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MedImmune presents new pharmaco-economic data at AAP regarding infants at high risk for RSV

SAN FRANCISCO, October 29, 2007 MedImmune today announced results from a recent economic analysis of Synagis (palivizumab), a monoclonal antibody (MAb) that is the standard of care for prevention of severe lower respiratory tract infection due to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in high-risk inf...

Kids, How Do You Manage Your Asthma? The AAAAI and AAP announce 17th annual poster contest

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Children with asthma across the country are encouraged to show their creativity by participating in the 17th annual "Living with Asthma" poster contest sponsored by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) and the American Academy of Pedi...

Cholesterol Screening Shouldn't Rely on Kids' Weight

...y. The study was published in the Aug. 3 issue of the journal Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine . "Our results indicate that the aap guidelines for cholesterol screening in kids may need to be revised. Otherwise, we may be missing high cholesterol in some kids and unnecessarily test...

New Breastfeeding Supplement Designed to Improve Milk Production for Nursing Mothers

...t all babies must be supplemented with Vitamin D. Artificial baby formulas are fortified with higher Vitamin D levels for this very reason, hence the aap recommendation that breastfed babies also need Vitamin D supplements. Breastfeeding mothers and their babies may also have low levels of other key nu...

The American Academy of Pediatrics Names Lu-Ann Papile, M.D., FAAP, as Chair of the Fetus and Newborn Committee

...rom the organization. She has been a member of the aap for 33 years and will continue her duties at Texas... alongside Dr. Stark on the seventh edition of the aap and ACOG-published Guidelines for Perinatal Care, ...e editor. "The mission and philosophy of the aap is symbiotic with those of Texas Children's Hospit...

Journal of Periodontology and the American Journal of Cardiology develop joint clinical recommendations

...ar disease are inflammatory diseases, and inflammation is the common mechanism that connects them," says Dr. David Cochran, DDS, PhD, President of the aap and Chair of the Department of Periodontics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. "The clinical recommendations included in...

When lawn mowers attack

...n repair these heart wrenching injuries, and we feel it's our duty to help people avoid these accidents in the first place." The ASRM, ASPS, ASMS, aap and AAOS offer the following tips to help prevent lawn mower-related injuries: Children should be at least 12-years-old before they operate any la...

When Lawn Mowers Attack: National Medical Societies Offer Tips to Prevent Injuries; Children Often Victims

...repair these heart wrenching injuries, and we feel it's our duty to help people avoid these accidents in the first place." The ASRM, ASPS, ASMS, aap and AAOS offer the following tips to help prevent lawn mower-related injuries: Children should be at least 12-years-old before they op...

Healthy Gums and a Healthy Heart: The Perio-Cardio Connection

... Dr. David Cochran, DDS, PhD , President of the aap and Chair of the Department of Periodontics at the...recognized by the American Dental Association. The aap has 8,000 members world-wide. NOTE: A copy of.../toc/jop/0/0 . For more information, contact the aap Public Affairs Department at 312/573-3242. ...

Famed Hollywood Dog Trainer and Lassie Descendant Unleash National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 14

...ldren with dog bites every day, and some are quite serious. These incidents can be dramatically reduced if children and parents know what to do," says aap President David T. Tayloe, Jr., MD, FAAP. "Children are frequently bitten on the face, which can result in severe lacerations, infection or scarr...
AAP in Medical Technology

Colesevelam HCl Lowered LDL Cholesterol in Pediatric Patients With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

...for total cholesterol in children ages 2 to 18 years of age is less than 170 mg/dL, with high cholesterol identified as greater than 200 mg/dL.(5) The aap also recently published a statement recommending that cholesterol lowering medications should be considered for children who are more than eight years...

UPDATE: New Report by Pediatricians Finds Gaps in Preparing to Protect Kids From Pandemic Flu, Offers Recommendations

...mic flu outbreak and provides recommendations from aap and TFAH for how to address those gaps. WHEN: 10... America's Health John S. Bradley, MD, FAAP, aap Committee on Infectious Disease Member, Chil...ital San Diego Henry H. Bernstein, DO, FAAP, aap Committee on Infectious Disease Member, Chie...

New Report by Pediatricians Finds Gaps in Preparing to Protect Kids From Pandemic Flu, Offers Recommendations

...mic flu outbreak and provides recommendations from aap and TFAH for how to address those gaps. WHEN: 10... America's Health John S. Bradley, MD, FAAP, aap Committee on Infectious Disease Member, Chil...ital San Diego Henry H. Bernstein, DO, FAAP, aap Committee on Infectious Disease Member, Chie...

Seriously Low Vaccination Rates Cause Experts to Call for Increased Immunization Before Influenza Season Peaks

...because of influenza, the devastating loss is felt throughout the family and community, including the school and even the pediatrician's office," said aap President, Jay Berkelhamer, MD. "Several thousand more children end up in the hospital. Parents and their children's health care team must work togeth...

