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£6m project to investigate role of food in child and environmental health

UK universities will be leading a £6m project to study food and health with an aim to improve the health of future generations and...
Saving lives in choking emergencies with LifeVac Europe

Saving lives in choking emergencies with LifeVac Europe

LifeVac Europe Limited: leading the way in airway clearance device technology and saving lives when all else fails. LifeVac Europe is a family operated business...
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Addressing the medical needs of children in Europe

A progress report on the development of the European Commission (EC) and European Medicines Agency (EMA) Action Plan on Paediatrics has been published, highlighting in particular, strategies to address the medical needs of children 
Pregnant women excluded from three quarters of COVID-19 trials

Pregnant women excluded from three quarters of COVID-19 trials

New data has shown that pregnant women are being excluded from three quarters of COVID-19 treatment trials despite being one of the most in-need...
Supporting schools to reopen and prepare for COVID-19 resurgences

Supporting schools to re-open and prepare for COVID-19 resurgences

The World Health Organization (WHO) has created a new checklist that will help schools to re-open and prepare for possible COVID-19 resurgences. The checklist contains...
The mystery of stone babies: medical background about lithopaedions

The mystery of stone babies: medical background about lithopaedions

This eBook discusses the mystery of ‘stone babies’, knowns as lithopaedions, based on the Pathological-Anatomical Collection located in the Fool’s Tower in Vienna. Lithopaedion is...
Meningococcus B vaccine shows 79% effectiveness

Meningococcus B vaccine shows 79% effectiveness

A vaccine for the deadly Meningococcus B has been shown to have 79% effectiveness in patients under the age of 18. Meningococcus group B is...
Families’ plea to end fight for NHS access to medical cannabis

Families’ plea to end fight for NHS access to medical cannabis

The families of 25 children and young people suffering from severe epilepsy have written an open letter to the Prime Minister pleading for him...
New COVID-19 infection control approach is needed to keep schools open

New COVID-19 infection control approach is needed to keep schools open

Governments are being urged rethink policies on COVID-19 infection control if primary schools are to be kept open this winter. Schools across the country have...
European Commission approves epilepsy medicine to treat children

European Commission approves epilepsy medicine to treat children

The European Commission has approved expanding the indication of anti-epileptic agent Fycompa to include the treatment of children with epilepsy. The European Commission (EC) has...
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Parents advised to keep childhood vaccination appointments

Public Health England (PHE) is urging parents to keep vaccination appointments for their children during national COVID-19 restrictions.
NHSCC report recommends teaching pupils about selfcare

Report recommends teaching pupils about selfcare

School pupils should learn about selfcare for minor ailments as part of a ‘wholesale cultural shift’ in attitudes towards health services, says a coalition...
Mothers rally for medical cannabis outside UK Health Authorities

Mothers rally for medical cannabis outside UK Health Authorities

A number of mothers, each with a severely epileptic child, are today holding a vigil outside the offices of the Department of Health &...
Progress towards eliminating child deaths could be reversed by COVID-19

Progress towards eliminating child deaths could be reversed by COVID-19

According to the World Health Organization, COVID-19 could reverse the major progress that has been made toward eliminating preventable child deaths. The number of deaths...
Europe goes gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Europe goes gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

This month marks Childhood Cancer Awareness Month which recognises the children and adolescents affected by cancer within Europe and across the globe. CCI Europe (representing parents/patients)...
BAME babies receive £3.3m funding for a healthy start in life

BAME and deprived communities receive healthy start funding

A new, multi million pound funding package will benefit BAME and deprived communities to help give babies the best chance at a healthy start...
COVID-19 and mental health at work and school

COVID-19 and mental health at work and school

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a growing mental health crisis. Isolation, uncertainty, and fear have all been significant factors in worsening mental health during the...
Breastfeeding unlikely to pass COVID-19 to babies

Breastfeeding unlikely to give COVID-19 to babies

A new, observational study has demonstrated that it is unlikely mothers will pass COVID-19 to their newborn babies through breastfeeding if they take correct...
Almost half of children not using proper hand hygiene at school

Almost half of children not using proper hand hygiene at school

A new survey has revealed that almost half of children aged five to 10 years old are not practising proper hand hygiene by using...
Flaccid myelitis: researchers identify antibodies for rare children’s disease

Flaccid myelitis: researchers identify antibodies for rare children’s disease

Protective antibodies for the rare children’s disease – flaccid myelitis – have been identified by researchers, who hope the find could lead to future...

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