Children under the age of five who don't get enough sleep at night are more likely than kids who do get their 40 winks to become obese at a young age, a study published Monday showed.
Taiwanese children are picky eaters with unhealthy dietary habits, studies conducted by the Child Welfare League Foundation yesterday revealed.
The Council of Agriculture (COA) said yesterday that it will step up checks for salmonella after foreign wire services recently reported that children could be infected with salmonella by touching pet food.
Fido's food may be making kids sick, a U.S. government report warns, detailing the first known salmonella outbreak in humans, mostly young children, linked to pet food.
The Consumers' Foundation (CF) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) yesterday released findings that reveal harmful levels of plasticizers and heavy metals in popular toy dolls for children way over the national.
Giving teens 30 extra minutes to start their school day leads to more alertness in class, better moods, less tardiness, and even healthier breakfasts, a small study found.
Parents of teenage boys now have evidence to back up the claim they could be eaten out of house and home with a U.S. study finding 14-17 year-old boys will eat a lunch of 2,000 calories given the chance.
Children exposed to pesticides known as organophosphates could have a higher risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a U.S. study that urges parents to always wash produce thoroughly.
Four years ago, Qiang Qiang was a healthy boy. Now, he is epileptic and has trouble keeping up at school — problems that emerged after a vaccination against Japanese encephalitis.
The lives of nearly 900 babies would be saved each year, along with billions of dollars, if 90 percent of U.S. women breast-fed their babies for the first six months of life, a cost analysis says.