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New Research Reveals the Majority of Parents Overlook Key Steps to Keep Curious Toddlers Safe at Home

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- New research by the national, nonprofit Home Safety Council (HSC) reveals that the vast majority of parents (83 percent) admit that they have left their toddler unsupervised in the home -- for a few moments, or even longer. The survey polled parents of...

Surgery safe for babies and toddlers suffering from seizures

Vancouver, Canada March 23, 2009 A new study published in Epilepsia reveals surgery for babies and toddlers suffering from epilepsy is relatively safe and is effective in controlling seizures. The findings also show that early surgery may have a positive impact on babies' brain development. ...

Vitamin D Deficiency Puts 40% of U.S. Infants and Toddlers At Risk

About 12 percent already are deficient, study finds,,,, TUESDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- At least 40 percent of American infants and toddlers aren't getting enough vitamin D, according to researchers from Children's Hospital in Boston. Twelve percent of the youngest children in ...

1 in 4 U.S. Toddlers Improperly Vaccinated

They either miss shots or get them at the wrong time, CDC study finds TUESDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) -- New numbers show that more than a quarter of American toddlers may be under-vaccinated. The study of children aged 19 months to 35 months found that missed doses account for a...

Hyland's Cough and Cold Medicines Remain a Safe and Effective Option for Toddlers and Young Children

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hyland's, Inc. wants to remind parents and caregivers that during the difficult cold and flu season, Hyland's homeopathic medicines remain a safe and effective option for alleviating their children's suffering from common cough and cold sympto...

Overweight toddlers and those not in day care at risk for iron deficiency

DALLAS Sept. 3, 2007 A study by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers has found that overweight toddlers and those not enrolled in day care are at high risk for iron deficiency. Based on data from a national survey of 1,641 toddlers, the study found that 20 percent of overweight toddler...

Infants Cared for in Another Home Become Heavier Toddlers

Being in own home, day-care centers didn't increase weight, study found THURSDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) -- When infants attend day care in someone else's home, they're more likely to be heavier than average by the time they're toddlers, new research suggests. Harvard researchers...

Diet, Purity of Food Source Could be Keys to Improving Health of Hong Kong Toddlers

HONG KONG, June 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- During a press conference announcing the results of a recent study on toddler health in Hong Kong, Ms. Ingrid Kan, Accredited Dietician of St. Teresa's Hospital, said an imbalanced diet could cause a raft of health issues among toddlers, including nutriti...

Wyeth Submits Marketing Application to FDA for its 13-Valent Vaccine for the Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease in Infants and Toddlers

- Candidate vaccine designed to protect against the 13 most prevalent serotypes associated with pneumococcal disease - COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), announced today that it has submitted a Biologic License Ap...

Misuse of Vicks VapoRub may harm infants and toddlers

Vicks VapoRub, the popular salve used to relieve symptoms of cough and congestion, may be harmful for infants and toddlers. New research appearing in the January issue of CHEST , the peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), shows that Vicks VapoRub (VVR) may stimu...

Low-Fat Milk OK for Some Toddlers

Pediatricians look to help those at risk of obesity or with high cholesterol,, THURSDAY, July 17 (HealthDay News) -- For babies ready to graduate from breast milk or formula to cow's milk, the longstanding recommendation has been that they receive whole milk, instead of reduced-fat or ...

Parental Control of Eating Leads to Lighter Toddlers

Pushing child to eat more or less food had same effect on weight at age 2, study says MONDAY, Jan. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Controlling what your toddlers consume, either by trying to get them to eat less or to eat more, can lead to a lower weight by the age of 2, new British research s...

Abnormal Face Processing in Toddlers With Autism

Toddlers with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) often have difficulty focusing on peoples faces and making eye contact, but a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers found that these same toddlers do not have difficulty looking at photographs of faces. The researchers, led by Yale ...

The Healthy Start Scheme Promises Toddlers A Healthy Start

The Department for Health (DoH), UK has launched a new scheme to benefit low income group families. Its primary aim is to provide healthy nutrition to toddlers between 1// and 4 and nursing mothers from low-income households and all expectant mothers below 18. The Healthy Start scheme offers ...

