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Preschoolers eat more when served in bigger helpings

Preschool children in the age group of 4 to 6 years of age will eat as much as they are served// in a single helping. ....New research on pediatric behavior suggests that preschool children eat as much as they are served on their plate in any one time. Till date it was accepted that these children ate depending on how much they had eaten in their last meals, or how calorie rich the last meals wer...

Alarming childhood obesity stats: 1 in 5 pre-schoolers fat

A new study presented at the Royal Australasian College of Physicians' annual scientific meeting in Cairns says that 1 in 5 Australian pre-school children are fat.//..This happens to be the first national snapshot of pre-school children's weight... ..He study is part of the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children with almost 5,000 four to five year olds and another 5,000 babies from every state...

To Use or Not To Use Ritalin for Preschoolers

Ritalin the drug prescribed for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is been prescribed to young children in New Zealand.// .. But Drug agency Pharmac says that prescribing Ritalin to six-year-olds is very dangerous. Ritalin manufacturer Novartis also advises that the drug should not be given to children under six. Australia's parliamentary health secretary Christoph...

Reduced Doses of Medication Beneficial to Preschoolers with ADHD

An exhaustive study, the first of its kind, designed to measure the safety and efficacy of treating preschoolers who suffer attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder// (ADHD) with methylphenidate (Ritalin), has revealed that reduced doses of this medication is beneficial and doesn’t cause harm. The study also revealed that it is important to closely observe preschoolers as they are more sensitive...

Popular ADHD Drug Safe and Effective for Pre-Schoolers

A new study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and five other medical centers concludes that carefully measured, low doses of methylphenidate// (Ritalin) are safe and effective for attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in preschoolers. Investigators warn, however, that 3- to 5-year-olds appear more sensitive to the drug’s side effects, which include irritability...

Preschoolers at Risk

A recent study lead by Rachel Kimbro of the University of Wisconsin has grim news. The number of overweight pre- kindergarten students from poor families is indeed rising.// ..The results published in the American Journal of Public Health have one strange fact though; the majority of fat preschoolers are Hispanic. Thirty-two percent of the white and black children were either overweight or obese...
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