Tag Archives: children

The best apps for children with hearing loss

What do you get when you introduce a child with hearing loss to one of the apps below? Smiles, giggles and (shhh) learning. Apps geared for kids with hearing loss aretypically found under the ‘education’category in app stores. We searched the world wide web to find apps for your smartphone and tablet that will teach, inspire,… Read More »

Research is ‘urgently needed’ on heart muscle disease in children, according to UB chair of AHA writing group

Though rare, these conditions cause some of the worst outcomes in pediatric cardiology, according to AHA scientific statement published in Circulation BUFFALO, N.Y. — Cardiomyopathy is a heart condition involving abnormalities of the muscle fibers, which contract with each heartbeat. Nearly half of children with this type of heart disease either undergo a heart transplant… Read More »

Children With Obesity Have Lower Immune Response to Vaccinations

February 25, 2019 Share this content: Increasing BMI% and HbA1c levels were significantly associated with lower vaccine titers in children. SAN FRANCISCO — The immune response to vaccinations is lower in children who are obese compared with nonobese children, as indicated by lower vaccine titers. This research was presented at the 2019 American Academy of… Read More »