Child abuse victimization among transgender and gender nonconforming people: a systematic review - Tobin V, Delaney KR.
PURPOSE: Conduct a systematic review of abuse of transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) people in childhood. DESIGN AND METHODS: Scopus, PubMed, PsychInfo databases were searched. Articles included in final analysis were those with respondents who rep... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Behavioral, emotional, and social well-being in children who stutter: evidence from the National Health Interview Survey - Briley PM, O ’Brien K, Ellis C.
The objective of this study was to explore behavioral, emotional and social well-being among... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

An exploratory model for the non-fatal drowning risks in children in Guangdong, China - Xu H, Zhu X, Zhou Z, Xu Y, Zhu Y, Lin L, Huang J, Meng R.
BACKGROUND: Drowning is a leading cause of accidental death in children under 14  years of age in Guangdong, China. We developed a statistical model to classify the risk of drowning among children based on the risk factors. METHODS: A multiple-sta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

CBD Gel Promising for Fragile X Syndrome CBD Gel Promising for Fragile X Syndrome
A clear transdermal cannabidiol (CBD) gel improved emotional and behavioral symptoms in children and adolescents with fragile X syndrome and was well tolerated in a phase 2 study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - May 21, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Polio - Ogun to Immunise 1.2 Million Children
[Daily Trust] The Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr Babatunde Ipaye, says about 1.2 million children under the age of five are expected to be immunise during the ongoing Outbreak Response (OBR) campaign. He spoke yesterday while monitoring the OBR campaign against the circulating vaccination derived polio virus in the southwest,t at Imoba Community in Ifo Local Government Area of the st. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mozambique: Thousand of Minors Vaccinated Against Killer Diseases
[CAJ News] Maputo -GLOBAL authorities have vaccinated hundreds of thousands of children affected by successive cyclones in Mozambique. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

At children's hospital, it's fine to clown around - in fact, it's a big part of healing
The therapeutic clown program at The Hospital For Sick Children has helped thousands of youngsters who need a friend - and a smile. While Jamie Sneddon says it's one of the best jobs in the world, it's far from easy. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

What little kids need to know about sex
I live in the Bay Area, where, according to my very unscientific estimate, approximately 8 out of 10 parents self-identify as enlightened. These are the moms and dads who broach thorny topics like race, poverty and sexism with their young children, undeterred by their complexity and high stakes. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How does chemo during pregnancy affect child development?
Chemotherapy performed on women during pregnancy could adversely affect long-term...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI brain scans show benefits of prenatal folic acid Fetal MRI can spot early brain abnormality MRI shows maternal depression meds affect babies' brains MRI links blood flow to brain development in preterm babies MRI scans during 1st trimester of pregnancy are safe (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 21, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks on schools
Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine ’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, as the agency warned of an “alarming” increase in attacks on schools during the first four months of 2019. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - May 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tenacity, passion, grit: This CEO's goal is to provide services to more children with autism
Despite being a first-time CEO, Rohwedder has tackled challenges with a positive, creative mindset and the ability to get her teams to collaborate around cutting-edge programs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 21, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anjali Fluker Source Type: news

Tenacity, passion, grit: This CEO's goal is to provide services to more children with autism
Despite being a first-time CEO, Rohwedder has tackled challenges with a positive, creative mindset and the ability to get her teams to collaborate around cutting-edge programs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 21, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Anjali Fluker Source Type: news

Care system for mental health patients needs overhaul
DHSC announces measures to improve care for people with autism and learning disabilities Related items fromOnMedica Screen time - a moral panic for the 21st century? Experts urge radical action on mental health crises Child mental health services at breaking point We are ‘sitting on a young people’s health time bomb’ GPs welcome advice on child screen time (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 21, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Long-term Data Reveal Health Fallout for Children of 9/11 Long-term Data Reveal Health Fallout for Children of 9/11
Children who were directly exposed experience separation anxiety, panic disorder, marijuana use and other psychiatric and physical conditions compared to unexposed children.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - May 20, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Usefulness of a novel system for feedback of patient reported outcome measures in children recovering from burns - Riobueno-Naylor A, Romo S, Kazis L, Wang S, Lydon M, Nelson J, Fowler L, Drexler A, Kogosov A, Haile H, Ryan CM, Chang P, Warner P, Palmieri TL, Lee AF, Stoddard F, Murphy JM, Sheridan RL.
This study e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Scaling up housing services within the child welfare system: policy insights from simulation modeling - Fowler PJ, Marcal KE, Chung S, Brown DS, Jonson-Reid M, Hovmand PS.
OBJECTIVES: Housing insecurity and homelessness contribute to risk of maltreatment among one in five of the nearly 3.5 million children annually investigated for maltreatment in the United States. The Family Unification Program (FUP)-a federal initiative-c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Reliability and validity of the Japan Ijime Scale and estimated prevalence of bullying among 4th through 9th graders: a large-scale school-based survey - Osuka Y, Nishimura T, Wakuta M, Takei N, Tsuchiya KJ.
AIM: The present study aimed at developing a novel scale, the Japan Ijime Scale (JaIS), to measure bullying in Japan with substantial reliability and validity, with which we estimated the prevalence of bullying among children and adolescents of school age.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prevalence and factors associated with major depressive disorder in children and adolescents at the Uganda Cancer Institute - Akimana B, Abbo C, Balagadde-Kambugu J, Nakimuli-Mpungu E.
BACKGROUND: The prevalence and factors associated with major depressive disorder (MDD) among adults with cancer have been documented in the scientific literature. However, this data is limited among children and adolescents with cancer; especially in low r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Predictive factors for changes in quality of life among children and adolescents in youth welfare institutions - Gander T, Boonmann C, Fegert JM, K ölch M, Schmeck K, Di Gallo A, Dölitzsch C, Schmid M.
PURPOSE: Children and adolescents living in youth welfare institutions often have a below average quality of life (QoL), for reasons that include developmental difficulties, history of traumatic experiences, and mental disorders. Youth welfare measures are... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Parenting styles and aggression among young adolescents: a systematic review of literature - Masud H, Ahmad MS, Cho KW, Fakhr Z.
There is ample research on aggression amongst children and adolescents that highlights several antecedents of aggression. While researchers have remarked on the relationship between parenting styles and aggression in children, there are few studies that in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Putting Your Child to Sleep in a Car Seat is Risky
The deaths fall under the umbrella of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and accidental suffocation and/or strangulation in bed. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Children Eating Less Seafood
U.S. government advisories on possible fish contamination may have "pushed people away from eating fish in general and canned tuna in particular," according to the report authors. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Judge: Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm
A judge has cleared the way for the parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident to use his frozen sperm to produce a child (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New Report: Mali Offers a Model Approach to Fistula Care in West Africa
May 20, 2019A new report byIntraHealth International describes the systems, practices, and partnerships that have led to Mali ’s remarkable success in addressing obstetric fistula among women and girls, even in the hardest-to-reach parts of the country.10 Years of Obstetric Fistula Care in Mali: A Case Study of Multisectoral, Holistic Treatment for Women and Girls comes on the heels of the Malian government ’sannouncement in March of major reforms in the country ’s health sector. By 2022, President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta said, health services will be free for all pregnant women and children under 5, ...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Mali Capacity Building for Fistula Treatment and Prevention in Mali (Fistula Mali) Obstetric Fistula Community Engagement Human Resources Management Leadership and Governance Policy & Advocacy International Day to End Fistula Gender Eq Source Type: news

Book Review: Birth of a New Brain: Healing from Postpartum Bipolar Disorder
“I was caught in a whirl of racing, obsessive thoughts, which is how many people describe their bouts of mania. Instead of noticing my baby girl’s sweet scent or feeling her rose-petal soft skin, all I could think was, I must write this idea down, and this, and this…,” writes Dyane Harwood. In her new book, Birth of a New Brain: Healing from Postpartum Bipolar Disorder, Harwood offers an unfiltered, unedited and heart-wrenching journey through postpartum bipolar disorder and reminds us all that, even in the seemingly worst circumstances, hope can remain. Harwood’s story begins in the delivery...
Source: Psych Central - May 20, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claire Nana Tags: Bipolar Book Reviews Disorders Family General Medications Memory and Perception Motivation and Inspiration Personal Stories Postpartum Depression Psychological Assessment Psychology Stigma Stress Suicide Treatment Women's I Source Type: news

Swallowed Button Batteries Must be Removed: Study
Whenever a child swallows a battery -- or might have swallowed one -- parents should get to the hospital right away. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 ways female genital mutilation undermines the health of women and girls
UNITED NATIONS, New York –“I have met many women who have suffered tremendously during labour,” said Dr. Kenza Aden, a general practitioner in Djibouti. This is because most of her patients – like about 78 per cent of girls and women aged 15-49 in Djibouti – have undergonefemale genital mutilation (FGM).  “I’ve even seen women bleeding to death,” she continued. “And that’s why I’m scared of getting married and having children.”  (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - May 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: grojec Source Type: news

Pediatricians Warn Infant Car Seats Should Only Be Used for Travel
BOSTON (CBS) — Every year, several hundred babies die in sitting devices like car seats and strollers. A new study in the journal Pediatrics found many of those deaths occur when babies are left to sleep in car seats unsupervised, outside of the car. Researchers studied almost 12,000 infant sleep-related deaths and they found about 3 percent occurred in sitting devices.  Almost two-thirds of those in car seats, about one-third in bouncers and swings, and 2 percent in strollers. More than half of the deaths in sitting devices occurred in the child’s home and were more likely to occur while the baby was...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Car Seats Dr. Mallika Marshall Parenting Source Type: news

Is vegan diet healthy for kids? Belgian doctors say no
Belgium's Royal Academy of Medicine recommended last week that children, teens, pregnant women and nursing mothers do not follow a vegan diet. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US kids aren't eating enough seafood, study says; here's how to add more
The humble tuna sandwich, once a lunchbox staple, is making less frequent appearances in school cafeterias across the nation. American children are eating relatively little fish and shellfish in comparison to meat, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pushy bonobo mothers help sons find sexual partners, scientists find
High-ranking mothers lead sons to groups of females and keep guard while they mateTheir mothers are so keen for them to father children that they usher them in front of promising partners, shield them from violent competitors and dash the chances of other males by charging them while they are at it.For a bonobo mother, it is all part of the parenting day, and analysis finds the hard work pays off. Males of the species that live with their mothers are three times more likely to father offspring than those whose mothers are absent.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 20, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Animal behaviour Animals Primatology Science World news Biology Source Type: news

FDNY Unveils EMS Week 2019 Poster
NEW YORK - Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro unveiled FDNY’s poster for National EMS Week on Thursday, May 16th at at FDNY Headquarters – 9 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn in celebration of national EMS Week, which began on Sunday, May 21. This year’s FDNY-developed poster’s theme is “EMS Strong: Beyond the Call.” The poster features EMT Ellis Olive, a 35-year-veteran of EMS, and EMT Mary Vanicky, a 31-year veteran of EMS, pictured treating an injured child in a playground. In 2018, FDNY responded to more than 1.5 million medical emergencies, and more than 1.8 million emergencies overall. The...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 20, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: EMS Week News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

US Kids Aren ’ t Eating Enough Seafood, Study Says
(CNN) — The humble tuna sandwich, once a lunchbox staple, is making less frequent appearances in school cafeterias across the nation. American children are eating relatively little fish and shellfish in comparison to meat, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The report, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, explores both the health benefits and the risks associated with eating what once swam in the sea while informing parents of the safest, most sustainable choices for their children. “Seafood consumption by children has declined every year since 2007 to levels not seen sinc...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Seafood Source Type: news

Should Parents Use Their Deceased Child's Sperm to Create a Baby? Should Parents Use Their Deceased Child's Sperm to Create a Baby?
What are the ethical implications of using sperm from a beloved son after a fatal accident? Dr Art Caplan weighs in.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Mesothelioma Clinical Trial Exploring Family Predisposition
The National Cancer Institute has opened a clinical trial using mesothelioma patients and their family members to explore predisposition to the cancer and potential solutions to negating it. The trial is a follow up to an earlier study of a genetic mutation that creates susceptibility to various cancers but a longer-than-normal survival with platinum-based chemotherapy treatment. “This is an important, long-term study that could have implications not only for a patient, but for family members, too,” Dr. Raffit Hassan, NCI senior investigator told The Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com. “Progress can be m...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 20, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Online GP service suspends appointments for children
An online GP consultation service has suspended all appointments for under-18s. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 20, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

