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A study, published in the journal JAMA, showed that physicians prescribe antibiotics for more than half of children with sore throat, exceeding the expected prevalence of strep throat, and used non-re ...


Breastfeeding may protect children against gluten intolerance otherwise known as coeliac disease, suggests research published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. People with coeliac disease d ...


Results from a new study of childhood cancer statistics provide further evidence that common infections affecting mother and baby could play a key role in triggering certain types of cancer. The r ...


A research conducted by investigators at University of California ( UC ) Davis Children's Hospital, the University of Rochester and the American Academy of Pediatrics, Center for Child Health Research ...


Tests of healthy preterm infants younger than 12 weeks of age showed prematurity to be independently associated with reduced lung function. Predictors of this reduced expiratory flow during the firs ...


Codeine should only be used to relieve acute moderate pain in children older than 12 years and only if it cannot be relieved by other painkillers such as Paracetamol or Ibuprofen alone.Furthermore, a ...


Paracetamol ( Acetaminophen ) when used appropriately, it is considered mostly harmless. Over recent decades, the drug, which has been marketed since the 1950s, has become the medication most commonly ...


Multiple studies have confirmed associations between acid suppression medication and Clostridium difficile infections ( CDIs ) in adults. Therefore, researchers sought to evaluate an association betwe ...