Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - June 2010

Date Title Comments Rating
2010-06-30 Grifols to acquire Pharmalink's Xepol programme for post-polio syndrome 0 None
2010-06-30 Excellence in Paediatrics to be held in London, from 2 - 4 December 2010 0 None
2010-06-30 Initiatives to reduce closed car heat-related deaths among children 0 None
2010-06-30 Guidance on ways to protect protect unborn babies from secondhand smoke exposure 0 None
2010-06-30 5-month-old, 4 pound infant receives lifesaving liver transplant 0 None
2010-06-30 Women enrolled in WIC program are less likely to introduce their infants to cow's milk 0 None
2010-06-30 G8 will fall short on their promises to cut child and maternal deaths, says World Vision 0 None
2010-06-30 UK scientists find no link between mobile phone masts and early childhood cancers 0 None
2010-06-30 Oil spill disaster raises concern in the Gulf region 0 None
2010-06-30 Uganda children have high blood lead levels: Researchers 0 None
2010-06-30 Minnesota professor receives NIH grant to study effectiveness of community-based program to prevent childhood obesity 0 None
2010-06-29 Alcohol during pregnancy affects fertility of unborn son: Study 0 None
2010-06-29 New Canadian legislation bans sale of flavoured cigarillos, cigarettes, blunt wraps 0 None
2010-06-29 Simple blood test may help detect chromosomal abnormalities in developing foetus 0 None
2010-06-29 Nearly 7% of sixth-graders in U.S. are severely obese 0 None
2010-06-29 School-based program lowers obesity and risk factors for type 2 diabetes in high risk youth 0 None
2010-06-29 Health Canada recommends new pneumococcal vaccine for young children 0 4.5
2010-06-29 Non-Invasive prenatal blood test to detect chromosomal abnormalities in foetus 0 None
2010-06-29 Study finds high sugar content in toddler and baby food products 0 None
2010-06-29 G8 nations commit $5B for maternal, child health; Additional $2.3B committed from other countries, foundations 0 None
2010-06-29 Opinions: G8 commitments to maternal, child health 0 5
2010-06-28 States struggle with physician shortages, health care workforce issues 0 None
2010-06-28 In-school education programs can reduce obesity, other risk factors for type 2 diabetes: HEALTHY 0 None
2010-06-28 Combination MMRV vaccine associated with increased risk of febrile seizures 0 1
2010-06-28 International child health experts to converge for Excellence in Paediatrics 0 None
2010-06-28 OPQC Scheduled Birth Initiative reduces unnecessary planned late pre-term, near-term deliveries in Ohio 0 None
2010-06-28 World Vision calls upon emerging economies within G20 to prioritize child and maternal health progress 0 None
2010-06-28 G8 leaders to discuss economic policy, developing world, maternal and child health, Haitian rebuilding 0 None
2010-06-28 Breast feeding a “little creepy”, says a Mum and Baby magazine 0 None
2010-06-25 Psychotropic medications associated with adverse drug reactions in Danish children: Researchers 0 None
2010-06-25 U.N. Secretary-General to ask G20 for additional $60B over 5 years for maternal, child health 0 None
2010-06-25 Researchers say ear tubes are safe for children with cochlear implants 0 None
2010-06-25 ACF, HRSA accept applications for Tribal Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Grant Program 0 None
2010-06-25 UNICEF and Kiwanis team up to protect mothers and babies from tetanus 0 None
2010-06-25 Standard CRP test ineffective for detecting inflammatory bowel disease: Study 0 None
2010-06-24 Nintendo DS helps cure lazy eye 0 4
2010-06-24 Study recommends women to avoid drug abuse during prenatal and breastfeeding periods 0 None
2010-06-24 Physician-in-chief at Texas Children's Hospital honored with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Award 0 None
2010-06-24 Greater time demands affect careers of mothers with autistic children 0 None
2010-06-24 Rapidly growing polio outbreak in Tajikistan raises serious concerns, states CMAJ 0 None
2010-06-24 2010 NAMI National Convention to address concerns for child and adolescent mental health 0 None
2010-06-24 Florida obstetricians collaborate to lower premature and Cesarean birth rates 0 None
2010-06-24 Mixed progress on MDGs, additional advancement still possible, report says 0 None
2010-06-24 Miller-McCune examines debate over redistribution of some foreign aid funds from HIV/AIDS to other diseases 0 None
2010-06-24 Free seminar to help parents understand signs and characteristics of ADHD 0 4
2010-06-23 New study of homicides reveals seasonality of child abuse as a myth 0 None
2010-06-23 Window World selected to receive New Corporate Partner of the Year award 0 None
2010-06-23 Early adverse experiences influence migraine sufferers' cardiovascular health in adulthood 0 None
2010-06-23 Healthcare policies need to adequately address dental health of entire families 0 None
2010-06-23 Abusive attachments during infancy have negative consequences in social behavior development 0 None
2010-06-23 Educational comic strips can help young girls make better food choices, improve physical fitness: Study 0 5
2010-06-23 Preschool children with tooth decay more likely to be obese: Study 0 None
2010-06-23 High blood sugar in mother during pregnancy leads to reduced insulin sensitivity in children 0 1
2010-06-23 ATP-driven bioluminescence predicts children at high risk for tooth decay: OHSU study 0 None
2010-06-23 Prosensa, GSK initiate additional programs for DMD 0 None
2010-06-23 Public health program to migrant preschool children helps reduce risk of obesity: Study 0 None
2010-06-23 Obama to grant federal workers time off to care for same-sex partner's kids 0 None
2010-06-23 Researchers identify promising gene therapy for DMD 0 None
2010-06-23 Children who experience maltreatment more likely to have frequent headaches as adults, say scientists 0 None
2010-06-23 Psychotropic medications associated with pediatric ADRs in Denmark: Researchers 0 None
2010-06-22 No increased risk of childhood cancer if born near mobile phone stations: Study 0 None
2010-06-22 Benioff family gifts $100 million for construction of new UCSF Children's Hospital at Mission Bay 0 3
2010-06-22 Teens to call upon Congress to fund drug research for rare diseases 0 None
2010-06-22 Young children are skilled negotiators, says Swedish study 0 5
2010-06-22 MOFAS offers $6,400 in grant to Minnesota families living with FASD 0 None
2010-06-22 Children with special health care needs at increased risk of oral diseases 0 5
2010-06-22 Enobia reports positive interim data from ENB-0040 enzyme replacement therapy study for children with HPP 0 None
2010-06-22 University of Utah receives $2.4M, four-year grant to track children with ASDs 0 None
2010-06-22 Brain abnormalities associated with schizophrenia risk are detectable in babies, find researchers 0 None
2010-06-22 WHO issues comprehensive recommendations on children's medicines 0 None
2010-06-22 Health leaders formally launch new strategy for polio eradication 0 None
2010-06-22 Exposure to BPA in early life may affect testis function into adulthood 0 None
2010-06-21 Martek extends sole-source supply agreement with Mead Johnson for DHA and ARA for infant formula products 0 None
2010-06-21 Research review calls for new approaches to guard against child abuse 0 None
2010-06-21 Spark Together for Health Kids program promotes access to physical activity, healthy food 0 None
2010-06-21 Early-life exposure to PCBs diminishes immune response to diphtheria and tetanus vaccinations: Study 0 5
2010-06-20 Alcohol consumption guidelines during pregnancy needed: Study 0 None
2010-06-19 American Heart Association CEO on first anniversary of Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act 0 None
2010-06-19 Hyundai Hope on Wheels announces nationwide initiative to raise funds for childhood cancer research 0 None
2010-06-19 CureDuchenne kicks off national fundraiser Pick Your Peak 0 None
2010-06-19 Biomechanical implications of low-height falls in toddlers 0 None
2010-06-19 UMDNJ-SOM offers hot-weather safety tips to protect children and elders during summer 0 1
2010-06-19 Artificial pancreas system reduces risk of nocturnal hypoglycemia 0 None
2010-06-19 Childrens Hospital Los Angeles awarded $2.5M NIH grant to study risk of osteoporosis in spina bifida children 0 2
2010-06-19 Big Brothers Big Sisters, AME Church partner to help children of single parents succeed 0 None
2010-06-19 USAID pledges $1.2M in support for national polio vaccination campaigns across Central Asia 0 None
2010-06-19 New partnership established to reduce newborn mortality 0 None
