Tag Archives: Children

This rheumatologic disease targets children

While most rheumatoid arthritis cases generally affect adults, it doesn’t mean young children and adolescents are immune from this disease. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), more known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, is a category that focuses on other several forms of chronic arthritis in children. JIA was first known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in the U.S.… Read More »

Singing may improve hearing abilities of children with cochlear implants, study indicates

Singing is fun for any child, but for children with cochlear implants, it may help refine their hearing, particularly in noisy environments, according to a new study. Singing can strengthen the connectionsbetween hearing and speech. The study, published in the journal Music Perception, analyzed “speech-in-noise” skills in children with cochlear implants. Over about a year, the… Read More »

Parents count cost of educating children over 13 years of school

Parents in regional NSW are paying more for a public school education than anywhere else apart from metropolitan Queensland, according to new ASG Planning for Education Index research. ASG chief executive Ross Higgins said the group’s survey showed the cost of public school education in regional NSW would be an estimated $ 73,808 over 13 years… Read More »