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Oral chelation in children with lead poisoning associated with reduced blood lead levels following environmental lead contamination in Zamfara State

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 00:00
Treatment with dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA), an oral chelation agent, was linked to reductions in the amount of lead in blood in young children in Zamfara State, Nigeria following environmental...

Researchers, pediatricians and parents agree that violent media increase child aggression

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 00:00
Majorities of media researchers, parents and pediatricians agree that exposure to violent media can increase aggression in children, according to a new national study.

Bullied gay and bisexual youth benefit from school connectedness

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 00:00
In a study of 951 lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth, those experiencing both cyber and school bullying were most likely to engage in aggressive and suicidal behaviors.

Review of cannabis research since 1993

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 23:00
In the past 20 years recreational cannabis use has grown tremendously, becoming almost as common as tobacco use among adolescents and young adults, and so has the research evidence.

1 in 10 schoolchildren 'require mental health interventions'

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 23:00
Schools have an important part to play in reaching children with mental health problems, argue child psychiatry experts writing in The Lancet.

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