Child Health


16 May 2018

Sharp rise under-11s referred for mental health help

  A new report from the NSPCC indicates that there

Author: Hannah Richardson Read More
17 Mar 2018

Too much TV at age 2 makes for less healthy adolescents

  According to new study from researchers at Université de

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16 Mar 2018

UK ‘lagging’ on health outcomes for babies and young children

  According to the Nuffield Trust and Royal College of

Author: Steve Ford Read More
13 Feb 2018

Children as young as three are self-harming

  There is much concern about the growing number of

Author: Donna Ferguson Read More
13 Jan 2018

Limit children to two sugary snacks a day, parents told

  According to Public Health England (PHE), children in England

Author: Sarah Boseley Read More
12 Dec 2017

‘Stark’ increase in overweight youngsters

  A new study of some 12,000 children aged 7-11

Author: Ian Westbrook Read More
21 Nov 2017

Emotional health in childhood ‘is the key to future happiness’

  Leading 'happiness' expert, Professor Richard Layard, and a team

Author: Jamie Doward Read More
27 Oct 2017

School food: do you know what’s powering your children in the classroom?

  It's no secret that childhood obesity figures are increasingly

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13 Oct 2017

Shocking figures show HUGE leap in self-harm by children as young as FIVE

  According to provisional NHS figures, 1,078 children under 12

Author: Lucy Johnston and Ned Kelly Read More
7 Aug 2017

Summer holidays ‘bad for child health’

  A study by UK Active, has found that during

Author: Henry Bodkin Read More