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Oral Immunotherapy Is Safe, Effective Treatment for Peanut-Allergic Preschoolers
Oral Immunotherapy Is Safe, Effective Treatment for Peanut-Allergic Preschoolers (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Nearly 80% of peanut-allergic preschool children successfully incorporated peanut-containing foods into their diets after receiving peanut oral immunotherapy (OIT), a clinical trial has found. Peanut OIT involves eating small, gradually increasing amounts of peanut protein daily. Low-dose and high-dose OIT were safe ... Read More »

Infertility treatments do not appear to contribute to developmental delays in children
Infertility treatments do not appear to contribute to developmental delays in children (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Children conceived via infertility treatments are no more likely to have a developmental delay than children conceived without such treatments, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health, the New York State Department of Health and ... Read More »

Complementary medicine in wide use to treat children with autism
Complementary medicine in wide use to treat children with autism (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

In a study of the range of treatments being employed for young children with autism and other developmental delays, UC Davis MIND Institute researchers have found that families often use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments and that the most ... Read More »

2-Drug Combo Helps Adolescents with ADHD, Aggression
2-Drug Combo Helps Adolescents with ADHD, Aggression (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Prescribing both a stimulant and an antipsychotic drug to children with physical aggression and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), along with teaching parents to use behaviour management techniques, reduces aggressive and serious behavioural problems in the children, according to a study conducted ... Read More »

Buck Teeth: Correct Them Once In Early Adolescence
Buck Teeth: Correct Them Once In Early Adolescence (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children with prominent front teeth, colloquially known as buck teeth, often require orthodontic work to straighten their teeth and improve both their bite and appearance. This can be done in one stage during early adolescence (age 10 to 16) or ... Read More »

Miracle twins born thanks to egg donation
Miracle twins born thanks to egg donation (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A woman who received an extra round of IVF treatment because she donated eggs for medical research has given birth to twins. Stella Murdy, 34, from Great Park, Gosforth, went through a rollercoaster of emotions as she struggled to get ... Read More »

Fertility treatments keep multiple births high
Fertility treatments keep multiple births high (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fertility technology in the United States has a huge influence on the frequency of twins, triplets, and other multiple births, according to new estimates published Dec. 5 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Eli Y. Adashi, professor of ... Read More »

Extended daily eye patching effective at treating stubborn amblyopia in children
Extended daily eye patching effective at treating stubborn amblyopia in children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The standard treatment for amblyopia, a condition of poor vision in an otherwise healthy eye, is patching: covering a child’s better-seeing eye with a patch for two hours a day to improve vision in the weaker eye. Doctors often suggest ... Read More »

Bedwetting treatments offer help
Bedwetting treatments offer help (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Bedwetting affects up to 20 percent of five year olds—the age when most children have learned bladder control—and can result in an array of stressful and embarrassing social, emotional and psychological problems. For concerned parents who want to help, simple ... Read More »

Common cold: Babies 3-12 months
Common cold: Babies 3-12 months (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The common cold makes babies uncomfortable and irritable and can be distressing for parents. In 3-12 month old babies, there is no need to use medicines like cough syrup – these can actually be dangerous for young babies. Cold symptoms ... Read More »

 
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