Children's Health

Super Foods are Critical for Pregnant Women

We all know that lifestyle & diet during pregnancy have a significant impact on a child's health. New Research shows that its crucial to be eating healthy foods before conception, during pregnancy and into life.

Dr. Steven Pratt, a clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology at the University of California, San Diego says, "If you're missing just one nutrient at a crucial time of development, that can be a problem.


Significant Autism Increase in U.S. School Kids

HealthDay News reports that federal health officials have said that the number of children in the U.S. with autism spectrum disorder has increased dramatically since 2007.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of 2012, one in 50 kids between the ages of 6 and 17 years has some form of autism, compared with one in 88 only five years earlier.

Report author, Stephen Blumberg, a senior scientist at the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics said,


New VSL#3® JUNIOR Probiotic for Children

Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is excited to introduce a new probiotic medical food for children with IBS.

A study published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, found that VSL#3®, a high-potency probiotic medical food, provided a beneficial role in the dietary management of children who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a common problem for which there is no cure


Hemorrhoids in Children

Even though child hemorrhoids are not a very serious health condition, they are not a typical children health disorder and this condition can usually be both a symptom and a cause of more serious health condition in the child patient.


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