Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Child Health News Stories - January 2012

Date Title Comments Rating
2012-01-31 Link between maternal nurturing and size of hippocampus in healthy children 0 None
2012-01-31 Obese docs often miss obesity in their patients: Study 0 5
2012-01-31 Dairy products help weight loss: Study 0 None
2012-01-31 AAP report addresses new phenomenon, 'Facebook Depression' 0 5
2012-01-31 NAET safe and effective in treating children with allergy-related autism 0 5
2012-01-31 UNICEF appeals for $1.28B to provide humanitarian assistance for children in 25 nations 0 None
2012-01-31 GAVI Matching Fund public-private partnership working to raise money 0 None
2012-01-31 Study pinpoints genetic factors behind increased ALL risk in Hispanic children 0 None
2012-01-31 AT&T donates US$29,000 to Camp Quality 0 3
2012-01-31 UMC to offer ditto device for pediatric patients 0 None
2012-01-31 Hospice of the Western Reserve receives Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation grant 0 None
2012-01-31 Researchers decipher genetic material of 48 pediatric glioblastomas 0 None
2012-01-30 Researchers identify two genetic mutations responsible for brain cancer in children 0 None
2012-01-30 Stronger laws need to encourage child booster seat use when carpooling 0 None
2012-01-30 Family participation in school-based interventions can help reduce problem behavior in teens 0 None
2012-01-30 Constipation may be the culprit in bedwetting problems 0 None
2012-01-30 Two initiatives launched at WEF with aim of ending new HIV infections among children by 2015 0 None
2012-01-30 Infant studies show intuitive physics knowledge occurs soon after birth 0 None
2012-01-29 Reason for language development delay in boys – Testosterone: Study 1 None
2012-01-27 Study explores links between antiretroviral prophylaxis, cleft lip and palate 0 None
2012-01-27 Cancer Research UK opens first AT9283 trial to treat childhood leukaemia 0 None
2012-01-27 LCI feasible, sensitive non-invasive marker of early lung disease in young children with CF 0 None
2012-01-27 Link between genetic abnormalities and cerebral palsy 1 None
2012-01-27 ILCA, IBLCE recognizes Cincinnati Children's for excellence in lactation care 0 None
2012-01-27 FDA approves UCB's Keppra for treatment of partial onset seizures in infants 0 None
2012-01-26 Olive and sunflower oil fried food not bad for heart: Study 0 1
2012-01-26 Chemicals in packaged food and textiles linked to low immunity in kids: Study 0 None
2012-01-26 Revised menus for school lunches with more fruits and veggies 0 None
2012-01-25 Yemen faces child malnutrition crisis after year of unrest 0 None
2012-01-25 New study aims to prevent bacterial infections in sub-Saharan African kids 0 None
2012-01-25 U.S. military provides medical care, education services to women, children in Tanzania 0 None
2012-01-25 New report examines link between school obesity programs and eating disorders in children 0 None
2012-01-25 Study finds low blood levels of HDL in children with autism 0 None
2012-01-25 Lansoprazole increases risk of sore throats, respiratory problems in children with asthma 0 None
2012-01-25 Seattle Children's receives $5M gift from Ben Towne for pediatric cancer study 0 None
2012-01-25 Genetic variation predisposes children to complications linked with second-generation anti-psychotics 0 None
2012-01-25 Lansoprazole does not control asthma in children 0 None
2012-01-24 Studies indicate infant brains come equipped with knowledge of 'intuitive physics' 0 None
2012-01-24 Kids not getting enough Vitamin D 0 None
2012-01-24 No whooping cough deaths in California in one whole year 0 None
2012-01-24 Only 25% kids getting adequate sun protection: Study 0 None
2012-01-24 Child abuse: Socioeconomic status has more significant impact on physician's diagnosis than race 0 None
2012-01-24 Researchers investigate winter activity protection headgear for young children 0 None
