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How childhood violence can lead to psychiatric disorders among adolescents

How childhood violence can lead to psychiatric disorders among adolescents

Exposure to childhood violence is linked to psychiatric disorders, according to a research. The results of the study conducted by researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and Federal University of Sao Paulo showed that having experienced any traumatic event and low socioeconomic status were associated with an internalizing disorder such as depression [...]

March 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How childhood violence can lead to psychiatric disorders among adolescents

Disability cause: Early childhood poor nutrition linked to hearing loss

Disability cause: Early childhood poor nutrition linked to hearing loss

Under nutrition in the preschool years is associated with hearing impairment later in life, a study suggests. Hearing loss is the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide, and an estimated 80 % of affected individuals live in low- and middle-income countries. The study, led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, [...]

February 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Disability cause: Early childhood poor nutrition linked to hearing loss

Childhood abuse may affect social relationships as adults

Childhood abuse may affect social relationships as adults

Children who experience abuse and neglect early in life are more likely to have problems in social relationships and academics as adults, a study has found. Maltreatment experienced before age five can have negative effects that continue to be seen nearly three decades later, researchers said. “It is not a controversial statement to say abuse [...]

January 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Childhood abuse may affect social relationships as adults

Worried about diabetes in children? High Vitamin D levels in childhood can reduce the risk

Worried about diabetes in children? High Vitamin D levels in childhood can reduce the risk

Children who receive higher levels of Vitamin D during infancy and childhood may be significantly at a lower risk of developing islet autoimmunity as well as Type 1 diabetes, according to a study. Type 1 diabetes is a chronic autoimmune disease that is increasing by 3-5% annually worldwide and occurs when the body’s immune system [...]

October 26, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Worried about diabetes in children? High Vitamin D levels in childhood can reduce the risk

Is your baby born preterm? They are at greater risk of having cognitive difficulties later in childhood

Is your baby born preterm? They are at greater risk of having cognitive difficulties later in childhood

A new large-scale UK study has found that preterm babies are at a higher risk of developing cognitive, motor and behavioural difficulties in later childhood, which could affect school performance. Previous research showed that preterm babies are more likely to sleep independently but perform poorly in academics. Led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), the research looked [...]

October 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Is your baby born preterm? They are at greater risk of having cognitive difficulties later in childhood

Chronic Physical Illness in Childhood May Lead to Depression Later

Chronic Physical Illness in Childhood May Lead to Depression Later

Being sick is not a good feeling, but not all of us can help it sometimes when the seasonal flu or other ailments take over our health. It is important therefore for parents to pay attention to their children’s health right from an early age because those habits are what shows results in their future. [...]

May 15, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Chronic Physical Illness in Childhood May Lead to Depression Later

Childhood experienceshave long-lasting impact

Childhood experienceshave long-lasting impact

Childhood emotional experiences of individuals can have long lasting consequences in adulthood while they perform a task, a study revealed. According to research published in the online journal, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, the emotional bond shared with parents in early childhood generates our ability to regulate emotions as adults. “But not everyone’s actions are impacted [...]

September 4, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Childhood experienceshave long-lasting impact

Best College Values Releases Latest Rankings for Online Master’s of Education in Early Childhood Education

Best College Values Releases Latest Rankings for Online Master’s of Education in Early Childhood Education

RALEIGH, N.C., July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Best College Values (bestcollegevalues.com), an online resource that helps students find reputable and affordable degree programs, has just released a new ranking of online Master’s of Education in Early Childhood Education (http://www.bestcollegevalues.com/rankings/online/best-masters-early-childhood-education/). The ranking consists of 25 programs, all regionally accredited by one of the six regional accrediting [...]

July 25, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Best College Values Releases Latest Rankings for Online Master’s of Education in Early Childhood Education