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26 Working parents linked to obese children
Miriam Stoppard - Mirror, 25 October 2016. [26-10-2016]
Research says children of parents who both work are more likely to be overweight, and childhood obesity parallels the rise in women going out to work. Danish researchers say latchkey kids exercise less and suffer from a lack of sleep – all of which can lead to the pounds piling on.
27 Parental absence increases chance of nicotine and alcohol
Tim Newman - Medical News Today, 12 October 2016. [12-10-2016]
Research published this week in Archives of Disease in Childhood examines risky behavior in children who have experienced parental absence. Adding to earlier studies, the results show that behavioral changes begin earlier than previously thought.
28 Finding holiday care for learning disabled children
BBC News, 25 August 2016. [26-08-2016]
In the UK, parents of children with learning disabilities are being pushed “to breaking point” by a lack of support during the holidays.
29 Food allergies unlikely to run in the family
Will Chu - Food Navigator, 25 July 2016. [26-07-2016]
The chances of a food allergy in the brother or sister of an affected child are only marginally higher than in the general population, a study has concluded.
30 Harsh parenting and young women obesity
Kent Davis - Iowa State University, 20 June 2016 [21-06-2016]
Researchers suggest that adolescent years may include prolonged periods of food insecurity that predicts obesity for young women
31 New approach for parents with learning disabilities
Medical Xpress, 16 June 2016. [16-06-2016]
Researchers from the University of Bristol have contributed to the development of a radical new approach to supporting parents with learning disabilities.
32 Six in ten children don't get enough sleep
Daily Mail, 29 May 2016. [30-05-2016]
New study reveals that six out of 10 kids get too little sleep - because they're hooked on tablets and TV. And almost as many (57%) of two-to-11-year-olds don't have a regular bedtime.
33 Good parenting to caring for addicted newborns
Ed Stannard - New Haven Register, 2 April 2016. [04-04-2016]
When it comes to enabling babies suffering opiate withdrawal to leave the hospital, there is a deceptively simple treatment, a Yale team has found. The best thing to do is to treat them like normal babies and give their parents more responsibility for their care.
34 The volunteers who transform children's lives
Emma Clayton - Telegraph & Argus, 28 March 2016. [28-03-2016]
For more than 40 years Beanstalk has provided trained reading helpers to work in schools, enabling children across the UK to leave school confident and able readers.
35 ADHD and prematurely entering the school system
Stephanie Kossman - Medical Daily, 10 March 2016. [11-03-2016]
Researchers from Taiwan sought to determine this by studying ADHD diagnosis rates in the education system. They have now been able to evaluate the prevalence of ADHD diagnoses in students who were born either before or after the annual cut-off birthdate for school enrollment.
36 To ease the double agony of children's pain
Richard E Grant - The Independent, 5 February 2016. [06-02-2016]
It is beyond distressing to see a child suffering in pain, but how do you help them when they can’t tell you where it hurts? At Great Ormond Street Hospital, solving a problem like that is the tough job of the academic paediatric pain anaesthetist Dr Suellen Walker.
37 Motivations of parents who don't vaccinate children
Melissa Davey- The Guardian, 24 January 2016. [24-01-2016]
Pilot study investigates why parents choose not to vaccinate and why many do not to disclose that their children aren’t immunised, potentially putting others at risk.
38 Mom of disabled son: "Every day is Christmas"
Marty Sabota - Star-Telegram, 25 December 2015. [26-12-2015]
Challenges as a single parent to a son who needs constant supervision include earning a living, running her home and paying bills. Shelley Moore’s day is filled with the duties of a caring mother.
39 Caring for a child with cancer
Kelly Johnson - Cure, 17 November 2015. [18-11-2015]
Parenting a child with a life-threatening illness like cancer is associated with unique demands and simultaneously raising healthy siblings can add another layer of complexity.
40 Children need to learn about drugs from their parents
Judith Woods - The Telegraph, 12 November 2015. [13-11-2015]
No parent could fail to feel a visceral jolt of pain on reading accounts of how the 15-year-old son of singer Nick Cave fell to his death after taking LSD in July this year. Arthur Cave, a pupil at the independent Bede’s School in Eastbourne, had taken the hallucinatory drug with a friend, in a field on the outskirts of Brighton.
