Pediatrics News
  • Children facing uncertain future, experts warn

    Added On : 20th February 2020

    No country offers a child both the chance of a healthy upbringing and an environment fit for their future, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.

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  • 'Time outs' don't do any harm, parents told

    Added On : 16th September 2019

    Using "time outs" to discipline children is not going to harm them or your relationship with them, US research suggests.

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  • UK newborn baby screening 'not good enough'

    Added On : 28th July 2019

    UK babies are missing out on checks for rare but serious health conditions, putting lives at risk, according to a report from the charity Genetic Alliance UK.

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  • Give children 'less sugar and more veg in baby food'

    Added On : 30th June 2019

    The amount of sugar in baby food should be restricted and parents should give their young children more vegetables to stop them developing a sweet tooth, a report from child health experts says.

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  • Child obesity drive 'stalled by Brexit'

    Added On : 26th June 2019

    The drive to tackle child obesity has stalled with a raft of measures stuck in Brexit backlog, it is being claimed.

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  • Dwarfism drug aims to boost healthy growth

    Added On : 25th June 2019

    Scientists hope a new type of medication could boost healthy growth in children born with dwarfism.

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  • 'World's smallest' surviving premature baby released from US hospital

    Added On : 3rd June 2019

    Saybie was discharged five months after being in intensive care

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  • Social media effect 'tiny' in teenagers, large study finds

    Added On : 9th May 2019

    The effects of social media use on teenage life satisfaction are limited and probably "tiny", a study of 12,000 UK adolescents suggests.

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  • No sedentary screen time for babies, WHO says

    Added On : 25th April 2019

    Babies and toddlers should not be left to passively watch TV or other screens, according to new World Health Organization guidelines.

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  • Newborn hip checks 'have failed to prevent late diagnosis'

    Added On : 2nd April 2019

    The current system of checking newborns for hip problems is failing, resulting in too many late diagnoses and corrective surgery, a study suggests.

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