AHA News: Stress From Work, Home Can Harm Women's Hearts
MONDAY, May 20, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Even with supportive spouses, many women still find themselves helping the kids with homework and cleaning up household messes, often while scrambling to make dinner after a 10-hour workday... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Putting Your Child to Sleep in a Car Seat Can Be Deadly
MONDAY, May 20, 2019 -- A car seat is the safest place for an infant while traveling in a car. But putting your baby to sleep in a portable car seat at home can be deadly, a new study warns. Over a decade, nearly 12,000 babies in the United States... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

TV Not a Good Sleep Aid for Young Kids
MONDAY, May 20, 2019 -- Many parents think that watching TV helps their young children fall asleep, but new research finds the opposite is true. Researchers looked at 470 children aged 3 to 5 in Massachusetts and found that those who watched less... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Homemade sunscreen is a recipe for burns
A study by the Nationwide Children's Hospital in Ohio found 68 per cent of DIY sunscreens on Pinterest offer poor UV protection, with many being made up of essential oils, shea butter and coconut oil. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

St. Jude gets $34M to study flu virus
St. Jude Children ’s Research Hospital was founded to fight cancer but is also among the global leaders in influenza research. A person’s lifelong response to the flu may be determined early in life, and a new effort led St. Jude aims to understand that process. And, that research may eventually help create a u niversal flu vaccine. “There is evidence that the very first flu virus encountered — whether as an infection or vaccination — ‘imprints’ on the developing immune system and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 20, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

Judge seals entire case involving two anti-Trump school shooters while Covington Catholic kids were savaged in public by the media and Democrats
(Natural News) There seems to be no shortage of maniacal Leftists in America these days as our political, cultural, and social divides widen far past the point of reconciliation. This was in evidence again recently when a Leftist judge in Colorado placed a case under seal involving two anti-Trump students — one of whom is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Transgenderism results in the DEATH of a baby because medical records listed the mother as "male" to appease the LGBT thought police
(Natural News) A 32-year-old woman who thinks she’s a “man” recently gave birth to a dead child – a dead child who would have lived, by the way, had its deranged, mentally-ill mother correctly indicated her natural biology upon being admitted to the hospital. Reports indicate that this brain-damaged adult patient, who self-identifies as a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Roche's personalised medicine entrectinib shrank tumours harbouring NTRK, ROS1 or ALK gene fusions in children and adolescents
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced positive data from the Phase I/II STARTRK-NG study, evaluating the investigational medicine entrectinib in children and adolescents with recurrent or refractory solid tumours with and without neurotrophic tyrosine receptor kinase (NTRK), ROS1 or anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) gene fusions. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - May 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Roche Business and Industry Source Type: news

1 in 5 Kids Don't Strap on Helmets Before Biking
MONDAY, May 20, 2019 -- Many American kids don't don helmets when biking, skateboarding and riding scooters, a troubling new poll finds. Among more than 1,300 parents surveyed, 18% said their kids never wear helmets while biking, 58% said their... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The Checkup: Is ‘ Digital Addiction ’ a Real Threat to Kids?
Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PERRI KLASS, M.D. Tags: Addiction (Psychology) Mental Health and Disorders Smartphones Parenting Computers and the Internet Depression (Mental) Children and Childhood Teenagers and Adolescence Source Type: news

Outdoor walking meetings boost your mental and physical health
Go outside and get some fresh air! It's something our parents told us to do as kids, and it could be just what the doctor ordered for a workforce that spends most of the day sitting and staring at screens. One way to do it: Get out of that stuffy fluorescent-lit conference room, get on your feet, and take that work meeting into the great outdoors. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana: Maamobi General Hospital Mother, Child Centre Project Begins
[Ghanaian Times] A four-million dollar 70-bed capacity Mother and Child Centre is being constructed at the Maamobi General Hospital, in the Ayawaso Municipality, to enhance quality health care delivery. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 20, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

1 in 5 Kids Don't Strap on Helmets Before Biking
Title: 1 in 5 Kids Don't Strap on Helmets Before BikingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - May 20, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Swallowed Batteries Should Be Removed to Avoid Stomach Damage: Study
Title: Swallowed Batteries Should Be Removed to Avoid Stomach Damage: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/20/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - May 20, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news