American Academy of Paediatrics

Type: Organization
Name: American Academy of Paediatrics
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

RACGP calls for more genetics training

Australian doctors need upskilling to help them integrate genetics into routine care, says RACGP president Dr Liz Marles (pictured).Asked to commenting on a study that shows US doctors lack  competence in the emerging area of medicine, she said: “The ... [Published 6minutes.net.au - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

To snip or not to snip?

REUTERS A baby is circumcised.Durban - Many cultures have elaborate initiation rituals, either at birth or when a child attains adulthood.One physical ritual that has prevailed over time is male circumcision – the surgical removal of foreskin from the ... [Published South Africa Star - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Health24.com | Vaccine-autism link still discredited, despite revelations

The claim that strict vaccination programmes for children result in markedly higher incidences of autism has bubbled under the surface of healthcare for decades, and now the debate appears to have reared its head again.A combined doseThe issue typically ... [Published Health24 - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Parent24.com | How breastfeeding may influence kids eating habits at the age of six

Breastfeeding for as long as a year could benefit your kid's health.Pic: ShutterstockArticle originally in Parent24Researchers at the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention found that obesity rates have more than doubled in the past 30 years ... [Published Women24.com - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Does screen time hurt your baby?

> Feature Articles > Parenting > Does screen time hurt your baby?Lots of parents swear they’ll never do it. But then the exhaustion and the demands of life wear them down, and they find themselves putting their babies in front of the television ... [Published Family Times New Zealand - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Children are becoming addicted to social media

–Children are spending so much time on tablet computers or smartphones that they are becoming addicted to them, according to experts and parents alike.It is common to see children of all ages playing with electronic gadgets. But Dr Elizabeth Kurian, a ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Tired of the nonsense

EDITOR, The Tribune.Okay, enough misinformation about homosexuality. Most Bahamians unfortunately do not read and have no desire in furthering their knowledge about most things. They just readily accept what their leaders say as gospel which is dangerous ... [Published The Tribune - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Health24.com | More evidence breast-feeding lowers child's risk of allergies, infection

Two new studies further confirm the health benefits of breast-feeding.One suggests that 6-year-olds who were breast-fed have a lower risk of ear, throat and sinus infections compared to bottle-fed infants, while the other finds a similar trend when it ... [Published Health24 - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Sleepy teens need later school start times

By Deborah NetburnLos Angeles Times (MCT)If you thought trying to get a groggy teenager out of bed in time for school each morning was your own private struggle, you thought wrong.The American Academy of Paediatrics declared the chronic sleepiness of ... [Published Jordan Times - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Breastfeeding protects against childhood infections: Expert

TRIBUNE NEWS NETWORKDOHAEXCLUSIVE breastfeeding throughout a baby's first year, and beyond, provides safeguard against common childhood infections and reduce rates of admission to hospital for treatment of infections, according to Al Khor Hospital's (AKH) ... [Published Qatar Tribune - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Paed-IQ – The first dedicated parent advice line in SA

During a child’s early years, parents are confronted with a variety of health issues. However, parents do not always have easy access to reliable health care advice.Taking your child to a doctor or ER unit can be time-consuming and expensive, and it is ... [Published All4Women - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Headache in teens

Headaches are common among teenagers, whose busy and irregular schedules can be a prime factor. The American Academy of Paediatrics suggests how teens can help prevent headaches:Health Tips* Get an appropriate amount of sleep each night.* Eat meals on ... [Published The News International - Aug 23 2014]

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"Many parents approach me because they are worried that their children are addicted to phones and tablets" she said
"These articles provide evidence that should inspire new moms to breast-feed their children" she said
"We also encourage mothers to ensure they maintain adequate body contact with their child during the weaning period and also increase the number of meals the child is served per day. Increasing the interval between breastfeeds is also recommended" the specialist said

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RACGP calls for more genetics training [Published 6minutes.net.au - Sep 15 2014]
To snip or not to snip? [Published South Africa Star - Sep 10 2014]
Parent24.com | How breastfeeding may influence ... [Published Women24.com - Sep 09 2014]
Health24.com | Vaccine-autism link still discre... [Published Health24 - Sep 09 2014]
Does screen time hurt your baby? [Published Family Times New Zealand - Sep 08 2014]
Are tablets creating little monsters? [Published Gulf News - Sep 06 2014]
Children are becoming addicted to social media [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Sep 05 2014]
Tired of the nonsense [Published The Tribune - Sep 04 2014]
Health24.com | More evidence breast-feeding low... [Published Health24 - Sep 03 2014]
Sleepy teens need later school start times [Published Jordan Times - Aug 31 2014]
Breastfeeding protects against childhood infect... [Published Qatar Tribune - Aug 30 2014]
Paed-IQ – The first dedicated parent advice lin... [Published All4Women - Aug 25 2014]
Headache in teens [Published The News International - Aug 23 2014]
'Watching three hours of TV won't harm children' [Published Telegraph - Feb 14 2014]
The culture war against circumcision [Published Spiked Online - Feb 06 2014]
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