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Protecting children against sexual abuse
Protecting children against sexual abuse (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Did you know that 21-42% of women and 10-16% of men have experienced child sexual abuse? Sexual abuse has lasting detrimental effects on victims, their families and society as a whole. To date, the prevention of sexual abuse has mostly rested ... Read More »

Good relationships with parents may benefit children’s health decades later
Good relationships with parents may benefit children’s health decades later (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Growing up in a well-off home can benefit a child’s physical health even decades later — but a lack of parent-child warmth, or the presence of abuse, may eliminate the health advantage of a privileged background, according to a Baylor ... Read More »

Codeine too risky for kids
Codeine too risky for kids (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The American Academy of Pediatrics is urging parents and health providers to stop giving codeine to children, calling for more education about its risks and restrictions on its use in patients under age 18. A new AAP clinical report in ... Read More »

New tool to aid diagnosis and treatment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
New tool to aid diagnosis and treatment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australia’s first national tool for diagnosing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) has been released in a bid to promote early diagnosis and treatment of FASD. “Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is a form of brain injury caused by alcohol use during ... Read More »

Creatine – a vital breakthrough for baby health
Creatine – a vital breakthrough for baby health (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A baby’s growth during pregnancy may be dependent on its mother’s levels of a critical nutrient, creatine, according to research from a team of Melbourne researchers. A research team from Monash and Hudson Institute (the Ritchie Centre) have shown the ... Read More »

Steroid treatment for IVF problems may do more harm than good
Steroid treatment for IVF problems may do more harm than good (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers at the University of Adelaide are urging doctors and patients to refrain from using a specific steroid treatment to treat infertility in women unless clinically indicated, because of its links to miscarriage, preterm birth and birth defects. Writing in ... Read More »

How does ice use affect families and what can they do?
How does ice use affect families and what can they do? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Some of the greatest impacts of drug use are on families, but families sometimes feel in a position of little control when it comes to responding. Often they receive mixed messages about what they should do. Ice or crystal meth, ... Read More »

Overweight or obesity often start during primary school
Overweight or obesity often start during primary school (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Every year 57,100 children who started primary school in England at a healthy weight end up obese or overweight by the time they leave, according to new statistics* published by Cancer Research UK. This worrying statistic adds to the fact ... Read More »

Chemical in Plastics Linked to Genital Abnormalities in Baby Boys
Chemical in Plastics Linked to Genital Abnormalities in Baby Boys (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study shows that pregnant women’s exposure to a chemical commonly found in plastic is directly linked to abnormalities in newborn boys’ reproductive organs. Doctors and researchers know that man-made chemicals commonly found in plastics, foods, personal care products ... Read More »

Sign language may be helpful for children with rare speech disorder
Sign language may be helpful for children with rare speech disorder (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Using sign language with intensive speech therapy may be an effective treatment for children with a rare speech disorder called apraxia of speech, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. They suggest further exploration of the results of a case study ... Read More »







 
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