Kids' Health News

Childhood obesity: is it being taken seriously?

Childhood obesity has soared in the past 3 decades, meaning more children are at risk of obesity-related illnesses. But is the condition still overlooked? We investigate.

Increasing MMR uptake by most cost-effective means

Giving parents access to a website containing information about the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine is the most cost-effective way of increasing its uptake, new University of Leeds research...

Mothers transfer fear to their babies through odors

In a rat study, researchers identified the specific brain area where fear transmission settles during early days of life, by showing how mothers transfer fears to babies via odors.

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