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Prenatal exposure to the common chemical bisphenol A is linked to diminished lung functioning and persistent wheezing in children, according to a new study.
Adolescents with cerebral palsy report having a similar quality of life as adolescents without the disorder, according to the findings of a new study.
An international research team says they have identified 697 genetic variants in more than 400 genetic regions associated with height.
The role of the Healthy Kids Check in prevention and early intervention remains important but its effectiveness as a one-time check must be reviewed and developed further, according to research and...
Most Australian paediatricians believe mandatory detention of asylum seeker children is child abuse, but have poor knowledge of health screening and Medicare eligibility of such children, according...
Despite decades of research, scientists have yet to pinpoint the exact cause of nodding syndrome (NS), a disabling disease affecting African children.
A protein called Sonic Hedgehog causes DNA damage leading to development of brain tumours in children
Scientists at the IRCM discovered a mechanism that promotes the progression of medulloblastoma, the most common brain tumour found in children.
A study of 99 teens hospitalized out of concern about suicide risk found that a high perception of family invalidation - or lack of acceptance - predicted future suicide events among boys, and peer...
Adolescents with strong working memory are better equipped to escape early drug experimentation without progressing into substance abuse issues, says a University of Oregon researcher.
In 1897, Emile Durkheim, the father of sociology, speculated that religion could protect against suicidal impulses.
Relational aggression, or "mean girl" bullying, is a popular subject in news and entertainment media.
The research showed more frequent the witnessing of drug selling, the higher the odds of use, particularly for greater quantities of drugs or 'harder' drugsFor decades, research has generally...