Survey finds that cosmetic ear surgery has the youngest age of patients
Chicago, IL (June 10, 2009) So many classic childhood movies (Dumbo) and sing-a-longs (Do your ears hang low? Do they wobble to and fro?) emphasize large and protruding ears. But it turns out that having protruding ears is often-times a humiliating feature for a teenager.
According to the A...
Survey Finds That Cosmetic Ear Surgery Has the Youngest Age of Patients
CHICAGO, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- So many classic childhood movies (Dumbo) and sing-a-longs (Do your ears hang low? Do they wobble to and fro?) emphasize large and protruding ears. But it turns out that having protruding ears is often-times a humiliating feature for a teenager.
Anesthesia in Youngest Kids May be Linked to Learning Disabilities
Study found having 'gone under' more than once by age 3 seemed to raise risk for problems
TUESDAY, March 24 (HealthDay News) -- Children who have had anesthesia two or more times by the age of 3 may be at a higher risk of developing learning disabilities later, new research suggests.
Mariner Zac Sunderland Sets Sail on Quest to Become the Youngest to Circumnavigate the Globe Solo
- 16-year-old to promote healthy nutrition in partnership with Produce for
Kids, Shuman Produce and Mastronardi Produce; departs from Marina del Rey, Calif. on Saturday, June 14 -
MARINA DEL REY, Calif., June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Zac Sunderland, who at
16 years of age is seek...
Mothers less likely to pursue HPV vaccination for youngest daughters
CINCINNATI Because the first national study of its kind has found that U.S. mothers report they are less likely to vaccinate daughters under age 13 against human papillomavirus virus (HPV), even though the vaccine is recommended for girls at age 11 and 12, its incumbent upon the healthcare communi...
Mothers Less Likely to Pursue HPV Vaccination for Youngest Daughters
Mothers' Intentions Run Counter to CDC Recommendations
CINCINNATI, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Because the first national study
of its kind has found that U.S. mothers report they are less likely to
vaccinate daughters under age 13 against human papillomavirus virus (HPV),
even though th...
Two-year-old Joins Mensa, Becomes Its Youngest Ever Genius
Georgia Brown could count up to ten, identified colours and even dabbled with French, but it was only when the two-year-old took an IQ test that her soaring brainpower was established.
Georgia has an IQ of 152 and has become the youngest
female celebrated member of Mensa.
Meet the Youngest Sex Change Patient
Germany - Meet the youngest
sex change patient in the world, with the new name, Kim. Prior to the sex change, he was known as Tim, and was diagnosed to be a transsexual//. Subsequently he was given powerful hormone injections to initiate breast development.
Tim had all along desired to be a g...
A ‘Brave’ Toddler-The Youngest Organ Donr
Four generations of his family served in the Indian Army and battled the country’s enemies from across the border. His father being a Sena Medal winner// and with ‘Showrya’ meaning ‘brave’ for a name, it appeared that the baby boy was destined to tread the family path.
But a fall from the fi...
Polio Outbreak on Wane: Next Rounds Must Focus on Youngest Children
With this year’s polio outbreak on the wane and excellent coverage during recent pulse polio campaigns, the Independent Expert Advisory Group today advised// the government that the next few pulse polio rounds must effectively reach the youngest
and most vulnerable children, who are not being suffi...
Pakistani Child is India's Youngest Liver Transplant Recipient
A one-year-old Pakistani boy has undergone a successful liver transplant in a New Delhi hospital, becoming the youngest
ever such recipient in India// , said doctors here Wednesday.
Shreyar, who is from Karachi, underwent the over eight-hour-long liver transplant surgery on June 19 at the Sir ...
Second Youngest Child in the World to Undergo Eye Surgery
According to the news report a seven-week-old British baby who was born blind was successfully operated//.
Aaron Rai received an artificial cornea and is now the second youngest
child in the world to undergo the surgery. He was born blind in one eye.
He underwent the surgery in the New Yo...
Jaipur Girl’s Rare Feat: The Youngest To Pass Class 12 At The Age Of 1
Akansha Singh Saini might not enter the Guinness Book of World Records, but her achievement of passing the much-dreaded Class 12 exam at the age// of 11 definitely makes her a wonder-kid.
Born on April 21, 1995, Akansha, daughter of Dhanpat Singh Saini, a medical practitioner, passed her Clas...
