News tagged with schoolchildren
The negative effects of poorly controlled asthma symptoms on sleep quality and academic performance in urban schoolchildren has been confirmed in a new study.
Inflammatory disorders May 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Research by the University of Leeds has shown that very young children appear to reject story book characters who are overweight, but not those who are disabled.
Overweight and Obesity May 16, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 4
A measles outbreak has hit over 800 people in Britain, a country in which up to two million schoolchildren are believed to be unprotected due to a scare which linked the vaccine with autism, figures revealed Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder.
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Negative stereotypes about boys may hinder their achievement, while assuring them that girls and boys are equally academic may help them achieve. From a very young age, children think boys are academically inferior to girls, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 12, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Schoolchildren on the autistic spectrum experience worrying levels of mental health difficulties, according to a new study by research psychologists from The University of Manchester.
Autism spectrum disorders Dec 18, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Problems caused by bullying do not necessarily cease when the abuse stops. Recent research shows that victims may need long-term support.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Problems caused by bullying do not necessarily cease when the abuse stops. Recent research at the Universitiy of Stavanger (UiS) and Bergen's Center for Crisis Psychology in Norway shows ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adolescents can be chronically sleep deprived because of their inability to fall asleep early in combination with fixed wakeup times on school days. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), almost ...
Health Oct 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
At a time when childhood obesity rates are on the rise, Deakin University research has found that parents prefer to play chauffeur than let their children walk or ride to school or around the local neighbourhood.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Dengue is one of the most widespread mosquito-borne viral diseases in the world, with WHO estimating that around half of the world's population are currently at risk. While infection usually causes flu-like symptoms, it can ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study conducted in Mongolian schoolchildren supports the possibility that daily vitamin D supplementation can reduce the risk of respiratory infections in winter. In a report that will appear in the journal Pediatrics and ha ...
Pediatrics Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Boosting students' levels of physical education improves their grades, a new, small study says.
Health May 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Schools should be a cornerstone of the nation's obesity battle, but to trim Americans' waistlines, changes are needed everywhere people live, work, play and learn, a major new report says.
Health May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Promoting physical activity among young school kids can end up improving their academic performance, a new study suggests.
Health Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0