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Pediatrics is a branch of medicine that deals with infants, children and adolescents and their diseases. A child's physician provides not only medical care for children who are acutely or chronically ill but also preventive health services for healthy children. This category includes news on childhood diseases and illnesses, parenting tips, learning and development, social skills, breastfeeding and infant care.
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Study sheds new light on post-operative bleeding in newborns

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 23:00
A new study finds significant differences between the blood clot structure in adults and newborns, helping researchers better understand the challenges in addressing post-operative bleeding in...

Scientists develop very early stage human embryonic stem cell lines for first time

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 23:00
Scientists at the University of Cambridge have for the first time shown that it is possible to derive from a human embryo so-called 'naïve' pluripotent stem cells - one of the most flexible types...

Omalizumab decreases colds in inner-city children with asthma, NIH study reports

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 23:00
Treatment with omalizumab significantly decreases the number of colds in inner-city children with allergic asthma, researchers reported at a press conference 5 March, 2016 at the American Academy...

Asthma symptoms linked to increased stress, anxiety levels in teens

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 23:00
A Henry Ford Hospital study has found that common asthma symptoms like waking up in the middle of the night and shortness of breath are associated with increased levels of stress and anxiety in...

Fatigue a contributing factor in kid's pitching injuries

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 23:00
Shoulder and elbow injuries in adolescent pitchers are becoming more and more prevalent each year.

ADHD medication misuse prompts diagnosis rethink, Australia

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 05:00
Overdiagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and overprescription of psychostimulants to treat it are contributing to increased rates of misuse, with more careful assessment and...