Kids

Green tea could help treat Down syndrome

Green tea could help treat Down syndrome

Green tea could help treat Down syndrome A compound found in green tea could help treat Down syndrome, according to a new study from researchers at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona, Spain. According to the Mayo Clinic: According to study co-leader Dr. Mara Dierssen, cognitive impairments from […]

by June 21, 2016
New sleep guidelines for children of all ages

New sleep guidelines for children of all ages

New sleep guidelines for children of all ages The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has developed new sleep guidelines for children of all ages. These brand new recommendations come with an endorsement from The American Academy of Pediatrics as well. Let’s take a look at the new sleep guidelines for […]

by June 19, 2016
Antibiotics are detrimental to breast-feeding benefits

Antibiotics are detrimental to breast-feeding benefits

Antibiotics are detrimental to breast-feeding benefits Antibiotics are detrimental to breast-feeding benefits, according to new research from the University of Helsinki in Finland. The researchers found that antibiotics are detrimental to breast-feeding benefits because babies who were prescribed the medications were more susceptible to infections and obesity. “In breast milk, […]

by June 18, 2016
Autism is not just a brain disorder

Autism is not just a brain disorder

Autism is not just a brain disorder Autism is not just a brain disorder, according to new research from the journal Cell. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a range of complex neurodevelopment disorders. This disorder is characterized by social impairments, trouble with communication, and restricted, repetitive stereotyped patterns of behavior. […]

by June 15, 2016
Too much folate during pregnancy increases autism risk

Too much folate during pregnancy increases autism risk

Too much folate during pregnancy increases autism risk Too much folate during pregnancy increases autism risk, according to new research from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Women who are planning on becoming pregnant are usually advised to have good amounts of folate in the diet. However, the researchers […]

by May 18, 2016
FDA is banning underage e-cigarette sales

FDA is banning underage e-cigarette sales

FDA is banning underage e-cigarette sales The FDA is banning underage e-cigarette sales, according to a new statement. The agency recently announced that they will prohibit sales of e-cigarettes, cigars, and hookah tobacco to anyone under the age of 18. This ban is to prevent children and youth from using […]

by May 12, 2016
Pesticide spraying is linked to autism

Pesticide spraying is linked to autism

Pesticide spraying is linked to autism Pesticide spraying is linked to autism, according to new research to be presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2016 Meeting. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a range of complex neurodevelopment disorders. This disorder is characterized by social impairments, trouble with communication, and restricted, repetitive […]

by May 4, 2016
Children are being poisoned by laundry detergent pods

Children are being poisoned by laundry detergent pods

Children are being poisoned by laundry detergent pods, according to a new study. These pods are becoming a rising safety concern for kids, as thousands are being poisoned every year. The study from the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus included over 60,000 children under 6 years old. […]

by April 27, 2016