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As a new physician in Galway, Ireland, and then as a nephrology fellow at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Michelle O'Shaughnessy, MD, began to wonder whether similar treatment plans for...
A review of 36 studies looking at online harassment and bullying among children finds evidence of a strong link between cyberbullying and depression, with girls being most at risk.
According to a study published in the journal Pediatric Obesity, emotional support from grandparents has a protective effect against child obesity, even with the presence of other risk factors.
UK based international charity Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) welcomes the launch of two new immunisation programmes in England which will save lives from meningococcal meningitis and...
Children who benefit from a good memory are much better at covering up lies, researchers from the University of Sheffield have discovered.
When exercise is taken in short bouts over the day, high intensity is better than moderate intensity at improving markers of health in teenagers, study finds.
Researchers publish first ever study looking into the effects of household smoking on children's later weight gainChildren whose parents smoked when they were toddlers are likely to have a...
New prognostic toolsChildren are more likely to have a repeat, delayed anaphylactic reaction from the same allergic cause, depending on the severity of the initial reaction.
The thickness of the brain's cerebral cortex could be a key to unlocking answers about intellectual development in youth with Down Syndrome.
Mutation in gene TEAD1 is linked to childhood neurological disorder that affects the brain and eyesA genetic mutation responsible for a debilitating childhood neurological condition known as...
Child fitness levels are falling at an even faster rate than first feared - and this time there is evidence it has nothing to do with obesity.
Researchers have developed a model of short bowel syndrome in zebrafish to further understand the process of adaptation that occurs in patients with the condition.