Health Experts Shocked As 11-year-old Girl To Be UK's Youngest Mother
The case of an 11-year-old girl who is all set to don the mantle of becoming the youngest
mother in UK has shocked and frustrated health experts who maintain// that it is her age to play with dolls and not rear babies. The girl, whose identity is not being disclosed for legal reasons, is a resident...
Budhia Singh - Youngest Athlete To Be Dope Tested?
Child prodigy marathon runner Budhia Singh, who has created history by running over such long distances may be asked to take a dope test, according to Khurda District// Child Welfare Committee chairman R S Mishra.
Mishra was speaking after he handed over Budhia's medical report to Orissa Wome...
The Dannon Company Awards The I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center the Fourth Annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant
...o expand our nutrition and fitness offerings to children in our community-at-large," said Andrea Alcabes, executive director of the JCC. "Utah has the youngest
population in the country and it's important that we teach our kids about eating well and educate them on good nutrition."
With funding from T...
Stroke Doubles Risk of Hip, Thigh Fractures
...such fractures. The overall risk of fractures was 1.96 times higher for all stroke survivors and 2.12 times higher among women who had strokes.
stroke survivors, those 70 or younger, had the highest risk: 5.12 times normal, the researchers found.
The study was not designed to give informati...
Connectyx Partners with InstantAmber, a Leader in Child Safety and Missing Children Awareness
... unparalleled level of protection and security," stated Matt Berman, InstantAmber President and CEO.
Matt Berman founded InstantAmber after his youngest
child went missing on a family vacation. InstantAmber wants to ensure that parents have access to the best possible tools in the event of a missing c...
Patrick Rummerfield Teams with Eric Westacott Foundation and Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to Help Young Quadriplegic Boy
...so received assistance from our highly trained information specialists."
Alex made history in January 2009, at the age of 10, by becoming the youngest
patient to undergo a surgical procedure that replaced the breathing unit he once was forced to use (weighing over 200 lbs) with a much smaller and l...
Giving Statins to Kids Provokes Debate
...R. Daniels, chairman of pediatrics at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and Children's Hospital in Denver.
He said that 8 is the youngest
age for which statin treatment has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. It's also the age when the arteries begin to suffer from ag...
Michael Unhjem Appointed to Board of Directors for Health Integrated
... Blue Cross Blue Shield as Legal Counsel and Vice President of Corporate Affairs in 1986.
While a college senior in 1974, Unhjem became the youngest
person ever elected to North Dakota's Legislature. He served a total of 12 years in the state House of Representatives, holding a seat on the Appropr...
Obama Taps Alabama Doctor to Be Surgeon General
...t he has nominated a rural Alabama family physician to be the United States' next surgeon general.
Dr. Regina Benjamin -- the first black woman and youngest
doctor ever elected to the American Medical Association's board -- made headlines for her resolve to rebuild her nonprofit medical clinic after it was...
New Tools Help Parents Reinforce Anti-Smoking Message
...Answers." to provide the valuable information to its members. Even the youngest
children are included--there's a free download of a kid-friendly song with an anti-smoking message for parents to use with their youngest
As always, the "Real Parents. Real Answers."...
Rate of Breast Cancer in Italy Significantly Higher Than Previously Reported
...000 to 2005 shows a 72 percent spike above official estimates issued by the Ministry of Health, with the sharpest uptick of +28.6 percent found in the youngest
group studied (ages 25 to 44).
The new results, which rely on hospitalization databases that track major breast surgeries rather than official es...
Boston Cardinal O'Malley Withdraws Caritas Christi From Potential Abortion Scandal
...iding Centene Corp!
We profoundly thank Cardinal O'Malley for his courage, leadership and pastoral concern for the health and well-being of those youngest
members of his archdiocese. He has set a beautiful example of dedication and charity for those poorest of the poor - the preborn.
Colorectal Cancer Rates Rising for Under 50 Set
...tal cancer had edged up in every age category below 50 -- namely, among those 20 to 29, 30 to 39 and 40 to 49.
But the largest bump occurred in the youngest
age group, those between 20 and 29 years old. Incident rates in this age range rose 5.2 percent a year in men and 5.6 percent a year in women.
Ohio's Children's Hospitals Release New Results of Collaboration Aimed at Saving Children's Lives
...said more than 1.2 million Ohio children - or one in three Ohio children - rely on Medicaid for health care coverage.
OCHA is the voice of Ohio's youngest
patients, their families and health care providers. Ohio's six member hospitals are dedicated to saving, protecting and enhancing children's lives. Th...
