Tag: "children" at medical news
Hebrew University research shows developmental problems for siblings of autistic children
Jerusalem, April 22, 2007 -- Younger siblings of children
with autism are at risk to suffer from delayed ver...n their research, they found that some siblings of children
with autism ranging from fourteen months to four and half years -- were diagnosed with delayed verb...
Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member co-edits book for teens with special needs
... has co-edited a book that examines the transition children
with special health care needs and disabilities face when they move from pediatric care to adult health care. Promoting Health Care Transitions for Adolescents with Special Health Care Needs and Disabilities, co-edited by Wendy M. Nehring, associat...
Chronic family turmoil and other problems cause physical changes
... to look at cardiovascular recovery from stress in children
or youths. Evans said that the findings suggest th...d urine samples from 207 seventh- and eighth-grade children
in rural upstate New York who had participated in a first wave of the study while they were in eleme...
RAND study finds school playgrounds can help fight childhood obesity
...d obesity, but many are locked and inaccessible to children
on weekends especially in poor and minority neighborhoods. The study is a new analysis of data from a national research study called the Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls. The data deals with the physical activity of 1,556 girls in the sixth ...
Antidepressants safe for children and adolescents
...ve disorder (OCD) and major depressive disorder in children
and adolescents, according to a meta-analysis of 2...creased risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior for children
and adolescents. "As clinicians, our first concern is for the health and safety of our patients....
Malaria-infected mice cured by 1 dose of new drug
... killing between 1.5 million and 3 million, mostly children
and mostly in developing nations. The parasite that causes the disease is spread by female mosquitoes feeding on human blood. The most commonly fatal species of the malaria parasite now shows strong resistance to most current treatments, making the d...
20-year study shows significant rise in childhood obesity, especially among girls
...s who studied BMI figures for more than a thousand children
over two decades discovered that obesity levels ha...vier, with a 5.1 per cent increase in BMI. 540 children
were studied in 1982 and a further 540 in 2002 with equal numbers of girls and boys from each of th...
Johns Hopkins begins aggressive screening for 'superbugs' in children
...is approved in pediatrics for VRE. Milstone says children
admitted to Hopkins are increasingly identified as...the intensive care unit showing four times as many children
with MRSA and twice as many with VRE than five years ago. These reports and others led the Hopkins ...
Obesity may be linked to middle ear effusions in children
...iversity, Seoul, Korea, and colleagues studied 155 children
age 2 to 7 (85 boys and 70 girls) who were treated... the blood) levels were compared with those of 118 children
(76 boys and 42 girls) who underwent operations for conditions unrelated to ear diseases and had nev...
Strong marriage helps couples deal with tempermental baby
...s are poor coparents, they are more likely to have children
who show aggressive and inappropriate behavior at ...r, or not being supportive, the outcomes for their children
may not be as good." In addition, the researchers have found that the marital relationship and the...
Breastfeeding reduces risk of breast cancer for women who delay childbirth
...erm pregnancy before the age of 25 and having many children
protect against the type of breast cancers that ex... first pregnancy (younger than 25) and having many children
(defined as four or more) are associated with a lower risk of breast cancer, Ursin says. Researchers...
Sporting research aims to reduce childhood obesity
...ship was established to identify the proportion of children
whoincrease their sporting activity following atte...niversity of Newcastle. This research will involve children
aged between 5 and 12 and will help us identify whether involvement inThe Forum Holiday Camp itself ...
Global burden of childhood deafness overlooked
...nge from mild dysfunction in language learning for children
with a small (16-25 decibel) loss to complete soci...ut evidence suggests that a substantial portion of children
have hearing impairment of unknown causation. National health systems in many developing countries...
Managing and preventing obesity in Canadian adults and children
...management and prevention of obesity in adults and children
(published with this issue of CMAJ). Lau reviews the numerous goals of the guidelines, the key recommendations, what is new in the guidelines and what the future holds. Stepping on a scale and plotting weight and height on a graph are no longer en...
Drug used to prevent HIV transmission from mother to child damages DNA
...f these findings for the long-term health of human children
exposed tranplacentally to AZT are uncertain, the ...ity of increased cancer risk for a subset of these children
in mid and late adulthood appears highly plausible," the authors state. The carcinogenic effects of ...
Weak immune response critical to disease that causes most infant hospitalizations
...respiratory syncytial virus, infects virtually all children
by age two. Along with the influenza virus, RSV is...ly made them worse, resulting in the deaths of two children
in 1967. "I think there was pretty strong evidence of increased T-cell response in the post-vaccin...
Study recommends universal newborn screening for cystic fibrosis
...ase for 2002 to compare the treatment costs of 184 children
aged 19 years who had cystic fibrosis that was identified by newborn screening with those of 950 children
in the same age-group, who were identified after clinical presentation of the disease. Patients diag...
Childhood immunization against pneumonia cuts hospital admissions by almost 40 percent
...se pneumonia hospital admission rates for American children
aged under two years, according to an article publ...st vaccination years fell by 506 cases per 100,000 children
under two years representing an actual reduction of some 41,000 admissions in 2004. The study als...
New standards could cut number of malnourished children on feeding programs
...troduction of new standards to assess nutrition in children
could lead to confusion and a cut in the numbers of malnourished children
eligible for emergency feeding programmes, warn researchers in this week's BMJ. According to the U...
Washington University surgeon develops treatment for foot deformity
... in pain and disability. CVT afflicts both healthy children
and those with genetic birth defects and neuromuscular disorders. Matthew B. Dobbs, M.D., who performs surgeries at St. Louis Children's Hospital, developed a treatment for CVT that involves gently manipulating the foot and applying long leg casts ...
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