Tag: "academy" at medical news
Risk of SIDS Reduced by the Use of Baby Dummies: Research
...ycock said. The study conducted by the American academy
had found that cot death risk "was halved" and the association "now recommends that a dummy should be offered every time an infant is put down to sleep, once breast feeding has been established," he added....
Sex Offender Honored Twice by Texan Lawmakers
.... Because of the incident, the family physicians academy
said, it would strengthen its screening of the volunteer doctors. Lolly Lockhart, a nurse consultant of Tallant said that he was a " a very fine upstanding physician and citizen." She said the criminal charge resulted from his mistake in judgment...
Watch Out for Signs of Autism in Babies!
...its of early identification and intervention," the academy
said. But some critics worry that the trend will trigger needless diagnoses in children with normal variations in behavior. Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick, a London, England, physician, said that while early recognition and treatment of true disorders a...
Sweetened Drinks in Sipper Cups Hasten Tooth Decay in Toddlers
... among 2-5 year olds between 1999 and 2002. The academy
cautions parents to use sippers for toddlers sparingly and specifically only to help then in their transition from bottle feeding to drinking from regular cups. Sipper cups with sugary drinks should be avoided at naptimes, they advised parents. This ...
Advertising Blamed For Kids' Poor Choices
...ational activity and anorexia is fashionable,” the academy
says. The statement attacks alcohol ads that fea... movie characters and fast-food restaurants. The academy
suggests that the federal agencies should ban junk-food ads during shows aimed at young children, li...
Lactose-Intolerant kids need to take dairy products to meet nutrient requirements
...uld "not be discouraged", according to the earlier academy
recommendations on lactose intolerance and dairy c...” Dr. Heyman said in an interview. “Although the academy
has never recommended that lactose-intolerant kids should avoid milk products, there is a perception...
Dealing with IBS
...trual cycles may contribute to symptoms of IBS.The academy
advises eating a healthy diet with plenty of insoluble fiber that would include lots of vegetables, fruits and whole grains each day. In addition the group advises stress reduction. Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is often termed as a "functional...
Transformed Transforms Physician Centered Practice To Patient Centered One
...le’s money and provide better health outcomes. The academy
selected the 36 practices from among more than 300 applicants for its two-year national demonstration project. Mambu said that he uses Internet-based billing and scheduling. The TransforMED model, he said, creates an environment in which doctors can...
'Art of Living' concept expanding around the globe
...Krasnoyarsk from Monday. Under the agreement, the academy
will join hands with the Art of Living foundation to develop programmes for the staff and postgraduate students of the top Russian medical institute. Educational programmes, homes and hospitals for children were also included in the MoU. Ravi Shanka...