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Exclusive breastfeeding lowers odds of some schoolchildren having eczema

Added: 23.05.2019 2:20 | 3 views | 0 comments

Children exclusively breastfed for the first three months of life had significantly lower odds of having eczema at age 6 compared with peers who were not breastfed or were breastfed for less time, according to preliminary research.

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Scientists identify unique subtype of eczema linked to food allergy

Added: 23.05.2019 2:20 | 2 views | 0 comments

Scientists have found that children with both atopic dermatitis and food allergy have structural and molecular differences in top layers of skin near the eczema lesions, whereas children with atopic dermatitis alone don't. Defining these differences may help identify children at risk for developing food allergies.

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Infants later diagnosed with autism seldom initiate joint attention

Added: 23.05.2019 2:18 | 12 views | 0 comments

A new study shows that infants who are later diagnosed with autism react adequately when others initiate joint attention, but seldom actively seek to establish such episodes themselves. This finding provides support for the view that children with autism have reduced social motivation already as infants.

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Swiss propose house arrest, including for teenagers, to curb extremism

Added: 23.05.2019 1:50 | 14 views | 0 comments

The Swiss government on Wednesday proposed new laws aimed at preventing extremist violence and forcing people including children deemed a threat to be registered with authorities, with house arrest a last resort in some cases.


A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador is the sixth migrant child to die in US custody, officials say

Added: 23.05.2019 1:37 | 14 views | 0 comments

The death toll of migrant children in U.S. custody rose to six after federal authorities acknowledged that a 10-year-old girl died eight months ago.

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Sixth migrant child dies after crossing U.S. border

Added: 23.05.2019 1:25 | 2 views | 0 comments

CBS News has confirmed the 2018 death of a migrant child. Following Monday's death of a 16-year-old who was in U.S. custody, the total number of children who have died after crossing the U.S. border is now up to six. CBS News correspondent Omar Villafranca speaks with CBSN about the latest on the conditions at a migrant processing facility in Texas.


Hypertension found in children exposed to flower pesticides

Added: 23.05.2019 1:18 | 5 views | 0 comments

Researchers have found higher blood pressure and pesticide exposures in children associated with a heightened pesticide spraying period around the Mother's Day flower harvest. This study involved boys and girls living near flower crops in Ecuador.

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Healthy brain development is a human right, argues Yale researcher

Added: 23.05.2019 1:18 | 7 views | 0 comments

We know that the environment in which children and young adults are raised influences healthy brain development. Now, a psychologist is taking a stance against the negative effects of a particularly harrowing environment in her own backyard: the US prison system. The author declares that everybody, including young offenders, deserves healthy brain development -- a right she says US jails often infringe upon.

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Residential child care project addresses emotional pain without causing it

Added: 23.05.2019 1:18 | 8 views | 0 comments

A model of care for children's residential agencies takes children's emotional pain into account and emphasizes the bond between the children and their caregivers.

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DHS chief says more funding needed to avoid migrant deaths

Added: 23.05.2019 0:09 | 3 views | 0 comments

Six migrant children have died after being apprehended by U.S. authorities near the border with Mexico in the last eight months


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