Posts Tagged ‘children’
Never too late to start exercising, but the sooner the better. A new study from the University of Illinois says that physically active children tend to be smarter and have better memories than those who do not exercise. Do you want your kids have better grades in school? Well then, send them to gym class.
That exercise improves memory is not new. However, this research has found that the effects of physical activity are already being felt in childhood, as the child’s brain develops well if they exercise.
After analyzing the brains of 49 children aged between 9 and 10 years through magnetic resonance imaging, concluded that the hippocampus, one of the most important structures of the human brain is 12% larger in active children. Consequently, these children had higher scores on memory tests.
Prof. Art Kramer, a leader of this research, says the results are very important for everyone to become aware of how good it is to exercise early. Thus, all parents and schools should take priority and encourage physical activity in children.
As you saw, exercise is as important as studying for school children are held.
For more arguments or discussions you had during childhood and youth, you know perfectly well you love your dear sister and you could not live without it. Also, did you know that sisters have improved mental health?
A study by Brigham Young University found that the good relations between brothers, sisters especially women, has positive effects on our mind, so much to help combat stress. This study again demonstrates the importance of emotions and feelings on health.
All we have ever jumped scared of bed after a bad dream. Sometimes we dream things so bad that we suddenly wake up sweaty and anxious, scared, nervous and anxiety until, luckily, we realize that it was all a dream. These dreams, whose images represent undesirable or unpleasant situations we are called nightmares.
While we’ve all had a nightmare once, especially when we were kids, you might be surprised to know that there are people who can not stop suffering. In this case, we speak of a specific disorder parasomnia or sleep behavior that makes the person feel afraid to go to bed, every night believing that sentence to a bad dream.
Summer ends, and most people already have been reintegrated into the productive life of citizens, but many others are still on holiday with their children. The time sometimes comes back with an extra ingredient which we talk post holiday syndrome.
This mismatch with the obligations and responsibilities, may create a few headaches, which simply translates into a low work performance, fatigue and stress. Not only adults suffer from post holiday syndrome, children also suffer and it is good prevention.
Unfortunately, no one is free from stress does not discriminate on gender, race, socioeconomic position, religion, personal interests and certainly not age. Concerns about job search and work pressure in adults has its pair when it comes to school stress in children.
We were all children once and we remember those distant times when we cried when we had to leave our toys to make the impossible math homework. Not to mention when, a little larger, we face the challenge of studying history and geography lessons for the first test of school and trying the best qualifications for Mom and Dad congratulated us.
Mean malnutrition (poor nutrition) and its interpretation follows the absence of a balanced diet, but the lack of food, which until people body, leading to the suffering health problems.
It does not represent malnutrition measuring the volume of people eat or failure in dealing with food. It is medically tested malnutrition not eat adequate amounts of protein and energy and other nutrients and also examine injury or disease infection. The food situation for any person who is a product of complex interactions between the food we eat and the state of public health and the environment in which we live and summarized in three words: lack of malnutrition: Food – Health – Care are the pillars of good health.
Pass your exams first!
New zealand researchers have explored the links in the longer term. They observed the fate of more than 1 000 children born between 1972 and 1973, focusing on their school careers. They made two findings on the consequences of the abuse of television:
• The TV in childhood (between 5 and 11 years) is linked to failure to complete a university;
• The television during adolescence (between 13 and 15 years) increases the risk of leaving school without any qualifications.
In the first case, it seems to deny the positive impact of television for over three years. In the longer term, the effect seems deleterious.
As for problems during adolescence, the explanation seems simple: the result of watching too much television night certainly revisions and homework …
Should we deprive children of TV? Recent discoveries suggest that this may slow down learning … and reduce the chances of academic success! How to live in harmony with the small screen. Read before you zap!
The eternal debate about the influence of television in children has been revived by American researchers and New Zealand. This time, there is no violence or overweight; scientists are interested in the influence of television on the intellect.
Contrary to popular belief, children are not always spared by high cholesterol. In recent years, the increase in childhood obesity still darkens the picture. What is the relationship between these two evils? How to prevent? Find some answers. Affecting mainly adults, excess blood cholesterol can sometimes affect the health of children.
Beware of familial hypercholesterolaemia
In children, the discovery of a high cholesterol remains infrequent.
Faced with moderate hypercholesterolemia, simple dietary measures are recommended. From a medical point of view, only the cholestyramine is permitted before the end of puberty. A management classic takes over in early adulthood.
We all know about the Pokemon madness which invaded France. Children no longer drop their console or their cards and do not miss a single episode of the cartoon. However, this worldwide success was a major setback. In 1997, 618 Japanese teenagers were hospitalized after watching an episode of the adventures of Pikachu. A succession of lightning had caused crises called photosensitive epilepsy. This situation can it appear today in France?
Remember, it was Tuesday, December 16, 1997. More than half of Japanese youth awaiting episode 37 of their favorite series: the Pokemon. After 20 minutes, the scene of the cartoon unfolds: Pikachu deck his opponent with a succession of flashes red and blue. And there is drama: 11 000 Japanese teenagers are victims of ailments, 618 must be hospitalized due to seizures of convulsions.