child health

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 »

Growing healthy students
Growing healthy students May 1, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

School gardens can have a positive effect on children’s health, as well as the environment, joint research from Australian Catholic University and the University of Texas has found. Researchers discovered that children who are involved with school gardens eat more ... Read More »

Passive smoke exposure in childhood has impact on adult cardiovascular health
Passive smoke exposure in childhood has impact on adult cardiovascular health April 27, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Research led by Dr Costan Magnussen has shown that children exposed to parental smoking in childhood had approximately twice the risk of having plaque in their carotid artery 26 years later as did those whose parents did not smoke in ... Read More »

Yoga for supporting children as learners
Yoga for supporting children as learners April 16, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Introducing basic yoga techniques into regular theory-based lessons could be the key to helping students remain focused and motivated at school, according to a Charles Sturt University (CSU) Lecturer. Lecturer in Human Movement Studies (Health and Physical Education) and Creative ... Read More »

Decline in heart health can start in childhood
Decline in heart health can start in childhood April 13, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Heart health, which is optimal for most at birth, can decline substantially with unhealthy childhood behaviours, according to research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal. “Our findings indicate that, in general, children start with pretty ... Read More »

Participants sought for study on caring for a child using Insulin Pump Therapy
Participants sought for study on caring for a child using Insulin Pump Therapy April 9, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Are you interested in being part of a study on using Insulin Pump Therapy? The Paediatric & Adolescent iNsulin Pump Decision Aid – a novel intervention Project, is run by the Paediatric Diabetes Centre, Royal Hobart Hospital & School of Nursing ... Read More »







 
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