Tag Archive: kids

Feb
10

Parents have long poured on cheese sauce, peanut butter and the like to coax kids to eat their vegetables

Parents have long poured on cheese sauce, peanut butter and the like to coax kids to eat their vegetables, but a new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests those tricks might also get children to look more favorably at the vegetables themselves. Preschoolers introduced to Brussels sprouts alongside cream …

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Jul
05

Cognitive Tx helps kids with migraines

  Adding cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to amitriptyline improved migraine control in children with near-daily headaches, a researcher reported at the International Headache Congress. (Source: Medpage Today)

Jun
09

ASCO: Proton RT less harmful to kids’ brains

Children with brain tumors had stable cognitive function with proton irradiation, whereas photon radiotherapy was associated with significant decline in IQ, a retrospective study showed. (Source: Medpage Today)  

Jun
07

Cardiac events predictable in kids with epilepsy

Cardiopulmonary abnormalities were associated with predictable patient and seizure characteristics in children with epilepsy, researchers reported at the Associated Professional Sleep Societies meeting. (Source: Medpage Today)

Jun
06

Thyroid nodules pose risk in kids

Children with thyroid nodules larger than a centimeter have a greater risk of having cancer than adults with nodules do, researchers found. (Source: Medpage Today)

Jun
05

Flaxseed no help to kids with high cholesterol

 Although eating flaxseed has been shown to reduce cholesterol in adults, it showed no significant benefit for reducing lipid levels in children with hypercholesterolemia, a study reported. (Source: Medpage Today)

Jun
04

Sleep disorders when kids have night terrors

 Sleep disordered breathing, periodic limb movement, and mood disturbances are common comorbidities in pediatric patients with parasomnias, researchers reported at the Associated Professional Sleep Societies meeting. (Source: Medpage Today)  

May
23

Celiac symptoms in kids differ with age

Younger children with celiac disease were more likely to present with growth and biochemical abnormalities, while older children’s symptoms were more likely to resemble irritable bowel syndrome, researchers reported at the Digestive Disease Week meeting. (Source: Medpage Today)

May
21

ADHD in kids tied to adult obesity

 Childhood attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder (ADHD) was associated with higher body mass index (BMI) and obesity in adulthood among men, researchers found. (Source: Medpage Today)

May
19

Sugar-free fizzy drinks limit weight gain in kids

Children who had break-time carbonated drinks replaced with sugar-free versions subsequently put on less weight than those who continued to imbibe sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB), according to a new Dutch study reported at ECO2013, the 20th European Congress on Obesity. (Source: Medscape)

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