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Children may build tolerance to egg allergy

19 Jul 2008 – Effective Childs Health Treatments
New research suggests that beating childhood egg allergy is literally a piece of cake. – more

Reducing infant mortality: Global challenges to developing and implementing rotavirus vaccines

18 Jul 2008 – Effective Childs Health Treatments
Twelve months ago Rotavirus vaccines were introduced into the National Immunisation Program in Australia. – more

Intervention needed for Asian mothers, babies

17 Jul 2008 – General Childs Health News
A major international study involving the University of Adelaide has shown that intervention is needed in South-East Asia to improve the health of pregnant women and their babies and prevent child … – more

Scientists use stem cells from the umbilical cord to treat hepatic diseases

15 Jul 2008 – Effective Childs Health Treatments
UGR News Scientists from the University of Granada (Spain), in collaboration with the University of León, have confirmed that stem cells from human umbilical cord blood can be an appropriate … – more

6 of every 100 patients die in hospital due to adverse drug reaction

14 Jul 2008 – Hot Childs Health Topics
UGR News Six of every 100 patients who die in hospital do so as a consequence of an adverse drug reaction or, in other words, a fatal reaction to medicines. Those are the conclusions of a research … – more

Much can be gleaned from reaction to baby’s smile

14 Jul 2008 – Hot Childs Health Topics
The baby’s smile that gladdens a mother’s heart also lights up the reward centres of her brain, said Baylor College of Medicine researchers in a report that appears in the journal Pediatrics … – more

Hand washing saves newborn lives

14 Jul 2008 – Effective Childs Health Treatments
Washing hands with soap and water in preparation for delivery significantly reduced the risk of death for infants within the first month of life, according to a study in Nepal conducted by … – more

Newborn vitamin a reduces infant mortality

14 Jul 2008 – Effective Childs Health Treatments
A single, oral dose of vitamin A, given to infants shortly after birth in the developing world can reduce their risk of death by 15 percent, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Johns … – more

Can children have strokes?

13 Jul 2008 – General Childs Health News
Childhood stroke is at least as common as brain tumours in children and may be as common as all childhood cancer but the condition is under-recognised by both the public and the medical … – more

Australians must look to family history for type 2 diabetes risk

11 Jul 2008 – Hot Childs Health Topics
A new national survey released today reveals that 75 per cent of Australians do not know that family history is a risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes. The Jones Donald survey also found that … – more

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