Video Games may Benefit Kids With Cerebral Palsy
Kids with cerebral palsy are at a greater risk for developing health issues like musculoskeletal disorders and being overweight, but video games such as Nintendo Wii may provide relief.
Teen Migraine Sufferers Need Solutions
A combination drug already prescribed to adults who suffer from migraines also appears to benefit teens afflicted by devastating headaches.
Mom's Double Whammy: Migraines and Colic
What's worse than a decapitating migraine for a new mom? The nonstop crying of her colicky newborn every night. Turns out the two might be linked.
Hyperventilating May Cause Childhood Seizures
Pediatricians are very focused on their patients avoiding extended high fevers for many health reasons. One of their concerns is that fevers can cause a febrile seizure.
Sick and Abused
According to a study by Swedish researchers, children who are chronically ill are much more likely than healthy children to be victims of physical abuse.
Communicating a Failure to Communicate
Newcastle University scientists have identified a new gene which will allow rapid diagnosis and earlier treatment of a debilitating neuromuscular condition
More Benefits to Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding may reduce the risk of seizures in babies for about a after they are born. What's more, the risk of having a seizure is reduced the longer a baby is breastfed.
The brain consists of a complex web of connections. In order for people to integrate and synthesize information from various parts of the brain, brain cells create long-distance links between one another.
PETs Find The Damage of FIRES
According to a new study, positron emission tomography (PET) scans can assess and map the damage of the obscure childhood epileptic condition known as FIRES.