Tag: "parent" at medical news
UMaine study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying
...ing," which makes the child more accessible to the parent
during the night. For a small percentage of infants, sleep occurs in a separate crib-like bed away from the parents but in the same room. The study's findings suggest a critical factor contributing to night-waking is not as much co-sleeping or separ...
Child care may affect entire community's risks of infection
knows how quickly a cold or a cough can spread between children who play together. However, child care may also affect an entire community's carriage of potentially dangerous bacteria known as Streptococcus pneumoniae, according to an article in the ...
Cavity prevention tips for pre-school age children
...kely to develop cavities as an adult. So how can a parent
determine if their child is at risk for cavities? ...s them. The dentist will be able to explain to the parent
how often the child should be brushing as well as provide flossing instructions for the child. "Bru...
Northwestern Memorial Hospital honored with one of the nation's top awards for quality
...orial HealthCare, Northwestern Memorial Hospital's parent
company. "This recognition is very special to us as it comes from an organization comprised of providers and other healthcare industry leaders. None of this would be possible without the support and involvement of our board of directors, medical sta...
New trials for counseling caregivers and patients with Alzheimer's begin
... the original, is designed for people caring for a parent
with Alzheimer's disease, and will be conducted si... will focus on helping people who are caring for a parent
in the middle stage of the disease, when behavioral problems are most common, often the most difficu...
Innovation prize finalists announced in 'Science of Better'
...ies. Nanzan Educational Complex (working with its parent
Nanzan University in Japan), which developed an educational planning system that operates at every level from the strategic down to the daily operational. Procter & Gamble (working with CombineNet Inc. and Carnegie Mellon University), which was pres...
Parents who quit smoking may influence their offspring to quit as young adults
...553 Washington families that included at least one parent
with a history of regular smoking and a child who smoked at least weekly by 12th grade. The students in the study were part of the landmark Hutchinson Smoking Prevention Project, the largest and longest school-based intervention trial ever conducted ...
Treatment guidelines for kids with bipolar disorder published
...& Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (CABF), a national parent
advocacy group, and were drafted by a scientific consortium led by Robert Kowatch, M.D., director of the Pediatric Mood Disorders Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. "These new guidelines were formulated by a group of leading ex...
NYU Child Study Center receives grant from the American Red Cross September 11 recovery program
...th needs of the children bereaved by the loss of a parent
on September 11th to ensure educational and other life success in the long-term. With initial funding from the Silver Shield Foundation received in February 2002, the Child Study Center developed a comprehensive outreach, assessment and intervention ...
Lack of specific collagen type leads to osteoarthritis
...ne knocked out, while the other group had only one parent
without the gene. After six months, the researcher...compared to 40 percent for mice with one knock-out parent
and 13 percent for the control mice. "These findings represent an important advance in our understan...
Promising treatments for Huntington's disease identified in UCI study
...ntington's is a dominant disease, a child with one parent
who carries the gene that creates these mutated proteins runs a 50-percent chance of getting Huntington's disease. The disorder is progressive, and, while typically a late-onset disease, symptoms can appear in childhood. It causes uncontrolled moveme...
Falling in love in three minutes or less
...lution and Human Behavior . Hurry Brands LLC, the parent
company of HurryDate, did not fund Kurzban and Weeden in their research, but they did absorb the costs of compiling and generating the anonymous data for use in the study....
Dialogue & personal example work best for parents in drug talks with teens
...nd the opposite sex; greater peer acceptance). The parent
can then suggest wholesome alternatives to achieve...ives of 75 college students regarding talks with a parent
about alcohol and drugs. For each of the students, a single parent
was also interviewed. In the case...
Methamphtetamine's ruinous effects on children documented in Midwest study
...altreatment per month, and about a quarter involve parent
methamphetamine abuse. An article on their study, "In These Bleak Days: Parent Methamphetamine Abuse and Child Welfare in the Rural Midwest," will be published in an upcoming issue of the journal Children and Youth Services Review. (The article is ...
The research assessment exercise is damaging UK medicine
...e insanity afflicting UK medical schools and their parent
institutions. Without drastic changes in the balance of priorities, there seems little prospect that the schools will continue to enjoy the high reputation they have had in the past."...
Inflammatory cells highly promising target in NF 1
... occur spontaneously rather than being passed from parent
to child. Everyone has two copies of the NF 1 gene, which produces a protein called neurofibromin that controls cell division. If both NF 1 genes are defective, not enough neurofibromin is produced, cell division takes off and tumors develop. "It's ...
Study links racial and ethnic gap in youth violence to social factors
... shows that whether a family is headed by a single parent
or by two parents does not in itself predict violence. What does stand out is that youth whose parents are married are less likely to commit violence, suggesting the social benefits of marriage and labor-market policies that support stable marriages....
Study shows strengths, gaps in quality of care for kids in California's public mental health clinics
... medications, child abuse screening and reporting, parent
consent for medication treatment, and recommended ...; One out of every five children had at least one parent
who had been incarcerated; Almost 30 percent of children were reported to be victims of abuse or ne...
Mandated parental notification laws concerning prescription contraception would affect teenagers
...services. Sixty percent of minors reported that a parent
or guardian knew they were accessing sexual health services at the clinic. Fifty-nine percent of all adolescents would use the clinic for prescription contraception even if parental notification were mandated. This response was less common (29.5 perc...
Happy home and social life makes living in a poor neighbourhood more bearable for adolescents
...ved with both natural parents, a lone parent, or a parent
co-habiting with a new partner, and if in the family there was discord or harmony, unemployment, money problems or social support. Those from areas with higher deprivation in education, income and employment had a generally poorer perception of loca...
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