Kids' Health News

The roots of illiteracy in working memory

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.

Nanoparticles used to enhance chemotherapy

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.

Alcohol ads in magazines 'target' the under-21s

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.