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Later Affects of Childhood Bullying

Childhood bullying can continue to damage mental and physical health long into adulthood, a new study that was reported in The Independent said. The study suggested victims were more likely to suffer from depression, ill-health and even joblessness up to 40 years later. According to researchers from Kings College London, the negative impact of bullying on […]



Asthma 1

Asthma is a chronic disease in which sufferers have repeated attacks of difficulty in breathing and coughing. There seems to be an increase in the amount of asthma all over the world, especially in children. Asthmatics tend to be sensitive to various types of irritants in the atmosphere that can trigger this contraction response from […]

Nosebleeds 2

What is a Nosebleed? A nosebleed – more formally called epistaxis – can occur without any obvious cause. The blood usually comes out through just one nostril, although it may affect both. Causes and Risk Factors Many nosebleeds are idiopathic – that is there is no obvious cause, or the cause is unknown. But in […]




Poor concentration, hyperactivity and learning difficulties are some signs that a child or adult might have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). What is ADHD? Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common childhood-onset behavioural disorder. Those affected have a greatly reduced ability to maintain attention without being distracted, to control what they’re doing or […]