Parents Daily News Roundup
FDA: Shortage of Kids’ Cancer Drug Can Be Averted
The Food and Drug Administration has managed to avert a “crisis” for children with cancer by preventing a looming shortage of a lifesaving drug, officials announced Tuesday.
1 in 4 Children Malnourished, Global Report Says
Five children around the world die every minute because of chronic malnutrition, according to a report released Wednesday that also said that almost half a billion children risk are at risk of permanent damage over the next 15 years.
Severe Morning Sickness Linked to Preterm Births
In some women, morning sickness might be an indicator of more serious later-pregnancy complications, including preterm delivery, a new study says.
Obese Children Outgrowing Kids’ Clothing and Furniture
As children are getting bigger, their clothing, their furniture and other objects that support their weight must also expand.
Anti-Obesity Campaigns May Be Harmful to Some Healthy Children, Scientists Warn
Doctors have started treating a new type of eating disorder and warn aggressive anti-obesity campaigns may be harmful to some healthy children.