Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - April 2011

Date Title Comments Rating
2011-04-30 State news highlights: Texas Senate approves Medicaid savings bill 0 None
2011-04-30 Extensive folic acid fortification of foods prevents neural tube defects in neonates 0 None
2011-04-30 PURE named winner of CSN 2011 National Child Safety Award 0 None
2011-04-30 Study: Immigrants living less than five years in Canada less likely to have premature babies 0 None
2011-04-30 Three hundred neurosurgeons to participate in Central Park softball tournament 0 None
2011-04-30 Prescriptions for narcotic-containing drugs often contain too much medication per dose 0 None
2011-04-30 Tips for parents to prevent child's sports injuries 0 None
2011-04-30 Video games can serve as respiratory therapy for children with cystic fibrosis 0 None
2011-04-30 Fetal exposure to crude oil chemical may increase risk of heart disease 0 None
2011-04-30 Babies born to obese mothers may face risk of iron deficiency 0 None
2011-04-30 Penn Nursing, Surgeon General partner to promote breastfeeding awareness in the U.S. 0 None
2011-04-30 Children with TVs in their bedrooms more likely to be overweight: Study 0 None
2011-04-30 Unintentional injury deaths of young children can be prevented: Study 0 None
2011-04-30 Study finds association between ERBB4 gene, LVOT malformations 0 None
2011-04-30 Neither vitamin E nor metformin reduces liver enzymes in children with fatty liver disease: Study 0 None
2011-04-29 Proton radiography imaging helps lower radiation dosage to pediatric cancer patients 0 None
2011-04-29 Study finds low pediatric flu vaccination acceptance rates in Atlanta 0 None
2011-04-29 5 minute Autism detection test 0 3.5
2011-04-28 Blood levels of inflammation-controlling protein linked to childrens' risk of developing diabetes 0 None
2011-04-28 Anesthetia does not appear to influence children's brain 0 1
2011-04-28 New blog for parents and caregivers of children with autism 0 None
2011-04-28 Study examines racial differences between obesity and vitamin D among children 0 None
2011-04-28 Vitamin E effective against severe fatty liver disease in some children 0 None
2011-04-28 Pfizer announces global launch of new child nutrition products 0 None
2011-04-28 Legislative approaches needed to address obesity epidemic in Canada 0 None
2011-04-28 Anglican Church’s take on population growth: Stop baby bonus 0 None
2011-04-28 IL28B gene plays a key role in spontaneous HCV clearance in infants 0 5
2011-04-28 Five-minute screening program can help track children with autism 0 None
2011-04-28 Novel strategy for physicians to detect Autism Syndrome Disorder in babies 0 None
2011-04-27 Maternal consumption of omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy reduces risk of childhood obesity 0 None
2011-04-27 Socioeconomic status linked to medication non-adherence in children with epilepsy 0 None
2011-04-27 CDC: States can do more to improve Children's food environment 0 None
2011-04-27 New study sheds light on sleep problems in children with autism 0 5
2011-04-27 Children, adolescents with liver disease may not benefit from vitamin E or metformin 0 None
2011-04-27 Azithromycin holds promise for preventing BPD in Ureaplasma-infected preterm infants 0 None
2011-04-26 Too much TV raises risk of narrow eye blood vessels and heart disease in kids 0 5
2011-04-26 Pediatricians plan April 27 rally to protect children's health care access 0 None
2011-04-26 University of Arkansas receives USDA grant for childhood obesity project 0 None
2011-04-26 University of Texas receives $5 million USDA grant to fight childhood obesity 0 None
2011-04-26 Study: Women use more medications during pregnancy 0 None
2011-04-26 CSI's cancer cytogenetic testing receives COG approval 0 None
2011-04-26 Infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia can benefit from azithromycin therapy 0 None
2011-04-26 Neonatal intensive care unit tips for parents 0 None
2011-04-26 UC Davis professor receives $4.8 million federal grant for child obesity study 0 None
2011-04-25 Study questions suitability of anti-retroviral drugs for the young 0 None
2011-04-25 American Academy of Pediatrics sounds alarm on chemicals 0 None
2011-04-25 Child's death renews medical error debate 0 None
2011-04-25 Adults with PTSD and history of childhood trauma have shorter telomeres 0 3.5
2011-04-25 NCM, National Park Foundation partner to combat childhood obesity 0 None
2011-04-25 New study reports national survey results of physicians who deliver childhood vaccinations 0 1
2011-04-25 UCI anesthesiologist to use $3.2 million NIH grant for P-TIPS program 0 None
2011-04-25 Group B streptococci continues to increase risk of sepsis in newborns 0 None
2011-04-25 FDA approves Sanofi Pasteur's meningococcal vaccine 0 None
2011-04-25 Experts to present new research on pediatric ear, nose, and throat disorders at ASPO meeting 0 None
