Introduction to Early Childhood

Parents are faced with a number of tasks to ensure healthy development in their child in early childhood. Here you will find practical, nursing and medical recommendations for the most important events in the first three years of life, as well as recommendations for specialists. Our authors are pediatricians, developmental educators, nurses, arts therapists and body therapists with extensive practical experience.

Fig. «The granddaughter in the pram» of Max Liebermann. © akg-images

Research news

Anthroposophic Medicine is an evaluated part of CRF treatment   
Cancer-realted fatigue (CRF) is one of the most frequent and prevalent symptoms expressed by cancer patients and cancer survivors. A current systematic review aimed to identify different clinical evaluation scales and interventions available for fatigue associated with cancer. Therefore, 2611 research articles were screened and revealed also non-pharmacological interventions such as exercise, complementary therapies, nutritional and psychoeducational interventions, sleep therapy, Anthroposophic Medicine, and various pharmacological agents effective in managing CRF. The results are published open access: 
https://doi.org/10.25259/IJPC_455_20.
Supplementary note: The impact of misteltoe therapy in CRF has been evaluated by a research group at Havelhöhe Community Hospital: 
https://doi.org/10.1177/1534735420917211


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