A new study on the digestion of milk could lead to the development of new formulas for premature babies, weight loss drinks and potentially new drug delivery systems.
Substantial proportions of parents chose urgent care or emergency department visits when their sick children were excluded from attending child care, according to a new study by University of...
Researchers have created a computer algorithm that can analyze photos of faces and diagnose which children have a rare genetic disorder, such as Down syndrome or progeria.
Evidence shows physically fit children do better at schoolwork. Now, a new study suggests cardiorespiratory and motor ability in particular may boost kids' academic performance.
Young people who use sunbeds and tanning booths may be especially vulnerable to developing BCC, a common type of skin cancer, at an early age, according to a new study.
One of the deadliest forms of paediatric brain tumour, Group 3 medulloblastoma, is linked to a variety of large-scale DNA rearrangements which all have the same overall effect on specific genes...
A cancer diagnosis affects the whole family, and a significant number of children of cancer patients may be at risk for emotional and behavioral problems.
Teens who use menthol cigarettes smoke more cigarettes per day than their peers who smoke non-menthols, says a new study.
A web-based program for teen drivers appears to improve driving performance and quality supervised practice time before teens are licensed.
A new study by researchers from UC-Davis finds that the closer a woman lives to pesticide sites during pregnancy, the higher the risk of having a child with autism.
A new mobile app developed by researchers at the Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI) at BC Children's Hospital and the University of British Columbia can measure respiratory rate in children...
What social skills does a three-year-old bring to interactions with a new peer partner?
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have discovered how an important "on" switch is attached to the machinery that cells rely on to adapt thousands of proteins to meet changing...
A University of Central Florida research team has developed a facial recognition tool that promises to be useful in rapidly matching pictures of children with their biological parents and in...
A child is more likely to experience emotional and behavioral problems following a parent’s cancer diagnosis if the family is dysfunctional, new research finds.
A new series published in The Lancet stresses the importance of midwifery services in saving the lives of millions of expectant mothers and their newborns worldwide.
People with musical training show higher executive brain function than those without musical training, according to a new study by researchers from Boston Children's Hospital.
Individuals with a history of childhood abuse have less gray matter in certain brain areas, compared with those who have not experienced child maltreatment, a new study suggests.
New research reveals that children who adhere to a Mediterranean diet are less likely to be overweight or obese, compared with kids with low adherence to the diet.
The fact that a child does not increase the size of shoe or clothes with age could be an indicator of a growth disorder known as Stunted Growth syndrome, which occurs when a person has a height...