News tagged with childhood diseases
Vietnam says a large ongoing outbreak of a common childhood virus could worsen this year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Omega-3 fatty acids may have a role in preventing heart attack or strokes in adults who were small at birth, according to University of Sydney researchers.
Health Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Further work carried out on mice suggests that this gene plays a part in motor network cross-over. Cross-over is a key factor in the transmission of brain signals, because it allows the right side of the brain to control ...
Genetics Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Children of diabetic pregnancies have a greater risk of childhood obesity, but new research from the Colorado School of Public Health shows breastfeeding can reduce this threat.
Health Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers from the University of Southampton, in collaboration with a research group in Delhi, India, have shown that growth in early childhood can affect bone density in adult life, which could lead to an increased risk ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The value of routine body mass index (BMI) screening in schools has been a topic of ongoing controversy. An expert Roundtable Discussion in the current issue of Childhood Obesity, a peer-reviewed journal publis ...
Health Feb 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study finds that perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), widely used in manufactured products such as non-stick cookware, waterproof clothing, and fast-food packaging, were associated with lowered immune response to vaccinations ...
Immunology Jan 24, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
To fully understand the causes of the obesity epidemic in Aboriginal children requires an understanding of the unique social and historical factors that shape the Aboriginal community. A review article published in Applied Ph ...
Health Jan 24, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
An important ongoing debate in the field of psychiatry is whether inflammation in the body is a consequence of or contributor to major depression. A new study in Biological Psychiatry has attempted to resolve the issue.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- For the first time in 20 years, a federal panel is urging the government to lower the threshold for lead poisoning in children.
Health Jan 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Vietnam says an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease has killed 156 people, mostly children, and sickened more than 96,000 through late November.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children born just a few weeks too early are significantly more likely to have behavioural and/or emotional problems in the pre-school years, suggests research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Health Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Large disparities exist in obesity and other chronic diseases across racial/ethnic groups in the United States. Are racial differences in diet, exercise, and weight status related to better knowledge about healthy eating ...
Health Nov 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
It is widely suspected that the current wave of obesity among children will result in greater rates of cardiovascular disease and diabetes over the next few decades. But a second systematic review of research into childhood ...
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other reports that childhood obesity has tripled over the past 30 years, we recognize the importance of reaching our children early to form good food habits. However, ...
Health Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0