New Phase IV Clinical Study Indicates LidoSite Provides Rheumatology Patients Superior Pain Relief

...hildren and adults, call for healthcare practitioners to eliminate or reduce pain caused by medical treatments whenever possible. In fact, the APS and aap agree that acute pain experienced with medical procedures can, in most cases, be substantially reduced and even prevented. The use of iontophoresis ...
AAP in Medical Products

Phaco Emulsifier AAP 2000

Description: Highly versatile, efficient, compact and accurate digital readout display....
Company:Appasamy Associates

Carbo-Seal Valsalva Ascending Aortic Prosthesis

Description:... Carbo-Seal Valsalva aap is the first valved graft to replicate the natural Sinus of Valsalva, encouraging the natural formation of systolic vortices....
Company:CarboMedics, Inc.
AAP in Medical Dictionary

Vaccinations

...unizations . Vaccinations Required For Travel. Immunization Office Schedule ... Guide to Childhood Immunizations . Childhood and Adolescent ... aap Children's Health Topics: IMMUNIZATIONS /VACCINES ... View documents in pop-up window. IMMUNIZATIONS /VACCINES ... Immunizations Practices of the ...

SIDS

...sociated with sleep (hence the common reference to "crib ... Offers information and support to families. ... ( SIDS /OID) Information Web Site ... aap Revises SIDS Risk Reduction Recommendations (October 2005) ... Donate directly to the SIDS Network securely with a major credit card. ... SID...

Oral health

...ncies, Dental (see Manage Your Oral Health : Dental Emergencies) ... aap Children's Health Topics: ORAL HEALTH ... aap Oral Health Initiative Web Site ... Oral Health Risk Assessment Tim...

Immunizations

...ion on the risks and benefits of vaccines. ... The Children’s Immunization Schedule. Vaccine Ingredients That May Cause Allergic Reactions ... aap Children's Health Topics: IMMUNIZATIONS /VACCINES ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Immunization Program ... Your c...

Child Health

...eport: Nothing More Precious or Important ... Dedicated to the health and well-being of infants, children , adolescents and young adults. ... aap offers health and safety tips for children returning to ... Victory Lap Charity Program – A Checkered Flag Winner for Children's Hospital!...

Breastfeeding

... ? Should certain foods be avoided while breastfeeding ? ... Breastfeeding , also called nursing, can be an easy and inexpensive way for a ... aap Policy Statement on Breastfeeding . LACTMed (Drugs & Lactation Database) ... Recommendations, Diseases and Conditions, Frequently Asked Quest...

Breast-feeding

...ld certain foods be avoided while breastfeeding ? ... ... help, though, some women still have trouble breastfeeding or cannot breastfeed. ... aap Policy Statement on Breastfeeding . LACTMed (Drugs & Lactation Database) ... Recommendations, Diseases and Conditions, Frequently Asked Quest...

Breast Feeding

...ld certain foods be avoided while breastfeeding ? ... ... help, though, some women still have trouble breastfeeding or cannot breastfeed. ... aap Policy Statement on Breastfeeding . LACTMed (Drugs & Lactation Database) ... Recommendations, Diseases and Conditions, Frequently Asked Quest...
AAP in Biological News

States expand newborn screening for life-threatening disorders

...been endorsed by clinicians and researchers alike, including the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the ACHDNC. Both the March of Dimes and the aap have called for national newborn screening guidelines as well as federal funding to help states improve their programs and help affected families rece...
AAP in Biological Technology

MedImmune Presents Data at AAP National Conference & Exhibition Demonstrating Burden of RSV Disease

BOSTON, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MedImmune announced today it will present four abstracts at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2008 National Conference & Exhibition that add to the company's growing body of research into the prevention of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a le...

Ondine Announces Presentation of Positive Clinical Trial Results at the American Academy of Periodontology's 94th Annual Meeting

...t of Chronic Periodontitis" will be presented by Company representatives at the American Academy of Periodontology's (AAP) annual meeting. This year's aap meeting is being held at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle, Washington on September 6-9, 2008. "We are pleased to have the...

Preclinical Efficacy Data Demonstrate Ability of Tengion's Neo-Bladder Augment to Restore Bladder Function

...o spinal cord injuries." The purpose of the preclinical study described at aap was to examine the structural and functional aspects of bladder regeneratio...Bladder Augment. These data are outlined on a poster presented today at the aap National Conference and Exhibition in San Francisco, California. About the...

MedImmune to Present RSV Surveillance and Cost-Effectiveness Data at American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

...improve RSV prevention guidelines." MedImmune abstracts to be presented at aap include: -- Cost-Effectiveness of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Prophylaxis...ased on local RSV virology data. Additional information about the 2007 aap National Conference & Exhibition can be found at http://www.aap.org/nce/ ....
AAP in Biological Dictionary

Screening

...ducted an extensive review of current screening tools. ... Screening by itself does not provide a diagnosis, but is the first key step in ... • aap Screening Initiatives. • Newborn Metabolic/ Genetic " Developmental Screening ... Screening that targets the area of concern is indicated whenev...
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