Babies born vaginally have different gut bacteria - their microbiome - than those delivered by Caesarean, research has shown.
Variety is key to helping children form preferences for vegetables, according to a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
When children with ADHD don’t respond well to Methylphenidate doctors often increase the dose. Now a new review shows that increasing the dose may not always be the best option, as it may have no effect on some of the functional impairments associated with ADHD.
Teacher training followed by classroom education with information, activities, and emotional support improves lifestyles in teachers and students, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology. The study suggests that knowledge alone is insufficient to change behaviour.
Around the world, the number of people diagnosed with autism is rising. In the United States, the prevalence of the disorder has grown from 0.05% in 1966 to more than 2% today. In Quebec, the reported prevalence is close to 2% and according to a paper issued by the province’s public health department, the prevalence in Montérégie has increased by 24% annually since 2000.
An extensive study has confirmed that the risk of developing coeliac disease is connected to the amount of gluten children consume. The new study is observational and therefore does not prove causation; however, it is the most comprehensive of its kind to date. The results are presented in the prestigious journal JAMA.