New case of measles being diagnosed every two HOURS in South Wales epidemicNumber of children infected with virus has hit 765A further 72 have caught infection over past week Experts say epidemic shows no sign of slowing down By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 17:28 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:28 GMT, 16 April 2013 Immunise: The only answer to the measles outbreak A child is being diagnosed with measles every two hours in the South Wales epidemic – with the total now standing at 765.
Middle-class children are MORE likely to be obese than those from poorer backgrounds Findings challenge long-held belief that poorer children more likely to be overweight Girls, in particular, most likely to have a problem Middle-class families have previously been accused of being in 'denial' about unhealthy lifestyles By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 10:09 GMT, 12 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:19 GMT, 12 February 2013 Middle class children, especially girls, are more likely to be obese than their poorer counterparts Middle-class children are more likely to be obese than those from poor families, researchers revealed today.
Parents who bribe fussy eaters are turning their children into junk food addicts by the age of three One in three parents deal with fussy eaters by bribing them with sweetsSixty per cent of parents confessed their child regularly craved sweet treats by the age of threeTwo million schoolchildren are overweight | UPDATED: 17:41 GMT, 27 December 2012 Sixty per cent of toddlers are hooked on chocolate and sweets and their parents are to blame, say experts.
More winter health misery as the flu season kicks off, with schoolchildren worst affected Cases highest in children aged five to 14, says Health Protection AgencyNorth East England appears to be worst affected area of the country Doctors given the green light to prescribe antivirals to those who need themThose in at-risk groups yet to be vaccinated are urged to have flu jab | UPDATED: 10:07 GMT, 21 December 2012 The winter flu season has kicked off, parents have been warned, after an increase in the number of school children falling ill with the infection The flu season has begun, parents have been warned, after an increase in the number of children aged five to 14 falling ill.
Why young girls are getting fatter: They manage just 17 minutes of exercise a day Children only get a third of recommended exercise a dayGirls less active than boys by the age of eight | UPDATED: 00:08 GMT, 21 June 2012 Many young girls only get 17 minutes of exercise a day, research suggests.