Managing children’s weight, blood pressure & cholesterol protects brain function mid-life
Managing weight, blood pressure and cholesterol in children may help protect brain function in later life, according to new research published in the American Heart Association’s flagship journal…
Physical activity helps curb low-grade inflammation in children
According to a recent Finnish study, accumulating more brisk and vigorous physical activity can curb adiposity-induced low-grade inflammation.
Children who are physically fitter have bigger brains, new study finds
Children with a higher level of physical fitness have larger brains, and both aerobic capacity and strength/speed are related to the amount of grey and white matter in…
Household-grown food leads to improved health for children
Children grow taller in rural households where their mothers are supported to grow their own food – according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Parents shouldn’t worry about their baby’s inconsistent sleep patterns
Study of 44 infants finds that half never slept 8 hours consecutively