Emotional eating 'learned by children not inherited'
Genes are significant in most eating behaviours but not emotional under- or overeating, say experts. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Troubling Prognosis for Migrant Children in Detention: ‘ The Earlier They ’ re Out, the Better ’
The longer children remain in institutional settings, the greater their risk of depression, post-traumatic stress and other mental health problems. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: BENEDICT CAREY Tags: Children and Childhood Psychology and Psychologists Immigration and Emigration Mental Health and Disorders Politics and Government Immigration Detention Source Type: news

Pediatric doctor says separating families at border is "a form of child abuse"
Few civilians have been inside the Texas shelters where some 2,000 immigrant children are being held separately from their parents. Dr. Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, visited a Texas facility for children after her colleagues told her she needed to see what was happening. Kraft joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what she witnessed and the long-term impact the experience will have on the children. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children with higher testosterone less likely to share their toys
The new study was led by experts from the University of Vienna. It's known those who have an index finger that is shorter than their ring finger are exposed to greater amounts of testosterone in the womb. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Third of Children Use Dietary Supplements. Here ’s Why Researchers Say That’s Concerning
A third of kids and adolescents under age 19 regularly take supplements like omega-3 fatty acids, multivitamins and melatonin, according to a new report. It’s a finding that researchers say is concerning because there is no proven benefit for healthy children taking supplements. The report, published Monday as a research letter in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, found that overall about a third of the young people surveyed used dietary supplements, with multivitamins being the most common. Use of supplements that primarily contained vitamins and minerals remained stable over time, but use of herbal, non-vitamin, or non-...
Source: TIME: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Vitamins Source Type: news

How 'Helicopter' Parenting Impedes a Child's Development
While the researchers only found an association, rather than a cause-and-effect link, they determined that 2-year-olds exposed to this kind of parenting ended up less able to regulate their own emotions and behavior by age 5. That upped the risk for emotional problems at age 10. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One third of teens take supplements and shun mainstream drugs
The supplement and alternative medicine market is booming - twice as many children are now customers as were a decade ago, according to the new University of Illinois, Chicago research. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Family separation at border is "a form of child abuse," doctor says
Dr. Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, visited a Texas facility where undocumented children are being held (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alternative Medicine Supplement Use Doubles Among Teens, Kids Alternative Medicine Supplement Use Doubles Among Teens, Kids
Overall rates of dietary supplement use by children and adolescents has remained stable during the last decade, but the use of nonvitamin, nonmineral, and herbal supplements specifically has doubled.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Novel CD22 CAR-T Works After CD19 Product Failed Novel CD22 CAR-T Works After CD19 Product Failed
A novel CAR T-cell therapy directed against CD22 worked in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia who had previously progressed after receiving CD19-directed CAR T-cell therapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Social workers say no to national assessment scheme
Speakers at the local government conference today called for a boycott of the government’s controversial plan to introduce an accreditation system for children and family social workers. Malcolm Jarvis of Salford moved a motion to “Say no to National Assessment and Accreditation”, telling delegates that the work done by social workers in children’s services is “absolutely crucial to the welfare of children and families”. Yet, at a time when children’s services are experiencing a funding shortfall of £600m, the government is giving £23m to private companies – inclu...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article Source Type: news

What If You Lose Your Child at an Amusement Park?
While most parents said they would report a ride operator who appeared impaired by alcohol or drugs, less than half said they would report a ride operator who used a cellphone while operating a ride. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children with higher levels of testosterone are less likely to share their toys
The new study was led by experts from the University of Vienna. It's known those who have an index finger that is shorter than their ring finger are exposed to greater amounts of testosterone in the womb. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A third of teens take supplements and the rate shunning mainstream drugs has DOUBLED in 15 years  
The supplement and alternative medicine market is booming - twice as many children are now customers as were a decade ago, according to the new University of Illinois, Chicago research. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Third of Children Use Alternative Medicines
Multivitamins were the most common supplements, followed by vitamin C, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D and melatonin. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Vitamins Omega-3 Fatty Acids Oils and Fats Melatonin (Hormone) Vitamin D Vitamin C Alternative and Complementary Medicine Children and Childhood Source Type: news

World Continence Week
2018 is held between 18-24 June and is a global initiative run by theWorld Federation of Incontinence Patients (WFIP), with the approval of theInternational Continence Society (ICS). The vision is to help improve health, wellness and quality of life for those with continence issues, and to further establish awareness of bladder weakness, pelvic pain and other conditions that impact on the lives of patients and carers.Cochrane Incontinence works with authors to prepare, maintain and disseminate systematic reviews of the effectiveness of interventions for incontinence, including prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. The...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Today's Sleepy Teens Tomorrow's Heart Patients?
Average sleep duration for kids in the study was only a little over seven hours per day, researchers found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What If You Lose Your Child at an Amusement Park?
While most parents said they would report a ride operator who appeared impaired by alcohol or drugs, less than half said they would report a ride operator who used a cellphone while operating a ride. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Cutting-Edge' Program For Children With Autism And ADHD Rests On Razor-Thin Evidence
With 113 locations in the U.S., Brain Balance says its drug-free approach has helped tens of thousands of children. But experts say there's insufficient proof for its effectiveness.(Image credit: Hokyoung Kim for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chris Benderev Source Type: news

'Cutting Edge' Program For Children With Autism And ADHD Rests On Razor-Thin Evidence
With 113 locations in the U.S., Brain Balance says its drug-free approach has helped tens of thousands of children. But experts say there's insufficient proof of its effectiveness.(Image credit: Hokyoung Kim for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chris Benderev Source Type: news

WHO Classifies ‘ Gaming Disorder ’ As Mental Health Condition
NEW YORK (CNN) – Watching as video games ensnare their children, many parents have grumbled about “digital heroin,” likening the flashing images to one of the world’s most addictive substances. Now, they may have backup. The World Health Organization announced ‘gaming disorder’ as a new mental health condition to be included in the 11th edition of its International Classification of Diseases, released on Monday. “I’m not creating a precedent,” said Dr. Vladimir Poznyak, a member of WHO’s Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, which proposed the new ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Tech CNN Local TV talkers Video Games Source Type: news

'Helicopter' parenting could give children social and emotional problems
Researchers at the University of Minnesota studied more than 400 children for eight years and found those with more demanding parents were more likely to have emotional problems. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Leave those kids alone: 'helicopter parenting' linked to behavioural problems
Children with over-controlling parents aged two struggled to manage their emotions later in life, study findsChildren whose parents are over-controlling “helicopter parents” when they are toddlers, are less able to control their emotions and impulses as they get older apparently leading to more problems with school, new research suggests.The study looked at to what degree mothers of toddlers dominated playtime and showed their child what to do, and then studied how their children behaved over the following eight years, revealing that controlling parenting is linked to a number of problems as a child grows up.Co...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 18, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Psychology Parents and parenting Science Family Life and style Source Type: news

How'Helicopter' Parenting Impedes a Child's Development
MONDAY, June 18, 2018 -- Overcontrolling moms and dads -- so-called " helicopter " parents -- can stunt their children's emotional development, new research warns. Directing every move a toddler makes may undermine a child's ability to manage their... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Tanzania:Older HIV-Positive Children Should Be Notified
[Daily News] Arusha -CRUSADORS of the rights of children have urged lawmakers to reduce the number of years when a children infected with HIV/AIDS should be informed about their health status. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - June 18, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

The World Health Organization Now Considers ‘Gaming Disorder’ a Unique Mental Health Condition
GENEVA — For video game addicts, it might soon be “game over.” In its latest revision to a disease classification manual, the World Health Organization said Monday that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition. The statement confirmed the fears of many parents but led some critics to warn that it may risk stigmatizing young video players. The U.N. health agency said classifying “Gaming Disorder” as a separate condition will “serve a public health purpose for countries to be better prepared to identify this issue.” Dr. Shekhar Saxena, director ...
Source: TIME: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized healthytime mental health onetime Video Games Source Type: news

Tanzania:'Children Deserve Free Medical Care
[Daily News] A CIVIL Society Organisation (CSO) has urged the government to provide free health insurance to each child in the country in order to help the state achieve the Universal Health Access goal by the year 2030. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Facilitated Communication Has Been Called An Abuse Of Human Rights. Why Is It Still Around?
The University of Northern Iowa is hosting a conference promoting Facilitated Communication, a thoroughly debunked practice that has led to false charges of child abuse and other harms. FC has been called an abuse of human rights. Why is UNI sponsoring this conference? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steven Salzberg, Contributor Source Type: news

Amazon caught selling portable concentration camps to imprison children at the border... cue HYSTERIA
(Natural News) If you’ve paid any attention to the deranged left-wing media lately, you’ve no doubt heard absurd claims that the Trump administration is running “concentration camps” at the border to imprison children in “cages.” This bizarre claim is, of course, a complete media hoax designed to whip up irrational emotional hatred against Trump for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britain ’s drug laws are in the dark ages. Billy Caldwell’s case proves it | Simon Jenkins
How can Sajid Javid deny long-term access to the cannabis oil that would control this boy ’s epilepsy? This cruelty must endWhat kind of country gets a politician rather than a doctor to prescribe medicine for a sick child? When the home secretary, Sajid Javid,decided at the weekend to allow 12-year-old Billy Caldwell “one bottle” of cannabis oil, his spokeswoman said it was an exceptional case to meet “a short-term emergency”. The only emergency was to the home secretary’s reputation. Britain is like a banana republic, in which politicians, not judges, decide who goes to jail.Related:Le...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 18, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Simon Jenkins Tags: Cannabis Drugs Science Society Drugs policy Politics Source Type: news

Cigarettes Have to Be Labeled ‘Deadly’ Now. Here’s Why
A new rule requiring tobacco companies to describe their products as “deadly” and “addictive” on their websites went into effect Monday — and more regulations are coming. Tobacco companies including Altria, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard, and Philip Morris USA were ordered to issue “corrective statements” online by June 18 following a federal court ruling last month. The statements have to describe five topics including the deadly health effects of smoking, the addictiveness of nicotine and the lack of any significant health benefits from smoking low-tar cigarettes. They also hav...
Source: TIME: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alejandro de la Garza Tags: Uncategorized onetime Smoking Source Type: news

Gaming addiction classified as mental health disorder by WHO
LONDON (Reuters) - Many parents will have thought it for a long time, but they now have a new argument to limit their children's 'screen time' - addiction to video games has been recognized by World Health Organization as a mental health disorder. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

WHO to classify 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition
Watching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashing images to one of the world's most addictive substances. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pediatricians Say No to Spanking
MONDAY, June 18, 2018 -- Most U.S. pediatricians say spanking is a bad way to discipline children. " In the past couple of decades, a tremendous amount of research has come out that shows hitting children is counterproductive and leads to more harm... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What If You Lose Your Child at an Amusement Park?
MONDAY, June 18, 2018 -- It's a parent's worst nightmare: While spending a fun-filled family day at an amusement park, you suddenly lose sight of your child. As terrifying as that can be, a new survey finds that many American parents don't talk with... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Today's Sleepy Teens May Be Tomorrow's Heart Patients
MONDAY, June 18, 2018 -- Most kids don't get enough sleep, and that may put them on a path to future heart trouble, a new study finds. Young teens who slept less than seven hours a night tended to have more body fat, elevated blood pressure and less... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The Checkup: The Benefits of ‘ Tummy Time ’
Positioning babies on their stomachs helps prevent flattening of the head and strengthens neck, trunk and shoulder muscles, as well as hands. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PERRI KLASS, M.D. Tags: Babies and Infants Child Car Seats Baby Carriages, Strollers and Carriers Parenting Children and Childhood Muscles Neck Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Source Type: news

Parenting styles and bullying at school: the mediating role of locus of control - Georgiou SN, Ioannou M, Stavrinides P.
The current study examined the mediating role of children's locus of control in the relation between parenting styles and bully-victim experiences at school. Participants were 447 students aged 10 and 11 years old from 13 different elementary, urban, and r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: School Issues Source Type: news

Retrospective epidemiological study of burn injuries in 1717 pediatric patients: 10 years analysis of hospital data in Iran - Kazemzadeh J, Vaghardoost R, Dahmardehei M, Rabiepoor S, Farzan R, Asghar Kheiri A, Khosravy R.
This study investigated the causes and severity of burns in patients. METHODS: This study was retrospe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Variability of school children's activity comes from recess and before-school - Suzuki I, Okuda M, Tanaka M, Inoue S, Tanaka S, Tanaka C.
We examined PA patterns of children, and identified time periods that influenced them. METHODS: Forty students in 5 Japanese p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Seeking dignity, voice and story for children in our child protective systems - Peters JK.
Three principles: (1) revolve one's representation around both the child-in-context and the theory of the case; (2) respect one's child client whether present or absent; and (3) cultivate the right relationships with the child's significant others - embody... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Screen viewing time and externalising problems in pre-school children in Northern Thailand - Tansriratanawong S, Louthrenoo O, Chonchaiya W, Charnsil C.
This study aims to describe screen use in pre-school children and its   association with externalising problems.METHODS: A cross-sectional study of pre-schoole... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Promoting young children's interpersonal safety knowledge, intentions, confidence, and protective behavior skills: outcomes of a randomized controlled trial - White C, Shanley DC, Zimmer-Gembeck MJ, Walsh K, Hawkins R, Lines K, Webb H.
In this study, a randomized controlled tria... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Preadolescents' refusal skills and responses emotional reactions to the offer of tobacco and ecstasy in Youjiang District in Baise City in 2014 - Guo R, Liao J, Liang J, Li Y, Deng S.
OBJECTIVE: To assess preadolescents' emotional reactions and intended use of refusal responses to tobacco and ecstasy. METHODS: A total of 333 students from two junior schools in Baise City were recruited with cluster-sampling method, filled the qu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Perinatal health outcomes and care among asylum seekers and refugees: a systematic review of systematic reviews - Heslehurst N, Brown H, Pemu A, Coleman H, Rankin J.
BACKGROUND: Global migration is at an all-time high with implications for perinatal health. Migrant women, especially asylum seekers and refugees, represent a particularly vulnerable group. Understanding the impact on the perinatal health of women and offs... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Pass it on? The neural responses to rejection in the context of a family study on maltreatment - van den Berg LJM, Tollenaar MS, Pittner K, Compier-de Block LHCG, Buisman RSM, van IJzendoorn MH, Elzinga BM.
Rejection by parents is an important aspect of child maltreatment. Altered neural responses to social rejection have been observed in maltreated individuals. The current study is the first to examine the impact of experienced and perpetrated abuse and negl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Parenting, anger, and effortful control as predictors of child externalizing behavior: the role of child sex as a moderator - Smith CL, Day KL.
Externalizing behaviors observed in early childhood have been found to be stable, particularly for boys, but little research has investigated the antecedents of these behaviors, especially how the antecedents may differentially relate to externalizing beha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Parent education for migrant mothers of left-behind children in China: a pilot randomized controlled trial - To SM, Kwok CM, So YY, Yan MW.
Although numerous studies have indicated the significance of parental support and parent-child communication in alleviating the adverse effects of parental departure on left-behind children, researchers have rarely addressed the impact of parent education ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Monitoring and fostering elementary school students' life satisfaction: a case study - Wingate EJ, Suldo SM, Peterson RKS.
Research on the importance of complete mental health has led to increased focus on students' subjective well-being (i.e., happiness and life satisfaction) coupled with the traditional attention to psychopathology. Although screeners for psychopathology abo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Maternal attributions of infant behavior and parenting in toddlerhood predict teacher-rated internalizing problems in childhood - Wagner NJ, Gueron-Sela N, Bedford R, Propper C.
Social-information-processing theories of parenting posit that parents' beliefs and attributions about their children's behaviors contribute to how parents interact with their children. The purpose of this study was to examine the associations between nega... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news