Demo

2415 Articles Matching "children"

Obamacare tied to earlier cancer detection in young women

May 19, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provision allowing adult children to stay on their parents' health insurance policy until age 26, young women with gynecological cancers were diagnosed and treated sooner, researchers say....
Read more

Trileptal vs. Oxtellar

May 18, 2018 , RxList
Trileptal (oxcarbazepine) and Oxtellar (oxcarbazepine) are anticonvulsants, or antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), used to treat seizures in adults and children. Trileptal may be used in children who are at least 2 years old, while Oxtellar may be used in children who are age 6 and...
Read more

Why Americans are having fewer children

May 18, 2018 , CNN Health
US birthrates hit "another record low" in 2017, according to a report released Thursday by the National Center for Health Statistics....
Read more

OHSU, UCF Launch First US Clinical Trial Of 3D-Printed Prosthetics For Children

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The first US clinical trial of bionic arms for children produced on 3D printers is launching today thanks to researchers at OHSU in Portland, Oregon, and a nonprofit based at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Albert Chi, MD, associate professor of surgery in the OHSU School of Medicine,......
Read more

Blood Type Affects Severity Of Diarrhea Caused By E. Coli

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study shows that a kind of E. coli most associated with “travelers’ diarrhea” and children in underdeveloped areas of the world causes more severe disease in people with blood type A. The bacteria release a protein that latches onto intestinal cells in people with blood type A, but not blood ......
Read more
Banner Health Children

Study Finds Acetaminophen Helps Reduce Acute Kidney Injury Risk In Children Following Cardiac Surgery

May 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Children who underwent cardiac surgery were less likely to develop acute kidney injury if they had been treated with acetaminophen in the first 48 hours after their procedures, according to a Vanderbilt study just published in JAMA Pediatrics. The finding is significant because acute kidney injury ......
Read more

Dear kids, sorry for 'just checking' my phone

May 16, 2018 , CNN Health
Children, can you stop what you're doing and listen to me for a moment? ... Thank you....
Read more

Schoolbags not linked to back pain in children: study

May 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Schoolbag use doesn't appear to increase the risk of back pain in children and adolescents, according to an Australian review of previous studies....
Read more

How Can We Help Children With Brain Injuries Transition Back To School?

May 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Children with brain injuries face significant challenges when transitioning from hospital or home to school where they face issues such as lack of educator understanding and catching up with missed work. In the current issue of NeuroRehabilitation, leading researchers in the field of pediatric brain......
Read more

Hair-straightening products contain potentially toxic mix

May 15, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Hair products used primarily by black women and children contain a host of hazardous chemicals, a new study shows....
Read more

Multi-Drug Resistant Infections Rising In Children

May 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Antibiotic-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections, one of the most common hospital-acquired infections in children across the United States, are on the rise, according to results of a recent study published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. “Acinetobacter are bacter......
Read more
Demo

Air pollution during pregnancy tied to high blood pressure in kids

May 15, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who breathe polluted air during pregnancy may be more likely to have children who develop high blood pressure, a U.S. study suggests....
Read more

Cholesterol and Children

May 15, 2018 , eMedicine Health
High Cholesterol and...
Read more

U.S. kids' exposure to second-hand pot smoke may be rising

May 15, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A growing number of American parents are using marijuana when they still have children living at home, according to a new study that suggests cannabis may be complicating efforts to limit kids’ exposure to second-hand smoke....
Read more

Hypopituitarism in Children

May 15, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Hypopituitarism in...
Read more

'Our future children': Families speak after loss of frozen embryos in tank failure

May 13, 2018 , CNN Health
Kate Plants organized a memorial service Saturday near Cleveland to grieve for the eggs and embryos that she and hundreds of others lost in a tragic accident in March....
Read more

CHIP rescission proposal: Much ado about nothing or a threat?

May 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The White House proposal to rescind $5 billion in authorized funds from the Children's Health Insurance Program is raising hackles in Washington as budget experts and children's health advocates disagree over the...
Read more

FDA expands use of Novartis MS drug to pediatric patients

May 12, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday expanded the use of Novartis AG's relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) drug Gilenya to treat children and adolescents....
Read more

U.S. investigates bloodstream infections for link to heparin syringes

May 12, 2018 , Reuters
SHANGHAI/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Health agencies are investigating an outbreak of bloodstream infections in children from four U.S. states that may be linked to heparin and saline syringes made by Becton Dickinson and Co, the agencies told Reuters. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 14 cases of bloodstream infections in children caused by the same strain of the Serratia marcescens bacterium, the agency's lead investigator on the outbreak said in a telephone...
Read more

'60 Minutes' Was Right About Huge Drug Prices, But Wrong About The Villain

May 12, 2018 , Forbes
Last Sunday, CBS’ “60 Minutes” covered a budget crisis in the small town of Rockford, Ill., sparked by an unexpected increase in health coverage for town employees. The problem: a surprise new bill for $500,000, the price for a year’s supply of one drug for two...
Read more