Tag: "children" at medical news
Antibiotics Dangerous for Diarrhoea in Children Caused by E.Coli
...have warned doctors that Antibiotics when given to children
with diarrhea caused by Escherichia coli bacteria, may put the children
at increased risk of developing a serious condition known as "Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome". The report...
Antibiotics Helps Autism
There is new hope for children
with autism. Antibiotcs seem to treat or prevent t...oms of autism in some patients. One in every 150 children
is affected by autism. Currently there are no treatments for this complex condition. Researchers fro...
Potential New Cancer Gene Identified
...o the American Cancer Society, aproximately 57,000 children
are diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma per year in the United States, representing about 6% of cancers in children. While aggressive, Burkitt's lymphoma responds well to chemotherapy, and has a 90% survival rate if the tumor has not spread beyond ...
Developmental, neurologic problems common in extremely preterm
...of Medicine.The EPICure Study Group identified 308 children
born at the gestational age of 25 weeks or earlier...having "other disability." In addition, 10% of the children
had severe neuromotor disability, and another 14% had other neuromotor disabilities. Most of the dis...
Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery
... surgery requiring heart bypass speeds recovery in children
undergoing correction of congenital heart defects,...r after 12 days, whichever came first. The treated children
had an increase in cardiac index by than 20% (p<0.004) in the first 24 hours after the operation...
Levothyroxine Thyroid Hormone Replacement, Approved for Hypothyroidism
...dium (Unithroid) for hypothyroidism in adults and children
has been approved for use in the United States by ...ic processes within the body in all age groups. In children
thyroid hormones are essential for normal physical growth and intellectual development. Low levels...
Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma
... safe and effective for the long-term treatment of children
with mild to moderate asthma. "Although asthma exp...ids in treating asthma, their long term effects in children
were not clear, and questions have been raised about their possible effects on growth," said Dr. Cla...
General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy
have always been ostracized as children
of a lesser God. The physical, mental, moral and social ramifications of these hapless children
Now you can identify Sperm and Egg donors
... will be with held. Currently, people over 18 and children
over 16 years of age can find out if they were born from donated sperms or ova. And this new ruling will come into force only in the New Year and only after extensive debating by the decision makers. However the ruling is not retrospective- so old do...
Heart disease in the newborn is related to maternal malnutrition
...udied the occurrence of coronary heart diseases in children
and correlated the findings to maternal malnutrition in the three trimesters of pregnancy. They opined that maternal malnutrition during the first three months of pregnancy (the first trimester) causes coronary heart diseases in the new born. The re...
Starvation in pregnant women can cause heart disease to their children
... lead to increased risk of heart problems to their children
in their adult life. Adverse foetal environment co...r late pregnancy don’t have a telling effect. Thus children
born to mothers who go hungry during early gestation are at increased risk of heart disease as adult...
Fight anemia by fortifying crops with iron!!!!!!!!
...ortification of crops. Almost 50% of women and 75% children
under 3 years of age are anemic in India. While iron supplementation is expensive, fortification of plants with iron and using it in turn to fight anemia in people is fairly cheaper, scientists say. This idea has found a lot of enthusiastic support ...
Fireworks can spell death for asthmatic children
...verely asthmatic people and the worst affected are children
who literally choke to death during these ironically happy occasions. Almost all major hospitals across the country report an increase in number of cases coming into their emergency rooms with acute respiratory failure during these festivals where ...
Cut down TV and video games and you have less aggressive children.
... over there is increasing concern over the way the children
of today are growing up. Even the West is getting ...hat TV and video games do the most damage and make children
very aggressive. The researchers advice parents to cut down on TV and video games. “The kids mellow ...
How do babies understand language?
...ity in St. Louis, gives us an insight into the way children
understand and speak languages at such a tender ag... science in San Francisco.For years the ability of children
to pick up language and to become familiar with it has baffled scientists.Anyone who listens to fore...
Children suffer the most when parents divorce
...nducted in the United States of America, says that children
suffer the most when parents divorce. Further more...rce for the sake of children, instead of doing the children
good, it will only do more damage to the kids, the authors of the study say.Dr. Allan Booth and Dr. ...
Water - The silent killer!!!
...f March. The report says most of those who die are children
and much of the suffering is needless. People in t...ntaminated water and 90% of those deaths are among children
"Diarrhea can be reduced by 26% when basic water, hygiene and sanitation are supplied," the report s...
Lure of the home turf brings back NRI doctors
...eed to give back to the country and to give histwo children
a firsthand feel of their roots, says salaries here becomingcloser if not identical to salaries elsewhere in the world, have made theseNRI dreams real in today's context....
Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery
Placing ear tubes in young children
who develop fluid in the ears does not improve spe...ed that if surgery is not used in the second case, children
could face long-term developmental impairment. "We were led to the conclusion that ear disease does...
Thakur warns doctors
...e-female gender ratio, particularly in relation to children
under the age of six. While there was slight improvement in the sex ratio for the past decade, the ratio had considerably declined for the age group of zero to six. The over-all sex ratio has increased from 927 women per 1000 men in the 1990 to 933...
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