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Malawi study confirms lasting impact of life-saving technology

Malawi's national adoption of affordable, rugged, neonatal CPAP technology as a part of routine hospital care resulted in sustained improvements in the survival of babies with respiratory illness, according to a new study ...

Oncology & Cancer

Survival for pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma differs by race

In what is believed to be the largest dataset study to date examining the role of race on survival outcome for pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma, investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have found that ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Increasing DTP3 coverage tied to drop in diphtheria cases in under 15s

(HealthDay)—The proportion of diphtheria case-patients younger than 15 years of age decreased as diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) 3 coverage increased, according to a study published in the October issue of Emerging Infectious ...

Neuroscience

A rough childhood could stunt your brain's growth

U.S. researchers say kids who have had adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), such as abuse or neglect, during their preschool years, can have stunted growth of some brain structures by the time they reach adolescence.

Pediatrics

Parents play a key role in fostering children's love of reading

Learning to read is one of the most important developmental achievements of childhood, and it sets the stage for later school and life success. But learning to read is not straightforward. As child development researchers, ...

Pediatrics

When is a child an adult?

When does childhood end? That's the question international researchers are asking as they chart age cut-offs for paediatric services around the world.