Tag: "kids" at medical news
New study seeks to lower diabetes risk in youth
... eating better and moving more result in healthier kids
and a lower risk of type 2 diabetes," said study c... kidneys, and blood vessels. "We're already seeing kids
in their late teens with early complications from type 2 diabetes," said Francine Kaufman, M.D., dir...
USC research shows dogs and smog don't mix
...dogs could explain these results, for example that kids
with dogs exercise outside more so they have more exposure to air pollution." ...
Better after-school snack choices boost nutrition for low-income kids, UC Davis research confirms
...ONFIRMS Study of a Sacramento-area program finds kids
will eat more fruits and less fat (SACRAMENTO, C...d a little bit of political will, food service for kids
really can be improved," Cassady said. The UC Davis researchers focused on an after-school program...
Doctors warn: Do not rely only on what young athletes say when managing concussions
...ed concussion is particularly important in keeping kids
safe," said Mark Lovell, Ph.D., director of the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program. Research has shown at least one in 10 high school or college athletes sustains a concussion each year. Dr. Lovell's alert is based on a recent UPMC study of con...
JAMA study provides clues to cause of sudden cardiac death in teens
...de clear the factors that accurately predict which kids
are at high risk, factors that can be easily be monitored during routine office visits. We have the power to save more children through vigilance." In 1979, Moss helped to launch the International Long QT Syndrome (LQTS) Registry, a database of fa...
Teenage alcohol and drug use: At best, parents know about it only half of the time
...e percentages, it is important to realize that our kids
do have access to substances and might very well be using them."...
Science of Learning Center comes to UC San Diego
...eaches numbers, colors and other basic concepts to kids
at the UCSD Early Childhood Education Center. The network leader is Javier Movellan, director of the Machine Perception Lab at UCSD's Institute for Neural Computation, located in the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technol...
Short episodes of manic symptoms may indicate bipolar disorder in some youth
...results from this study suggest that some of these kids
likely have bipolar disorder," said David Axelson,... study. "We need more research to figure out which kids
go on to become bipolar adults, so it is too early to say that every child with brief periods of man...
Science of healthy foods subject of grant aimed at university students
..."That would ultimately lead to getting the younger kids
to eat more fruits and vegetables, we believe." Patil said the project began with a national survey of college students who responded that such a course was needed. "Because the students will get to go to the three universities and use a variety ...
Innovative surgery corrects vision in kids with neurological disorders
...r them in his busy clinical schedule. "These are kids
who were legally blind and whom everyone had given up on," Brunstrom says. "One by one, he has restored their sight by going through every detail and figuring out what is wrong and what he can fix. He is willing to tackle situations that used to be c...
Depression symptoms less likely in kids with accurate self-perceptions
...the key -- not whether children thought that other kids
liked them or not. That's important because some psychologists have theorized that people who have a positive bias -- meaning they think others like them more than they actually do -- are protected against developing symptoms of depression, while tho...
Adolescent smokers have a greater risk of developing alcohol-use disorders than nonsmokers
...ely non-causal, these results can help to identify kids
who are at risk for AUDs."...
New info on eating disorders in two Stanford/Packard children's studies
... on both studies. "If parents wouldn't let their kids
go out to dinner or talk on the phone with someone... growing rapidly during pre-adolescence. But these kids
had not only stopped gaining, they'd even lost weight." Adult-specific diagnostic criteria for suc...
Rockhampton part of worldwide fight against respiratory infections
.... "We are also trying to identify why Indigenous kids
are even more prone to middle ear infections. A controlled study has shown that socio-economic reasons do not fully explain this propensity, and many of our indigenous children succumb to middle ear infections at an earlier age and go on to suffer se...
Breastfeeding overcomes a genetic tendency toward ear infections, scientists discover
...that breast-feeding neutralized the effect even in kids
who had all the genetic polymorphisms," Patel said. "Not only that, they were protected from recurrent infections even later in childhood, long after they stopped breast-feeding." By contrast, the group found that another environmental factor expos...
Study finds three-quarters of women are households' chief cook and food shopper
... meals. "Im prone to buying treats - Id buy the kids
cakes or a big packet of chocolate buttons whereas Sharons more likely to buy them healthy snacks like fruit and yoghurts." Sharon said: "Neil will do the shopping but I always give him a list so he knows what to get. Otherwise I never know what ...
CHPA statement regarding 'Monitoring the Future' findings on cough medicine abuse
...e that education is the most effective way to keep kids
from abusing all types of substances, including medicines. In fact, studies have shown that teens who talk about drugs with their parents are half as likely to use drugs. "Consumers have relied on cough medicines that contain dextromethorphan for ...
Mayo Clinic shows adding activity to video games fights obesity
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- If playing video games makes kids
less active -- and contributes to obesity -- why n...e of the medical journal Pediatrics. "We know if kids
play video games that require movement, they burn more energy than they would while sitting and play...
$2.9M NIH grant expands successful parenting education program of Rush University
... a parent to understand how to set limits on their kids
and promote good behavior," said principal study investigator Deborah Gross, DNSc, RN, associate dean for research and scholarship in the College of Nursing at Rush University. "We've already seen that the program empowers parents to reduce problem b...
RAND study of Los Angeles County neighborhoods and their impact on children enters second phase
...w about how neighborhoods affect the well-being of kids
and adults comes from studies done in cities on the East Coast and in the Midwest," Sastry said. "But Los Angeles represents how the nation has changed, with large numbers of immigrants and a mobile population. It's important to see if lessons from...
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