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Archive - Mar 5, 2012

Antidepressants in pregnancy: weighing benefits and risks

There has been a debate on the use of antidepressant medication in pregnant women. Depression during pregnancy is, of course, difficult for the woman.
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Vitamin D in pre-teen girls protects from stress fractures and bone injuries: Study

A new study shows that girls and young women who got lots of vitamin D through their diet and supplements were half as likely to suffer a stress fracture as those who didn't.

Snoring toddlers may develop behavioural problems later: Study

A new study shows that babies and toddlers who snore, gasp for breath, or breathe with their mouth open while sleeping may be at a greater risk of behavioural problems all the way through second grade
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Asthma first aid charts launched

The National Asthma Council Australia has updated its popular First Aid for Asthma chart and launched a new paediatric Kids’ First Aid for Asthma chart, with advice reflecting the latest evidence and
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Price Chopper Supermarkets Recalls Streusel Topped Fruit Pies

Price Chopper Supermarkets is issuing a voluntary recall on its Price Chopper Bakery five and eight inch Apple, Blueberry, Cherry, and Peach Streusel Pies due to the streusel topping containing eggs,
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IRIN examines pilot project to increase ORS coverage for treatment of child diarrhea

IRIN examines ColaLife -- a pilot project set to start in Zambia in September 2012 that will ship single-dose anti-diarrhea kits (ADKs) in crates of Coca-Cola bottles in an effort to increase the cove
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Innovative telemedicine program connects neonatal specialists to treat tiniest, difficult cases

An innovative telemedicine program connecting neonatal specialists from UC San Diego Medical Center and Tri-City Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) will allow experts to collaborate,
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Young children with SDB more likely to develop neurobehavioral problems

A study of more than 11,000 children followed for over six years has found that young children with sleep-disordered breathing are prone to developing behavioral difficulties such as hyperactivity and
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Home-food intake may reduce risk of obesity in children

University of Granada researchers have confirmed that there is a significant direct relationship between the nutritional status of children and the person who prepares their meal.
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