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Coal plant closure in China led to improvements in children's health

Posted by External 27 days ago General
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Decreased exposure to air pollution in utero is linked with improved childhood developmental and higher levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor, a key protein for brain development, according to a study of looking at the closure of coal-burning power plant in China. Read More
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Bullying Has Lingering Effects on Children's Mental Health

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Researchers followed 4,300 kids for five years and found that even those who were bullied years in the past still had psychological wounds. Read More
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Children's Congenial Heart Defects Linked to Environmental Toxins

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http://www.enn.com — Approximately 8 out of every 1,000 newborns have congenial heart defects — abnormalities in the heart's structure that happen due to incomplete or irregular development of the fetus' heart during the first stages of the mother's pregnancy. While some are known to be associated with genetic disorders, the cause of most of these heart defects is unknown. However, according to research present Read More
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Living in the southern United States can increase children's risk of hay fever

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — If you think your child’s stuffy nose is due to an autumn cold, you might want to consider allergies, especially if you live in the southern region of the United States. Hay fever is more prevalent in children living in the southeastern and southern states. Read More
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Children's preexisting symptoms influence their reactions to disaster coverage on TV

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — After a natural disaster occurs, we often find ourselves glued to the TV, seeking out details about the extent of the damage and efforts at recovery. While research has shown that exposure to this kind of coverage is associated with symptoms of traumatic stress in youths, new research suggests that the relationship isn't so simple: the amount of exposure to disaster coverage matters but children' Read More
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Group B streptococcal meningitis has long-term effects on children's developmental outcomes

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Nearly one-half of infants with GBS meningitis experience developmental delays. According to the CDC, 25 percent of pregnant women carry GBS. It is routine for these women to receive antibiotics during labor to protect the baby from infection occurring in the first days of life. There is no way to prevent late-onset GBS infections in infants. Read More
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Predicting children's language development

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — We depend on a barrage of standardized tests to assess everything from aptitude to intelligence. But do they provide an accurate forecast when it comes to something as complex as language? A new Language Use Inventory does, researchers say. Read More
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Nature Is Disappearing from Children's Books, Study Finds

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Children's books are depicting fewer and fewer natural environments, a study says. Read More
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