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New survey points to growing numbers of parents seeking treatment abroad for disabled children

According to recent research undertaken by Caudwell Children, the national charity that provides emotional and practical support to disabled children, increasing numbers of parents are seeking overseas medical solutions for their disabled children.From over 2,000 families questioned, in a recent survey, 1 in 4 said that they had searched for treatments abroad.
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UEF study: metabolic syndrome is similar in different age groups

Metabolic risk factors cluster similarly in children and adults, according to a study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland. Furthermore, in adults, the clustering of these risk factors increases the risk of premature death caused by type 2 diabetes, myocardial infarction and cardiovascular diseases.
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Pain and mental health problems in adolescence

For the first time researchers have studied the kind of physical pain that troubles adolescents with different mental health problems.
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Children's diet unaffected by fall in household income, study says

Changes in a family's income do not affect the healthiness of their children's diet, according to a new report. Researchers found that a drop in family income does not trigger a decrease in the amount of fruit and vegetables their children eat. The finding challenges the idea that the healthiness of a diet is directly linked to income levels.
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The long-term effects of childhood obesity on late-life health

Childhood obesity rates have nearly tripled in the previous 30 years and researchers are asking the important question of how this epidemic will impact the future health of these obese children and public health in general.
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