Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - December 2011

Date Title Comments Rating
2011-12-31 CATCH Healthy Habits program will come to Albany in early 2012 0 None
2011-12-31 No Cronobacter detected in Mead Johnson products 0 None
2011-12-29 States awarded over $296M for ensuring more children have health coverage 0 None
2011-12-29 Tips for taking care of a toddler's teeth 0 None
2011-12-28 Relationship between mum and toddler may predict obesity later in life: study 0 None
2011-12-27 Oral and tactile sensitivities in childhood can lead to OCD 0 None
2011-12-27 Salt addiction acquired in infancy: Study 0 None
2011-12-26 NCC announces grant recipients of Childhood Cancer Research Coalition program 0 None
2011-12-26 Tips for getting fit with children 0 None
2011-12-26 Researchers warn food allergy blood tests should never be used as standalone diagnostics 1 3
2011-12-26 Researchers analyze link between maternal-child relationship and adolescent obesity 0 None
2011-12-26 Mead Johnson affirms safety of Enfamil Premium Newborn formula 0 None
2011-12-23 Researchers discover key interaction at heart of promising new treatment for Fabry disease 0 None
2011-12-23 UNICEF aims to vaccinate 1.7M children against measles in DRC 0 None
2011-12-23 Toddlers don't respond to their own voice 0 None
2011-12-23 Researchers successfully treat severe congenital disorder in mouse model 0 None
2011-12-23 First study to explore impact of crowding on children with fracture-related pain 0 None
2011-12-23 Health care issues leaving mark on presidential race 0 None
2011-12-22 Fetal heart rate monitor may improve infant's health 0 None
2011-12-22 UCSD Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care & Burns offers holiday safety tips 0 None
2011-12-22 Autism Speaks announces 47 new ASD research grants 0 None
2011-12-22 Study hopes to explain premature births and failed inductions of labour 0 None
2011-12-22 Government, humanitarian agencies respond to flooding in Philippines, warn of disease threat 0 None
2011-12-22 Study measures brain activity in infants to better understand their pain response 0 None
2011-12-22 Truths and myths about pregnancy, obesity 0 None
2011-12-22 ORNL tool reveals previously undiscovered role of retinoblastoma 0 None
2011-12-22 FDA approves Merck's Isentress to treat HIV-1 infection in children, adolescents 0 None
2011-12-21 Breastfeeding should continue until 12 months urge experts 0 None
2011-12-21 Cholera education campaign launched in Somali capital 0 None
2011-12-21 Mother's milk for healthy growth 0 None
2011-12-20 Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline to increase sales of pneumococcal vaccines through GAVI 0 None
2011-12-20 Three-dose artesunate therapy effective in treating children with malaria 0 None
2011-12-20 PerkinElmer's ViaCord enters collaborative study with Miracle Babies 0 None
2011-12-20 Grand Challenges Canada, Gates Foundation announce grants to develop portable diagnostic tools 0 None
2011-12-20 Children with SDB may have better QOL after adenotonsillectomy 0 None
2011-12-20 Eculizumab protects children from severe Shiga toxin-associated HUS 0 None
2011-12-19 Gardasil – cervical cancer vaccine offered to all boys as well 1 1
2011-12-19 Second-hand smoke exposure during childhood associated with aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease 0 None
2011-12-19 Toshiba, AHRA announce recipients of fourth annual Putting Patients First grant program 0 None
2011-12-18 Tanning beds raise risk of skin cancer – kids need to be barred 0 None
2011-12-17 Researchers identify gene that causes PKD/IC in infants 0 None
2011-12-17 Problem behaviors may increase risk of suicide in children 0 None
2011-12-17 Women, girls affected by HIV in Indonesia face poverty 0 None
2011-12-17 Pfizer enters Prevenar 13 supply agreement to protect children from pneumococcal disease 0 None
2011-12-17 NYC Council Member celebrates re-launch of Einstein's Gruss MRRC 0 None
2011-12-17 If misused, popular noisy toys may permanently damage children's hearing 0 5
2011-12-17 3-year study identifies key interventions to reduce maternal, newborn, child deaths 0 None
2011-12-17 Berlin Heart receives FDA approval for EXCOR Pediatric System 0 None
2011-12-16 Vaginal progesterone decreases odds of premature delivery in women 0 None
2011-12-16 F. nucleatum alters endothelial integrity and allows other bacteria to invade human body 0 None
2011-12-16 Protecting displaced women and children from gender-based violence 0 None
2011-12-16 Global health aid continues to grow despite recession, report indicates 0 None
2011-12-16 EPA rule to help protect kids' brain from autism 0 None
2011-12-16 State roundup: Florida awaits Medicaid waiver news 0 None
2011-12-16 Ohio Senate puts abortion bill on hold 0 None
2011-12-16 Glucocorticoid inhalation during pregnancy does not increase risk of diseases in offspring 0 None
