Kids' Health News

Nanoparticles used to enhance chemotherapy

University of Georgia researchers have developed a new formulation of cisplatin, a common chemotherapy drug, that significantly increases the drug's ability to target and destroy cancerous cells.

Alcohol ads in magazines 'target' the under-21s

In spite of a voluntary advertising code designed to protect young people, 18-20-year-olds are the most-targeted age group for popular drinks brands in magazines, study finds.

Adipose-derived stem cells resist chemo drug

In lab tests, Brown University researchers have found that adipose-derived stem cells, which can generate bone tissue, appear resistant to the toxicity of the chemotherapy drug methotrexate, which...

TV gives children a 'bad example' on food

Assessing the frequency and type of food and drink portrayals in children’s TV, researchers have found programs to be a bad influence on kids, failing to set a healthy example.

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