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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites: cool indoor temperatures stimulate the growth of healthy brown fat

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:41am by Jeanette Wang

    ... says. Researchers compared 116 adults who suffered malnutrition growing up in Jamaica to 45 men and women who were adequately fed as children.   Women make the pace Women suffering from heart ... "Metabolism is affected by cyclical rhythms within the body that relate to sleeping, waking and light exposure."   Fertility troubles linked to psychiatric disorders in children Children born ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:51am by Jeanette Wang

    ... a silver charm bracelet for children, with profits from the sales going towards the charity's cancer fund. Called The Gift of Mini Hope, the bracelet costs HK$450 and comes in pink, light ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 10:18am by Jeanette Wang

    ...   Manga message bears fruit Japanese comic art, manga, could help promote a healthier diet among children, finds a pilot study done in two New York after-school programmes. Nearly 60 minority ... offered the choice between fruit or an energy-dense snack (such as cookies and crisps). Sixty-one per cent of children in the comic group chose the healthy snack versus 35 per cent of the control ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 11:01am by Jeanette Wang

    ... and Immunology. Researchers studied 513 pregnant women in Germany, and their 526 children. Questionnaires were done during pregnancy and regularly till the children were age five. Three in five families ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 10:36pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and the National Survey of Children’s Health.   More vitamin D produces stronger babies Children are likely to have stronger muscles ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 11:23am by Jeanette Wang

    ... by Britain's Food Standards Agency and published in Paediatrics, tracked 1,140 infants from birth.   Stay healthy with TV breaks Children who spend a lot of time in front of the television, playing ... for type two diabetes and cardiovascular disease in more than 500 children in Quebec with a family history of obesity and who were between the ages of eight and 11. Using an accelerometer to gather ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 09:06pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... The researchers exposed 16-month-olds to 14 non-solid objects, mostly food and drinks and gave them made-up words, such as "dax" or "kiv". A minute later, they asked the children ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 08:42am by Jeanette Wang

    ... pregnant Women with asthma could take longer to conceive, but ultimately produce the same number of children as non-asthmatic women, according to a new Danish study in the European Respiratory ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 07:19pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Light sleepers There's a new factor in childhood weight gain: sleep. Published in the Pediatrics journal, a three-week study involved 37 children aged eight to 11, a quarter of whom were overweight. In week one, they slept their usual amount. In week two, they were randomly assigned to sleep more or less. In the final week, they were ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... billion quart (5.7 billion litres) of clean drinking water. The non-profit programme, called Children's Safe Drinking Water, aims to produce 1.9 billion litres of clean water every year ...




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