Tag: "parents" at medical news
Less Stomach Infections If Hand Sanitizer Gel Is Used
...e skin. They are a convenient alternative for busy parents
who are unable to get to a sink while caring for sick children. Source: Newswis...
Indian doctors in America help Katrina victims
...th me and I don't know whose they are." Desperate parents
wanting to save their children put them with her partially submerged home because they knew she would be rescued first, even as their own lives remained in danger. Koli is also in the know of women who had been raped in the dark at the New Orleans S...
When A Prince Chose To Help Indian Couple
...ght, the other has to go with her.' The desperate parents
had approached several politicians, including Railway Minister Lalu Prasad, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Steel Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, pleading for money to separate the conjoined twins but in vain. Now they have hope. Doctors in New Delhi...
Socialization A Serious Trouble For Childhood Cancer Survivors
...l adjustment. In the first large Canadian study, parents
of 800 school age cancer survivors of and 923 age and gender matched cancer free subjects were studied with emphasis on the long-term effects of childhood cancer and its treatments on survivors' educational and social development. The researchers fo...
Popularity Among Peers Increases Susceptibility To Smoking Habit Among School Children
...ence and teenage has always remained a problem for parents
because of the vulnerability to habit formation, the curiosity to experiment and susceptibility to get easily influenced by peers // . A new study throws light on the fact that teenagers who enjoy popularity are more likely to smoke than less popula...
Clinical Comparisons Between ADHD Drugs Are Less
...available between the drugs for ADHD. As a result, parents
seeking the best individual drug for their children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder // have little hard evidence to help make that choice. There are few head-to-head clinical comparisons of many ADHD medications, despite the relatively...
Pediatricians Need To Talk To Parents Of Overweight Kids
...tricians often miss the opportunity to talk to the parents
of obese children and help them identify the problem and treat // it to bring the body weight of children back to normal. Researchers feel that it’s really important that pediatricians identify overweight children during well-child visits and use t...
Children With Facial Anomalies Are Affected By Parental Tensions
Stress suffered by parents
of newborns with craniofacial anomalies like cleft... higher levels of maladjustment than children with parents
showing stress only during child infancy. Thus, elevated levels of parenting stress seen only during...
Children With ADHD May Just Be Sleepy
...mon disorder among children. The researchers urge parents
of hyperactive and attention-deficit children diag... Only if these steps do not work, they say, should parents
consider medication for ADHD. Source: Newswise ...
WHO says MMR vaccine is safe and recommends MMR Jab to all children’
...sperson for WHO says, “Our overwhelming aim is for parents
to have their children immunized with MMR, for the...that this is the right thing to do, and to provide parents
and health professionals with access to clear factual information about the vaccine and MMR is recog...
Winter Premature Babies Face Threat From Lung Disease
...dren’s Hospital Boston had urged pediatricians and parents
to take action to protect premature babies during ...eason, to reduce the risk of severe RSV infection, parents
can decrease their babies’ exposure to respiratory viruses after taking them home, by: always washin...
Children Of Smokers Start Smoking Early
... 13 and 21 years of age - earlier than those whose parents
don't smoke, says a new study. Researchers at the...Alert. "Keeping children from smoking starts with parents
and their behaviour. Some parents
say they disapprove of teenage smoking, but continue to smoke them...
Children At Risk For Chronic Disease Due To Consumption Of Fried Food
...rijuana use. This finding could help doctors and parents
to develop effective interventions to prevent excessive weight gain during this period of adolescence....
Clowns farewell in operating room, easing anxiety in children
...rgery. Surprisingly, reduction was also seen among parents
who accompanied these children to the operating theatre. The clowns though were successful in distracting the children until the administration of anaesthesia, were viewed as annoying when it came to doctors and nurses. A questionnaire was distrib...
Age of first alcoholic drink determined by tendency to cheat
..., anxiety and depression, and whether each child's parents
or other close family members had diagnoses of alcoholism or antisocial personality disorder (aggressive, unpleasant behavior). From the data gathered, surprisingly it was found out that having a family history of alcohol dependency or anti-social ...
Increased Monitoring By Parents May Result In Lower BMI In Children
...e American Dietetic Association, hypothesized that parents
of boys with a high BMI would use more controlling...itoring) of boys with an average BMI compared with parents
of boys with a high BMI. A better understanding of the relationships between feeding practices and b...
Sleep Disturbance in Atopic Dermatitis
...tics and features of the disease. For the study, parents
of 300 children ranging in age from birth to 6 yea...e attributed to atopic dermatitis was common; most parents
(>60%) reported that the dermatitis affected how well they or their child slept. Co sleeping bec...
Teens not interested in early sleep
...row up they still don’t have the pressure of their parents
who insist on them to go to bed early resulting in a reduction of chemically driven pressure leading to sleep building up more slowly. Study was conducted in 13 boys and girls between 10 and 16; seven were preteens, the rest teens. All underwent 36 h...
Controversy Surrounding The HIV Positive Reports Of One-Year Girl In Kerala
...en taken from a person who was HIV-negative. The parents
of the child are in deep shock as they are at loss... proper available treatment for the disease. The parents
have been tested negative that has prompted the doctors to look out for other potential areas from w...
Cancer Can Recur Any Time, Experts Caution
...rs in childhood were concerned, Dr Gupta said that parents
need to play a vital role in ensuring that childre...essed the gathering of NGOs, patients, doctors and parents
of children suffering from cancer and said that the problem of a delayed diagnosis was even more pre...
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