Tag: childhood

Childhood Bullying Can Lead To Health Risks In Adulthood: Study

A new study has drawn serious attention to the long-term impact of bullying in childhood. It says the scars of bullying will ride into adulthood and manifest as chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 14, 2017

Are First-borns Smarter Than Their Siblings? Study Says Yes

Children who were born first are generally smarter than their younger siblings, but not because of genetics, a new study suggests. Researchers said it's all because of the advantages first-borns receive from parents.

Neuroscience February 12, 2017

ADHD May Appear During Young Adulthood For Some People, Then Lead To Misdiagnosis

ADHD is a disorder that commonly strikes during childhood, but new research suggests that for some people, it emerges until much later. This late-onset of ADHD may be a distinct disorder altogether, scientists said.

Public Health May 19, 2016

Kids With Pet Dogs Less Likely To Have Anxiety

Pets are special to children, and they are great companions. A new study in the United States revealed that kids living with pet dogs are less likely to have social anxiety compared to kids who do not have pet dogs.

Life November 26, 2015

Mothers' childhood experiences influence how they react to their babies' cries

A new study shows that the more positively a mother remembers her childhood caretakers, the more likely she will be able to cope well and respond to her own baby's crying at the age of six months.

Life September 11, 2014

Parents are blind to their kids’ obesity problems

Parents increasingly likely to consider their overweight children as being healthy, a study finds. That creates a "vicious cycle" of denial leading to lack of action and further obesity, researchers say.

Life August 26, 2014

Military service may be refuge for childhood abuse and violence victims, says new study

The largest study to date on military personnel and a connection to childhood abuse and violence indicates the military life is likely viewed as a refuge for such victims. Researchers say much more data is needed to make a substantial link.

Life July 24, 2014

Childhood eczema symptoms will most likely continue through adult life: Study

Although it is widely believed that eczema in children goes away when they reach adolescence, a new study suggests that children with mild to severe eczema may continue to have the condition lifelong.

Life April 5, 2014

Childhood obesity rates take a 43% nosedive, finds study

A recently study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association found that childhood obesity rates have dropped an estimated 43% in the past decade. However, researchers caution that the data may not be as promising as it initially appears, with obesity rates across the board remaining stasis or increasing.

Life February 26, 2014

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