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Emergency departments for medicine

Young Child Goes To ED For Medicine

Hydrogen peroxide is a colorless, odorless liquid typically at household concentrations of 3% to 5%. It is a weak acid (PKA 11.75) and a strong oxidizer. At this strength, it is commonly using for wound irrigation, hair treatment, and other cosmetic purposes. Household-concentration peroxide is wide as safe; with the rare case of harm after…

Allergenic foods

Baby To Foods Early May Help Prevent Allergies

New parents worry about a lot of things, but the American Academy of Pediatrics; says one thing they can cross off that list is concern about giving high-allergy foods too early in life. In fact; the pediatric group says it’s likely better to introduce foods like peanut butter when kids are around 6 months of…

Newborns

Antibodies Also Found In Premature Babies

Even premature babies carry anti-viral antibodies transferred from the mother, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden report in a paper on maternal antibodies in newborns, published in the journal Nature Medicine. The results should change our approach to infection sensitivity in newborns. Antibodies are transferring from the mother’s blood to the fetus that gives the newborn…

Obese children

Temperament Of High-Risk Infants And Obesity

Children born to mothers with gestational diabetes and who easier to soothe as infants at a higher risk to become obese children. The study, “Association of Infant Temperament with Subsequent Obesity in Young Children of Mothers with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus,” a link among mothers with gestational diabetesmellitus and their children, who demonstrating what is known…

Infant mortality rate

Reduced Geographical Inequalities In Infant Mortality

The infant mortality rate (IMR); defined as the number of deaths under the age of 1 per 1000 live births; can as a key indicator of the environment in which babies are born; more broadly, can serve as a proxy for the health of a population. After years of steady improvement; the English IMR has…

Child's nose

Children's Noses Hold Clues To Serious Lung Infections

Respiratory tract infection (RTI) is the most common reason parents take children to consult in primary care worldwide; many of these children are prescribed antibiotics unnecessarily. The decision to seek medical advice is complex,2,3 as parents rely on their child’s physical expression of illness and their own interpretation of the symptoms. Clinicians also report consultations…

Autistic children

Using Robots In Autism Therapy For Children

Autistic children lack essential social and communication skills, and the type and severity of the symptoms experienced are wide-ranging. Because they have such diverse ways of expressing their emotions; it is difficult for therapists to gauge how engaged they are with the therapy. To track their progress, many therapists film their sessions and spend hours…

Sugar intake in children

Sugar Intake In European Children

The European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition has released new guidance for clinicians and parents on the recommended maximum intake of free sugar intake in children and adolescents; which shows that current sugar intakes are up to three times more than they should be in European countries. Free sugars are sugars that are…

Children

Guidelines Developing For Children Recovering From Concussion

New guidelines that reduce the amount of rest required for children recovering from a concussion have developed by CanChild. “For children, recovering from a concussion is like a snakes and ladders game; as there are times where they may have rapid improvement and climb through the steps more quickly; other times where returning symptoms mean…

Autism spectrum disorder

Majority Of Children With Autism

Research in the past several years shows that children can outgrow a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD); once considered a lifelong condition. In a new study, researchers at Albert Einstein have found that the vast majority of such children still have difficulties; that require therapeutic and educational support. “It’s certainly encouraging to confirm that…

Infant feeding

Link Between Childhood Obesity And Early Infant Feeding

New research from Western Sydney University suggests that infants in South Western Sydney introduced; to formula and solid foods within the first four months could twice as likely to suffer from childhood obesity. The study, published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; so tracked the health and weight of 346 infants…

Children

GARDP Join Forces To Deal With Drug-Resistant Infections In Children

The Global Antibiotic Research & Development Partnership (GARDP) and Penta; the pediatric infectious diseases research network have joined forces to tackle drug-resistant infections in children. The strategic collaboration aims to accelerate pediatric development of antibiotic treatments including clinical trials designed to meet regulatory requirements; and trials with a focus on public health interventions to inform…