Monthly Archive: August 2015

Aug
31

New research, published online in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

New research, published online in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, suggests that the sleep biology of boys and girls aged 9 to 15 were especially sensitive to light at night compared to older teens. Researchers noted that taking a gadget to bed could really hurt their sleep.

Aug
31

Suggested a study published in the European Journal of Endocrinology

Children born to mothers with low levels of thyroid hormones during pregnancy are 60% more likely to do badly in arithmetic tests when they reach school age as compared to children born to mothers with normal levels of the hormone, suggested a study published in the European Journal of Endocrinology.

Aug
28

More than three quarters of neonates and infants who require chronic peritoneal dialysis in the first year of life survive at least three years

More than three quarters of neonates and infants who require chronic peritoneal dialysis in the first year of life survive at least three years, suggested a database study published online in Pediatrics.

Aug
28

Clinicians should recommend introducing peanut-containing foods into the diets of high-risk infants aged between 4 and 11 months

Clinicians should recommend introducing peanut-containing foods into the diets of high-risk infants aged between 4 and 11 months, suggests a new consensus statement from 10 medical organizations in Europe and the United States. The consensus statement will be published online August 31 in Pediatrics.

Aug
27

The findings are published in JAMA Pediatrics

A new study links family problems and other early life adversity to variation in brain structure in late adolescence and an increased risk for depression and anxiety among boys. The findings are published in JAMA Pediatrics.

Aug
27

Children undergoing surgery for high-grade glioma have an increased chance of survival when tumors are fully removed

Children undergoing surgery for high-grade glioma have an increased chance of survival when tumors are fully removed, suggests a new study published in the September issue of Neurosurgery. Researchers noted that female patients survived almost 6 years longer than male patients who underwent the same procedure.

Aug
26

A new population-based study, published online August 24 in Pediatrics

A new population-based study, published online August 24 in Pediatrics, suggests that infants born prematurely or those who demonstrate poor fetal growth are at an increased risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and the risk persists even among early term infants

Aug
24

A new, single use DispozABLE™ Spacer2 (a valve-less holding chamber to help with the optimal delivery of salbutamol sulphate) has been developed by the technical team at UK-based medical device manufacturers,

A new, single use DispozABLE™ Spacer2 (a valve-less holding chamber to help with the optimal delivery of salbutamol sulphate) has been developed by the technical team at UK-based medical device manufacturers, Clement Clarke International for the safe and prompt treatment of school age children suffering acute asthma. A study showing the efficacy of DispozABLE™ Spacer2 …

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Aug
22

Teens may be less likely to drink and smoke if their friends participate in substance abuse prevention programs

Teens may be less likely to drink and smoke if their friends participate in substance abuse prevention programs, suggests a U.S. study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

Aug
22

Teens may be less likely to drink and smoke if their friends participate in substance abuse prevention programs

Teens may be less likely to drink and smoke if their friends participate in substance abuse prevention programs, suggests a U.S. study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

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