2012-01-24 New gene therapy shows promise against X-linked retinitis pigmentosa 5 5
2012-01-24 Study shows childhood experiences have long-term effects on health in midlife 0 None
2012-01-24 Virtual network of experts to work together to prevent preterm birth 0 None
2012-01-24 Pakistan's polio eradication program facing challenges after increase in cases last year 0 None
2012-01-24 PERC-led study recognized as one of Canada's top achievements in health research 0 None
2012-01-24 State news: Rate hikes approved in Mass., Va. families still wait for autism coverage, health IT booming 0 None
2012-01-23 Novel method can rapidly scan and capture 3D maps of muscle structure 0 None
2012-01-23 Charité coordinates largest study in the world against common childhood cancer 0 None
2012-01-23 Scientists discover finely tuned mechanism associated with CHD 0 None
2012-01-21 EMA CHMP issues positive opinion to MSD's REMICADE for treatment of pediatric UC 0 None
2012-01-21 Study documents a need for increased injury prevention efforts in many popular activities for kids 0 None
2012-01-21 Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues to hold public meeting in San Francisco 0 None
2012-01-21 Hockey helmets offer multi-impact protection for young children 0 None
2012-01-21 GAVI says Ministries of Health in Cameroon, Niger cooperating to reimburse misused funds 0 None
2012-01-20 Exposure to phthalates may increase risk of obesity in young children 0 None
2012-01-20 E.U. doubles humanitarian aid to Sahel in response to impending food crisis 0 None
2012-01-20 Accelerated growth may increase risk of asthma symptoms in young children 0 None
2012-01-20 Decisive role of grandmothers on maternal and infant nutrition, health 0 None
2012-01-20 Inherited mutation links exploding chromosomes to cancer 0 None
2012-01-20 Quebec ban on junk-food ads more effective in reducing childhood obesity 0 None
2012-01-20 MSF closes two large clinics in Mogadishu after two staff members killed last month 0 None
2012-01-20 Birth weight plays a role in autism spectrum disorder 0 None
2012-01-19 Threefold increase in polio cases in Afghanistan concerns experts 0 None
2012-01-19 Integrative medicine now available for pediatric patients at JMBCIM 0 None
2012-01-19 YES kids more likely to report nonviolent conflict avoidance and resolution 0 None
2012-01-19 CDC reports obesity rates in U.S. level off 0 None
2012-01-19 Study outlines how QI initiatives can increase overall survival rates for mothers, children 0 None
2012-01-19 Estimating number of births without skilled birth attendants in South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa 0 None
2012-01-19 Gilead Sciences receives FDA approval for Viread to treat pediatric HIV infection 0 None
2012-01-19 Link between prenatal exposure to armed conflict and birth weight 0 None
2012-01-19 DOES makes children eye exams inexpensive, comprehensive and simple to administer 0 None
2012-01-18 Increasing health problems from caffeinated energy drinks 0 3
2012-01-18 Obesity in the U.S. stabilize: Report 0 None
2012-01-18 Pediatric research project to expand data collection linked to newborn screening results 0 None
2012-01-18 Defects in mitochondria lead to devastating neurodegenerative disease 0 5
2012-01-18 Chan faces financing challenges in second term as WHO director-general 0 None
2012-01-18 St. Baldrick's Foundation awards $47,000 to help kids with cancer 0 None
2012-01-18 Gates, Kristof answer questions about Bangladesh, public health in final installment of blog series 0 None
2012-01-18 Children with neurologic impairment account for increasing hospital resources 0 None
2012-01-18 Timing of alcohol consumption during pregnancy linked with FAS characteristics 0 None
2012-01-18 Food insecurity forces families to 'stretch' infant formula 0 None
2012-01-18 Afghan President Karzai urges Taliban to allow polio vaccination teams into insurgent-controlled areas 0 None
