Thursday, 18 October 2018
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Hospital lets kids 'drive' to surgery with motorized car

Added: 18.10.2018 20:03 | 5 views | 0 comments

Children in the hospital can now swap wheelchairs for four wheels and drive themselves to surgery in mini motorized cars. 

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Children with autism, developmental delays nearly 50 percent more likely to be overweight, obese

Added: 18.10.2018 19:24 | 2 views | 0 comments

A new study reveals that children with developmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), are up to 50 percent more likely to be overweight or obese compared with the general population.

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Mind-reading video game helps children with ADHD concentrate better

Added: 18.10.2018 19:02 | 0 views | 0 comments

A video game that players control with their minds appears to improve concentration skills in children with ADHD may have fewer side effects than medication

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It’s too soon to tell if robots help autistic children’s social skills

Added: 18.10.2018 19:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

A US study is the latest to suggest robots could help autistic children learn social skills. Unfortunately, it's far from proven

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Screening using body mass index alone may miss every second preschooler with excess stomach fat

Added: 18.10.2018 18:52 | 2 views | 0 comments

When assessing whether preschoolers are overweight, health professionals should use other measures such as waist-to-height ratio in addition to the body mass index (BMI). A study shows that this is because measuring the BMI of younger children often fails to identify those with excess stomach fat and possible associated health problems.

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Household cleaning products may contribute to kids' overweight by altering their gut microbiota

Added: 18.10.2018 18:52 | 1 views | 0 comments

Commonly used household cleaners could be making children overweight by altering their gut microbiota, suggests a new study.

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David Beckham Says His and Victoria Beckham's Marriage Is "Always Hard Work"

Added: 18.10.2018 18:49 | 12 views | 0 comments

David Beckham, Victoria Beckham Marriage isn't always easy--just ask David Beckham. He and Victoria Beckham, who share four children, celebrated their 19th wedding anniversary in July. The event took place weeks...

Higher levels of urinary fluoride associated with ADHD in children

Added: 18.10.2018 18:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

Higher levels of urinary fluoride during pregnancy are associated with more ADHD-like symptoms in school-age children.

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Scientists use AI to develop better predictions of why children struggle at school

Added: 18.10.2018 18:39 | 3 views | 0 comments

Scientists using machine learning -- a type of artificial intelligence -- with data from hundreds of children who struggle at school, identified clusters of learning difficulties which did not match the previous diagnosis the children had been given. The researchers from the Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit at the University of Cambridge say this reinforces the need for children to receive detailed assessments of their cognitive skills to identify the best type of support.

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