Children's Health - Are Chemicals in Cosmetics Linked to Early Puberty in Girls?
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  August 7, 2019  
  Children's Health  
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 Bullying in children with ASD gets worse with ageBullying in children with ASD gets worse with age
 
Children with autism spectrum disorder are more likely to experience bullying than children without ASD and this bullying gets worse with age, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.
 
   Are Chemicals in Cosmetics Linked to Early Puberty in Girls?Are Chemicals in Cosmetics Linked to Early Puberty in Girls?
 
The global cosmetic industry is expected to hit USD 863 billion by 2024, according to reports. Skincare, perfumes, hair care, toiletries & deodorants, and oral cosmetics are the key product categories of the cosmetic sector. Skincare products make up a whopping 36% of the global market and hair care an additional 23%
 
   Leukemia and Childhood Infection HypothesisLeukemia and Childhood Infection Hypothesis
 
Leukemia is the most common form of childhood cancers, with a prevalence rate of 10 – 45 per 100,0000 children in each year. Among various types of leukemia, acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) is the most common form, followed by acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML).
 
 'Substantial' decline in obesity rates among pre-schoolers in the US
 
'Substantial' decline in obesity rates among pre-schoolers in the USObesity rates among pre-schoolers who receive government food aid are in decline, according to data extracted from a US nutrition program. The findings, which were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in June 2019, confirm that previous data showing that declining obesity rates were not anomalies.
 
 
 Overweight young children have a doubled risk of high blood pressure
 
Overweight young children have a doubled risk of high blood pressureOverweight four-year-olds have a doubled risk of high blood pressure by age six, raising the hazard of future heart attack and stroke. That's the finding of a study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology.
 
 
 Novel program in England's third largest city helps reduce childhood obesity
 
Novel program in England's third largest city helps reduce childhood obesityChildhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions, affecting children's health and wellbeing and leading to obesity, heart disease, diabetes and cancer later in life. The number of children with obesity continues to rise globally, particularly for children living in poverty.
 
 
 Chaos in the house and asthma in children – the connection
 
Chaos in the house and asthma in children – the connectionA chaotic household is one in which there is a lot of disorganized behaviour and noise. This makes relaxation impossible and often leads to stress and anxiety. Studies have associated chaotic households with anxiety and depressive disorders in both children and adults.