Psychology & Psychiatry

The ties that bind: Grandparents and their grandchildren

Close your eyes for a moment, open your treasure trove of memories and take a step back in time to your childhood. Do you remember your grandfather gently scooping you up into his warm and comforting embrace? Or sitting by ...

Overweight & Obesity

Child obesity linked to higher mortality risk in young adulthood

(HealthDay)—Obesity in children is associated with an increased risk for premature mortality in young adulthood and with an increased risk for anxiety and depression, according to two studies published online in March in ...

Oncology & Cancer

Diesel fumes increase risk of childhood brain tumours, study finds

(Medical Xpress)—A link between brain tumours in children and their parents' exposure to diesel exhaust fumes before birth has been found by researchers at The University of Western Australia-affiliated Western Australian ...

Health

Race to save mothers, children set to fall short

A global campaign to save new mothers and children under five in developing nations has made strong gains but is set to fall well shy of UN goals, according to a study released Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New study identifies significance of co-infection in disease control

Becoming infected with one parasite could change your chances of becoming infected with another according to new research from Cardiff University. The new study analyses data from school aged children in Tanzania infected ...

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