News tagged with childhood health
New research conducted in 10 European cities has estimated that 14% of chronic childhood asthma is due to exposure to traffic pollution near busy roads.
Inflammatory disorders Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the University of Alberta are leading a charge among Canada's obesity experts and calling on the federal government to ban food and beverage ads that target children.
Health Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women who experienced physical, emotional, or sexual abuse as children are more likely to have a child with autism than women who were not abused, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). Those ...
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Making headway against a major public health threat, Dartmouth College researchers have invented the first ever secondhand tobacco smoke sensor that records data in real time, a new study in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Re ...
Health Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Switching to skimmed milk in a bid to curb excess toddler weight gain doesn't seem to work, indicates research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Health Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pediatricians regularly dispense advice to parents of young children during well-child visits, but a new University of Michigan poll shows that many aren't following doctors' orders.
Pediatrics Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay News) —Obese children hospitalized for certain serious illnesses may have a higher risk of dying than thinner patients, a new research review suggests.
Pediatrics Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health at the Mailman School of Public Health are the first to report an association between early childhood exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) and an ...
Immunology Mar 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—It's common knowledge that a child who misses a meal can't concentrate in school. But what happens years down the road? Does that missed meal have any bearing on health in adulthood?
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Low-income children may be overweight in part because they have less access to open green space where they can play and exercise, reports a Cornell study of obesity in Europe published in Social Science an ...
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A program to administer asthma medication each day to urban children with asthma reduces symptoms and is cost-effective, according to research published online Feb. 11 in Pediatrics.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A growing generational disconnect between adults and children is putting thousands of years of cultural tradition and culinary knowledge in southern Arizona in jeopardy, according to a recent study by a researcher ...
Overweight and Obesity Feb 05, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Leading international researchers and doctors are meeting at the University of Otago, Wellington this week to identify new approaches to reducing the very high levels of rheumatic fever in New Zealand and Australia.
Inflammatory disorders Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Clogged arteries and sedentary lifestyles have replaced germs as the world's leading killers. Where hunger once held much of the world in its grip, the 1.6 billion overweight and obese now outnumber the malnourished by nearly ...
Health Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
According to a new study from the Slone Epidemiology Center (SEC) at Boston University, African-American women who reported sexual or physical abuse before age 11 had a greater risk of uterine fibroids in adulthood compared ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0