Picky eating among children may not be just a passing phase but could flag potential concerns such as depression and anxiety, a study released found. According to the Duke Medicine report in the journal Pediatrics, more than 20 percent of children aged 2-6 are picky eaters. It was in these subsets -- kids who are moderately or severely fussy about the foods they eat -- that scientists found greater occurrence of mental health issues such as clinical depression or anxiety.
By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares cautiously nudged into positive territory on Tuesday after downbeat economic data pressured Wall Street ahead of a key U.S. jobs report that could provide important clues to the timing of the Federal Reserve's interest rate increase. Crude oil prices firmed after plunging overnight, with U.S. crude adding about 0.7 percent to $45.49 a barrel. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was slightly higher, while Japan's Nikkei stock index slipped 0.2 percent, after breaking a three-day winning streak in the previous session.