2010-06-18 Children's Hospital Boston receives $2.4M Gates Foundation grant to develop novel neonatal vaccines 0 5
2010-06-18 Researchers recommend involving teachers in nutrition education policy making 0 None
2010-06-18 Model Formulary for Children provides information on how to use over 240 essential medicines 0 None
2010-06-18 Pelvic extraperitoneal IMT with malignant transformation in 14-year-old 0 None
2010-06-18 New polio strategy builds on 99% drop in Nigeria cases but faces 50% funding shortfall 0 None
2010-06-18 University of Utah makes progress against SMA with support of Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy 0 None
2010-06-18 Children's Hospital of Philadelphia first in region to implant transcatheter pulmonary heart valves 0 None
2010-06-18 Researchers make significant headway in fight against SMA 0 None
2010-06-18 Laboratory mouse study shows cold sensing neural circuits develop well after birth 0 None
2010-06-18 Maternal, infant ART drives down mother-to-child HIV transmission through breast-feeding, studies show 1 None
2010-06-18 Paternal involvement in pregnancy reduces infant deaths 0 None
2010-06-18 Neonatal diarrhea may lead to life threatening dehydration and malnutrition: Research 0 3
2010-06-18 Forget play school for infants, sex school proposed in UK health guidelines 0 None
2010-06-17 Constipation prophylaxis in sickle cell patients needs increased attention 0 None
2010-06-17 Infant nevirapine more effective in preventing HIV transmission than maternal antiretroviral therapy 0 None
2010-06-17 Studies suggest role for IL-10 in prevention and treatment of neurological disease in newborns 0 None
2010-06-17 Researchers identify first genetic risk factors for development of CM in Angolan children 0 5
2010-06-17 FDA: Potential risk of overdosing infants with liquid vitamin D 0 None
2010-06-17 Fertility drugs cause multiple and premature births 0 4
2010-06-17 VOA News examines countdown to 2015 report calling for additional 700,000 midwives to reduce maternal, newborn deaths worldwide 0 None
2010-06-17 Financial Times examines how GAVI's $2.6B shortfall might affect new vaccine programs in developing countries 0 None
2010-06-17 Young canvassers part of nationwide health care drive 0 None
2010-06-17 Research findings could lead to less invasive treatments for ALL 0 None
2010-06-17 Highlands Hospital, Cleveland Clinic collaboration promises brighter future for children with autism 0 None
2010-06-16 Researchers study science and clinical treatment of FAS 0 None
2010-06-16 When doctors don't comment, parents tend to underestimate preschool children's weight: Study 0 None
2010-06-16 New data shows Ohio children with special health care needs have inadequate insurance coverage 0 None
2010-06-16 FDA cautions on infant overdose risk with liquid Vitamin D 0 None
2010-06-15 LMG sponsors 8th annual P.A.R. For Kids' Sake golf fundraiser to benefit Autism research 0 None
2010-06-15 Wisconsin CLTS Medicaid Waiver covers Rethink Autism program for children and youth 0 None
2010-06-15 Talaris Institute launches new online service for parents of young children 0 None
2010-06-15 Alliance for a Healthier Generation recognizes 179 schools for increasing healthy eating, physical activity 0 None
2010-06-14 Parents are little aware of concussion risks and support school policies to minimize them: Poll 0 None
2010-06-14 Dr. Carolle Jean-Murat continues to provide much needed services to the people of Haiti 0 5
2010-06-14 Dysfunctional magno cells in eyes associated with learning disabilities 0 None
2010-06-14 Children get MRI tests for reasons unrelated to benign anomalies: Study 0 None
2010-06-14 Children born after ART at increased risk of congenital malformation 0 None
2010-06-14 In vitro fertilization ups the risk of birth defects: study 0 None
2010-06-14 Study: Children with idiopathic onset epilepsy have high remission rate 0 None
2010-06-14 Children living in socially disadvantaged neighborhoods are more likely to be obese 0 None
2010-06-11 Ladies invited to be pampered at Charity event to help raise money for deaf and blind children 0 None
2010-06-11 Uncork the Cure to contribute funds for children's brain tumor research 0 None
2010-06-11 Children who attend youth clubs are less likely to engage in problem behaviors 0 None
2010-06-11 Protein IL-10 removes Escherichia coli K1 bacterium from blood and reverses brain damage 0 None
2010-06-11 Parents may influence gender-based differences in children 0 None
2010-06-11 Today's fathers play an active role in children's lives 0 None
2010-06-11 New book provides overview of paediatric drug development 0 None
2010-06-11 FDA advisory panel to focus on dental amalgam's potential risk to vulnerable populations 0 None
2010-06-10 Non-melanoma skin cancer is potential marker for survivors at risk for future malignant tumors 0 None
2010-06-10 New study finds propofol poses low risk for children undergoing research-driven imaging studies 0 None
2010-06-10 Copy number variants may cause autism: Study 0 None
2010-06-10 New genetic discoveries from Autism Genome Project 0 4.2
2010-06-10 World's largest DNA scan reveals new genetic changes in autistic children 0 5
2010-06-10 Novel gene replacement therapy holds promise for Spinal Muscular Atrophy 0 5
2010-06-09 $15 million sanctioned for replacement of school gas heaters not enough say organizations 0 None
2010-06-09 Vemma kicks off second annual fundraising campaign for Children's Miracle Network 0 None
2010-06-09 Discovery Labs reports preliminary results from Surfaxin Phase 2 trial in children with Acute Respiratory Failure 0 None
2010-06-09 PulmoBind product candidate has potential for early diagnosis of PH in pediatric population 0 None
2010-06-09 CGH, FISH techniques effective for postmortem analysis of fetuses, infants with congenital anomalies 0 None
2010-06-09 CXCR4 protein restores brain damage in multiple sclerosis patients 0 5
2010-06-09 Delaware's first-in-the-nation guidelines for nutrition and physical activity in child care accepted: Study 0 None
2010-06-09 Discovery Labs receives FDA guidance to gain Surfaxin approval for RDS in premature infants 0 None
2010-06-09 UNITAID concerned about infant HIV medication shortage, drug company says supply is sufficient 0 None
2010-06-09 Gates Foundation announces 5-year, $1.5 billion commitment for maternal, child health 0 None
2010-06-08 Columbia completes enrollment in PROCHIEVE 8% Phase III study to reduce preterm birth in short cervix women 0 None
2010-06-08 UPMC Health Plan collaboration launches pediatric weight management program 0 None
2010-06-08 Experimental drug that targets genetic makeup of tumor shows early signs of efficacy against medulloblastomas 0 None
2010-06-08 Lack of community focus and poor coordination hamper UN initiative for maternal, child Health 0 None
2010-06-08 Aeterna Zentaris presents data of perifosine Phase 1 trial for recurrent pediatric solid tumors at ASCO 0 None
2010-06-08 Children and teens with moderate to severe OSA have lower academic grades: Research 0 None
2010-06-08 Women who quit smoking during pregnancy will prevent infant deaths 0 None
2010-06-08 Rice University students develop new device to help children with acute respiratory infections 0 None
2010-06-08 Report finds racial and ethnic disparities in children's health and health care 0 None
2010-06-08 Gates Foundation to invest $1.5 billion for integrated women's and children's health programs 0 None
2010-06-08 U.N. Secretary-General, Sec. of State Clinton address Women Deliver conference 0 None
2010-06-07 30 percent of Aussie mums think it’s OK to drink alcohol while pregnant 1 None
2010-06-07 Parents pressure schools to comply with IDEA or face legal action regarding students with ASD 0 None
2010-06-07 Ten prevention tips to stay safe from infection and illness during summer camp 0 None
2010-06-07 Phase 1 study data of Keryx' perifosine for recurrent pediatric solid tumors presented at ASCO 0 None
2010-06-07 Smoke-free laws protect both children and adults from exposure to secondhand smoke 0 None
2010-06-07 Seasonal allergies may cause mild sleep-disordered breathing in young children: Research 0 None
2010-06-07 Regular bedtime, adequate sleep lead to positive developmental outcomes in children 0 None
2010-06-07 Study identifies potential link between Gilbert's Syndrome, childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia 0 None
2010-06-07 Sleepwalking, bedwetting persist into adolescence 0 None
2010-06-05 NHLBI stops trial evaluating new approach to reduce risk of recurrent stroke in children with sickle cell anemia 0 None
2010-06-05 Comprehensive review of paediatric bronchoscopy 0 None
