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from MNTpaeds - 05 Dec 14
Results from more than 100 families with children affected by a broad range of neurologic and developmental disorders who underwent genomic testing to end their quest for a diagnosis, were published...
Whereas most adults are members of the Clean Plate Club, they eat an average of about 90% of the food they serve themselves, children do not.
Doubling the number of mums who breastfeed for 7-18 months in their lifetime and helping others to continue for at least four months could save the NHS more than £40 million every year, suggests...
Human sex trafficking is a serious problem both domestically and internationally and enhanced education is necessary to address the risk factors for entry into the sex trade, the physical and mental...
from MNTpaeds - 04 Dec 14
Intracranial hypertension-increased blood pressure inside the head-can predict a child's risk of death from malaria.
University students think hookah smoking is safer than cigarette smoking says a University of South Florida study.
A new urine test could help ensure asthmatic children receive the level of medication they need to manage their illness better and prevent future asthma attacks, according to new research being...
The AMA applauds action by the Government to crack down on cyber bullying of children, with legislation introduced to Parliament 3 December 2014.
A study to accurately determine whether sleep disturbances stem from breathing problems will allow children to get the help they need.
The places where people think their children are most in danger are not the ones they should be most scared about, finds a new report released December 3rd 2014.
Years after the end of the Great Recession, child poverty remains widespread in America's largest cities.
from MNTpaeds - 03 Dec 14
As debate increases about whether female lacrosse players should wear headgear, a new study reports measurements of the accelerations that stick blows deliver to the head.
Children with vision impairment are at increased risk of bullying warn two leading sight loss charities.
Most genes are inherited as two working copies, one from the mother and one from the father. However, in a few instances, a gene is imprinted, which means that one copy is silenced.
Pregnant women with a BMI of 35 or over have more than double the risks of experiencing infant death than mothers with a 'normal' BMI of 18.5-24.9, according to a new study.
from MNTpaeds - 02 Dec 14
Northwestern University researchers claim their study is the first to compare birth weight, children's cognitive education and quality of elementary and middle schools.
Some high school football players exhibit measurable brain changes after a single season of play even in the absence of concussion, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the...
A new study reports that the parents of children who fell from furniture at home are less likely to implement safety measures such as safety gates or rules about climbing at home.
Though previous studies have suggested a link between antibiotic use and childhood asthma, a new study in the BMJ dismisses this link by using sibling control analyses.
from MNTpaeds - 01 Dec 14
Despite current recommendations, a new study finds that more than 50% of infants in the US are placed to sleep with bedding that increases risks for sudden infant death.
A new study finds that between 1990-2011, the rate of toy-related injuries in children rose by 40% in the US, with foot-powered scooters to blame for most of this increase.
Ontario students between Grades 9 and 12 who said they had a traumatic brain injury in their lifetime, also reported drug use rates two to four times higher than peers with no history of TBI...
Induced pluripotent stem cells made from patients with a form of blistering skin disease can be genetically corrected and used to grow back healthy skin cells in laboratory dishes, researchers at the...
from ArchPedi - 01 Dec 14
This Viewpoint discusses what pediatric health care professionals should consider when treating children presenting with signs and symptoms similar to Ebola virus disease.