Monthly Archive: June 2014

Jun
30

According to a new study, babies of obese mothers tend to be born with more fat, especially abdominal fat, as compared to babies of leaner mothers.

According to a new study, babies of obese mothers tend to be born with more fat, especially abdominal fat, as compared to babies of leaner mothers. Researchers noted that infants born to obese mothers were on average more than 6 ounces heavier at birth with approximately 2.5% more body fat than infants whose mothers had …

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Jun
30

A study presented at the American Headache Society (AHS)

A study presented at the American Headache Society (AHS) 56th Annual Scientific Meeting has revealed that combining cognitive–behavioral therapy (CBT) with amitriptyline has the potential to improve school performance and quality of life in adolescents with chronic migraines.

Jun
29

Padma Shri Awardee Dr. KK Aggarwal receives the IMA AMS Dr. R.K. Menda Memorial Oration Award 2014

Felicitated for his contribution in the field of medical ethics at the Indian Medical Association’s annual day held in Kolkata Kolkata, June 29, 2014: Recognizing outstanding contribution in the field of medical ethics, IMA AMS – the research and academic wing of the Indian Medical Association felicitated Dr. KK Aggarwal with the Dr. R.K. Menda …

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Jun
29

Infrared thermography (IRT)

Infrared thermography (IRT) appears to be a reliable and effective strategy for assessing and monitoring the growth of infantile hemangiomas, reports a new research published online in JAMA Dermatology.

Jun
29

A pilot study, presented at the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP)

A pilot study, presented at the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology () 2014 Annual Meeting, has suggested that the combination of high EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) omega–3 fatty acids and inositol may be effective in the treatment of prepubertal children with bipolar spectrum disorders.ASCP

Jun
28

The randomized controlled UKALL 2003 trial has revealed that children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

The randomized controlled UKALL 2003 trial has revealed that children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who test positive for minimal residual disease (MRD) could possibly benefit from stronger postremission therapy; however, they might also experience more toxicity. The study was published online in the Lancet Oncology.

Jun
28

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) experts have unanimously endorsed AstraZeneca’s FluMist nasal spray over influenza shots for healthy children aged 2 to 8 years.

Jun
27

The quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine MenACWY–CRM has joined 2 other meningococcal vaccines recommended for use in children

The quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine MenACWY–CRM has joined 2 other meningococcal vaccines recommended for use in children. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends that only children who are at increased risk for meningococcal disease receive a meningococcal vaccine and routine vaccination is not recommended for children aged 2 months through 10 years. The report …

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Jun
27

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) could have more rapidly growing brains and bodies at the beginning of the second trimester than children without the disorder, reports a new research presented at the International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) 2014. The study assessing fetal anomaly ultrasound scans revealed that the children who …

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Jun
26

The findings have been published online June 23 in Cancer

Children from families that report general dysfunction have increased risk of experiencing emotional and behavioral problems after learning that a parent has cancer. The findings have been published online June 23 in Cancer.

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