Navigation Links
Kids with Congenital Heart Disease Found To Have Low I.Q Levels

Babies born with congenital heart disease are at a higher risk for learning problems later on in childhood, but correctly identifying // these children early on has been difficult say researchers.

In a study conducted among 135 children with a congenital heart problem called D-transposition of the great arteries , all the children had the condition corrected by surgery. The children were then tested for development and intelligence when they were 1 year old and then again for IQ and achievement when they were 8 years old. The goal was to see if the early test results predicted the later test results.

Researchers say they found that nearly all of the children who scored within the normal range on the IQ and achievement tests at age 8 had scored within the normal range on the infant tests. But more than half of those who scored below normal at age 8 had not scored below normal at age 1. In conclusion researchers say that their findings show that early tests may be only partially helpful in determining which children are at risk for learning problems in childhood.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Enzyme Responsible For Congenital Blindness
2. Anti-Parasitic Drugs Useful in Reducing Damages of Congenital Toxoplasmosis
3. Gene Therapy May Help Restore Sight In Congenital blindness
4. NSAIDs In First trimester Linked To Congenital Anomalies In Babies
5. Babies With Congenital Heart Defects Live Longer, Study Shows
6. One in Three Heart Attack Patients Have No Chest Pains
7. Epileptic Seizures Can Be Due to Heart Problem
8. Bypass Heart Surgery Performed Without General Anesthesia
9. New CPR Guidelines issued by Heart Association
10. White Cells Count Can Predict Heart Attack Death Risk
11. Vitamins-The answer to Heart Disease?
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The StayWell Company announced today that it ... StayWell’s asthma, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and ... programs for the delivery and improvement of disease management and that meet or ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... , ... March 23, 2017 , ... ... training program owned and organized by HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, today announced that ... physicians within its nationwide network of wound centers interested in becoming Certified Wound ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... Collins, CO (PRWEB) , ... March 23, 2017 ... ... firm serving the families and businesses of the greater Fort Collins area, has ... campaign in their ongoing community involvement program. Donations to this worthy cause may ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... York City (PRWEB) , ... March 23, 2017 , ... ... last fall, FaceCradle , the most-funded travel pillow in crowdfunding history, ... speed delivery of its wildly popular travel innovation to Americans. , “We’re excited to ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... ... ?This conference will prominently feature 150+ Hospital and Health System Executive Speakers including: , ... 43rd President of the United States of America: George W. Bush , ... of the Ring: Sugar Ray Leonard , JD, Chairperson, McGuireWoods LLP: Amber McGraw ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/23/2017)... 2017 Research and Markets has announced the ... to their offering. ... The global capillary electrophoresis market to grow at a CAGR ... Global Capillary Electrophoresis Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an ... the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... 2017 Newborns are highly vulnerable to ... because their young immune systems typically mount weak ... report achieving strong vaccine responses in newborn animals, ... human trials — by adding compounds known as ... simultaneous papers, they also describe improved adjuvant formulations ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... 23, 2017 Prima BioMed has ... trial of IMP321 in combination with Keytruda, with one ... cohort experiencing a complete response. Recruitment in the second ... to be fully recruited by Q317. Preliminary efficacy data ... cancer study are expected mid-year (recruitment in the 226-patient ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: