Child Development

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Breastmilk feeding can improve brain development in premature infants

It is known that breastmilk can bring many health benefits to babies. It can help baby fight off viruses and bacteria, lower the risk...
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Challenging your kids can reduce their anxiety, says study

It is assumed that 5% of children and adolescents suffer anxiety. Anxiety symptoms can start early in childhood, sometimes as early as 2-3 years...
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A healthy diet may improve children’s reading skills, says study

Good eating habits are very important for children’s health and development. Recently, a study shows that diet quality is related to academic achievement. In...
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Good and bad factors that can influence adolescent sleep

Sleep is very important for adolescents’ health. Sleep of 7 hours or longer can improve their learning ability, memory of new knowledge, and reduce...
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Breast milk sugar helps protect babies from Group B strep infection

Group B strep (GBS) are bacteria found normally in vagina, intestine and rectal area in about 33% of healthy pregnant women. Most pregnant women...
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Mothers’ parenting stress can predict children’s academic performance at kindergarten entry

For children to succeed when they reach kindergarten, they must be ready for the demands of a school day. For example, they need to follow...
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How family stress affects child development

Family stress, such as financial problems, can strongly influence children’s physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development. Therefore, it is important to understand how this happens and...
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Children can learn problem-solving skills with iPad

Nowadays touchscreen devices like iPad and tablets are quite popular in children. One question is when using an iPad, can they learn problem-solving skills besides...
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How an afternoon nap can boost your language learning

One important part of language learning is to make associations among new words. This requires consolidation, a process can strengthen memories and make them...
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Bad boys, good girls? Parents do not discipline their sons and daughters differently

In both science and society, it is debated how much parents contribute to gender differences in the behavior of their children. Are boys for example...

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...