Tag Archives: children

Southern Mexico state bans junk food sales to children

chips

Southern Mexico state bans junk food sales to children Southern Mexico state bans junk food sales to children Credit: CC0 Public Domain Legislators in southern Mexico have approved a ban on selling high-calorie snack food to children, seeking to combat one of the world’s highest rates of childhood obesity. A …

Read More »

    What we know so far about COVID-19 and children

    We know for sure children are less likely to fall seriously ill from the coronavirus, and emerging evidence suggests they

    What we know so far about COVID-19 and children What we know so far about COVID-19 and children We know for sure children are less likely to fall seriously ill from the coronavirus, and emerging evidence suggests they’re less likely to be infected too; what’s less clear is how much …

    Read More »

      COVID-19 rates higher among minority, socioeconomically disadvantaged children

      covid

      COVID-19 rates higher among minority, socioeconomically disadvantaged children COVID-19 rates higher among minority, socioeconomically disadvantaged children Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Minority and socioeconomically disadvantagedchildren have significantly higher rates of COVID-19 infection, a new study led byChildren’s National Hospital researchers shows. These findings, reported online August5 in Pediatrics, parallel similar health …

      Read More »

        Understanding why some children enjoy TV more than others

        Understanding why some children enjoy TV more than others

        Understanding why some children enjoy TV more than others Understanding why some children enjoy TV more than others Children’s own temperament could be driving the amount of TV they watch – according to new research from the University of East Anglia and Birkbeck, University of London.New findings published today show …

        Read More »

          Research leads to simplified dosage of HIV medicine for children

          Research leads to simplified dosage of HIV medicine for children 1

          Research leads to simplified dosage of HIV medicine for children Research leads to simplified dosage of HIV medicine for children Microscopic image of an HIV-infected T cell. Credit: NIAID Children living with HIV can now benefit from an adapted, simpler combination therapy. In combination therapy, two or three medicines are …

          Read More »

            how a summer playing outdoors can help children recharge

            Muddy knees and climbing trees: how a summer playing outdoors can help children recharge

            how a summer playing outdoors can help children recharge how a summer playing outdoors can help children recharge Credit: Pexels Most adults will remember spending much of their childhood playing outdoors without much parental supervision. But fears for children’s safety plus the demands of modern life mean many parents don’t …

            Read More »

              Treating children for worms yields long-term benefits, says new study

              Treating children for worms yields long-term benefits, says new study

              Treating children for worms yields long-term benefits, says new study Treating children for worms yields long-term benefits, says new study A young student receives medication for parasitic worms at a school in Vihiga County, Kenya, under an initiative created by the Evidence Action nongovernmental organization. New research led by Berkeley …

              Read More »

                Adverse experiences more common among children raised by grandparents

                Adverse experiences more common among children raised by grandparents

                Adverse experiences more common among children raised by grandparents Adverse experiences more common among children raised by grandparents (HealthDay)—Children in grandparent-led households are much more likely to have a history of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), according to a study published online Aug. 3 in Pediatrics. Eli Rapoport, from the Steven …

                Read More »