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Sleep is vital to wellbeing, but children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often have trouble drifting off.
Mutations in patients disrupt cellular transportAcute liver failure is a rare yet life-threatening disease for young children.
An emergency room rapid response plan for children can help diagnose stroke symptoms quickly, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
Researchers find children with autism have different sniff responses to those without the disorder and suggest a 'sniff test' could be used to diagnose autism early.
Researchers have found that children participating in extracurricular sporting activities are more likely to follow rules and remained focused in the classroom.
Statement addresses scientific advances, ethical questions, and implementationThe American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Workgroup on Pediatric Genetic and Genomic Testing has issued a...
Scientists have identified a group of genetic mutations in patients with aplastic anemia, which likely will help doctors optimize treatment for this rare and deadly blood condition.
Researchers at Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital have completed the first clinical trial of a new treatment for children suffering from neuroblastoma.
Teenagers between 13 and 18 are being treated more with antipsychotics, and mostly for conditions that do not involve psychosis, study suggests.
But more robust research is needed to identify best approachChildren with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may be successfully supported in classrooms through strategies that do...
As summer unfolds, more children are playing outdoors, and taking to the streets on bicycles, scooter, skates and skateboards.
AMA President, Professor Brian Owler, said the establishment today of the Office of the Children's e-Safety Commissioner is an important step to increase the online safety of Australian children.
A new study from Indiana University provides evidence in mice that males may play a positive role in the development of offspring's brains starting before pregnancy.
Researchers found mice exposed to antibiotics commonly used in early childhood experienced changes to gut bacteria, as well as increased weight gain and larger bone development.
Obese adolescent women were found less likely to use contraception than their peers with healthy weights, with those that did use contraception less likely to use it consistently.
In a new systematic review appearing this week in PLOS Medicine, Meghan Bohren and colleagues of the WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research, including HRP, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg...
New study from Population and Development Review finds rising need, reassurancesThere has been much recent discussion in the press of the plight of the so-called "sandwich generation," that is...
No new screening studies identifiedIt remains unclear whether a special ophthalmological examination of all children younger than 6 years (and potential follow-up treatments) would reduce the...
Many hospitals lack the resources and patient volume to employ a round-the-clock, neonatal intensive care specialist to treat their youngest and sickest patients.
Study suggests that shrinking capacity in programs is a result of this lack of interestWhile the number of graduates from family or adult nurse practitioner programs continues to rise, student...