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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

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