Children who live on farms that produce milk run one-tenth the risk of developing allergies as other rural children.
Working memory in children is linked strongly to reading and academic achievement, a new study from the University of Luxembourg and partner Universities from Brazil* has shown.
A new study from Colorado School of Public Health shows that despite some modest improvements, poor oral health remains a major problem in the Navajo Nation and among American Indians overall.
Crohn's and other inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs) can be painful and debilitating. There are no known cures for these diseases, but the symptoms can be managed.
The protein that is mutated in Huntington's disease is critical for wiring the brain in early life, according to a new Duke University study.
Maternal inflammation as indicated by the presence in maternal blood of early gestational C-reactive protein - an established inflammatory biomarker - appears to be associated with greater risk for...
A nationwide study of more than 40,000 children evaluated in hospital emergency departments for head trauma found that if children had only loss of consciousness, and no other signs or symptoms...
New estimates indicate that over 650 000 children develop tuberculosis (TB) every year in the 22 countries with a high burden of the disease (HBCs)* - almost 25% higher than the total number of new...
The number of children with atopic dermatitis, often referred to as eczema, is on the rise. Some estimate that one in five children in the U.S. now suffers from the painful, itchy skin condition.
Infant toenails are a reliable way to estimate arsenic exposure before birth, a Dartmouth College study shows.The findings appear in the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology.
Dating during the teen years takes a violent turn for nearly 1 in 6 young people, a new study finds, with both genders reporting acts like punching, pulling hair, shoving, and throwing things.
University of Georgia researchers have developed a new formulation of cisplatin, a common chemotherapy drug, that significantly increases the drug's ability to target and destroy cancerous cells.
New research from the UK finds that about half of genes that influence a child's reading ability can also affect their math capability.
Maternity care from pregnancy through to toddlerhood reduced death rates for both mothers and children in deprived areas of Memphis, according to a new study.
In an article published in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics the effects of antidepressant drugs on well-being in children and adolescents are analyzed.
It is well documented that children with obese parents are at greater risk for obesity.
GPs are ideally placed to spot early warning signs of child maltreatment and to work with families to prevent them from getting worse, according to a joint report by the Royal College of General...
Only one in five properties in Central Falls, Pawtucket, Providence, and Woonsocket that are covered by Rhode Island's lead hazard mitigation law were in compliance with the statute more than four...
In spite of a voluntary advertising code designed to protect young people, 18-20-year-olds are the most-targeted age group for popular drinks brands in magazines, study finds.
Preterm babies admitted to high volume neonatal units are less likely to die compared to those admitted to low volume units, according to researchers.