News tagged with early childhood
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A new, comprehensive survey of day care centers by University of California, Berkeley, researchers found that, overall, the environmental quality in child care settings was similar to other indoor environments, ...
Health Oct 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new field of developmental neuroscience changes our understanding of the early years of human life
By the time our children reach kindergarten their learning and developmental patterns are already taking shape, as is a trajectory for their future health. Now, for the first time, scientists have amassed a large collection ...
Neuroscience Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—As more children are adopted each year, pediatricians must be knowledgeable about adoption issues and model positive language for adoptive families, according to a clinical report published ...
Pediatrics Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
With childhood obesity now affecting 17 percent of American children, the nation is rallying around the concept that serious action is required. In 2010, President Barack Obama established the first Task ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study has found that young children with severe or persistent asthma are at higher risk of developing many common mental health problems.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study by University of North Carolina School of Medicine pediatrics researchers finds a surprising difference in the eating habits of overweight children between ages 9 and 17 years compared to those younger than 9.
Pediatrics Sep 10, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—A history of either sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) or behavioral sleep problems (BSPs) through the age of 5 years is associated with an increased likelihood of special educational need (SEN) ...
Pediatrics Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Infants who are bottle-fed face a higher risk of developing a serious intestinal condition that can lead to surgery, Danish researchers report.
Pediatrics Sep 03, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Young children take merit into account when sharing resources, according to research published Aug. 29 in the open access journal PLOS ONE.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Temper tantrums in young children can be an early signal of mental health problems, but how does a parent or pediatrician know when disruptive behavior is typical or a sign of a serious problem?
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Children who are given anaesthetic before the age of three may have an increased risk of developing learning difficulties, according to a new study involving researchers at The University of Western Australia.
Pediatrics Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- As many as one in 20 children may predominantly walk on their toes in early childhood. Youngsters who have developmental delays or neuropsychiatric disorders, however, are more likely to walk ...
Health Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
When a person injures their knee, it becomes inflamed. When a person has a cold, their throat becomes inflamed. This type of inflammation is the body's natural and protective response to injury.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Only 40 per cent of mothers reported talking with their children about what to do if someone tries to touch their private parts, a QUT nationwide survey of 200 mothers has found.
Health Jun 27, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, one in eight children suffers from an anxiety disorder. And because many anxious children turn into severely anxious adults, early intervention can have a major ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |