Why Ultrasound Plays an Important Role in Paediatrics

Ultrasound imaging, commonly known as sonography, is a crucial diagnostic tool in pediatric medicine. It uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of the inside of the body, helping doctors diagnose and monitor various conditions in children without the need for invasive procedures or exposure to ionizing radiation.  In this article, we look into how ultrasound benefits paediatric […]
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What are Endocrine Disorders?

Endocrine disorders encompass a broad category of diseases that occur when the endocrine system, the network of glands that produce, store, and release hormones into the bloodstream, does not function properly. These hormones are vital for controlling a variety of bodily processes, including metabolism, mood, sleep, growth and development, tissue function, sexual function, and reproduction. […]
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Navigating Cows' Milk Protein Allergy in Children: A Parent's Essential Guide

Symptoms: Cows' milk protein allergy (CMPA) can present with a range of symptoms in children, affecting the skin , digestive, and respiratory systems. Look out for signs such as abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhoea, eczema, blood or mucous in stools, constipation, severe gastro-oesophageal reflux, wheezing, and excessive fussiness after feeding. Causes: CMPA occurs when a child's […]
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Doctors save life of baby with ‘miracle’ rare surgery

A recent article by the Standard newspaper explained how Professor CK Sinha, Consultant Paediatric General and Urology Surgeon, and his team helped to save the life of a premature baby who was expected to die a few hours after being born when surgeons discovered she had a dead bowel. Regarding the surgery, Professor Sinha said, […]
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What are the Symptoms of ADHD in Children

Neurodevelopmental disorders like Autism and ADHD can present with behavioural and educational difficulties, and diagnosing these conditions as early as possible can enable early treatment, which can have very encouraging results. Late diagnosis carries an increased risk of developing mental health illnesses in adolescence and adulthood. With this in mind, it is important to know the […]
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Tongue-tie: Mums and babies ‘let down’ by poor services

Tongue-tie (ankyloglossia) is a common problem involving a band of skin between the underside of the tongue and the floor of the mouth. If this band of skin is very tight it can restrict the movement of a baby’s tongue making breastfeeding difficult. Breastfeeding improves fast for some newborns following tongue-tie removal. Others may require […]
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