Information, support and advice concerning conditions and diseases in children, ranging in age from newborn to twenty-one years old.
Submit sites about conditions or diseases that affect children or young people between the ages of newborn to 21 years old.
Childhood cancer is rare. Childhood cancer arises from the primitive cells, thus the types of cancer found in children is significantly different than cancer in adults. And, because children are still growing they often have special physical and emotional needs.
Childhood cancers tend to be more aggressive than adult cancers. Children are often treated at specialized Centers by team specialists who know the difference between childhood and adult cancers. The team specialists include pediatric oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, pediatric oncology nurses and nurse practitioners.
Childhood cancer typically refers to the type of cancer that affects the age groups from infancy to twenty one years old. However, it is possible for young adults to also develop a 'childhood cancer'.
Please submit sites that focus on childhood cancer.
Information, support and advice concerning disorders of the heart or circulatory system in children, ranging in age from newborn to pre-teen.
Disorders that are inborn.
Information, support and advice concerning disorders of the digestive tract in children, ranging in age from newborn to pre-teen.
Please only submit sites in the English language that treat Biliary Atresia.
Sites listed here will relate primarily to eye disorders in children, but please use a specific disease subcategory (linked from here) if possible.
Information, support and advice concerning infectious/communicable diseases in children, ranging in age from newborn to pre-teen.
Information, support and advice concerning muscular or skeletal (bone) disorders, in children, ranging in age from newborn to pre-teen.
Information, support and advice concerning neurological disorders, in children ranging in age from newborn to pre-teen.
This category provides health information, support and advice to parents and care givers about obesity in children ranging in age from newborn to twenty-one.
Submit sites that are related to obesity in childhood.
Sites that are specifically designed or directed at children as the audience can also be submitted to the appropriate category.
An acute, potentially fatal metabolic disease seen primarily in children and characterized clinically by vomiting, hypoglycemia, and confusion, which may progress to coma. Pathologic features include cerebral edema and fatty infiltration of the liver and other organs. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1120)
SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) is more commonly known as "Cot Death" or "Crib Death". Technically it doesn't relate to a specific type of death, rather the term is used to refer to any sudden and unexplained death of an apparently healthy baby under 1 year of age.
Key risk factors include smoking by the mother (or in the mother's presence) during pregnancy, exposure to tobacco smoke after birth, sleeping arrangements (important to ensure baby is not too hot/too heavily wrapped) and sleeping position (babies should be set to sleep on their backs to minimize risk).
"Reduce the risk" campaigns, designed to promote awareness of key risk factors, have significantly reduced the instance of cot deaths in industrialized countries over the past couple of decades.
This category is for sites providing information on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, more commonly known as Cot Death or Crib Death.
Add informational sites pertaining to skin disorders in children.
Submit informational sites pertaining to skin disorders in children.