October 2, 2012

Grommets, What Are They And How Do They Work?

Between the ages of six months and two years, many children go through reoccurring cycles of ear infections, known as glue ear, which can cause pain, […]
July 23, 2012

Common Baby Ailments

Babies and young children are by nature prone to illnesses due to their compromised and weak immune systems. That is why doctors recommend that mother’s breastfeed […]
June 18, 2012

Dramatic Rise in Kids Hospitalised With High Blood Pressure: Study

MONDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) — The number of children hospitalised with high blood pressure nearly doubled in a single decade, according to a new study. […]
June 16, 2012

Two Common Causes For Itchy Tots

Although not related in any way, head lice and infantile eczema can both cause your child tremendous discomfort and are two conditions that affect a large […]
May 10, 2012

Health Tip: Help Prevent Chronic Ear Infections

(HealthDay News) — Chronic ear infections are common in young children. But there are steps parents can take to help keep these painful infections from coming […]
May 9, 2012

Baby’s Health: A Brief On Common Ailments That May Affect Your Baby

It is not uncommon for a newborn baby to develop ailments that can affect them. This is because baby’s immune system is not fully developed yet. […]
April 11, 2012

Study Shows New Option for Kids With Tough-to-Treat Leukemia

WEDNESDAY, April 11 (HealthDay News) — Additional chemotherapy may a better option than bone marrow transplant for some children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia who don’t respond […]
January 27, 2012

Understanding And Coping With Colour Blindness In Children

Colour blindness occurs when one or more of the light sensitive cones in the retina are faulty or missing. There are many types of colour blindness […]
January 4, 2012

MRI Scans Show Brain Changes in Kids With Schizophrenia

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 4 (HealthDay News) — Children who are diagnosed with schizophrenia or a number of other psychoses go on to experience a progressively greater than […]
December 16, 2011

New Device Approved for Children With Heart Failure

FRIDAY, Dec. 16 (HealthDay News) — A cardiac assist device that’s designed to keep a child with heart failure alive until doctors can find a donor […]
December 12, 2011

Blink Patterns May Be a Window Into Autistic Mind

MONDAY, Dec. 12 (HealthDay News) — Toddlers with autism show different blink patterns than other children, a finding that researchers say may provide a clue to […]
November 28, 2011

Health Tip: Parenting a Disabled Child

(HealthDay News) — Parenting a disabled child can be quite a challenge, but there are plenty of programs and services that can help. The womenshealth.gov website […]
November 21, 2011

Childhood diabetes

Diabetes is a very serious illness and it’s very important that children who have diabetes are diagnosed early and that they receive the treatment they need. […]
November 17, 2011

Bipolar Kids May Focus on Different Facial Features

THURSDAY, Nov. 17 (HealthDay News) — Children with bipolar disorder and a similar condition called severe mood dysregulation spend less time looking at the eyes when […]
October 25, 2011

Viagra May Help Children With Rare Blood Pressure Disorder

TUESDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) — New research suggests that the active ingredient in the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra, which was initially developed as a treatment […]