Pediatrics is a branch of medicine that deals with infants, children and adolescents and their diseases. A child's physician provides not only medical care for children who are acutely or chronically ill but also preventive health services for healthy children. This category includes news on childhood diseases and illnesses, parenting tips, learning and development, social skills, breastfeeding and infant care.
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Children with autism have special difficulty in expressing emotions, usually have no social skills and face major problems when communicating.
Abnormally expressed in cancer cells, the protein was found to promote the proliferation of B cells in B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Dravet syndrome: GW Pharmaceuticals announces positive phase 3 pivotal study results for Epidiolex (cannabidiol)
GW Pharmaceuticals plc, a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary cannabinoid product platform, announces the...
Researchers from UPM and URJC have created a platform made up of diverse games that will allow children with neurological disorders to rehabilitate orofacial disorders.
UCLA-led research shows protein could be target for drugs that combat leukemia.
Teens being classified as overweight in school fitness reports does not appear to have any impact on short-term changes in body mass index, finds a new study by New York University's Institute for...
High school girls who used intrauterine devices and implants for long-acting reversible contraception were less likely to also use condoms compared with girls who used oral contraceptives...
Sedentary behaviour increases in children between the ages of nine and 12 - even if they are otherwise physically active, according to research at the Universities of Strathclyde and Newcastle.
A new study by researchers at the University of Glasgow has investigated the views of under-18s to e-cigarettes for the first time and found they support strict regulation.
Antioxidant regimen helps slow hearing loss in mouse model of most common form of childhood deafness.
Becoming a big brother or big sister before first grade may lower a child's risk of becoming obese, a new study led by the University of Michigan suggests.
Breastfeeding campaigns that extol breastfeeding as the "natural" way to feed infants could result in harmful decision-making by some parents on other important health matters, according to experts...
Researchers from the University of Granada (UGR) have developed a new, simple and non invasive method to determine whether a child aged 2-4 suffers from celiac disease or not without the necessity...
Contrary to popular fears, video games appear to promote mental health and cognitive and social skills in young children, says a new report.