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Cognitive, Behavioural Problems in Children Born Extremely Preterm Linked to High Daily Screen Time

Washington, July 18: During a recent study, researchers found that among six and seven-year-olds who were born before the 28th week of pregnancy and those who had more than two hours of screen time a day were more likely to have deficits in overall IQ, executive functioning, impulse control, and attention. The findings of the… Read More »

7 children in ICU, 2 on life support as they battle delta variant of COVID-19

Loading the player… At least seven children are in the intensive care unit in Mississippi as the state continues to battle the delta variant of COVID-19 — and two of the children are on life support.  On Twitter on Tuesday, Dr. Thomas Dobbs, a Mississippi Department of Health official, tweeted an update to an earlier… Read More »

Residential school remains could reveal how 215 children lived — and died, experts say

Breadcrumb Trail Links News National Health Canadian Politics Canada A team might be able to identify — just from bones — the signs of disease like tuberculosis, evidence of abuse or malnutrition. DNA would provide more information Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Jun 02, 2021  •  June 2, 2021  •  5 minute… Read More »

Tragedy as three children take own lives

Lauren Rafferty suffered the same level of bullying “any girl of her age does”. But the 12-year-old “had a greater sadness than any of us could fathom, which spiralled and deepened”, according to her devastated mum Rachelle. The Wagga Wagga Year 7 student went for a walk on Mother’s Day and never came home, making… Read More »

CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk

Children from ethnic and racial minorities, those with underlying health conditions and those between the ages of 18 and 20 are more likely to die, a CDC-led research team wrote in a study published Tuesday in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report also showed just how unusual it is for children and… Read More »

Hospitalizations of children with COVID-19 likely overcounted, Stanford researchers report

The number of children hospitalized because of COVID-19 is likely much lower than reported, according to a new study from Stanford University researchers. “Our goal is to make sure we have accurate data on how sick children are getting,” Dr. Alan Schroeder, a co-author of the report and a pediatric critical care researcher at Stanford,… Read More »

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 »