Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - July 2011

Date Title Comments Rating
2011-07-31 Weight-loss programs a waste of time: Expert opinion 5 2.3
2011-07-30 Tiny Prints partners with March of Dimes 0 None
2011-07-30 Clinton praises innovators for their work to help mothers and children 0 None
2011-07-30 Therapeutic hypothermia might not be effective for children after heart attack 0 None
2011-07-30 BlueCross, SodexoMAGIC holds an end-of-summer barbeque for Chattanooga youth 0 None
2011-07-30 National campaign to eradicate child heat stroke deaths in vehicles 0 None
2011-07-30 Need for medical ID bracelets has risen due to increase in juvenile diabetes 0 None
2011-07-30 AHRQ: Average annual prescription drug expenses for children with asthma have doubled 0 None
2011-07-30 UNICEF calls for all actors to make saving children's lives the top priority 0 None
2011-07-30 SACHDNC presents new recommendations for storing dried newborn blood specimens 0 None
2011-07-30 Resection of brain regions with fast ripples may improve seizure outcome in pediatric epilepsy: Study 0 None
2011-07-30 FDA issues 90-day extension for Pfizer's Prevnar 13 sBLA to treat pneumonia in adults 0 None
2011-07-30 UH Rainbow physicians to participate in two new clinical trials with AsthmaNet 0 None
2011-07-29 New methods to detect illegal clouding agents in sports drinks 0 None
2011-07-29 Niger facing high child malnutrition rates 0 None
2011-07-29 French maternal and child health clinics threatened by poor economy 0 None
2011-07-29 U.N. officials reiterate clean drinking water and sanitation are human rights issues 0 None
2011-07-29 UMMS announces two-year contract to provide newborn screening services in Maine 0 2
2011-07-29 Tips to make family vacations less hazardous for kids and parents 0 None
2011-07-29 Drinking, drugs and cigarettes not so cool for ‘teens’ these days 0 None
2011-07-28 New candidate gene for human benign childhood epilepsies 0 None
2011-07-28 Natural recycling system, PPAR agonists can help protect children with heart defects 0 None
2011-07-28 Researchers identify gene linked to Lesch-Nyhan disease 0 None
2011-07-28 Study finds harmful haloacetic acids in the urine of pool workers, swimmers 0 None
2011-07-28 Conference to discuss new discoveries in cognitive neuroscience research 0 None
2011-07-28 Puget Sound Blood Center, Seattle Children's inaugurate new on-site lab 0 None
2011-07-28 U.S. food labelling system has a positive impact 0 None
2011-07-28 Early intervention can prevent childhood anxiety: Macquarie colloquium series 0 None
2011-07-28 ADHD severity impacts child's health-related quality of life 0 None
2011-07-27 UNICEF in new African vaccine drive 0 None
2011-07-27 A healthier ‘Happy Meal’ on the way 0 None
2011-07-27 OR models verify cost effectiveness of hepatitis B interventions 0 1
2011-07-27 New series of hospital-based adventure books for children 0 None
2011-07-27 Researchers compile first global estimates of coeliac disease and associated mortality 0 None
2011-07-27 Mayo Clinic releases recommendations from the ice hockey concussion summit 0 4
2011-07-27 Positive results from phase Ib/IIa trial of novel molecular technique for Duchenne muscular dystrophy 0 None
2011-07-27 World leaders should either scale up commitment to polio eradication significantly or abandon goal 0 None
2011-07-27 New Penn Center for Orphan Disease Research and Therapy 0 None
2011-07-27 Cedars-Sinai's COACH for Kids and Their Families to increase oral health services for students 0 None
2011-07-27 Follow-up dose recommended to defend children against pandemic virus outbreaks 0 None
2011-07-27 Special panel votes in favor of HDE approval for EXCOR Pediatric VAD 0 None
2011-07-27 Four-year study to test effectiveness of WHO Safe Childbirth program 0 None
2011-07-27 NSU, Immunotec collaborate to determine effects of Immunocal on children with ASD 0 3
2011-07-26 Key risk factors for death, transplantation in children with dilated cardiomyopathy 0 None
2011-07-26 Majority of parents unaware of medical research participation opportunities for children 0 None
2011-07-26 New hope for infants born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy 0 None
2011-07-26 Symposium on early childhood dental disease 0 None
2011-07-26 fMRI scans can identify biological signs of autism in toddlers 0 None
2011-07-26 Women & Infants creates fully integrated center for high-risk pregnancy 0 None
2011-07-25 Understaffed maternity units in UK struggling to cope 0 None
2011-07-25 Chicken pox vaccine reduced related deaths by 88% 0 None
2011-07-25 Fluoride supplements neither safe or effective 0 5
2011-07-25 Safety tips to avoid backpack injuries 0 None
2011-07-25 A Step Ahead Pediatric Therapy partners with The Eisen Agency 0 None
2011-07-25 Intravenous fluids appear to lower severity of kidney failure in children with E. coli infection 0 None
2011-07-25 Two genetic variations can identify children at higher risk of radiation-induced second cancers 0 None
2011-07-25 Infanticide and attempted infanticide common crimes among inmates in Malian capital's women's prison 0 None
2011-07-25 Children with ADHD may face increased risk of pedestrian injury 0 None
2011-07-25 Eating location, food source impact daily energy intake for children 0 None
2011-07-25 Nearly 720,000 children are at risk of death across the Horn of Africa 0 None
2011-07-25 Tips for children with allergies or asthma 1 None
2011-07-24 Catholic Church apologizes for past forced adoption practices 0 None
2011-07-22 Effects of refusal and delay in childhood vaccination 0 None
2011-07-22 IRIN reports on challenges to fighting child malnutrition in Nepal 0 None
2011-07-22 Insight into Fragile X Syndrome and autism 0 None
2011-07-22 Clinton discusses clean cookstove initiative in India 0 None
2011-07-22 Social safety net programs also reduce childhood obesity 0 None
2011-07-22 Fla., Idaho differ on federal funds tied to health law 0 None
2011-07-22 The Joint Commission certifies 7 disease-specific programs at Children's Medical Center 0 None
2011-07-22 NPR: Vaccine cost-benefit analysis complicates guidelines 0 None
2011-07-22 FDA approves U.S. launch of Wiskott-Aldrich gene therapy clinical trial 0 None
2011-07-22 GLB teens more likely to live away from their families 0 None
2011-07-22 GIDAC recommends FDA approval of Janssen's REMICADE for treatment of pediatric UC 0 None
2011-07-22 Study on maternal employment, child socio-emotional behaviour in the UK 0 None
2011-07-21 Scientists find distinct links between smoking during pregnancy and long-term harm for the child 0 None
2011-07-21 Youth sport can help children develop transferrable personal and social skills 0 None
2011-07-21 Researchers discover novel combination of two mutations in a patient with ADHD 0 None
2011-07-21 Children and adults with social withdrawal due to Fragile X may benefit from STX209 0 None
2011-07-21 Exposure to household tobacco smoke increases risk of bronchiolitis in infants 0 None
2011-07-21 Save the Children report examines 'healthcare deserts' 0 None
2011-07-20 Babies of stressed pregnant mums may have lasting effects 0 None
2011-07-20 VIVUS to present topiramate exposure, birth defect data at IEC 0 None
2011-07-20 Kool Smiles inaugurates new Elkhart office to offer dental services 0 None
2011-07-20 Young people with serious genetic blood disorder are not getting right help at school 0 None
2011-07-20 Study investigates mercury deposits in industrialized city soil 0 None
2011-07-20 Cord Blood Bank of Arkansas opens at UAMS 0 None
2011-07-20 'Be a Hero for Babies Day' raises $2.75 million for March of Dimes 0 None
2011-07-20 GAVI begins rotavirus immunization campaign 0 None
2011-07-19 Two key genes may help prevent childhood leukemia 0 None
2011-07-19 Texas Children's Hospital uses new surgical approach for treating epilepsy 0 5
2011-07-19 'Global Leap for Life 2011' gives people chance to raise money for cancer charities 0 None
2011-07-19 Newborn study suggests that increase in congenital hypothyroidism is entirely artifactual 0 None
2011-07-19 DNDi's new drug development programme for children with HIV/AIDS 0 None
2011-07-19 Thalidomide analog shows promise against sickle cell disease 0 None
