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Kindergartners With Traumatic Life Experiences Struggle More in School
Kindergartners With Traumatic Life Experiences Struggle More in School THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Childhood traumas of various sorts can cause kindergartners to struggle in class as well as life, new research contends. A study of more...
Kids With Vision-Damaging Cancers May Face Ills Later
Kids With Vision-Damaging Cancers May Face Ills Later MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Some survivors of childhood cancers that affect vision may face increased risk for long-term health and economic problems, two new studies suggest. The stu...
Kids With ADHD May Be More Likely to Have Accident in Traffic: Study
Kids With ADHD May Be More Likely to Have Accident in Traffic: Study FRIDAY, Jan. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be more likely to have accidents when crossing busy intersections on their ...
Kids Born Through IVF Show No Higher Risk for Developmental Delays: Study
Kids Born Through IVF Show No Higher Risk for Developmental Delays: Study MONDAY, Jan. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Preschoolers who were conceived through fertility treatments don't seem to have any special risk of developmental delays, a new study su...
Keytruda May Help Fight Tough-to-Treat Lung Cancer
Keytruda May Help Fight Tough-to-Treat Lung Cancer SATURDAY, Dec. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The immune therapy drug Keytruda (pembrolizumab) may extend the lives of people with advanced lung cancer, a new study finds. Keytruda is commonly used to t...
Kids Find Help for Anorexia More Often Than 'Pro-Ana' Posts on YouTube
Kids Find Help for Anorexia More Often Than 'Pro-Ana' Posts on YouTube WEDNESDAY, Dec. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For years, people surfing YouTube may have accidently or intentionally encountered so-called "pro-ana" videos extolling the virtues of ...
Kanuma Approved for Rare Missing-Enzyme Disease
Kanuma Approved for Rare Missing-Enzyme Disease TUESDAY, Dec. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kanuma (sebelipase alfa) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the first treatment for a rare but often-deadly disease caused by an enzym...
Kids With Asthma, Allergies May Face Higher Heart Risk Factors: Study
Kids With Asthma, Allergies May Face Higher Heart Risk Factors: Study TUESDAY, Dec. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that kids with asthma or allergies like hay fever may face as much as a doubling of their risk of high blood pressure ...
Kidney Transplant Prospects Worse for Native Americans: Study
Kidney Transplant Prospects Worse for Native Americans: Study FRIDAY, Dec. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Native Americans are less likely than whites to get kidney transplants and more likely to die while waiting for a new organ, researchers say. The in...
Kids Who Take ADHD Meds More Likely to Be Bullied, Study Finds
Kids Who Take ADHD Meds More Likely to Be Bullied, Study Finds FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who take drugs like Adderall and Ritalin to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are twice as likely to be bullied as t...