(Medical Xpress)—Both doctors and parents are reluctant about raising the issue of childhood obesity, according to a new study.
Overweight and Obesity Apr 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Children who are exposed to negative parenting – including abuse, neglect but also overprotection – are more likely to experience childhood bullying by their peers, according to a meta-analysis of 70 studies of more than ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 25, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Research shows early dialogue between parents and children most effective in deterring teen tobacco, alcohol use
Early, substantive dialogue between parents and their grade-school age children about the ills of tobacco and alcohol use can be more powerful in shaping teen behavior than advertising, marketing or peer pressure, a University ...
Health Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New, nationally projectable survey results released today by The Partnership at Drugfree.org and MetLife Foundation confirmed that one in four teens has misused or abused a prescription (Rx) drug at least once in their l ...
Medications Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Children can get five to 10 colds each year, so it's not surprising that adults often turn to over-the-counter cough and cold medicines to relieve their little ones' symptoms. But a new University of Michigan poll shows that ...
Pediatrics Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Although you might think being a member of the "clean plate club" is something that stops when a child is young, new research suggests that up to two-thirds of parents still encourage teenagers ...
Pediatrics Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
U.K. authorities say a 25-year-old man is suspected to have died from measles as an epidemic continues to sweep across south Wales.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Asperger's syndrome is disappearing as an official diagnosis, but people who live with its symptoms will continue to struggle.
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Waterloo have found that children hear more complex language from parents when they read a storybook with only pictures compared to a picture-vocabulary book. The findings ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Less than one-third of the 4,700 annual underage drinking-related deaths in the United States result from road crashes, according to a new study.
Health Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Light drinking during pregnancy is not linked to adverse behavioural or cognitive outcomes in childhood, suggests a new study published today (17 April) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 16, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Altering parents' and teachers' notion of risk taking behaviour can significantly increase children's physical activity suggests a study lead by University of Sydney researchers.
Health Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Friends and family may be key in parents' decisions on whether to vaccinate their young children, a small study suggests.
Pediatrics Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Arizona parents tend to rely on a "patchwork" of child-care arrangements while many are looking for new options at any given time. In addition, many parents struggle to pay for child care ...
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The company you keep in junior high school may have more influence on your smoking behavior than your high school friends, according to newly published research from the University of Southern California (USC).
Health Apr 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0