2012-01-18 State roundup: State lawmakers, governors planning health legislation; Some Pa. kids losing Medicaid 0 None
2012-01-17 Researchers discover gene that causes benign familial infantile epilepsy 0 None
2012-01-17 Chronology of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome revealed 0 5
2012-01-17 More people suffering serious injury or death while wearing headphones 0 None
2012-01-17 Study examines quantity, frequency and timing of alcohol consumption during pregnancy 0 None
2012-01-17 No link between junk foods and obesity among school children 0 None
2012-01-17 New 20-minute procedure effective in treating perforations of the eardrum 0 None
2012-01-16 Pedestrian injuries and deaths from headphone use on the rise 0 None
2012-01-16 Study finds decline in pediatric drowning hospitalization rates 0 None
2012-01-13 HHS Secretary Sebelius helps India mark one year since last recorded polio case 0 None
2012-01-13 CHUMS project to measure outcomes of NHS care in children with neurodisabilites 0 None
2012-01-13 Melinda Gates, Nicholas Kristof answer more questions about Bangladesh, public health 0 None
2012-01-13 Bangladesh works to vaccinate 500K children against polio in annual immunization drive 0 None
2012-01-13 ACO news: Cigna, Weill Cornell docs join forces; Pediatric ACO concept falls through the cracks 0 None
2012-01-13 Lucile Packard Children's forms new partnership with CPMC 0 None
2012-01-13 Smoking during pregnancy does not cause ASD in children 0 None
2012-01-13 Study shows how Notch gene and PRC2 protein complex work together to cause T-ALL 0 None
2012-01-13 Clinical trial to compare Aria's prenatal test and standard first-trimester screening for T21 0 None
2012-01-12 Kedem commences development of Gleevec to treat CML in children and adults 0 None
2012-01-12 Eating out without gaining too much weight 0 None
2012-01-12 Reaching WHO PMTCT goal in Zimbabwe 0 None
2012-01-12 First details of genetic alterations that fuel early T-cell precursor ALL 0 None
2012-01-12 Investing in Frontline Health Workers effective in saving lives of mothers, children 0 None
2012-01-12 Children with autism, gastrointestinal symptoms have high levels of Sutterella in their gut 0 None
2012-01-12 The Nation examines whether Nigeria will be able to attain MDGs related to maternal, infant mortality 0 None
2012-01-12 St. Jude introduces 'Explore' website for pediatric genome project 0 None
2012-01-11 Report finds 42% of children under 5 malnourished in India; Prime Minister deems child malnutrition 'national shame' 0 None
2012-01-11 Researchers identify mechanism that makes retinoblastoma so aggressive 0 None
2012-01-11 Breast fed babies versus formula fed babies: Who is crankier? 0 4.5
2012-01-11 Children with chronic sleep problems may develop mental health disorders later in life 0 None
2012-01-11 Societal, parental values about injury prevention affect outdoor physical activity for children 0 None
2012-01-11 Study examines impact of maternal obesity on inflammatory responses 0 None
2012-01-11 India on verge of recording polio-free year 0 None
2012-01-11 Children delivered by caesarean section at slightly elevated risk of asthma: MoBa study 1 None
2012-01-10 Nigerian leaders sign onto Gates immunization challenge 1 None
2012-01-10 Aria's non-invasive test more effective in detecting Trisomy 18 & 21 0 None
2012-01-10 Experts want young athletes to become more aware of warning signs of concussion 0 None
2012-01-10 Researchers create SketchUp program to help kids with autism 0 None
2012-01-10 Fallujah doctors say chemicals from U.S. weapons to blame for high levels of birth defects 0 None
2012-01-09 Political turmoil in Yemen causing breakdown of social services, increased threats to child welfare 0 None
2012-01-09 First study to investigate driving in teens with high-functioning autism disorder 0 None
2012-01-09 Combination of GXR and psychostimulant safe and effective for children with ADHD 0 None
