Posts Tagged ‘Child’

Fighting Fat:US revises school lunch guidelines

Thursday, January 26, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Jan 26, 2012

US schoolchildren are to see healthier foods on their lunch plates under new guidelines designed to address obesity among children. Read more…

Australia: Children with fat fathers at risk of obesity – study

Friday, November 11, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 11,2011

SYDNEY, Nov. 10 — Children with fat fathers are more likely to be obese by age of eight or nine than those with healthy weight fathers, a new study by researchers at Australia’s University of Newcastle found on Thursday. Read more…

Japan:Smaller increase in children’s weight in Fukushima

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 8 ,2011

A survey shows that some children in Fukushima Prefecture have smaller average weight gains this year compared to the year before. A pediatrician says the results indicate the negative effects of the nuclear plant accident in

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Japan:Thyroid checkups begin for Fukushima children

Monday, October 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 10,2011

The Fukushima prefectural government has begun thyroid examinations for children in an effort to assess the health impact of the nuclear accident.

The examinations will cover around 360,000 youths aged 18 or younger as of April 1st. Read more…

Japan:Infants to be tested for radiation exposure

Thursday, September 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 15,2011

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Somalia:Fadlan u Gargaar Ilmo Yar oo Aan Xanuunkiisa Dalka Wax looga qaban Karin – SAWIRRO

Friday, August 26, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 26,2011        

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Somalia:Nearly 30,000 infant deaths in Somalia famine

Friday, August 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 5,2011

The US government says the drought and famine in southern Somalia have killed nearly 30,000 infants in the past 90 days.

An official of the US Agency for International Development reported this at a Read more…

Somalia:Maleeshiyaad Ilmo yar ku dilay deegaan hoos yimaada Gaalkacyo

Thursday, June 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 16,2011
Maleeshiyaad hubeeysan ayaa saaka dad xoolo dhaqato ah ku dilay deegaan ka tirsan Gobolka Mudug.

Maleeshiyaadkan ayaa la sheegay in deegaanka lagu raftay oo Read more…