archives of disease in childhood

Premature kids likely to face behavioural problems


December 6th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Children born prematurely have greater chances of experiencing behavioural or emotional problems or both in the pre-school years, a study reveals. While the rate of premature ... Read more...

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Study reveals that breast feeding leads to lesser behavioral problems


May 12th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has identified that babies who are fed breast milk are less likely to have behavioral problems when they are compared with those who ... Read more...

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Study reveals that there are less behavior problems for breast fed babies


May 11th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study shows all the more results for mothers to breast-feed their babies instead of going in for formula milk. British researchers carried out a study ... Read more...

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Alternative remedies can be fatal for children (Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Using alternative remedies for children can be fatal, experts have warned.Parents can be misled into believing that treatments such as homeopathy are more 'natural', with fewer side-effects than ... Read more...

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Alternative remedies can be dangerous!


December 24th, 2010 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Alternative remedies can be dangerous for children and could even lead to death.Parents are sometimes misguided into thinking that they are "more natural", with fewer side effects than ... Read more...

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Babies breastfed for six months ward off infections


September 28th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Breastfeeding infants for six months can ward off their common infections. The findings showed babies brought up exclusively on their mother's milk were significantly healthier than those given ... Read more...

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Physical inactivity ‘no contributor’ to childhood obesity epidemic


July 8th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Scientists have challenged the notion that a lack of exercise causes fatness in children.Their study suggests that physical inactivity appears to be the result of fatness, instead ... Read more...

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Inactivity doesn’t lead to childhood obesity


July 8th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Obesity may lead to inactivity, but inactivity does not lead to obesity, says a new study. A new report from the EarlyBird Diabetes Study suggests that physical activity ... Read more...

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Informal childcare cuts baby’s chances of being breastfed


June 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Babies who are looked after by relatives, friends, and neighbours while their mothers are at work, are less likely to be breastfed, reveals a new study.The study, which ... Read more...

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Spoonful of sugar really does help the medicine go down


May 13th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Mary Poppins was right all along - a spoonful of sugar really does help the medicine go down.According to research published ahead of print in the Archives of ... Read more...

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Child health advice on Internet ‘unreliable’


April 12th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Browsing the internet in the hope of finding a good advice for your child's medical problem is a waste of time, say UK researchers who claim that medical ... Read more...

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Brit kids’ fitness levels ‘declining’


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): A new British study has found that most kids are staying away from physical activity and this idle lifestyle is making children unhealthy even if they are not ... Read more...

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It’s official: active kids sleep better


July 23rd, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): A new study has confirmed what many parents already knew - running around in the day means your child may fall asleep faster at night.The study of 500 ... Read more...

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Music eases circumcision pain


June 1st, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): A new research has suggested that music can help alleviate pain and provide therapeutic benefits for babies undergoing common medical procedures, including circumcision.It is believed that playing music ... Read more...

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Music ’soothes pain of premature babies’


May 28th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Playing music to babies can help reduce pain and encourage better oral feeding, a new study suggests.The research, published ahead of print in the Archives of Disease in ... Read more...

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Extremely premature kids likely to face learning difficulties by age 11


March 12th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Kids who are born extremely premature are likely to face learning difficulties by the time they reach the age of 11, say researchers.The research team from University ... Read more...

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Chemicals in liquid medicines may harm infants, says Indian-origin researcher


January 22nd, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 22 (ANI): Liquid medicines may harm tiny tots due to the presence of some non-drug ingredients in them, says an Indian-origin researcher. Dr Hitesh Pandya, a senior lecturer at ... Read more...

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Fish diet for infants may cut eczema risk


September 25th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 25 (ANI): Adding fish to infants diet before the age of nine months could cut their risk of developing eczema, according to a new study.The study will be published ... Read more...

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Brit kids physical activity levels six times lower than believed


September 9th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): The physical activity levels of children have been overestimated, with actual levels likely to be around six times lower, says a UK study.Annual health survey data showed ... Read more...

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Bilingual kids more likely to stutter


September 9th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): Children who are bilingual before the age of five are more likely to stutter than non-bilingual counterparts and also find it harder to overcome their impediment, according ... Read more...

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‘Guidelines on kids’ physical activity needs rethink’


June 30th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) Experts have recommended revising guidelines on how much physical activity children require to be in peak health according to their gender. Both British and US guidelines recommend that ... Read more...

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Carbonated drinks no good for oral rehydration: study


May 27th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 27 (IANS) Medical experts have warned against administering 'flat' carbonated drinks to children with acute vomiting and diarrhoea, as an alternative to oral rehydration. Oral rehydration solution comprises an ideal ... Read more...

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Kids whose parents read aloud to them develop better language skills at school


May 13th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Kids, whose parents read aloud to them are likely to develop better language and literacy skills when they go to school, says a new study.Young children ... Read more...

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Study disproves MMR jab and autism link


February 5th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 5 (ANI): A study has disproved that the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccination may lead to the development of autism.The findings are based on a community sample of almost ... Read more...

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