Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - August 2010

Date Title Comments Rating
2010-08-31 Emergency department visits for concussions in young athletes on the rise 0 None
2010-08-31 Over one-half of babies in poverty raised by mothers living with depression 0 None
2010-08-31 Halozyme identifies strategy to reintroduce HYLENEX 0 None
2010-08-31 Dedicated web site for PKU medical education to be launched at 2010 SSIEM Annual Symposium 0 None
2010-08-31 Infants born by early elective C-section likely to have health problems: Study 0 None
2010-08-31 Texas Children's Fetal Center announces 200th TTTS laser ablation surgery milestone 0 None
2010-08-31 Canadian minister travels to Mali, Mozambique to start rolling out Canada's G8 Muskoka Initiative 0 None
2010-08-30 Opinions: MDG progress; Drug patents; Aid for scientific research; Avoiding food crises; Hunger in India; U.S. commitments to PEPFAR, Global Fund 0 None
2010-08-30 Cedillo vs. Health and Human Services case highlights failure of Vaccine Injury Compensation Program 0 5
2010-08-30 Toshiba announces 1,000th worldwide MR installation 0 None
2010-08-30 Jenevieve Fisher to launch book on children living with cancer 0 5
2010-08-30 Many expectant mothers unaware of risks associated with early elective C-sections and induced labor 0 None
2010-08-30 Pediatric catastrophic disease treatment affects appetite: Study 0 None
2010-08-30 Queensland Health: neglect and red tape 0 None
2010-08-30 MEND 7-13 Program improves obesity management in children 0 None
2010-08-30 Misuse of OTC medicines increases risk for children 0 None
2010-08-27 Clinton condemns mass rape of women, children in Congo; U.N. investigation continues 0 4
2010-08-27 Recent releases in Global Health 0 None
2010-08-27 Simple medical exams recommended for school-age children 0 None
2010-08-27 Exmovere to release vital sign monitoring infant sleepwear 0 None
2010-08-27 New methodologies for protein measurement needed to address adulteration in infant formula and pet food 0 None
2010-08-27 Research Roundups: Underinsured children; Hospital progress on electronic records; Federal officlals' work on comparative effectiveness 0 None
2010-08-27 Children and young people want greater involvement in healthcare consultations 0 None
2010-08-27 MCNA announces $2 million to launch HEAL program for childhood asthma management 0 None
2010-08-27 Researchers find two high-fat diets reduce absence epilepsy in children 0 None
2010-08-27 H1N1 flu increases complication in children with sickle cell anemia: Study 0 None
2010-08-27 Nationwide Children's Hospital designated as Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center 0 None
2010-08-27 Cooper Institute receives contract from Texas Department to develop NUTRIGRAM for children 0 None
2010-08-27 Study finds PCV7 vaccine reduces bacterial pneumonia infection in children 0 None
2010-08-27 Exposing victimized children to disaster increases emotional, behavioral problems: Study 0 None
2010-08-26 FDA accepts Sanofi Pasteur's Menactra vaccine sBLA for active immunization of infants and toddlers 0 None
2010-08-26 New article examines education practices, priorities for deaf-blind children 0 None
2010-08-26 CCEI to introduce professional development course to prevent Bloodborne Pathogens among children 0 None
2010-08-26 Mental health issues during pregnancy contribute to infant mortality and poor child health 0 None
2010-08-25 Axon Sports CCAT system now available to assess cognitive function in children 0 None
2010-08-25 Sea food for babies 0 None
2010-08-25 Diarrhea, skin diseases increase among children in flood-affected areas of Pakistan: Survey 0 None
2010-08-25 ARAMARK Education launches wellness, nutrition education program for school children 0 None
2010-08-25 WHO grants prequalification status to pneumococcal vaccine, paving way for U.N. procurement 0 None
2010-08-25 Study: No association between first-trimester exposure to antiherpetic antiviral drugs and major birth defects 0 None
2010-08-25 Fluoridation exposure during childhood prevents adult tooth loss 0 1
2010-08-25 Parents should give their children's lunches a sugar makeover: Delta Dental Plans Association 0 None
2010-08-25 Study examines movement of pediatric drug testing outside the U.S. 0 None
2010-08-24 Children consuming school lunches likely to become overweight: USDA-Backed Study 0 None
2010-08-24 Media detective programs allow children to resist messages encouraging alcohol and tobacco use 0 None
2010-08-24 Special empowerment program to promote confidence in diabetic children 0 None
2010-08-24 Study finds multi-modal hemispheric based program improves participant's educational outcomes 0 None
2010-08-24 Children affected by Katrina still face emotional problems, study finds 0 None
2010-08-24 Pfizer's Prevenar 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine receives WHO prequalification 0 None
2010-08-23 JAFRA donates more than $100,000 to help SOS Children's Villages in Vietnam 0 None
