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Apr
25

Breast milk sutra

Breast milk is liquid gold which along with fats, proteins, vitamins and minerals also supplies hormones, stem cells and immune factors that help protect babies from disease-causing organisms, prevent, treat or cure obesity and diarrhea.

Apr
24

Early epinephrine for anaphylaxis tied to fewer overall doses

A 4-year study at a pediatric emergency department in Montreal, Canada says that although anaphylaxis accounts for an increasing percentage of all pediatric emergency department (ED) visits, early use of epinephrine before ED arrival is associated with a lower likelihood of requiring multiple doses of epinephrine in the ED (Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology …

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Mar
17

Birth of a sibling may decrease risk of obesity

Having a younger sibling before first grade may decrease the risk of a child becoming overweight or obese, suggested a new study published online March 11 in Pediatrics. Rana H. Mosli, PhD, from King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, noted that children who experienced the birth of a sibling between ages 24 and …

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Mar
15

AAP targets poverty in a bid to improve health standard of living of children

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has committed itself to eliminating child poverty and called on US pediatricians to improve the health and standard of living of the many US children currently living at or below the poverty line. In a policy statement published online March 9 in the journal Pediatrics, the academy has referred …

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Jan
20

Sleep-deprived children react badly to stress

Children reacting badly to stress may be sleep-deprived, says a research published in Physiology and Behavior. Sleep-deprivation has been known to affect physical health and cognitive functions of adolescent children. The study was conducted on urban children with an average age of 13 years.

Apr
14

Vaccinating boys against the human papillomavirus (HPV)

Vaccinating boys against the human papillomavirus (HPV) might be a cost-effective way to prevent HPV-related oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer, suggests Canadian research published online April 13 in Cancer.

Apr
08

Three large trials, published in The Lancet and The Lancet Global Health journals

Three large trials, published in The Lancet and The Lancet Global Health journals, suggest that simplified antibiotics regimens delivered outside of a hospital setting can successfully treat severe bacterial infections safely and effectively in newborns and young infants.

Apr
08

The recently updated bronchiolitis guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

The recently updated bronchiolitis guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) emphasize the need to avoid unnecessary or unproven interventions, thus pointing back to recommendations put forth half a century ago, reports an editorial published online April 6 in Pediatrics.

Apr
07

Passive exposure to bleach in the home could increase the frequency of respiratory and other infections among school-age children

Passive exposure to bleach in the home could increase the frequency of respiratory and other infections among school-age children, suggests a new study published in Occupational & Environmental Medicine.

Apr
07

Researchers have found that a simple eye test in first grade could predict the onset of nearsightedness by eight grade.

Researchers have found that a simple eye test in first grade could predict the onset of nearsightedness by eight grade. The study was published recently in JAMA Ophthalmology.

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