Tag Archives: children

New Research from the CWMH: No Increase in Major Malformations in Children Prenatally Exposed to Aripiprazole

Despite the increasing use of the newer atypical or second-generation antipsychotic agents to treat a spectrum of psychiatric disorders, including psychotic disorders, bipolar disorder, major depression, PTSD and other anxiety disorders, we have relatively little data on the reproductive safety of these newer atypical agents. In response to this deficit, the National Pregnancy Registry for… Read More »

Mission Children’s Hospital Partnership with Mountain Child Advocacy Center Enhances Care for Babies and Children Who Are Victims of Neglect and Abuse

By Carolyn Comeau The safety and quality of life of Buncombe County’s babies and children are dependent on the adults around them. But sadly, over 4,000 children in Buncombe County alone experience neglect and physical or sexual abuse annually. – 1 in 5 children will experience abuse or neglect.– 50 percent of abuse victims are… Read More »

Looking at children as the silent spreaders of SARS-CoV-2

In the most comprehensive study of COVID-19 pediatric patients to date, researchers provide critical data showing that children play a larger role in the community spread of COVID-19 than previously thought. In a study of 192 children ages 0-22, 49 children tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, and an additional 18 children had late-onset, COVID-19-related illness. The… Read More »

Nearly one-third of Florida children tested are positive for COVID-19

A boy receives a free COVID-19 test Loading the player… 31% of children in Florida have tested positive for the new coronavirus, and health officials are warning that the long-term effects of the virus in children are still unknown.  Florida is rapidly becoming a new global epicenter of the COVID-19 in the world. Elected officials… Read More »

‘I didn’t expect to be told it was Motor Neurone Disease – How was I going to tell my children’

The last few months have undoubtedly been difficult as we’ve all been doing our best to adapt to restrictions placed on us by the onset of Covid-19 – but some people have issues far greater than trying to keep the kids amused while working from home. une 21 is the annual fundraiser for the Irish… Read More »