Tag: "kids" at medical news
Scientists reveal significant behavioral impacts of early life stress, study therapies
...equences. Relationship-based interventions can get kids
back on track, but the clock is always ticking and the earlier the intervention the better the outcome."...
Physically fit children appear to do better in classroom, researchers say
...dults. But what about children? Are physically fit kids
better suited to compete not only on the ball field, but in the classroom as well? University of Illinois researchers have been exploring these and other related questions in a series of studies during the past two years, and preliminary results indi...
Stanford to test effects of drug widely used for pediatric hypertension
...n a case-by-case basis around the world - exposing kids
to more risk than if the companies just did the studies in the first place." After a few drugs approved for adults were shown to be toxic in children, pediatricians pressured the Food and Drug Administration and Congress to mandate drug studies in ch...
Attention to detail can make kids' hospital stays shorter, less costly & less frequent
...iagnosis-Related Groups, was built for adults, but kids
are different," says lead author Aileen Sedman, M.D., who led the team while she was associate chief of clinical affairs at the U-M Health System and who now works as a medical advisor for NACHRI. "Now that we can look at these data in a child-specif...
Chicken pox vaccine saves $$, protects whole population
... shot, the researchers say. Fewer infections among kids
means less exposure for teens and adults who haven...tion of the total cost of vaccinating all American kids
against chicken pox, Davis says. The study shows that the national rate of hospital discharges for c...
Children with ADHD benefit from time outdoors enjoying nature
...icts one of every 14 children -- that's one or two kids
in every classroom." If clinical trials and addit...mptoms when medications aren't quite enough. Some kids
might be able to substitute a "green dose" for their afternoon medication, allowing them to get a go...
Northeastern professor warns big backpacks cause big back pains
...t was harmful to their growing bodies. While small kids
hauling around 25-pound backpacks is a common sigh...s to know is that there are simple ways to prevent kids
from permanently damaging their backs," Hickey explains. Hickey offers some advice for parents to ke...
Female & black legislators more likely than others to prioritize children's health
...ting those benefits might not be great, it's those kids
enrolled in state programs who are at greatest risk if they're uninsured or programs aren't in place to prevent disease or injury."...
Parental control of media influences behavior
...their children will try smoking. Only 3 percent of kids
who were never allowed to watch R-rated movies tri...images of smoking may be particularly powerful for kids
whose parents don't smoke because those kids
aren't exposed to the realities of smoking, just to the...
Pediatricians are plentiful, but not in poorer states
...that state's children and the reverse is true for kids
in poorer states. And with a majority of parents choosing a pediatrician rather than a family doctor for their children's general primary care, and more children seeing specially trained pediatric specialists for diseases such as asthma, diabetes and...
Highlights of June Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...itian and ADA Spokesperson Jeannie Moloo. "Keeping kids
healthy requires coordinated commitment and cooperation from parents, schools, restaurants, the food industry and all health professionals." Position of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada: Nutrition and Women's Health Women ...
Poor kids' health insurance situation changes often, affecting their medical care, study finds
...tuation changes. And, the study finds, low-income kids
who experience these changes in their coverage each year are more likely to postpone doctor visits and prescriptions, to go a year without seeing a doctor, or to be in fair or poor health. The study is the first to show a link between health insuran...
Parents overestimate children's bike, car safety habits
... wear bicycle helmets at all. Of the 13 percent of kids
who did not use helmets, the most common reason was they thought they were too experienced to need one. Other reasons were that helmets were uncomfortable or uncool. The researchers conclude that injury prevention programs must counter the myth that ...
Kids' year-round asthma symptoms triggered by parent's second-hand smoke
...children, perhaps we can cut down on the number of kids
having symptoms throughout the year," Cabana says. "Even a very brief intervention with physicians encouraging patients to quit smoking has been shown to be successful," adds Clark. Part of the PACE project is teaching physicians how to counsel asth...
Link between caffeine consumption, high blood pressure found in adolescents
... those with the highest. "We are going to take the kids
we already have looked at, identify kids
on the extreme and look at their lifestyle behaviors, their dietary behaviors, their understanding o...
Insulin pump benefits preschoolers with diabetes
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Adults and older kids
with diabetes who use a pump to deliver insulin ha...n daily insulin shots. That had parents of younger kids
clambering to get this state-of-the-art care as well, but there was limited information about whethe...
Families working together improves diabetes management for low income kids, study finds
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- When kids
with diabetes approach the teenage years, their di...ies' annual meeting in San Francisco. "Almost all kids
can struggle with their diabetes control when they move into adolescence. It's so hard when you have...
Some infants recognize, respond to social eating cues
...d in to those social cues than others. Maybe these kids
are much more cued in to how people around them ar... the baby try a bite of BBQ chicken. Some of these kids
that mothers perceive as difficult eaters may just have a natural inclination to eat what they see t...
Study finds lean beef can be part of healthy diet for teens
...ore likely to come back to them and help their own kids
form good dietary habits." Teens, like all people, need to remember to consider the whole picture, she said. Eating habits have a high correlation to obesity rates, and forming positive eating habits as young adults will reap benefit...
Cancer Survivors Center funded for children
...n school. We need to understand how to help these kids
and their families move forward with their lives. A community-based approach that is holistic and specific to cancer survivors fills an important need." As part of the program, participants will be evaluated regularly during and after treatment ...
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