2011-04-25 ASPO to honor pediatric otolaryngologists at annual meeting in Chicago 0 None
2011-04-25 Pediatric otolaryngologist to earn Charles Ferguson Clinical Science recognition 0 None
2011-04-25 Californians for Patient Care reminds parents about affordable infants' immunizations 0 None
2011-04-24 Sanofi Pasteur receives FDA approval for Menactra to prevent meningococcal disease 0 None
2011-04-22 Rite Aid reduces price of whooping cough vaccine for children in California 0 None
2011-04-22 New study: Children born with HIV are now faring well into adolescence, adulthood 0 None
2011-04-22 New otolaryngology research topics to be presented at ASPO meeting 0 None
2011-04-22 Jeffrey Modell Foundation opens new center for primary immunodeficiency 0 None
2011-04-22 EMQ FamiliesFirst offers Therapeutic Behavioral Services Program in Monterey County 0 4
2011-04-22 Early surgery, timely treatment and prenatal diagnosis can help prevent oral clefts 0 2
2011-04-22 Human placenta plays an active role in serotonin synthesis 0 None
2011-04-22 Organophosphates exposure during pregnancy may impair child cognitive development 0 None
2011-04-22 NAA launches new program to fight wandering incidents among children with autism 0 None
2011-04-21 Nearly 50% of children with autism elope 0 None
2011-04-21 Merck and Sanofi Pasteur commence Phase III trial of pediatric hexavalent combination vaccine 0 None
2011-04-21 Toddlers having insecure emotional relationship with mothers at increased risk for obesity 0 None
2011-04-21 First Spouses support Down syndrome cognitive research 0 None
2011-04-21 Rate of antiretroviral virological failure higher among children living with HIV/AIDS than adults, study finds 0 None
2011-04-21 Sedentary lifestyle in childhood narrows vessels in the retina and increases risk of cardiovascular disease 0 None
2011-04-21 Antenatal infection and ventilation with BPD associated with excessive accumulation of dendritic cells in lungs 0 None
2011-04-21 Normal routine use of topical corticosteroids for eczema in children does not 'thin the skin' 0 None
2011-04-21 Abuse during childhood substantially increases risk of depression in adolescence 0 None
2011-04-21 Early musical study may provide cognitive benefits as we age 0 None
2011-04-21 Number of stressful events experienced during pregnancy linked to child behaviour outcomes 0 None
2011-04-21 New survey: Breastfeeding mothers show greater response to their infant's cry 0 None
2011-04-21 Prenatal exposure to organophosphate pesticides linked to lower IQ in children 0 None
2011-04-20 IPSY programme leads children to say 'no' to cigarettes and alcohol 0 None
2011-04-20 Study shows possibility of women living with AIDS to breastfeed with lower risk 0 None
2011-04-20 Spanish tool measures infant pain rapidly and simply 0 None
2011-04-20 Cigarettes leave toxins on surfaces that can endanger prenatal and postnatal infants 0 None
2011-04-19 Cervical cancer vaccine target falls short: Report 3 None
2011-04-19 Parents open to genetic tests for children 0 None
2011-04-19 Study finds abnormal fetal circulation as a risk factor for fetal thrombotic vasculopathy 0 None
2011-04-19 New neoprene inhaler cover for children with asthma 0 None
2011-04-19 SafeMinds calls for immediate vaccine safety studies in autistic children 1 None
2011-04-19 Overweight and obese parents more likely to view school-time activity as inadequate 0 None
2011-04-19 Blood test can predict pre-term births during second trimester 0 None
2011-04-19 Mother's diet during pregnancy can influence child's risk of obesity 0 None
2011-04-19 IU, Ohio and Kentucky partner to advance childhood disease research 0 None
2011-04-18 Forehead scanning comparable to under arm temperature readings in newborns 0 None
2011-04-18 Scientists identify networks of genes critical in embryonic-heart development 0 None
2011-04-18 Intellectual disability may have genetic origin, but is not hereditary 0 None
2011-04-18 Non-Hispanic black infants born with heart defects more likely to die within five years 0 None
2011-04-18 Mother’s Day can be tough when your Mum has cancer 0 None
2011-04-17 One in ten Aussie kids unable to perceive the tastes of food 2 5
2011-04-16 HF/E bunk bed research can prevent deaths among children 0 None
2011-04-16 Former UNICEF head accepts Nestle board position, says she will examine compliance with WHO breast milk code 0 None
2011-04-16 Children who have eczema with hay fever more likely to develop allergic asthma 0 None
2011-04-15 Genentech receives FDA approval for Actemra to treat juvenile idiopathic arthritis 0 None
2011-04-15 Mandatory single embryo transfers for IVF may decrease risk and cost 0 None
2011-04-15 Researchers pinpoint new approach that can treat pediatric leukemia 0 None
2011-04-15 Nearly all 2.6 million stillbirths worldwide occur in low-, middle-income countries, Lancet series says 0 None
