Health

Indulgent grandparents ‘bad for children’s health’

Indulgent grandparents may be having an adverse impact on their grandchildren’s health, say researchers. The University of Glasgow study,¬†published in PLOS One journal, suggests grandparents are often inclined to treat and overfeed children. The study also found some were smoking in front of their grandchildren and not giving them sufficient exercise. But Maureen Lipman, a […]

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Depression link between fathers and teenage children, says study

Depression in fathers, as well as mothers, has an impact on children despite mothers often being the focus when treating adolescent depression, a study suggests. The University College London (UCL) report looked at 14,000 families in the UK and Ireland. It said both parents had a role to play in preventing teenage depression. The researchers […]