• Vegan Diet Lowers Heart Risk in Obese Children

    Added On : 22nd February 2015

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    Vegan Diet Lowers Heart Risk in Obese Children

    Both the diet recommended by the American Heart Association, as well as a plant-based vegan diet, are able to lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases in obese children - but the plant-based diet has been found to be twice as effective. This is the outcome of a preliminary US study published in the "Journal of Pediatrics".

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  • Plant-based diet may lower obese children’s risk of heart disease

    Added On : 14th February 2015

    Fruits and vegetables istock.jpgNew research from Cleveland Clinic Children’s found that in four weeks, obese children eating a low-fat, plant-based vegan diet lowered their risk of heart disease more than those who ate a traditional heart-healthy diet.

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  • Heavy soccer playing before age 12 tied to later hip deformities

    Added On : 25th January 2015

    660YouthSoccer.jpgIn a study of Dutch professional footballers, a bone deformity at the hip was much more common among men who started playing the sport at least four times a week before age twelve.

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  • Fast food may lead to lower school results for US kids, study says

    Added On : 23rd December 2014

    kid_burger_fries.jpgEating fast food may lead to lower student test scores in math, science and reading, a recent study of U.S. school children said.

    A survey showed that fast-food consumption by 8,544 fifth-graders forecast lower academic achievement in eighth grade, according to the study published in Clinical Pediatrics.

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  • Parental attitudes may contribute to kids’ chronic constipation

    Added On : 16th November 2014

    worried child with momChild-rearing practices and attitudes could be contributing factors when kids have chronic constipation issues, according to a new study from the Netherlands.

    "Stool-withholding and behavior problems are common in constipated children, and raising a child with chronic constipation is very challenging," said Marieke van Dijk, who led the study.

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  • Changing Global Trends...

    Added On : 1st November 2014

    Changing Global Trends in Childhood Mortality

    F. Bruder Stapleton, MD

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  • Study links infants' vocalization to ability to hear

    Added On : 28th September 2014

    397_BabyCrib.jpgNew research has linked the amount of vocalization during an infant's first year to the ability to hear.

    The study, published in the Journal of Experiment Child Psychology, found infants’ vocalizations are primarily motivated by their ability to hear their own babbling and cooing.

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  • Breastfeeding — Advantages and Disadvantages

    Added On : 11th September 2014

    First and foremost, we will talk about breastfeeding, its advantages and disadvantages. Human milk is unquestionably the best source of nutrition for infants during the first months of life.

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  • Children's hospitals in 10 states report spike in respiratory illnesses

    Added On : 8th September 2014

    Health officials suspect that a rare respiratory virus is the reason that hundreds of children across America have been sickened in recent weeks, according to a published report. 

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  • ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth: Study

    Added On : 3rd September 2014

    Research suggests that stimulant drugs don't affect adult height

    Stimulant medications -- such as Adderall, Ritalin and Concerta -- used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, won't stunt their growth, a new study suggests.

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