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Articles on Children's Health deal with physical, emotional, and social health of infants, children and young people.

Children's Health Articles

Steroids reduce heart damage risk in children with Kawasaki's disease
When added to standard treatment, steroids significantly reduce the odds of developing heart damage in children with Kawasaki's disease

Date: 22 Feb 2008, Rating: 1.00

Researchers find that screening children for heart disease risk helps to identify parents at risk
Screening children could lead to interventions to reduce risk of disease

Date: 22 Feb 2008, Rating: not rated

Blocking effects of viral infections may prevent asthma in young children
Babies who get severe respiratory viral infections are much more likely to suffer from asthma as they get older.

Date: 22 Feb 2008, Rating: 5.00

The AAP Practice Parameter on Urinary Tract Infections in Febrile Infants and Young Children
The Committee on Quality Improvement of the American Academy of Pediatrics developed an evidence-based practice parameter on the diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of the initial urinary tract infection in febrile infants and young children

Date: 18 Aug 2007, Rating: 1.00, 10 pages

Histopathological diagnosis of intra- and extrahepatic neonatal cholestasis
The histopathology of the liver is fundamental for the differential diagnosis between intra- and extrahepatic causes of neonatal cholestasis.

Date: 18 Aug 2007, Rating: not rated, 8 pages

Bupivacaine versus lidocaine analgesia for neonatal circumcision
In the current study, the authors evaluated the duration of the long-term analgesic effect of bupivacaine in infants undergoing neonatal circumcision.

Date: 18 Aug 2007, Rating: 8.00, 7 pages

Pediatrics study shows no link between juice and children's weight
Drinking a glass of 100 percent fruit juice has long been thought of as a healthy habit for both adults and children.

Date: 14 Aug 2007, Rating: not rated

What Is The Role Of Donor Breast Milk?
More evidence is needed to determine whether donor breast milk is beneficial for babies in intensive care

Date: 12 Dec 2006, Rating: 3.00

Low Vitamin E Intake During Pregnancy Can Lead To Childhood Asthma
Children whose mothers had a low intake of vitamin E during pregnancy are more likely to develop wheezing and asthma by age five.

Date: 7 Sep 2006, Rating: not rated

Circumferential skin folds in a child: A case of Michelin tire baby syndrome
A six-month-old girl who presented with dermatitis was found to have multiple, symmetric, deep, gyrate skin folds involving her trunk and similar circumferential lesions on her extremities since birth.

Date: 18 Aug 2007, Rating: not rated, 6 pages

Obesity Before Pregnancy Linked To Childhood Weight Problems
A child's weight may be influenced by his mother even before he is actually born, according to new research.

Date: 20 Jul 2006, Rating: 3.00

Pregnancy Run Greater Risk Of Heart Disease As Adults
Children born to mothers who go hungry during early pregnancy are at increased risk of heart disease as adults, finds a study.

Date: 20 Jul 2006, Rating: not rated

Secondhand Smoke In Cars May Lead To Dangerous Levels Of Contaminants For Children
Secondhand tobacco smoke (SHS) can have harmful effects on children.

Date: 9 Oct 2006, Rating: 6.33

Viagra For Babies? Sildenafil Found To Prevent Rebound Pulmonary Hypertension In Infants
A single dose of sildenafil prevented rebound pulmonary hypertension and significantly reduced the duration of mechanical ventilation in ICU infants being withdrawn from inhaled nitric oxide therapy

Date: 21 Nov 2006, Rating: 2.00

Sodium, Prostaglandin May Be Keys To Successful Treatment For Some Bedwetters
Children with a form of bedwetting that does not respond to a common medication have more sodium and urea in their nighttime urine, possibly because of an imbalance of prostaglandin, a hormone-like substance, a new study has found.

Date: 12 Dec 2006, Rating: not rated