News tagged with childhood illness
Two multinational drugmakers are teaming up with top global health groups to protect millions of girls in the world's poorest countries from deadly cervical cancer.
Medications May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Making headway against a major public health threat, Dartmouth College researchers have invented the first ever secondhand tobacco smoke sensor that records data in real time, a new study in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Re ...
Health Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A program to administer asthma medication each day to urban children with asthma reduces symptoms and is cost-effective, according to research published online Feb. 11 in Pediatrics.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A review of the available evidence underscores the safety of the federal childhood immunization schedule, according to a report released today by the Institute of Medicine. University of Michigan population ecologist Pejman ...
Health Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Globally, health advances present most people with a devastating irony: avoid premature death but live longer and sicker.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People who sometimes went hungry as children had slower cognitive decline once they were elderly than people who always had enough food to eat, according to a new study published in the December 11, 2012, print issue of Neurology, the me ...
Neuroscience Dec 10, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Hand, foot and mouth disease outbreak questions answered by Loyola pediatric infectious disease specialist
(Medical Xpress) -- A mysterious disease that has killed nearly 60 children in Cambodia has been identified by the World Health Organization as enterovirus 71. This virus is one among a family of viruses that causes a variety of il ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) A deadly form of a common childhood illness has been linked to the mysterious child deaths in Cambodia that sparked alarm after a cause could not immediately be determined, health officials said ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
For more than three decades, researchers have warned of the potential health risks associated with exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), especially among children whose parents smoke. Now a new study conducted by ...
Health May 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists and doctors from the University of Sheffield are developing two novel devices that could lead to the improved prediction of premature births.
Health Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Dr Hannah Newton, an historian of science with an interest in how previous generations coped with childhood illness, digs up some 17th century tips for making medicine taste better and finds evidence for common ...
Health Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The rotovirus vaccine was pulled from the marketplace in 1999 after being associated with painful gastrointestinal complications, however, the updated rotavirus vaccines do not appear to increase the occurrence of these potentially ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- Vietnam says an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease has killed 156 people, mostly children, and sickened more than 96,000 through late November.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children who are overweight or obese are more likely to be victimised by bullying when compared to children who are not overweight.
Health Jul 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0