Navigation Links
Day Care Centres Possibly Give Rise to More Infection, an Australian Study

More and more young children in Australian are succumbing to infections. And that in turn could be linked to the fact more and more parents fall back on the day care centres.

The survey of the medical records of 270,000 West Australian children found infectious diseases were the most common cause for hospitalization of children under two.

Researchers at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research found that half of all Aboriginal and one in five non-Aboriginal babies and toddlers had been admitted at least once because of infection.

The most common were respiratory infections, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, ear infection and gastroenteritis, according to the study published in the Paediatric Infectious Disease Journal.

Dr Deborah Lehmann, who heads the institute's infectious diseases unit, said the results supported US studies showing infection rates were increasing significantly among non-indigenous children.

Aboriginal children were three times more likely to be admitted to hospital but these rates were declining, Dr Lehmann said.

Researchers believed the increased use of early childhood facilities could be behind the rise.

"These days young children generally mix with many children at a young age due to an increase in day care and other organised activities for children," co-author Dr David Burgner, a child health specialist at the University of Western Australia, said.

"Therefore they are also potentially exposed to more infectious diseases earlier."

Researchers said the results proved infections should be a bigger funding priority for government and reinforced the importance of vaccine development to fight viruses.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Poultry Deaths, Farmers Rush To Vet Centres in Tamil Nadu
2. AIDS Assessment Centres To Be Increased In The Country
3. Rajasthan Government Plans to Monitor Private Health Centres
4. Ayurveda Massage Centres in Kerala to be Regulated
5. Centres Of Excellence For Blood To Come Up Shortly
6. Trauma Centres on NH-5 in Andhra Pradesh and Orissa
7. Child Care Centres in Tsunami Hit Indonesia
8. Day Care Centres Possibly Give Rise to More Infection, an Australian Study
9. Kerala Seeks Centres Help to Curb Chikungunya Spread
10. Village Health Centres to the Rescue of Infants
11. Study Finds - UV Damaged Skin could be Possibly Treated with Glucosamine
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/28/2016)... Beach, FL (PRWEB) , ... April 28, 2016 , ... ... the spring season. Smart pots are frequently used by professional organic farmers and nurseries ... growers to order their supply of fabric pots. Our goal is to offer wholesale ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... Cognizin® Citicoline ... 2016. , Nominated in the Healthy Ageing category, Cognizin® is being considered for ... Healthy Ageing division can include everything from antioxidants, lipids, proteins, and botanicals. NutraIngredients ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... , ... April 28, 2016 ... ... AnzuMedical™ Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration Platform™ , today announced a new Residency ... provide efficient access to medical knowledge, educational resources, and a host of ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... Tamarac, FL (PRWEB) , ... April 28, 2016 , ... ... body recovery supplement GlycoLoad at this week’s 2016 Europa Games Get Fit and ... health conscious consumers alike, the Europa Orlando Expo coming up April 29-30, was selected ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... For the 10,000 Americans ... smarter about an important part of overall well-being: mental health. Now, a new book—Staying ... promote healthy aging and “cognitive vitality,” which can include everything from honing your memory ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/27/2016)... 2016   Zillion Group today announced ... platform, which specializes in live video consultation. Turning ... products, Zillion enables companies to realize the true ... take control of their health. ... including one-to-one, group and webcast scheduled or on-demand ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... , April 27, 2016  Bayer Animal ... a senior from the University of Florida College ... the Bayer Excellence in Communication Award (BECA). Brittany ... which were awarded a total of $70,000 in ... last four years, Bayer has provided a total ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... 2016 Research and ... Anesthesia Disposables Market 2016-2020"  report to their ... ,The global anesthesia disposables market is set ... during the period 2016-2020.  Healthcare-acquired ... patients, safety. Organizations like the CDC and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: