The city lifestyle has been criticised as a key reason that children are disconnected from nature. This has led to an unhealthy lifestyle in regard to active play and eating habits. Even worse, many young children do not feel well psychologically they are often stressed and depressed. 16% of preschoolers in Hong Kong and up to 22 percent in China show signs of mental health problems.
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Children who experience physical, sexual, and emotional abuse or neglect are at least two to three times more likely to attempt suicide in later life, according to the largest research review carried out of the topic.
Developmental outcomes in children with Duarte galactosemia do not differ from those in unaffected children, even with milk exposure in infancy, researchers report. "What I found most striking is how truly indistinguishable the outcome scores were for cases and controls," Dr. Judith L. Fridovich-Keil from Emory University, in Atlanta, told Reuters Health by email.
The global incidence of child pneumonia and related mortality decreased substantially from 2000 to 2015, consistent with decreases in the prevalence of some key risk factors, according to a study published in the January issue of The Lancet Global Health.
Researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) evaluated a digital medicine tool designed as an investigational treatment for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and co-occurring attention/deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Researchers look at how parent's job stress affects children's health. Researchers have long known that their children are affected by the company's bottom line, as employees are distracted or have to take time off to care for their children. Far less is known about the impact to parent's work life has on their children's health.
Almost all children live to see their eighteenth birthday despite a severe growth restriction, as long as they have survived their first month during infancy. This is indicated in a study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet, which is published in the journal PLOS Medicine.
Altered mental status can be a challenging diagnosis to deal with in any setting, including the emergency department (ED), where higher volume and ill patients make focusing on any one patient more difficult. A recent study by Button and colleagues aimed to identify etiologies of altered mental status in children presenting to the ED and to characterize the yield of diagnostic testing in these patients.
Instead, physicians should try to identify those that could cause scarring or medical problems and begin immediate treatment , according to the American Academy of Pediatrics guideline.
Development of emotional problems in early childhood was linked to a higher risk for schizophrenia , study findings published in the American Journal of Psychiatry showed.
Although parents often focus on peanuts as the food allergy they need to worry about most, cow's milk is the most common food allergy in children under the age of 5. New research being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI ) Annual Scientific Meeting found that there are two percent of all children under the age of 5 have a milk allergy, and 53 percent of food-allergic infants under age 1 have a cow's milk allergy.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India's drugs regulator has ordered Johnson & Johnson to stop manufacturing its Baby Powder using raw materials in two of its Indian factories until test results prove they are free of asbestos, a senior official said on Thursday.