Children's Health
Sunday 26 April, 2015

Morphine after childhood surgery may be life threatening

Dr Koren
 The Hospital for Sick Children Director, Motherisk Programs
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Treating post-operative pain with morphine can cause life threatening respiratory problems in some children who have had their tonsils removed  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Stress during pregnancy can affect baby’s development

Stress hormones in the mother can affect foetal development  More...

Expanding upon previous studies, Duan, working with Judith Miles and other team members, used a system of cameras to photograph and generate three-dimensional images of children’s faces. 
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By BioNews On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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Advanced 3D facial imaging may detect autism early

Using advanced 3D facial imaging techniques, researchers at University of Missouri have identified facial measurements in children with autism that may lead to a screening tool for young children and provide clues More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Higher sense of autonomy make toddlers smarter

Children with a higher sense of autonomy are likely to possess stronger mental skills  More...

Dr Jane Herbet conducting the research study
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By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Napping boosts infants’ memory

While babies devote the majority of their time to sleeping, researchers have now found that napping helps them develop memory and retain new behaviours they have learnt  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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Music eases kids’ pain after surgery

An Indian-origin scientist from Northwestern Medicine and his daughter have found that  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
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Gene decides why some kids turn into troubled adults

Researchers from North Carolina-based Duke University have identified a gene variant that may serve as a marker  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, December 29th, 2014
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Text message reminders push influenza vaccination in kids

Sending text message reminders with educational information on the importance of the second dose of influenza vaccine boosts  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
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Multi-vitamin supplement improves pregnancy outcomes

A multi-vitamin administered daily to pregnant women can help curb infant mortality in developing countries as it reduces  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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Kids must undergo vision health screening regularly

All children should undergo vision health screening between age 36 and 72 months  More...