2011-04-15 High rates of induction, C-section do not improve infant outcomes in low-risk women 0 None
2011-04-15 Study finds minimally invasive thyroid surgery effective in pediatric patients 0 None
2011-04-15 Scientists develop new test for premature babies 0 None
2011-04-13 Obesity and smoking linked to stillbirths: Report 0 3.5
2011-04-12 Children who consume white potatoes have more nutrient-dense diets 0 None
2011-04-12 Latest issue of Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care provides valuable insights 0 None
2011-04-12 Wrist circumference may predict insulin resistance and cardiovascular risk 0 5
2011-04-11 OFID honors UAE ear surgeon with Annual Award for Development 1 None
2011-04-11 Food insecurity can affect children's school performance 0 5
2011-04-11 Immunization does not increase emergency room visit in children with inherited disorders 0 None
2011-04-11 Scientists identify new treatment to combat PFAPA syndrome in children 16 3.5
2011-04-10 Toxic substances including arsenic in baby food 0 4.5
2011-04-08 German government, Gates Foundation sign agreement to provide funding for GAVI Alliance 0 None
2011-04-08 Cenovus donates $1.3 million to Alberta Children's Hospital to combat childhood cancer 0 None
2011-04-07 Sibling ‘squabbles’ good for the youngest child: Study 0 None
2011-04-07 Shionogi launches CUVPOSA for pediatric chronic severe drooling 0 None
2011-04-07 Exercising during pregnancy improves child's heart health after birth 0 None
2011-04-07 Parents and schools may contribute to childhood obesity 0 None
2011-04-07 Hartwell honors UCSD scientists with Individual Biomedical Research Award 0 None
2011-04-07 Busy roads around pregnant woman's home increases likelihood of premature birth of baby 0 None
2011-04-06 Childhood obesity: Positive & negative trends 0 None
2011-04-06 Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention in autism continues to be questioned in Quebec 0 5
2011-04-06 Socioeconomic factors still influence autism diagnosis 0 None
2011-04-06 Study finds marked increases in teen use of marijuana and Ecstasy 0 None
2011-04-06 Book examines impacts of social and environmental change on children 0 None
2011-04-06 State roundup: Report urges Mass. city employees to pay more health costs 0 None
2011-04-05 Teenage birth rate in the U.S. falls 0 2
2011-04-05 Plackers launches new dental online club for kids 0 None
2011-04-05 Study finds substantial increase in pediatric CT in hospital emergency departments 0 None
2011-04-05 More studies needed to identify which specific autism treatments are helpful for specific children 0 None
2011-04-05 New method allows lowest possible dose of radiation for children undergoing CT scans 0 None
2011-04-05 Cedars-Sinai receives $750,000 grant from Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy for sildenafil/taladafil study 0 None
2011-04-05 Children with DCD tend to feel more emotionally isolated, less coherent and less optimistic 0 None
2011-04-05 Children with ASDs benefit from certain medical and behavioral treatments 0 None
2011-04-05 Asymmetrical flattening of the skull increasing in infants and young children 0 None
2011-04-04 Lack of specialists accepting Medicaid hampers care 0 None
2011-04-03 1 in 5 American mothers has children from multiple men: Study 0 None
2011-04-02 CCEI offers course on child abuse in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month 0 None
2011-04-02 CAS-Carrera awarded $3.5M SIF grant from EMCF 0 None
2011-04-02 Midwife shortage in developing countries contributing to deaths of mothers, infants, Save the Children report says 0 None
2011-04-02 National survey: 76% of parents trust child's doctor for vaccine-safety information 0 None
2011-04-02 Latest scientific discoveries in children's health to be presented at PAS annual meeting 0 None
2011-04-01 Sinai Hospital offers new program that can help improve pediatric patients' lung function 0 None
2011-04-01 Geisinger expert offers advice on how to manage child's asthma 0 None
2011-04-01 LifeSpan medicine launches new health and wellness program for kids 0 None
2011-04-01 Rapid rise in ATV-related injuries and deaths involving kids 0 None
2011-04-01 Pediatric health care experts to meet at Pediatric Nursing annual conference 0 None
2011-04-01 OPO staff working with ICU team can help recover more organs from brain dead donors 0 None
2011-04-01 Ontario's doctors praise Consumer Protection Amendment Act 0 None
2011-04-01 Efforts needed to keep students with food allergies safe and included 0 None
2011-04-01 Scientists to develop new techniques for autism detection and treatment 0 None
2011-04-01 Study: Internet-based intervention can improve childhood sleep problems 0 None
2011-04-01 New research sheds light on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 0 None
2011-04-01 New research links regular breakfast to low blood lead levels in children 0 None


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