The U.S. Food and Drug Administration alerted parents, caregivers and health care providers to the safety risks that jewelry used for relieving teething pain pose for children.
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In five-year-old children, the risk for overweight is almost twice as high if they at 12 months had consumed milk cereal drinks every day, a study in the journal Acta Paediatrica shows.
Infants aged younger than two months had higher rates of morbidity and death related to pertussis in the era of acellular vaccination, according to a study published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.
Researchers found that gently stroking a baby seems to reduce activity in the infant brain associated with painful experiences. Suggest that lightly brushing an infant at a certain speed of approximately 3 centimeters per second could provide effective pain relief before clinically necessary medical procedures.
Saint Louis University researchers are studying how fetal exposure to inflammation can alter immune responses after birth.
Standardizing feeding practices, including the timing for fortifying breast milk and formula with essential elements like zinc and protein, improves growth trends for the tiniest preterm infants, according to Children's research presented during the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) 2018 Scientific Symposium. The symposium is held in conjunction with the IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care.
Even when they are not actively feeding, infants are perpetually sucking on toys, pacifiers, their own fingers—whatever they can get ahold of. "Babies are constantly hand-to-mouth, B," said Emily Zimmerman, an assistant professor in Northeastern's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. "It's reflexive upon birth."
Researchers decipher mechanisms of tumor growth and regression. Peripheral nervous system tumors are one of the most common types of childhood tumors. While some of these tumors, known as neuroblastoma, disappear on their own without treatment, others will continue to grow even despite intensive treatment.
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine ITEM are working with partners to develop a system that would allow drugs to be administered as aerosols in an efficient and breath-triggered manner. This would shorten therapy duration, thereby easing the strain on little bodies.
Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is one of common infectious disease in children, which is responsible for high rate of hospital admission. More than 2 million 0 to 5 years old children die from pneumonia each year, accounting for almost 1 in 5 under-5 deaths in the world.
Despite Reduction in Twin Stillbirth Rates, There is No Change in Stillbirth Rates Involving Single Fetus
A leading expert in fetal medicine at the University of Birmingham has warned that there is 'little room for complacency' over a fall in twin stillbirth rates as the reason for this phenomenon is complex
A new study recently published in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology found that children experiencing stress who then interact with therapy dogs benefit from improved mood and reduced anxiety