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
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.
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...
Toddlers in Medical Technology
Toddlers in Medical Dictionary
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Toddlers in Biological News
Prenatal Stress Keeps Infants, Toddlers up at Night, Study Says
Anxious or depressed mothers-to-be are at increased risk of having children who will experience sleep problems in infancy and toddlerhood, finds a study that published this month in Early Human Development.
While this finding presents itself as important news to tired new moms and dads f...
Autism Speaks funds $5 million to studies on genetic and environmental risk factors for autism
...from Autism Speaks allows us to undertake an unprecedented study of the genetic underpinnings of early behaviors as they become evident in infants and toddlers
with autism and will allow us to study the genetic basis for early changes in brain volume and neural circuitry concurrent with the emergence of autis...
Baby talk: The roots of the early vocabulary in infants' learning from speech
...g children know about words and the forms of words while children have only just begun to talk? One method takes advantage of the fact that even young toddlers
like to look at images or objects that we name. In these experiments, the children's eye movements are tracked while they are looking at two objects (...
2 years old -- a childhood obesity tipping point?
... last decade, childhood obesity has grown into an epidemic, reflected in soaring rates of type 2 diabetes and recommendations that pediatricians check toddlers
for elevated cholesterol.
What hasn't been as clear is how early to intervene.
A study presented at a pediatric research program on Friday sugge...
Chemicals used as fire retardants could be harmful, UC-Riverside researchers say
...emory, and for regulating the release of hormones in the body.
Long-term exposures to PBDEs may pose a human health risk, especially to infants and toddlers
who are more likely to ingest household dust or acquire these chemicals through mothers milk, said Margarita Curras-Collazo, an associate professor of...
Penguins waddle but they don't fall down, UH researchers say
...that learning about the penguin's distinctive waddle will help those with walking challenges, such as the elderly, those with leg or foot injuries and toddlers
learning to walk. The research findings could even allow the development of more mobile robots.
His study on walking stability features dozens of ...
Old drug, new tricks: Prospects for slashing the impact of malaria
...a few days, it appears to enable the immune system to re-energize and more successfully combat any subsequent malarial infection. We suspect that many toddlers
who seem reasonably healthy might actually have low level malarial infections that are eliminated by Fansidar, allowing the immune system to develop t...
Toddlers in Biological Technology