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Childhood obesity is on the rise in China, and children and parents there tend to underestimate body weight, according to Penn State health policy researchers.
Overweight and Obesity Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pregnant women who are overweight or obese can encounter a host of health complications. The added weight also appears to affect how their children grow and develop, at least initially.
Pediatrics Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In 2010, 59% of the U.S. population used internet searches for health information, and parents searching for information regarding their children were among the top users. In 2011, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) ...
Pediatrics Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Because whooping cough (pertussis) is almost as contagious as measles (affecting ~12-17 individuals with each case), clinicians are required to report cases of this bacterial respiratory tract infection to the state's department ...
Pediatrics Jul 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Children who are solely breast-fed in the first six months of life are at increased risk of developing a nut allergy, new research showed Thursday.
Pediatrics Jul 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Loyola University Medical Center surgeons have successfully removed an extremely rare pancreatic tumor from a patient who was only 9 years old.
Surgery Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Pediatric patients diagnosed with an invasive cutaneous melanoma have nearly double the relative risk of developing a subsequent primary melanoma, compared with adults, according to a study ...
Cancer Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Outcomes for children with brain injury acquired during childhood are difficult to predict and vary significantly, states an analysis of evidence on the topic published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Pediatrics Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For children with Hodgkin's lymphoma who respond to chemotherapy, treatment with low-dose involved-field radiation therapy (IFRT) improves event-free survival (EFS), but has no significant impact ...
Cancer May 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children who are overweight or obese -- particularly older, non-Hispanic white girls -- are more likely to have a neurological disorder known as idiopathic intracranial hypertension, a rare condition that can result in blindness, ...
Pediatrics May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Half the nation's overweight teens have unhealthy blood pressure, cholesterol or blood sugar levels that put them at risk for future heart attacks and other cardiac problems, new federal research says.
Pediatrics May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The real issue with breast-feeding is this: Too few infants who could really benefit from it are getting mom's milk.
Pediatrics May 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay) -- In children and adolescents with brain tumors treated with proton radiation, health-related quality of life (HRQoL) scores are affected by both disease type and treatment, with assessments made ...
Cancer May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pediatric surgeons can lower health care costs if they remove a young patient's perforated appendix sooner rather than later, according to new study results published in the April issue of the Journal of the American College of ...
Surgery Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children who develop asthma by age seven have deficits in lung function and increased bronchial responsiveness as neonates, a new study from researchers in Denmark suggests.
Inflammatory disorders Mar 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0