Category list : Paediatrics/children's nursing
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Young children with pneumonia should be prescribed zinc supplements to substantially reduce their risk of dying, a study suggests.
Treating young children with suspected serious bacterial infection with zinc in addition to standard antibiotics significantly reduces the likelihood of treatment failure, according to Indian research published in The Lancet.
Young 'unhappy with sex education'Subscription
Most teenagers learn more about sex from friends or the media than from sex education lessons, a new survey has found.
Young unaware of meat and bowel cancer linkSubscription
Most young people are unaware that having too many bacon sandwiches or other processed meats increases the risk of bowel cancer, a survey shows.
Children with type 1 diabetes are almost five times more likely than others to be admitted to hospital for any reason, according to research in Wales.
Type 1 diabetes can be difficult to control during adolescence, so health professionals should take into account individuals’ needs and involve their family when planning care
Young people with asthma suffer from anxiety Subscription
Symptoms of anxiety are a problem for up to 40% of adolescents with asthma, according to US research.
Young people supporting nurses to talk about mental healthVideoSubscription
Young people with mental health conditions in London are helping to train hospital nursing staff to better support others in crisis when they are receiving urgent medical treatment.
Young people want to be able to directly text, call or email their school nurse for healthcare advice, according to a report for the government.
Young people in the UK are more likely to die from asthma or have a poor quality of life from long-term conditions compared to counterparts in other high-income countries.