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A new study measured rises in levels of oxytocin - the 'love hormone' responsible for maternal bonding - in both dogs and owners when they gaze into each others eyes.
Children in Glasgow can become socialised into the city's gang culture from as young as 12 years old, new research says.
Sleep disordered breathing can hamper memory processes in children, according to a new study.
E-cigarettes are popular with teens, including those who have never smoked, but few of those who try them become regular users, with most of those who do so also being smokers, finds research by...
Adults who have ADHD are much more likely to report they were sexually and physically abused before they turned 16 than their peers without ADHD, according to a new study from researchers at the...
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can develop symptoms before 2 years of age and usually can be diagnosed by 3 years of age; early identification of ASD is associated with improved...
Adolescence is a time of frequent and intense emotional experiences, but some youth handle their emotions better than others. Why do some young people react adaptively while others ruminate?
Preschoolers and school-age children who are good at identifying what others want, think, and feel are more popular in school than their peers who aren't as socially adept.
A new review finds children who take part in school-based programs designed to help prevent sexual abuse are more likely to report experiencing it currently or in the past.
This century's increase in addiction issues among U.S. youth may be related to their developmental need to fit in, particularly youth with social anxiety disorder (SAD), which could exacerbate the...
The sound, light and temperature levels in paediatric hospital wards often vary, highlighting the lack of consistent environmental standards, according to a new study.
Across two new studies, Johns Hopkins and Oregon State researchers identify epigenetic variations associated with ASD in parental sperm and assess diagnosis time for ASD children.