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Benefits of full breastfeeding last through to adulthood
Benefits of full breastfeeding last through to adulthood (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Babies who are fed only breast milk for the first three months of life appear to be much more likely to maintain a healthy weight trajectory, with the benefits possibly lasting through to early adulthood, new research shows. The study, ... Read More »

Older dads have ‘geekier’ sons
Older dads have ‘geekier’ sons (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New King’s College London research suggests that sons of older fathers are more intelligent, more focused on their interests and less concerned about fitting in, all characteristics typically seen in ‘geeks’. While previous research has shown that children of older ... Read More »

Perceptions about body image linked to increased alcohol, tobacco use for teens
Perceptions about body image linked to increased alcohol, tobacco use for teens (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

How teenagers perceive their appearance, including their body image, can have significant impacts on health and wellness. Prior body image research has shown that people with negative body image are more likely to develop eating disorders and are more likely ... Read More »

No fruit juice for children under 1 year
No fruit juice for children under 1 year (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Fruit juice offers no nutritional benefit to children under age 1 and should not be included in their diet, according to a new policy statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics that marks the Academy’s first change in recommendations ... Read More »

Flat head syndrome usually not serious
Flat head syndrome usually not serious (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The number of infants who develop flat head syndrome — deformational plagiocephaly — has increased significantly since the start of the Back to Sleep campaign to combat Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in the 1990s. “The Back to Sleep campaign ... Read More »

Digital dating abuse especially bad for girls
Digital dating abuse especially bad for girls (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Teens expect to experience some digital forms of abuse in dating, but girls may be suffering more severe emotional consequences than boys, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Michigan and University of California-Santa Barbara examined the ... Read More »

Unconscious weight bias among school-age children
Unconscious weight bias among school-age children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research in the July 2017 Pediatrics suggests school-age children in the United States tend to have an unconscious bias against their peers with obesity. For the pilot study, “Implicit Weight Bias in Children Age 9-11 Years​” (published online June 23), ... Read More »

Link between food allergies and childhood anxiety
Link between food allergies and childhood anxiety (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and Albert Einstein College of Medicine studied the link between food allergy and childhood anxiety and depression among a sample of predominantly low socioeconomic status minority children. The results showed that ... Read More »

What to expect when you’re expecting – a guide to blood tests in pregnancy
What to expect when you’re expecting – a guide to blood tests in pregnancy (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

More than 300,000 babies are born in Australia each year and Pathology Awareness Australia wants to ensure expectant parents are informed about the many pathology tests on offer and what they are for. Trimester 1: 6-8 weeks’ pregnancy On the first ... Read More »

 
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