Posted 10:00 AM 4/30/2013 by Robert Preidt
TUESDAY, April 30 (HealthDay News) -- Extremely premature infants are more likely to have mental and physical disabilities than full-term infants, but rates of such disabilities aren't rising, new research says.
The study included almost 500 children in Sweden who were born extremely (More)
Posted 5:00 AM 4/12/2013 by Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Pinkeye (conjunctivitis) is a common infection that can cause redness, itching, swelling and discharge.
Typically, pinkeye is not serious, but there are some symptoms that require a doctor's attention.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says (More)
Posted 10:00 AM 4/9/2013 by Mary Elizabeth Dallas
MONDAY, April 9 (HealthDay News) -- Research in vision-challenged pooches might pave the way to helping humans battle similar problems, new research suggests.
A team at Michigan State University (MSU) believes insights into an inherited condition that affects (More)
Posted 12:00 PM 4/5/2013 by Robert Preidt
FRIDAY, April 5 (HealthDay News) -- Baseball is one of the safest sports for children, but even so there are potential risks that can result in serious injury, an expert warns.
"All kids should be involved in physical activity, and baseball is a great, safe way to get kids exercising, help (More)
Posted 7:00 AM 3/20/2013 by Robert Preidt
WEDNESDAY, March 20 (HealthDay News) -- A problem with a certain brain circuit may be one reason why 7-month-old infants who later develop autism are slower to shift their gaze and attention from one object to another, compared with infants who do not develop autism.
That's the finding of (More)