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DNA Helps Reunite Children With Their Families

... using DNA testing to deter human trafficking of children and help reunite abducted and homeless children with their parents. Through the DNA-PROKIDS program, DNA samples will be obtained from children associated with human trafficking whether through ...

GAA Calls on Secretary Clinton to Speak Out Against Gender-Based Violence During Her Africa Trip

... Violence against women (VAW) and violence against children (VAC) are issues in each of the countries she is ... turn 18. In some countries, up to 50% of school children report having been physically or sexually abused ... Violence against women and violence against children is a public health and human rights crisis of ...

Diabetes Gene Raises Odds of Lower Birth Weight

... development of type 2 diabetes also predisposes children to having a lower birth weight. The finding sheds ... Drawing on a cohort of some 5,700 Caucasian children in an ongoing genome-wide association study of ... has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is ...

FDA Issues Complete Response Letter for INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release for the Treatment of ADHD in Children and Adolescents

... is being studied for the treatment of ADHD in children and adolescents aged 6 to 17 years. INTUNIV is a ... one of the most common psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents.(12) Worldwide prevalence of ADHD ... of all school-aged children, or about 4.4 million children aged 4 to 17 years, have been diagnosed with ...

Injection Reverses Heart-Attack Damage

... attack, in patients with heart failure, or in children with congenital heart defects. In the July 24 ... and the American Heart Association. children ' s Hospital Boston is home to the world ' ... center, where its discoveries have benefited both children and adults since 1869. More than 500 scientists, ...

Schering-Plough Announces U.S. Filing of Mometasone Furoate/Formoterol Fumarate Combination for the Maintenance Treatment of Asthma

... not relieve sudden asthma symptoms and is not for children under the age of 4. ASMANEX TWISTHALER is available in two dose strengths, 110 mcg for children between 4 and 11 years old, and 220 mcg for ... providers should closely follow the growth of children and adolescents taking corticosteroids by any ...

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Commences Phase 1 Study of KRX-0401 (Perifosine) in Recurrent Pediatric Solid Tumors at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

... Pediatric Tumors Approximately 12,400 children and adolescents younger than 20 years of age are ... each year. Among these, approximately 2,300 children and adolescents die of cancer each year making ... common cause of disease-related mortality for children 1 to 19 years of age. (NCI SEER Data) There are ...

ASMANEX(R) (Mometasone Furoate Dry Powder Inhaler) Now Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Bronchial Asthma in Adult Patients

... not relieve sudden asthma symptoms and is not for children less than 4 years of age. In the U.S., it is available in two dose strengths, 110 mcg for children between 4 and 11 years old, and 220 mcg for ... providers should closely follow the growth of children and adolescents taking corticosteroids by any ...

MedImmune Funds Study to Help Gain Insights Into Full Burden of RSV Disease Among Premature Infants

... that risk. "More than 98 percent of all children contract RSV before their second birthday. Some of these children will be hospitalized and for many more, the ... RSV during the first year of life, and nearly all children have been infected at least once by the time they ...

More Gene Mutations Linked to Autism Risk

... of DNA segments - were found in the genes of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), but not in ... Exchange (AGRE). "We are grateful to families of children with autism spectrum disorders for their ... have learned a lot both from genetic analyses of children with autism as well as analyses of their patents ...

SUNY Youth Sports Institute Convenes Top Experts in NYC Next Week to Present Research & Analysis on Energy Drink Health Impacts

... who are trying to provide smart choices to their children and to the children they coach or teach. Little is known about the ... knowledge on best practices to help children in their most formative athletic experiences. ...

ADHD Genes Found; Known to Play Roles in Neurodevelopment

... of gene variations that occur more frequently in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than in children without ADHD. Many of those genes were already ... targets in designing early intervention for children with ADHD," said lead author Josephine Elia, ...

Gene Findings Unlocking Reasons for Neuroblastoma Risk

... the mystery of why neuroblastoma arises in some children and not in others." In the largest gene ... to improve survival and quality of life for children with this complex disease. The Cancer Center at ... has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is ...

New Therapy Enlists Immune System to Boost Cure Rate in a Childhood Cancer

... body's immune system to improve cure rates for children with neuroblastoma, a challenging cancer of the ... Children's Oncology Group researchers studied 226 children with high-risk neuroblastoma. Half received the ... to become part of the new standard of care for children with the aggressive form of neuroblastoma," said ...

