Tag: "children" at medical news
Sleep restriction affects children's speech
...search examining the impact of sleep in school-age children
suggests that even mild sleep loss produces marked...s a measure of neurocognitive development, from 32 children
six-to-seven years of age while they listened to the following computer-generated speech syllables: ...
Advocates ask fashion industry to support braille clothing tags; talking Web site
...lso be used to help fight preventable blindness in children
living in developing countries. Fashion is just the starting point, Brill says. ...
Children with sleep disorder symptoms are more likely to have trouble academically
...reatment," said Bachmann. Experts recommend that children
in pre-school sleep between 11-13 hours a night, and school-aged children
between 10-11 hours of sleep a night. Your child should follow these steps to get a good nights ...
Sleep Slide-Rule improves children's understanding of the importance of sleep
WESTCHESTER, Ill. -- Over the past decade, children
have been going to bed later and sleeping less. T...wareness in the community concerning sleep need in children
and how the amount of sleep a child should get each night is dependent on ones age. The Sleep-Side ...
News briefs from the journal Chest, June 2007
... the hygiene hypothesis, which suggests that older children
protect their younger siblings from developing ast...sed the prevalence of asthma in both the number of children
per family and the birth order. Results showed that asthma prevalence was inversely related to the n...
FPG receives $8 million for autism research
...often-used classroom approaches for teaching young children
with autism have never been evaluated, until now. ...ll help states incorporate effective practices for children
with autism in classrooms, homes and communities. Autism is characterized by impairment in communi...
Experts call for urgent research into anti-epileptic drugs given to children
...c drugs after discovering that the number given to children
has increased significantly over recent years, rep...d antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) given to nearly 8,000 children
over a 13-year period, they discovered that overall prescribing had risen by 19 per cent and there h...
Researchers develop criteria to detect bone mass deficiencies in children with chronic diseases
...ow have a practical tool to help determine whether children
with chronic diseases like Crohns, juvenile arthri...nicians because in almost any chronic condition in children
affecting growth, inflammation, or involving cancer survivors, they have problem bones, said Heidi K...
UK and other European countries should introduce universal childhood hepatitis B vaccination
...l burden of a particular disease. It also protects children
before they are at risk of infection, and vaccines available today can immunise individuals for life with no need for additional booster vaccinations. Disadvantages include cost-effectiveness in countries of low endemicity and concerns about adding a...
Meningitis: effectiveness of preventive vaccination demonstrated
...gitis (or meningococcus) provoke high mortality in children
and young people under 20 years of age in sub-Saha...des only partial, temporary immunity in very young children
(2). The conjugated vaccine, however, is based on a combination between this same sugar and an anti...
Advances in understanding bipolar disorder topics of press briefings June 7, 8
... The latest information about bipolar disorder in children
and the role of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in the course, diagnosis and treatment of the disorder will be presented in a session at 2:45 p.m., Thursday, June 7. A symposium at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 9, and numerous poster pre...
Born to lose: How birth weight affects adult health and success
...eir normal birth weight siblings, low birth-weight children
are 30 percent less likely to be in excellent or v...sion, and math achievement tests. Low birth-weight children
are roughly one-third more likely to drop out of high school relative other children. Low birth...
Benefits of school-based fitness programs fade after summer
...suggests that physical fitness gains made by obese children
who participated in a lifestyle-focused physical e...randomized controlled trial in which 17 overweight children
were assigned to participate in a lifestyle-focused, fitness-oriented physical education class for n...
Increased rates of methylphenidate use in children following parental divorce
...e a predictor of subsequent methylphenidate use by children
of broken families, according to a University of A...chein examined the use of methylphenidate in 4,784 children
initially in two-biological parent households. About 13% of these children
experienced the divorce o...
Bias in statin trials, failure to control malaria, and more
...leading to the needless deaths of too many African children
from malaria, says a team of health researchers fr...urkina Faso from getting life-saving treatments to children
with malaria. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that the best treatment for malaria i...
Snoring in children might be an allergic type disease
...e condition looks and sounds similar in adults and children
it can have quite different causes and risk factor...cal journal, Pediatric Pulmonology has established children
with rhinitis who were first born, were exposed to maternal tobacco smoke during the first year of l...
Researcher says few families report safe firearm storage
...e them safely. We also found that families who had children
aged 2 to 5 years and owned long guns were more likely to store guns safely than families with older children." "Our primary recommendation is that parents should remove guns from the home," DuRant said. "However, if parents are unwilling to do tha...
May/June Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...did the prevalence of acanthosis nigricans in both children
and adults. Patients with this dermatologic condition were nearly two times more likely to have type 2 diabetes compared with their counterparts without it. The authors suggest that in primary care practices, where competing demands exist within th...
Even when child's cancer prognosis is poor, parent/physician communication can provide hope
CHICAGOPhysicians who inform parents of children
with cancer about the likely course of the disease...setting. The researchers surveyed 194 parents of children
with cancer in their first year of treatment and the childrens physicians. They assessed whether the...
MUHC-led international team identifies gene responsible for blindness in infants and children
... the genes responsible for congenital blindness in children
and then study them so that we can then use gene t...uture, says Dr. Koenekoop. An estimated 200,000 children
worldwide are afflicted with LCA. The FRSQ, the TD FINANCIAL GROUP and The Foundation Fighting Bli...
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