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Preemies born in poverty 4 times less likely ready for school
Advances in neonatal care enable two-thirds of premature babies born with respiratory problems to be ready for school at an appropriate age, but those living in poverty are far less likely to be ready on time than their better-off peers. View News Article (2009-07-17)


Researchers identify genetic switch critical for cell survival in hypoxia
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a critical metabolic "switch" in fruit flies that helps oxygen-deprived cells survive. View News Article (2008-10-17)


Doctors treating pain from circumcision more seriously
One of the first things most little boys in the U.S. experience is something they'll never remember - circumcision - but that doesn't mean it isn't a painful experience. View News Article (2006-07-20)


UCSF study finds codeine often prescribed to children, despite available alternatives
Despite its potentially harmful effects in children, codeine continues to be prescribed in U.S. emergency rooms, according to new research from UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco. View News Article (2014-04-21)


Making the difficult task of transporting a child with special needs safer
A new study by researchers from the Automotive Safety Program at Riley Hospital for Children and Indiana University School of Medicine published online July 13, 2009 in the journal Pediatrics reports that the parents of children with special health care needs are doing a good job with the selection of the appropriate child car seat but still need help in using it correctly. View News Article (2009-07-14)


Dendritic cell vaccine for relapsed neuroblastoma patient induces complete remission
One year after his last treatment, a six-year-old boy with recurrent neuroblastoma is in complete remission for his high-risk metastatic cancer. View News Article (2013-01-30)


Postpartum hospital discharges -- when is the 'right time?'
A landmark nationwide study, published today in the journal Pediatrics, is the first ever to prospectively examine the decision-making process of over 4,000 mothers and their physicians around the readiness of mothers and their infants to leave the hospital after childbirth. View News Article (2007-08-06)


Premature births may be linked to seasonal levels of pesticides and nitrates in surface water
The growing premature birth rate in the United States appears to be strongly associated with increased use of pesticides and nitrates, according to work conducted by Paul Winchester, M.D., professor of clinical pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine. View News Article (2007-05-07)


American Academy of Pediatrics study documents early puberty onset in boys
A study conducted by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has documented that boys in the U.S. are experiencing the onset of puberty six months to two years earlier than reported in previous research.  View News Article (2012-10-22)


Stress can contribute to childhood diabetes
Stress and difficult life events in the family can contribute to the development of diabetes in children. A correlation between such mental duress and diabetes-related autoimmune activity has been established in studies at Linköping University. The studies involve 17,000 children born in 1997-99 and their parents. In blood samples from the children, the scientists looked for two types of... View News Article (2004-02-27)

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