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Is proton therapy the silver bullet for children with brain cancer?

Adelaide is poised to open Australia’s first proton therapy center in 2025, with children and young adults expected to be the main beneficiaries of more effective cancer treatment with fewer side effects. But just how safe is proton therapy for children with brain cancer compared to the conventional X-ray radiation delivered post-surgery? A new study […]

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Q And A: COVID-19 testing for children

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have two children under 10 who just returned to school in person. The school announced updated requirements that when children return to school from being sick, they will need to have a negative COVID-19 test. Since my daughters are not good patients, I’m concerned about how to prepare them if they […]

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Infectious Disease Least Severe in School-Aged Children

TUESDAY, Oct. 27, 2020 — School-aged children seem to have the least severe disease for different infectious diseases, according to a study published online Oct. 15 in Scientific Data. Judith R. Glynn, Ph.D., from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and Paul A.H. Moss, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Birmingham, both in […]

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Italian Doctors successfully sever Siamese twins

Italian Doctors has succeeded in creating a highly complex Operation to separate Siamese twins. The last of three difficult operations for the separation of the two girls Ervina and Prefina have taken place at the beginning of June, was informed by the hospital Bambino Gesù in Rome on Tuesday. The from the Central African Republic […]

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Water fluoridation saves poorest children from hospitalisation

Research from the University of Canterbury (UC) GeoHealth Laboratory shows that children in our most deprived areas benefit from better dental health if water is fluoridated. UC researcher Dr. Matt Hobbs, of the GeoHealth Laboratory in UC’s College of Science, and his fellow researchers have examined the association between community water fluoridation and dental ambulatory […]