Most children who get repeated throat infections probably don’t need surgery to remove their tonsils and would improve in time with careful monitoring, according to new clinical guidelines on tonsillectomies in children.
Beginning in 2001, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) emphasized amoxicillin as the preferred antibiotic for most children with sinusitis.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
After reviewing nearly 1,000 published studies along with testimony from scientists and others, the expert committee concluded that vitamin D and calcium play an important role in creating and maintaining strong bones.
The study published by the journal Pediatrics, says that when probiotics are given to children, who are otherwise healthy but are suffering with diarrhea from a viral infection, the duration of the illness is shortened. The review also found that probiotics may help prevent diarrhea in children who are taking antibiotics.
Here they come, little ones dressed as their favorite characters with bags and hands opened wide. Halloween is an exciting time for kids and to help parents and children have a safe night of Trick-or-Treating, the American Academy of Pediatrics offers these valuable tips.
"Stroke in children is uncommon but not as rare as we used to think," E. Steve Roach, MD, chair of the statement writing group and professor of pediatric neurology at the Ohio State University College of Medicine, says in a news release. About 10 out of every 100,000 children have a stroke each year. The risk is greatest during the first two months of life.