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Panel: Thumbs-down on anthrax vaccine tests in kids A presidential commission says the government would have to take multiple steps including more safety research in young adults before it would be ethical to consider anthrax vaccine tests in children.
MSNBC | Mar 19, 2013 3:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bioethicist: No chance of anthrax trial in kids A top-level commission has just released a new report on the morality of studying the safety of an anthrax vaccine in children, with an eye toward treating kids in the event of a terror attack. But bioethicist Art Caplan says few parents would subject the
MSNBC | Mar 19, 2013 3:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Most parents don't follow doctors' orders Two-thirds of parents say they don't always follow the advice they get from their child's doctor, according to a new poll.
MSNBC | Mar 18, 2013 7:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Docs shouldn't give ADHD drugs to healthy kids The practice of prescribing stimulant drugs to healthy kids who are looking for a mental boost is not justifiable, and should come to an end, a group of doctors says.
MSNBC | Mar 13, 2013 8:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Peanuts, eggs, milk OK for babies, report finds Recent recommendations from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology suggest that foods such as peanuts and eggs can be safely given to babies who are as young as 4- to 6 months -- and that offering them early might actually prevent food aller
MSNBC | Mar 6, 2013 9:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Childhood ADHD may lead to troubles in adulthood Nearly a third of people diagnosed as children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) still have the condition in adulthood, according to a U.S. study of thousands.
MSNBC | Mar 5, 2013 01:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Researchers find good germs that may zap zits In a finding that teenagers all over the world will cheer, researchers say they have found a strain of good bacteria that may keep acne at bay.
MSNBC | Feb 28, 2013 10:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Swine flu shot linked to narcolepsy, study finds GlaxoSmithKline's Pandemrix swine flu vaccine has been linked to cases of the rare sleep disorder narcolepsy in children in a scientific study in England that confirms similar findings elsewhere in Europe.
MSNBC | Feb 27, 2013 12:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FDA: Don't use codeine in kids after tonsil surgery Codeine can kill some children when it is used to help with pain after tonsil and adenoid surgery, and it shouldnt be used any more, the Food and Drug Administration cautioned on Wednesday.
MSNBC | Feb 20, 2013 4:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nearsighted children may get worse in winter: study Feb 12 (Reuters) - Nearsighted children had their vision deteriorate faster when days were shortest and more slowly during the summer months, according to a Chinese study investigating whether daylight may slow the worsening of children's vision.
MSNBC | Feb 12, 2013 12:45 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend