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For individuals with agonizing pain, it is a cruel blow when the gold-standard medication actually causes more pain. Adults and children whose pain gets worse when treated with morphine may be closer to a solution, based ...
Neuroscience Jan 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Parental hopes of a "miraculous intervention," prompted by deeply held religious beliefs, are leading to very sick children being subjected to futile care and needless suffering, suggests a small study in the Journal of Me ...
Health Aug 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 9
Oral zinc treatments may shorten the duration of symptoms of the common cold in adults, although adverse effects are common, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Medications May 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of Toronto and the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) are paving the way towards individualized medicine for patients with cystic fibrosis.
Medical research Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Children at risk for eating disorders on average have a higher IQ and better working memory but have poorer attentional control, according to researchers at the UCL Institute of Child Health ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Many child care providers have rules that exclude sick children from care, spurring anxious moments for millions of working parents. In a new University of Michigan poll, one-third of parents of young children report they ...
Health Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Parent behavior training is an effective and well-studied intervention for preschoolers at risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new review shows.
Attention deficit disorders Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
For the first time, teams that care for children needing heart surgery have been able to review their short-term success rate better across all the different operations they perform.
Cardiology Apr 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University Department of Neurology at the MedUni Vienna have identified a gene behind an epilepsy syndrome, which could also play an important role in other idiopathic (genetically caused) ...
Neuroscience Apr 17, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1