Disabled children in West Africa experience significantly greater violence than their non-disabled peers and all experience violence from they day they are born, finds a study published in BMC Public Health by Janet Njelesani, assistant professor of occupational therapy at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
A historic study involving researchers from UT Southwestern's Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center demonstrates the effectiveness of CAR-T therapy, which uses genetically modified immune cells to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in children and young adults. The research appears in the New England Journal of Medicine.
JFC International Inc. of Los Angeles, CA is voluntarily recalling a Kimchi Hot Pot Soup Base because it was found to contain undeclared Crustacean Shellfish (Shrimp, Crab). Individuals who have allergies to crustacean shellfish (shrimp, crab) runs the risk of a serious life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product. One incident has been reported to date in connection with this issue.
Compton, California, Kareway Products, Inc is voluntarily recalling 60,000 lots of Gericare Eye Wash, Sterile Eye Irrigation Solution, 4 fluid ounces to the hospital, retail or consumer level. The product has been found to have potential microbial contamination which compromises sterility.
The CDC has launched a website that features free fetal alcohol spectrum disorders training and tools, including resources specific to family physicians -- some of which the AAFP created.
Thirty years ago it was rare for a student with ASD to enter college. But over the past decades, there has been much improvement in the detection and awareness of ASD in children.
A recent study found that women who consume a Mediterranean diet six months before undergoing IVF are more likely to conceive successfully.
A child's birth month shouldn't affect their long-term prospects in high-level sport and those who hold off on specializing until later years may be the most successful, according to new research from the University of Sydney.