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Multiple courses of prenatal corticosteroids, compared with a single course, taken by pregnant women to help prevent preterm birth was associated with no increase or decrease in the risk of death or d ...


A St. Jude Children's research has found that childhood cancer survivors overwhelmingly experience a significant amount of undiagnosed, serious disease through their adult years, establishing the impo ...


Researchers from Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and Brigham and Women's Hospital, led by Sara Barton of Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, USA, surveyed participant ...


Researchers from the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy have provided the first evidence-based data on changes in drug metabolism in obese children as compared to healthy weight children. ...


Even children of a healthy weight who have an imbalanced metabolism due to poor diet or exercise may be at increased risk of asthma, according to new research, which challenges the widespread assumpti ...


The long-term epidemiological study called SAGhE ( Santé Adulte GH Enfant ) was designed to assess the long-term mortality of patients treated with recombinant human growth hormone during childhood. T ...


When children are exposed to head and neck radiation, whether due to cancer treatment or multiple diagnostic CT scans, the result is an increased risk of thyroid cancer for the next 58 years or longer ...


A recent study by researchers at the University of Utah determined that the 2009 pandemic influenza A ( H1N1 ) caused a higher rate of neurological complications in children than the seasonal flu. The ...


A study conducted in France, SAGhE ( Santé Adulte GH Enfant ), found that patients with idiopathic growth hormone deficiency and idiopathic or gestational short stature, treated with recombinant human ...


Children who undergo the surgical removal of their tonsils ( tonsillectomy ) with or without the removal of their adenoids ( adenoidectomy ) are at increased risk for becoming overweight in the years ...


Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ( ADHD ) should get careful cardiac evaluation and monitoring, including an electrocardiogram ( ECG ), before treatment with stimulant drugs.The ...


The PATS ( The Preschool ADHD Treatment Study ) trial designed to determine the safety and effectiveness of treating preschoolers who have attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder ( ADHD ) with Methyl ...


In a study of more than one thousand preschool-age children, those who were exposed to more than two hours of television per day were more likely to be overweight at ages 36 and 54 months than those w ...


A study by a researcher at University at Buffalo investigating the causes of weight gain in children after they have their tonsils and adenoids removed to treat sleep-disordered breathing has shown th ...


A research, published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood, suggests preterm or low birthweight infants are up to three times as likely to become hyperactive, with low attention spans. Hyperac ...