The World Health Organization recently issued guidelines on screen time, physical activity, and sleep for children from birth through age four.
They are added to a large number of foods to perform various technological functions, e.g. as acidity regulators. These include soft drinks, especially cola beverages, whipped cream and cream products, milk drinks, milk powder and coffee whitener, as well as meat products.
Tarik F. Haydar, PhD, professor of anatomy and neurobiology at Boston University School of Medicine, has been awarded a two-year Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Award (R21) from the National Institutes of Health.
New research indicates that more than one out of three cases of medical malpractice that result in death or permanent disability can be linked to inaccurate or delayed diagnosis.
Researchers at the University of Nottingham have discovered that repurposing a heart drug could significantly increase the survival rate for children with ependymoma - a type of brain tumor.
A nutritional survey of baby food on sale in Europe has shown that a significant number of products contain high sugar levels that contradict World Health Organisation recommendations for child nutrition.
A new study by a team of CHU Sainte-Justine scientists has revealed that social media use and television viewing are linked to increases in adolescent depressive symptoms.
A new study from the University of Iowa finds that the use of video monitoring technology combined with parents talking to their teens about safe driving motivates young drivers to be safer.