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New mobile phone app could enable early identification of treatable growth disorders

A ground-breaking new, mobile phone app, 'GrowthMonitor' places the accurate measurement of children's height in the hands of parents and carers. Preliminary data to be presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference in Edinburgh suggests that the app could reliably identify treatable growth disorders, much earlier, with significant improvements in child health. Childhood growth […]

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Why Kids Might Reject Sugar-Free Halloween Candy

Trick-or-treaters may not be so easily be tricked into loving sugar-free treats, thanks to taste buds hard-wired to seek calorie-containing sweets, a new study suggests. Taste isn’t all about choosing peanut butter cups over jellybeans. Since earliest humanity, our sense of taste has helped us detect salty, sweet, sour, savory, and bitter so that we […]