Tag: "child" at medical news
Study focuses on age of first alcoholic drink
...However, the number of conduct disorder symptoms a child
has does relate to the age of first drink," said S...nths," added Kuperman, who also is director of the child
psychiatry division in Children's Hospital of Iowa at UI Hospitals and Clinics. Kuperman said some p...
4D ecography for the diagnosis of prenatal cardiopathy
...ns for foetuses of between 24 and 34 weeks. When a child
of this gestational age is born and their movements studied, normally parameters for children of 40 weeks are applied; nevertheless, their neurological maturity is not the same and, thus, there exist doubts as to whether the patterns used are the cor...
Retinoblastoma researchers find success with two-drug combination
..., in which a cell line from a tumor removed from a child
grew naturally and was available for testing new drug combinations; and a genetic model, in which the team injected a virus carrying a gene that induced from one to five individual tumors in the retina. Importantly, these tumors spread through the bl...
Steroids and chicken pox not a good mix
...oncologist at Brenner Children's Hospital. "When a child
is exposed to the varicella virus (the virus that ...fore we prescribe steroid treatment is whether the child
has had a recent exposure to chicken pox," McLean said. "If so, we recommend waiting until the incub...
NYU Child Study Center launches children's mental health public education campaign
...s additional information on the disorder, "Being a child
is not easy if you are one of the 20% of school-age children affected by Tic disorders. Children with Tourette's, a chronic tic disorder, often also have problems with attention or anxiety. Tics and Tourette's are very treatable, but if ignored can h...
Can a child's final adult height actually be predicted?
...s and children may be curious to know how tall the child
will be as an adult. A study in the October issue...eak at 14 years. The researchers estimated when a child
would reach peak height and made their predictions according to each child's age, sex, weight, growt...
How does increased television watching 'weigh into' childhood obesity?
...o hours of television a day. However, the average child
in the U.S. regularly watches between 2-3 hours of... food choices. Establishing unhealthy habits as a child
can continue into adulthood. Two articles in the October issue of The Journal of Pediatrics describ...
The Cochrane Library newsletter, 2005, Issue 4
...appear, acyclovir can shorten the length of time a child
experiences a fever and can reduce the number of l...cents with anxiety disorders. CBT aims to help the child
identify situations where they are misinterpreting things, and teaching them how to challenge and re...
World's poorest children missing out on child survival strategies
Interventions to improve child
survival are not reaching the poorest children tha...The investigators found that though there are many child
survival strategies running in each country, inequity is rife, with some children receiving no inter...
Researchers question persistent cough treatments for kids
...enign condition for the most part." The fact that child
cough usually resolves itself with few serious complications may be one reason why there are so few studies that compare different treatments for the condition, Light added. The Marchant review was supported by the Australian Cochrane Airways Group S...
Women, kids and Australia's mental health crisis
Women's health problems, depression and child
abuse represented a major health crisis in Austral...y affect the relationship between a mother and her child
into the future. Women need specialist treatment and early screening. "In addition, women are more l...
Asthma home intervention cost-effective for inner-city children, research reveals
...ble people. The cost per symptom-free day for each child
was $25.57, investigators found. Asthmatic children in the study used 13 percent fewer B-agonist inhalers for relieving symptoms over the two-year study. Dr. Meyer Kattan of Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dr. Sally Stearns of the University of North...
NSF grant to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia bridges academic research, child safety innovation
...rm for cooperative industry-university research on child
injury prevention science and engineering," said F...ter seats are needed by children who have outgrown child
restraints to ensure that the seat belt fits properly. This study will identify design improvements...
Mayo Clinic researchers find math learning disorder is common
...girls. The research also indicates that although a child
can have a Math LD and a reading LD, a substantial percentage of children have Math LD alone. In fact, the cumulative incidence of Math LD through age 19 ranges from 6% to as high as 14%, depending on the Math LD definition. LD is used to describe th...
Keeping kids safe & healthy on Halloween
...ke-your-own-jack-o'-lantern pizza party. Give each child
a miniature pizza and allow him or her to create a...it for yourself as well. Of course, make sure your child
knows not to eat any treats until you've checked them to make sure the safety seal hasn't been tampe...
Aboriginal researcher receives Fiona Stanley medal
...iona Stanley Medal for her commitment to improving child
health and wellbeing. Professor Fiona Stanley said Annette, who is a senior woman of the Wongutha Tribe of the Eastern Goldfields, has made a significant contribution to the health of Aboriginal children in the region. "Annette is a valued member of ...
Studies clarify risk factors for mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis C virus
... transmission of the virus from infected mother to child
was 6.2 percent in the European study and 3.6 percent in the U.S. study. "Our results strongly suggest that women should not be offered an elective caesarean section or discouraged from breastfeeding on the basis of hepatitis C infection alone," sai...
New study shows impact of birth order on maternal solicitousness towards children's GI symptoms
...Gastroenterology suggests that birth order impacts child
perceptions of maternal solicitousness toward GI s...d relationship between parental solicitousness and child
disability, later born children may be at increased risk for such negative outcomes, particularly la...
Interferon with ribavirin is safe and effective for children with chronic Hepatitis C
...ropenia, depression and suicidal thoughts, and one child
in the study attempted suicide. The researchers responded to adverse side effects by dose modification, and 8 subjects completely discontinued treatment because of adverse events. As in previous studies, children in this one exhibited growth inhibit...
Family meals cut teenage fatness
...postnatal, childhood and adolescent periods of the child
with those babies now in their early 20s....
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