paediatricians

Kokilaben hospital to hold Royal College clinical exams


June 13th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) The Mumbai-based Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital (KDAH), which had been the centre for written exams of Britain's prestigious Member of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child ... Read more...

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Abnormal breathing in sleep triggers hyperactivity in kids


March 5th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Young children who have difficulty in breathing while asleep tend to develop hyperactivity and aggressiveness, as well as emotional symptoms and difficulty with peer relationships.The study, ... Read more...

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Premature kids likely to face behavioural problems


December 6th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Children born prematurely have greater chances of experiencing behavioural or emotional problems or both in the pre-school years, a study reveals. While the rate of premature ... Read more...

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Bahrain Government cracks down on its medical fraternity


April 21st, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Manama (Bahrain), Apr. 21 (ANI): At least 32 doctors, including surgeons, physicians, paediatricians and obstetricians, have been arrested and detained by Bahrain's police in the last month in a campaign of intimidation ... Read more...

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Kids as young as 6 hospitalised with anorexia, bulimia


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 2 (ANI): A new study has found that children as young as six have been hospitalised after suffering the effects of anorexia and other eating disorders in the UK and ... Read more...

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Chandigarh doctors clown around - and get children smiling


December 30th, 2010 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
By Ritika Jha Chandigarh, Dec 30 (IANS) Most parents dread taking their children to the doctor. The combination of white coats, medicines and injections is enough to transform even the most angelic toddler ... Read more...

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Experts to discuss improving surgical care of kids


October 21st, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Paediatricians and delegates from 84 countries will for the next four days deliberate upon ways of improving surgical care of children across the globe as the World ... Read more...

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World’s ‘luckiest baby’ born on 10/10/10 at 10:10:10!


October 11th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): Born exactly on 10 October 2010 at 10:10:10, Niamh Bond is nothing less than a nature's miracle.Numerologists believe the 'perfect tens', which happen only once a century, symbolise ... Read more...

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Simple interventions up parental accuracy of kids’ weight


July 13th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): In a new study, some simple interventions helped change a parent's perspective about a child's being overweight or obese, and change the parent's behaviors at home to reduce ... Read more...

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Prolonged bottle-feeding linked to iron deficiency


July 12th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 12 (IANS) Family doctors and paediatricians can influence when parents wean their children from the bottle and help reduce iron deficiency. Only five minutes of advice about the dangers of prolonged ... Read more...

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Mini Mathur turns producer with talk show on parenting


June 24th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Popular TV anchor Mini Mathur turns producer with "Parvarish", a new talk show on wellness and parenting. She says she will also host the show and ... Read more...

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18-month-old Chinese girl excretes 21 nails in a month


June 13th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 13 (ANI): An 18-month-old Chinese girl is believed to be suffering from Pica - an eating disorder characterized by persistent cravings to eat nonfood items such as dirt ... Read more...

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‘Store Your Cells’- India’s first dental stem cell bank launched


May 27th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 27 (ANI/Business Wire India): Teeth are the newest and the easiest way of obtaining stem cells. 'Store Your Cells' is the first dental stem cell bank in India started by ... Read more...

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Kids deaf in one ear fall behind in language skills


May 10th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Hearing loss in a single ear of a child hurts his ability to comprehend and use language, says a new study. "For many years, paediatricians and educators thought that ... Read more...

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Obese teens urged to avoid bariatric surgery


May 4th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new research has shown that physicians do not recommend bariatric surgery for obese patients under the age of 18.Researchers surveyed a national random sample of paediatricians and ... Read more...

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Toilet seat triggers skin infections among kids


January 25th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Considered an extinct nuisance, skin irritation activated by toilet seats is making a comeback mostly among children, says a new research. "Toilet seat dermatitis is one of those ... Read more...

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Paediatric physicians turn to religion in times of medical crisis


November 5th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Paediatric oncologists are likely to accept religion as a resort when medicine has failed the patient, according to a new study.In a novel Brandeis University study, researchers conducted ... Read more...

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Cholesterol check can guage heart disease risk among obese kids


August 29th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Rampant childhood obesity in the US has spurred concerns that such youngsters need to be screened for increased risk of heart disease, including high cholesterol levels. However, body fat ... Read more...

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Conversing helps kids better develop language skills than reading


June 30th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Having conversations with your children could help them develop language skills, according to a new study.The study by UCLA researchers has found that adult-child conversations have a more ... Read more...

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India to send more medical aid to Sri Lanka


May 18th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) With thousands of Tamil civilians in war-torn Sri Lanka needing immediate medical care, India will soon be sending more medical aid to the island nation, an official ... Read more...

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Falling furniture injures many kids


May 4th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Is your child really safe when he is sitting in front of the TV watching his favourite programme? A recent study found that from 1990 to 2007 an ... Read more...

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Children should not overdo sport, experts warn


February 23rd, 2009 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Cologne (Germany), Feb 23 (DPA) Sport is a healthy leisure pursuit provided the activity does not put an undue strain on muscles and joints, warn experts. Children are particularly prone to such hazards ... Read more...

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Study shows most moms quit breastfeeding early


August 12th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): More American mums are trying to breastfeed, but most do not continue it as long as they should, according to a new study.Breast milk is considered best ... Read more...

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TomKats daughter Suri is too old to drink from bottle


July 18th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 18 (ANI): Paediatricians believe that Hollywoods star couple Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Suri, 2, is too old to drink through bottle.Dr. Charles Czerepak, a paediatric dentist ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe’s medical bodies implore end to political violence


June 9th, 2008 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
DPA Harare, June 9 (DPA) Some 2,900 victims of political violence wracking Zimbabwe ahead of a presidential election run-off have been treated in hospital since elections March 29, medical specialists said Sunday. The ... Read more...

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School age children at greater risk from lead exposure


May 5th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 5 (IANS) School age children are at greater risk from lead exposure than toddlers, according to a Cincinnati Children's Hospital study. "Although we typically worry about protecting toddlers, our study ... Read more...

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Top Indian paediatric body to lobby for pneumonia vaccine


April 10th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
By Prashant K. Nanda Udaipur (Rajasthan), April 10 (IANS) With pneumonia killing nearly 400,000 children in the country annually, the Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) will lobby with the health ministry to introduce ... Read more...

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