Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - January 2011

Date Title Comments Rating
2011-01-31 Loyola inaugurates clinic exclusively to treat children with headaches 0 None
2011-01-31 CircusFit, Ringling Bros, HOPSports announce new partnership to encourage kids to stay active, healthy 0 None
2011-01-29 Six regions across province to unite through ski 0 None
2011-01-29 OCPS unveils new school recipes at Chefs Move to Schools event 0 None
2011-01-29 Published paper suggests some orthodontists may expose young patients to unnecessary radiation 0 None
2011-01-29 Initiative to eliminate polio in the U.K. 0 None
2011-01-29 Amity engages Rick Engineering for development plans of new Children and Family Reunification center 0 None
2011-01-29 U-M researchers reveal molecular signals that regulate catch-up growth 0 None
2011-01-29 UK government, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support efforts to stamp out polio 0 None
2011-01-29 Exposure to infections in early childhood can protect child from eczema later in life: Study 0 None
2011-01-29 Research provides new clues for compulsive behavior, cognitive defects linked with LND 0 None
2011-01-29 New research shows CEUS can improve diagnosis of variety of medical conditions in children 0 None
2011-01-28 Clarins and Shoppers Drug Mart support Motherisk in Kiss for Life campaign 0 5
2011-01-28 New Balance Foundation supports Children's Hospital Boston with $7 million gift for pediatric obesity program 0 None
2011-01-28 Mothers satisfied with relationship during pregnancy are most satisfied 3 years later: Study 0 None
2011-01-28 Nation study examines running-related injuries treated in U.S. emergency departments 0 None
2011-01-28 Study suggests newborn diagnosis can improve survival in SCID patients 0 None
2011-01-28 Study: Running-related injuries increased to 34% in children 0 None
2011-01-28 Improper food handling can lead to gastrointestinal illness in children 0 None
2011-01-28 Reduction in secondhand smoking associated with fewer cases of middle ear infection among children 0 None
2011-01-28 McGill, GSK enter collaborative research agreement on cystic fibrosis 0 None
2011-01-28 Crossed eyes in adults can also be corrected 5 3.4
2011-01-28 Scientist identifies polymorphism that raises risk of poor outcomes in preterm infants 0 None
2011-01-28 Placental colonization by bacteria could lead to preterm birth and other developmental problems 0 None
2011-01-28 Tobacco smoke exposure still a major cause for asthma attacks in kids: National Poll 0 None
2011-01-28 Early dental visit is important for good oral health in children 0 None
2011-01-27 Cardiac stem cell therapy can rebuild damaged heart in children 0 None
2011-01-27 Gestational diabetes raises risk of diabetes and weight problems in babies: Study 0 5
2011-01-27 Anaphylaxis through the eyes of the food-allergic child 0 5
2011-01-27 Rethink Autism to offer free web-based program for parents and teachers 0 None
2011-01-27 ACS NSQIP Pediatric helps hospitals prevent complications 0 None
2011-01-27 Antibiotic use in first six months of life may result in childhood asthma 0 None
2011-01-27 Canadian PM, Tanzanian President open meeting to develop framework for $40b maternal and child health initiative 0 None
2011-01-27 Parents who share caregiving for preschool children may experience more conflict 0 None
2011-01-27 New four year study to evaluate asthma triggers in children 0 None
2011-01-27 Feeding regimens may improve respiratory health in premature babies with lung disease 0 5
2011-01-25 Arizona State University sponsored forum addresses child health crises in America 0 None
2011-01-25 UB's therapeutic program helps teens with ADHD to become better drivers 0 None
2011-01-25 Wrigley launches school-based program to improve health, nutrition in school-age children 0 None
2011-01-25 m2m, HP collaborate to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in Africa 0 None
2011-01-25 U.N. commission to establish benchmarks for $40B maternal, child health initiative commitments 0 None
2011-01-25 Schools have highest number of bacteria 0 None
2011-01-25 Human model of rare genetic disease reveals new clues to aging process 0 5
2011-01-24 Weighty matters 0 None
2011-01-24 Rotavirus vaccine significantly cuts child hospitalizations, study says 0 None
2011-01-24 Eliminating sugary drinks from diet can reduce tooth decay in American Indian children 0 None
2011-01-24 Two studies explore relationship between nutrition and asthma 0 None
2011-01-24 Tips for parents to prevent infant abduction 0 4
2011-01-24 CHIL receives $23.7 NIFA grant to prevent young child obesity 0 None
2011-01-24 Environmental contaminant levels in mother's body decrease during breast-feeding: Study 0 None
2011-01-23 Australia’s Healthy Weight Week 0 None
2011-01-21 NIMH awards Case Western Reserve $7.8M renewal grant to study manic symptoms in children 0 None
2011-01-21 Approaches designed to motivate drug development for children needed 0 None
2011-01-21 Opinions: GAVI; Haitian women; Clinton's foreign policy 0 None
2011-01-21 NGOs, IAOMT urge to ban mercury-containing products, including dental amalgam 0 None
