Sunday, July 21, 2024


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— William Wilberforce


Antibiotics Largely Ineffective for Children in Asia-Pacific Region

by Rishma Parpia
child in hospital bed
A recent report published in The Lancet Regional Health–Southeast Asia from previously published studies found high levels of resistance to the antibiotics ...

Pfizer Wants to Use Children in COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial

by TVR Staff
two young teens
On Oct. 14, 2020, Pfizer, Inc. of New York City, New York announced it had received approval by the U.S ...

AAP Wants Children Enrolled in COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trials

by TVR Staff
children in line
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is asking federal officials to include children in COVID-19 vaccine trials. On September 29, ...

Pharmacists, Pharmacy Interns Given Green Light to Vaccinate Children

by Rishma Parpia
pharmacist stocking shelves
Under an amendment to the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (PREP), pharmacists and pharmacy interns in the United States ...

American Cancer Society Tells Doctors to Give Nine-Year-Old Children HPV Vaccine

by TVR Staff
young girl with blonde hair
The American Cancer Society (ACS) updated its guidelines for human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination on July 8, 2020 and now ...

Comparing the Health of Children in Japan and America

by Kate Raines
Japanese children walking to school
Story Highlights Japanese children are recognized as among the healthiest in the world, while American children compare poorly, despite the ...

FDA Approves Medical Device to Treat Children With ADHD

by Rishma Parpia
boy with ADHD
Story Highlights The FDA recently approved a medical device known as called Monarch external Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation System (eTNS) for ...

Tamiflu Again Linked to Extreme Adverse Reactions

by Patrice La Vigne
Tamiflu packet of pills
Three separate families have blamed Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche’s antiviral drug Tamiflu (oseltamivir) for drug-induced very serious side effects—including a ...

Sudden Infant Deaths Remain High in the U.S.

by Kate Raines
infant sleeping
A recent report by WTVM television of Columbus, GA claimed, “Three to four babies a week are dying in Georgia ...

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