Kids' Health News

Child abuse data collection needs consistent parameters

The incidence of child maltreatment may have been inaccurately reported due to inconsistency in the data from child protection agencies and variations in legislation from state to state, according...

Aiming for a generation free of HIV-1

In light of the recent news that HIV has been detected in the Mississippi baby previously thought to have been cured of the disease, researchers are assessing how to help those born to HIV-infected...

Segregated schools detrimental for first graders

A groundbreaking study from the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute has found that African-American students in first grade experience smaller gains in reading when they attend segregated...

The brains of premature infants can catch up years later

There's some good news for parents of preterm babies - latest research from the University of Adelaide shows that by the time they become teenagers, the brains of many preterm children can perform...

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