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3918 Articles Matching "children"

Donations After Cardiac Death Are Starting To Show Promise For Thousands Of People Who Desperately Need Heart Transplants

Jan 18, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Strict rules outline how and when organs can be transplanted but if this new trial method proves to be successful and safe, researchers say it could revolutionize transplantations. Other public health news is on inactive adults, millennials' thoughts on vaccines, blood pressure, body temperature, binge drinking, surgical gown recalls, health research on mice, sepsis deaths, breakthrough on sudden death of Amish children, and...
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Sepsis Causes Far More Deaths Than Thought

Jan 18, 2020 , WebMD
Sepsis kills more than twice as many people worldwide as once believed, and children in poor regions account for an excessive number of such deaths, researchers...
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British doctors want a tax on tech giants to fund research on the harms caused by social media

Jan 18, 2020 , CNBC Health
Leading U.K. psychiatrists say tech giants should be forced to hand over data on how children are affected by harmful online...
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Viewpoints: It May Be Expensive To Buy Insulin But It Is Cheap To Buy A Senator; Plight Of Children Far More Important Than Warren, Sanders Spat

Jan 18, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers tackle these and other health...
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Too old for new heart? Germany faces dearth of organ donors

Jan 17, 2020 , Reuters
Siegfried Richtsteig has been waiting in hospital for more than 130 days for a heart that would allow him to do the things he enjoyed most, like playing with his grandchildren, before a stroke damaged the organ beyond repair....
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1 in 4 Children With Autism Is Undiagnosed: Study

Jan 16, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: 1 in 4 Children With Autism Is Undiagnosed: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/15/2020 12:00:00...
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Jan 15, 2020 , CNN Health
More than a dozen elementary school children are being treated after a plane dumped jet fuel over a school playground near Los Angeles....
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Mismatch in this season's flu shot is bad news for children

Jan 15, 2020 , CNN Health
This year's flu vaccine is "not a very good match" for a common strain of the flu that's especially tough on children, according to the nation's top infectious disease doctor....
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Future uncertain for bill that would eliminate religion as a reason not to vaccinate public schoolchildren

Jan 14, 2020 , CNN Health
New Jersey bill to eliminate religion as reason not to vaccinate schoolchildren was not voted on Monday by senate and assembly, despite anticipation. Final amendments were made Thursday before it was adopted in a vote. Opinions on vaccination and the bill by politicians, CDC, a doctor and others are included....
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CDC Warns Flu Impact Is Severe On Children, Young Adults Because Of Unusual Strain That’s Killed 32 Children So Far

Jan 14, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The good news, health experts say, is flu activity dipped slightly last week, but monitoring the week ahead with children returning to school from winter holidays is key. News on the flu is from Iowa, Georgia and Oregon, as...
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New Jersey bill would eliminate religion as a reason not to vaccinate schoolchildren

Jan 13, 2020 , CNN Health
New Jersey bill to eliminate religion as reason not to vaccinate schoolchildren will be voted on Monday by senate and assembly. Final amendments were made Thursday before it was adopted in a vote. Opinions on vaccination and the bill by politicians, CDC, a doctor and others are included....
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US hospitals raise alarm about higher-than-normal RSV cases in young children

Jan 11, 2020 , CNN Health
Pediatricians across the United States are sounding alarm about unusually high numbers of young children being admitted to emergency departments this season due to respiratory syncytial virus infection or RSV, a common virus that causes cold-like symptoms....
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Lawsuit Against Opioid Drugmakers Seeks Additional Settlement For Babies Exposed During Pregnancy

Jan 11, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The brief filed in Cleveland adds to an already existing lawsuit for several thousands clients and states: “This generation of children is not yet lost, but without intervention by this Court, they will be." News on the opioid crisis is from New Hampshire and Michigan, as...
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Second Baby Born To Woman Who Had Uterine Transplant From A Deceased Donor

Jan 11, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The success of both births have offered hope to people who want to have children but can't because of a condition called uterine factor infertility, which means they were either born without a uterus, had it removed or had uterine...
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Tonsillectomy doesn't boost cognitive skills for preschoolers with mild apnea

Jan 10, 2020 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Young children with mild apnea who have their tonsils removed may sleep a little better than kids who don't get tonsillectomies, but a new study suggests surgery won't improve cognitive function....
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Children’s Hospital Spinout, Airway Therapeutics, Closes $15.5M Series C

Jan 09, 2020 , Forbes
An Ohio-based biopharmaceutical startup that’s developing new interventions for acute and chronic lung diseases – including for very preterm infants – has closed a $15.5 million oversubscribed Series C financing round....
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Canadian doctors warn marijuana edibles pose greater risk of overdose

Jan 08, 2020 , CNBC Health
Marijuana edibles can be especially risky for children, whose metabolisms are different from adults, researchers...
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Questions Remain About Marijuana-Cased Psychosis Among Teens, But One Thing’s Very Clear: Treatment Severely Lags Behind Need

Jan 08, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Advocates say the number of substance abuse programs serving teens afflicted by problems brought on by marijuana is insufficient to deal with the growing problem. Other public health news reports on the benefits of complaining, research on female athletes and dementia, a mysterious pneumonia in Asia, alcohol's effect on AFib, the best milk for children, aging well, detecting cancer early, HIV outreach at church, new calorie labeling, and brain trauma...
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Northeast struck by flu as virus sets tragic record for children around the country

Jan 08, 2020 , CNN Health
As flu reaches high levels in New York and other parts of the Northeast, this season has set a tragic record for children around the country....
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Whole Milk May Lower Children's Obesity Risk

Jan 08, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Whole Milk May Lower Children's Obesity RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/7/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/7/2020 12:00:00...
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