In Rare Disorder, a Familiar Protein Disrupts Gene Function

... -Knowledge May Improve Diagnosis for children with Cornelia deLange Syndrome- ... genetic disease Cornelia deLange syndrome (CdLS), children may suffer missing hands or fingers, mental ... where he directs a unique full-service clinic for children with CdLS. First described in 1933, CdLS ...

New Study Evaluating the ADHD Medication VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Demonstrated No Change in the Pharmacokinetic Profile of VYVANSE When Coadministered with Prilosec OTC(R) 40 mg (20 mg X 2), a Commonly Used Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI)

... States in July 2007 for the treatment of ADHD in children aged 6 to 12 years and approved in April 2008 to ... ADHD. Efficacy based on two controlled trials in children aged 6 to 12 and one controlled trial in adults. ... slowing of growth (height and weight). children should have their height and weight checked ...

PARI Pharma's Nebulized DSCG Shows Results Similar to Inhaled Steroids in Asthma Studies Presented at ATS

... solution, to inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) in 28 children with atopic asthma. Results showed decreases in ... function, and FeNO levels as compared to ICS in children with allergic asthma. "IsoCrom was well tolerated in all children when administered via the Investigational eFlow ...

Mutant Genes in High-Risk Childhood Leukemias Identified

... "We have made such great progress in curing children with ALL that the main challenge is now the ... develop clinical trials with JAK inhibitors for children and adults with this form of disease." In ... the safety and effectiveness of these drugs in children with relapsed ALL in which JAK mutations have ...

Shire Announces Study Results of the Effects of INTUNIV(TM) (Guanfacine) Extended Release on Secondary Measures in Children with ADHD and Oppositional Symptoms

... effects of INTUNIV on oppositional symptoms in children aged 6 to 12 years with a diagnosis of ADHD and ... find the right medication to control symptoms for children with ADHD exhibiting these behaviors," said ... to support approval for the treatment of ADHD in children and adolescents. Once available, INTUNIV will be ...

Type 2 Diabetes: An Epidemic Among America's Youth

... 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the number of children suffering from type 2 diabetes growing at an ... for prevention and treatment of the disease among children and adolescents at the American Association of ... calories seems to have led to the epidemic of children with type 2 diabetes." The National ...

Autism Studies Presented at Mid-Atlantic Research Consortium Meeting

... Medical Center, showed how brains respond when children are asked to complete tasks that involve memory ... Different brain regions were active in children with high-functioning autism, in contrast to brain activity in "neurotypical" children -- those without autism or other neurological ...

The Injured Obese Child: Let's Give Him Some Ankle Support

... Obese children are More Likely to Suffer from Lower Body ... -- In comparison to non-obese children, obese children are significantly more likely to have lower body ... if different body parts are injured in obese children compared to ...

Program Improves Language Skills in Deaf, Hard of Hearing

... CINCINNATI, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- children enrolled before they are six months old in a ... in Baltimore. The researchers studied 328 children enrolled in Ohio's universal newborn hearing ... to have age appropriate language skills than children enrolled at or after 6 months, the study found. ...

Lack of Food Variety Puts Kids With Autism at Risk for Poor Nutrition

... Acid are Important to Well Being of Affected children CINCINNATI, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ... findings on May 4, the researchers said screening children for the amount of variety of food in their diets may be a good clinical marker to predict which children might be at risk for nutrition problems. Kids ...

Autism Genes Discovered; Help Shape Connections Among Brain Cells

... of individuals, the researchers found that children with ASDs were more likely than healthy controls ... DNA from over 3,100 subjects from 780 families of children affected with ASDs, then performed further ... from functional magnetic resonance imaging that children with ASDs may have reduced connectivity among ...

Progress Against Malaria and Other Infectious Diseases Among Highlights at Annual Vaccine Conference

... prevention of seasonal influenza among school-age children by holding in-school immunization days from ... a better immune response, can be used with children under the age of 2, and protects unimmunized ... Influenza Vaccine Coverage among School-Age children While the bird-flu scare in Southeast Asia ...

Addrenex Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Results in Second Phase 3 Study of ADHD Medication

... as an add-on therapy to stimulant medication for children and adolescents with ADHD. The North American ... Ph.D., CEO of Addrenex Pharmaceuticals. "In children who are not receiving optimal benefit from ... medication alone." The current study of 200 children with ADHD is the second phase 3 trial in a year ...

Karmanos Cancer Institute Researchers Study New Drug Combinations to Treat Childhood Leukemia

... could potentially provide a brighter future for children who suffer from a more deadly form of acute ... FDA-approved drugs works synergistically to help children with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Dr. Ge is an ... accounts for one-fourth of acute leukemia in children and is responsible for more than half of the ...

Hospital Care Varies Greatly for Children with Urinary Tract Infections

... -- More than 45,000 infants and children in the United States are hospitalized each year ... . "It's astonishing that in this day and age children with the same common condition - urinary tract ... Drs. Conway and Keren studied 20,892 children between the ages of 1 month and 12 years old ...

Genetic Source of Rare Childhood Cancer Found; Gene is Implicated in Other Cancers

... in Denver, Colorado. The study shows that some children with the rare cancer pleuropulmonary blastoma ... helps regulate expression of other genes. The children studied came from families with a history of PPB ... are diagnosed each year around the world. Most children with PPB are under five years of age. The cancer ...

Intercell Starts a Phase I Clinical Trial for a New Streptococcus pneumoniae Vaccine

... and make it available at an affordable cost for children in developing world countries at greatest need, ... and developing countries. In particular, young children and the elderly represent high-risk populations ... to the WHO, the bacterium kills up to one million children under the age of five years each year worldwide. ...

Shire Withdraws European Application for DAYTRANA(TM) (Methylphenidate Transdermal System)

... marketed for the treatment of ADHD in children over 6 years of age, and is available in 10 ... approved in the US for the treatment of ADHD in children aged 6-12 and adults. Shire continues to enroll ... one of the most common psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. Worldwide prevalence of ADHD is ...

Pioneering Diamyd(R) Study to Prevent Childhood Diabetes Approved

... a study with the Diamyd(R) diabetes vaccine in children with high risk to develop type 1 diabetes. ... ) "To vaccinate children against diabetes has from the outset been one ... a lot of anxiety, suffering and costs for the children and their families as well as the rest of ....

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: New Gene-Searching Method Uncovers Possible New Targets for Crohn's Disease Drugs

... to concentrate on a specific pathway. For children and adults with Crohn's disease, who suffer the ... has fostered many discoveries that have benefited children worldwide. Its pediatric research program is ... hospital recognition as a leading advocate for children and adolescents. For more information, visit ...

Children and Orthopaedic Surgical Emergencies

... of the bone are among most serious injuries to children LAS VEGAS, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Severe musculoskeletal conditions in children include bone and joint infections, a hip problem ... health problems and other complications if children are not treated properly and in a timely manner, ...

American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2009 Annual Meeting 'Highlights and Hot Topics'

... indicator found by researchers was age; children who were victims of abuse were treated at the ... younger than 18 months of age) than their peers. children with broken arms and legs who were older than age ... but the presence of these same fractures on children under the age 18 months was instead a strong ...

MAP Pharmaceuticals Announces Phase 3 Study of Unit Dose Budesonide in Children With Asthma Did Not Meet Primary Endpoints

... Budesonide (UDB) for the potential treatment of children with asthma. The Company announced that the ... remains dedicated to developing therapies for children suffering from asthma." About the ... placebo-controlled study, 360 steroid naïve children with asthma, 12-months to eight years of age, ...

Early Switch from IV to Oral Meds Is Effective for Children with Acute Bone Infection

... 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When treating children for acute osteomyelitis--a bacterial bone ... addition, the oral drugs are more convenient for children and families, and avoid a major drawback of IV ... analyzed hospital records for nearly 2,000 children treated at 29 U.S. pediatric hospitals between ...

Global Health Research Foundation Awarded $25,000 Grant From Westly Foundation to Study Asthma in California's Central Valley

... The project plans to analyze clinical data from children in the target region, along with air and water ... The results will enable clinics to better serve children and to provide patient training on preventive ... provides education and health care services for children and underserved communities throughout ....

St. Jude Finds More Than 100 Gene Variations Linked With Response to Leukemia Treatment

... the fate of chemotherapy drugs in the body for children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia MEMPHIS, ... Oncology Group (COG) have discovered in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) scores of ... ALL, and how to predict early in treatment which children could be successfully treated with less ...
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