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Released: 26-Feb-2024 8:05 AM EST
First Drug to Help Reduce Allergic Reactions to Multiple Food Allergies, Tested at Children’s and Emory, Now FDA Approved
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University participated in a nationwide clinical trial showing that a 16-week course of omalizumab, an injectable drug, increased the amount of peanut, tree nuts, egg, milk and wheat that some multi-food allergic children as young as one year could consume without an allergic reaction after exposure.

Newswise: Can they hear you now? Kids increasingly exposed to noise health risks via earbuds and headphones
20-Feb-2024 9:15 AM EST
Can they hear you now? Kids increasingly exposed to noise health risks via earbuds and headphones
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

While it’s not surprising to spot teens wearing headphones and earbuds, it’s also becoming a widespread trend among younger children, a national poll suggests

Newswise: CSUF Professor Focuses on Addressing the Needs of All Students Through Special Education
Released: 25-Feb-2024 6:05 PM EST
CSUF Professor Focuses on Addressing the Needs of All Students Through Special Education
California State University, Fullerton

Cal State Fullerton special education Professor Janice Myck-Wayne will focus on ways to advocate for children with disabilities in her 2023 Outstanding Professor Lecture titled "From Segregation to Inclusion, the Progression of Equity in Disability Education" on Feb. 29.

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Newswise: UTHealth Houston named first-ever SCN2A Multidisciplinary Center by FamilieSCN2A Foundation
Released: 23-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
UTHealth Houston named first-ever SCN2A Multidisciplinary Center by FamilieSCN2A Foundation
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

In recognition of its expertise in treating SCN2A-related neurological disorders, UTHealth Houston has been designated as the first SCN2A Multidisciplinary Center by the FamilieSCN2A Foundation, the largest global advocacy organization for the group of disorders.

Newswise:Video Embedded measles-makes-a-comeback-what-parents-need-to-know
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Released: 23-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Measles Makes a Comeback: What Parents Need to Know
Cedars-Sinai

A highly contagious childhood disease once eradicated by vaccination has made a comeback.

Newswise: 'Invaluable' program gives respite to parents of children with special needs
Released: 23-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST
'Invaluable' program gives respite to parents of children with special needs
University of Rhode Island

The program, organized by URI College of Nursing Professor Chris McGrane, provides respite care for parents of children with special needs, at no cost to them. For four hours every Saturday afternoon, McGrane and her team of URI students, take care of children with special needs, giving parents a chance to take a break from the sometimes daunting responsibilities of care.

Released: 23-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
Genes affect your blood pressure from early childhood
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Certain genes associated with hypertension affect blood pressure from early in life, and they increase the risk of cardiovascular disease as you get older. However, you can do something about it.

Newswise: Early-Life Airborne Lead Exposure Associated with Lower IQ and Self-Control in NIH Study
Released: 23-Feb-2024 7:05 AM EST
Early-Life Airborne Lead Exposure Associated with Lower IQ and Self-Control in NIH Study
Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes NIH

Children who lived in areas with higher levels of airborne lead in their first five years of life appeared to have slightly lower IQs and less self-control, with boys showing more sensitivity to lead exposure, according to a new study from the NIH Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program.

   
Newswise: New baby sleep planner tool could help save babies lives at risk of sudden infant death
Released: 22-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
New baby sleep planner tool could help save babies lives at risk of sudden infant death
University of Bristol

A new web-based baby sleep planner, developed by researchers at the University of Bristol, could help save babies lives from sudden infant death syndrome or SIDS, a study suggests. The sleep planner tool is a new way to find out about babies risks and help keep them safe whilst sleeping.

20-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST
Living in violent neighborhoods affects children's brain development
American Psychological Association (APA)

Living in neighborhoods with high levels of violence can affect children’s development by changing the way that a part of the brain detects and responds to potential threats, potentially leading to poorer mental health and other negative outcomes, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

Released: 22-Feb-2024 8:05 AM EST
Evidence review: Maternal mental conditions drive climbing death rate in U.S.
Children's National Hospital

Painting a sobering picture, a research team led by Children’s National Hospital culled years of data demonstrating that maternal mental illness is an under-recognized contributor to the death of new mothers.

Released: 21-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Study examines medical mystery of child hepatitis outbreak
University of Sydney

A world-first analysis of a sudden global outbreak of hepatitis in children finds although the primary suspect is highly likely to be an infection by multiple viruses, many questions still puzzle researchers.

Released: 21-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Long COVID can happen to anyone. Keep up with the latest research on Long COVID on Newswise
Newswise

Stay informed! These are the latest research articles on "Long COVID" from the Coronavirus News Source on Newswise.

Newswise: U of T-led study finds positive support from parents and clinicians for pediatric cancer pain management app
Released: 21-Feb-2024 2:05 AM EST
U of T-led study finds positive support from parents and clinicians for pediatric cancer pain management app
University of Toronto

A recent study led by Assistant Professor Lindsay Jibb of the Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and Scientist at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) found that parents of young children with cancer, along with pediatric cancer clinicians are in favour of an app-based solution that Jibb and her team are creating, to help parents manage their child’s cancer pain at home.

Newswise: Time watching videos may stunt toddler language development, but it depends on why they're watching
Released: 20-Feb-2024 12:00 PM EST
Time watching videos may stunt toddler language development, but it depends on why they're watching
Southern Methodist University

A new study from SMU psychologist Sarah Kucker and colleagues reveals that passive video use among toddlers can negatively affect language development, but their caregiver’s motivations for exposing them to digital media could also lessen the impact.

Newswise: To Boost a Preschooler’s Language Skills, Consider Reminiscing
Released: 19-Feb-2024 8:30 AM EST
To Boost a Preschooler’s Language Skills, Consider Reminiscing
Florida Atlantic University

Book sharing is a popular way parents engage young children in conversation. Not all parents are comfortable with book sharing and not all children like having books read to them. Research provides an alternative. To boost the quality of a preschooler’s language experience and skills, consider reminiscing with them. Findings show reminiscing is very good at eliciting high quality speech from parents, and in many ways, is just as good as book sharing (wordless picture books).

Released: 15-Feb-2024 9:05 PM EST
How parents can help prevent the development of ADHD symptoms
University of Waterloo

Parents of young children with an excitable or exuberant temperament could adapt their parenting style to help moderate their child’s potential development of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to a new study co-authored by a University of Waterloo researcher.

Released: 15-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
Canine Cupids deliver Valentines to patients at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

UCLA Therapy dogs dressed in costumes deliver Valentines to pediatric patients on the unit.

Newswise: 3-Month-Old Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Patient Has a Lot of Heart After Lifesaving Surgery
Released: 15-Feb-2024 10:00 AM EST
3-Month-Old Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Patient Has a Lot of Heart After Lifesaving Surgery
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Beau Turfle is all smiles, says his family. But even at 3 months old, he’s already overcome a life-threatening heart concern.


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