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Childhood Sunburn Can Lead to Skin Cancer Later

...rmatology say it won't do the whole job. They urge parents to enlist at least one other form of protection for their children, including hats, sunglasses and T-shirts, particularly at the beach....

Helping Kids Attain a Healthy Weight

...arance than health. Even more significantly, their parents also fail to see the importance of a healthy weigh...appearance and other issues should be addressed by parents in a sensitive and positive fashion to avoid emotional outbursts that can derail positive changes.&#...

Race Affects Sleep in Children

... consisted of more than 1,200 surveys completed by parents with children between ages 4 and 11. Parents were asked about their children’s sleeping habits and about any symptoms of sleep disorders.// More than 550 of the children studied were white and more than 650 were Hispanic. Results of the study show m...

Thymus transplant could save babies

...c surgery on infants, and the researchers said the parents of such babies will often happily donate it....

'Designer' baby for British couple

...Charlie. Charlie has a rare form of anemia and his parents traveled to the United States for treatment after being refused permission to genetically select a tissue match embryo by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority.// The father, said "All we did was change the odds from a one-in-four chance ...

Banning Smoking in the Home Helps Infants

...of infants. More than 80 percent of participating parents thought environmental tobacco smoke was harmful an...m smoke exposure in the home. At least half of the parents reported using more than one measure to reduce infant tobacco smoke exposure in the home. Further re...

Few Parents Help Kids Fight Acne

Even though most parents realize acne affects their teenagers' self-esteem,...ing Association (ACA).// The online survey of 514 parents of children aged 13 to 19 found that only 35 percent of the parents had taken their teenager to a de...

Link Between Migraines and Behavioral Disorders

...e difficulty relating to their peers. Doctors, say parents of children who suffer migraines often report disr...graines and behavioral disorders. Researchers say parents should track the frequency of their children’s headaches to determine if behavioral problems could b...

Low Birth Weight infants could have Problems in the Future

...ome. They feel this information is necessary for parents and health care providers....

Genetic differences found between Male and Female brains

...rmation is so severe that doctors cannot even tell parents whether they had a boy or a girl. Doctors say this may also help explain the origin of homosexuality in the future....

Steroid Treatment for Wheezing Questioned

...y school age. //The current recommendation is that parents administer oral steroids at the first sign of an attack. But whether or not the steroids are effective is controversial. The research shows a course of steroids was no more effective than placebo in reducing respiratory symptoms or the need for hos...

Link Between Obesity and Behavior in Kids

...dren between ages 8 and 11. The children and their parents took part in the National Longitudinal Survey //of Youth and were questioned about weight, behavior, physical and mental health, education, demographic, and socioeconomic status. Children were classified as overweight if their body mass index was at ...

Diabetes cases could double in developing countries in next 30 years

...id Dr Le Galès-Camus. “We are less active than our parents and grandparents, and we eat food with higher concentrations of sugars and fats, often with the result that we are putting on weight, and increasing the risk of diabetes. Add to this the fact that populations are ageing, and it is easy to see why dis...

Finding relief from Excruciating Headaches a challenge

... to treat her chronic migraines.She says even some parents don't believe their children's headaches are so bad. "They just think they're complaining -- that it's not a real disorder, things like that," Aurora says. "But if it's interfering with the quality of life -- keeping them from everyday activities --...

Screening Newborns Questioned

...d children were identified clinically. Some of the parents studied received false-positive newborn screening ...s a need for education about newborn screening for parents prior to the birth of their child.”...

Support Services found to Dramatically Impact Pediatric Health Care

...educational materials and support groups to advise parents who have developmental concerns with their children. Researchers found parents in the program were more confident in discussing developmental and depression issues with health car...

Benefits and Risks of Asthma Treatment Questioned

...//of these drugs have led many people -- including parents of asthmatic children -- to question their use. Specifically, ICS has been linked to growth retardation in children, weak bones in children and adults, skin thinning, and eye problems. Now leading scientists hope to put those fears to rest. Three m...

Mental Health Services for Children

...roblems. For the research, study authors surveyed parents of children in Connecticut. The parents answered several questions about their family sociodemographics status. They also rated their childr...

The Human Mad Cow Case

...had given her a few months to live.Since then, her parents said Charlene has not gotten any better nor has she become any worse.However it is remarkable that Charlene is still living today. Researchers feel that there is still much that they do not know about vCJD, For example, the route of infection, the ...

Antibiotics Overload For Kids Questioned

...ion is to relieve the child’s pain. They recommend parents use ibuprofen or acetaminophen immediately since antibiotics do not relieve pain during the first 24 hours and do not reduce fever quicker or better than pain medicines. The new guidelines also recommend physicians observe selected children for 48 to...

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