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Child Health

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Takeaway messages

Snacking and fast food have been identified as a key problem for young people and obesity. So what can be done?

Continuing cancer care

Childhood cancer survival rates in the UK are at the highest they have ever been, but ‘late effects’ of cancer can develop in adulthood, and survivors need continued support.

Obesity linked to asthma in children

Children with asthma seem more likely to become obese than those without asthma, the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine reported recently

Ahead of the game

Headaches and migraine are often regarded as adult-only problems, but in fact most children experience these ailments.

Maternal RA increases epilepsy risk in young

Children born to mothers with rheumatoid arthritis are more likely to develop epilepsy, according to a Danish study

Parasites

This team training module focuses on parasites such as head lice, threadworm, ringworm, scabies and bed bugs.

Lice detectives

With the new school term on the horizon, parents may turn to the pharmacy for advice on the increased risk of head lice

Food hypersensitivity in infants

One in 20 children show food hypersensitivity by two years of age – but not necessarily with IgE markers



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