Tag Archives: Child

Melinda Gates urges backing for 'human capital' of mother and child health

LONDON (Reuters) – Millions of women and babies could avoid untimely deaths if international donors step up to replenish a global health fund so it can expand to 50 countries, the philanthropist Melinda Gates said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Melinda Gates makes remarks during a panel discussion… Read More »

Child mental health referrals up 26% in five years, says report

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The number of referrals to Camhs has increased by over a quarter in five years, according to a report The number of referrals to child and adolescent mental health services in England has increased by 26% over the past five years, Education Policy Institute (EPI) research suggests. Its report also… Read More »

Does your child have fatty liver disease? The doctor’s guide

A staggering 34 percent of obese children now suffer from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) new research found. We consulted Dr Daniel Fenton for more information Liver disease is not exactly something you would associate with children, right? But according to an article published this week in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease… Read More »