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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

Flame retardants affect social behavior in young children

Chemicals added to furniture, electronics and numerous other goods to prevent fires may have harmful developmental consequences for young children.

15 March, 2017

Probiotics show promise for ADHD

A new review of dietary approaches to ADHD has turned up some interesting theories about the connection between gut and brain.

7 February, 2017

Physically active kids are less prone to depression

Being active, getting sweaty and roughhousing offer more than just physical health benefits for young children, according to new research.

31 January, 2017

Try acupuncture to relieve infant colic

New research reveals that acupuncture may be an effective treatment option for babies with infantile colic helping to reduce stress and pain for babies – and parents.

17 January, 2017

Early antibiotics link to kids’ food allergies

Antibiotic treatment within the first year of life is associated with an increase in the risk of developing food allergy, new research suggests.

2 September, 2016

Is there a link between light exposure and kids’ weight?

The wrong kind of light at the wrong times of day could be fuelling the obesity crisis among young children, say Australian scientists.

31 August, 2016

Common chemicals damage child brain development

Scientists and health advocates have joined together to warn that poorly regulated industrial chemicals threaten the normal brain development of our children.

4 July, 2016

Hard water link to infant eczema

Living in a hard water area is associated with an up to 87% increased risk of eczema in very young children, according to a new study.

19 May, 2016