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Childhood adversity ‘may lead to changes in genetics’

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 21:29

Researchers that childhood adversity may cause epigenetic changes in the human glucocorticoid receptor gene.

Breastfeeding cuts childhood obesity risk

Last Updated: Saturday, February 18, 2012, 11:30

Children of diabetic mothers have a greater risk of childhood obesity, but breastfeeding for at least six months can reduce this threat.

Smoking could expose your kid to leukaemia

Last Updated: Friday, February 10, 2012, 14:00

Your heavy puffing around the time of conception greatly increases the chances of your child developing Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia.

Positive parenting during early childhood may cut obesity risk

Last Updated: Monday, February 06, 2012, 19:37

Programs that support parents during their child`s early years may contribute to obesity prevention.

Exposure to bodycare products linked to childhood obesity

Last Updated: Saturday, January 21, 2012, 11:38

Exposure to a class of chemicals known as phthalates could be triggering obesity in young children.

`Body weight more `contagious` in childhood`

Last Updated: Sunday, December 18, 2011, 16:52

Are you obese? Then, blame it on the people with whom you have spent your childhood.

Abnormalities in brains of kids with ADHD identified

Last Updated: Monday, November 28, 2011, 15:49

Kids with ADHD showed abnormal functional activity in several regions of the brain involved in the processing of visual attention information.

High childhood IQ linked to illicit drug use!

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 16:19

High IQ scores in childhood may be linked to illegal drug use in later life, particularly among women.

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