Devastating genetic disease in children may be treatable in adulthood

A devastating genetic disease called CDKL5 deficiency disorder (CDD), which strikes in early childhood, may be significantly treatable even in adulthood, a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine…

High-dose CIMT produces longer lasting improvements in children with hemiparetic cerebral palsy

Children with hemiparetic cerebral palsy, a movement disorder that affects use of one side of the body, showed improved use of the arm and hand after receiving a high dose…

Cell-based quadrivalent influenza vaccine produces sufficient immune response in children

A cell-based influenza vaccine has effectively provided protection against the flu in children and adolescents, according to a new study. The research found the cell-based quadrivalent influenza vaccine (QIVc) produced…

Oxytocin does not appear to overcome social deficits in children with ASD, study suggests

Regular doses of the hormone oxytocin do not appear to overcome deficits in social functioning among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), suggests a study funded by the National Institutes…

Typhoid vaccine found to be 84% effective in preventing the disease in children

A vaccine has proved safe and effective in protecting children against typhoid, raising hopes of fighting the disease in Sub-Saharan Africa, a study says. More than 1.2 million cases of…

Zulum receives 6 girls, pregnant schoolgirl, 9 children

The schoolgirls and their children. With Governor Zulum (below). By Ndahi Marama, MAIDUGURI Borno State governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, has received another set of nine girls that escaped from Boko…

14 Ways Children Will Prepare You For The Zombie Apocalypse

Bet you never thought your kids could be your best preparation for the zombie apocalypse! Parenting can be so rewarding and now we found 14 more reasons why it is…

U-M researchers create injury prevention online course for children and teens

The COVID-19 pandemic forced the hand of many. Schools, universities, businesses – nearly every organization that provides any form of in-person education either began offering or enhanced their online programming.…

Post-surgical death rate is higher for minority children regardless of socioeconomic status

Minority children die after surgery at higher rates than white children regardless of socioeconomic status (SES), according to a first-of-its-kind study being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2021 annual meeting. Given…

Oral acetaminophen helps manage tonsillectomy pain in children at lower costs

Providing children oral instead of intravenous (IV) acetaminophen to help manage tonsillectomy pain improves care at lower costs, according to research being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2021 annual meeting. Tonsillectomy…