Tag: "childs" at medical news
New fingerprint visualization method uses X-rays to reveal missing clues
...rints based on chemical markers left behind in the childs
fingerprints due to the presence of food, soil or ...iva that can be used to track down evidence of the childs
movements, the scientists say. Traditional fingerprinting methods involve treating samples with powd...
Parents' heart attack or stroke raises risk in their middle-aged children
...ture cardiovascular disease in parents increased a childs
risk even after accounting for these risk factors suggests that as yet unidentified genetic factors also play a role, according to study co-author Christopher ODonnell, M.D., of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. This study supports ongoi...
An extra hour of sleep can make a big difference for kids
... or restricting sleep, tracking the changes in the childs
behavior and well-being, and finding the childs
optimal sleep needs, Sadeh concludes....
UCLA geneticists find location of major gene in ADHD; targeted region also linked to autism
... usually appears within the first three years of a childs
life. It affects the brain in the areas of social interaction and communication. Autism, like ADHD, is thought to be due to multiple genetic and environmental factors, although genetics seems to dominate, with more than 60 percent to 70 percent of th...
UCLA study shows many parents not getting antibiotic message
... that antibiotics are not necessary to treat their childs
cold are failing to reach the Latino and Asian com...ts who visited the doctors office because of their childs
respiratory illness from October 2000 to June 2001. Thirty-eight physicians were enrolled at 27 site...
New triage tool helps children in motor vehicle crashes get the right care
..., accurately and easily identify the severity of a childs
injuries at the scene of a motor vehicle crash potentially reducing death and disability for these children. (Use of Out-of-Hospital Variables to Predict Severity of Injury in Pediatric Patients Involved in Motor Vehicle Crashes) Many EMS systems sim...
Study quantifies cost-benefit of family interventions to prevent teen alcohol use
...ffective family functioning, and to strengthen the childs
defenses against negative peer influences, such as increasing the skills in resisting peer pressure to use alcohol. Analyses were based upon 478 families at the end of the four-year study. One hundred sixty-two families were in the ISFP group, 153 i...
UCSF scientists may have found link to early childhood tooth decay
A two-year-old Latina childs
mouth was aching and she was quietly crying hersel... showed that ECC correlates significantly with the childs
age and lack of dental insurance of the children and that ECC also correlates with both low family i...
At 2 years, cocaine babies suffer cognitive development effects
..., was that prenatal cocaine exposure does affect a childs
cognitive development, but not motor development. However, tobacco exposure had negative effects on motor development. There have been previous studies in this area, but their findings are contradictory. While some studies have found generalized dev...
Problem-solving training helps moms of kids with cancer
...isk for emotional distress immediately after their childs
diagnosis. Previous research has shown that this maternal distress affects not only the mother, whose mental and physical health may suffer, but also the child, who is less likely to adjust to the illness as a result. The studys findings, Sahler says...
UCLA scientists discover African strain of AIDS in two American infants
... the study. We underestimated the severity of this childs
disease for a year, Krogstad said. We didnt treat ...ainst the day-to-day interruptions they cause in a childs
life. HIV is still a stigmatized disease in the United States, he said. After a lifetime of chronic ...
Study finds direct link between computer use and vision problems in children
...eet away from the screen. Because 80 percent of a childs
learning comes from vision, the Vision Council of America (VCA) and the AOA recommend that children should have their first comprehensive eye exam from an ophthalmologist or optometrist before they enter Kindergarten. Comprehensive vision exams given...
Majority of parents schedule child's first dental visit two years too late
...ng parents to better understand and care for their childs
teeth and gums, said John S. Rutkauskas, D.D.S., M...6, only one-third of parents were aware that their childs
oral care routine should begin early and that they should regularly clean their childs
gums before t...
Eye drops to treat childhood eye disorder work as well as patching the eye
...ent is that the parent simply places a drop in the childs
eye once a day. With patching, the parent must mon...n one percent. On a questionnaire completed by the childs
parent or guardian, the acceptability of the atropine treatment was judged to be better than that of...
Research links level of spina bifida defect and need for shunt after newborn surgery
...he shunt carries excess spinal fluid away from the childs
brain to prevent a life-threatening buildup of pre...l parents of infants with spina bifida about their childs
prognosis, said Dr. Sutton....
Asthma researchers present new results, new perspectives on the disease
...ack intervention, involves periodic reports to the childs
doctor about the status of the childs
asthma. These reports, generated from bi-monthly phone interviews with parents, recommend changes i...
Maternal feeding practices are linked to childhood obesity
... status of the child have been thought to affect a childs
weight, a new study in the American Journal of Cli...ing practices outweigh all other influences on her childs
total fat mass. Spruijt-Metz et al. evaluated 74 white and 46 African American boys and girls avera...
Mothers attitudes toward childrens eating linked to childrens obesity
...ne of USC and colleagues. A moms concern about her childs
weight and her pressure on the child to eat are directly related to the childs
total fat mass, according to research published in the March issue of the American Journal of Clinic...
Mets pitcher Al Leiter to dedicate Leiter's Landing Playroom
...d recreation programs to dramatically improve each childs
self confidence and ability to function independently. By providing Rusk children with a designated area outfitted with the latest equipment, toys, and games in which they can interact with their peers and participate in therapeutic and recreationa...
Pre-teens involved in hobbies and sports get better grades, are better behaved
... such as hobbies and sports appears to enhance a childs
academic, emotional and behavioral development at ... way this time is spent could strongly influence a childs
emotional, academic and behavioral development. McHales research indicates they were right, and sugg...