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Daily News Roundup

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Goody Blog Daily News RoundupAlienated youths are more likely to lash out: Researchers in the Netherlands found that some children are more likely than others to lash out in response to acute peer rejection: children who already feel like outcasts. [Medical News Today]

Education program developed for preventing antisocial behavior in 3-year-old children:
University of Granada researchers have developed a pioneer intervention program aimed at 3-year-old children that helps in preventing antisocial behavior in adulthood. In its first year of implementation, the program – named Aprender a convivir – achieved that 90% of participating children interacted more actively with their peers, and that 86% reduced symptoms such as anxiety/depression, somatization, poor emotional reactivity, shyness, and social isolation. [Medical News Today]

Young people with mental health problems at risk of falling through ‘gap’ in care services: Many young people with mental health problems are at risk of falling through a huge gap in provision when they move from adolescent to adult care services, according to new research from the University of Warwick. [Science Daily]

Taking time: Children pay price for underemployment: Crazy work schedules, children in need of tutoring, and dinner in need of cooking, all plague the overworked and underemployed parent of today. In searching to find balance among their work schedules, financial obligations and family, many underemployed parents must juggle these responsibilities and find time for their children. [Anniston Star]

Mammography, vaccines still raise questions in consumers’ minds: “One from Norway found a much smaller effect of mammography than earlier studies, even among older women who usually benefit more. Authors say mammography may reduce the breast cancer death rate by only 2 percent. Another study from Denmark found mammography screening had no effect in reducing breast cancer deaths. A third study out of Sweden is the most relevant to the U.S. debate over mammography for women under 50. It concludes that regular screening reduces breast cancer deaths by as much as 29 percent – nearly twice as much as the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force calculates. So mammography studies are still all over the place” (Knox, 10/11). [Medical News Today]

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