Don’t neglect lifestyle changes and exercise regimens for obese children

The program consisted of two 45-minute sessions per month, which promoted a healthy diet, physical activity, and proper sleep hygiene. According to a secondary analysis of a nonrandomized controlled trial, exercise is a crucial part of a family-based lifestyle intervention program designed to help youngsters shed fat. Cristina Cadenas-Sanchez, Ph.D., of the University of Granada […]

Researchers have devised a better asthma prediction tool for kids

A simple screening tool based on cough, wheeze, and medication use flagged asthma risk in 3-year-olds with greater accuracy than standard strategies, researchers reported. The Childhood Asthma Risk Tool (CHART) outperformed specialists’ assessments and the modified Asthma Predictive Index (mAPI) for predicting asthma diagnosis by age 5 in one cohort and was validated for prediction […]

Enterovirus may increase the risk of type 1 diabetes, according to an Australian study

Study adds to the growing body of evidence linking diabetes and enterovirus Enterovirus is a family of viruses that causes many of the upper respiratory symptoms that children face throughout the year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that each year enteroviruses cause approximately 10 to 15 million infections each year. Enteroviruses circulate throughout communities […]

Scroll to top
Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)