The radio 'saved my little girl's life'
A large trial in Burkina Faso suggests listening to the radio could improve child health. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria:1.4 Million New HIV Infections Averted Among Children in Nigeria
[Daily Trust] Kaduna -Tremendous advances have been made in the fight against HIV/AIDS globally as about 1.4 million new HIV infections among children under 15 have been averted since 2010, an HIV/AIDS Specialist with UNICEF in Kaduna, Dr. Idris Baba, has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - August 14, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

SECRETS OF AN A-LIST BODY: This week, how to get  Jessica Alba’s toned calfs
Alba, 37, who gave birth to her third child earlier this year, revealed recently that she often gets up at 5.15am to fit in a workout. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Back-and-forth' conversations with young kids may aid brain development
(Reuters Health) - For decades, doctors have told parents to talk to kids as often as possible to help build speech and language skills. Now, a new study suggests that how parents talk to children may matter just as much as how much time they spend talking. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

WATCH: Young children talking back and forth with adults strengthens brain language region
Adults who hold back-and-forth conversations with young children rather than just talking to them may be helping to strengthen connections between the language regions of the children's brains. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Young children talking back and forth with adults strengthens brain language region
Dialogue with adults may lead to stronger pathways between two brain regions. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

AAP Provides Safety Precautions to Prevent Drowning
MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 -- Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for children aged 1 to 4 years, with most drownings happening in home swimming pools, according to a report published by the American Academy of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

MRI shows kids benefit from parental conversation
MRI brain scans of young children show that conversations with adults can create...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI shows the uniqueness of brain anatomy MRI ties high blood pressure to dementia risk MRI shows possible cause for attention woes after stroke MRI reveals effect of mild TBI on brain white matter MRI shows maternal depression meds affect babies' brains (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Kids who regularly talk to adults improve two areas of their brain
Children who talk to adults improve the language regions of their developing brain more quickly and get better language skills, according to new research by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (stock). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indiana mothers of cancer kids in chemical-ridden town speak out
Statistics show that Indiana's pediatric cancer rate in Johnson County is more than the national average and now tests show there are highly carcinogenic chemicals in the area. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart doctors recommend less screen time, sedentary behavior for kids
(Reuters Health) - When it comes to childhood obesity, sedentary behavior may be the most influential and controllable factor that parents can change, especially through managing screen time, according to a new American Heart Association Science Advisory. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Oxford study shows men make just as good carers as women
Researchers from the University of Oxford believe their findings are important due to people living longer and requiring greater levels of care, with people's children often not being available. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weak Grip May Signal Health Trouble Even in Kids
In a new study followed children from 4th grade through 5th grade, children with weak grips were over three times more likely to remain in poor health or to have declines in health than those with strong grips. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Self-esteem and national identification in times of Islamophopia: a study among Islamic school children in the Netherlands - Thijs J, Hornstra L, Charki FZ.
Despite strong debates about the role of Islamic education in Western societies, very little is known about the ways these schools can affect how Muslim children feel about these societies and themselves. This research examined how the self-esteem and nati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Depressive symptoms and error-related brain activity in CPS-referred children - Tabachnick AR, Valadez EA, Palmwood EN, Zajac L, Simons RF, Dozier M.
Early adversity such as maltreatment is associated with increased risk for psychopathology and atypical neurological development in children. The present study examined associations between depressive symptoms and error-related brain activity (the error-re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bullying victimization and depressive symptoms in adolescence: the moderating role of parent-child conflicts among boys and girls - Lahav-Kadmiel Z, Brunstein-Klomek A.
INTRODUCTION: The association between bullying victimization and depressive symptoms has been studied extensively over the years. Among the variables studied as having an impact on this association were different characteristics of the parent-child relatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Applying social cognitive theory to explore relational aggression across early adolescence: a within- and between-person analysis - Espelage DL, Merrin GJ, Hong JS, Resko SM.
In the past two decades, there has been a significant amount of research on children's relational aggression, which has been found to be associated with psychosocial problems. Longitudinal studies have examined changes in relational aggression during early... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Study: Tdap Vaccine Doesn't Boost Autism Risk
Children born to women who had a Tdap vaccination during pregnancy had no higher risk of autism than kids whose mothers were not vaccinated, a new study finds. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prenatal Tdap Vaccine Not Linked to Autism, Study Finds Prenatal Tdap Vaccine Not Linked to Autism, Study Finds
Prenatal tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis vaccination did not increase the risk of having a child with autism, according to a study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

