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The negative effects of poorly controlled asthma symptoms on sleep quality and academic performance in urban schoolchildren has been confirmed in a new study.
Inflammatory disorders 7 hours ago | not rated yet | 0
Sport and exercise academics at the University of Derby have discovered that wearing a heavy backpack during physical activity, such as that worn by the military on exercise, can significantly decrease performance.
Health May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 4
First Lady Michelle Obama took her campaign against childhood obesity to a new level Thursday with a $150 million program to encourage more physical activity in American schools.
Overweight and Obesity Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Although the long-term consequences of childhood obesity are well documented, some school districts have reduced physical education classes to devote more time to the 3 Rs in education—reading, writing, and arithmetic. ...
Pediatrics Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay News) —The link between poor academic performance and substance abuse just got stronger, with a new U.S. government report showing ties between the two.
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
High school students whose friends' average grade point average (GPA) is greater than their own have a tendency to increase their own GPA over the course of a year, according to research published February 13 in the open ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 13, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Children with hearing loss struggle to hear in noisy school classrooms, even with the help of hearing aids and other devices to amplify their teacher's voice. Training the brain to filter out background noise and thus understand ...
Health Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Recess in school serves a necessary and important role in the development of a child's academic, physical, and social well-being, according to an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy ...
Pediatrics Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Many studies have reported that the earlier the age at first drink (AFD) the higher the chances of that person developing later drinking-related problems. However, it is unclear why consuming small quantities at an early ...
Addiction Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People make more rational economic decisions on behalf of strangers and distant relatives than they do for close family members or themselves, new psychology research has shown.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 30, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 6 |
(HealthDay)—Underage drinking in the United States remains a serious public health issue, a new federal government report shows.
Health Nov 26, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—A new study from Iceland adds to existing evidence that kids are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder if they're among the youngest in their grade at school.
Attention deficit disorders Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Back-to-school time for many U.S. high school students may mean heading back into a Catch-22 of sleep. Teens are naturally inclined to stay up late, but are forced to wake up early, says ...
Health Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- There is considerable variation in the neuropsychological, behavioral, and academic outcomes of individuals with cleft lip and palate, as the outcomes are affected by developmental level, sex, ...
Health Aug 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Poor oral health, dental disease, and tooth pain can put kids at a serious disadvantage in school, according to a new Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC study.
Dentistry Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0