Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Tag: Paediatrics

Oral Antibiotics May Increase Risk for Kidney Stones

Oral Antibiotics May Increase Risk for Kidney Stones

Five classes of antibiotics are associated with an increased risk for kidney stones, results from a nested case-control study suggest. The risk is particularly...
EEGs can Accurately Predict Autism During Early Life

EEGs can Accurately Predict Autism During Early Life

Inexpensive EEGs, which measure brain electrical activity, can accurately predict or rule out autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in infants, even in some as young...
Women In Sri Lanka Are Champions Of Breastfeeding - UNICEF

Women In Sri Lanka Are Champions Of Breastfeeding – UNICEF

New analysis shows that 99 per cent of children in Sri Lanka are breastfed at some point in their young lives Babies in South Asia...
Teach Language to Your Child

Best Period for Teach Language to Your Child

A great deal of evidence suggests that it is more difficult to learn a new language as an adult than as a child, which...
World Thalassemia Day 2018

World Thalassemia Day 2018

Highlights: World Thalassemia Day is marked on 8th May each year as a sign of solidarity with the many thalassemia patients and...

World Autism Awareness Day on April 2

World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) aims to put a spotlight on the hurdles that people with autism – and others living with autism –...

Newborn Arrives with Arms Outstretched After 4 Days of Labor

Sullivan came into this world with a wild smile and his arms outstretched Angel Taylor, 33, gave birth to him on March 8...

Today is World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day is marked on 21 March each year to celebrate children and adults with Downs and focus on specific issues ...

Newborn mortality rate in SL almost same as US – The...

Unicef expresses alarm over figures that show five newborn babies a minute die from preventable causes worlwide. The risk of dying as a newborn in...

Newborn babies who suffered stroke regain language function in opposite side...

It's not rare that a baby experiences a stroke around the time it is born. Birth is hard on the brain, as is the...
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The Amazing Power of Breast Milk Revealed by a Mother

A few weeks ago, Chelsea Pryce was dealing with something many of us are unfortunately faced with this time of year — a sick...

Peradeniya Teaching Hospital setup a record

Peradeniya Teaching Hospital has become the first South Asian Hospital where 100 kidney transplants were performed on children successfully at the same hospital. A special...
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Neonatal Transport Service in Sri Lanka is the best in South...

At a glitzy award ceremony held in New Delhi last month the innovative work by Dr. Ramya de Silva of the Lady Ridgeway Hospital...

Nearly half of Sri Lankan doctors are not aware of symptoms...

Recent research study has found that nearly half of doctors in Sri Lanka unaware of the symptoms of autism and fail to recognize the...

Take-away Meals Link to Heart Disease and Diabetes in Children

Frequent and regular consumption of take-away meals increases risk for heart disease and diabetes in children. Regular consumption of take-away meals may boost a child's...

Mobile App to Track Child’s Milestone from CDC

Now people can track their child’s milestones from age 2 months to 5 years with CDC(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Milestone Tracker Mobile...
Early childhood adversities linked to health problems in tweens, teens

Early childhood adversities linked to health problems in tweens, teens

Adverse experiences in childhood — such as the death of a parent, growing up in poverty, physical or sexual abuse, or having a parent...
Paracetamol in Pregnancy Tied to ADHD

Paracetamol in Pregnancy Tied to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – ADHD

Women who use a lot of the common pain reliever Paracetamol during pregnancy may be more likely to have children with attention deficit hyperactivity...

Paediatric – Guidelines

Recommendations for Resuscitation of extremely premature / low birth weight newborns-22/05/2017 Measles, Rubella, Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS) elimination initiative – Sri Lanka Management of central nervous...
Risk Factors for Acute Unintentional Poisoning among Children

Risk Factors for Acute Unintentional Poisoning among Children

BACKGROUND: Acute poisoning in children is a major preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in both developed and developing countries. However, there is a...

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