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Adverse Childhood Experiences, ACEs, linked to household food insecurityThe roots of children's hunger today may stretch back, in part, to the past childhood trauma of their caregivers.
Scientists have found some of the strongest evidence yet that musical training in younger years can prevent the decay in speech listening skills in later life.
Environmental factors like mode of delivery and duration of gestation may affect how infants' gut bacteria mature, and that rate could help predict later body fat, international researchers from the...
Health and human performance research focuses on 4 risk factorsFood insecurity creates a host of unhealthy consequences. The roads leading there can be very different.
An international report looking at half a million adolescents finds that, despite rising wealth among high-income countries, the gap in health between rich and poor has widened.
Pregnancy outcomes appear to be similar for women who undergo kidney transplants as children or adults, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics.
The National Institutes of Health has launched a subsite of DS-Connect: The Down Syndrome Registry for researchers, clinicians, and other professionals with a scientific interest in Down syndrome...
Although there's no scientific definition of picky eating, parents say they know it when they see it.
Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a congenital disease which causes muscle degeneration and eventual death in teenagers.
The standard treatment for newborns whose brains were deprived of oxygen appears to work better than proposed alternatives, according to a study from a National Institutes of Health research...
Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) is delighted to have received a substantial three year grant from the Scottish Government to continue its health intervention project, Action Meningitis, in...
Precision medicine is getting a jump-start from a new national initiative announced in President Obama's State of the Union message.
Decreases in short-term memory, IQ, altered brain metabolic ratios in urban APOE4 children exposed to air pollution
A new study by researchers at the Universities of Montana, Carleton, and North Carolina, and the Centro de Ciencias de la Atmosfera, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, heightens concerns over...
In a study to be presented on Feb. 5 in an oral concurrent session at 1:15 p.m.
Researchers have found that children abandoned at birth and raised in institutions are at an increased risk of developing social communication difficulties and symptoms of autism.
Calls for enhanced disability training as quarter of Brits lack confidence communicating with disabled kids
Disability experts are calling on UK employers to support their workforce to be disability aware as a recent poll finds that a quarter of British adults are not confident communicating with...
Mobile devices are everywhere and children are using them more frequently at young ages.
A survey of almost 10,000 adolescents in Norway correlates time on electronic devices with poorer bedtimes, times taken to fall asleep, times in bed and sleep durations.
New light on a neglected threat to health, child developmentThese are hot spots of dangerously high arsenic content (yellows to reds) can be found in many states.
Copy number variations major cause of developmental disordersCopy number variations (deletions or duplications of large chunks of the genome) are a major cause of birth defects, intellectual...