2011-01-20 Ultrasound practice accreditation is now available in Fetal Echocardiography: AUSM 0 5
2011-01-20 Routine rotavirus vaccine shows a significant drop in diarrhea cases: Study 0 None
2011-01-20 Australia’s child abuse rates fall but foster care rates rise: Report 0 None
2011-01-20 Elizabeth Glaser foundation awarded $45M grant to address pediatric HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe 0 None
2011-01-20 FDA provides tentative approval under PEPFAR for Matrix's Lamivudine and Zidovudine NDA 0 None
2011-01-20 OSC and RINCH offer support to speed discovery techniques of childhood diseases 0 None
2011-01-20 NYU Langone to expand Emergency Department and dedicate separate area for pediatric emergency care 0 None
2011-01-20 Singapore study finds video game addiction exists globally 0 None
2011-01-20 Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network adds 17 sites in Canada and the U.S 0 None
2011-01-20 Adolescent girls may engage in substance use due to bullying-related depression 0 None
2011-01-20 Adult children of divorce are more likely to have suicidal ideation 0 None
2011-01-20 GSK and Prosensa commence GSK2402968 Phase III study in DMD 0 4
2011-01-19 Autism Speaks, CDC and NIH collaborate to investigate higher prevalence of ASD in Minneapolis' Somali population 1 5
2011-01-19 Novo Nordisk's new insulin pen for children receives 2010 GOOD DESIGN Award 0 4
2011-01-19 Best friends influence children's physical activity 0 None
2011-01-19 Surgeon General issues 'Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding' 0 5
2011-01-19 Mothers with resolved grief following preterm birth more likely to have securely attached infants 0 None
2011-01-19 New study provides clear data on high rate of childhood maltreatment among deaf community 0 None
2011-01-19 Research identifies childhood traumatic stress as potential risk factor for obesity in adulthood 0 None
2011-01-19 Researchers look at potential benefits, risks of exclusive breastfeeding during first 6 months of life 0 None
2011-01-19 UQAM student identifies gene linked to B-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia 0 None
2011-01-19 Severe asthma in early childhood may lead to premature loss of lung function during adolescence: Study 0 None
2011-01-18 FDA approves ParaPRO's Natroba for topical treatment of head lice 0 None
2011-01-18 Organic milk best: Study 0 5
2011-01-18 Australian drug survey reveals teenage drug use trends 0 None
2011-01-18 Australians urged to vaccinate babies and care givers against whooping cough 2 None
2011-01-18 FDA grants CASMED 510(k) clearance for expanded labeling of FORE-SIGHT Absolute Tissue Oximeter 0 None
2011-01-18 Orchid Cellmark executes multi-year contract with U.K. Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission 0 None
2011-01-18 CHF: Over 5 million children will lose insurance coverage under new health care policy 2 None
2011-01-18 Individuals with intensive educational intervention have better health behaviors: Study 0 None
2011-01-18 RTS,S offers 46 percent protection against malaria for at least 15 months after vaccination, Study finds 0 None
2011-01-18 Polysomnography may predict adverse outcomes following pediatric adenotonsillectomy: Study 0 None
2011-01-18 Teens living next to busy roadway face high risk of allergies and asthma: Study 0 None
2011-01-18 Eating less during early pregnancy impairs fetal brain development: Study 0 None
2011-01-18 Cincinnati Children's provides tips on how to stop the spread of flu germs 0 None
2011-01-18 Infant macrosomia is a risk factor for postneonatal death among First Nations 0 1.5
2011-01-17 Excessive video gaming may lead to mental ill health problems for kids, experts warn 3 4.1
2011-01-17 Milk may reduce risk of bowel cancer: Study 0 3
2011-01-14 Developmental Systems Approach can make early intervention more effective in children 0 None
2011-01-14 First 6 months of exclusive breast feeding: Child health experts question recommendation 0 None
2011-01-14 Cataloguing microbes in gut could lead to cause of necrotizing enterocolitis 0 None
2011-01-14 Study reports long-term complications in childhood survivors of bacterial meningitis 1 2
2011-01-13 First international conference on pediatric psychological trauma in infants and young children 0 None
2011-01-13 Antibiotics need to be used only when diagnosis of acute ear infection is certain 0 None
2011-01-13 Genetic information from Guthrie cards may serve as valuable resource to diagnose infant diseases 0 None
2011-01-13 Largest long-term examination of children's health and development in the US 0 None
2011-01-13 Maximum Potential Group provides ABA training for parents with autistic children 0 None
2011-01-13 Obesity in children today may contribute to 2-5 year decline in life expectancy 0 None
2011-01-12 Antibiotics for ear infection in kids better than watchful waiting: Study 0 2.7
2011-01-12 Educational psychologist calls for national review of medicating children to treat behavioural issues 0 None
2011-01-12 Kaiser Permanente Northwest leads nation in counseling against childhood obesity 0 None
2011-01-12 Baby-led weaning feasible for most infants 0 None
