New study offers hope for children with MPS I genetic disorder 0 None
2010-12-02 Whooping cough on the move 0 None
2010-12-02 JAMA: OTC medications' dosing instructions for children adhere poorly to FDA guidelines 0 None
2010-12-02 Most low birth weight survivors grow up to become productive adults 0 None
2010-12-02 Study finds inconsistency in OTC medications for children 0 None
2010-12-02 Soy bean derived compound could treat Sanfilippo genetic disease in children 1 None
2010-12-02 St. Jude ICU honored with Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence for second consecutive year 0 None
2010-12-02 Toxic lead beyond safe limits found in used consumer products 0 None
2010-12-02 Researchers develop best biologically based test for autism to date 0 None
2010-12-02 Booster dose needed to protect preterm infants against invasive pneumococcal disease 0 None
2010-12-02 Improved support may reduce health care cost in children with diabetes 0 None
2010-12-02 Wake Forest University to begin clinical trial for low-grade gliomas 0 None
2010-12-02 LMO1 gene variation can increase neuroblastoma risk 0 None
2010-12-01 Queensland pool safety laws tighten 0 None
2010-12-01 National study examines management of sport-related concussions in high school athletes 0 None
2010-12-01 Pelosi calls for House passage of child nutrition reauthorization legislation 0 None
2010-12-01 Penicillamine challenge ineffective for detecting Wilson's disease in asymptomatic children 0 None
2010-12-01 Experts convene to discuss ethical, policy consideration of guidelines for disabled children 0 None
2010-12-01 Early eye exam can save sight and prevent a life time disability 0 None
2010-12-01 New findings on folic acid supplementation reveal causes of low birth weight 0 None
2010-12-01 Children who care for parents with AIDS have higher level of mental illness 0 None
2010-12-01 Halek Energy donates funds to Scott & White Healthcare 0 None
2010-12-01 New study evaluates use and safety of complementary medicine for children's asthma 0 None
2010-12-01 Odors in womb sensitize fetus to smells, alters brain development 0 None
2010-12-01 High levels of variability, inconsistencies found in children's medication labeling and measuring devices 0 None
2010-12-01 Mitochondrial dysfunction observed in children with full syndrome autism 0 2
2010-12-01 Willpower can be learned 0 None

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