Tag: "parent" at medical news
Parents' depression can weigh on children
...ildren only have access to food at home, so what a parent
puts on the table usually determines what the child eats, Janicke said. Also, the behaviors a parent
models affect the lifestyle choices a child makes, too. When parents are struggling, they may have...
Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood
...os, health and nutrition services and an intensive parent
program that includes classroom involvement, field trips and home visits. Arthur J. Reynolds, Ph.D., of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and colleagues, studied the long-term effects of the Child-Parent Center program. A total of 1,539 low...
U of M report says early-childhood intervention improves well-being through young adulthood
...os, health and nutrition services and an intensive parent
program that includes classroom involvement, field trips and home visits. Children who participated in the program during preschool and early school years also were more likely to be working full-time (42.7 percent vs. 36.4 percent), have completed...
Statin drugs may delay progressive artery damage in children
...entre. Participants were admitted if they had one parent
with a clinical or molecular diagnosis of FH and met other criteria, including elevated LDL. The children were randomized to receive the drug pravastatin or placebo for two years. Those younger than 14 received 20 milligrams (mg) of the statin dail...
Increased rates of methylphenidate use in children following parental divorce
...date in 4,784 children initially in two-biological parent
households. About 13% of these children experienced the divorce of their parents during the study period. The percentage of children taking methylphenidate at any time between 1994 and 2000 was 3.3% for children whose parents remained married and 6.1...
Doctors have key role in preventing and detecting child neglect and abuse
... to abuse, whether from deliberate intent from the parent
or neglect which has allowed the child to burn itself. When severe head trauma is suspected, an examination of the eye can reveal probable abuse since the pattern of haemorrhaging may be characteristic in an infant who has been violently shaken....
NHLBI Asthma Clinical Research Networks and ALA ACRC Network to present at ATS 2007
...e years of life, as well as those with eczema or a parent
with asthma. A second presentation on the PEAK study will look at whether there are ways to predict which high-risk children will do poorly with their asthma. "Some children outgrow their asthma and some maintain their asthma, and PEAK found that in...
Ulcerative colitis remission rates from long-term safety study of LIALDA presented at DDW
...l and endoscopic as defined above) at baseline (in parent
studies 301 and 302 - LIALDA's eight-week, phase I... 198 patients who received LIALDA or Asacol in the parent
studies entered the maintenance phase of study 303 directly. Of these patients, 151 were in clinical...
Most young women don't recognize heart attack warning signs
...ut 88 percent of the women had a family history (a parent
or sibling) with heart disease. Even though 71 percent said their health was fair/poor, less than half considered themselves at risk for heart disease. The researchers said doctors may be failing to link many young women's symptoms to heart disease....
Childhood obesity intervention shows promising results
..., after- school, and community events. There were parent
forums to engage members of the four major language communities in Somerville: English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Haitian-Creole, newsletters with health tips, walking contests, traffic calming campaigns, and coupons for healthy foods. The SUS team al...
Stress of deployment increases risk of child abuse, neglect in military families, UNC study shows
... by a parent, Rentz said. Before October 2002, the parent
who was in the military was the perpetrator of abu...tween October 2002 and June 2003, the non-military parent
was found to have abused or neglected the children more often than the military parent. "The stres...
Strong marriage helps couples deal with tempermental baby
...renting together," she said. "Even if you have one parent
who is very good with their children, if the other parent
is undermining their partner, or not being supportive, the outcomes for their children may not be as...
New treatment possibilities for fatal genetic disease
...disease (HD) is a genetic disorder, passed on from parent
to child, which results in a variety of devastatin... worsen as the disease progresses. Each child of a parent
with the disease has a 50-50 chance of inheriting the HD gene and therefore developing the disease. ...
Leader of the pack: Dog groomer turned UH pharmacy professor honored
...resents pharmacy student interests in the national parent
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder at risk for alcohol problems
...ottom line is that when the child has ADHD and the parent
has suffered from alcoholism, either currently or in the past, the child will have an increased risk for alcohol problems himself or herself." "In other words," added Hinshaw, "when a youngster has ADHD, he or she is more likely to either provoke ...
1-parent households double risk of childhood sexual abuse
...nd Community Health. "Children being raised by one parent
are at a greater risk for many things as they grow...Holmes, single-parent homes are likely to have the parent
absent a good portion of the time because she or he must work to provide all the basic necessities f...
Framingham study shows parents who live long pass on
...ed on whether both parents, one parent, or neither parent
lived to 85 years or older. The risk factors inclu...rs, compared to those in which both parents or one parent
had died. In addition, the middle-aged children of long-lived parents had significantly lower levels...
Study finds antibiotic resistance in poultry even when antibiotics were not used
...studies is what's known as vertical transfer from parent
to child of bacteria carrying resistance genes. In short, the birds may come to the farm harboring antibiotic resistant bacteria. "This issue of antibiotic resistance is more complicated than once thought," Lee said. "These findings suggest that ...
Bombs and bodies: Children living in extremes
... danger on child and adolescent development and on parent
and child interactions; the ways major catastrophic events affect children's schematization of the world, self, and others; disturbances in moral development and conscience functioning; post-catastrophe ecological factors that promote resilience and ...
Drug reduces unscheduled trips to doctor for childhood asthma attacks
...ays off from school or childcare by 37 percent and parent
time off from work by 33 percent," said Dr. Robert...care, nights of disturbed sleep, and the number of parent
days lost from work," said Dr. Robertson. "Furthermore, the strategy of parent-initiated therapy req...
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