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Increased asthma risk for babies whose father smokes before conception

from MNTpaeds - 08 Sep 14

The first study to assess how fathers' pre-conception smoking habits can affect offspring finds a link between increased asthma risk in babies and the father's smoking history.



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Rhesus monkey infants fed by breast or bottle develop distinct immune systems

from MNTpaeds - 08 Sep 14

Infant rhesus monkeys receiving different diets early in life develop distinct immune systems that persist months after weaning, a study by researchers from UC Davis, the California National Primate...



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Electronic nose 'detects asthma subtypes in children'

from MNTpaeds - 08 Sep 14

A new study claims an electronic nose is able to detect asthma subtypes from the exhaled breath of children, potentially paving the way for personalized asthma treatments.



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The impact of dexamethasone on intelligence and hearing in preterm infants

from MNTpaeds - 08 Sep 14

Glucocorticoids are speculated to have a long-term impact on the development of the nervous system and increase the incidence of cerebral palsy in preterm infants.



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The impact of exposure to manganese in water and air

from MNTpaeds - 07 Sep 14

Would you like your glass of water with a little iron it? Or do you prefer a copper taste? Possibly manganese?



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Mundipharma announces results of pivotal phase III study for flutiform® in paediatric asthma

from MNTpaeds - 06 Sep 14

New data from a randomised, multicentre, phase III study, being presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) annual congress in Munich, Germany, supports the potential of flutiform® for...



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Baseball pitchers: stronger core means less days lost to injury

from MNTpaeds - 06 Sep 14

An analysis of professional baseball pitchers finds that those with poor lumbopelvic control are prone to missing more days out of the season due to injury.



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Number of smoke-free homes has doubled in 20 years

from MNTpaeds - 05 Sep 14

Comparing data from the 2010-11 and 1992-93 Current Population Surveys, a new CDC report finds that twice as many homes in the US are smoke-free now compared with 20 years ago.



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Cystic Fibrosis: additional immune dysfunction discovered

from MNTcf - 05 Sep 14

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a frequent genetic disease affecting the lung and the gastrointestinal tract.



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1 in 5 child deaths in England preventable

from MNTpaeds - 05 Sep 14

Child deaths have fallen to very low rates in all industrialised countries, but many deaths in children and adolescents are still potentially preventable, and much more could be done to cut future...



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Evidence suggests childhood obesity comes before asthma in kids with both asthma and obesity

from MNTpaeds - 05 Sep 14

For years, doctors have known that there is a link between childhood obesity and asthma, but have found it difficult to determine which condition tends to come first, or whether one causes the other.



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Genetics link a mother's diet to the risk of obesity in her offspring

from MNTpaeds - 05 Sep 14

New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that epigenetic methylation blocks expression of the Pomc gene, leading to delayed satiety response and increased food intake.



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Is your child prepared for the September Asthma Peak

from MNTpaeds - 04 Sep 14

With the end of the summer upon us, school-aged children are beginning to head back into the classrooms for a new school year.



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Hidden infection route of major bacterial pathogen uncovered

from MNTcf - 04 Sep 14

Researchers at the University of Liverpool's Institute of Infection and Global Health have discovered the pattern of infection of the bacterium responsible for causing severe lung infections in...



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Is human breast milk microbiome 'neutral'?

from MNTpaeds - 04 Sep 14

Human breast milk is considered the most ideal source of nutrition for infants and it should have played a critical role in the evolution and civilizations of human beings.



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A child's auditory brain function improves with two years of musical training

from MNTpaeds - 04 Sep 14

A new Northwestern University study provides the first direct evidence that a community music program for at-risk youth has a biological effect on children's developing nervous systems.



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Hypertension is a nearly 6 fold risk factor in obese youths

from MNTpaeds - 03 Sep 14

Obese youths have a nearly six fold risk of hypertension, according to research in more than 22 000 young people from the PEP Family Heart Study presented at ESC Congress by Professor Peter Schwandt...



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Unplanned births out of hospital increases risk of infant mortality

from MNTpaeds - 03 Sep 14

New research reveals that unplanned births out-of-hospital in Norway are associated with higher infant mortality.



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Food supplements plus cash to poor families reduces rates of child malnutrition in Niger more than each intervention alone

from MNTpaeds - 02 Sep 14

In Niger, interventions that combined the distribution of supplementary food with a cash transfer to poor families prevented acute malnutrition in young children more effectively than strategies...



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Infant feeding habits may predict eating behaviors in later life

from MNTpaeds - 02 Sep 14

The follow-up to an FDA study analyzing infant nutrition investigates to what extent eating behaviors in the first year of life predict eating behaviors at age 6.



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Potentially protective immune response from new analysis of old HIV vaccines

from MNTpaeds - 02 Sep 14

Applying the benefit of hindsight, researchers at Duke Medicine have reanalyzed the findings of two historic pediatric HIV vaccine trials with encouraging results.



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Breakthrough in RSV research

from MNTpaeds - 02 Sep 14

The New England Journal of Medicine has published research results from a clinical trial of a drug shown to safely reduce the viral load and clinical illness of healthy adult volunteers intranasally...



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ADHD drugs 'do not stunt children's growth,' say AAP

from MNTpaeds - 01 Sep 14

Despite concerns that stimulant medications to treat ADHD could stunt a child's growth, a new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics says these drugs do not affect height.



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Bedsharing may impair sleep quality

from MNTpaeds - 01 Sep 14

Nocturnal awakenings are frequent among 6-month-old children, but sharing bed might make things worse.



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JAMA Dermatology

from ArchDerm - 01 Sep 14

Mission Statement: JAMA Dermatology publishes information concerning the skin, its diseases, and their treatment. Its mission is to explicate the structure and function of the skin and its diseases and the art of using this information to deliver optimal medical and surgical care to the patient. We attempt to enhance the understanding of cutaneous pathophysiology and improve the clinician's ability to diagnose and treat skin disorders. This journal has a particular interest in publishing clinica


 

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