Tag: "children" at medical news
Interventional cardiologists assemble in Orlando, Fla., for SCAI Annual Scientific Sessions
...d rapidly evolving treatments of infants and young children
with congenital heart disease; and Insights on the use of new imaging technologies for the early detection and treatment of coronary artery disease. ...
No link found between autism and celiac disease
BOSTON -- Contrary to previous studies, autistic children
are no more likely than other children
to have celiac disease, according to new research that will be presented at the American Academy of ...
Serious illness among children with sickle cell disease reduced with vaccine
...he rate of a serious bacterial illness among young children
with sickle cell disease (SCD), who are particular...as pneumococcus are a leading cause of death among children
with SCD. People with SCD are between 30 and 600 times more likely to develop pneumococcal meningiti...
Parents can sneak veggies into kids' diet
...childrens consumption of calorie-dense foods. Many children
are not eating enough foods that are low in calori...o variations of pasta, and served the dishes to 61 children
between 3-5 years of age on different occasions. One dish had a higher calorie density (1.6 kilocalo...
Research demonstrates link between domestic violence and asthma
...ence also increased the risk of reported asthma in children
and adult men. While the authors caution that the study cannot prove a causal link between domestic violence and asthma, there are several possible mechanisms to explain such a strong relationship between the two. Exposure to violence, and other ...
Highlights from the May 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...Intake among Children with Sickle Cell Disease As children
with sickle cell disease age, their consumption of...ars, the researchers studied eating patterns of 97 children
with sickle cell disease ranging in age from 18 months to 18 years. Among their findings: Consump...
$1.5 million awarded for palliative care research
...titute /Childrens Hospital Boston, will follow how children
with advanced cancer are feeling by using a handhe...aregivers to reduce the experience of suffering in children
with advanced cancer. Brown University School of Medicine Joan M. Teno, MD, MS, is a professor of...
Infection takes high toll in young children
...ed the admission records of more than 270 thousand children
born in Western Australia between 1990 and 2000. ...isease Journal, found that one in 5 non-Aboriginal children
and half the Aboriginal children
were hospitalised at least once due to an infection by the time the...
Eye muscles -- those go-getters of the anatomical world
...s strabismus, a condition that affects about 5% of children
and arises when the eye muscles dont work together properly. This leads to lazy eye, in which one eye takes over all the vision duties. If strabismus is not treated, it results in functional blindness. A defining characteristic of these tiny muscle...
Young Australian scientist honored at international meeting
...a (ALL), the most common childhoodcancer. "In some children
the cancer cells develop resistance to the drugs and finding aneffective treatment becomes a problem," said Ms Bachmann. "We are trying to gain a better understanding of what causes this resistance andwhat can be done to manage drug resistance in leu...
Significant rise in proportion of chronically ill children dying in intensive care
The proportion of chronically ill young children
dying in intensive care after being admitted to ot...of one large childrens hospital, to find out where children
had died, and of what causes. The period of analysis spanned seven years from 1997 to 2004 and in...
Review finds ways of helping children of drug and alcohol misusers
...nal Advances in Psychiatric Treatment suggests how children
whose parents have drug or alcohol problems can be...actors that promote the childs resilience. "The children
of people with drug or alcohol problems usually suffer very badly," said Professor Richard Velleman ...
UN engages banks to light up rural India; Solar loans, energy access transform life for poor
...toll taken by dirty fuels especially on women and children
and particularly in the home. In doing so, such projects can help towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals by 2015. "The success of this project should also serve as a catalytic blue-print for similar schemes across the developing world ...
Teens can perform CPR as well as adults and should be taught from an early age
...blished on bmj.com today. The authors suggest that children
as young as nine years old should be taught CPR sk... chest compression at age 11, but the age at which children
can perform effective chest compressions is not known. So researchers in Cardiff, Wales investigat...
Spinal manipulation in children studied
... assess the risk of serious injuries when treating children
using spinal manipulation. A recent study done i... than 40 years and found that adverse reactions in children
appeared to be rare compared to the numbers of spinal manipulations performed. But those injuries th...
Outdated policies are impediment for Americans with disabilities
...the report says. Regarding access to Medicaid for children
with disabilities, Congress should extend Medicaid and other public health program coverage from age 18 through 21, to help young people with disabilities successfully transition from pediatric to adult health care and independent living. The U.S. ...
$7.5 million NIH grant to Yale for Autism Center of Excellence
...oject involves neuroimaging studies of a cohort of children
evaluated at various stages in their development, ...ism Spectrum Disorders are diagnosed in one in 150 children
in the United States and affects four times as many boys as girls. Researchers do not know how many ...
Girls born with HIV infection at higher risk for cervical problems
A generation of children
born with HIV are now coming of age and reaching sexual maturity. Girls in this group who are sexually active are experiencing a higher number than expected of cervical abnormalities, a new study finds. Researchers monitored the rate of first-time ...
National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine report calls for more dairy foods at school
... in contributing valuable nutrients to the diet of children
and adolescents," said Ann Marie Krautheim, MA, RD...tes on the rise, the new guidelines aim to improve children
and adolescent's diets and health. "This report is a step in the right direction for helping childr...
SCHIP has been successful overall, should be expanded says new health care opinion leaders survey
...in increasing access to health care for low income children
(71%) and in reducing the rate of uninsured, low-income children
(65%). Across the board, leaders feel that coverage should be expanded. In fact, 91% of respondent...
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