Codeine pain reliever frequently prescribed to children in emergency departments (dailyRx News) Some medications that can help adults can be dangerous to the small, developing bodies of children. A new study found that one such medication may be used more than recommended in kids. This new study focused on the use of codeine, a pain…

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Celiac disease more common in children with irritable bowel syndrome (dailyRx News) Celiac disease is not common among children, but it may have been underdiagnosed until recent years. Knowing risk factors for it may help parents. A recent study found that children with irritable bowel syndrome were four times more likely to have celiac disease…

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Children with ADHD and two or more anxiety disorders struggle more (dailyRx News) Nearly half of all children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder also have an anxiety disorder. It’s important to understand how these disorders together affect children. A recent study investigated how children functioned and how their quality of life was affected if they…

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Influenza vaccine works in children under five years old in new study (dailyRx News) No vaccine is completely effective, so it’s helpful to understand how effective different vaccines are when people decide whether to get vaccinated. Until now, there has been little information about the flu vaccine’s effectiveness for children. A new study found that…

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