John Hancock Launches Current Assumption Universal Life Policy
...ther the NLG or ENLG cumulative premium test (performed at the point of lapse) is satisfied. In the absence of an ENLG guarantee to the insured's (or youngest
insured if survivorship) attained age 121, at the end of the ENLG period the policy value may be insufficient to keep the policy in force. Thereafter,...
S.C. BlueCross Makes Coverage Available for Thousands of South Carolina Graduates Lacking Health Insurance
...le for benefits with their new employer. We offer a variety of plans that will fit into just about every budget and fill that gap in coverage. When my youngest
graduated from college, he took one of our individual plans and I paid his premium until he was covered by his employer. I just didn't want him to go ...
Found: First IVF Baby Born in East Bay 25 Years Ago
...s 25th anniversary as of the one of the nation's first private IVF clinics.
The June 14 reunion in San Ramon will unite 200 of the oldest and youngest
IVF children born since RSC was established in 1983.
Wilson, now 24, lives in Prescott, Arizona and is a medical assistant, pre-med student, and ...
Wellspring Coordinates With CA Health Insurance Plans to Pay for Autism Treatments
...s and was granted approval for her son to receive the proper care through three different insurance companies.
Feda Almaliti's youngest
son was diagnosed with autism at 18 months and since then she has fought tirelessly to get him the help he needs. She worked her way through the forma...
Younger men with advanced prostate cancer have shorter survival times
...gressive cancers, and have a better chance of survival after 10 years compared with older men. However, among men with advanced prostate cancers, the youngest
men (aged 35 to 44 years) have a particularly poor prognosis compared with older men. These young men are more likely to die from cancer or another ca...
Sound Surgical Technologies LLC Places 1,000th VASER Lipo System Amongst Strong Patient Demand
...hed author and to date has trained thousands of physicians worldwide from Beverly Hills to New York, London, and Asia. Dr. Mauricio is also one of the youngest
women to ever hold the position of President of the San Diego Society for Dermatologic Surgery.
"I am excited to add VASER Lipo to my practice's...
Early Childhood Funding is Focus of Star Power Event
... children and other early childhood investment supporters are expected at the Capitol Thursday, May 21, to tell state legislators that funding for our youngest
citizens is critical to Michigan's economic future.
It will be the largest Star Power Event since it began in 2007.
"This issue is more impo...
The New Face of AD/HD Comes to Capitol Hill
...d representatives about the importance of resources and education in the mental health community.
Among the volunteers will be Blake Taylor, the youngest
author of a memoir on AD/HD , and Courtney Gifford, the reigning Miss Wyoming . Blake and Courtney both have AD/HD, but they are part of a new gen...
Children who view adult-targeted TV may become sexually active earlier in life
...hen tracked during the second stage.
According to the findings, when the youngest
children in the sample--ages 6 to 8-years-old--were exposed to adult-target...atched less adult-targeted content. The study found that for every hour the youngest
group of children watched adult-targeted content over the two sample days, ...
Video: Genworth Financial Reveals Best Places in America for Long Term Care
...e cost is expected to exceed $270,000 a year in 30 years, when the nation's youngest
baby boomers will be in their mid-70s. According to the Centers for Disease...or this type of care is forecasted to exceed $220,000 in 40 years, when the youngest
baby boomers will be in their mid-80s. The average age of residents in assi...
Frontier Airlines Extends Mexico Travel Policy for Customers With Concerns About Swine Flu
...nals. Frontier Airlines' mainline operation has 51 aircraft with one of the youngest
Airbus fleets in North America. Frontier Airlines' mainline operations offe...han 80 destinations across four countries with low fares, aboard two of the youngest
fleets in the industry. For more in-depth information on Frontier Airlines,...
Highmark Inc. Recognizes Exceptional Employee Volunteers with Jefferson Awards for Public Service
...lunteer service activities, while helping them become independent and self-confident women. Georgianna volunteers with Boy Scout Troop #233, where her youngest
son is an active member, currently working on his Eagle requirements. Georgianna volunteers with the Middle Paxton Lions Club, helping to plan annual...
Child Care Center for Patients Opens at OhioHealth
... patients' children. OhioHealth understands that when a parent or caretaker requires medical care, it affects everyone in the family, particularly the youngest
members. At The Clubhouse, the children are well cared for, enabling patients to concentrate on getting the medical attention and care they need to ge...