Tag Archives: Children’s Health

Research Report News Podcast: Artificial Pancreas Safe for Pediatric Diabetes Patients

Researchers from Italy’s University of Padua have found that pediatric diabetes patients, ages 5-9, can safely use a child-specific modular model predictive control (or MMPC) for a single-hormone artificial pancreas. This finding … Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Skipping Lunch Leads to Nutrition Deficiencies

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A new study shows that when kids skip lunch, they are not able to get enough nutrients from the rest of the food they eat during the day. Researchers examined nutrition information for about 4,800 children… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Breastfeeding & Children’s Vitamin D Levels

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A new study has shown that children who breastfeed might not be getting enough vitamin D. The longer that a child nurses, the greater their risk is for having a vitamin D deficiency. This is especially true… Read More

Research Report: Vitamin D-Rich Foods May Cut Children’s Allergy Risk

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A new study has shown that children born to women who consumed foods rich in vitamin D during pregnancy had a lower risk of allergies and hay fever. However, taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy… Read More

Research Report: New Regulations Push For Healthier Fast Food Meals for Children

Recently, a proposal was made to the New York City Council that would potentially make fast food meals for children healthier. If this new policy is approved, any fast food meals that come with toys would need to have less than 500 calories and… Read More