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Hereditary angioedema (HAE), a rare genetic disease that causes recurrent swelling under the skin and of the mucosal lining of the gastrointestinal tract and upper airway, usually first appears...
Are adolescents who view pornography or music videos more likely to engage in sexting, in which they share sexually explicit content via text, photo, or video using cell phones, email, or social...
While college-attending Americans are more likely to abuse stimulants than their peers, non-college attending young adults are more likely to abuse opioids, according to a study.
Chromosome region linked to duplication of gene on X chromosome which appears to cause excessive growth
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have found a duplication of a short stretch of the X chromosome in some people with a rare disorder that causes excessive childhood growth.
Speakers at the EuroEcho-Imaging 2014 conference highlight the benefits offered by studying 3D-printed models of individual patients' hearts when planning interventions.
Recommendations by physician groups to avoid bedsharing among mothers and their babies are intended to reduce sleep-related infant deaths.
In a new study, researchers find that certain bacteria in the gut offer a natural defense mechanism against malaria transmission, paving the way for a vaccine against the disease.
What parents, teachers, and lawmakers need to know about physical activity, brain health, cognition, and scholastic achievement
Over the past thirty years, physical activity among children has declined markedly.
Gorlin syndrome causes an increased risk of developing cancers of the skin and, rarely, in the brain. Around 1 in 30,000 people has the condition.
Researchers at Mayo Clinic found that some children are receiving chest X-rays that may be unnecessary and offer no clinical benefit to the patient, according to a study presented at the annual...
Genomic tests are uncovering elusive diagnoses, saving time and money, and changing treatment for infants and children
Results from more than 100 families with children affected by a broad range of neurologic and developmental disorders who underwent genomic testing to end their quest for a diagnosis, were published...
Whereas most adults are members of the Clean Plate Club, they eat an average of about 90% of the food they serve themselves, children do not.
Sons whose fathers have criminal records tend to have lower cognitive abilities than sons whose fathers have no criminal history, data from over 1 million Swedish men show.
Doubling the number of mums who breastfeed for 7-18 months in their lifetime and helping others to continue for at least four months could save the NHS more than £40 million every year, suggests...
Human sex trafficking is a serious problem both domestically and internationally and enhanced education is necessary to address the risk factors for entry into the sex trade, the physical and mental...
Blood pressure build-up in the brain from white blood cell accumulation might cause cerebral malaria death
Intracranial hypertension-increased blood pressure inside the head-can predict a child's risk of death from malaria.
University students think hookah smoking is safer than cigarette smoking says a University of South Florida study.
New urine test could help ensure children receive the right level of treatment to prevent future asthma attacks
A new urine test could help ensure asthmatic children receive the level of medication they need to manage their illness better and prevent future asthma attacks, according to new research being...
The AMA applauds action by the Government to crack down on cyber bullying of children, with legislation introduced to Parliament 3 December 2014.
A study to accurately determine whether sleep disturbances stem from breathing problems will allow children to get the help they need.