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Antibiotics cut death rate for malnourished children

Antibiotics cut death rate for malnourished children

Jan. 30, 2013 — Severely malnourished children are far more likely to recover and survive when given antibiotics along with a therapeutic peanut-based food than children who are simply treated with the therapeutic food alone, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St Continue reading

Gut microbes at root of severe malnutrition in kids

Gut microbes at root of severe malnutrition in kids

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Chemical defects ‘last generations’

Chemical defects ‘last generations’

25 January 2013 Last updated at 20:24 ET Scientists believe they have shown exposure to certain chemicals in the womb can cause changes that are passed through generations. There is no firm evidence of this in humans, but Washington State University research showed a clear effect in rats Continue reading

Do common painkillers cause kidney failure in children?

Do common painkillers cause kidney failure in children?

Jan. 25, 2013 — Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen and naproxen, are commonly used to treat pain and reduce fever in children. However, the use of NSAIDs has been shown to cause acute kidney injury (AKI) in some children. Continue reading

Scientists discover how epigenetic information could be inherited: Mechanism of epigenetic reprogramming revealed

Scientists discover how epigenetic information could be inherited: Mechanism of epigenetic reprogramming revealed

Jan. 24, 2013 — New research reveals a potential way for how parents’ experiences could be passed to their offspring’s genes Continue reading

Eczema in infants linked to gut bacteria

Eczema in infants linked to gut bacteria

Jan. 21, 2013 — Children with eczema have a more diverse set of bacteria in their guts than non affected children, finds a new study in BioMed Central’s open access journal BMC Microbiology. Continue reading

Eczema in infants linked to gut bacteria

Eczema in infants linked to gut bacteria

Jan. 21, 2013 — Children with eczema have a more diverse set of bacteria in their guts than non affected children, finds a new study in BioMed Central’s open access journal BMC Microbiology. The types of bacteria present were also more typical of adult gut microbes than for toddlers without eczema Continue reading

Longer CPR improves survival in both chidren and adults

Longer CPR improves survival in both chidren and adults

Jan. 21, 2013 — Experts from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia were among the leaders of two large national U.S Continue reading