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We are excited to have you to join us at the 2nd Annual International Paediatric Medical Congress, a CME accredited event taking place on the 24-26 November 2016 in Dubai, UAE. The congress provides an innovative and comprehensive overview of the latest developments in the field of paediatrics. Meet thought leaders, leading pediatricians government pioneers, academia, researchers and technology providers who will share their knowledge…Continue
Started by Noha Mounib. Last reply by Noha Mounib Sep 8, 2016.
The Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs (MAPS) is going to organize the MAPS Spring Conference 2015, from March 12-14, 2015, in Hilton Orange County, Costa Mesa. The 3-day conference will provide Clinician CME Training in fields of special needs children and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The conference aims to educate medical professionals about scientific medical conditions in kids with ASD. The conference invites:Medical Doctors (MD)Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)Doctor of…Continue
Started by Chloe Paltrow Feb 10, 2015.
When you think of a stroke survivor, you likely imagine an older person with lots of previous health problems. These days, however, that picture is changing. The mounting obesity epidemic in the United States has contributed to an increase in the number of strokes occurring among younger Americans, according to the American Stroke Association . The biggest increase was among men ages 15-34; stokes increased in this group by 51%! Strokes rose among woman in this age group as well, but not as…Continue
Started by Joanna Dolgoff Feb 26, 2011.
Role of Parenteral Steroids to PreventExtubation Failure in Ventilated ChildrenThe following piece (in italics) is presented with kind permission from the Archimedes section of Archives of Disease in Childhood(1). This is followed by examination of the evidence alongthe lines of EURECA.ArchimedesLukkassen MA, Markhorst DG. Arch Dis Child 2006; 91; 791-793.Clinical scenario: John, a 4-year-old boy, has been mechanically ventilated for three days during recovery from a blunt chest trauma.…Continue
Started by Richard Kirubakaran Jan 3, 2011.
Is Fast Food Really That Bad?With all the reports of how unhealthy fast food is, why is anybody still eating it? The reality is, it is cheap, convenient and filling. The problem is that just one fast food meal can pack enough calories, sodium and fat for an entire day or more! Eating fast food on a regular basis can lead to a variety of different health problems including obesity. A recent study from Reuters revealed that fast food companies are increasing efforts to market themselves to…Continue
Started by Joanna Dolgoff Dec 5, 2010.
It is no question that kids of all ages love to play and be active! Choosing to play tag with a group of friends, swing from the monkey bars, or even kick around a soccer ball is all part of a healthy lifestyle that may lead to a lifetime of exercising! Studies show that young children who are encouraged to participate in such activities in their early years are more likely to continue those healthy habits into adulthood.To prevent a decrease in a child’s activity level, encourage exercise on a…Continue
Started by Joanna Dolgoff Nov 5, 2010.
Halloween can be a scary time- not because of ghosts or monsters but because of all the high-calorie, fat-loaded, yummy candy! Halloween candy is some of the worst stuff that you can eat. It is high in saturated fat and the calories can really add up. Because Halloween candy comes in “fun size” or mini bags, people tend not to worry about the calories as much. It’s true that each small piece may not break your calorie bank but when you eat more than one (and who sticks to just one?), the…Continue
Started by Joanna Dolgoff Oct 28, 2010.
I am frequently told by mother that child vomits sour material (mucus). Sometimes I give homeopathic medicine on the basis of this medicine and recently searched about what causes this symptoms and I was unable to find the answer.I believe it is due to hyper acidity of the stomach and stomach needs some buffering, but I am unable to confirm this.Homeopathic approach for child with fever during…Continue
Started by Dr. Rakesh Kumar Jun 20, 2010.
“Organic” products and organic foods have become a buzzing topic as of lately. Not surprisingly, consumers are often confused as to what organic really means. This article will look to answer some of the most common questions about buying organic and the benefits of choosing certain organic foods over non-organic foods.What is Organic?Use of the term Organic is monitored by the USDA National Organic Program (NOP). The NOP uses the word “Organic” to mean that a food or produce is grown or raised…Continue
Started by Joanna Dolgoff Jun 2, 2010.