Children

How to Control Atopic Dermatitis (AD)?

How to Control Atopic Dermatitis (AD)?

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a very common, often chronic (long-lasting) skin disease that affects a large percentage of the world’s population. It is also called eczema, dermatitis, or atopy. It is most frequently seen in children, characterized by dry skin, … Read more

Nine Tips to Stop Aggressive in Young Children

Nine Tips to Stop Aggressive in Young Children

As parents, few situations are more difficult to deal with than having a child who is aggressive toward other children. It’s not uncommon for younger children to engage in this type of behavior at various points in their development and … Read more

For Young Mother: 6 Tips of Breastfeeding

For Young Mother: 6 Tips of Breastfeeding

A mother’s milk is commonly recommended to be the best food for a newborn baby. No matter what development of the medical therapies and technologies, nothing can be changed for milk from a mother. For this reason, you should breastfeed … Read more

Overweight Kids Who Exercise Improve Thinking, Math Skills: Study

Overweight Kids Who Exercise Improve Thinking, Math Skills: Study

FRIDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) — When overweight, sedentary kids start to exercise regularly, their ability to think, to plan and even to do math improves, a new study suggests. Chronic sedentary behavior ‘is compromising children’s ability and achievement,’ research … Read more

Early Birth Risky, Even With Fully Developed Lungs: Study

Early Birth Risky, Even With Fully Developed Lungs: Study

FRIDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) — Even if their lungs are mature, babies delivered at 36 to 38 weeks are at significantly increased risk for respiratory and other health problems, new research indicates. Delivery before 39 weeks linked to higher … Read more

Not All Birthmarks Harmless, Expert Says

Not All Birthmarks Harmless, Expert Says

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 9 (HealthDay News) — About one in 10 infants develops a vascular birthmark at birth or soon after. Though typically harmless, some may need treatment because of location and growth patterns, a dermatologist suggests. Because of size and … Read more

Birth Defect Risk Slightly Higher for Kids of Male Cancer Survivors

Birth Defect Risk Slightly Higher for Kids of Male Cancer Survivors

TUESDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) — Men who have had cancer are at a slightly higher risk of bearing children with congenital problems such as a cleft palate compared to their peers with no history of cancer, according to new … Read more

Processed, Fatty Foods May Dumb Down Your Kids: Study

MONDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) — Feeding children lots of fatty, sugary and processed foods may lower their IQ, while a diet rich in vitamins and nutrients appears to boost it, British researchers say. But healthful diet for toddlers can … Read more

Most ADHD Kids Have Multiple Conditions, Study Says

Most ADHD Kids Have Multiple Conditions, Study Says

MONDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) — Two-thirds of American children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder struggle with other mental health and developmental conditions, such as learning disabilities and anxiety, a new study suggests. Two-thirds face other struggles, such as learning disabilities, anxiety, … Read more

Help for Autism Dwindles After High School

Help for Autism Dwindles After High School

MONDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) — Almost 40 percent of young adults with autism get no medical, mental health or case management services to help them make the transition into adulthood, new research has found. Survey finds almost 40% of … Read more