2011-01-12 Ascension Health launches project to determine best methods to reduce or eliminate birth complications 0 None
2011-01-12 Michael Cuccione Foundation donates $5 million to support childhood cancer research 0 None
2011-01-12 DNA blood test can help rule out Down's syndrome among high risk pregnancies 0 None
2011-01-12 Aid workers should pay extra attention to girls during food insecurity, say researchers 0 None
2011-01-12 Neurology professor receives MFRF's 'See the Light' award for Tay-Sachs research 0 4
2011-01-12 'MMR doctor' planned scheme to make millions from his health scare 0 None
2011-01-11 Study supports use of telomerase inhibitors for treatment of childhood cancers 0 5
2011-01-11 Breathing tobacco smoke increases blood pressure of pre-school children 3 None
2011-01-11 New study finds nitric oxide gas has no therapeutic value in most premature babies 0 None
2011-01-11 Discovery Labs provides update on Surfaxin FDA marketing authorization for RDS in premature infants 0 None
2011-01-11 Nationwide Children's Hospital receives $11.5 million NCI grant for Biospecimen banking 0 None
2011-01-11 AlertNet features 20 low-cost ideas that could improve health, reduce poverty 0 None
2011-01-11 Largest, national long-term study of children's health opens for Cuyahoga County 0 None
2011-01-11 Lineagen introduces FirstStep integrated genetic testing for early diagnostic evaluation of ASD, DD 0 None
2011-01-10 Enobia Pharma completes ENB-0040 Phase II study in juveniles with hypophosphatasia 0 5
2011-01-10 Close pregnancies increase autism risk: Study 0 None
2011-01-10 Shionogi brings KAPVAY ADHD drug to the U.S market 0 None
2011-01-10 AMT enters agreement with Consortium for clinical development of novel gene therapy to treat Sanfilippo B 0 None
2011-01-10 HHS and EPA make new announcements on fluoride based on up to date scientific data 0 None
2011-01-10 FDA warns retailers for illegal sale of tobacco products to minors 0 None
2011-01-09 Autism-vaccine link study – Complete fraud 0 1
2011-01-07 Majority of U.S. adults strongly support innovative programs to discourage teen pregnancy 0 None
2011-01-07 Babies' brains process language the same way as adults 0 None
2011-01-07 Low incentive fails to 'switch off' brain regions involved in mind-wandering among ADHD children 4 5
2011-01-07 Study supports two-dose vaccine regimen for protecting children from chickenpox 0 None
2011-01-07 Study examines link between media consumption, eating disorders among adolescent girls in Fiji 1 None
2011-01-07 Better monitoring, new techniques reduce anesthesia-related maternal deaths 0 None
2011-01-06 Violence against mothers increases risk of death among female children in India: Study 0 None
2011-01-06 Using TMV to control temperature of children's bath water can reduce risk of scalding: Researchers 0 None
2011-01-06 AOA says 3D viewing may help uncover vision disorders in children 0 None
2011-01-06 Study shows positive effects of formal child care in improving language skills 0 None
2011-01-06 Study explores 26 school-based nutrition interventions in the US 0 None
2011-01-06 FDA grants additional marketing exclusivity to INOMAX for pediatric BPD treatment 0 None
2011-01-06 Researchers investigate umbilical cord blood stem cells for traumatic brain injury in children 0 5
2011-01-05 Maternal depression adversely affects quality of life in children with epilepsy 0 None
2011-01-05 Sugared-sweetened beverages eliminated from Nationwide Children's Hospital campus 0 None
2011-01-05 Child's epilepsy diagnosis impacts mother's mental health and family environment 0 None
2011-01-05 Study shows adolescents who were breastfed at birth have stronger leg muscles 0 5
2011-01-05 Special knowledge of growth physiology needed to treat fractures in children 0 None
2011-01-05 Alkeus and Columbia University enter license agreement for potential therapies for dry-AMD, Stargardt disease 0 5
2011-01-05 Researchers create model that predicts drug effects on fetal development 0 4
2011-01-05 Low-radiocarbon nutrition permanently reduces genetic damage to brain cells 0 4
2011-01-05 Two doses of varicella vaccine provide higher antibody levels than one 0 4
2011-01-04 Flu outbreak peak yet to come: Experts 0 None
2011-01-04 Childhood/adolescent victimization: Enhanced outreach needed 0 None
2011-01-04 Caution over frequent use of diagnostic tests for kids 0 None
2011-01-04 Interventions aimed at infants improve school readiness and achievement 0 None
2011-01-04 Late-preterm infants often treated as developmentally mature, when not 0 None
2011-01-04 18F-FDG PET scans help evaluate cognitive dysfunction of pediatric fever-induced epilepsy 0 None
2011-01-04 U-M research shows children are more frequently exposed to radiation through imaging tests 0 None
2011-01-04 VIP program appears to promote parent-child interactions in families with low socioeconomic status 0 None
2011-01-03 C. difficile infection has become common among hospitalized children in the US 0 None
2011-01-03 Hydrocephalus in Ugandan children linked to farm animals, previous bacterial infection 0 None
2011-01-03 New guideline provides evidence-based recommendation for children undergoing tonsillectomy 0 3


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