Childhealth24.com is a website for preventive health care for newborns, babies, children and youngsters. It offers free medical, nutritional and scientific guidance to parents to track their children’s growth and development and to recognize disorders using a new scientifically tested interactive software. Childhealth24.com can not replace physicians. Quite in contrast, its use supports the development of healthy children and early recognition of problems that can lead to better treatment of disorders by a pediatrician or family practitioner.
In cooperation with our Advisory Board of internationally recognized medical doctors and health scientists, I would like to improve the quality of pediatric checkups via this internet site in order to ensure children’s health and to lower the frequency of illnesses whose late recognition and treatment can be avoided. It is my hope that the use of this site and the application of its advise will have beneficial effects on your children.
Michael Hermanussen, MD, Pediatrician
Professor of Pediatrics, Christian-Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany
In 2000 and 2001 a survey was performed in Southern Germany to investigate at what age two common growth disorders are usually diagnosed. The diagnosis Growth Hormone Deficiency is found in approximately 1 child out of 4000; Turner’s Syndrome is found in approximately 1 child out of 2000. more
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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has developed the Food Guide Pyramids to help adults and parents of children to eat a healthy diet and maintain an active lifestyle. School age children should have 30-60 minutes daily of moderate to vigorous exercise in addition to eating a balanced diet of recommended portion sizes to maintain a healthy weight for their age and sex. more
Obesity has become a major public health concern in this century. Yet, the widespread popularisation in managing overweight and obesity indicates that the problem of body weight maintenance has developed from an only medical into an interdisciplinary and already political problem. Current ideas about lifestyle and strategies to maintain health and weight have become dominated by increasingly popular beliefs that contrast scientific evidence. more
Preventive health care is necessary. Childhealth24.com is a modern network that for the first time provides a tool for direct cooperation between parents, doctors and public health service. We would like to encourage children and parents to participate and actively use this network. more