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Can mums trust what is in infant formula?

A new international investigation has revealed a shocking lack of science behind the infant formula ranges sold by baby milk companies.

1 November, 2017

Lower IQ in kids linked to mothers’ fluoride exposure

A new analysis has shown that exposure to fluoride in the womb can disrupt a child’s neurodevelopment, resulting in significant drops in IQ that persist long into childhood.

21 September, 2017

Green schoolyards improve kids’ mental and physical health

Giving children the opportunity to experience a healthy outdoor environment as part of their daily lives benefits mental health and school performance, say researchers.

19 September, 2017

Free school fruit and veg contaminated with pesticides

A new report has found resides from over 100 different pesticides on the free fruit and vegetables supplied to English schools by the Department of Health.

5 September, 2017

Unique ‘sugars’ in breastmilk help babies fight disease

Human breastmilk contains unique sugars which, scientists have discovered, have potent antimicrobial properties against bacteria that can harm infants.

25 August, 2017

Mixed carotenoids could help tackle obesity in kids

Supplementing with a mixture of carotenoids and vitamin E could help overweight children manage their weight more effectively.

16 August, 2017

Get kids outdoors to prevent nearsightedness

Daily exposure to outdoor light is beneficial for children in multiple ways; now new research shows it can help promote healthy eye development and reduce the risk of myopia.

24 July, 2017

Banned chemicals still being passed from mother to baby

Trace amounts of flame retardants, banned in the US for more than a decade, are still being passed through umbilical cord blood from mothers to their babies.

4 July, 2017

Air pollution link to measles outbreaks revealed

New evidence from China suggests that when it comes to measles outbreaks levels of air pollution, and their effect on immunity, may be influential.

14 June, 2017

Essential oils a more effective way to treat head lice

For kids with a head lice infestation an essential oil formula containing eucalyptus and lemon-scented tea tree proved to be nearly twice as effective as a toxic insecticide.

26 May, 2017