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JAMA Dermatology

from ArchDerm - 01 Oct 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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Fewer staff even though more children admitted to intensive care

from MNTpaeds - 30 Sep 14

More children than ever are being admitted to intensive care units in England and Wales but there are fewer staff per bed available to cope with the increase, according to a new report published...



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Genetic kidney disease caused when enzyme goes to the wrong location in cell

from MNTpaeds - 30 Sep 14

Research by UCLA biochemists may lead to a new treatment - or even a cure - for PH1, a rare and potentially deadly genetic kidney disease that afflicts children.



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Fingerprint scanning of babies could save lives

from MNTpaeds - 30 Sep 14

Each year 2.5 million children die worldwide because they do not receive life-saving vaccinations at the appropriate time.



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More sedentary behaviour found in children with autism

from MNTpaeds - 30 Sep 14

A new Oregon State University study of children with autism found that they are more sedentary than their typically-developing peers, averaging 50 minutes less a day of moderate physical activity and...



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Early childhood obesity associated with antibiotic exposure

from MNTpaeds - 30 Sep 14

By the age of just 24 months, 10% of children are obese. A new study identifies antibiotic exposure during this period as being a potential risk factor for early childhood obesity.



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An hour of after-school exercise linked to better cognitive functioning

from MNTpaeds - 29 Sep 14

Children who engaged in at least an hour of exercise after school each day showed improved cognitive functioning, according to a new study.



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Antibacterial resistance a cause for major concern according to world leading Cystic Fibrosis expert

from MNTcf - 29 Sep 14

World leading Cystic Fibrosis experts, from Queen's University Belfast, have called for greater research to address the major concern of antibacterial resistance.



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Findings counter Hispanics alcohol stereotype

from MNTpaeds - 29 Sep 14

Hispanics are often grouped into a single category when it comes to alcohol use.



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Neonatal abstinence syndrome treatment needs standardization

from MNTpaeds - 29 Sep 14

When it comes to treating infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) believe the care for these infants should be consistent and...



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An effective early intervention program for substance exposed babies and toddlers

from MNTpaeds - 27 Sep 14

Two decades after its initiation, the University of Miami (UM) Linda Ray Intervention Program for substance-exposed babies and toddlers demonstrates long-term success.



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Youth gang involvement is short-lived

from MNTpaeds - 27 Sep 14

Although membership in a gang often is depicted as a lifelong commitment, the typical gang member joins at age 13 and only stays active for about two years, according to a study at Sam Houston State...



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New study on CHIP eligibility finds decrease in uninsurance in some states

from MNTpaeds - 26 Sep 14

As part of the 2009 reauthorization of the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), states were provided with new resources and options to help reduce uninsurance rates among children.



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Improved survival for children with a leukemia subtype associated with poor prognosis

from MNTpaeds - 26 Sep 14

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study shows that adjusting treatment based on early response to chemotherapy boosts survival of young patients with Philadelphia chromosome-like acute...



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HPV vaccine rates not linked to knowledge about it

from MNTpaeds - 25 Sep 14

A study finds neither increased parental nor adolescent knowledge about HPV or the vaccine resulted in higher rates of vaccination and questions usefulness of awareness campaigns.



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Look into my eyes: children can be trained to recognise emotions

from MNTpaeds - 25 Sep 14

Children can using training to spot crucial cues on someone's emotional state, new research from the University of Lincoln, UK, has show.



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Hearing ability affects infant cooing, babbling

from MNTpaeds - 25 Sep 14

Infants' vocalizations throughout the first year follow a set of predictable steps from crying and cooing to forming syllables and first words.



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Labor induction, used in 1-in-4 US births, can create a 'cascade of significant medical issues' for mothers & babies

from MNTpaeds - 25 Sep 14

The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is calling upon healthcare providers and pregnant women to avoid induction of labor at any time during pregnancy unless it is...



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Gap between first drink and drinking to intoxication can be a predictor of heavy drinking

from MNTpaeds - 25 Sep 14

Although starting to drink at an early age is one of the most frequently studied risk factors for subsequent heavy drinking and related negative outcomes, findings have been inconsistent.



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Airway muscle-on-a-chip 'simulates asthma in humans'

from MNTpaeds - 24 Sep 14

Researchers have created what they describe as an 'airway muscular chip' - a model that mimics muscle contraction in the human airway, offering a tool to test new drugs for asthma.



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Boys with autism demonstrate surprising strength in grammar processing

from MNTpaeds - 24 Sep 14

Autism is often characterized by language and communication deficits. Yet a study by neuroscientists found that boys with high-functioning autism were significantly faster at a key task of grammar...



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Study: lack of sleep increases risk of failure in school

from MNTpaeds - 24 Sep 14

A new Swedish study shows that adolescents who suffer from sleep disturbance or habitual short sleep duration are less likely to succeed academically compared to those who enjoy a good night's...



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Top children's hospitals to trial new 'care techniques' in bid to reduce preventable deaths in UK

from MNTpaeds - 24 Sep 14

Health experts have been awarded over half a million pounds to develop and trial a suite of quality improvement techniques that aim to reduce preventable deaths and error occurring in the UK's...



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Parents' choices of physicians for their children influenced by online ratings

from MNTpaeds - 24 Sep 14

Almost three-quarters (74%) of parents are aware of online rating sites for physicians, and more than one-quarter (28%) have used those online ratings to choose a healthcare provider for their...



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Education for parents about managing their child's concussion

from MNTpaeds - 24 Sep 14

Many parents whose kids participate in athletics will be asked to sign a waiver about concussion education, but that's not enough to ensure parents are confident about handling the injury, according...


 

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