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Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma

...e these results will convince more physicians, and parents as well, that treating children with mild to moder.... Physicians, other health care professionals, and parents should feel comfortable using them to help children with mild to moderate asthma participate fully i...

Cut down TV and video games and you have less aggressive children.

...kids seem to know all at a very young age and many parents complain that their kids are actually going over t...e children very aggressive. The researchers advice parents to cut down on TV and video games. “The kids mellow down dramatically”, they say. The Stanford Unive...

And now live birth on the internet.com?

...n Singapore has given birth to a new idea. Anxious parents and relatives can actually see their little ones a... Singapore’s Thomson medical center website gives parents passwords that can be entered and - lo and behold!!! Live audio video feed of their wards pop out of...

Infant receives first bloodless liver transplant

...ca. The seven month old, Aiden Michael Rush, whose parents are Jehovah’s Witnesses are prohibited by their religion to receive transfusions. The boy received 20% of his mother’s liver during the transplantation on February 7th at the children’s hospital in Los Angeles. To avoid complications during the surg...

Children suffer the most when parents divorce

...f America, says that children suffer the most when parents divorce. Further more when parents prolong an unhappy marriage and avoid a divorce for the sake of children, instead of doing the child...

Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery

... pros and cons and carefully consider them." For parents with children who are speech- and language-delayed, their problems are unlikely to be caused by a history of ear fluid, according to the study. But that doesn't mean that they should never get ear tube surgery. "The decision to undergo ear tube surg...

Nearly all asthma deaths preventable

...mithKline, involved over 3,200 asthma patients and parents of asthma sufferers in 13 cities across China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam. It was conducted between September and December 2000. World Health Organisation says that over the past two decades, the numbe...

Test-tube babies show no emotional problems

... Susan Golombok, told a fertility conference. "My parents needed help and I'm grateful they got it, otherwise I wouldn't be here," said Susannah Hedgley who lives near Belfast. Courtesy : The New Indian Express, July 5, 2001...

A height problem

...e system worked reasonably well for children whose parents were of average height, when applied to more extre...s "misleading".// In fact, children of very tall parents were quite likely to be shorter than the average worked out for them, and children of extremely shor...

Babies of the deaf communicate

Healthy, hearing babies born to deaf parents and exposed mainly to sign language use their hand...ormal hearing who had been born into homes of deaf parents who mainly communicated to them through sign language. The babies were videotaped and computers trac...

UV Radiation induces Melanoma

...big lesson, and certainly the one I'd like to tell parents and doctors who see children, is that you should take whatever steps are necessary to prevent sunburn in children. They should wear hats, use sunscreen and avoid unnecessary exposure to sunlight." It is feared that this rapid proliferation increase...

Pregnant smokers could harm their child

...ought if children live in an environment where the parents are smoking, that would be a stronger factor. "It is possible that there may be some physiological effect when the foetus is developing so the child becomes predisposed to smoking because they are accustomed to the smoke component. She said it was im...

Older men 'father' schizophrenics

...dditional finding in the study was that the longer parents had been married, the more the risk of schizophrenia decreased. But the benefit does not cancel out the risk associated with a father's age. The researchers said further work was now needed to be done to identify exactly why the sperm mutations occur...

Early Clue to Down Syndrome

...yndrome, a grave genetic disease that prompts many parents to terminate pregnancies. Combined with other important risk factors for the disorder, such as a mother's advancing age, the test is even more accurate at catching affected fetuses. Dr. Kypros Nicolaides, a fetal medicine specialist at King's Colle...

Activated charcoal for poisoning treatment

...f activated charcoal has been limited because many parents don't know about it or are uncertain how to administer it. Study found that parents could successfully use activated charcoal at home. Greater efforts need to be put into educating p...

Teens listen to parents about smoking

... findings suggest that adolescents who think their parents disapprove of smoking are less likely to pick up t... are much less likely to smoke if they think their parents disapprove of the habit. Parental disapproval works even if the parents are smokers. Parents ofte...

Immunisation to prevent cot deaths

...s cot to relieve digestive problems such as colic, parents are now urged to lie the baby down on its back instead to protect from cot death....

Cooling treatment for newborn asphyxia

...sen asphyxia's serious effects. During the study, parents of more than 200 children suffering from asphyxia will be asked to allow their infants to take part in the trial. Half the children will have their temperature cooled for a period of three days before being slowly returned to normal. The cooling proc...

Eyedrops for amblyopia

...temporarily blur vision in the unaffected eye. But parents have difficulty getting children to wear eye patch...use of inconvenience. The study found children and parents preferred atropine drops and were more likely to use them than patches. "This may well become a new...

Smokers children likely to develop caries

Children whose parents smoke are more prone to develop dental caries, acc... study should serve as a pragmatic wake-up call to parents who still don't see the danger in smoking around their children," said pediatrician Andrew Aligne, M...

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