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Turmeric – from the kitchen to the clinic

Turmeric contains potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds which may account for its many medicinal benefits
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Children

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Head lice – growing resistance to over-the-counter treatments

New evidence shows that headlice are nearly completely resistant to conventional insecticide treatments – time to try something new!


17 March, 2014
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Boosting omega-3s could help kids sleep

Oxford researchers say there’s a link between low blood levels of omega-3 DHA and sleep disruption in children


13 March, 2014
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Chemicals causing a “pandemic” of brain damage in children

Toxic chemicals in the environment are causing a global ‘silent epidemic’ of brain development disorders amongst children


18 February, 2014
Giving probioic drops in the first months of life could help reduce the risk and severity of colic

Probiotic drops helpful in treating infant colic

Giving infants a probiotic supplement during the first three months of life could reduce the incidence of colic and other gastrointestinal problems


17 January, 2014
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Want a stronger baby? Ensure adequate vitamin D during pregnancy

Improving your vitamin D status during pregnancy could help set the stage for better muscle strength in your child later in life


15 January, 2014
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EU authority: neonic pesticides harm children’s brains

Exposure to two neonicotinoid insecticides – acetamiprid and imidacloprid – most commonly associated with bee deaths, can also harm children


18 December, 2013
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Personal care products expose babies to harmful chemicals

Children can be exposed to significantly more toxic chemicals through personal care products than adults can


16 December, 2013
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Previously ignored nutrient ‘essential’ for brain development

The non-essential amino acid, asparagine, found in both animal and plant foods, has been shown to be essential for normal brain development


26 November, 2013
A new report shows that children's medicines contain additives that have alerady been banned in food and drinks

Why are additives linked to hyperactivity still in children’s medicines?

A new report shows that too many children’s medicines still contain additives withdrawn from food and drink because of links to hyperactivity and ADHD


22 October, 2013
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Vitamin D cuts kids’ risk of recurrent ear infection

Improving children’s vitamin D status could help ward off earaches and be a valuable alternative to conventional treatments, say researchers


17 September, 2013
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