Tag Archives: Children

Severe allergic reactions rise in children in England over past five years

The number of children being admitted to hospital in England with a severe allergic reaction has risen every year for the past five years. NHS figures show 1,746 children were treated for anaphylactic shock in 2018-19, up from 1,015 in 2013-14. The parents of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, who died in 2016 after eating a baguette containing… Read More »

Health impacts of climate change on children don’t need exaggerating

By Adam Vaughan Children are increasingly protesting about their futureStefan Boness/Panos Pictures A child born today faces far-reaching health impacts from living through a world 4°C warmer than humans have ever experienced, according to a major assessment released today. But the research doesn’t support claims by some climate activists that children may not grow up… Read More »

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 »

Venezuela’s war on children at a ‘breaking point’ over lack of medical care

WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTOS BELOW The cries of millions of children still languishing inside Venezuela all too often go unanswered as the deteriorating conditions and the iron-grip of the Maduro regime has set the stage for once eradicated diseases to run rampant, trauma medicine to vanish, infant mortality to drastically spike, and for simple health skirmishes… Read More »