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Study reports increased risk of death in children with inflammatory bowel disease

26 days ago   |   By News Medical

Children who develop inflammatory bowel disease have an increased risk of death, both in childhood and later in life, a study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in the journal Gastroenterology reports.
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Death Rate Higher in Children With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Death Rate Higher in Children With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

26 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

Children who develop inflammatory bowel disease before the age of 18 have a three to five-fold higher death rate than people without IBD.
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Your mother's love life determines how many romantic partners you have

Your mother's love life determines how many romantic partners you have

Researchers say the findings, based on data of mothers and children in the US since 1979, show mothers pass relationship skills to their kids, which influence how they interact... Read more ...

Are you getting enough vitamin D? Low levels linked to compromised immune...

Are you getting enough vitamin D? Low levels linked to compromised immune function

From the day a child is born, to every “well baby” doctor visit thereafter, Americans are trained to believe that vaccination is immunization. If you don't receive every... Read more ...

The Nutrition Maneuver All Parents with ADHD Kids Should Make

The Nutrition Maneuver All Parents with ADHD Kids Should Make

This is a guest post by Jill Castle, a registered dietitian, childhood nutrition expert, blogger and podcaster over at The Nourished Child. You can learn more about nutrition... Read more ...

It's OK if Baby Doesn't Sleep Through at 6 Months

It's OK if Baby Doesn't Sleep Through at 6 Months

Though new parents often expect baby to sleep through the night by 6 months of age, a large percentage do not, a study has revealed. Read more ...

New federal guidelines suggest parents being introducing exercise to their...

New federal guidelines suggest parents being introducing exercise to their children at age 3

Reasons given for the new guidelines, presented at the American Heart Association conference, include low adherence to the first set released in 2008 and rising rates of... Read more ...

11-Year-Old Girl Thwarts Would-Be Kidnapper By Asking For The ‘Code Word'

11-Year-Old Girl Thwarts Would-Be Kidnapper By Asking For The ‘Code Word'

A young girl stopped her own kidnapping by using a “code word” previously agreed upon by her parents In a sobering lesson for parents, police are saying that an 11-year-old... Read more ...

Dealing With A Dementia Diagnosis: Helping Your Loved One

Dealing With A Dementia Diagnosis: Helping Your Loved One

Watching your parents or older family members age and become less self-sufficient is one of the most difficult aspects of being an adult. No matter how much you mentally... Read more ...

Big babies are almost THREE TIMES more likely to be obese when they start...

Big babies are almost THREE TIMES more likely to be obese when they start school 

Babies are more likely to be heavy if their mothers are overweight. This may then lead to them becoming obese in later life, if they pick up on her unhealthy eating habits... Read more ...

Obese children are less likely to 'flourish'

Obese children are less likely to 'flourish'

Researchers from Brown University found that just 27.5 per cent of obese children in their study met all five 'flourishing' markers, compared to 39 per cent of the youngsters... Read more ...

Council wants to buy £2,000 electric bicycles to help overweight children...

Council wants to buy £2,000 electric bicycles to help overweight children ride uphill  

Leisure bosses at Conwy Council, Wales, say electric bikes will help youngsters. But residents say it's another example of ‘out of touch' town hall chiefs wasting taxpayers'... Read more ...