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Parents, beware. 3 hours of TV daily may up risk of diabetes in your kids

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Parents, take note! Being glued to television or video games for more than three hours a day may put your children at increased risk of developing diabetes, a study warns. Researchers found that both adiposity, which describes total body fat, and insulin resistance, which occurs when cells fail to respond… Read more »

Beware, smoking in pregnancy can lead to antisocial behaviour in child

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Smoking during pregnancy is a no-no. Previous research has shown that it can harm the baby’s brain, change foetal DNA, and lead to childhood obesity. Earlier studies also found a link between smoking during pregnancy and antisocial behavior in children. However, whether this is a causal relationship remains unclear. In order to gain… Read more »

Improved Sleep Pattern May Help Kids With ADHD: Beware of Foods That May Kill Sleep

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is categorized as a developmental and behavioral disorder that affects the learning and behavioral ability in children. Kids with ADHD also depict signs of impaired attention. A latest study compiled by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) establishes a link between sleep and ADHD symptoms. “Simple adjustments to… Read more »

Parents, beware. Childhood depression ups risk of addiction in adulthood

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Suffering from depression or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in childhood may increase the risk of developing addictions later in life, according to a new study. Based on a large amount of data from previous studies on these participants, the researchers identified a correlation between various psychiatric disorders among children and later… Read more »

Young Teens Beware- You May Just Be As Inactive As The 60 Year Olds

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Kids perhaps its time to put the smart phone down and go for a jog, as according to a recent study, physical activity amongst teens and young adults may be at an all-time low. The alarming findings labelled the 19 year olds to be as sedantry as the 60 year… Read more »

Beware! Long-Term Breastfeeding May Lead to Cavities in Children

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Breastfeeding is an important and necessary phase for the growth and development of the child. Mother’s milk is said to have miraculous properties. But like they say too much of anything is not good for health, long-term breastfeeding too comes with consequence. According to a study done by University of Adelaide in… Read more »