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Dr. William E. Zinser

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Background

Employment History

  • Pediatric Neurologist
    UTMB
  • Pediatric Neurologist
    Children's Medical Center
  • Associate Professor of Pediatric Neurology
    University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Childrenâ€s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatric Neurology
    University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Children's Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Pediatric Neurology
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Education

  • M.D.
12 Total References
Web References
Neurology > Meet The Team
www.childrens.com, 17 Feb 2009 [cached]
William Zinser, M.D.
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William Zinser, M.D.
Dr. William Zinser is a ...
www.kold.com, 28 Aug 2008 [cached]
Dr. William Zinser is a pediatric neurologist at Children's Medical Center, Dallas, and an associate professor of pediatric neurology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.He said, "It's too early to know if magnesium sulfate has an overall effect on the incidence rate of cerebral palsy."
Zinser reviewed the study but was not involved with it."More research needs to be done, certainly," he said.
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SOURCES: Dwight J. Rouse, M.D., professor of obstetrics and gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham; William Zinser, M.D., pediatric neurologist, Children's Medical Center, Dallas, and associate professor of pediatric neurology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas; Aug. 28, 2008, New England Journal of Medicine
Newswise
www.newswise.com, 20 Dec 2004 [cached]
Newswise , If video games are at the top of your childâ€s wish list this season, it may be time to lay some healthy ground rules for their use, says Dr. William Zinser, associate professor of pediatric neurology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Childrenâ€s Hospital.
Research has linked video game playing to behavior problems and even epileptic seizures in some children, Zinser says.Beyond these dangers, the games may keep children from creative activities that are important to their developing minds.
Zinser gives the following tips for parents who want to ensure their children are safe during their next on-screen adventure:
• Not so close: Children should sit at least six feet away from a 19-inch or larger screen and at least two feet from a smaller screen, Zinser says.The tiny, rapidly-flashing lights on the screen can cause seizures in susceptible children.While it is nearly impossible to know whether your child is susceptible, Zinser recommends special caution for children who have ever had febrile seizuresâ€"convulsions brought on by fever in infants and small children.
• Leave a light on: The impact of the flashing lights is more pronounced in the dark, so parents should make sure the video game screen is not the only source of light in the room.
• Enforce a “creativity breakâ€: Set a one-hour timer and have children “pause†their game and spend 15 minutes in another activity, such as drawing, coloring or reading a bookâ€"not watching television, Zinser says: “Whatâ€s important is to get them away from the flashing lights of the screen and give them a chance to use their minds creatively.â€
• Understand the limits of video game ratings: Parents can assume that games rated “E for Everybody†are less violent than those rated “T for Teen.†But they should not assume that a teenager is somehow immune to violence, Zinser says: “Studies show that children of any age tended to become 25-30 percent louder, more disruptive or more rebellious after playing violent video games.â€
• Know what your children are playing: Computer-savvy children can easily download Internet games portraying drug use and violence, Zinser says.
Alternative Medicine-Alternative Medical Systems
www.altmedicine.com, 1 Feb 2006 [cached]
If your children play video games, it may be time to lay some healthy ground rules for their use, says Dr. William Zinser, assistant professor of pediatric neurology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Children's Hospital.
Research has linked video game playing to behavior problems and even epileptic seizures in some children, Dr. Zinser says.
Neurology - Referral Directory | Children's
www.childrens.com, 17 Feb 2009 [cached]
William Zinser, M.D.
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