Pediatric


Jul

04

2014
ADHD Meds May Double Cardiovascular Event Risk in Kids

ADHD Meds May Double Cardiovascular Event Risk in Kids

The use of psychostimulants in children and adolescents is associated with nearly twice the risk for a cardiovascular event compared with nonuse of the drugs, and the risk is even higher when the drugs are used for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research suggests. However, some experts are questioning whether these findings are clinically meaningful. “In this large nationwide cohort study, we found...

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Aug

20

2012

Vitamin D Deficiency Common in Critically Ill Children

August 6, 2012 — According to 2 recent studies, two thirds of children admitted to pediatric intensive care units (PICUs) may be deficient in vitamin D, which may make them vulnerable to more severe illness. The studies were published online August 6 in Pediatrics. The first study was conducted by Kate Madden, MD, an assistant in critical care medicine in the Division of Critical Care...

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Feb

28

2012

Chiropractic treatments improve sensory-processing disorders

(NaturalNews) Sensory processing disorders (SPD) are impairments in detecting, modulating, interpreting, or responding to sensory stimuli. One study estimates that 5 percentof elementary aged children met the criteria for SPD. These conditions are closely related to other neurodevelopmental disorders and often overlap with autism and ADHD. Recent studies have shown the benefits of chiropractic in enhancing the functionality of individuals with SPD and Autism. In...

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Feb

28

2012

Infant heart failure and vitamin D supplementation

Heart failure is a condition where the body can’t pump enough blood to meet the needs of its body. When we think of heart failure, we think of older persons whose heart has worn out, not 4-month-old infants. However, chronic congestive heart failure is a real and existing problem for infants all over the world. That is why we should laud Professor Soad Shedeed in...

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Jan

30

2012

Vitamin D and fertility in men and women

January 30, 2012 — Dr John Cannell Every year, billions are spent in fertility clinics; the result of which is often in vitro fertilization (IVF). About 5 years ago, I began receiving emails from a nurse practitioner in Indiana who works in a fertility clinic. Her experience was dramatic; 5,000 IU/day for both the man and woman frequently resulted in a healthy baby. However, her...

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Jan

26

2012

Resolution of Breech Presentation and Successful Vaginal Birth Following Administration of Webster’s Technique: A Case Study

Resolution of Breech Presentation and Successful Vaginal Birth Following Administration of Webster’s Technique: A Case Study Pamela Stone-McCoy DC Bio, Melissa Sell DC Bio,  Krystal Drwencke DC Bio Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health – Chiropractic ~ Volume 2012 ~ Issue 1 ~ Pages 5-11 Abstract Objective: The purpose of this case study is to report on the resolution of a breech presentation in an expectant mother following a...

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Jan

26

2012

The Webster Technique: Results From a Practice-Based Research Network Study

The Webster Technique: Results From a Practice-Based Research Network Study Joel Alcantara DC Bio Jeanne Ohm DC Bio  Derek Kunz BS Bio Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health – Chiropractic ~ Volume 2012 ~ Issue 1 ~ Pages 16-21 Abstract Objective:  To contribute to evidence-based practice, the use of Webster Technique is characterized in a chiropractic practice-based research network. Methods:  In an exploratory study, we sought data from pregnant...

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