SCIENCE DAILY Health workers and policymakers need to find ways to address poor air quality and lack of exercise among children in China so that children can be more physically active without suffering the health risks caused by exposure to air pollution. 2 months
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More winter-time haze in Beijing with global warming
PHYS.ORG Global warming has boosted the frequency and severity of deadly air pollution peaks in northern China, scientists said Monday. 4 days
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NEWS MEDICAL The World Health Organization reported this month that pollution and environmental risks are responsible for 1.7 million child deaths per year. 24 hours
Study underscores importance of physical activity for developing bone strength in adolescents
NEWS MEDICAL A large prospective study in 309 adolescent boys and girls underscores the importance of physical activity for developing bone strength during growth. 3 days
Exergaming can reduce sedentary time, increase social wellbeing
SCIENCE DAILY Digital gaming has generally been perceived to increase individuals’ sedentary time. According to a new dissertation, gaming can also act as a medium to promote health. Exergaming is a form of digital... 6 days
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Brain inspiration leads to faster, more efficient cybersecurity system
NEWS MEDICAL Cybersecurity is critical -- for national security, corporations and private individuals. Sophisticated cybersecurity systems excel at finding "bad apples" in computer networks, but they lack the computing power to identify... 3 days
Fingerprint' technique spots frog populations at risk from pollution
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Lancaster University have found a way to detect subtle early warning signs that reveal a frog population is at risk from pollution. 11 hours
Patients with pulmonary embolism experience long term limitations to physical stamina
NEWS MEDICAL A multi-centre clinical study, led by Dr. Susan Kahn at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH), determined that nearly half of the patients who suffer a pulmonary embolism (PE) -- a... 3 days
Food insecurity in early childhood linked to young children's skills in kindergarten
SCIENCE DAILY In the United States, estimates show that a substantial number of children under age 5 live in households that are food insecure. That means... 3 days
Mysterious 'Plastic Plankton' Art Exhibit Reveals Extent of Ocean Pollution
LIVE SCIENCE A new book publishing in May will reveal the extent of plastic pollution in the ocean in stunning photographic images of ethereal plastic "plankton." 5 days
Engineering team develops novel nanofibre solution for clean, fresh air
SCIENCE DAILY A research team has successfully concocted a novel nanofiber solution that creates thin, see-through air filters that can remove up to 90 per cent of PM2.5 particles and... 4 days
Regular exercise linked to slower HRQL and mobility decline in PD patients
NEWS MEDICAL Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive condition that often results in mobility impairments and can lead to decreased health-related quality of life (HRQL) and death. There... 1 day
Researchers develop way to adjust BMI values for children of different ethnicities
NEWS MEDICAL BMI is the most widely-used measure of obesity in children, but the existing 'one-size fits all' standards don't provide accurate readings for UK South... 2 days
Engineering team develops novel nanofibre solution for clean, fresh air
PHYS.ORG A research team from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has successfully concocted a novel nanofibre solution that creates thin, see-through air filters that can remove up to... 4 days
Largest survey to date of patient and family experience at US children's hospitals
SCIENCE DAILY A survey of more than 17,000 parents of hospitalized children gives mixed responses about the quality of the inpatient experience at 69... 2 days
OTUD6B gene mutations cause intellectual and physical disability
SCIENCE DAILY Mutations of the OTUD6B gene result in a spectrum of physical and intellectual deficits, an international team of researchers has discovered. 2 hours
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SPACE.COM The United Launch Alliance rocket blasted off from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on March 18, 2017. It was carrying... 6 days
Long-term limitations imposed on patients with pulmonary embolism
SCIENCE DAILY Nearly half of the patients who suffer a pulmonary embolism (PE) -- a blood clot in the lung -- experience long term limitations to their capacity for physical activity and that this... 4 days
Lack of staffing, funds prevent marine protected areas from realizing full potential
SCIENCE DAILY Marine protected areas (MPAs) are an increasingly popular strategy for protecting marine biodiversity, but a new global study demonstrates that widespread lack of personnel... 2 days
White families with children drawn to less diverse neighborhoods, schools
PHYS.ORG White families with children continue to live in predominantly white neighborhoods, in part to send their children to predominantly white schools, according to a new study on racial... 1 day
OTUD6B gene mutations linked to physical and intellectual deficits
NEWS MEDICAL An international team of researchers from institutions around the world, including Baylor College of Medicine, has discovered that mutations of the OTUD6B gene result in a spectrum of physical and... 20 hours
Transport systems face disruption by extreme weather
SCIENCE DAILY Extreme weather conditions due to climate change pose a new threat to aging infrastructure, and authors of a new report, we need to be better prepared. 4 days
UN body urges China to act as bird flu deaths spike
PHYS.ORG The UN's food agency on Friday urged China to step up efforts to contain and eliminate a strain of bird flu which has killed scores of... 1 week
Scientific discovery may change treatment of Parkinson
SCIENCE DAILY When monitoring Parkinson's disease, SPECT imaging of the brain is used for acquiring information on the dopamine activity. A new study shows that the dopamine activity observed in SPECT imaging does not reflect the... 2 days
Study finds reductions in volume of gray matter in the brains of children with obstructive sleep apnea
NEWS MEDICAL A study comparing children between 7 and 11 years of age who have moderate... 1 week
China's economic growth could help other developing countries
PHYS.ORG Research published today examines China's recent successful economic growth and how this could be applied to help other developing countries grow their economies. 3 days
Children born to older mothers are at an advantage, report researchers
NEWS MEDICAL Children of older mothers experience fewer behavioral, social and emotional problems, according to a new study. 1 day
Sleep apnea in children may stunt brain development
MNT A recent study investigated the effects of obstructive sleep apnea on children's brains. The results demonstrate a worrying reduction in gray matter. 7 days
Chicago-based group brings smiles to deaf Syrian children
ABC NEWS Chicago-based charity tries to help hard-of-hearing Syrian refugee children and their parents in Lebanon 4 days
Opinion: What 'masochistic' wearable tech says about desire for choice
PHYS.ORG In 2015, consumers bought three million wearable fitness trackers in the United Kingdom alone. Most of this technology is benign, marketed as a tool to inform people of... 5 days
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