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(Medical Xpress)—Research published today gives an improved picture of child health in England. Young people in England were eating more fruit and smoking less and fewer were overweight.
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Child physical abuse, emotional abuse and neglect is linked to mental health disorders, drug use, suicide attempts, sexually transmitted infections and risky sexual behaviour in adulthood, according to ...
Health Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 17 |
Youth with mental illness are among the most vulnerable, but new research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has found that less than half of Ontario youth aged 15 to 19 hospitalized with a psychiatric ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Low levels of omega-3 may be behind postpartum depression, according to a review lead by Gabriel Shapiro of the University of Montreal and the Research Centre at the Sainte-Justine Mother and Child Hospital.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Prenatal and childhood exposure to flame retardant compounds are linked to poorer attention, fine motor coordination and IQ in school-aged children, a finding by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, that ...
Health Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Children whose mothers were overly stressed during pregnancy are more likely to become victims of bullying at school.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Only one-quarter of smoking parents adopt a strict smoke-free car policy, and nearly half who don't enforce such a ban light up while driving with their children, a new study indicates.
Pediatrics Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Mothers who stroke their newborn infants in the first few weeks of their life could change the effects that stress during gestation has on early-life development, new research from the United Kingdom shows. ...
Health Nov 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Parents with a higher number of stressors in their lives are more likely to have obese children, according to a new study by pediatric researchers. Furthermore, when parents perceive themselves to be stressed, their children ...
Pediatrics Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Many child care providers have rules that exclude sick children from care, spurring anxious moments for millions of working parents. In a new University of Michigan poll, one-third of parents of young children report they ...
Health Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists at the Universities of Liverpool, Manchester, and Kings College, London, have found that mothers who stroke their baby's body in the first few weeks after birth may change the effects that stress during pregnancy ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers investigating the long-term consequences of child abuse have identified some protective factors that can improve the health of victims during their adulthood.
Health Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Belgian pyschiatrist specialising in eating disorders triggered a national furore Wednesday after confessing on a TV show to "inappropriate" sex with several patients.
Other Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Curbs on children's daily screen time and delaying the age at which they start "the world's favorite pastime" are urgently needed to stave off the risk of serious health and developmental problems, argues a leading psychologist ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Bisphenol A (BPA), an estrogen-like compound that has drawn increased scrutiny in recent years, has been linked to changes in thyroid hormone levels in pregnant women and newborn boys, according to a new study by researchers ...
Health Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |