• Some antibiotics may change gut bacteria in kids

    Added On : 31st January 2016

    Children who take certain antibiotics called macrolides to treat an infection may experience changes in their gut bacteria, a new study suggests.

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  • Preemies may have weaker muscles as young adults

    Added On : 31st December 2015

    APYoung adults who were born prematurely may have weaker muscles than their peers born at full term, a Finnish study suggests.

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  • Kids With ADHD: At Risk for Risky Behavior?

    Added On : 29th December 2015

    The teacher calls you at home to tell you about a playground injury involving your child and another classmate. Or, maybe she doesn't quite believe your child's story about what happened to his classmate's toy. Maybe you notice that some loose change is missing from a jar on the dresser. If you're the parent of a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you've probably heard these scenarios before.

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  • Kids Who Take ADHD Meds More Likely to Be Bullied

    Added On : 23rd November 2015

    Image result for Kids Who Take ADHD Meds More Likely to Be BulliedOdds rose even higher if child sold or gave away the drugs

    Teenagers who take drugs like Adderall and Ritalin to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are twice as likely to be bullied as their peers who don't have ADHD, a new study suggests.

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  • Videogame maker says study shows its game helps manage ADHD symptoms

    Added On : 4th November 2015

    Children with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) show signs of improvement after playing a videogame for 30 minutes a day rather than taking a pill, the U.S. company developing the treatment said on Wednesday.

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  • Most Preschoolers Use Tablets, Smartphones Daily

    Added On : 3rd November 2015

    Image result for Most Preschoolers Use Tablets, Smartphones DailyNew study suggests an income-based 'digital divide' is narrowing

    Nearly all U.S. kids under age 4 have used a mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone, and they are using them at earlier and earlier ages, a new study finds.

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  • Hand Sanitizers Poisoning More Kids

    Added On : 16th September 2015

    Image for the news resultPoison center officials are warning parents and school officials about a troubling trend -- small children becoming intoxicated after drinking alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

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  • Saudis have a hard time finding treatment for autistic kids

    Added On : 9th September 2015

    JEDDAH — The absence of specialized treatment centers for autistic children in the Kingdom is still a problem for many families, especially in cities, towns and villages far away from major urban centers where some private facilities offer the services. 

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  • Children Paralysed in Ukraine Polio Outbreak

    Added On : 3rd September 2015

    Polio virusTwo children have been paralysed in the first polio outbreak in Europe for five years, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

    Both cases were in Ukraine where only half the children are fully immunised.

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  • Sleep-deprived kids are more tempted by food

    Added On : 2nd September 2015

    boy_sleeping_640.jpgChildren who don’t get enough sleep might be more tempted by food, a new study suggests. 

    Five-year-olds who slept less than 11 hours a night were more eager to eat at the sight or reminder of a favorite snack, compared to those who slept longer, researchers reported in the International Journal of Obesity.

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