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Poh Tin Tan

A pediatrician with over 30 years of experience in the government and private practice in a developing country. Passion for helping people learn medical issues through media, radio and now the internet so they are empowered to make better health care choices. Involved in the training of medical... Full Bio
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Supplement May Reduce Diarrhea Burden in Preschoolers by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Reuters Health Information By Kathleen Raven March 17, 2014 NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Breastfeeding is credited with a long list of benefits, but one downside of e ... Read on »
Dexamethasone Tames Acute Asthma in Kids, With Less Vomiting by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Reuters Health Information April 03, 2013 By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Apr 03 - Since its introduction in the mid-1990s, varicella vaccine has ... Read on »
The 2014 Child/Teen Immunization Schedule: Changes You Should Know by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Medscape Pediatrics  >  Viewpoints William T. Basco, Jr., MD, MS February 03, 2014extracts  Hepatitis A Vaccine Changes Hepatitis A vacc ... Read on »
Got (Raw) Milk? Consider the Risk by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics M. Pieścik-Lech, R. Shamir, A. Guarino, H. Szajewska Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013;37(3):289-303 Introduction Acute gastr ... Read on »
Early Onset of Puberty in Girls Linked to Obesity by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy FDA on Medscape >  FDA Expert Interview Laurie Scudder, DNP, NP, Hari Cheryl Sachs, MD Disclosures October 29, 2013 Editor's Note: Many breastfeeding women are ... Read on »
USPSTF: Blood Pressure Screening Not Useful for Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Medscape Medical News  >  Conference News Fran Lowry Oct 01, 2013 ORLANDO, Florida — Chronic tension-type headache (CTTH), which may affect up to 20% of teens, c ... Read on »
MMRV - Mumps Measles Rubella Varicella vaccine by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Medscape Medical News ACIP Issues New Guidelines for Use of Combination Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella Vaccine Laurie Barclay, MD May 11, 2010 Specific Re ... Read on »
Home Birth 10 Times More Likely to Result in Apgar of 0 by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Medscape Medical News Laurie Barclay, MD Sep 16, 2013 Oral dexamethasone for 5 days reduced hospital stay for infants with bronchiolitis and eczema or a family ... Read on »
Managing ADHD: Don't Neglect the Parents by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy M edscape Psychiatry  >  Medscape Psychiatry Minute Peter M. Yellowlees, MBBS, MD Sep 12, 2013 Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is commonly diagno ... Read on »
Clinical Practice Guideline: Sinusitis in Kids by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Empiric therapeutic regimens for acute otitis media in children are outlined below, including general recommendations, first- and second-line treatments, treatment fo ... Read on »
Probiotics May Help Prevent Antibiotic-Related Diarrhea ‏ by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Laurie Barclay, MD Jun 04, 2013   Probiotics are safe and effective for preventing Clostridium difficile–associated diarrhea (CDAD) in children ... Read on »
Traveling Children Should Get Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Fran Lowry Jun 19, 2013   Children aged 2 months through 16 years should be vaccinated against Japanese encephalitis (JE) if they are going ... Read on »
Baby Matters Recalls Recliner Linked to Infant Deaths: U.S. Agency by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Ricki Lewis, PhD Jun 10, 2013   The number of computed tomography (CT) scans of the head, abdomen/pelvis, chest, or spine performed on children young ... Read on »
Autism and Folic Acid in Pregnancy by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Association Between Maternal Use of Folic Acid Supplements and Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children William T. Basco, Jr.,  May 07, 2013 JAMA. 2013;30 ... Read on »
H7N9 Influenza: Most Patients Critically Ill by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Troy Brown Apr 25, 2013   Most of the 82 patients studied who developed H7N9 became critically ill and were epidemiologically unrelated, ac ... Read on »
FPIES: The 'Other' Food Allergy by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Apr 05, 2013 Yield of Skeletal Surveys in Children ≤ 18 Months of Age Presenting With Isolated Skull Fractures Laskey AL, Stump TE, Hicks RA, Smith JL J Pediatr ... Read on »
Infants Often Introduced to Solid Food Too Early by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Fran Lowry Mar 22, 2013    Conduct problems and hurtful and uncaring behavior in children as young as 6 years are accurate predictors of violent and nonviole ... Read on »
Diet and Oral Health by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Fran Lowry Mar 22, 2013    Conduct problems and hurtful and uncaring behavior in children as young as 6 years are accurate predictors of violent and nonviole ... Read on »
Chlorhexidine Cleansing of Umbilical Cord Increases Cord Separation Time by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A New Technique for Fast and Safe Collection of Urine in Newborns María Luisa Herreros Fernández, Noelia González Merino, Alfredo Tagarro García, Beatriz Pérez Seoan ... Read on »
Skin Signals Severe Outbreak of Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease by Poh Tin Tan Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Laurie Barclay, MD Jan 21, 2011   Print Email Editors' Recommendations Pneumonia: Corticosteroids Linked t ... Read on »