Pediatric: Child Health, Disability & Medical Conditions Document List

Publication List:

Research shows children born with cleft lip or palate and spina bifida at increased risk for abuse before the age of 2 - Published: 2015-12-10

Trauma symptoms manifest very differently in babies and toddlers than in children who are older, adolescents and adults - Published: 2015-06-22

CHOPS syndrome illuminates a very important pathway in early human development, a sort of master switch that controls many other genes - Published: 2015-03-03

Study of urinary arsenic in babies found formula-fed infants had higher arsenic levels than breast-fed infants, and breast milk contained very low arsenic concentrations - Published: 2015-02-23

If bad behavior is prolonged or intense, the child may have conduct disorder, or a psychiatric problem that could be a harbinger of antisocial behavior - Published: 2015-01-15

Study shows pediatric patients who listened to songs by Rihanna, Taylor Swift and other singers had significant reduction in pain after major surgery - Published: 2015-01-08

Documented evidence-based statistics prove link between fetal iatro-teratogenecity and multiple forms of disabilities among new born and unborn babies - Published: 2014-07-29

Racing the clock to help young patients with old hearts UMD study of prematurely aging children may help explain effects of normal aging - Published: 2014-05-20

A study finds victims of bullying are at increased risk of experiencing sleep disturbances such as nightmares - Published: 2014-05-07

Article looks at some of the toxic substances found in the environment today and their possible effects on children - Published: 2014-01-16

Study reveals young pre-school children are not yet able to perform certain tasks such as hopping or standing on one leg for longer than two seconds - Published: 2013-02-21

Crying is a principal means of communicating its negative emotions and in the majority of cases the only way babies have to express them - Published: 2013-02-19

Children with forms of psychiatric disabilities may have needs that require services and support that go beyond their family members abilities to meet - Published: 2012-12-02

Injuries to a child are considered to be abuse despite whether or not the parent or caregiver intended to harm the child - Published: 2012-11-17

Information regarding childhood mental health disorders that have the potential to disrupt daily life at school at home or in the community - Published: 2012-11-01

Information regarding temper tantrums in children and knowing when disruptive behavior is typical or a sign of a serious mental problem - Published: 2012-08-29

Studies show key cell signals inhibit growth of essential immune cells early in life blocking this signaling could lead to improving an infants response to infection - Published: 2012-08-07

Signs include showing up at school early or staying late and not wanting to go home behavior that seems overly compliant withdrawn poor hygiene or clothing and unaddressed medical or dental needs - Published: 2011-09-03

Toilet training should be started when both the child and parents are ready - Published: 2011-08-12

Medical management may be preferred over surgery for children with orbital cellulitis an acute infection of the tissues surrounding the eye - Published: 2011-06-10

Diarrhea is frequently a symptom of another disease such as cholera and rotavirus and turns deadly in children who rapidly lose body fluids - Published: 2011-05-08

Parents can play a key role in decreasing the chances that their son or daughter will harass or intimidate other children - Published: 2011-05-01

Measuring the link between daily growth and sleep show the two are inextricably linked - Published: 2011-05-01

Multiple studies indicate that fat children are the group being most bullied - Published: 2011-03-19

Phelan-McDermid syndrome is characterized by average to accelerated growth low muscle tone moderate to profound intellectual disability severely delayed speech as well as some dysmorphic feature - Published: 2011-03-10

Children can develop a condition called heterotaxy in which the heart is severely malformed - Published: 2011-01-31

Tonsillectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures in the United States with over 530000 procedures performed annually in children under 15 years old - Published: 2011-01-03

Weight gain of formula fed infants is influenced by the type of formula the infant is consuming - Published: 2010-12-27

Caring for premature or at-risk babies involves highly skilled training and use of sophisticated technology and equipment - Published: 2010-12-19

Parents of children with undiagnosed learning disorders developmental deficits and congenital abnormalities face psychological and social challenges - Published: 2010-10-14

Children who spend longer than 2 hours in front of a computer or television screen more likely to suffer psychological difficulties - Published: 2010-10-11

Temporary combativeness after surgery, a complication affecting up to half of anesthetized children may be preventable with drugs - Published: 2010-10-08

Students living with a disability or chronic illness are more likely to be victims of bullying at school - Published: 2010-10-07

Researchers directly linked an increased unemployment rate to child maltreatment one year later - Published: 2010-10-03

Exposure to common viruses in daycare puts children with chronic lung conditions at risk for serious respiratory infections - Published: 2010-09-27

Girls in homes without a biological father are more likely to hit puberty at an earlier age - Published: 2010-09-17

With children heading back to school parents may fear rekindling of bullying that occurred last year - Published: 2010-09-07

Treating patients who engage in a disturbing self-injury behavior known as self-embedding - Published: 2010-09-07

Children exposed to organophosphate pesticides while still in the womb more likely to develop attention disorders - Published: 2010-08-19

Sotos syndrome is a variable genetic disorder characterized by excessive growth before and after the person is born - Published: 2010-08-03

With brain cooling doctors are able to reduce the likelihood and severity of long-term impairments - Published: 2010-07-28

Wide array of medication common practice for insomnia in children receiving mental health treatment - Published: 2010-07-26

Hurricane Katrina effects on children: Resilience and gender - Published: 2010-07-15

Information on whether women who taking drugs or medicines should breast feed their babies - Published: 2010-06-24

Radical changes are needed to improve assessments and support for families where there are concerns about parental abuse - Published: 2010-06-21

Association between injury and type of mobility aid result of limitations of children using the various aids - Published: 2010-05-24

