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Childhood Cancer

Developing New Therapies To Fight Childhood Cancer

Childhood Cancer; researchers from the Department of Cellular Biology at the University of Seville and the Seville Institute of Biomedicine (IBiS), Pablo Vicente and Doctor Luisma Escudero, in close collaboration with the researcher Rebecca Burgos and other members of the group of Doctor Rosa Noguera (University of Valencia–INCLIVA, CIBERONC) have published a study aimed at…

ASD

Bullying In Children With ASD Gets Worse With Age

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more likely to experience bullying than children without ASD; but this bullying gets worse with age, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. Hannah Morton, a graduate student in the clinical psychology PhD program at Binghamton University; but aimed to conceptualize bullying in…

Formula

Giving Formula Initially Might Not Impact Breastfeeding

Formula; A study has lodged a new kink in the breastfeeding dilemma that adds to the angst of exhausted new parents; While most newborns lose weight in the first days of life; do you or don’t you offer a little formula after breastfeeding if the weight loss is more than usual? For years, the answer…

Vaccine

Midwives Key To Promoting Vaccines, But Requires More Training

A new study shows many midwives receive little or no training on how to communicate to expectant parents; about the importance of maternal and childhood vaccine; in spite of being the most trust source of information on vaccines in the Australian public antenatal system.The research led by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute found that while…

Infants With Autism Risk

Infants With Autism Risk May Be Less Able To Distinguish Speech Patterns

Researchers from Columbia University found that infants at high risk for autism were less attuned; to differences in speech patterns than low-risk infants. The findings suggest that interventions to improve language skills should, begin during infancy for those at high risk for autism spectrum disorder. “Humans are born with an astonishing ability to distinguish basic…

Children Who Walk To School Likely To Be Less Overweight Or Obese

Children Who Walk To School Likely To Be Less Overweight Or Obese

Children who regularly walk or cycle to school are less prone to overweight or obese; than those who travel by vehicles, a new study suggests. Based on results from more than 2000 primary-age school children from across London; the researchers found that walking or cycling to school is a strong indicator of obesity levels; a…

Researchers Found Social Inequalities In Children's Body Mass index

Researchers Found Social Inequalities In Children’s Body Mass Index

Researchers from Trinity College have found  social and economic inequalities in children’s body mass index (BMI); emerge during the pre-school years and across childhood and into early adolescence. These are the striking findings of a study publish in the international, peer-review journal Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology today. The findings arise from Trinity’s involvement with the…

Maternal obesity linked to overweight children

Maternal Obesity Leads To Obesity In Child

Research from European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Glasgow, Scotland (28 April-1 May) reveals that the risk of a child becoming overweight or obese is more than trebled by maternal obesity prior to getting pregnant. The study is by Dr. Nicola Heslehurst, Institute of Health & Society, Newcastle University, UK, and colleagues. Efforts to prevent childhood…

Pediatrics

Benefit Mental Health of Children

The study shows that the The mental health of children and young people with some long term physical conditions could benefit from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT); according to a recent study from the University of Exeter Medical School. The systematic review used robust methods to bring together and make sense of the best science in…

pediatrics

Autism Child Get Difficult in Reading and Narration

The study find that the Children with autism may be good at reading a text one word at a time; but simultaneously have problems in understanding and retelling the content of what they read. Because Research now shows the importance; for these children; of extensive language assessment and follow-up over time. A child (plural: children) is…

Pediatrics

Earlier Bedtimes Help Kids Fight Obesity

The researches find that childhood obesity rates high, many studies have investigated lifestyle factors that can make a difference which ones increase the risk and which ones reduce it. Beyond diet; a lack of sleep has been linked to weight gain both in adults and children; so it’s important that kids get enough shuteye; even with…

Pediatrics

One in Seven Babies Born With Low Birth Weight

The researches find that one in seven came into the world weighing too little; therefore according to a global assessment of birth weight Over 90% of babies tipping the scale at less than 2.5 kilos (5.5 pounds) when born were in low- and middle-income countries; researchers reported in The Lancet Global Health. Because Worldwide; just…