Psychiatrists warn of internet addiction in children

Recognizing symptoms and seeking medical help immediately are of paramount importance, say experts Recognizing symptoms and seeking medical help immediately are of paramount importance, say experts The majority of the 67 persons who walked into the Internet Deaddiction Clinic at the Government Omandurar Medical College Hospital were adults. But what was shocking for the psychiatrists … Read more

Children without diapers do not get quality sleep, study says

Children whose parents cannot afford diapers do not get quality sleep, according to a study by the Rutgers School of Nursing. The study, published in the Journal of Developmental Behavioral Pediatricsis the first to examine the relationship between diaper need and sleep. Sleep promotes brain development and solidifies learning and memory. Children with compromised sleep … Read more

Understanding how the COVID pandemic impacts childhood autism and neurodevelopmental disorders

Globally, the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 19) pandemic caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has disrupted people’s daily lives due to restrictions such as frequent lockdowns and social distancing guidelines. Children with neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs) are especially vulnerable to emotional and behavioral changes during a pandemic. Study: CRISIS AFAR: An International … Read more

Can melatonin gummies solve family bedtime struggles? Experts advise caution

Posted Apr 26, 2022, 1:43 pm Jenny Gold Kaiser Health News For three exhausting years, Lauren Lockwood tried to get her son Rex to sleep through the night. As an infant, he couldn’t sleep without a blanket over his carrier to drown out the world around him. At age 2, it sometimes took hours for … Read more

Sioux City-based Iowa Poison Control Center sees surge in melatonin exposures | Local news

SIOUX CITY — Harmful exposures to a popular over-the-counter sleep aid have skyrocketed amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to data from the Sioux City-based Iowa Poison Control Center. “Over the last few years, we’ve noticed that our numbers are increasing on exposures to melatonin. We’re seeing a lot more kids who are getting into it,” … Read more

The long term consequences of mild head injury in children is underdiagnosed — ScienceDaily

A new study by Tel Aviv University, Kaplan Medical Center and Shamir Medical Center (Assaf Harofeh) found that one in four children (25.3%) who have been discharged from the emergency room after a mild head injury are misdiagnosed and continue to suffer from persistent post-concussion syndrome for many years. This syndrome includes chronic symptoms such … Read more

Do You Know Your OQ? Time To Promote Your Healthier Future | Herald Community Newspapers

(NAPSI)—The most common disease in the world is right under your nose—here’s what you can do. The Problem Right now nearly half the world’s population is suffering from oral diseases like cavities and gum disease. This global crisis has major health consequences, since oral health is connected to your overall well-being. Beyond mouth pain and … Read more

Do You Know Your OQ? Time To Promote Your Healthier Future

(NAPSI)—The most common disease in the world is right under your nose—here’s what you can do. The Problem Right now nearly half the world’s population is suffering from oral diseases like cavities and gum disease. This global crisis has major health consequences, since oral health is connected to your overall well-being. Beyond mouth pain and … Read more

Do You Know Your OQ? Time To Promote Your Healthier Future

(NAPSI)—The most common disease in the world is right under your nose—here’s what you can do. The Problem Right now nearly half the world’s population is suffering from oral diseases like cavities and gum disease. This global crisis has major health consequences, since oral health is connected to your overall well-being. Beyond mouth pain and … Read more