paediatric patients

How H1N1 is different from other viruses as a respiratory illness


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): A new study has found distinguishing characteristics of the H1N1 virus in how it affects respiratory illness.Phil Chan, of the Rhode Island Hospital, studied the signs, symptoms, and ... Read more...

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Rapid flu tests work better in kids than adults


February 16th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) A new test can diagnose flu within 30 minutes, but studies have shown these tests often give false negative results. A new study examined Rapid Influenza Diagnostic ... Read more...

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Heart-assist device keeps teenager alive until transplantation


February 13th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): A 16-year-old made medical history by becoming the first child to be discharged from a paediatric hospital with an implanted mechanical heart pump, or ventricular assist device (VAD). ... Read more...

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Heart pump keeps child alive until transplantation


February 13th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Teenager Francesco De Santiago made medical history by becoming the first child to be discharged from a paediatric hospital with an implanted mechanical heart pump. Then he recently ... Read more...

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Now, ‘Music Therapy on Wheels’ for paediatric patients


September 3rd, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 3 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new mobile tool to deliver music therapy, and help paediatric patients cope with the fear, isolation and pain associated with being in ... Read more...

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Bleach baths may help treat kids’ eczema


April 27th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): The simple household bleach is not only useful in whitening a load of laundry, but it can also turn out to be an effective treatment for kids' chronic ... Read more...

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Simple household whitener bleaches kids of chronic eczema too


April 27th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Simple household bleach is best known for whitening a load of laundry, but it is also surprisingly effective in getting rid of chronic eczema in children. Chronic, severe ... Read more...

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Spiritual kids tend to be healthier


March 12th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Spiritual kids are more likely to be healthier, just like their adult counterparts, according to a new study.Dr. Barry Nierenberg, associate professor of psychology at Nova Southeastern ... Read more...

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Eye divergence triples kids mental illness risk


November 27th, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children whose eyes are misaligned and point outward are at significantly increased risk of developing mental illness by early adulthood.Brian Mohney, ... Read more...

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Lack of vitamin D causes fragile bones: study


June 2nd, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 2 (IANS) Most patients with vitamin D deficiency were found to have a history of fragile bones that exposed them to the risk of osteopororis, according to a study. The ... Read more...

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Allergic-like reactions to gadolinium-based contrast agents are rare


December 30th, 2007 - 12:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): A new study has found that allergic-like reactions to gadolinium-containing contrast injections in adults and paediatric patients are rare.The new study, conducted by researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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