New Drug may Help Infants With Genetic Disorder Gain Motor Function
Nusinersen treatment could be effective for both infants and children with spinal muscular atrophy (a genetic disease which disables major movements) finds a new study.
2 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
What The 2018 Gerber Baby With Down Syndrome Means To My Family
On the heels of an announced snow day, I ushered my brood downstairs and flipped on the news. Through the hustle and bustle of changing diapers and picking up tossed food, I...
3 days ago - Scary Mommy
The Checkup: Caring for Siblings of Sick or Disabled Children
A child who is not sick may either withdraw or may start acting out, competing to get parents' attention, experts say.
6 days ago - NY Times
Mom Writes ‘Mouse Ears For Everyone' - A Disney Guidebook For Visitors With Special Needs
There are dozens of different Disney guidebooks - guides for kids, dining, saving money, and even guides for runners - but before Amy Schinner's “Mouse Ears for Everyone” there...
6 days ago - Scary Mommy
Many parents of children with disabilities don't make care plans, study finds
Many parents of children with disabilities don't make advance care plans in the event of the parent's or other caretaker's death or disability, according to a new nationwide...
6 days ago - ScienceDaily
1 in 10 Babies Disabled Due to Mom's Drinking: Study
NBC 7's Nicole Gomez talks with a UC San Diego professor about research that suggests 1 in 10 US children have some type of disability linked to their mother's drinking during...
8 days ago - Topix
Comedian Rob Delaney Reveals 2-Year-Old Son Passed Away In Heartbreaking Post
Delaney's son suffered from brain cancer for half of his too-short life Comedian and actor Rob Delaney shared an emotional Facebook post announcing the passing of his...
8 days ago - Scary Mommy
Tremors: Essential Tremor and Beyond
Tremor is a fairly common movement disorder presenting to an outpatient pediatric neurology practice. Tremors can be primary or secondary to underlying neurological or systemic...
9 days ago - Seminars in Pediatric Neurology
Chiari malformation type 1 presenting as unilateral progressive foot drop: a case report and review of literature
Foot drop is a disabling clinical condition with multiplicity of causes, which requires detailed evaluation to identify the exact aetiology. Here, we report an extremely rare...
10 days ago - BMC
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Often Left Unnoticed in Kids
Children with FASD often go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed and grow up into adults with disabilities in growth, cognition and behavior.
10 days ago - Medindia Health
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Monitoring Haloperidol Plasma Concentration and Associated Adverse Events in...
Objectives: As delirium in critically ill children is increasingly recognized, more children are treated with the antipsychotic drug haloperidol, while current dosing...
This Is The Problem With Blaming Gun Violence On Mental Illness
Again. It has happened again. Another mass shooting. This one at a high school in Florida . We've turned on each other again. But turning on one another didn't end with the...
This Is What I Want To Say To My Students About Mass Shootings
A letter to my students: Just days ago, you watched while children your age flee from their school , hands on heads, while some were able to send photos and videos of a scene...