Saturday 01 November, 2014

Kids negatively influenced by tobacco ads online

An increasing number of youngsters exposed to tobacco marketing are being influenced by it Continue reading “Kids negatively influenced by tobacco ads online” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Day care for poor kids may improve their health later

Children born into poor families are sicker and die earlier than their well-off counterparts, particularly from obesity-related diseases such as heart attack and stroke Continue reading “Day care for poor More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Setting clocks ahead may advance heart attack: Study

Do you advance your clock to deal with the Monday morning blues? How you set your clock affects not only your work schedule, but also that of heart attack Continue reading “Setting clocks ahead may advance More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Strong muscles in kids lower heart disease, diabetes risk

Teenagers with stronger muscles have a lower risk of heart disease and diabetes later in life Continue reading “Strong muscles in kids lower heart disease, diabetes risk” »  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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Don’t let your kid turn into a couch potato!

Parents, control your kids’ TV watching as research links high TV time and junk food consumption that increases risks of heart diseases Continue reading “Don’t let your kid turn into a couch potato!” More...

By BioNews On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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Obesity prevention sessions can lower kids’ blood pressure

Have you got your obese kid enrolled in a gym, yoga centre or a fat prevention programme Continue reading “Obesity prevention sessions can lower kids’ blood pressure” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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Peer pressure works best on kids reducing soft drinks

Are you finding it difficult to persuade your kids from gulping too many cans of soft drink in a day? Do not worry, as a team of researchers now seems to have found a way Continue reading “Peer pressure works More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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Economic growth not helping malnourished kids: Study

If you think economic growth ushers in an all-round development for every section of the society, think again Continue reading “Economic growth not helping malnourished kids: Study” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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White kids more prone to asthma from air pollution

White children suffer from asthma due to higher exposure to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) more frequently than their black counterparts Continue reading “White kids more prone to asthma from air pollution” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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Simple blood test to predict obesity in kids

Researchers have discovered a simple blood test that reads DNA to predict obesity levels in children Continue reading “Simple blood test to predict obesity in kids” »  More...