2012-01-09 Enrollment complete in Diamyd Phase II study for type 1 diabetes 0 None
2012-01-09 Many parents share BRCA1/A2 test results with their children 0 None
2012-01-07 Leo Burnett Business named agency of record for Shriners Hospitals For Children 0 None
2012-01-07 Safe Kids Pennsylvania to exhibit injury prevention at 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show 0 None
2012-01-07 World's leading cleft charity performs 250,000th surgery in China 0 None
2012-01-07 ACAAI allergist available to discuss importance of immediate access to epinephrine 0 None
2012-01-07 Poor nutrition in the womb can increase risk of type 2 diabetes in later life 0 None
2012-01-07 Fifi Delish, 50,000feet introduce ViviLeDish for young children 0 None
2012-01-07 FDA approval of raltegravir offers new weapon to treat HIV infection in children 0 None
2012-01-06 Article summarizes methods for radiation dose optimization in pediatric CT scans 0 None
2012-01-06 Successful integration of care of technology-dependent child into family life helps families function better 0 None
2012-01-06 IRIN examines risk of waterborne diseases in Zimbabwe 0 None
2012-01-06 Bringing health solutions to women, children 0 None
2012-01-06 Aid agencies express concern over child malnutrition in Nepal, AFP reports 0 None
2012-01-06 Study: Younger the age at migration, higher the risk of psychotic disorders 0 None
2012-01-06 Two non-profit organizations to address critical shortage of funding for pediatric cancer research 0 None
2012-01-06 Colorful food fare is more appealing to children than adults 0 None
2012-01-06 FSU, First Signs and Autism Speaks introduce new treatment section of Video Glossary 0 None
2012-01-06 Combination of cancer drugs shows promise against Pompe disease 0 None
2012-01-05 UPV/EHU lecturer looks at how the act of dying is handled in children's picture books 0 None
2012-01-05 Childcare centers aren't spending enough time playing outdoors: Report 0 None
2012-01-05 2012 ‘Best Diets’ rankings 0 4
2012-01-05 Child malnutrition rates 'alarming' in Somali refugee camps, AFP reports 0 None
2012-01-05 UNICEF to ramp up global vaccination program 0 None
2012-01-05 Study refutes perinatal programming theory about adipose tissue growth 0 None
2012-01-05 Survey to help assess pediatric emergency readiness of hospital EDs 0 None
2012-01-05 Re-introduction of rotavirus vaccine does not increase intussusception rates in the U.S. 0 None
2012-01-05 BBC examines eastern DRC's battle with malaria 0 None
2012-01-05 BMI method can determine expected body weight for adolescents with eating disorders 0 None
2012-01-05 Ethiopia's PMTCT plan needs men to participate in order to reach goal, experts say 0 None
2012-01-04 Medtronic introduces mySentry Remote Glucose Monitor in the U.S. 0 None
2012-01-04 Exercise leads to better school performance: Review 0 None
2012-01-04 Extra calories from proteins may lead to weight gain but more muscle than fat: Study 0 None
2012-01-04 Chronic missed naps could put toddlers at risk for mood-related problems 0 None
2012-01-04 Children with biliary atresia better tolerate maternal liver grafts 0 None
2012-01-04 Effective treatment for CI can reduce school-related behavioral problems in children 0 None
2012-01-04 Adolescent children of lesbian mothers report good quality of life 0 None
2012-01-04 IRIN, GlobalPost examine malnutrition in Yemen 0 None
2012-01-04 Researchers identify candidate genes for histiocytoid cardiomyopathy 0 None
2012-01-04 In-your-face advertisements target childhood obesity 0 None
2012-01-03 Gestational diabetes along with poverty raises risk of ADHD in the child: Study 0 None
2012-01-03 Positive link between physical activity and academic performance of children 0 2
2012-01-03 Children exposed to maternal GDM and low SES more likely to develop ADHD 0 None
2012-01-02 Low SES, maternal gestational diabetes may increase risk of ADHD in six year olds 0 None


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