Category list : Paediatrics/children's nursing
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Kingston University has been working on a hospital scheme to reduce London’s gang and knife crime
‘Working mums’ kids are fatter and lazier,’ is the headline in the Daily Mirror today. The newspaper reported on a survey of 12,000 schoolchildren.
A poem and “best dressed” ward competition, live music and free beauty sessions were among the activities Birmingham Children’s Hospital put on to thank its dedicated staff as part of the International Nurses’ Day celebrations.
The Daily Mail reported today that a brain chemical has been found that ‘could spell an end to ADHD’.
The dangers of exposing children to cigarette smoke were widely reported this week. Many newspapers have focused on a call for smoking to be banned in all vehicles, parks and play areas, as an extension of the current smoking ban.
Calming Your Anxious ChildSubscription
’This book may be a useful resource for parents with an anxious child’
“A simple test that would revolutionise the diagnosis of autism is being developed by British scientists,” the Daily Mail reported.
“People with autism … are over-sensitive to the world,” the Mail Online reports.
“Avocados could hold the key to helping beat rare form of leukaemia,” The Independent reports; specifically acute myeloid leukaemia, which is an uncommon and aggressive cancer of the white blood cells.
The risk of heart problems is more than five times greater in survivors of childhood cancer according to The Daily Telegraph. The newspaper said that new research found that the risk was still high 30 years after they had beaten their cancer.