North Yorkshire health visitors gain Unicef recognition
Health visitors in North Yorkshire have received international recognition for their care for parents and their children. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 13, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Children's hospital loses neonatal physicians group after relationship sours
A physicians group specializing in care for premature newborns is splitting from Children's Minnesota hospital in Minneapolis after a months-long dispute over control and at least one lawsuit.    The Star Tribune reports on the move by Minnesota Neonatal Physicians, whose doctors are leaving Children's for expanded neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) at Maple Grove Hospital and North Memorial Health in Robbinsdale. It's not clear just how many doctors Children's will lose after the split. The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mark Reilly Source Type: news

Indiana moms demand answers amid spate of kids' cancer cases
Recent testing shows toxic airborne contaminants in homes near former industrial site; state has previously said cases do not comprise a cancer cluster (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neurodevelopmental Anomalies, Birth Defects Linked to Zika ID'd
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.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Eye Examination Can Help Detect Abuse in Children
MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 -- Eye examination is helpful for detecting abnormalities that could indicate abuse in children, according to a clinical report published in the August issue of Pediatrics. Cindy W. Christian, M.D., from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Obesity during pregnancy increases risk of psychiatric disorders in children
Obese, pregnant women with diabetes are more likely to have children with psychiatric disorders, such as ADHD or autism, according to a study published inPediatrics.Reuters (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Fertility treatments may increase autism risk
According to research, published by the University of Haifa in Israel, progesterone therapy, when used as a fertility treatment, increases the risk of having an autistic child.Tribune (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Prenatal Tdap Vax Not Linked with Increased Risk of Autism in Kids
(MedPage Today) -- Study found no increased risk in kids with vaccinated versus unvaccinated mothers (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Promoting HPV Vaccine Doesn't Prompt Risky Sex by Teens: Study
MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 -- Controversial state laws that promote vaccinating kids against the human papillomavirus (HPV) do not increase the likelihood that teens will engage in risky sexual behavior, a new study contends. " Parents and caregivers, as... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Rude Coworkers, Stricter Moms?
MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 -- Women who experience rudeness and other incivilities at work are likely to be stricter with their own kids, a new study claims. Canadian researchers conducted an online survey of 146 working mothers and their spouses. The... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

A Weak Grip May Signal Future Health Trouble -- Even in Kids
MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 -- Weak grip strength in children may point to a higher risk of such health problems as diabetes and heart disease, new research suggests. In a new study that followed children from 4th grade through 5th grade, a grip-strength... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

No Link Between Tdap Vaccine, Autism: Study
MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 -- Children born to women who got the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy have no greater risk of autism than other kids, a new study finds. The Tdap vaccine protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, which is better known... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The Egg Whisperer Is On A Crusade To Make People Aware Of Fertility Issues And Solutions
With many choosing to have children later in life, Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh is on a mission to share awareness of fertility issues -- and potential solutions. Known to her clients as The Egg Whisperer, she educates and helps people preserve their fertility so they can have the families they desire. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: MeiMei Fox, Contributor Source Type: news

Personal Health: An Underappreciated Key to College Success: Sleep
Many college-bound kids start out with dreadful sleep habits that are likely to get worse once the rigorous demands of college courses and competing social and athletic activities kick in. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Sleep Colleges and Universities Tests and Examinations Anxiety and Stress Biorhythms Mental Health and Disorders Source Type: news

The Checkup: How to Minimize Repetitive Stress Injuries From Carrying a Baby
The early months as a baby grows can be hard on a parent ’ s muscles, because none of that “ weight lifting ” is guided by the strengthening — or the safety — of the parent. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PERRI KLASS, M.D. Tags: Pregnancy and Childbirth Babies and Infants Baby Carriages, Strollers and Carriers Child Car Seats Muscles Parenting Exercise Weight Lifting Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Council Water Deemed Unsafe
[The Herald] The Ministry of Health and Child Care has condemned Gweru City Council water as unsafe for drinking amid reports more people continue succumbing to typhoid following an outbreak of the disease in Gweru City. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 13, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Global Aid Programs Shortchange Teen Health Needs: Study
Title: Global Aid Programs Shortchange Teen Health Needs: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/13/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - August 13, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