2011-07-19 Teens with positive sense of well-being more likely to report being healthy in young adulthood 0 None
2011-07-19 Exposure to tobacco smoke nearly doubles risk of hearing loss among adolescents 0 None
2011-07-19 Scientists define structure of astrovirus that causes juvenile diarrhea 0 None
2011-07-19 Study looks at bed-sharing and effect on child behavior 0 None
2011-07-19 Grandparents driving kids around might be safer than parents 0 None
2011-07-18 Obesity in kids reaches extreme levels 0 None
2011-07-18 Washington Post examines access to maternal and child health care in Sierra Leone 0 None
2011-07-18 Bedsharing in toddlerhood does not negatively affect children's behavior and cognition 0 None
2011-07-18 Coronary CTA non-invasive and safe for children 0 None
2011-07-16 Children with private insurance more likely to receive comprehensive primary care 0 None
2011-07-15 Ellipse's MAGEC System can effectively treat children with Early Onset Scoliosis 0 5
2011-07-15 Horn of Africa nations risk 'massive famine,' Shah says 0 None
2011-07-15 Ultrasound can detect risk of psychiatric disorders in premature infants 0 None
2011-07-15 Study: Overall awareness about eye health lower among ethnic Americans 0 None
2011-07-15 CDC investigators working to understand nodding syndrome among East African children 0 None
2011-07-15 Scientific American presents slide show on MTCT prevention 0 None
2011-07-15 Seattle Children's inaugurates new center for cancer research 0 None
2011-07-15 Partially hydrolysed whey formula does not prevent allergies in high-risk infants 0 None
2011-07-15 Babies have far less ability to recognize rapidly changing images than adults 0 None
2011-07-15 OSI Systems introduces Sonicaid Encore to track fetal heartbeat 0 None
2011-07-14 Study examines psychological problems among adopted children 0 None
2011-07-14 Children's Hospital of Alabama purchases iRISecure tissue tracking system from Mobile Aspects 0 None
2011-07-14 N.Y. ends plan to force hospitals to curb caesarean sections for Medicaid enrollees 0 None
2011-07-14 Study examines accuracy, effectiveness of pre-sport participation ECG screenings 0 None
2011-07-14 New BGU system could prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 0 None
2011-07-13 Family planning essential for meeting world population's needs 0 None
2011-07-13 Study: Family meals may help prevent eating disorders in teens 0 None
2011-07-13 Study: No evidence of increased risk of leukaemia near nuclear power plants 0 None
2011-07-13 UIC to begin STX209 clinical trial for treatment of autism spectrum disorders 0 None
2011-07-13 Severely obese children should be removed from parents, placed in care: Expert opinion 0 None
2011-07-12 Tips for parents to prepare healthy summer snacks 0 None
2011-07-12 Two studies on childhood leukemia 0 None
2011-07-12 Groundbreaking study on treatment of separation anxiety disorder 0 None
2011-07-12 Maternal smoking during pregnancy causes serious birth defects 0 None
2011-07-12 Researchers identify obesity-related paradoxes among Chinese youth 0 None
2011-07-12 Secondhand smoke linked to ADHD, learning and behavioral disorders in kids 0 None
2011-07-11 A 16 pound baby born in Texas 0 5
2011-07-11 Potential causes for drops in children's immunization rate 0 None
2011-07-11 'Vanishing' girl population in India 0 5
2011-07-11 LSUHSC to study mid, long-term health consequences of oil exposure 0 None
2011-07-11 Study confirms maternal alcohol consumption increases risk of birth outcomes 0 None
2011-07-10 Three hours exercise each day necessary for babies and toddlers 0 None
2011-07-10 Circumcision subjected to vote this November in San Francisco 2 None
2011-07-08 Women exposed to domestic violence during childhood may experience PTSD as adults 0 None
2011-07-08 XLR paediatric-optimized MRI workflow to address unmet need in imaging 0 None
2011-07-08 SNE's nutrition educator receives 2011 Helen Denning Ullrich Award of Excellence 0 None
2011-07-08 Children with hearing impairment can benefit from UNHS screening program 0 None
2011-07-07 Jamie Oliver’s healthy school meal efforts analyzed 0 None
