Tag Archives: Children

Peanut Allergies In Children Being Treated With Peanuts

It seems contraindicated, but immunologists say one of the best treatments for peanut allergies in children may be gradual exposure to peanuts, according to The Wall Street Journal. There’s no doubt the exposure therapy is controversial and can be extremely dangerous if not approached carefully and properly with close monitoring in place. Peanuts, as with tree nuts, are one of ...

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President Obama visits refugee children in Malaysia

President Obama embraced a classroom of migrant children in Malaysia Saturday in a bid to send a powerful message to the world — they are not to be feared. “They’re just like our kids,” the President declared. Obama’s appearance at a learning center in the capital of Kuala Lumpur came as Europe grapples with the worst migrant crisis since World ...

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Study Finds Antibiotics Linked To Weight Gain In Children

While the overuse of antibiotics has been a frequently studied and debated, not to mention controversial, issue due to the incidence and prevalence of superbugs such as methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE), a new concern has been replicated in several studies that shows a correlation between antibiotic use in children and weight gain. United States children are ...

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Delayed Kindergarten Enrollment Dramatically Reduces ADHD In Children, Study Shows

Delaying kindergarten enrollment for one year shows significant mental health benefits for children, according to a recent study. Researchers found that a one-year delay in enrolling a child in kindergarten dramatically reduces inattention and hyperactivity at age seven. Researchers found that children who were held back from kindergarten for as little as one year showed a 73 percent reduction in ...

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Are Energy Drinks Harming Your Children? Study Links ADHD To Sweetened Energy Drinks

Energy drinks and their long-term health effects on children have always been a center of debate and discussion in the United States. While proponents of the theory argue that the ill effects energy drinks cause in children are too meager to be deemed a threat, an equally large number of people hold a completely polar view. According to them, there ...

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U.N.: Islamic State crucifying, beheading, burying alive children

Amy R. ConnollyGENEVA, Switzerland, Feb. 6 (UPI) — The United Nations said the Islamic State militant group systematically tortures and rapes children in Iraq, and recommends government forces step in. Top News – UPI.com

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Banana Vitamin: A Scientific Miracle For Children Dying From Vitamin A Deficiency?

Banana vitamin research has led scientists to find a potential way to control an epidemic of vitamin A deficiency all over the world, but specifically in Uganda. Scientists from Queensland University of Technology have genetically engineered bananas, packed full of micronutrients. These bananas, grown specifically in northern Queensland, are designed to increase the level of alpha- and beta-carotene taken into ...

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