Tag: "parents" at medical news
Restricting R-movies linked to decreased teen smoking, drinking
...rtmouth College have identified a new strategy for parents
who dont want their children to smoke or drink: do... those who are never allowed to watch them. "Most parents
underestimate the impact movies have on their children. This study clearly shows that adolescents ar...
Maya children in U.S. more likely to be overweight and obese than whites or blacks
...y also have an impact, Bogin said. Children whose parents
answered the questionnaire in Spanish rather than English face a lower chance of obesity, he said....
Study examines benefits of caring for seniors
...ented the hardships involved in caring for elderly parents
and relatives, a new study says there are also many positive aspects. "More than 70 per cent of the caregivers in our study reported that they were happy about caregiving or had positive feelings towards at least one aspect of it," says lead author...
Mothers attitudes toward childrens eating linked to childrens obesity
...rts, because they illustrate specific behaviors in parents
that can be modified," says lead author Donna Sprijt-Metz, Ph.D., USC assistant professor of research in preventive medicine at the USC Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research. "Concentrating on parent education and making more...
ORNL helping make tomorrows soldiers all they can be
...mitted a hypothetical letter from a soldier to his parents
dated Oct. 30, 2017. In the letter, the young soldier writes, "My suit has the ability to stop a rifle bullet. It is made of a material that is as flexible as my football jersey but gets hard as steel when a bullet or knife is pushed into it. The mat...
Most child care is provided by 'informal' providers, study finds
...le of almost 1,200 randomly drawn Washington state parents
and nearly 300 caregivers. The results suggest tha... Coordinating Committee of state agency personnel, parents
and child care professionals. The researchers found that Family, Friend and Neighbor care was the ...
New treatment options for children with ADHD
..., and their behavior was monitored and reported by parents
and teachers for 16 weeks. Kurlan says doctors ha...s been frustrating for doctors, and there are many parents
out there who have felt cheated out of an effective treatment for their children with ADHD. The stu...
Obesity growing threat to world health
...ome, so that even children of comparatively poorer parents
in Cape Town were fatter than the children of well-off parents
in the poorer rural areas. In Australia, LaVelle and Henneberg are studying a native community loca...
Research links level of spina bifida defect and need for shunt after newborn surgery
... physicians more information with which to counsel parents
of infants with spina bifida about their childs prognosis, said Dr. Sutton....
Link found between kids sleep, behavior problems
...e hyperactive. The study, based on a survey of the parents
of 866 children that was conducted in the waiting ...her this is the case. Until then, he suggests, all parents
should pay attention to their childrens sleep behaviors and their own. Sleep problems in both child...
Dental research paper
...essing youngsters' oral health and educating their parents
about tooth decay prevention. Professor Amid Isma... the children's mouths, they found that kids whose parents
reported the most quality of life problems had the most severe dental problems. The children's toot...
Children riding in extended cab pickup trucks are at greater risk of injury
...rs, advocates, and parents), PCPS seeks to educate parents
and automotive and restraint manufacturers on how to best restrain child passengers to lower rates of injury and death to children in motor vehicles. PCPS is based at The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia. Founded in 1855 as the nations first pediat...
Eye drops to treat childhood eye disorder work as well as patching the eye
...e rate and better compliance by children and their parents
than did patching. This may well become a new standard treatment for some forms of amblyopia. Amblyopia, or lazy eye, is a condition of poor vision in an otherwise healthy eye because the brain has learned to favor the other eye. Although the eye wit...
Parents can help black teen girls talk about condom use
...study, those who rarely spoke with their parent or parents
about sexual issues were four times less likely to talk to their partners about condom use, as well, the study shows. The study participants were recruited from adolescent medicine clinics, health department clinics and high-school health classes, in...
UIC awarded $1.25 million for AIDS prevention program in Malawi
... teach villagers about AIDS prevention and to help parents
talk with their children about safe-sex behaviors. "The curriculum is designed to increase knowledge and awareness of AIDS and alter attitudes and behaviors that allow the disease to spread," said Norr. "Because of the stigma associated with AIDS, pe...
Majority of parents schedule child's first dental visit two years too late
...s as fluoride treatments are required and teaching parents
to better understand and care for their childs tee... findings of the earlier study reveals that todays parents
are more informed and involved in their childrens oral care routine. For example, in 1996, only one-...
Neonatal autopsies yield valuable information
... finds a study in this weeks BMJ. This should help parents
to make an informed decision when they are asked to give permission for their baby to have an autopsy. Researchers measured the rate of neonatal autopsy over the past decade at a centre in Scotland. They also examined the yield of new information in ...
Parenting News: More than one hour of TV a day may lead to violence, Science study suggests
...at, at least during early adolescence, responsible parents
should avoid permitting their children watch more than one hour of television a day, Johnson said. Thats where the vast majority of the increase in risk occurs. The link between watching television and behaving violently remained intact after the res...
...ttle suggests that nearly half of African-American parents
use such products, and that most also use them on their children. For other ethnic groups the figure is under 10 per cent. Tiwary told New Scientist that he has carried out a bigger, as yet unpublished, survey of 2000 households that confirms these f...
Tool pinpoints acceptable pricing of combination vaccines
... Week being April 14-20 in the United States, many parents
and children may be more concerned about painful memories of injections than about the benefits gained by childhood immunizations, Jacobson said. His analysis tool incorporates a Monte Carlo simulation and an integer programming model, allowing resea...
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