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Incidence of childhood tuberculosis could be 25% higher than previous estimates

from MNTpaeds - 09 Jul 14

New estimates indicate that over 650 000 children develop tuberculosis (TB) every year in the 22 countries with a high burden of the disease (HBCs)* - almost 25% higher than the total number of new...



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Matching genes influence children's reading and math abilities

from MNTpaeds - 09 Jul 14

New research from the UK finds that about half of genes that influence a child's reading ability can also affect their math capability.



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Maternity home visits saved lives in poor Memphis neighborhoods

from MNTpaeds - 08 Jul 14

Maternity care from pregnancy through to toddlerhood reduced death rates for both mothers and children in deprived areas of Memphis, according to a new study.



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Sibling composition impacts childhood obesity risk

from MNTpaeds - 08 Jul 14

It is well documented that children with obese parents are at greater risk for obesity.



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UK GPs keen to play bigger role in responding to cases of child maltreatment

from MNTpaeds - 08 Jul 14

GPs are ideally placed to spot early warning signs of child maltreatment and to work with families to prevent them from getting worse, according to a joint report by the Royal College of General...



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Although Rhode Island's lead law is effective, it is often ignored

from MNTpaeds - 08 Jul 14

Only one in five properties in Central Falls, Pawtucket, Providence, and Woonsocket that are covered by Rhode Island's lead hazard mitigation law were in compliance with the statute more than four...



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Alcohol ads in magazines 'target' the under-21s

from MNTpaeds - 08 Jul 14

In spite of a voluntary advertising code designed to protect young people, 18-20-year-olds are the most-targeted age group for popular drinks brands in magazines, study finds.



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Larger newborn care units provide better protection for very preterm babies

from MNTpaeds - 08 Jul 14

Preterm babies admitted to high volume neonatal units are less likely to die compared to those admitted to low volume units, according to researchers.



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Home visits by nurse may help reduce mortality in moms and children

from MNTpaeds - 07 Jul 14

Women who had prenatal and infant/toddler nurse visits at home were less likely to die than women who did not and children whose mothers were visited by nurses were less likely to have died by age...



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Nutrition and health 'have greater influence on newborn's size than race'

from MNTpaeds - 07 Jul 14

The wide disparities between average size of newborns in different countries was assumed to be caused by race. A new study suggests other factors have greater influence.



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Risk of stomach fistulas increased by prolonged use of stomach feeding tubes in children

from MNTpaeds - 07 Jul 14

Pediatric patients with intestinal failure often need gastrostomy tubes, or feeding tubes inserted into an opening created in the stomach, for long-term nutrition.



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10 per cent drop in infant hospital readmissions, Australia

from MNTpaeds - 07 Jul 14

The number of babies being readmitted to hospital in their first year has decreased by over 10%in New South Wales, according to research published in the Medical Journal of Australia.



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1 in 5 adolescents engages in hookah smoking, study finds

from MNTpaeds - 07 Jul 14

A new study finds that 18% of adolescents use hookahs, also known as water pipes. Researchers say the findings are worrying, as many health risks have been linked to the activity.



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Children with dyslexia at increased risk for physical abuse

from MNTpaeds - 07 Jul 14

Adults who have dyslexia are much more likely to report they were physically abused before they turned 18 than their peers without dyslexia, according to a new study from researchers at the...



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Genetic mutation linked to movement disorders in young people

from MNTpaeds - 06 Jul 14

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen and the Copenhagen University Hospital have identified a particular genetic mutation that may cause parkinsonism in young people.



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TV gives children a 'bad example' on food

from MNTpaeds - 04 Jul 14

Assessing the frequency and type of food and drink portrayals in children’s TV, researchers have found programs to be a bad influence on kids, failing to set a healthy example.



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NICE recommendations to tackle Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

from MNTpaeds - 04 Jul 14

Health experts are updating NHS recommendations to help reduce the number of babies dying unexpectedly in their sleep.



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Although deaths are rare, 'weekend effect' evident in emergency pediatric surgeries

from MNTpaeds - 04 Jul 14

Children who undergo simple emergency surgeries, such as hernia repairs or appendix removals, on weekends are more likely to suffer complications and even die than children getting the same kind of...



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Researchers create 'test that predicts teen binge drinking'

from MNTpaeds - 03 Jul 14

Around 11% of Americans between the ages 12-20 consume alcohol. Now, researchers have created a test that they say can predict the likelihood of binge drinking at the age of 16.



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Firework-related injuries 'up 30% on previous year' - are relaxed laws to blame?

from MNTpaeds - 03 Jul 14

Although firework-related injuries have been falling since 2000, a new report finds that injuries rose unexpectedly by 30% in 2013 - 65% of which happened around 4th of July.



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UPMC patient first in U.S. implanted with Hemolung before lifesaving double lung transplant

from MNTcf - 03 Jul 14

Suffering from cystic fibrosis and rejecting the transplanted lungs he had gotten just two years ago, Jon Sacker, 33, came to UPMC from his hometown in Moore, Oklahoma, as a last resort.



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Multi-million pound transatlantic partnership set to transform paediatric knowledge and care in UK

from MNTpaeds - 03 Jul 14

For the first time, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), working in close collaboration with the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), Royal Pharmaceutical Society...



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'Swine flu' pandemic: new analysis conflicts with accepted views on how diseases spread

from MNTpaeds - 03 Jul 14

New analysis of the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic in the US shows that the pandemic wave was surprisingly slow, and that its spread was likely accelerated by school-age childrenThe most detailed...



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Success Factors: Ten countries spotlighted for reducing mortality rates

from MNTpaeds - 02 Jul 14

Despite political and economic challenges, rapid reductions of maternal and child mortality and dramatic improvements in reproductive health and rights are possible, according to a report released...



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Global action plan outlines strategy to prevent 2.9 million newborn deaths

from MNTpaeds - 02 Jul 14

Investments in quality care at birth could save the lives of 3 million babies and women each year who die needlessly around the world, according to a new global action plan launched at the...


 

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