May 17, 2011
Posted in Child Disorders

ADHD in Children – Check Out These Culprit Household Products

ADHD in Children – Check Out These Culprit Household Products
Cases of ADHD in children are rising with parents & scientists are hunting for likely reasons & associations. Literature & studies presently believe that ADHD is an inheritable neuro-developmental behavioural condition though present trials have associated ADHD & aggravation of symptoms to particular types of chemical substances & domestic products. Paints, insect sprays & food pesticide products are part of the listing. Here are some other astonishing sources. Lead – Strong Links to ADHD From all the substances associated with ADHD, lead might be having the strongest link. Though government guidelines  [...]

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May 10, 2011
Posted in Baby Care, Child Disorders

Clubfoot Babies Endure Less & Benefit More from Novel Non-Invasive Treatment

Clubfoot Babies Endure Less & Benefit More from Novel Non-Invasive Treatment
Babies born with clubfoot would earlier be left with no option but to undergo major surgical procedure & several months long of excruciating rehab for a likelihood of walking in a normal way. However, currently, a novel non invasive therapy approach which deploys a specially created pair of footwear has proven to meet with remarkable success. In clubfoot condition, innate ankle twisting occurs as a result of which the foot would be pointed downwards & sole of that foot would be inwards-directed. The cause for this condition which afflicts 1 from eight hundred infants is yet unknown, though it could be inherited.  [...]

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May 3, 2011
Posted in Child Disorders, Pediatrics

Autism Diagnosis in Babies Gets More Fine-Tuned with Simple Checklist

Autism Diagnosis in Babies Gets More Fine-Tuned with Simple Checklist
New-fangled study finding indicates that a 5-minutes survey that all parents could take can help in detecting signs of ASD (autism spectrum disorders) among even 1-year-old infants. Presently, screening techniques for autism diagnosis permit physicians in determining whether a baby eighteen months of age or more is having a disorder. The twenty-four queries long survey assesses infant’s motions, sound & ocular focussing amongst other aspects. Till date, it has facilitated scientists in diagnosing ASD precisely on seventy-five per cent of the occasions. Mentioned herewith are the groups & queries which are part  [...]

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Apr 19, 2011
Posted in Child Disorders

April is Autism Awareness Month – Knowing Which Treatments Work & Don’t

April is Autism Awareness Month – Knowing Which Treatments Work & Don’t
April is commemorated as Autism Awareness Month for the key purpose of reminding us of the varied challenges that autistic kids & their kin face on a day-to-day basis & how we can all contribute to this noble endeavour. In the recent past, autism cases have seen a sharp spurt from one in 110 kids to one in seventy boys. Though autism is not a lethal condition, it has now been identified as an endemic because of the increasing numbers of kids being identified with it. This kind of awareness is necessary due to the impact that the kids identified with autism would be having on the society when they enter adulthood. Currently  [...]

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Apr 5, 2011
Posted in Child Disorders, Young Baby

Early Signs of Autism to Watch For In Your Baby

Early Signs of Autism to Watch For In Your Baby
Studies have begun divulging that early signs of autism could commence virtually birth-onwards (a latest trial linked the atypical developmental condition to erroneous cells in the maternal placenta). As per a recently conducted nationwide assessment, 1 from 175 children has autism. Although majority of the children are not identified till they are two years old or more, trials reveal that several of them are exhibiting signs & symptoms quite early on. Are you worried that your baby could be autistic? Be vigilant about his/ her behaviour. Caveat Indications of Early Signs of Autism Here is a listing of likely warning  [...]

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Jul 27, 2010
Posted in Child Disorders, Pediatrics

The Plight of Butterfly Babies

The Plight of Butterfly Babies
Merely days following the birth of Jackson Silver, his parents’ ecstasy and delight turned to sheer misery. Post-birth during routine blood collection from the infant’s heel, the nurse noticed a chunky skin patch coming off along with the bandaging. The baby was identified with an atypical heritable disorder, epidermolysis bullosa (EB) which tends to make the skin as delicate as the wings of butterflies. A protein responsible for binding the skin’s layers to each other was amiss in Jackson’s case. A daily ordeal for Jackson’s parents at dawn was being hopeful that the child had not tattered the skin on his  [...]

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Apr 22, 2010
Posted in Child Disorders

Viable Therapy Options to help a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Viable Therapy Options to help a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Autism spectrum disorder or autism is a mild to severe ranging condition wherein a child faces problems when trying to relate to individuals and scenarios and shows irrational resistance to any modification in routines. The condition is four folds more prevalent in the male gender as compared to females. Those tending to a child with autism would probably uncover that his/her behavior is most problematical in the ages of 2-5 years and there might be an improvement noted by the age of six to twelve years. As the child grows, he/she would in all probability start showing greater responsiveness and conviviality. Though there  [...]

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