Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 Levels in Children with Beta-Thalassemia Minor/Beta-Talasemi Minorlu Cocuklarda Insulin-Benzeri Buyume Faktoru-1 Seviyeleri (Research Article) (Report)

Introduction Beta-thalassemia is one of the most common hereditary disorders in the world in which b-chain production is impaired. Sequelae of this disorder are hyperplastic bone marrow, increased iron storage and overload, cirrhosis of the liver, endocrine disturbances, skin...

Childhood Obesity: Helping Children Lead Fit and Healthy LIves

Over the past 3 decades, childhood obesity rates are soaring around the world. With almost 1 out of every 3 American children either overweight or obese, childhood and adolescent health problems are increasing exponentially. If parents want to prevent...

Healthy Eating for Life for Children

Nourish Your Child for Optimum health and well-being All parents want to do the very best for the long-term health and well-being of their children, and nutrition plays a major role in that process. This book shows you where...

Association of Changes in Oxidative and Proinflammatory States with Changes in Vascular Function After a Lifestyle Modification Trial Among Obese Children (Lipids, Lipoproteins, And Cardiovascular Risk Factors)

The prevalence of childhood obesity and its consequences are increasing rapidly in low- and middle-income countries (1). It is well documented that childhood obesity tracks into adulthood. Of special concern are the cardiometabolic consequences of obesity, especially hypertension, dyslipidemia,...

Healing Children

A National Bestseller An “astounding and miraculous ” (Madeline Levine) medical memoir by one of our nation’s leading pediatric surgeons– the visionary head of Children’s National Anyone who has seen a child recover from a wound or a broken bone...

The Bipolar Handbook for Children, Teens, and Families

The most practical and current resource for children and teens affected by bipolar disorder. A practicing psychiatrist specializing in bipolar disorder for nearly twenty years, Dr. Burgess has helped countless children and teens navigate the minefield of mania and...

Teaching Social Behavior to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Using Social Stories[Tm]: Implications for School-Based Practice (Report)

Introduction Autism spectrum disorders (ASD), which include autism, Asperger’s Syndrome (AS), and pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), are a group of disorders characterized by a host of difficulties with social interactions, communication, and repetitive behaviors or interests (American...

Damia’s Children

They inherited their mother’s legendary powers of telepathy. But Damia’s children will need more than psionic Talent to face the enemy’s children–an alien race more insect than human…

The Interface of Music Therapy and Speech Pathology in the Rehabilitation of Children with Acquired Brain Injury.

Abstract This article discusses the role and conjoint uses of music therapy and speech pathology to aid the treatment of acquired neurological speech and language difficulties in children attending a rehabilitation unit. Research, descriptive case studies, models for intervention...

Evaluation of WHO Haemoglobin Colour Scale & Palmar Pallor for Screening of Anaemia Among Children (6-35 Months) in Rural Wardha, India.

Background & objectives: Anaemia is a public health problem in India, particularly in women and children. Clinical diagnosis by health workers may be inaccurate. It is therefore important to evaluate simple methods for diagnosis of anaemia in rural set...

Transient Depletion of Innate Immunity in Varicella Infections in Otherwise Healthy Children/ Saglikli Cocuklarda Gelisen Varisella Enfeksiyonu Sirasinda Bagisiklik Sisteminde Gecici Baskilanma (Research Article) (Report)

Introduction Varicella is a common childhood infection and can be complicated by secondary bacterial infection, pneumonia, acute cerebellar ataxia, meningoencephalitis, Reye’s syndrome, purpura fulminans and hemophagocytic syndrome, especially in immunocompromised hosts . After the host is infected by varicella...

Psychosocial Impact of October 2005 Earthquake on Children and Adolescents Aged 9 to 18 Years, Assessed After One Year in Kashmir, Pakistan (Report)

Byline: Malik Wajid Ali, Mowadat Hussain Rana and Sohail Ali – Email: [email protected] Background: On 8 October 2005, an earthquake of 7.6 magnitude hit Pakistan leaving about 75,000 dead and thousands homeless. Worst damage was in the territory of...

Frequency of Rotavirus Infection in Children with Acute Diarrhea (Clinical Report)

Byline: Tariq Azam Khattak, Salman Ali, C. Aqeel Safdar and Muhammad Shahid Aslam Abstract

Etiology of Chronic Liver Disease in Iraqi Children, With Special Emphasis on the Role of Liver Biopsy (Report)

Byline: Hala S Arif and Rabab F. Thejeal ABSTRACT

Clinical Pattern of Infections in Malnourished Children (Report)

Byline: MUZAMIL SHABANA EJAZ MBBS .FCPS, IMRAN RASHEED AHMED MBBS .FCPS and HUMA ZEHRA MBBS .FCPS – E-mail:[email protected] ABSTRACT

Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children (Report)

Introduction Sleep apnoea in infants was first described in 1975 in relation to sudden infant death syndrome and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) was described in 1976 in school children (1). Since than there has been a significant increase in...

Colonoscopy in Children (Report)

Byline: Salman Ali and Muhammad Mahmood Iqbal – Email: [email protected] ABSTRACT

Etiological Profile of Pancytopenia in Children: A Hospital Based Study (Report)

Byline: Muzamil Shabana Ejaz, Nazia Latif, Imran Rasheed Ahmed and SM Inkisar Ali ABSTRACT:

Overuse Injuries in Children and Adolescents.

ABSTRACT: Overuse injuries have become common as more and more children participate in sports. A careful history can identify risk factors; targeted patient education can lead to successful rehabilitation and prevent injuries. Thanks to the growing number of young...

Cytokine Response to Dietary Rehabilitation with Curd (Indian Dahi) & Leaf Protein Concentrate in Malnourished Children (Report)

Background & objectives: Protein energy malnutrition (PEM), an important cause of secondary immune deficiency, is associated with several abnormalities in the immune system including cytokine production. In the present study cytokine levels (both pro- and anti-inflammatory) were evaluated in...