Kids' Health News

Why are teens fearless?

Three new studies appearing in Teenage Brains: Think Different?, a special issue of the journal Developmental Neuroscience, offer unprecedented insights into brain mechanisms that may predispose...

New pediatric nutrition screening tool

Pediatric inpatients with poor nutrition are at greater risk for problems with their immune systems, physical and cognitive development, and clinical outcomes.

Correct seat belt use saves children's lives

9 out of 10 children are seriously or fatally injured in traffic accidents because they are incorrectly restrained or because of loose objects in cars.

Monthly treatment reduces malaria risk in young children

A year-round preventive drug treatment substantially reduces young children's risk of contracting malaria and poses no serious risk of adverse events, according to a study by researchers funded by...