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Impact of COVID-19 social isolation measures on early development

Impact of COVID-19 social isolation measures on early development

by University of GöttingenChild engaging in passive screen exposure. Credit: Julien MayorAn international consortium with researchers from 13 countries has investigated the impact of COVID-19 rel

Impact of COVID-19 social isolation measures on early development

by University of GöttingenChild engaging in passive screen exposure. Credit: Julien MayorAn international consortium with researchers from 13 countries has investigated the impact of COVID-19 rel
Children eat what they like, but food intake driven more by what they dislike

Children eat what they like, but food intake driven more by what they dislike

by Jeff Mulhollem,Pennsylvania State UniversityChildren participated in two identical laboratory sessions in the study conducted in the Children's Eating Behavior Laboratory where seven food

Children eat what they like, but food intake driven more by what they dislike

by Jeff Mulhollem,Pennsylvania State UniversityChildren participated in two identical laboratory sessions in the study conducted in the Children's Eating Behavior Laboratory where seven food
Up to half of kids worldwide and up to third of UK kids consume energy drinks weekly

Up to half of kids worldwide and up to third of UK kids consume energy drinks weekly

by British Medical JournalCredit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainUp to half of children worldwide, and up to a third of children in the UK, consume energy drinks every week, with a tally on five or mor

Up to half of kids worldwide and up to third of UK kids consume energy drinks weekly

by British Medical JournalCredit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainUp to half of children worldwide, and up to a third of children in the UK, consume energy drinks every week, with a tally on five or mor
Teen drug-use doesn't affect future life success when stopped early-on, finds study

Teen drug-use doesn't affect future life success when stopped early-on, finds study

by Taylor & FrancisCredit: CC0 Public DomainYoung people who use drugs but quit before adulthood are—on average—not harming their future life chances, according to new research which tracked

Teen drug-use doesn't affect future life success when stopped early-on, finds study

by Taylor & FrancisCredit: CC0 Public DomainYoung people who use drugs but quit before adulthood are—on average—not harming their future life chances, according to new research which tracked
COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy linked to childhood trauma

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy linked to childhood trauma

by British Medical JournalSARS-CoV-2 (shown here in an electron microscopy image). Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIHReluctance or refusal to get jabbed against CO

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy linked to childhood trauma

by British Medical JournalSARS-CoV-2 (shown here in an electron microscopy image). Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIHReluctance or refusal to get jabbed against CO
No, children don't magically 'grow out' of flat feet. Treatment is key to avoid long-term pain

No, children don't magically 'grow out' of flat feet. Treatment is key to avoid long-term pain

by Steven Edwards,The ConversationCredit: AI-generated imageEvery day, parents around the world are told their child's flat feet are normal and they will grow out of it.This isn't true—t

No, children don't magically 'grow out' of flat feet. Treatment is key to avoid long-term pain

by Steven Edwards,The ConversationCredit: AI-generated imageEvery day, parents around the world are told their child's flat feet are normal and they will grow out of it.This isn't true—t
Childhood health and cultural inequalities: Women pay the price

Childhood health and cultural inequalities: Women pay the price

by Association for Psychological ScienceCredit: CC0 Public DomainLack of physical activity is linked to a host of health problems, including an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases, type 2 d

Childhood health and cultural inequalities: Women pay the price

by Association for Psychological ScienceCredit: CC0 Public DomainLack of physical activity is linked to a host of health problems, including an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases, type 2 d
My child has croup. Could it be COVID? What do I need to know?

My child has croup. Could it be COVID? What do I need to know?

by Thea Van de Mortel,The ConversationCredit: CC0 Public DomainWith the surge in omicron cases, doctors are finding presentations of croup in children seeking hospital care for COVID inAus

My child has croup. Could it be COVID? What do I need to know?

by Thea Van de Mortel,The ConversationCredit: CC0 Public DomainWith the surge in omicron cases, doctors are finding presentations of croup in children seeking hospital care for COVID inAus
Kids' poisonings rise as more parents bring pot edibles home

Kids' poisonings rise as more parents bring pot edibles home

(HealthDay)—Edibles. In adults, they can be used recreationally or to help manage pain, nausea and anxiety. But these THC-loaded products, often sold as gummies, cookies and brownies, have fueled a fo

Kids' poisonings rise as more parents bring pot edibles home

(HealthDay)—Edibles. In adults, they can be used recreationally or to help manage pain, nausea and anxiety. But these THC-loaded products, often sold as gummies, cookies and brownies, have fueled a fo
Study shows link between child poverty and mental health disorders in adulthood

Study shows link between child poverty and mental health disorders in adulthood

by Luciana Constantino,FAPESPCredit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainA studyreportedin December in an article inEuropean Child & Adolescent Psychiatryshows an association be

Study shows link between child poverty and mental health disorders in adulthood

by Luciana Constantino,FAPESPCredit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainA studyreportedin December in an article inEuropean Child & Adolescent Psychiatryshows an association be