Kids' Health News

Delay in implementation of proposed children's study

A study that would track the health of 100,000 babies to age 21 has been put on hold following the release of an assessment report by the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine (IOM).

Reproductive pathway linked to obesity

People and mice with mutations in a specific signaling pathway, known as kisspeptin, suffer reproductive effects such as delayed puberty and infertility.