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The Harmful Effects Of Cigarette Smoke
...ng and respiratory infections. In children whose parents
had allergies, smoke exposure in the womb that con...risk of allergic sensitization 1.8-fold. When both parents
were allergic, secondhand smoke exposure increased that risk 7-fold. Likewise, for wheezing, there w...
Will Your Baby Grow Up To Be A Future Einstein ?
...ppose them. Researchers thus conclude saying , if parents
do a little bit of looking at books with their children and inspire them to be curious about the pictures and ... what the word means, but don't get into very structured systematic teaching at too early an age and also interact emotionally and have f...
Spanking can Cause Adverse Effects Later In Life
...lack families, which could mean black children and parents
are relatively less likely to perceive spanking as harsh or unfair. In white communities, where spanking is used less frequently and is thought to be more stigmatizing, frequent spanking before age 2 could be associated with other factors that indica...
Link Between Ear Infections And Asthma
...no history of ear infections. The study also found parents
with higher education levels were more likely to report ear infections in their children. Thus researchers say , to find out the connection between ear infections and asthma more research is needed in this area to reach a conclusion. However, they p...
Studying The Causes Of Autism
...d autistic children were more likely to have older parents
and to be a firstborn child. Their mothers also had a greater incidence of threatened abortion, epidural anesthesia use, induced labor, and a labor lasting less than one hour. Autistic children were more likely to have experienced fetal distress, hav...
Early Detection Of Facial Abnormalities in a Fetus
...pearance of the baby at the time of the birth. The parents
can also be appropriately counseled regarding the ...nce in analysis of facial anatomy thereby allowing parents
to receive the necessary counseling before the birth of their child....
Parents Should Look For Signs Of Children Becoming Overweight
...gh blood pressure and stroke. A new study suggest parents
need to realize their weight is the most powerful ...r percent of 9.5-year-old children with overweight parents
became overweight compared with 16 percent of those with normal-weight parents. Researchers hypothes...
Migraine Found To Be Linked To 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...
Limiting Infants Exposure To Smoke At Home
...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...
Simple Steps To Help Fight Asthma
An intervention program designed to educate parents
about allergens and tobacco smoke could help reduc... an intervention program to educate the children’s parents
about ways to reduce allergens and exposure to tobacco smoke. Parents of the children were also give...
Swallowing Magnets Found To Be Dangerous for Kids
...e past five years thus they stress on the need for parents
and physicians to be more alert....
Stress A Precursors Of Asthma In Kids
...ured their breathing strength. Both kids and their parents
were interviewed regularly to identify stressful events in the children’s lives, including births, deaths, illnesses and hospitalizations not involving asthma, separations, changes in family relationships, and moving. About 360 acute asthma episodes...
Poorer Quality of Life Observed In Overweight Kids
...r those who were obese. Thus researchers say both parents
should help children make appropriate changes to improve their health and quality of life. ...
Hypnosis Found To Reduce Stress In Children During Medical Procedures
...up received training before the procedure, and the parents
and children practiced hypnosis before the day of the procedure. Researchers interviewed parents
about the child’s experience during the last VCUG procedure. They also interviewed the medical staff...
Canada withdraws ADHD drug Adderall XR
...tch approach. FDA in a press release has asked the parents
of children taking Adderall medication to consult their doctors before deciding to stop the medication for their children. Adderall XR is a stimulant drug prescribed for children diagnosed with ADHD. The drug has been linked with about 20 deaths and...
HIV-positive Parents Require More Counseling
...contact with children it was seen that children of parents
with HIV // were less likely to get the kind of af...esults also showed about a quarter of HIV-positive parents
report avoided certain types of physical contact with their kids out of fear they might transmit the...
No “ Lower Limit “ To The Age At Which Children Can Learn New Wors
...nderstand them in another, researchers worked with parents
of 52 children who were 9 months old. The parents
used 12 board books and a set of 48 picture cards that depicted common objects such as keys, apples,...
Dyslexia Gene Identified and Called "KIAA0319"
...n form of dyslexia. We would like to thank all the parents
and children who took part in the study and would ...nd factors for the condition called dyslexia. Many parents
and teachers are not aware of this condition that has been identified as the leading cause of learni...
Growing trend of delay in completing vaccination schedule
...ild health. This should act as a lesson in guiding parents
and care givers of children to be aware of the vaccination needs of their children and complete the vaccination schedule on time. Link: http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/293/10/1204...
A case for euthanasia
... to the 41 year old woman. The judge said that the parents
had not established a "substantial likelihood of s...heart failure that lead to her brain damage. Her parents
are fighting against her husband over years over the fate of their daughter. Her husband and guardia...
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