August 14, 2018 New research published in the July edition of the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, has established a strong correlation between blood levels of omega-3s, especially docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), and better brain function in children two to six years old. The objective of this cross-sectional study was to investigate the relationship between whole-blood fatty […]Continue Reading ...
In an MRI scanner, the body is exposed to a very strong magnetic field. The protons in the body’s water molecules align themselves with the magnetic field. We then manipulate them to make them give off radio-frequency signals that are detected by the scanner and translated into a picture. To produce a clear picture, a […]Continue Reading ...
August 16, 2018 Seattle Children’s today announced the opening of its newest regional clinic, Seattle Children’s North Clinic, which will provide convenient access to pediatric specialty care services for families in north King, Snohomish, Whatcom and Skagit counties. The 37,000-square-foot clinic is located on Providence Regional Medical Center Everett’s Colby Campus at 1815 13th St. […]Continue Reading ...
August 14, 2018 Healthy vision is essential to a child’s success in the classroom. Some children may eventually require glasses. When might a child need glasses? There are signs that may indicate vision problems, but parents should be proactive in having children properly examined. The American Optometric Association (AOA) recommends that children receive an eye […]Continue Reading ...
(HealthDay)—If you want to keep your kids at a healthy weight, show them, don’t tell them. That’s the advice of one expert who says simple and easy steps are better than direct discussions about weight and health. “Food is powerful. It has the potential to heal and to cause sickness,” said dietitian Kara Shifler Bowers, […]Continue Reading ...
August 7, 2018 Children with allergies have a lower risk of developing complicated appendicitis, according to a new study from Lund University and Skåne University Hospital in Sweden. The findings, now published in JAMA Pediatrics, could pave the way for new diagnostic tools in the future. “In a study of all the children who underwent […]Continue Reading ...
August 8, 2018 Children in Canada who are battling neuroblastoma, a form of cancer, have been granted new hope toward a better prognosis and long-term survival. Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital’s consortium, known as Beat Childhood Cancer (BCC), announced today that through a partnership with The C17 Council, the organization’s first Canadian clinical trial site, Centre […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: Win Nondakowit/Fotolia Children of mothers with type 1 diabetes are at significantly higher risk of being overweight and of exhibiting insulin resistance. This was published by scientists from Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Technical University of Munich in the journal Diabetologia. Type 1 diabetes is the most common metabolic disorder in childhood. But what […]Continue Reading ...
MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 — Many children of mothers with evidence of confirmed or possible Zika virus infection during pregnancy do not undergo all recommended evaluations, according to a Vital Signs report published in the Aug. 10 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Marion E. Rice, […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: University of Nottingham Children and young people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at an increased risk of injury, a study at the University of Nottingham has found. The research, published in the journal Child: Care, Health & Development, shows that children with the developmental disorder are more likely to suffer a broken […]Continue Reading ...
August 13, 2018 Children fitted with epicardial pacemakers should be regularly screened to detect those at risk for coronary artery compression, recommend scientists in HeartRhythm The incidence of coronary artery compression in children fitted with epicardial pacemakers may be slightly more common than previously believed, say noted cardiologists. After reviewing patient records at Boston Children’s […]Continue Reading ...
August 13, 2018 A Kaiser Permanente study of more than 80,000 children born over a 4-year period showed that the prenatal Tdap vaccination (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) was not associated with increased risk of autism spectrum disorder in children. The study was published today in Pediatrics. “Infants are at the highest risk of hospitalization and […]Continue Reading ...
By Sally Robertson, BScAugust 7, 2018 The American Academy of Ophthalmology has provided evidence that they hope will arm parents with knowledge about the rising level of eye strain seen among children who spend too much time on computer screens. © Romrodphoto/Shutterstock.com It is hoped that the study will separate fact from fiction for parents, […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 — Only about half the parents of asthmatic preschoolers had the right knowledge and medicines on hand to treat their child’s breathing condition at home, a new study found. And one-third of those children had empty inhalers, the researchers reported. “The inability to treat asthma could lead to emergency department visits,” […]Continue Reading ...
Whereas caries in adults and adolescents is declining, studies in children under the age of 3 have shown that caries in this age group has hardly decreased: On average, about 14% of all 3-year-olds in Germany have caries in the primary dentition. Fluoride varnish effectively helps in the remineralization of the tooth surface and prevents […]Continue Reading ...
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