Tag Archives: children

Vitamin D Deficiency Is More Prevalent In Obese Children

Previous research has found higher rates of vitamin D deficiency in obese communities and lower vitamin D levels have been associated with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The mechanisms by which obesity and its co morbidities are associated with vitamin D deficiency are unknown. This research looked at associations between dietary habits and vitamin… Read More »

How you live affects your sperm – and perhaps your future children too

By Michael Le Page Children can feel long-term effects from their father’s behaviourNoemi Siccardi/EyeEm/Getty Would-be dads take note. Lifestyle choices from smoking to exercise to wearing tight underpants lead to subtle changes in your sperm that may affect the health and behaviour of your children. “What a man does throughout his life has an impact… Read More »

How to Ensure Good Dental Hygiene in Children

Oral health and dental hygiene are one of the biggest factors in the overall health and well-being of a child. However, oral health is often overlooked or misunderstood by parents and it can lead to problems for their children. Infections, loss of teeth, discolouration and bad positioning can be the worst consequences of poor practice… Read More »