2011-07-07 Levels of urinary eosinophil protein-X may predict future atopy in asymptomatic children 0 None
2011-07-07 Data fusion of three vital signs may predict serious illness in children 0 None
2011-07-07 With Minn. budget talks stalled, social services make funding plea 0 None
2011-07-07 Sports improve cognitive, emotional and behavioral well-being in boys 0 None
2011-07-07 Sodium intake during pregnancy alters kidney development in offspring 0 None
2011-07-06 Overall risk of stillbirth low among ART children 0 None
2011-07-06 Fiscal problems could be mitigated by ART conceived children 0 None
2011-07-06 Frozen embryo transfer may not adversely affect neonatal outcome 0 2
2011-07-06 Majority of tonsil surgery in children performed during summer vacation 0 5
2011-07-06 New modified adult device effective, inexpensive for children with pneumonia 0 None
2011-07-06 Air traffic pollution impacts growth and development of unborn children 0 None
2011-07-06 Researchers investigate predictors for adverse outcome in IVF singletons 0 None
2011-07-06 Tips to help children and teens prepare for games in extreme heat 0 None
2011-07-06 The essential role of midwives 0 None
2011-07-06 Maternal smoking cessation improves perinatal outcomes in children 0 None
2011-07-06 Study: 16-month old infants learn to transfer knowledge in new situations 0 None
2011-07-06 Maternal anxiety, depression may increase risk of asthma in children 0 None
2011-07-06 Infants treated with certain HIV medication more likely to experience adrenal dysfunction 0 None
2011-07-06 Study: 'Vanishing twin' linked to increased risk of congenital malformations 0 None
2011-07-06 Obese children more likely to be bullied 0 None
2011-07-05 First bloodless heart transplant on 6-year-old boy performed at Nationwide Children's Hospital 0 5
2011-07-05 ICSI study shows strong increase in first trimester pregnancy loss after the age of 38 0 4
2011-07-05 Recursive partitioning analysis identifies children at higher risk of reabuse 0 None
2011-07-05 Withholding treatment appears to be primary mode of infant deaths in NICU 0 None
2011-07-05 Antidepressants during first trimester linked to increased risk of autism 1 None
2011-07-05 Closer look at the effect military deployment has on children 0 None
2011-07-05 Autism Speaks announces significant findings from largest study of twins with ASD 0 None
2011-07-05 Anti-depressants during early pregnancy linked to increased risk of autism 0 None
2011-07-05 Shared environment influences susceptibility to autism more than previously thought 0 None
2011-07-04 Stress coping strategies in child protection services 1 5
2011-07-04 Ways to protect children from X-ray radiation 0 None
2011-07-04 Women can have successful pregnancy after recurrent miscarriage 0 4
2011-07-04 Primiparity, maternal smoking and BMI linked to risk of pre-term birth 0 None
2011-07-04 New model may help reduce multiple pregnancies in women 0 None
2011-07-04 Study: Urban children more likely to use active school transportation 0 None
2011-07-02 WFP funding shortfall forcing cutbacks in Afghanistan 0 None
2011-07-02 Leading psychologist to discuss modern childhood at Bristol public lecture 0 5
2011-07-02 Hidden incision endoscopic technique eliminates visible scarring in kidney surgery 0 None
2011-07-02 Children with dairy allergies can benefit from foods that contain baked milk 0 None
2011-07-01 AHRQ releases data on disparities involving hospitalization of children for asthma 0 None
2011-07-01 ASCB Childcare grant eases science career vs. family conflict 0 None
2011-07-01 Explicit instruction makes children less likely to engage in spontaneous exploration and discovery 0 None
2011-07-01 The Max Cure Foundation, SWCRF partner to fund pediatric cancer research 0 None
2011-07-01 U.N. Somalia coordinator warns about increasing rates of malnutrition 0 None
2011-07-01 Unhealthy food adverts on TV induce children to to eat high-fat and high-sugar foods 0 None
2011-07-01 Health care reform eligibility restrictions will lead to exclusion of 220,000 children in California 0 None

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