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Diabetes in Pregnancy Tied to Heart Risks in Young Adult Children

People whose mothers had diabetes before or during pregnancy have an increased risk for heart disease as young adults, new research suggests. The risk was apparent both for children of mothers with pre-existing Type 2 diabetes and for children whose mothers developed gestational diabetes during pregnancy. The study, in the journal CMAJ, included 293,546 people… Read More »

Coronavirus: Children behind rising demand for tests in England

Demand for coronavirus tests has almost trebled among young children in England this month – but only 1% were found to have the virus, figures show. In the first two weeks of September, more than 200,000 under-nines were tested, according to government’s test-and-trace programme. That is nearly three times as many as in the previous… Read More »

Complications from diabetes linked to worse memory, IQ in children

Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), a serious but common complication of type 1 diabetes, is linked to lower IQ scores and worse memory in children with type 1 diabetes, according to a study led by UC Davis Health researchers. The study published Sept. 22 in Diabetes Care is also the first large-scale work to differentiate between DKA’s… Read More »

FDA Approves Lampit (nifurtimox) for the Treatment of Chagas Disease in Children

FDA Approves Lampit (nifurtimox) for the Treatment of Chagas Disease in Children Print this page WHIPPANY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE) August 7, 2020 — Bayer announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lampit (nifurtimox) for use in pediatric patients (from birth to less than 18 years of age and weighing at… Read More »