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Oral Immunotherapy Is Safe, Effective Treatment for Peanut-Allergic Preschoolers
Oral Immunotherapy Is Safe, Effective Treatment for Peanut-Allergic Preschoolers August 26, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Nearly 80% of peanut-allergic preschool children successfully incorporated peanut-containing foods into their diets after receiving peanut oral immunotherapy (OIT), a clinical trial has found. Peanut OIT involves eating small, gradually increasing amounts of peanut protein daily. Low-dose and high-dose OIT were safe ... Read More »

Playground Zoning Increases Physical Activity During Recess
Playground Zoning Increases Physical Activity During Recess August 25, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Most grade school students are likely to claim recess as their favorite period of the day; however, in many cases recess still can be sedentary with students not engaging in enough physical activity. Now researchers from the University of Missouri have found ... Read More »

Initiative delivers benefits for at-risk students and families
Initiative delivers benefits for at-risk students and families August 23, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

At-risk young people and their families benefit from a ground-breaking initiative across education, health and community service providers, according to recent Charles Sturt University (CSU) research. The evaluation of the innovative Family Referral Service (FRS) in Schools initiative in the ... Read More »

Marijuana Exposure in Kids Rose after Recreational Use Legalised in Colorado
Marijuana Exposure in Kids Rose after Recreational Use Legalised in Colorado August 12, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The legalisation of recreational marijuana in Colorado was associated with both increased hospital visits and cases at a regional poison center because of unintentional exposure to the drug by children, suggesting effective preventive measures are needed as more states consider ... Read More »

Children who watch lots of TV have weaker bones in adulthood
Children who watch lots of TV have weaker bones in adulthood August 9, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Curtin University researchers have found children who spend a lot of time watching television, have poorer and weaker bones in young adulthood which could significantly impact their health in later life. Lead researcher Dr Joanne McVeigh, Curtin’s School of Occupational ... Read More »

Smartphone app aims to prevent burns in children
Smartphone app aims to prevent burns in children August 7, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A collaboration between injury prevention researchers at The University of Queensland and digital health company iPug has resulted in a 21st Century approach to tackling childhood scalds. A team from the Centre for Children’s Burns and Trauma Research was looking for a way to reduce the number ... Read More »

Kids to adults: Get off your phones and see what really matters
Kids to adults: Get off your phones and see what really matters August 2, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Are you reading this on your phone? One of our bright young What Matters? Competition finalists might have a thing or two to say about that. “Adults love to lecture children about the dangers of spending too much time on technology. I ... Read More »

Early preschool bedtimes cut risk of obesity later on
Early preschool bedtimes cut risk of obesity later on July 31, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Preschoolers who are regularly tucked into bed by 8 p.m. are far less likely to become obese teenagers than young children who go to sleep later in the evening, new research has found. Bedtimes after 9 p.m. appeared to double ... Read More »

Internet-enabled toys spark privacy concerns
Internet-enabled toys spark privacy concerns July 27, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

ECU researchers are warning children could be at risk of corporate surveillance and breaches of their data privacy from Internet-enabled toys. Children could be at risk of corporate surveillance and breaches of their data privacy from an unlikely new source: ... Read More »

Program for Defence Force kids
Program for Defence Force kids July 26, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A James Cook University researcher has been studying the help given to children with a parent deployed on active duty with the military. JCU’s Gail Macdonald interviewed teachers, parents and Defence School Transition Aides (DSTA) who are employed to help ... Read More »







 
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