Child Development

How omega-3s help keep kids out of trouble

How omega-3s help keep kids out of trouble

A recent study from UMass Lowell shows that omega 3 supplement could reduce disruptive, even abusive behavior. Previous research has shown that omega-3 fatty acids...
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Brain training games can outperform tutors, says research

Brain training games have become popular on mobile devices. Although their contributions to brain function improvement is still controversial, many people like to try...
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How to help kids sleep well: suggestions from scientists

Sleep plays a key role in children’s development and health. However, currently kids’ sleep time is steadily declining. Studies show that 20 -30 %...
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Omega 3/6 fatty acids can improve children’s reading ability, says study

Reading is an important ability in school learning. Children’s reading skills can directly influence their academic achievement. In a study newly published in Journal of...
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Early egg and peanut feeding may help reduce later food allergies in infants, says...

The most common food allergens include peanuts, eggs, milk, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, soy and wheat. These foods account for about 90% of all...
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How food advertisements influence children’s eating behavior

Every year, food companies spend a large amount of money on marketing to sell their products. Advertising is one of the most important marketing...
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Bad parenting styles may increase the Internet use in children and teens, says study

The Internet has become an important part of daily life. People use it to communicate with others, conduct scientific research, facilitate education, catch news...
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Students learn better when their teachers are more attractive

We tend to think attractive people enjoy more advantages than common people. For example, pretty people are assumed to be smarter, more intelligent, more...
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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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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

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 find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% 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...
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...