Children

Child Development and the implications of tooth decay

Children love to smile, be happy and play with other children – Tooth decay can affect all these areas  Children who have tooth decay can suffer in many areas of child development and they may decide not to smile as they are  self-conscious Speech development Tooth decay leading to tooth extraction can cause overcrowding in …

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Weighing Up the Risks of Obesity

Obesity is a pandemic of its own. Across the world, it has a negative effect on people and their lives. It causes or is associated with multiple medical complications, including 12 kinds of cancer, liver and respiratory disease, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and it substantially shortens life expectancy. Recently it has also come …

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Childhood Malnutrition in the UK: What it is and what can be done to prevent it

Malnutrition is a term which is often associated with less developed countries and not with rich countries like the UK. In reality, this is far from the truth. Malnutrition still affects children and over 65 year old’s greatly in our society, and the situation is being worsened by the current pandemic. Almost 2,500 children were …

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