Tag: "toddler" at medical news
UMaine study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying
...d to contribute to the comprehension of infant and toddler
sleep problems." The research findings have universal application to other cultures besides Japan because co-sleeping and particularly, partial co-sleeping are increasingly common in the U.S. For this reason, these results have general implications ...
Sleeping Through the Night: Children's sleep expert advises parents
...ms. Parents will learn how to teach their baby or toddler
to fall asleep on his or her own - and stay asleep until morning. She provides tips on how to deal with changes in routine and other common obstacles to a good night's sleep. She also discusses strategies for parents to improve their own sleep, hig...
Are toddlers who can't sleep at higher risk of becoming teens who smoke, drink or do drugs?
...nt connection between sleep problems in children's toddler
years and the chance that they'll use alcohol, cigarettes and drugs early in their teen years. Young teens whose preschool sleep habits were poor were more than twice as likely to use drugs, tobacco or alcohol. The surprising finding, made by a Un...
Household falls may produce more severe brain injuries in infants than previously thought
...ve because little is known about how the infant or toddler
brain and skull responds to rapid rotational motions and impacts. "Children are not just miniature adults," Margulies said. "Learning more about pediatric brain injuries will help us develop protective devices -- helmets, playground surfaces, car se...
Sound of silence: "Quiet Curtains" combine audio privacy and aesthetics for
nursing homes, hospitals, hotels and offices
...the other side, it would appear as though only one toddler
wasscreaming." "This is an innovative step to helping nursing home patients," said Dr.Joseph Ouslander, director of the Atlanta VA Rehab R&D Center of Excellence onGeriatric Rehabilitation, which supported development and pilot work for QuietCurta...
Scientist explain a drug's paradoxical action: discovery may lead to new therapies for breast cancer, early puberty
...evelop sexcharacteristics very early - as young as toddler
age - Provera is one of anumber of drugs that can be used to delay the onset of puberty. Scientistsalready have shown that small amounts of the drug bind to receptors in the brainand inhibit GnRH production. However some children have a condition cal...