Picture Book Reading Helps Toddlers Grasp Complex Actions

A study in the November issue of Developmental Psychology has explained the immense benefit when parents indulge in picture-book reading with their children, // which supports reading development and also introduces them to the world outside. This is thought to be highly beneficial in promoting lea...

IQ of Toddlers Affected by Excess weight

Morbid obesity may have a deleterious effect on young, developing brains, according to researchers whose studies have revealed that obesity// in toddlers is linked to lower IQ scores later in life. The association of obesity with metabolic problems like diabetes, high cholesterol and hypertensi...

Britain Toddlers To Receive Flu-Jab In Addition To The 21 Shots

The UK health department officials have proposed the administration of flu vaccine to all children less than 2 years of age, // in an attempt to prevent the incidence of seasonal flu. The dreadful condition, which affects nearly 5 to 10% of the population during winter, had claimed the valuable liv...

Learning Words by Inference More Powerful for Toddlers

Toddlers learn new words more easily when they figure out the words' meaning for themselves, research by a US study seems to suggest.// Meredith Brinster, an undergraduate student in the John Hopkins University and who did the study, says she has found that learning words by inference is more ...

Sweetened Drinks in Sipper Cups Hasten Tooth Decay in Toddlers

Dentists frown down upon the habit of offering fruit juices and sugar added beverages to toddlers in sipper cups.//Apart from mealtimes, its ideally better to avoid sugary drinks in cups with sippers that allow a child to suck up drinks’ aided by the sipper attached. The American Academy of Pedi...

Obesity Takes its Toll on IQ of Toddlers

Morbid obesity may have a deleterious effect on young, developing brains, according to researchers whose studies have revealed that obesity in toddlers is linked to lower IQ scores later in life. // The association of obesity with metabolic problems like diabetes, high cholesterol and hypertensi...

New Screening System For Early Detection Of Dental Caries in Toddlers

A new screening system combining digital photography with Internet has proved to be a simple, cost-effective method to screen for a common childhood oral disease// that predominantly plagues America's inner city toddlers. Early childhood dental caries (ECC), more commonly called as baby bot...

Interactive Video, Better Teaching Aid For Toddlers

Researchers at Vanderbilt University have found out what it is that can induce maximum learning amongst the tiny tots or toddlers age group.// Their finding has revealed that toddlers learn the maximum when they watch interactive videos , especially with characters they can associate with. The ...

For Kids, Two Languages Can Be as Easy as One

...y News) - European researchers are contesting the assumption that bilingual toddlers have more trouble learning language skills than children who know just one ...though the study did not specify which languages the families spoke. The toddlers were exposed to two sets of words that had different structural characteris...

Toilet Training Goes High Tech

...peeds up the potty process, researchers say FRIDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- For countless generations, parents have been trying to get toddlers to pee in the toilet. Now, Belgian researchers think they have come up with a 21st century solution -- electronics. Researchers at the University o...

Finalists Perform at Rock Hall in Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital's 'Pause to Click' Contest Encouraging Safety Belt Use for Tweens

...ged 11 to 14 killed in motor vehicle crashes in Ohio during 2008 were riding restrained. "Motor vehicle safety campaigns tend to focus on infants and toddlers or on teens, leaving out all the kids in between. With the generous support of Kohl's, Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital filled that gap with ...

Surgery proves effective in treating pediatric obstructive sleep apnea

... Alexandria, VA Infants and young toddlers with obstructive sleep apnea and sleep disordered breathing experience significant improvement following surgical treatment of the ailment, according ...

CUHK Releases Results of 'Survey on Toddler Health in Hong Kong'

... May 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The general health of toddlers in the SAR has room for improvement, according to ... surprising results: -- Nearly 90% (88.6%) of toddlers have visited the doctor for health issues o... visiting as many as 20 times -- 50% of toddlers see doctors because of respiratory illness, such a...

