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Family breakdown and the insecure financial situation that may result is more likely to cause worry, anxiety and depressive symptoms in adolescents who are separated from their father, says...
Prompted by a rise in children's eye injuries from toy guns, eye doctors urge parents to prioritize their kids' eye safety when buying toys over the holidays.
Team led by University of Leicester identifies areas for improvement for NHS Trusts and Health Boards.
Interactions between three brain networks that help people pay attention are weaker than normal in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a new study from the Stanford...
FOCUS helps participants cope with the many stresses of multiple deployments and combat-related injuries.Across the U.S.
A non-invasive, low cost blood test that could help doctors diagnose some types of malignant childhood tumour has been developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge and Addenbrooke's...
What factors inhibit strong responses to seasonal flu vaccines in the elderly? Why do anti-flu antibodies last longer after vaccination in some people?
It has been estimated that if every nutritional measure known to be helpful were applied to every child in the world, global malnutrition would be decreased by only a third.
A social and emotional skills intervention developed to help children recover from the trauma of natural disasters is being adapted to help young Syrian refugees heal their psychological wounds.
Everyone knows that children love sweets, but ever wonder why some kids seem to want more sugary food than others? It could be because they need more sugar to get that same sweet taste.
Cartoon characters are often used to market so-called junk food to children.
A childhood family breakup can have long-term negative consequences for the children.
A new study suggests applying olive or sunflower oil to the skin of healthy newborns may delay growth of the barrier that prevents water loss and blocks allergens and infections.
Johns Hopkins scientists find overload of one gene hinders peripheral nervous system.
Majority of parents take control at routine visits, may impede teens' health care independence.
What is happening in week 22 of your pregnancy? Your baby is the size of a small doll and their grip is growing stronger and stronger.
Diagnosing fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is important to help children and adults, and their families, who have the disorder.
Using olive or sunflower oil on new born babies' skin damages the barrier which prevents water loss and blocks allergens and infections, new research led by The University of Manchester has found.
Although cannabis is increasingly suggested as a treatment for certain paediatric health conditions, evidence is lacking about the overall effect on children.
Fruit flies exposed to large amounts of green tea showed impaired reproductive function and development in a new study, raising concerns about excessive consumption in humans.