News tagged with early childhood

Power lines don't raise risk of leukaemia in children

(Medical Xpress)—Children who live near overhead power lines in early life do not have a greater risk of developing childhood leukaemia, researchers from the Childhood Cancer Research Group at the University ...

Feb 07, 2014
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Living in disordered neighborhoods gets under the skin

Living in a violence-plagued neighborhood may cause such great stress that a person's gene expression may be altered. These are the findings of Katherine Theall, Stacy Drury and an interdisciplinary team of Tulane University ...

Nov 13, 2013
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Beating the nap-time blues

Young children who are required to engage in day-time naps in childcare settings when they do not sleep are more likely to have disturbed sleep patterns that affect their behaviour and learning.

Oct 23, 2013
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Managing children's screen time: What parents need to know

In our increasingly fast-paced world, the Internet, video games, smartphones and TV programs are continually competing for consumers' attention. But what are the effects of screen media on infants and young children, when ...

Oct 17, 2013
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