News tagged with malnourished children
A mother's milk bank catering to needy infants free of cost has been set up in northwestern India as part of a drive to save the lives of vulnerable children, officials said Monday.
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study by researchers at the Center for Modeling Immunity to Enteric Pathogens at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute provides novel insight into how an emerging strain of the diarrhea-ca ...
Medical research Mar 28, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A large randomized controlled study is among the first to rigorously demonstrate that health information technology can improve compliance with patient care guidelines by clinicians in resource-limited countries. The study ...
Pediatrics Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study of young twins in Malawi, in sub-Saharan Africa, finds that bacteria living in the intestine are an underlying cause of a form of severe acute childhood malnutrition.
Medical research Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Severely malnourished children are far more likely to recover and survive when given antibiotics along with a therapeutic peanut-based food than children who are simply treated with the therapeutic food alone, researchers ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—On the day of their son's surgery, the family woke before dawn. They saddled their horses and set out across the 12-mile-long carpet of sand to the nearest town, where they hoped the reputed doctor ...
Health Dec 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have discovered unexpectedly large genetic differences between two similar species of the pathogenic Cryptosporidium parasite.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
At least 430 people, mainly children, have died from an outbreak of encephalitis in a deeply neglected region of the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Saturday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0