Tag: "parents" at medical news
Infections in childhood may lead to adult heart disease
...ted on time. Researchers have however warned the parents
that the next time their children have an infection, they should not think in terms of an impending cardiac arrest. Studies are still at a preliminary level to make such a conclusion. It is still not known which infections cause the stiffness of art...
Botox for children with neurological impairments
...discomfort apart from being a constant problem for parents
or people who are taking care of them. Researchers of Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, had used Botox injections, which are guided with the help of the ultrasound into the salivary glands, to control the drooling. The results of the trials sho...
Asthma risk increases for children living close to busy roads
It may not be good news for parents
of children who live beside busy roads. Scientists of University //of Southern California have found a link between increased risks of asthma with children living off busy roads. The researchers have studied over 5000 children between 5 and 6 years ...
Developmental Origins of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
...hild, we need to also understand the growth of the parents
and possibly the grandparents. A good predictor of one's own birth weight is the birth weight of one's mother." The study also shows development origins of PCS’s, "There are reproductive consequences of metabolic programming events that occur during...
Testing genes for disease does not cause harm to children of people with Alzheimers
...rease the anxiety or depression in children of the parents
with Alzheimers. A new study points out that this may not be true. Genetical testing has no effect on the mental health of offsprings of patients with Alzheimers. Often the participants of the study felt empowered from knowing the test results. Rese...
Healthy Feeding Guidelines for Children Ages 0 to 24 Months Issued
...orn, but there was really no concrete guidance for parents
feeding children aged 6 to 24 months.” Nancy But... scientifically evidence. This will certainly help parents
in establishing healthy eating patterns during a child’s infancy and toddler-hood. It is the right t...
Low birth weight in babies may mean health risk for fathers
...a genetic condition coming from the parents. Hence parents
of the children with low birth weight may also be at more risk of death from cardiovascular causes. The study had analyzed the association between birth weight of babies and their parent’s rate of mortality by looking into the data generated from 78...
Need for better support for chronic pain in children’
...er from chronic pain. Studies have also shown that parents
of these children report that pain disorder as a m... lying pain, and they refer to specialists and the parents
move from doctors to doctors. Ultimately the child receives only little therapy for pain. Research ...
Start early to develop a healthy mind and body
...blic libraries for toys and books, and encouraging parents
to enroll their children for preschool and kindergarten programs early, etc. researchers had encouraged the families from three months before the birth of the child to the time the children join the kindergarten. When compared with the other childre...
Sharing a bed with infants may raise the risk for SIDS
... research had come out with the starling fact that parents
who share their beds// with their newborn babies c...have reported that there is an association between parents
sharing the bed with their infants and increasing incidence of SIDS, even if the parents
may not be ...
Use Of Sunscreen In Childhood And Prevents Future Skin Cancer
...roups one of which was made the control i.e. their parents
were not given any sunscreen or advice for its application. The parents
of the other group received a regular supply of sunscreen with SPF 30 and advice on its use for chil...
Parents understand better the hearing loss problem in children if counseled
with sound advice may help them identify hearing l...avel from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, parents
should be given free guidance and advice on how to identify the problem of hearing loss in children ...
Teaching parents to deal with behavior problems in children
...havior problems may be helped immensely// if their parents
are taught effective parenting skills for these ch...linquency, or severe conduct disorder, it helps if parents
can be involved in the training sessions and they are taught the interventions to use than correctin...
Mercy killing for newborn with incurable disease in Netherlands
...here is no prospect for future treatment, both the parents
should give their informed consent, the decision s...bility" of this practice was an important step for parents
and doctors. In Netherlands, 15 cases occur each year and the society urges the need for an immedi...
Obesity in Children may be linked to the obesity gene.
...study showed that obesity is mostly inherited from parents
and grandparents to the children. The researchers looked at the children's parents
and grandparents, they found a similar risk for obesity and discovered that a hereditary mutation in...
Folk medicine is given more to UTI patients
...ection,// it seems to be a common practice for the parents
to rely on the folk medicines like cranberry juice...ptist Medical Center, who did the study, feel that parents
often ignore the side effects of the traditional medicines when they give it to their children, most...
Britney Spears Donates $50 000 To Support Cancer Patients
...atement: "When children have cancer, or when their parents
or siblings have the disease, there are a few places they can turn to for support." "Gilda's Club is one of those places. I passionately believe in helping children in need, and so I am very happy to make this gift to help children learn they can c...
Intense Fight Against Polio In India Gets Results
...rops would eventually lead people to impotency, so parents
not only kept polio vaccinators at a safe distance but even intimidated them at times. It took some time before realization dawned that all the talk about impotency was wrong and the polio vaccine was actually good for children. Evidently, none of ...
Tanzanian Government Sanctions $20 Million For AIDS Arug
... country’s children are orphans as they lost their parents
due to AIDS. Tanzania has planned to provide free anti-retroviral drugs (drugs which acts against HIV) to 500,000 HIV/AIDS patients within a period of five years. This year 44,000 patients in Tanzania will get anti-retroviral drugs by the end of th...
Junk Food Causes High Level Of Insulin Resistance In Children
... children of the most educated and highest earning parents
were the least insulin resistant. But the opposite...- those from the most educated and highest earning parents
were the most insulin resistant. High fatty foods “Junk food” may be the reason for the high level o...
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