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Chinese children with hearing devices benefit from new speech test
...YDNEY, Australia August 13, 2007 More than 4,000 children
in China who have received cochlear implants and o...est in Mandarin for assessment of hearing impaired children
2-5 years of age. The House Ear Institute and West China Hospital jointly hold international copyri...
RAND finds cases of undiagnosed diabetes drop sharply
...ight, the transmission of diabetes from parents to children
as the disease spreads, and the decline in undiagnosed diabetes. In contrast, rising levels of education actually served to reduce the prevalence of the disease. Smith examined information from several waves of the federal National Health and Nutri...
1 of 2 pediatric kidney disease research centers in world established
...iting new and exciting treatments for thousands of children
with genetic, acquired or progressive kidney disea... and new clinical trials for specific therapies in children
with genetic and acquired kidney diseases which lead to progressive loss of kidney function. Michae...
Childhood obesity indicates greater risk of school absenteeism, Penn study reveals
...a and Temple University have found that overweight children
are at greater risk of school absenteeism than the...main predictors. The study found that overweight children
were absent on average 20 percent more than their normal-weight peers. At this young age, children...
Researchers suggest TB screening for all international adoptees
University of Alberta researchers stress that all children
adopted from outside North America should be scree...berta, from 2004-2006, 40 per cent of foreign-born children
under five years of age who were found to have tuberculosis were international adoptees. Most inte...
Seat belt injuries could signal more serious trauma in children
...ting seatbelts raise the risk of serious injury to children
involved in car accidents. And seat belt injuries ...or vehicle accidents and children. They found that children
involved in car accidents who were inappropriately seatbelted were at higher risk for seat-belt synd...
Bioengineering to prevent iron deficiency?
...ld Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 39% of children
younger than five years, 48% of children
between five and 14 years, 42% of all women, and 52% of pregnant women in developing countries are a...
Despite claims, not all probiotics can treat diarrhea say experts
...f Naples tested five different preparations in 571 children
with acute diarrhoea. All the children
were aged 3-36 months and were visiting a family paediatrician with acute diarrhoea. Children were r...
Diet foods for children may lead to obesity
Diet foods and drinks for children
may inadvertently lead to overeating and obesity, ...with the amount of caloric energy it provides, and children
who consume low-calorie versions of foods that are normally high in calories may develop distorted c...
'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs
...ll disease and other anemias. Tens of thousands of children
and adults around the world have these diseases. For many, the need for transfusions and chelation are life-long. A single dose of Exjade works throughout the entire day, removing excess iron -- including highly toxic labile plasma (unbound) iron -- ...
Baby DVDs, videos may hinder, not help, infants' language development
... should limit the amount of time they expose their children
to DVDs and videos such as Baby Einstein and Brain...le, said Zimmerman. Over the course of childhood, children
spend more time watching TV than they do in school. So parents need to spend as much time monitorin...
States taking action to insure nation's 13.3M uninsured young adults
...age 25. Currently, Medicaid and SCHIP coverage for children
typically ends at age 19. The report, Rite of Passage" Why Young Adults Become Uninsured and How New Policies Can Help, finds that 13.3 million young adults ages 19 to 29 were uninsured in 2005, up from 12.9 million in 2004. Young adults also conti...
New research discovers independent brain networks control human walking
...split-belt treadmill therapy. She is also studying children
with more extreme forms of brain damage, including...l findings are quite promising, showing that these children
can adapt in the short term and improve their walking patterns. These and other similar studies are ...
Parents' depression can weigh on children
...an propel a cycle that makes it more difficult for children
to adopt healthier lifestyles, UF researchers repo...nicke said. Having supportive parents is vital for children
to be able to make the lifestyle changes needed to lose weight. Often, children
only have access to ...
Study reveals gaps in vaccine financing for underinsured children
...inancing system, suggesting that many underinsured children
may not receive recommended vaccinations, such as ...and cost of new vaccines routinely recommended for children
and adolescents has increased considerably since 2003. New or expanded recommendations for meningoco...
Sports concussion research using fMRI provides insight for safe return-to-play decisions
...rgeons. We found that abnormal brain activity in children
and adolescents on functional MRI (fMRI) was clearly related to their performance on neuropsychological tests of attention and memory and to their report of symptoms such as headaches, said principal investigator Mark Lovell, Ph.D., asssociate profes...
Maternal obesity prior to pregnancy associated with birth defects
...bese prior to becoming pregnant than mothers whose children
are born without such defects, according to a report in the August issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Overweight and obese women are known to be at risk for chronic diseases, infertility, irreg...
Young children's taste preferences may be influenced by fast-food branding
preferred the taste of foods and drinks in McDonal...f the JAMA/Archives journals. Food marketing to children
is widespread. The food and beverage industries spend more than $10 billion per year to market to ch...
Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood
...nter program. A total of 1,539 low-income minority children
who were born in 1979 or 1980 and attended program...sites between 1985 and 1986 were compared with 550 children
who participated in alternative full-day kindergarten programs available to low-income families. The...
Old McDonald's has a hold on kids' taste buds, Stanford/Packard study finds
...entical foods from the fast-food giant McDonald's, children
preferred the taste of the version branded with th...dren's Hospital. The study shows that even young children
are swayed by brand preferences. The results are likely to fuel more debate over a growing movement ...
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