Tag Archives: Childhood

Maternal stress may lead to early childhood obesity, study reveals

The emotional stress and depression a mother goes during and after pregnancy may lead her baby to gain more weight compared to their peers and even cause childhood obesity, a recent study has revealed. The study, conducted by German and American medical experts from Germany’s Charité Medical School and published in the BMC Public Health… Read More »

Key Statistics for Childhood Cancers

Childhood cancers make up less than 1% of all cancers diagnosed each year. About 10,590 children in the United States under the age of 15 will be diagnosed with cancer in 2018. Childhood cancer rates have been rising slightly for the past few decades. Because of major treatment advances in recent decades, more than 80%… Read More »