41 Obesity affecting children as young as two
Paul Cullen - The Irish Times, 31 August 2015. [31-08-2015]
Children as young as two are being treated for obesity at Temple Street hospital in Dublin, according to a leading paediatrician. Many obese children suffer other health problems, including sore knees, hip and back pain, and difficulty breathing. Almost half have high cholesterol and high blood pressure.
42 Smarter children and bipolar disorder
Caroline Mortimer - The Independent, 19 August 2015. [20-08-2015]
Scientists from the Universities of Bristol, Glasgow, Cardiff and Texas have suggested that children who present a higher IQ at age eight are more like to exhibit signs of the mood disorder when they reach 22 or 23 years of age.
43 More american children diagnosed with ADHD
Robert Preidt - US News, 14 August 2015. [15-08-2015]
The number of American children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is rising, U.S. government experts say. And it's important for the disorder to be recognized and treated. Untreated ADHD can cause serious problems for children, such as falling behind in school, difficulty making and keeping friends, and having conflicts with parents, according to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
44 10 ways to cope with a child's chronic illness
Mindy Viering - Parenting, 23 July 2015. [23-07-2015]
Chronic illness is life changing, and coping with it affects the entire family. Try these 10 tips to help your family redefine “normal” to lead happier, fulfilling lives. Chronic illness is a health condition that is either persistent or develops over time. Common examples include anemia, asthma, cancer, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, epilepsy, juvenile arthritis, kidney disease and tooth decay.
45 School guide for parents of children with disabilities
Lee Lee - The Huffington Post, 22 July 2015. [23-07-2015]
Parents of kids with disabilities face all of the same anxieties that other parents face upon starting pre-school or kindergarten. There are also other concerns, many of which are more abstract and frightening. Here we can find tips based on experience that might help navigate the start of school and get the best education for your child.
46 Lessons from people who stare at my daughter
Jodie Gerling - Time, 29 June 2015. [30-06-2015]
Kindness goes a long way, and when it comes to teaching others about disabilities and differences, grace and kindness go much farther in the long road of changing the world’s view of what is considered normal.
47 Children should be genetically screened at 4
Javier Espinoza - The Telegraph, 18 June 2015. [18-06-2015]
Children should be genetically screened as early as the age of 4 to predict troubles in their education later in life, an expert has claimed. Robert Plomin, a behavioural genetics professor at King's College London, also said carrying out genetics early in life would help tailor an individualised curriculum to help children develop in areas they prefer. Professor Plomin’s comments emerged ahead of his latest findings which show that the key to your child being good at arts or science is down to genetics.
48 Wrongly diagnosed children are being malnourished
Colin Fernandez - Daily Mail, 5 June 2015. [06-06-2015]
Middle-class children wrongly branded ‘allergic’ by their parents are suffering malnutrition after being put on restricted diets, it has been claimed. As a result, genuine allergy sufferers are being put at risk because dietary intolerances now seem so widespread that they are no longer viewed as serious, the experts warned.
49 Why do fat children do worse at school?
Angela Meadows - Daily Mail, 3 June 2015. [03-06-2015]
Fat children not only face health problems, but some studies show they do worse at school. But this is not due to intelligence, but instead to anti-fat attitudes among teachers, one expert argues. Angela Meadows, a doctoral researcher in psychology at University of Birmingham, claims teachers believe these children are less capable.
50 Higher risk of autism and ADHD with obese mothers
Madlen Davies - Daily Mail, 29 April 2015. [30-04-2015]
Children of obese mothers have a higher risk of developing autism and ADHD, according to new research. Babies born to severely obese mothers are three times as likely to develop autism spectrum disorder and more than four times as likely to develop ADHD by age six, a study found. Researchers did not analyse the mechanism behind the link, but said one theory is that being obese during pregnancy leads to increased inflammation, which might affect a foetus' brain development.
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