Parents of kids with food allergies, are more confused now than ever regarding the warning labels on food products, a new research shows. The study, which was published in the Medical Journal of Australia, noted that regardless of their child’s history of the potentially life-threatening allergic reaction anaphylaxis, these parents were complacent towards the warning on the labels.
Two popular contraceptives Yaz and Yasmin, reportedly responsible for the deaths of 23 young Canadian women have been deemed safe by a national gynecologists’ group and will not be recalled.
As the mom of two picky kids, I am always looking for new ways to get them to eat more good foods. Last year we started juicing and I have been creating a lot of dishes that combine a variety of food groups together but I still don’t feel like my guys are getting enough fresh produce. Earlier this week a study was released that found offering a dip alongside vegetables encourages kids to eat veggies they might normally push aside.
It is estimated that more than 15 million people are affected by food allergies. Over the years, the recommendations on what parents should do to prevent their children from developing severe allergies has gone back and forth.
Breast cancer continues to be the leading form of cancer in women worldwide. It is also the second leading cause of death among female cancer patients. While treatment can be successful, there is no treatment better than prevention. But how, exactly, do you prevent breast cancer?
In a large new study researchers have determined the seven major factors that can help doctors know whether a child with an abdomen injury needs a CT scan or not. A computed tomography (CT) scan though essential after a traumatic injury, may pose radiation hazards to children risking future cancer. The new research therefore can help in deciding if the scans can be bypassed.
With the rising cases of Type 2 Diabetes in children, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued first time ever its guideline for managing diabetes in children and teens between the age of 10 and 18.
Gynecological cancers are considered silent killers because their symptoms rarely show up until the cancer has reached an advanced stage. A simple test, otherwise known as a pap smear, has the ability to detect cervical cancer early on, giving women a better chance of survival. Unfortunately, no such monitoring or testing procedure exists for the other two types of gynecological cancers – endometrial (uterine) cancer and ovarian cancer.
Because my oldest son has oral sensory issues he doesn’t like to eat fruits or vegetables. In an attempt to reduce the fights around our house over vegetables I decided to add fresh juice to his diet. This would allow me to get everything he needed into him and maybe a few things that we would never eat.
Premature infants are at risk for a number of health complications – everything from delayed development and growth to SIDS and breathing problems. But there is one health condition that seems to be more common in premature infants who are fed formula: necrotizing enterocolitis.
A gas naturally found in air might help save the lives of infants who suffer brain damage at birth. Britain’s Medical Research Council (MRC) is funding the world’s first trial to see whether Xenon, a naturally occurring gas can help newborns by ensuring their oxygen deprived brain suffers minimum damage.
While maintaining a good levels of Vitamin D is recommended for everyone, it is especially important for moms-to-be. The lack of this vital element during pregnancy is not only serious for the expectant mom but according to a new research it might be worse for their growing baby.
A new clinical trial on children with iron deficiency and Omega-3 fat deficiency, shows that supplements may have different and complex effects depending on which nutrient is given to them. The trial was on a small group of undernourished school children.