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At SC, 11 children and three children are waiting for ICU: ‘I feel like I’m going to lose my son’

Joao Vittor Candido is 1 year and 4 months old and has been waiting to be transferred to the ICU bed of a newborn at the Joanna de Gusmao Children’s Hospital in Florianopolis since Monday morning (23), according to her father Cesar Candido. At SC, 11 children and three children are waiting for ICU – …

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At least 12 children have died and 450 have been diagnosed with “mysterious” hepatitis – Revista Kraser

+ At least 12 children worldwide have died of “mysterious” hepatitis. Another 450 people have been diagnosed with the disease, according to data released by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). (Photo: Thinkstock) So far, most cases have been reported in the United Kingdom and the United States. Since October, health officials …

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See which SUS unit serves trans children – 05/22/2022 – Equilíbrio

A few units of SUS (Unified Health System) are ready to serve trans children and adolescents. There are only six institutions across the country that offer puberty blocks – which prevent the development of secondary sexual characteristics such as breast augmentation and the onset of menstruation – or hormone therapy for this population. Other units …

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Trans Children: Without Protocol, Harm to Health Care – 05/22/2022 – Balance

Eduardo (not his real name) is a happy child. The 13-year-old enjoys cycling, playing volleyball with friends and going to the beach on the north coast of Sao Paulo, where he lives with his family. When he grows up, he wants to be a libro in a professional volleyball team or study marine biology. Eduardo …

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The SC warns of an increase in respiratory diseases in children

Dive / SC (Santa Catarina Epidemiological Surveillance Department) issued a warning note last Friday (20) about an increase in respiratory infections among children. Respiratory Diseases Rise in SC – Photo: Taylor Brandon / Unsplash / ND According to the warning note, the arrival of the coldest season of the year raises concerns about the transmission …

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Protecting children

Posted on 05/20/2022 06:00 (Credit: Marcelo Ferreira / CB / DA Press) As winter approaches, anxiety about common respiratory diseases of the period increases, which also affects children. Andrea Jakomo, coordinator of the Department of Ambulatory Pediatrics at the Federal District (SPDF) Pediatric Society (SPDF), said this year, there is an overload of pathogens threatening …

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Increased incidence of severe acute respiratory syndrome in children

Sylvia Pyres – State of Minas Posted on 05/18/2022 10:08 (Credit: Túlio Santos / EM / DA Press) According to the Epidemiological Bulletin of the Municipal Health Department, the highest incidence of hospitalization for severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in Belo Horizonte is among children aged 1 to 9 years. The data raises a warning …

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‘I set up a foundation to help kids like my daughter with speech apraxia’ – Mary Claire Magazine

+ Fabiana Garofalo Kolavini Cunha and her daughter Anna Beatriz: Fighting to Promote Speech Apraxia (Photo: Private Archive) “Marco and I got married in 2007, after dating ten years apart – I lived in Sao Paulo and he was in Guinea. In 2009, we had our first child, Marco Antonio. It was a very simple …

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