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Experts call for mental illness screening for children LONDON (Reuters) - Leading mental health experts are calling for school children to be screened for risk of mental illnesses such as depression and have devised a test that reliably identifies those at high risk.
MSNBC | Nov 28, 2012 10:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. kids are getting enough sleep, study finds While there has been concern that U.S. children are getting too little sleep, with insufficient sleep tied to issues ranging from behavior problems to heart health risks, a new study finds that isn't so.
MSNBC | Nov 27, 2012 12:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New advice could prevent preemie births -- a little For all the miracle stories of tiny preemies who survive, the sad reality is that scientists know far too little about what triggers premature birth and how to prevent it. And despite some recent progress, the U.S. has a far higher rate of preterm births
MSNBC | Nov 16, 2012 5:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
When babies eat fish could be link to asthma Babies who first ate fish between the ages of six months and one year had a lower risk of developing asthma-like symptoms later on than babies who ate fish before six months or after their first birthdays, according to a Dutch study.
MSNBC | Nov 14, 2012 12:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Even 5 year olds know to protect their reputation A new study finds that children are more generous when they know their actions will be seen.
MSNBC | Oct 31, 2012 11:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Closing schools during flu outbreaks may lessen ER visits A new U.S. government study suggests that during a serious flu epidemic, closing schools can keep people - especially kids - out of the ER. Now, researchers say, the big questions include, When is it best to close schools?
MSNBC | Oct 30, 2012 11:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kids who get migraines may do worse in school A new study finds that kids who suffered episodic migraines were 1.3 times more likely perform below average in school, compared to kids who didn't have any type of headache.
MSNBC | Oct 29, 2012 10:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Puberty starting earlier for boys, too When it comes to the birds and the bees, some parents may want to have that talk with their boys a little sooner than they expected. Researchers have found signs of puberty in American boys up to two years earlier previously reported -- as early as age 9
MSNBC | Oct 20, 2012 3:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Childhood ADHD may limit adult achievements Having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a child may affect a persons education and salary prospects years later, a new study suggests.
MSNBC | Oct 15, 2012 9:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Drug shortage led to spike in kids' infections When there was a shortage of a drug used to prevent IV-related infections in kids, the frequency of those infections increased almost ten-fold at one Michigan hospital, a new study shows.
MSNBC | Oct 11, 2012 9:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend