child health

A spoonful of parent interaction may help the medicine go down
A spoonful of parent interaction may help the medicine go down June 24, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The way parents interact with their chronically ill children could be the key to better treatment and better results. Researchers from The University of Queensland’s Triple P – Positive Parenting Program believe parents can improve health outcomes simply by interacting ... Read More »

Caring for kids with disabilities and difficult toileting behaviours
Caring for kids with disabilities and difficult toileting behaviours June 22, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

There is plenty of research telling us what most of us already suspected; that parents of children with disabilities are much more prone to stress, anxiety, depression and relationship strain than other parents. We also know that the level of ... Read More »

Inactivity in childhood linked to poor health outcomes in adolescence
Inactivity in childhood linked to poor health outcomes in adolescence June 17, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

How active you are as a child could have an impact on your weight and risk of chronic disease from as early fifteen years of age, according to new research led by the University of Sydney. The landmark study followed ... Read More »

No support for chronically-ill students
No support for chronically-ill students June 16, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australia’s school system is failing some of its most vulnerable young people by leaving them unsupported in their education. A new Victoria University report reveals chronically-ill children who need to take extended absences from school are neither officially acknowledged nor ... Read More »

Gaining too much weight during pregnancy increases likelihood of child being obese
Gaining too much weight during pregnancy increases likelihood of child being obese May 31, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study conducted in collaboration between The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Harokopio University has found that when an expecting mother gains more weight than recommended, does not exercise or smokes during pregnancy, the probability that ... Read More »

Fussy Eaters: Children and Food
Fussy Eaters: Children and Food May 28, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Transcript Choice is a great thing, but it has its downsides as well. Dr Joe Kosterich talks about fussy eating in children, including what causes it, how to deal with it, and why it’s important to make sure your child ... Read More »

Latest update on medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – additional product is recalled
Latest update on medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – additional product is recalled May 19, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Consumers and health professionals are advised that a further product has been affected by the below issue. Certain batches of methotrexate 2.5 mg tablets in bottles of 30, marketed as DBL Methotrexate Tablets, are being recalled. Further information regarding this recall ... Read More »

Antidepressant use in pregnancy associated with anxiety symptoms in 3-year-olds
Antidepressant use in pregnancy associated with anxiety symptoms in 3-year-olds May 15, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Three-year-old siblings exposed to antidepressants in pregnancy show increased anxiety symptoms compared to their unexposed siblings. This was found in a new study by researchers from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), the University of Oslo and the Hospital ... Read More »

Weaker vaccine causing whooping cough surge
Weaker vaccine causing whooping cough surge May 9, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A Monash University expert has teamed up with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to pinpoint the reason behind a surge in whooping cough cases over the past 10 years. Associate Professor Manoj Gambhir, Department of Epidemiology and ... Read More »

Playground washing only temporary solution to children’s exposure to lead dust
Playground washing only temporary solution to children’s exposure to lead dust May 3, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study has found that while the washing of playground equipment in mining towns does reduce children’s exposure to dust metals by 55.9%, recontamination occurs within 24 hours. The study was based in Port Pirie, South Australia, where lead ... Read More »







 
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