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A study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry, found that medication commonly used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder ( ADHD ) may be effective for treatment of hyperactivity ...


Fetal alcohol syndrome ( FAS ), a disorder that is indicated by distinct facial characteristics, growth retardation, and poor intellectual and attentional function, can occur when mothers drink alcoho ...


Two population-based studies, conducted at the University of Florida ( UF ), found that twins, triplets and other multiples have a nearly 50 percent greater chance of being born with birth defects, a ...


Methylphenidate ( Ritalin ), a medication used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder ( ADHD ), may be effective in treating hyperactivity symptoms in children with autism and related perva ...


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 ...


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 ...


A study by Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin researchers has shown that children bottle-fed past 12 months of age and Mexican-American children may be at high risk for ...


Infants born with oxygen loss who are given an innovative therapy that lowers their entire body temperature by four degrees within the first six hours of life, have a better chance of survival and low ...


Exposure of fetuses and newborns to low levels of environmental poisons such as lead, mercury and dioxin, as well as nicotine and ethanol, could be behind the recent sharp rises in asthma, allergies a ...


A study has found that an all-day, extended-release stimulant for treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder ( ADHD ) remains effective for up to two years without significant side effects. ...


FDA ( U.S. Food and Drug Administration ) has issued a Public Health Advisory to alert physicians of reports of suicidal thinking in children and adolescents associated with Strattera ( Atomoxetine ), ...


FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has received reports of suicidal thinking in children and adolescents associated with Strattera ( Atomoxetine ), a norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor approved to ...


Duragesic ( Fentanyl transdermal system ) has been marketed in Canada since 1992 and is indicated for the management of chronic pain in patients requiring continuous opioid analgesia for pain that is ...


A study found that waist circumference is associated with insulin resistance in children and may offer a simple way to identify children with risk factors for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabete ...


Folic acid fortification of grain foods has produced a one-third decline in serious birth defects of the brain and spine, but the March of Dimes urged federal officials to help spare a greater number ...