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from MNTpaeds - 11 Feb 15
Middle-school children who consume heavily sweetened energy drinks are 66% more likely to be at risk for hyperactivity and inattention symptoms, a new study led by the Yale School of Public Health...
from MNTpaeds - 10 Feb 15
The British Heart Foundation has criticised a new report for allowing advertisers to continue to target junk food marketing at children online.
Overweight children may be at higher risk of oesophageal (gullet) cancer when they grow up than their slimmer friends, according to research published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Despite lack of evidence, some are advocating cannabis for children with autism, reports Journal of Developmental and Behavioral PediatricsAs medical marijuana becomes increasingly accepted...
James Hudziak, M.D., has two children who love ice hockey. His son skates for his college team and one of his daughters plays in high school.
from MNTpaeds - 09 Feb 15
Researchers funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) have found that babies who move their eyes more often than their peers at the age of six months are more likely to meet criteria for Autism...
Link could provide quickest way to determine effectiveness of experimental AS treatmentsMonitoring participants' biological clocks may be the quickest way to determine the effectiveness of...
Study makes strides toward noninvasive diagnostic for increasingly common pediatric liver diseaseThis is an MRI of child's liver with severe NAFLD -- 38 percent is fat whereas 1 percent is normal.
A close examination of gut bacteria reveals that exclusively breastfed babies are better equipped for the transition to solids and potentially an early life with fewer stomach woes.
from MNTpaeds - 08 Feb 15
Large-scale Danish study from the University of Copenhagen shows that premature babies grow out of the asthma which they are likely to develop in early life.
from MNTpaeds - 06 Feb 15
Some of the better known functions of this coenzyme include its role in the production of energy for the cell and its anti-oxidant capacityMarta Luna is a researcher at the lab of the University...
Large study in sub-Saharan Africa suggests vitamin A's protective effectChildren under age 5 living in sub-Saharan Africa were 54 percent less likely to develop malaria if they had been given a...
from MNTpaeds - 05 Feb 15
This year looks set to hold the highest number of measles cases since the virus was declared eliminated in the US. Are concerns about vaccine safety to blame? We investigate.
Scientists have found some of the strongest evidence yet that musical training in younger years can prevent the decay in speech listening skills in later life.
Health and human performance research focuses on 4 risk factorsFood insecurity creates a host of unhealthy consequences. The roads leading there can be very different.
from MNTpaeds - 04 Feb 15
An international report looking at half a million adolescents finds that, despite rising wealth among high-income countries, the gap in health between rich and poor has widened.
Pregnancy outcomes appear to be similar for women who undergo kidney transplants as children or adults, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics.
The National Institutes of Health has launched a subsite of DS-Connect: The Down Syndrome Registry for researchers, clinicians, and other professionals with a scientific interest in Down syndrome...
Although there's no scientific definition of picky eating, parents say they know it when they see it.
Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a congenital disease which causes muscle degeneration and eventual death in teenagers.
The standard treatment for newborns whose brains were deprived of oxygen appears to work better than proposed alternatives, according to a study from a National Institutes of Health research...
Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) is delighted to have received a substantial three year grant from the Scottish Government to continue its health intervention project, Action Meningitis, in...
Precision medicine is getting a jump-start from a new national initiative announced in President Obama's State of the Union message.
from MNTpaeds - 03 Feb 15
Researchers have found that children abandoned at birth and raised in institutions are at an increased risk of developing social communication difficulties and symptoms of autism.
Disability experts are calling on UK employers to support their workforce to be disability aware as a recent poll finds that a quarter of British adults are not confident communicating with...