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.
Women who had prenatal and infant/toddler nurse visits at home were less likely to die than women who did not and children whose mothers were visited by nurses were less likely to have died by age...
The wide disparities between average size of newborns in different countries was assumed to be caused by race. A new study suggests other factors have greater influence.
Pediatric patients with intestinal failure often need gastrostomy tubes, or feeding tubes inserted into an opening created in the stomach, for long-term nutrition.
The number of babies being readmitted to hospital in their first year has decreased by over 10%in New South Wales, according to research published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
A new study finds that 18% of adolescents use hookahs, also known as water pipes. Researchers say the findings are worrying, as many health risks have been linked to the activity.
Adults who have dyslexia are much more likely to report they were physically abused before they turned 18 than their peers without dyslexia, according to a new study from researchers at the...
In lab tests, Brown University researchers have found that adipose-derived stem cells, which can generate bone tissue, appear resistant to the toxicity of the chemotherapy drug methotrexate, which...
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen and the Copenhagen University Hospital have identified a particular genetic mutation that may cause parkinsonism in young people.
Cognitive behavioral therapy in addition to medication improves the long-term success of treatment for children and adolescents suffering from depression, a new UT Southwestern Medical Center study...