2011-12-16 Evidence-based interventions to reduce newborn and maternal mortality 0 None
2011-12-16 Increased temperatures can shorten gestation time and lead to stillbirth 0 None
2011-12-16 Cancer-causing potential of fetal exposure to carcinogens can vary substantially 0 None
2011-12-16 Scientists discover gene that causes Weaver syndrome 0 None
2011-12-15 ONC gives gift with vision to reduce blindness and mortality among children 0 None
2011-12-15 Positive results from Hatchtech's DeOvo Phase 2b trial on head lice 0 None
2011-12-15 Lab results change in consistent ways during the course of Kawasaki disease 0 None
2011-12-15 UT MD Anderson offers CAP gift for pediatric cancer patients 0 None
2011-12-15 Vaginal progesterone safe and effective in preventing preterm birth 0 None
2011-12-15 Chevron's role in fight against HIV/AIDS in Africa 0 None
2011-12-15 Vaginal progesterone reduces rate of preterm birth and neonatal complications 0 None
2011-12-15 M. pneumoniae CARDS toxin plays a critical role in asthma 0 5
2011-12-15 Half of all stillbirths result from pregnancy disorders, placental conditions 0 None
2011-12-15 HDE and DEP exposure can lead to development of asthma 0 None
2011-12-15 National conference on mindfulness for children 0 None
2011-12-14 Chronic fatigue syndrome may be reason behind many school absenteeism: Study 0 None
2011-12-14 FETO improves infant survival rate in severe cases of congenital diaphragmatic hernia 0 None
2011-12-14 ICFH to implement EHRs for behavioral health services 0 None
2011-12-14 Mothers of very low birth-weight infants suffer worse health 0 None
2011-12-14 Nearly half of children with epilepsy experience adverse events due to invasive EEG 0 None
2011-12-14 USAID infographic on how to save 5M children by 2015 0 None
2011-12-14 Children of childhood cancer survivors do not have increased risk for birth defects 0 None
2011-12-14 Stillbirth linked with factors identifiable before or at the start of pregnancy 0 None
2011-12-14 Link between maternal pre-pregnant BMI, weight change in pregnancy and offspring birthweight 0 None
2011-12-13 NJ underserved children less likely to receive dental care 0 None
2011-12-13 'Twinning' team approach improves pediatric lymphoma outcomes 0 None
2011-12-13 U of A creates 'conversation cards' for pediatric weight management 0 None
2011-12-13 Scientists identify genetic alteration behind anophthalmia 1 None
2011-12-13 Infants with low salivary cortisol levels develop fewer allergies 0 None
2011-12-12 Parents blame swine flu vaccine for son’s narcolepsy 0 None
2011-12-12 New nutrition guidelines for healthier living 0 None
2011-12-12 National Autism Center releases new ASD manual for parents 0 None
2011-12-12 Research assesses safety and efficacy of pre-operative transfusions, hydroxyurea therapy for SCD 0 None
2011-12-12 TIME names Penn Nursing's autism research among Top 10 New Findings in Parenting 0 None
2011-12-12 Tips for parents to protect children from holiday dangers 0 None
2011-12-09 Study highlights need for greater recognition of sexual and reproductive healthcare needs of teen boys 0 None
2011-12-09 New pediatric formula for Chagas disease treatment developed in Brazil 0 None
2011-12-09 CSIS publishes reports on immunization and global health 0 None
2011-12-09 Conn. wants insurers to pay more of children's mental health costs 0 None
2011-12-09 Researchers discover potential target for cherubism 0 None
2011-12-09 MSU researcher uses MRI to unlock how cerebral malaria damages brain 0 None
2011-12-09 Children in Yemen at increased risk as rebel group restricts aid access 0 None
2011-12-09 Girls suffer more frequently from chronic pain than boys 0 None
2011-12-09 High gut flora protects children against allergies 0 None
2011-12-09 Forbes interviews Sarah Brown about her work in maternal, child health advocacy 0 None
2011-12-08 Breakfast cereals high in sugars: Report 0 None
2011-12-08 Federal officials push greater medical use of gene sequencing 0 None
2011-12-08 Two new research studies to help colicky infant and their parents 0 3
2011-12-08 Medicaid news: Ariz. appeals court upholds cuts; federal spending increases 0 None
2011-12-08 Influenza shot boosts immune response in pregnant women, protects neonatal babies 0 None
2011-12-08 Study shows how mothering can strengthen offspring's immune system in brain 0 None
2011-12-08 New ways to treat overeating in children and adults 0 None
2011-12-08 Intensive maternal care during infancy promotes effect of NPY in brain 0 None
2011-12-07 CSL partners with NIH to study Cytomegalovirus, a common cause of abnormalities in newborns 0 None
2011-12-07 Are parents and pediatricians turning a blind eye to their kids’ weight gain? 0 None
2011-12-07 Arsenic in rice worrisome 1 None
2011-12-07 Antenatal corticosteroids reduce risk of death in extremely preterm infants 0 None
