Autism Risk in Offspring Raised by Flu During Pregnancy
Pregnant women with influenza-like symptoms and illness have an increased risk of giving birth to children with autism.
3 days ago - Medindia Health
Could flu during pregnancy raise risk for autism?
Researchers found no evidence that laboratory-diagnosis alone of maternal influenza during pregnancy is associated with risk of autism spectrum disorder in the offspring. They...
4 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Is It Stomach Flu or Appendicitis? Pay Attention to These Signs
My mom winced in pain this Saturday while we were driving to yoga. "You OK, Mom?" I asked her. Even though she kept assuring me she was fine, the pain magnified over the day...
11 days ago - PopSugar
Premature Babies Respond Worse to Flu, Lung Diseases Later in Life
Newborn babies when exposed to extra oxygen at birth causes their lungs to end up with fewer lung cells, by the time they reach adulthood.
16 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Infants Born Preterm May Lack Key Lung Cells Later In Life
Mice born into an oxygen-rich environment respond worse to the flu once fully grown due to an absence of certain lung cells, a discovery that provides a potential explanation...
17 days ago - University of Rochester Medical Center - 2 articles
Scientists report promising approach to combat influenza and improve survival
The influenza virus turns infected lung cells into factories that churn out thousands of copies of the virus to spread the infection. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital...
1 month ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Scientists discover vaccine that can speed up flu recovery
Scientists at St Jude Children's Research Hospital in New York were trying to devise a drug to kill tumors when they realized it had another clearer benefit: fighting the flu.
1 month ago - Daily Mail
Scientists To Test Whether Zika Can Kill Brain Cancer Cells
Scientists in Britain plan to harness the Zika virus to try to kill brain tumor cells in experiments that they say could lead to new ways to fight an aggressive type of...
1 month ago - The Huffington Post - 2 articles
Flu Vaccine In Pregnancy Prevents Low Birth Weight In Babies
Low birth weight has lifelong health implications for a child. Hence, an expecting mother needs to be vaccinated against flu virus to protect the baby.
1 month ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Is Your Child's Day Care Center Ready for Pandemic Flu?
Title: Is Your Child's Day Care Center Ready for Pandemic Flu? Category: Health News Created: 5/15/2017 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 5/16/2017 12:00:00 AM
1 month ago - MedicineNet - 2 articles
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Jimmy Kimmel Pleads With Senator To Put Trumpcare To Kind 'Kimmel Test'
Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel is pleading with a Republican senator to put the latest version of Trumpcare to the “Kimmel test” before voting for it. Kimmel, whose...
Our Journey With Apraxia: This Is What I Have Learned
People often ask me to describe what I've learned as the parent of a child with apraxia. It isn't always easy to put into words. In fact, lately I have been struggling on this...
On Being A Proud Muslim During The Trump Era
Growing up as a first-generation Muslim immigrant kid, I assimilated exceedingly well into my American culture and never really imagined calling any other country my beginning...
Beat Childhood Obesity
These numbers shocked me, and will probably shock you too. 1 in 3 kids are overweight in America; and one-quarter of children in Australia are obese. These alarming figures are...
Autogenic Drainage in Children With Cystic Fibrosis
Purpose: Airway clearance is an essential part of the management of cystic fibrosis as it facilitates clearance of viscous pulmonary secretions. This review aimed to determine...
Development of Reference Values for the Functional Mobility Assessment
Purpose: To obtain reference values for healthy participants performing the Functional Mobility Assessment . The FMA is a reliable and valid tool used to examine functional...
Mom Says ‘Count The Kicks' App Saved Her Baby's Life
Iowa mom believes “Count the Kicks” app is a lifesaver Pregnant women are often told to count their baby's kicks when they get closer to their due date. But let's be honest...
ABSTRACT 61: SLEEP-WAKE CYCLES OF CRITICALLY ILL CHILDREN IN THE PEDIATRIC...
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20 percent of baby food tested positive for LEAD, reveals ten-year study
Out of all the foods you can purchase at the grocery store, you'd tend to think at least baby food would be a safe bet. After all, babies are the most delicate members of our...
Genius Invention Saves Small Animals From Drowning In Your Pool
Because no one wants to fish dead animals out of their swimming pool Owning a swimming pool is a ton of work. When you're not on constant summer lifeguard duty for your kids...