News tagged with childhood health
With mounting concerns over childhood obesity and its associated health risks in the U.S., would a ban on junk-food advertising aimed at children be more effective than the current voluntary, industry-led ...
Health Jan 19, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (19) | 10
Bisphenol A or BPA is a synthetic chemical widely used in the making of plastic products ranging from bottles and food can linings to toys and water supply lines. When these plastics degrade, BPA is released ...
Health Oct 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0 |
Obese white teenage girls who lose weight may benefit physically, but the weight change does not guarantee they are going to feel better about themselves, according to a Purdue University study.
Health Mar 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) A deadly form of a common childhood illness has been linked to the mysterious child deaths in Cambodia that sparked alarm after a cause could not immediately be determined, health officials said ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Parents who smack or shout at their children could be placing them at greater risk of developing cancer, heart disease and asthma.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new study by University of Southern California (USC) and University of Oxford researchers indicates that large amounts of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) found in national food supplies across the world may be one explanation ...
Diabetes Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study by NYU School of Medicine researchers reveals that an especially virulent strain of the gut bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) isn't implicated in the overall death rate of the U.S. population, and may even ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Children who have an earlier onset of puberty have poorer mental health from as early as preschool age, a new study by Murdoch Childrens Research Institute has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Frequent house moves during childhood seem to increase the risk of poor health in later life, suggests research published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Feb 06, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
New parents have one more reason to pay attention to the oral health of their toothless babies. A recent University of Illinois study confirms the presence of bacteria associated with early childhood caries ...
Health Aug 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Children use the same psychological ploys as adults to justify eating junk food, according to new research.
Health Aug 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The seeds of vulnerability to asthma, heart disease and other chronic adult health problems are planted early in life, according to a study published online today in the American Journal of Public Health.
Health Oct 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A research team led by University of Massachusetts Amherst resource economist Sylvia Brandt, with colleagues in California and Switzerland, have revised the cost burden sharply upward for childhood asthma and for the first ...
Health Jan 26, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 3
A consortium of federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations has published a report proposing a set of common measures and data-collection methods for use in asthma clinical research. Asthma Outcomes in Clinical Research: ...
Immunology Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
For more than three decades, researchers have warned of the potential health risks associated with exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), especially among children whose parents smoke. Now a new study conducted by ...
Health May 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0