2010-08-23 Study finds post Katrina period increases mental health issues among children 0 None
2010-08-23 Children's Wish Foundation to grant new wishes for children diagnosed with life-threatening illness 0 None
2010-08-23 Sledding-related injuries may result in traumatic brain injury: Study 0 None
2010-08-23 New diagnostic tool proves cost-effective in identifying rare genetic disorders 0 None
2010-08-22 Back seat drivers right to feel uneasy 0 5
2010-08-21 Early year-round sports specialization contributes to rise of overuse injuries 0 5
2010-08-21 Abt Associates to evaluate program to encourage healthier eating among lower-income Americans 0 None
2010-08-21 Cardinal DiNardo calls for support on 'No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act' 0 None
2010-08-21 'Yakult' effective in reducing acute diarrhea in young children: Study 0 None
2010-08-21 Whole body MRI may help to diagnose suspected child abuse: Study 0 None
2010-08-21 State Roundup: Hospital safety, infant mortality, immigration and more 0 None
2010-08-20 Stent implanted in artery inside skull of 14-year-old boy to prevent stroke 0 None
2010-08-20 NSF issues award to develop techniques for analyzing children's behavior 0 None
2010-08-20 Pennsylvania receives over $2 million federal grant for development of home visiting programs 0 None
2010-08-20 Neuroscientist conducts free webinar to highlight children’s vision problems 0 None
2010-08-20 The Center for Pediatric Dentistry opens in Seattle on September 1, 2010 0 None
2010-08-20 Study on multisensory processing in autistic children 0 None
2010-08-19 Decline in SIDS rate contributes to overall infant mortality reduction in New Jersey 0 None
2010-08-19 UT Southwestern pediatric urologist pioneers surgical procedure for girls with rare vaginal defects 0 None
2010-08-19 Maternal stress contribute to an elevated risk for depression in offspring: Research 0 None
2010-08-19 Prenatal pesticide exposure increases susceptibility to ADHD in children 0 None
2010-08-19 24% more children with progeria discovered 1 None
2010-08-19 U.S. children and adolescents become fatter over the last decade: Study 0 None
2010-08-19 TPRF grants $25k to St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital for children's eye care program 0 None
2010-08-19 Scientists reveal lab approach method to treat neuroblastoma in children 0 None
2010-08-18 BBC reports on efforts to broaden access to childhood vaccines 0 None
2010-08-18 More young people are losing their hearing: Study 0 4.5
2010-08-18 Aggressive children more inclined to misuse drugs 0 None
2010-08-18 Study finds disparities in evaluation, diagnosis of abuse among infants with traumatic brain injury 0 None
2010-08-18 Teachers' perceptions of poor behavior leads to potential misdiagnosis of ADHD 0 None
2010-08-18 Genome-wide study identifies key genetic variant associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease 0 None
2010-08-18 Evaluation of medical reasons behind end to pregnancy due to abnormalities of fetus important 0 5
2010-08-18 Study links child’s date of birth with ADHD diagnosis rate 0 None
2010-08-18 Study unveils ways new moms can lose baby weight after childbirth 0 None
2010-08-18 Agilent's HPLC-Chip/MS technology helps identify over 200 different human milk oligosaccharides structures 0 None
2010-08-18 NHLBI awards Vanderbilt Pediatrics and Nashville Parks $12 million to fight childhood obesity 0 None
2010-08-17 Simple measure saves children’s lives: study 0 None
2010-08-16 Study finds first clue that links childhood obesity to skeletal fractures 0 None
2010-08-16 August is National Immunization and Cataract Awareness Month 0 None
2010-08-16 Kaiser Permanente uses integrated care delivery model to aid mothers understand benefits of breastfeeding 0 None
2010-08-16 CTI announces EMEA's validation of expanded PIP for pixantrone 0 None
2010-08-16 Childhood brain tumor survivors may be vulnerable to physical declines associated with aging: Study 0 None
2010-08-13 Exposure to immune proteins during pregnancy increases risk for schizophrenia in offspring 0 None
2010-08-13 Novavax announces positive results from pre-clinical toxicology study of RSV vaccine candidate 0 5
2010-08-13 Researchers develop robotic powered wheelchair system for children with disabilities 0 None
2010-08-12 New research with agitated monkeys may help predict childhood anxiety & depression 0 None
2010-08-12 Heater replacement funding falters 0 None
2010-08-12 Synutra responds to infant formula allegations 0 2
2010-08-12 Reduced quality or quantity of sleep leads to school performance difficulties, behavior problems 0 None
2010-08-12 Increased brain activity predicts anxious temperament in young primates 0 None
2010-08-11 Simple morning walk to school could reduce stress reactivity in children: Study 0 None
2010-08-11 Dr. Hastings receives grant for Spinal Muscular Atrophy research 0 None
