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Respiratory tract infections in young children linked to asthma and worse lung function

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Respiratory tract infections in young children are linked to an increased risk of asthma and worse lung function in later life, according to new research. Children's Health News — ScienceDaily

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Walking pneumonia in children: Symptoms and treatment

Walking pneumonia is a lung infection that is often linked to a low-grade fever and a cough. It tends to affect children 5 years old and above. Pneumonia causes the tiny air sacs in the lungs to become inflamed and ...

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Schizophrenia in children: What you need to know

Childhood schizophrenia is a rare but serious condition that requires early treatment in order to be managed effectively. Childhood schizophrenia is a severe but rare mental illness that causes a child to interpret reality abnormally. Schizophrenia affects behaviors, emotions, and ...

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Disrupted gut microbiome makes children more susceptible to amoebic dysentery

Children with lower diversity of microbial species in their intestines are more susceptible to severe infection with the Entamoeba histolytica parasite, according to a new study published in PLOS Pathogens. E. histolytica is an amoeba that typically spreads via food, ...

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Heavily-used pesticide linked to breathing problems in farmworkers' children

[unable to retrieve full-text content] New study finds that elemental sulfur is linked to reduced lung function, more asthma-related symptoms and higher asthma medication use in children living about a half-mile or less from farms that use the pesticide. Children's ...

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High quality early intervention for children with autism quickly results in costs savings

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The costs associated with the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), one evidence-based treatment for young children with autism, were fully offset after only two years following intervention due to reductions in children’s use of other ...

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Scientists rejuvenate aging cells from children with progeria

Researchers looking into progeria have found that they can reverse several markers of aging by focusing on telomere length. Using new technology, researchers from Texas found that they could reverse many markers of aging in cells from children with progeria, ...

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Why This Restaurant Has a Strict One-Drink Policy For Parents Dining With Children

This article originally appeared on Time.com. A restaurant in Clifton Park, New York is enforcing a one-drink rule for parents who are enjoying meals with their children. While some might assume that Peddlers Bar & Bistro rule that reads “one ...

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High-dose vitamin D doesn't appear to reduce the winter sniffles for children

Giving children high doses of vitamin D doesn’t appear to reduce the winter sniffles, a new study has found. Dr. Jonathon Maguire, a pediatrician at St. Michael’s Hospital, led a randomized clinical trial in which 350 healthy children were given ...

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Children conceived using donor sperm have similar health and well-being to general population

Children conceived using donor sperm have similar health and well-being to the general population, according to a study published in Reproductive BioMedicine Online. The study of 224 Australian children aged between 5 and 11 was the largest study to date ...

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