American Academy of Paediatrics

Type: Organization
Name: American Academy of Paediatrics
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

To snip or not to snip

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 penis. The book of Genesis speaks of ... [Published Daily News South Africa - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Child having frequent nightmares

If your child has frequent nightmares or night terrors, keeping a sleep diary can help pinpoint the underlying issue. The American Academy of Paediatrics suggests what to include in your child’s sleep diary:Health Tips* How long your child sleeps at night, ... [Published The News International - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Make time for breakfast

It is easy to rush out the door and skip breakfast in the morning, but many experts think breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The American Academy of Paediatrics suggests how to make breakfast a priority:• Leave enough time in the morning ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Ministry of Health issues alert on dental solution in Oman

Muscat: The Ministry of Health (MoH), represented by the Directorate-General of Pharmaceutical Affairs and Drug Control, has issued a circular No. 53/2014 to all healthcare professionals to inform them about the US FDA's notification that Oral Viscous ... [Published Times of Oman - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Medical Minute: Aspirin benefits, Gluten labels, Hep-c and study tips

A new study suggests an aspirin a day may keep several types of cancer away. Researchers report in the “Annals of Oncology,” taking low-dose aspirin for 10-years could cut the risk of colon, stomach or esophageal cancer, in some cases by half.Researchers ... [Published CITN Cayman 27 - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Breast-feeding ‘cuts infection risks, hospitalisation rates’

Doha: Breast-feeding offers important health benefits for mothers and babies and exclusive breast-feeding throughout a baby’s first year and beyond can help safeguard against common childhood infections and reduce rates of admission to hospital for treatment ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 3 reports

Human milk acts as medicine for critically ill babies: Study

Zee Media BureauNew York: While human milk is the best food for infant, a new study has revealed that it can also work as a medicine for critically ill babies.According to Diane L Spatz, director of the lactation programme at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia ... [Published zeenews.com - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Encouraging preschoolers

Preschool-age children are learning to become more independent, a trait that parents should encourage.The American Academy of Paediatrics suggests how to foster independence in your preschooler:Safety Tips* Set limits, enforce the rules and give clear ... [Published The News International - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Soothing bug bites

Nothing can ruin a nice summer evening faster than being bitten by bugs. The American Academy of Paediatrics suggests how to take the sting out of those itchy or painful bumps:• Use calamine lotion liberally, taking care to avoid the eyes and genital ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Soothing bites pain and itch

Nothing can ruin a nice summer evening faster than being bitten by bugs.The American Academy of Paediatrics suggests how to take the sting out of those itchy or painful bumps:Health Tips* Use calamine lotion liberally, taking care to avoid the eyes.* ... [Published The News International - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Nickel in iPad triggers allergy

Nickel in a first-generation iPad likely triggered an allergic skin reaction in an 11-year-old boy, a case that highlights an increasingly common condition linked to the rapid adoption of consumer electronics, according to a study published by the American ... [Published Street Sweeper - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Car-seat + puffy jacket = danger

Dressing your child in bulky clothing and strapping him or her into a car-seat can be a dangerous combination.A 2013 study by the American Academy of Paediatrics found that what children wear in the car can have a negative impact on their safety, should ... [Published iafrica.com - Jul 15 2014]

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"The immunological and anti-inflammatory properties of human milk are especially important for the critically ill infants in our intensive care units" said Diane L Spatz, director of the lactation programme at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
"With the increasing prevalence of nickel allergy in the paediatric population, it is important for clinicians to continue to consider metallic-appearing electronics and personal effects as potential sources of nickel exposure" the dermatologists said in the study
"Properly harnessed means that the straps are coming from at or below the rear-facing child's shoulders or at or above the forward-facing child's shoulders. When properly harnessed, the plastic retainer or chest clip should be across the child's chest at armpit level" said Farrell
"By statistical standards, the results show highly controlled modest associations, yet these are net effects which suggest a developmental course which could ultimately compromise achievement, social relations, physical prowess, and preferences and habits toward a healthy lifestyle."

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To snip or not to snip [Published Daily News South Africa - Aug 21 2014]
Child having frequent nightmares [Published The News International - Aug 16 2014]
Make time for breakfast [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 14 2014]
Ministry of Health issues alert on dental solut... [Published Times of Oman - Aug 13 2014]
Medical Minute: Aspirin benefits, Gluten labels... [Published CITN Cayman 27 - Aug 12 2014]
Breast-feeding ‘cuts infection risks, hospitali... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Aug 12 2014]
Human milk acts as medicine for critically ill ... [Published zeenews.com - Aug 07 2014]
Human milk crucial for critically ill infants [Published Oman Observer - Aug 07 2014]
Human milk crucial for critically ill infants [Published ProKerala.com - Aug 07 2014]
Encouraging preschoolers [Published The News International - Aug 07 2014]
Soothing bug bites [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 02 2014]
Soothing bites pain and itch [Published The News International - Jul 26 2014]
UQ alumnus appointed chancellor of prestigious ... [Published University of Queensland - Jul 18 2014]
Nickel in iPad triggers allergy [Published Street Sweeper - Jul 15 2014]
Nickel in iPad triggers allergy [Published IT Web - Jul 15 2014]
Car-seat + puffy jacket = danger [Published iafrica.com - Jul 15 2014]
Bulky clothing affects children’s safety in car... [Published Herald Live - Jul 14 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]
Moodoff Day Warns the Digital Dangers of Textin... [Published PRWeb - Dec 11 2013]
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