Impact of insecticides on the cognitive development of 6-year-old children Researchers have provided new evidence of neurotically in humans from pyrethroid insecticides, which are found in a wide variety of products and uses.
Why boys are performing less well at school, how to fix it 15-year-old boys are more likely than girls of the same age to be low achievers, experts report. This is yet more evidence of a long term, worldwide trend of some boys falling behind at school. Now, researchers have identified two possible major causes and a potential solution. This work was conducted by gleaning evidence directly from children rather than the traditional source of seeking the opinions of teachers or parents.
Do newborns delivered by C-section face higher risk of chronic health problems later in life? The evidence as to whether newborns delivered by C-section are more likely to develop chronic diseases later in life has been examined by investigators. The authors of a new study find that their evidence warrants concerns that C-section may lead to worse long-term child health.
Study finds inadequate hydration among US children More than half of all children and adolescents in the US are not getting enough hydration -- probably because they're not drinking enough water -- a situation that could have significant repercussions for their physical health and their cognitive and emotional functioning.