Month: November 2020

Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Toddlers between the ages of one and three years need 11 to 14 hours of sleep (1). The sleeping hours are distributed between their daytime naps and nighttime sleep. However, the bulk of their sleep consists of nighttime sleep, thus making it essential to maintain a bedtime routine for toddlers
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Special message from Dr Tereza Kasaeva, Director of WHO’s Global TB Programme on the occasion of World Children’s Day and World Antimicrobial Awareness Week World Children’s Day marks the day, over three decades ago, on which world leaders adopted the historic Convention of the Rights of the Child, promising to every child to promote and
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Nov 27 2020 A Monash University project will look at reducing the long-term risk of adolescent mental health problems by enhancing parents’ ability to support their children throughout the pandemic. A digital mental health project led by researchers from the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences and the Faculty of Information Technology, received a
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The following is an excerpt from Impossible Parenting: Creating a New Culture of Mental Health for Parents by Olivia Scobie. Copyright © 2020 Olivia Scobie. Reprinted with the permission of Dundurn Press. Parents are well aware of the problematic nature of today’s parenting culture, and they’re usually able to identify the overwhelming messages as contradictory and
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 23 2020 Results of a new study show that opioid overdose deaths involving more than one substance (polysubstances) are more common than opioid-only overdose deaths among youth. Led by researchers at Boston Medical Center’s Grayken Center for Addiction, the data shows that cocaine and other stimulants like crystal methamphetamine are
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Decreases in hospital attendances and admissions amid fears of COVID-19 may result in avoidable harm for under 16s say researchers, who warn against the “unintended consequences of pandemic control measures”. Research led by Dr Rachel Isba from Lancaster University, Dr Rachel Jenner from Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, and Dr Marc Auerbach from Yale University analyzed
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 24 2020 A new paper from the Department of Psychiatry and the Population Health program at University Hospitals (UH) Cleveland Medical Center, proposes a framework for eliminating defects in behavioral health treatment. Entitled “Eliminating Defects in Behavioral Health Treatment,” the paper was published online on Nov. 19 in the journal
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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 25 2020 A new educational framework and toolkit will be launched in the UK and Ireland this week to improve training and guidance for those providing palliative and end of life care for children to establish a set of core principles of practice and standardize children’s palliative care learning for
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