2010-06-05 Study finds 18% of pediatric patients at-risk for sleep-related breathing disorders 0 None
2010-06-05 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital recognized as leader in all 10 clinical specialties 0 None
2010-06-05 New research: Questionnaires can help dentists screen for SDB in pediatric population 0 None
2010-06-05 Bangladeshi children who lose mothers more likely to die, Lancet study finds 0 None
2010-06-05 Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation to join with JFC to celebrate Children's Day 0 None
2010-06-04 High frequency ventilation for preterm babies just as effective 0 None
2010-06-04 Bertucci’s Chef chosen to participate in First Lady Michelle Obama's Chefs Move To Schools program 0 None
2010-06-04 Report on mental health outcomes of former child soldiers in Sierra Leone 0 None
2010-06-04 Masimo SET pulse oximetry screening effective for early diagnosis of critical CHD in newborns 0 None
2010-06-04 Advergames can promote unhealthy eating habits in children 0 None
2010-06-04 Frequent relocations in childhood linked to poorer well-being in adulthood 0 None
2010-06-04 Chronically ill children with private insurance less likely to be admitted to specialty-care center: Study 0 None
2010-06-04 Mikey's Way Foundation expands from hospitals to Ronald McDonald House New York 0 None
2010-06-04 SOGC urges strategy for preventing deaths during delivery, childbirth 0 None
2010-06-04 Anti-seizure drug can be used to treat AT deficiency: Pitt researchers 0 5
2010-06-04 Quality of life improves treatment of children with velocardiofacial syndrome: Research 0 None
2010-06-04 Growth hormone treatment promotes growth in infants with CRF: Study 0 None
2010-06-04 St. Jude receives top spot in 2010-11 Best Children's Hospital rankings 0 None
2010-06-04 Report ranks best children's hospitals 0 None
2010-06-04 Detailed analysis of epigenetics of Wilms tumor reveals similarities to stem cells 0 None
2010-06-04 CHOC Children's receives royalty-free research license to certain StemCells' patents 0 None
2010-06-04 Antiviral drug oseltamivir appears safe and effective for infants hospitalized with influenza: Study 0 None
2010-06-04 Writer advocates for community inclusion for children and families living with autism 0 None
2010-06-03 Unhealthy diet and lifestyle linked to childhood asthma - study 0 None
2010-06-03 Research may yield new urine test to diagnose autism 0 5
2010-06-03 Community interventions help American Indian families reduce early childhood weight gain: Study 0 None
2010-06-03 U-M researchers one step closer to discovering why certain diseases affect specific organs 0 None
2010-06-03 California examines 'never events' at hospitals; La. seeks funding for primary care clinics; Texas trims children's health program 0 None
2010-06-03 Incidence of skin cancer cases increases particularly among teenagers 0 None
2010-06-03 CPAP treatment may be a better option for preterm infants 0 None
2010-06-02 Major loophole in physical education mandates for students in U.S. 0 None
2010-06-02 CookShop nutrition education program helps students make healthier food choices: Survey 0 None
2010-06-02 Curemark commences clinical trial enrollment for CM-AT autism treatment at two more sites 0 None
2010-06-02 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International honors Roche with "Chancellor's Award" 0 5
2010-06-02 Proton therapy offers life-changing benefits to children with cancer 0 None
2010-06-02 Platelets play important role in cerebral malaria: Research 0 5
2010-06-02 Plans to continue flu vaccination ban – intensive investigations ongoing 0 None
2010-06-02 Parents can play critical role in children's autism treatment: New research 0 4
2010-06-02 CareFusion introduces CLiO2 automatic oxygen controller for newborns needing mechanical ventilation 0 5
2010-06-02 Canada willing to spend $1B on G8 maternal, child health initiative 0 None
2010-06-02 New model reveals molecular basis of multiple hereditary exostoses 0 None
2010-06-01 Paid parental leave in Australia may soon be a reality 0 None
2010-06-01 Sweet Tomatoes kicks off annual cookie campaign for Easter Seals 0 None
2010-06-01 Socioeconomic factors predict ADHD-medication in Swedish schoolchildren 0 None


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