Pediatrics News
  • Twins conjoined at head separated after rare surgery in Israel

    Added On : 8th September 2021

    One-year-old twin girls who were born conjoined at the back of their heads have seen each other for the first time after undergoing rare separation surgery in Israel.

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  • 'Smallest baby at birth' home after 13 months in hospital

    Added On : 10th August 2021

    A baby thought to be the world's smallest at birth has been discharged from a Singapore hospital after 13 months of intensive treatment.

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  • Long-lasting Covid-19 symptoms rare in children

    Added On : 4th August 2021

    Children who become ill with coronavirus rarely experience long-term symptoms, with most recovering in less than a week, research suggests.

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  • Covid: Children's extremely low risk confirmed by study

    Added On : 11th July 2021

    The overall risk of children becoming severely ill or dying from Covid is extremely low, a new analysis of Covid infection data confirms.

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  • Vaccinating children before poor morally wrong, Oxford scientist says

    Added On : 20th May 2021

    Offering children in some richer countries a coronavirus vaccine before some high-risk people in poorer ones is "morally wrong", a group of MPs has been told.

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  • Conjoined twins return home after successful separation

    Added On : 21st October 2020

    Twin girls who were born joined at the head, and separated last year by a team at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, have returned home to Pakistan.

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  • Children facing uncertain future, experts warn

    Added On : 20th February 2020

    No country offers a child both the chance of a healthy upbringing and an environment fit for their future, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.

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  • 'Time outs' don't do any harm, parents told

    Added On : 16th September 2019

    Using "time outs" to discipline children is not going to harm them or your relationship with them, US research suggests.

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  • UK newborn baby screening 'not good enough'

    Added On : 28th July 2019

    UK babies are missing out on checks for rare but serious health conditions, putting lives at risk, according to a report from the charity Genetic Alliance UK.

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  • Give children 'less sugar and more veg in baby food'

    Added On : 30th June 2019

    The amount of sugar in baby food should be restricted and parents should give their young children more vegetables to stop them developing a sweet tooth, a report from child health experts says.

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