No Link Between Tdap Vaccine, Autism: Study
Title: No Link Between Tdap Vaccine, Autism: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/13/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - August 13, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

A Weak Grip May Signal Future Health Trouble -- Even in Kids
Title: A Weak Grip May Signal Future Health Trouble -- Even in KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/13/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - August 13, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Children and Women with Disabilities, More Likely to Face Discrimination
This article is part of a series of stories on Disability inclusion.The post Children and Women with Disabilities, More Likely to Face Discrimination appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Carmen Arroyo and Emily Thampoe Tags: Development & Aid Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Disability rights Source Type: news

Don ’t be in any doubt – ADHD is an illness and it must be treated | Ann Robinson
Britain is right to take a more cautious approach than the US, but we should be prepared to fund a range of treatmentsImagine a neurological condition that affects one in 20 under-18s. It starts early, causes significant distress and pain to the child, damages families and limits the chances of leading a fulfilled life as an adult. One in 20 children are affected but only half of these will get a diagnosis and a fifth will receive treatment. If those stats related to a familiar and well-understood illness, such as asthma, there would be little debate about the need to improve intervention rates. But this is attention ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 13, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ann Robinson Tags: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Children NHS Health Medical research Society Science Source Type: news

Higher omega-3 index associated with better brain function in children
(Wright On Marketing& Communications) 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. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Amish nemaline myopathy natural history study finds promise for gene therapy treatment
(Clinic for Special Children) A new comprehensive natural history study about Amish nemaline myopathy (ANM) in the Old Order Amish population focuses on the promise of gene therapy for this lethal disorder. Amish nemaline myopathy (ANM) is an infantile-onset muscle disease linked to a mutation of the TNNT1 gene. The study summarizes genealogical records, clinical data, and molecular reports of one hundred and six ANM patients born between 1923 and 2017 and was led by researchers from the Clinic for Special Children in Strasburg, Pa. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Grip strength of children gives clues about their future health
(Baylor University) Adolescents with a strong hand grip -- an indicator of overall muscle strength -- have better odds of being healthy over time, according to a two-year study of 368 elementary school children. The findings give insights to identify youngsters at future risk for developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How birds learn
(ETH Zurich) Songbirds can acquire new abilities both through observation and through trial and error. However, skills acquired with the latter method are more easily adapted to new situations, as scientists at ETH and the University of Zurich have been able to demonstrate. The researchers also see parallels to how children learn. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study finds Tdap vaccination for pregnant women does not increase risk of autism
(Kaiser Permanente) 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. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The danger of coronary artery compression in children is more common than we think
(Elsevier) 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 Hospital, they advocate for stricter monitoring to identify patients at risk and prevent complications. Their recommendations are published as a featured article in the journal HeartRhythm, the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society and the Cardiac Electrophysiology Society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

JIA: Can Biologics Be Stopped?
(MedPage Today) -- Currently, most children flare after treatment withdrawal (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - August 13, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

The world's most DANGEROUS pediatrician still practicing medicine in Philadelphia says he can safely inject 5 liters of vaccines into children
(Natural News) Repeatedly asked to explain why a deadly foreign pig virus called circovirus remains part of the formula for the “RotaTeq” Rotavirus oral vaccine, Dr. Paul Offit, of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, has no valid explanation. Offit, the most widely quoted apologist for the toxic jab industry today, recommends the rotavirus vaccine for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Attempted massacre of children HALTED by citizen with a gun
(Natural News) March for Our Lives and other leftist anti-gun propaganda organizations routinely obfuscate the facts concerning firearm-associated crimes, perpetuating the lie that guns are always dangerous whenever they’re in the hands of ordinary citizens. But the fact of the matter is that guns save lives, too. This was evidenced once again by a recent... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicide risk and influencing factors among left-behind children in rural areas of Jiangsu province - Lu R, Peng X, Wu Q.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence and influential factors of suicide risk among left-behind children in the rural areas of Jiangsu province. METHODS Positive and Negative Suicide Ideation(PANSI) and Suicide Attitude Questionnaire(QSA) were ad... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news