2010-08-11 U.S. Senators introduce legislation to encourage R&D aimed at neglected pediatric diseases 0 None
2010-08-11 Infants of emotionally receptive parents have reduced sleep disruptions: Study 0 None
2010-08-11 Enriched breakfast re-energizes children's morning rituals and boosts learning potential 0 None
2010-08-11 NovoSeven RT in 8 mg vial for hemophilia A or B with inhibitors receives FDA approval 0 None
2010-08-11 FDA clears Curemark's CM – 4612 IND for Phase III clinical trial in ADHD 0 None
2010-08-11 Noven enters agreement to acquire global rights to ADHD drug Daytrana from Shire 0 None
2010-08-10 Studies show harsh treatment of children still prevails in many countries 0 None
2010-08-10 Children of incarcerated parent likely to be incarcerated 0 None
2010-08-10 Texas Children's Hospital provides tips to ensure healthy and successful school year 0 None
2010-08-10 ADA updates position paper on children’s healthy behaviors 0 None
2010-08-10 Study on ethnic disparities in pediatric asthma in Latino and non-Latino children 0 None
2010-08-10 Researchers find disparities among children suffering from repeated ear infections 0 None
2010-08-09 New familial link in juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia discovered 0 None
2010-08-09 Aquilion ONE 320-detector row CT system reduces radiation exposure 0 None
2010-08-09 Active outreach may enhance kids’ ability to get health insurance 0 None
2010-08-08 Australian childcare costs to ramp up 0 None
2010-08-08 Antidepressants cannot be recommended in children with autism: Study 0 None
2010-08-07 IDFA applauds U.S Senate Committee for child nutrition legislation 0 None
2010-08-07 ADA commends U.S. Senate on reauthorization of child nutrition programs 0 None
2010-08-07 Multimedia programs increase vegetable intake in kindergarten children 0 None
2010-08-07 Clinical trials in Asia, Africa confirm safety, effectiveness of rotavirus vaccine 0 None
2010-08-07 Vemma joins with Presbyterian Hospital to provide ultra-premium nutrition for underprivileged children 0 None
2010-08-07 Boston Globe examines rise of polio in Tajikistan, other pockets of world 0 None
2010-08-07 Kids v Cancer applauds Senators for Creating Hope Act of 2010 0 None
2010-08-07 Text4baby messaging program wins HHSinnovates award 0 None
2010-08-06 Nemours applauds Senate for passing bi-partisan Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 0 None
2010-08-06 Child Nutrition Initiative encourages Senate for Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act 0 5
2010-08-05 Australia has highest rates of type 1 diabetes among children 0 None
2010-08-05 New study on decision making for infants with complex life threatening illnesses 0 None
2010-08-05 New volume on Growth hormone therapy 0 None
2010-08-05 Modified music program improves speech skills in children with Down syndrome: Study 0 None
2010-08-05 ACI points to importance of supervision, storage to ensure safe use of household cleaning products 0 None
2010-08-05 Benefits of childhood screening for vision disorders in preschool children 0 None
2010-08-05 Mothers of premature babies have high levels of stress and anxiety 0 None
2010-08-05 Excess maternal weight gain predicts high birth weight: Research 0 None
2010-08-04 Pregnancy weight gain liked to childhood obesity: Study 0 None
2010-08-04 New law to increase employment-based coverage for children 0 None
2010-08-04 PCV-7 vaccine introduction leads to changing patterns of hemolytic uremic syndrome 0 3
2010-08-04 Study analyzes prevalence of pediatric patient-safety events at hospitals 0 None
2010-08-04 New health law is uncharted terrain for administration, insurers 0 None
2010-08-03 Tooth erosion in kids a growing problem say concerned dental experts 0 2.5
2010-08-03 EITC programs directly linked to higher birth weights: Study 0 None
2010-08-03 Molina Healthcare provides low interest loan to California Childrens Academy 0 None
2010-08-03 Elsevier makes available key articles in support of World Breastfeeding Week 2010 0 None
2010-08-03 U.S. clinical trials provide further evidence of importance of storing umbilical cord blood 0 None
2010-08-03 Parents need to protect their children's health before sending them back to school: ACEP 0 None
2010-08-03 Group skill building intervention programs for foster care children may help improve mental health 0 None
2010-08-03 Pairing adolescents with college student mentors keeps kids healthy, fit 0 None
2010-08-03 Study finds hunger as a serious risk factor for long-term poor health among children, youth 0 None
2010-08-03 World Breastfeeding Week highlights benefits to infant, child nutrition, health 0 None
2010-08-03 East Africa declared polio-free again after outbreak 0 None
2010-08-03 High levels of lead found in Mount Isa children: Study 0 5
2010-08-02 Rethink Autism, eSchool News offer webinar to show how schools can save costs using new technology 0 None
2010-08-02 Study shows increased rate of SIDS in male infant 0 None


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