Tag: "parents" at medical news
Medication combined with behavior therapy works best for ADHD children, study finds
... that's good in my opinion," Pelham says. "I think parents
are becoming more concerned about the safety of me...sults, Pelham says, should send a clear message to parents
of children with ADHD. "You definitely should be using behavior modification," he says. "You'll be ...
Early failure to pay attention to faces, speech may influence later development in autism
... games that encourage social activities with their parents
or a therapist. The games are modeled after typical parent-infant games, such as patty-cake, that focus on shared communication and enjoyment. Previous studies by Dawson and her colleagues have shown that preschool-age children with autism do not s...
Lack of sleep can affect athletic performance in teens
...day. "In order to help adolescents do their best, parents
need to take an active role in helping set a regular sleep pattern for their teen."...
Majority of parents don't actively limit children's media time
...University Baptist Medical Center, the majority of parents
do not often use active strategies to limit media time or content. Results from a survey of 1,800 parents
nationwide were presented today at the Pediatric Academic Society annual meeting in Washington, D.C....
Integrated chemical-dependency and mental-health treatment best for adolescents
... one or more of these problems, patients and their parents
should, whenever possible, seek out integrated CD and psychiatric services. If that is not possible, they should still pursue concurrent mental-health treatment. Conversely, CD treatment providers should work toward incorporating mental health ...
Radioactive isotope is effective against neuroblastoma
...in a special lead-lined hospital room that shields parents
and staff members from unnecessary radiation exposure. In Dr. Maris's study, the patients ranged from four months to 25 years old; all had neuroblastoma that was refractory to first-line treatment, or had relapsed. The overall response rate to MIBG w...
Babies' cries linked to their health
...IDS). In addition, they cite the importance of how parents
react to their squalling offspring. "The cry si...he cry," says LaGasse. The authors also note that parents
tend to understand the nature of their babies' cries well, and stress the importance of parental rea...
Study finds ADHD improves with sensory intervention
...ome. Koenig also observed that through this study, parents
learned to view the disorder and the behaviors through a different lens. "It's easy for parents
to look at ADHD and blame themselves or the child for the bad behavior," said Koenig. The goal of A...
Botox stops severe drooling in children with neurologic conditions
...ved in the study. "This makes it difficult for the parents
and caregivers and can cause sores, infections and...age levels. Using questionnaires filled out by the parents
and caregivers of the children before and after the injections, the researchers were able to ascerta...
Research shows upbringing affects discipline choices
...ist Medical Center. Results from a survey of 2,100 parents
nationwide were presented today at the Pediatric A...and her colleagues completed research asking 2,100 parents
across the country about their current discipline strategies and what influenced their choices for t...
Trumpeting vaccination may only entrench opposition
...th Network, and lead author of the research. "Some parents
have strongly held beliefs about the safety and be...eed to be aware of these findings when confronting parents
who are strongly opposed to vaccination," warns Wilson. "Prolonged discussions may be counterproduct...
Umbilical cord-blood transplants save lives of babies with rare genetic disorder
...ind, have seizures and die. It is very painful for parents
to watch their children deteriorate this rapidly. This study shows that finally there's a treatment that offers hope," said Dr. Maria Luisa Escolar, the study's lead author. Escolar is an assistant professor in the UNC School of Medicine's department...
Eight aspects of early life put UK children at risk of obesity
...ildren who were taking part in a large UK study of parents
and children. Height and weight were measured and body mass index (BMI) was calculated. In the entire group, four factors were independently associated with a risk of obesity at age 7: Increasing birth weight Parental obesity (one or both parents) ...
Researchers largely at fault for health risk studies that influence and confuse the public
...ressants to children and teens. But clinicians and parents
alike were at a loss to understand their meaning." "How do we sort out these contradictions?" questioned Dr. Kupfer. "We have a responsibility to the general public, who on a daily basis hear about new findings or ways to reduce risks of disease that...
Study shows adherence to pulmicort respules, results in fewer ER visits in asthmatic children
...of asthma, as well as potential treatment options, parents
can visit www.everydaykidz.com . About Childhood Asthma Approximately 6.3 million children under 18 years of age have asthma, which makes it the leading serious chronic illness among children. 4 In the year 2000, asthma resulted in 728,000 ED vi...
A 'mind-reading' mum - rich or poor - is key to baby's progress
...with children so that vital advice can be given to parents
and vulnerable infants. In the study, mothers who ...ind-minded'. Dr Meins said: "A priority is to help parents
to be 'mind-minded' when interacting with their babies. Among other things, we are discussing with S...
More needs to be done to tackle heart disease among South Asians
...make them prone to coronary heart disease as their parents
and grandparents. Although we still do not have a full explanation for excess deaths from coronary heart disease in South Asians, factors may include higher rates of diabetes, disadvantaged socioeconomic status, high fat diet, and lack of exercise. ...
K-State researcher discovers compliments go a long way to improve body self-image in women
...ough. So you can imagine if people are aware, like parents
who are raising their daughter, they know 'wow, if...perience anxiety. Imagine what it would be like if parents
gave their child or teenager compliments frequently." Although all her research has been involved in...
UC Davis Cancer Center awarded $4.5 million
...ivor of liver and stomach cancer who lost both his parents
and every one of his six siblings to hepatitis B-induced liver disease. "Since my liver transplant in 1992, I have encountered so many wretched fellow immigrants who have lost their lives, when they should be enjoying the fruits of their lifelong har...
New NHLBI-sponsored study shows programs can teach children to eat healthier
...n by helping them learn to make good food choices, parents
and other adults need to take responsibility for ensuring that children have access to healthy foods at home, at school, and at sporting or recreational events," Van Horn added. "For example, when it's your turn to bring the snack for the kids on the...
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