Latest National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Stories

2009-04-09 07:55:53

Liver failure results from use of a medication to treat thyroid disease in children, two doctors caution in a report.

2009-03-23 09:28:00

SUBWAY(R) RESTAURANTS PARTNERS WITH THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH WE CAN! EDUCATION PROGRAM TO HELP KIDS AND FAMILIES MAINTAIN A HEALTHY WEIGHT WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- SUBWAY(R) Restaurants and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced today a partnership in support of the We Can!(TM) (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition) education program.

2009-03-03 10:44:12

It seems a little silly to report swimming lessons don’t increase the risk of drowning, but that’s the take home message from a new study conducted by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

2009-01-29 23:01:00

March of Dimes Awards Abstract at SMFM Meeting. SAN DIEGO, Jan.

2009-01-13 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Institutes of Health announced today that the National Children's Study will begin recruiting volunteers to take part in its comprehensive study of how genes and the environment interact to affect children's health.

2008-12-11 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. Department of Education funded study found that WordWorld, an Emmy(R) winning PBS KIDS series, significantly strengthens early literacy skills in preschoolers, providing the building blocks essential for learning how to read.

2008-11-14 12:40:00

A study funded by the National Institutes of Health and other federal agencies shows that it's possible to teach preschoolers the pre-reading skills they need for later school success, while at the same time fostering the socials skills necessary for making friends and avoiding conflicts with their peers.

2008-10-06 18:00:35

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Infants who slept in a bedroom with a fan ventilating the air had a 72 percent lower risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome compared to infants who slept in a bedroom without a fan, according to a new study by the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research.

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