Tag: "pediatric" at medical news
Chinese children with hearing devices benefit from new speech test
...ensed to Cochlear Limited for use in evaluation of pediatric
cochlear implant recipients in China. The MESP pa...ception (ESP) test used to assess English-speaking pediatric
cochlear implant users throughout North America. The MESP is the first norm-referenced, objective, ...
1 of 2 pediatric kidney disease research centers in world established
...lecular and cellular mechanisms of the majority of pediatric
disorders are still poorly understood. Since renal...l physician researchers who can pursue a career in pediatric
nephrology research. One research project headed by Drs. Avner and William E. Sweeny Jr., M.S., assi...
Seat belt injuries could signal more serious trauma in children
...of the Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine. Grewal, a pediatric
surgeon at Temple University School of Medicine an...e professionals see bruising or seat belt marks in pediatric
car accident victims, they should have a high degree of suspicion about more serious injury. Car ...
Wireless technology shows promise in diagnosing pediatric intestinal disease
...bout the technology, but does encourage caution in pediatric
use. Our experience, which includes the largest number of pediatric
patients reported in literature, confirms that this technology is a very useful system for the clini...
Study reveals gaps in vaccine financing for underinsured children
...ed the status of financing and distribution of new pediatric
vaccines at the state level. For the 2-phase study, the researchers interviewed nine state immunization program managers and subsequently interviewed and surveyed 48 state immunization program managers from January to June 2006. The researchers fou...
Statin drugs may delay progressive artery damage in children
...in, simvastatin, pravastatin and atorvastatin have pediatric
labeling from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration based on clinical trials performed in children with FH....
AASM to school-bound: Sleep is the right ingredient for academic success
...aze, MD, of Texas Childrens Hospital in Houston, a pediatric
sleep expert and a member of the AASM board of dir... the Florida Sleep Institute in Spring Hill, and a pediatric
sleep expert, says that children and teens need more sleep than adults, and their circadian rhythm i...
Journalists: Register now for CHEST 2007 in Chicago
...l simulation areas, including disaster management, pediatric
asthma, polysomnography, and more.Access to over 150 panel discussions on sleep disorders, pandemic illness, disaster medicine, health-care disparities, lung cancer, COPD, obesity, and more. Preview of ACCP evidence-based guidelines on lung can...
Damon Runyon renews its $2.25 million investment to support young clinical cancer investigators
...cute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common pediatric
cancer, are effective but have severe short and long term side effects. More targeted and less toxic therapies are needed. Dr. Graham has identified the Mer tyrosine kinase as a critical mediator of leukemogenesis and has developed two new drugs th...
Researchers develop criteria to detect bone mass deficiencies in children with chronic diseases
...first to include all criteria needed to serve as a pediatric
reference database for normal bone density in chil...cisco using software with specialized features for pediatric
scans. Kalkwarf said researchers plan to continue their work, seeking to advance their findings b...
Abilify sNDA for pediatric patients with schizophrenia accepted for priority FDA review
...chotic ABILIFY (aripiprazole) for the treatment of pediatric
patients (13-17 years old) with schizophrenia. Th...ating the use of ABILIFY in 302 ethnically diverse pediatric
patients (ages 13-17) and was conducted at 101 centers in 13 countries....
Researcher says few families report safe firearm storage
...milies store their firearms safely, according to a pediatric
researcher at Brenner Children's Hospital, part of...ues administered the survey to 3,745 parents in 96 pediatric
offices in 45 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. The offices were part of the Pediatric Research in Off...
Study: Directly observed HIV therapy for children is promising
...settings said David Pugatch, M.D., director of the pediatric
and adolescent HIV program at Hasbro Childrens Hospital and an assistant professor of pediatrics at The Alpert Medical School. With the cost of AIDS drugs dropping, antiretroviral treatments are increasingly becoming available in Asia, Africa and L...
Mayo researchers discover overdiagnosis of long QT heart syndrome
...nosis, explains Michael Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D., the pediatric
cardiologist who directs Mayos Long QT Syndrome Clinic and is the director of the Mayo Clinic Windland Smith Rice Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory. He is the senior author of a study that appeared in the May 22 issue of Circulation. This is dramati...
Study: Who claims to be a pediatrician?
... who report to be pediatricians did not complete a pediatric
residency training program. "This is a reminder ...g to be designated as a specialist in the field of pediatric
medicine," warns Freed, the Percy and Mary Murphy Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health Delivery ...
Help for pediatricians in treating behavioral health problems only partially successful
...onsulted with a mental health colleague concerning pediatric
patients with mental health problems," Williams said. Williams and her colleagues noted that identification and treatment of mental health disorders in primary care is evolving. She said systemic changes including use of financial incentives to mot...
Most pediatric chemotherapy mistakes reach patients
...n credited with significant gains in survival from pediatric
cancers. However, they are among the most toxic me...ty margins. Medication errors are common during pediatric
hospitalizations, occurring in almost 6 percent of all medication orders for pediatric
UCLA pediatrician honored with prestigious achievement award
...des of work as a preeminent leader in the field of pediatric
immunology. Stiehms impact has been wide in the...tion. Stiehm served as chief of the division of pediatric
allergy, immunology and rheumatology at UCLA from 1969 to 2003. He received his bachelors and M.D. ...
Investigational nonstimulant Guanfacine XR significantly improved child, adolescent ADHD symptoms
...tigator, chief of clinical and research program in pediatric
psychopharmacology at Massachusetts General Hospital and professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. "Moreover, these data presented at this medical conference add evidence that GXR when dosed once daily may continue to control children's ADH...
Endoscopic procedures advance physician knowledge and patient care
...y and better diagnosis of certain disorders in the pediatric
population. Wireless Capsule Endoscopy (WCE) is n...umatizing, yet important information in developing pediatric
use was determined. The size of the capsule was too large and the weight of the batteries too excess...
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