Safeway Earns Easter Seals' All-Time Top Corporate Partner Designation

...nstitutions, services that help adults learn daily living and social skills that most of us take for granted, and early and intensive intervention for toddlers recently diagnosed with autism. In Colorado , a series of family camp retreats and respite programs for families living with autism to relax...

Safeway Earns Easter Seals' All-Time Top Corporate Partner Designation

...nstitutions, services that help adults learn daily living and social skills that most of us take for granted, and early and intensive intervention for toddlers recently diagnosed with autism. In Colorado, a series of family camp retreats and respite programs for families living with autism to relax and pl...

Protect Your Young Child And Baby From "Swine Flu" In Four Easy Steps

...al hand washing time such as 'Happy Birthday to You', 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star' and 'If You're Happy and You Know it Wash Your Hands' to encourage toddlers play games like Round and Round the Garden using soap," Dr Huff said. A person may spread this virus to others as long as symptoms are presen...

FDA Grants Priority Review Status to Prevnar 13 Marketing Application

...eria CRM(197) Protein), is indicated for active immunization of infants and toddlers against serious invasive disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae , incl...ths of age. Prevnar is also indicated for immunization of infants and toddlers against otitis media (ear infections) caused by the seven serotypes include...

Children as young as 19 months understand different dialects

...y on the early development of this cross-dialect skill, which they term "phonological constancy." In this experiment, 15- and 19-month-old American toddlers looked at a colored checkerboard on a monitor in order to hear sets of familiar words or unfamiliar words. They completed two tests, one with their ow...

Brain Anatomy Could Point to Autism

... These children tend to have larger amygdala, a neural center for emotion,, MONDAY, May 4 (HealthDay News) -- Autistic toddlers seem more likely to have an enlarged amygdala, a brain area linked with facial recognition and emotions, University of North Carolina researchers repo...

Institution of a bedtime routine improves sleep in infants and toddlers, maternal mood

...t and in the number and duration of night wakings. toddlers were less likely to call out to their parents or g...ren; approximately 20 to 30 percent of infants and toddlers experience sleep difficulties. Previous studies ha...nfants between the ages of 7 and 18 months and 199 toddlers between the ages of 18 and 36 months), who then pa...

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Reminds All Parents to 'Be Wise, Immunize Your Children'

...n programs in promoting healthy communities. NIIW focuses local, state and national attention on the importance of proper immunization for infants and toddlers 24 months and under. For more information on immunizations, call 1-877-PA-HEALTH or visit www.health.state.pa.us/immunizations . CON...

World Meningitis Day in Texas

...dly debilitating disease we must follow the CDC/ACIP meningococcal recommendation for ages 11-24 for vaccination, pneumococcal and HIB for infants and toddlers and continue to develop vaccines which will cover infants for the leading strains of meningococcal meningitis including group B not currently covered ...

Fetal Exposure to Methamphetamine May Harm Child's Brain

... Scans show neurological differences in toddlers born to drug abusers WEDNESDAY, April 15 (HealthDay News) -- In what researchers are calling the first study of its kind, methamphetamine ...

Toddler Health Products Help Children with Celiac Disease

... Our mission is to create products that supports a healthier generation" Toddler Health is an all natural Balanced Nutritional Drink Mix for toddlers ages 13 months to 5 years. Toddler Health is the only Rice Based, Gluten free, Dairy Free, Soy Protein Free, Non-GMO product containing DHA, EPA, ...

Pennsylvania State Department of Health and Allegheny County Health Department Confirm Four Cases of Measles in Southwest Region

...and even death. Measles can also cause miscarriages or premature delivery in pregnant women. The Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) vaccine is given to toddlers when they are 12 to 15 months of age, and a second MMR vaccine is required for all Pennsylvania school children. However, individuals who have receive...

Safeway Slated to Top $100 Million Contribution Mark to Easter Seals and Families Living with Autism and Other Disabilities with Launch of Fundraising Campaign

...nstitutions, services that help adults learn daily living and social skills that most of us take for granted, and early and intensive intervention for toddlers recently diagnosed with autism. In Colorado, a series of family camp retreats and respite programs for families living with autism to relax and pl...
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