Childhood Illness

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Diabetes UK raise awareness of condition in children

Diabetes UK mark World Diabetes Day by launching their 4 T's campaign, which raises awareness of the 4 main symptoms of the condition in children Continue reading

MMRV booster shows no increase in seizure risk

Website warned over advertising despite warnings

Parenting website Babyjabs.co.uk is given another warning by the Advertising Standards Agency despite being ordered to remove content in August this year Continue reading

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Autism linked with older dads

A landmark study has suggested that there may be a link between autism and older father's with a change in genetic mutations being thought to be the reason Continue reading

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Baby antibiotics linked to obesity

New research involving more than 10,000 children has found that a link exists between childhood obesity and babies who are given antibiotics at less than 6 months Continue reading

Schools to learn to cope with food allergies

Schools to learn to cope with food allergies

Schools are to be given guidance on how to deal with food allergies as numbers of children suffering from them increases. Continue reading

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Children’s allergies linked with parents

New research has suggested that children are more likely to have allergies if their parent of the same sex also suffers from the same allergy. Continue reading

Lack of vitamin D common in sick children

Lack of vitamin D common in sick children

New research has found that many children admitted to intensive care units have low levels of vitamin D. Continue reading

Honey can help childhood coughing

Honey can help coughing in children over one years old

A new study has found that a night time dose of honey could relieve symptoms of coughing. Continue reading

Effects of meningitis long term for kids

Effects of meningitis long term for kids

New research has found that many children who survive meningitis are left with health complications Continue reading

Egg used to treat egg allergies in kids

Egg used to treat egg allergies in kids

New research suggests that egg allergies in children can be treated clinically by exposure to small doses of the allergen. Continue reading