Tag Archives: childhood

Researchers unraveling role of fungi in early childhood dental health

Biological Sciences professor Vince Richards and graduate student Lauren O’Connell’s dental mycobiome paper was published on March 18, 2020, in Applied and Environmental Microbiology as a spotlight article. Credit: Clemson College of Science/Pete Martin Although mostly preventable, tooth decay is one of the most common chronic diseases in children worldwide, …

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New treatment for childhood anxiety works by changing parent behavior

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) reports that an entirely parent-based treatment, SPACE (Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions), is as efficacious as individual cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for the treatment of childhood and adolescent anxiety disorders. Anxiety …

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Persistent sleep difficulties in infancy linked to heightened risk of childhood anxieties

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Persistent sleep difficulties during the first 12 months of life are linked to a heightened risk of developing childhood anxieties and emotional disorders, indicates research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. Based on their findings, poor infant sleepers should be monitored for mental …

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