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Study: Poor Sleep In Early Childhood Leads To Attention Issues, Social & Emotional Disabilities

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Apr 04, 2017 … BOSTON — Recent research has shown the importance and great benefits of a good night’s rest: in fact a study last month compares quality shut-eye to winning the lottery. Meanwhile, the negative health impacts of sleepless nights are also well documented — for adults. Now a new study shows how poor sleep in early childhood can significantly…

Poor nutrition in childhood linked to 8-inch height gap between nations!

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Nov 09, 2020 … LONDON — A new study is illustrating just how important a balanced, healthy diet is during childhood. Researchers from Imperial College London examined the height and weight of millions of school-aged kids from all over the world. Their analysis shows a staggering 20 centimeter (7.9 inches) height difference between adolescents of the same age living in…

High-fat diet in childhood may lead to mental problems, Alzheimer’s in adulthood

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Nov 20, 2020 … ZURICH — Not that parents these days need more reasons to provide their children with healthy diets, but an alarming report certainly ups the ante. A recent study on mice finds that a fat-filled diet depletes a child’s brain of an important protein and can lead to debilitating mental and memory conditions in adulthood, including Alzheimer’s. The…

Giving children antibiotics before age 2 linked to more health problems later on

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Nov 16, 2020 … ROCHESTER, Minn. — When a young child is sick, parents want to do whatever it takes to make them better. For some illnesses, this means using antibiotics even with infants. A new study however is warning about the dangers of overmedicating children too early in life. Researchers with the Mayo Clinic find kids taking antibiotics…

Sugar Empire: Sweetened Beverages Accounted For 62% Of Children’s Drink Sales In 2018

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Oct 16, 2019 … Shocking report reveals that while nearly 9 in 10 children’s drinks show images of fruit on the packaging, about two-thirds of the products don’t actually contain any juice in them. HARTFORD, Conn. — Childhood obesity has become a major problem in the United States. Unfortunately, fruit drinks and flavored waters containing added sugars or low-calorie…

Dogs Reduce Children’s Stress More Than Parental Support, Study Finds

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May 11, 2017 … GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Past studies have found having pet dogs offer many benefits: they can boost an owner’s sex appeal, and reduce the risk of allergies and obesity in children. Now a new study finds that “man’s best friend” also offer a very therapeutic role for stressed children. Looking to test the widely held belief that dogs provide kids…

Nearly 90K U.S. teens and young adults will develop cancer in 2020, report estimates

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Sep 19, 2020 … ATLANTA — Cancer strikes people of all ages and in many different forms. While new medications and therapies are improving the outcomes for patients, a new report finds some concerning news for younger Americans. The American Cancer Society estimates nearly 90,000 people between 15 and 39 years-old will be diagnosed with cancer in 2020. The report…

Children may be less at risk for COVID-19 infection, but indirect health impacts abound

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Jun 27, 2020 … EXETER, England – The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a widespread and devastating impact on the world. Older adults and individuals with preexisting health conditions are bearing the brunt of the direct health effects. Even though children seem to be less likely to contract the virus or develop severe cases, there’s still plenty of reason…

Vitamin D levels during pregnancy linked to a baby’s IQ as they grow

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Nov 10, 2020 … SEATTLE, Wash. — For expecting mothers, vitamin D is important for their health and their baby’s too. A study finds this critical nutrient isn’t just vital for growth but also impacts a child’s intelligence as well. Researchers from Seattle Children’s Research Institute say mothers with higher vitamin D levels during pregnancy tend to have children…

New post-COVID syndrome ‘MIS-C’ can cause lifelong damage to children’s hearts

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Sep 07, 2020 … SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A frightening new set of coronavirus research may lead some parents to think twice about in-person learning this school year. Although many people will never know if they had COVID-19, doctors say a frightening side-effect of the virus is being found in asymptomatic children. Researchers in Texas find a life-threatening inflammation of…

Children’s packed lunches contain less sugar, but still not as nutritious as they should be

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Jun 27, 2020 … ENGLAND — Getting a child ready for school or camp is a task in and of itself. As most moms and dads know, preparing their daily lunch box is among the most important parts. But are meals these days more nutritious than in years past thanks to the recent war on sugar? Despite seeing a…

Despite Constant Health Warnings, Americans Are Still Sitting Too Much

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Sep 04, 2019 … ST. LOUIS — Everybody needs a little couch time every now and then. That being said, many Americans are seriously overdoing it when it comes to sitting and lounging around. According to a new study of 51,000 Americans, most sit for prolonged periods of time nearly every day — despite public health messages warning that inactivity…