2011-12-07 Needle-free anemia test to be launched in February, Guardian reports 0 None
2011-12-07 AFECTAIR may be an effective alternative to SoC for delivery of inhaled nitric oxide 0 None
2011-12-07 New book explains distressing breathing problems of children 0 None
2011-12-07 New approach can benefit parents with gender nonconforming and transgender children 0 None
2011-12-07 Women experience intimate partner violence, depression after childbirth 0 None
2011-12-07 Milk powder outperforms lower-dose therapy for treatment of food allergies 0 None
2011-12-06 Infants can differentiate between credible and un-credible sources 0 None
2011-12-06 Roundup: Ariz. examines complaints of prisoners' medical health care; Calif. settles suit on kids' mental health services 0 None
2011-12-06 Communication break down in warning parents about their overweight children 0 None
2011-12-06 Some Mexican parents do not encourage their teens to be active 0 None
2011-12-06 More mothers are breastfeeding their newborns, but for too short a duration 0 None
2011-12-06 Xeltis receives PEI conditional approval to initiate tissue-engineered cardiovascular graft study 0 None
2011-12-06 Premature kids more likely to have behavioural/emotional problems 0 5
2011-12-06 Scientists identify a pattern that predicts which pregnant women likely to have complications 0 None
2011-12-06 WSU study to improve diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders 0 None
2011-12-06 Endocrine Society supports policies that aim to combat pediatric obesity 0 None
2011-12-06 DD and autism screening should be routine for all children seen in epilepsy clinics 0 None
2011-12-06 Exposure to family violence may increase brain activity in children 0 None
2011-12-06 S. Korea resumes aid through UNICEF to N. Korea 0 None
2011-12-06 Epilepsy in children with ASD is photosensitive: Study 0 None
2011-12-06 Study looks at how severely low birth weight impacts attention and memory during adulthood 0 None
2011-12-06 Prenatal exposure to valproate may increase risk of autism in children 0 None
2011-12-06 Fetal exposure to valproate impairs IQ till age six 0 None
2011-12-06 Headaches after TBI more prevalent among adolescents, girls 0 None
2011-12-06 Early stress of separation from biological parent impacts gene expression 0 None
2011-12-06 New website helps raise awareness about childhood obesity 0 None
2011-12-06 Child abuse can affect brain functions later life: Study 0 None
2011-12-06 Tips to keep kids safe during cold-weather 0 None
2011-12-06 New research suggests that teenage texting of nude photos not so popular 1 1
2011-12-05 Obesity maybe passed down from fathers to kids: Study 0 None
2011-12-05 Low vitamin D levels associated with higher degrees of insulin resistance 0 None
2011-12-05 New HRSA report: 14 to 19% of U.S. children have special health care need 0 None
2011-12-05 Study shows new biochemical disturbances in the brains of children with ADHD 0 None
2011-12-05 Scientists discover new candidate gene for Dravet syndrome 0 None
2011-12-05 Researchers identify ADHD gene variants involved in glutamate signaling 0 None
2011-12-05 Study: 3D-TV may cause seizures in children and adolescents 0 None
2011-12-05 U-M scientists generate Dravet-derived neurons 0 5
2011-12-03 Latin American, Caribbean national rotavirus immunization campaigns show success, CDC report says 0 None
2011-12-03 Doctors provide tips on toy safety 0 None
2011-12-03 Foster children on Medicaid are overly medicated, says report 0 None
2011-12-03 Brazil's ANVISA grants registration for child-adapted formulation of benznidazole for Chagas disease 0 None
2011-12-03 Promising new agent against sarcomas affecting children 0 None
2011-12-03 Institutional discrimination and people's attitudes affect disabled children 0 5
2011-12-02 First study of cortisol awakening response in infants 0 None
2011-12-02 DNDi highlights lack of healthcare coverage for children with HIV/AIDS 0 None
2011-12-02 Blocking telomerase increases cancer cells' sensitivity to radiation treatment 0 None
2011-12-02 'Simple solutions' available to improve family health 0 None
2011-12-02 CCEI offers trial course on recognizing infectious diseases in the early childhood setting 0 None
2011-12-02 Adding a dip can induce bitter sensitive children to eat more vegetables 0 None
2011-12-02 Life expectancy rising in Afghanistan with infant, maternal mortality declining, survey shows 0 None
2011-12-02 Low-carbohydrate diet may help prepubescent girls avoid obesity associated risks 0 None
2011-12-01 Autism Speaks releases 'Visual Supports' tool kit for parents, providers 0 None
2011-12-01 Peer-mediated interventions may provide greater social benefits for children with ASD 1 None
2011-12-01 Study finds unhealthy food environment in children's hospitals 0 None
2011-12-01 Fewer uninsured kids even as adult numbers rise 0 None


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