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  1. New Diarrheal Disease in Infants

    July 19, 2006 -- UCLA researchers have discovered a new kind of diarrheal disease in infants. A rare defect in the NEUROG3 gene causes the disease, report Jiafang Wang, Martín G. Martín, MD, and colleagues. They call the disease enteric anendocrinosis, and describe the symptoms in three children bor

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  2. Reading to Babies Ups Language Skills

    July 13, 2006 -- No matter what language you speak or how much money you make, it's never too early to start reading to your children, according to a new study. Researchers found that children from both English-speaking and Spanish-speaking, low-income families, had better language comprehension and

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  3. Nation Ignores Preterm Birth Risks

    July 13, 2006 -- The U.S. has largely ignored the consequences of a rapidly rising rate of preterm births, causing health risks and costing the nation billions of dollars, an Institute of Medicine (IOM) report concluded Thursday. Premature births are up 30% in the last 25 years, though the reasons w

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  4. Newborn Screening Up Since 2005

    July 11, 2006 -- It's becoming more common for U.S. babies to be offered most recommended newborn screening tests, but there's still room for improvement, says the March of Dimes. The March of Dimes is a nonprofit organization that focuses on improving babies' health by preventing birth defects, pre

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  5. Kids at Day Care: Mom Still No. 1

    May 17, 2006 -- Moms with small children in day care may worry that their kids will develop stronger attachments to paid caregivers than to them, but their fears are unfounded, new research finds. The analysis of 40 studies involving nearly 3,000 toddlers showed that while the young children perceiv

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  6. Caffeine Helps Premature Babies' Lungs

    May 17, 2006 -- A new study shows that caffeine therapy may help the lungs of premature babies weighing 1 or 2 pounds at birth. So far, the researchers only have early results from the study. They've published that data in The New England Journal of Medicine. The key finding is that premature babies

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  7. Language Perk from Baby Hearing Test

    May 17, 2006 -- Testing the hearing of all babies may ultimately boost the language skills of hearing-impaired kids. Researchers from the U.K. report that news in The New England Journal of Medicine. The University of Southampton's Colin Kennedy, MD, MB, BS, and colleagues studied 120 children with

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  8. Baby Safety Devices May Go Underused

    May 1, 2006 -- Parents may want to brush up on baby safety devices. A new study shows that certain devices -- specifically, baby gates and bath thermometers -- may not be widely used by parents of babies younger than 6 months old. The study by Winnie Whitaker, MD, and colleagues was presented in San

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  9. Include Dads in Kids' Doctor Visits

    April 3, 2006 -- When babies and kids visit doctors, most dads want to come along, states a study in Pediatrics. The study included 32 fathers of 3-year-olds. More than half of fathers had attended a routine checkup (well-child visits). Most had taken their children to other doctors in the past year

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  10. New Moms Need Time to Heal

    March 28, 2006 -- More than half of new moms in the U.S. work outside the home, and researchers suggest that many are returning to work before their bodies have fully recovered from childbirth. Nashville teacher Andrea da Silva is one of them. Da Silva returned to her classroom of 18 kindergarteners

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