Treatment for vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) when urine flows backwards into the kidneys from the bladder - Published: 2010-05-20

New policy statement issued by American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) essentially promotes female genital mutilation - Published: 2010-05-13

Decrease the likelihood your child will become a school bully - Published: 2010-05-03

Landau-Kleffner Syndrome Medical Facts and General Information - Published: 2010-04-14

New class of compounds targeting a protein implicated in promoting a variety of cancers - Published: 2010-03-29

Anti-seizure medications ethosuximide is the most effective treatment for childhood epilepsy - Published: 2010-03-12

Is prenatal screening for rare diseases like spinal muscular atrophy too costly - Published: 2010-03-08

Rate of chronic health conditions among children in the U.S. increased from 12.8 percent in 1994 to 26.6 percent in 2006 - Published: 2010-02-18

Adolescents with suicidal thoughts and depression had reduction of symptoms when treated with family therapy than standard treatment - Published: 2010-02-05

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) linked with low production of serotonin in the brainstem - Published: 2010-02-03

Mixed-handed children more likely to have mental health language and scholastic problems - Published: 2010-01-25

U.S. infants are getting smaller according to researchers at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute - Published: 2010-01-23

Caring for a child with special health care needs usually means higher medical expenses for a family - Published: 2009-12-04

Rates of high blood pressure high cholesterol and obesity in teens alarmingly high - Published: 2009-10-27

Addiction to the Internet can negatively impact school performance family relationships and childrens emotional state - Published: 2009-10-05

More than one million premature babies die each year because they are born too early - Published: 2009-10-04

Study shows progressive infantile scoliosis responds well to a series of casts - Published: 2009-09-30

Side effects and accidental overdoses of medications are a common complication of outpatient care in children - Published: 2009-09-28

Screening all newborns for excessive bilirubin in the blood can significantly decrease the incidence of severe jaundice - Published: 2009-09-28

Ewings sarcoma an often deadly bone cancer that typically afflicts children and young adults - Published: 2009-08-31

Teens who engage in heavy binge drinking also likely to engage in heavy smoking - Published: 2009-08-08

UK children are suffering from preventable levels of disability particularly blindness and premature death due to poor diagnosis of brain tumors - Published: 2009-08-07

Cancer Center finds a higher level of common household pesticides in the urine of children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia - Published: 2009-07-28

Infants with Developmental Hip Dysplasia are often at risk of developing arthritis of the hip as a young adult - Published: 2009-07-01

Study shows there are several factors that contribute to children missing immunization visits - Published: 2009-05-05

2009 Pollin Pediatric Research Prize Awarded to Dr. Basil S. Hetzel for discovery that maternal iodine deficiency can cause brain damage in newborns - Published: 2009-04-25

Researchers find drug that inhibits acute leukemia cell growth - Pre-clinical study shows 50 percent reduced tumor cell burden - Published: 2009-04-24

Sandhoff disease is a rare genetic lipid storage disorder resulting in the progressive deterioration of the central nervous system - Published: 2009-04-05

Rett Syndrome is a progressive neurologic disease in girls characterized by normal birth and apparently normal psychomotor development during the first six to 18 months of life - Published: 2009-04-05

Pompe disease is a rare inherited often fatal disorder that disables the heart and muscles caused by mutations in a gene that makes an enzyme called alpha-glucosidase - Published: 2009-04-05

Metachromatic leukodystrophy MLD is a hereditary degenerative disease transmitted as an autosomal recessive due to sulfatase a deficiency with excess accumulation of sulfated lipids responsible for metachromasia in various tissues - Published: 2009-04-04

Lesch-Nyhan syndrome LNS is a rare inherited disorder caused by a deficiency of the enzyme hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase - Published: 2009-04-04

Krabbe disease is one of a group of genetic disorders called the leukodystrophies - Published: 2009-04-02

Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy is a rare, inherited neurological disorder that causes progressive loss of vision muscular control, and mental skills - Published: 2009-04-02

Gaucher disease is an inherited metabolic disorder in which fatty substance called glucocerebroside accumulate in the spleen liver lungs bone marrow and the brain - Published: 2009-04-02

Farber's disease included in a group of inherited metabolic disorders called lipid storage diseases when excess amounts of lipids build up to harmful levels - Published: 2009-04-01

Cerebro oculo facio skeletal syndrome is a pediatric genetic degenerative disorder that involves the brain and the spinal cord that begins before birth - Published: 2009-04-01

Many things go awry in short-rib polydactyly syndrome the fetus develops extra fingers and toes and its skeleton does not grow - Published: 2009-04-01

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome has the most consensus among medical professionals and has a ICD-9 or ICD-10 diagnosis - Published: 2009-03-23

Osgood-Schlatter Disease is claimed to not be a disease but a collection of symptoms that involves the tibial tubercle epiphysis - Published: 2009-03-20

Kidney impairment the cause of kidney disease and race are linked to proteinuria the presence of protein in the urine - Published: 2009-03-19

On average one in every one thousand babies are born with a defect known as cleft lip or palate - Published: 2009-03-17

Convulsive seizures in a form of severe epilepsy are generated from within the memory-forming hippocampus - Published: 2009-03-17

The Arthritis Society uses Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month in March to heighten awareness - Published: 2009-03-11

Doctor Yeates of Nationwide Childrens Hospital followed nearly 200 children with concussions for a year - Published: 2009-03-02

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, also known as SIDS is the sudden, unexplainable death of a child who was in a healthy condition - Published: 2009-02-19

Information on childhood cancers including leukemias and forms of liver cancer in children - Published: 2009-02-02