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A new study finds that greater total parental debt is linked with poorer social and emotional well-being in children, but that the association also varies by type of debt.
Infection with the nematode parasite Mansonella perstans is one of the most neglected of the neglected tropical diseases.
In contrast to previous findings by gun lobbyists, 60% of Americans say they would buy a smart or childproof gun. Smart technology could save many lives if applied to guns.
Targeted school closure policies may help mitigating the spread of pandemic influenza, while entailing lower social costs than more traditional policies, such as nationwide school closure.
Cases of a serious birth defect of the abdominal wall called gastroschisis continues to increase over time, according to a report in CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Abuse or neglect associated with worse executive function in adults, whether or not they have bipolar disorder.
Parental support programmes in areas with the greatest needs can have a positive effect on the consumption of unhealthy food and drink and on weight increases in obese children.
Research links imbalance in brain connections to childhood obesity.Mindfulness, described as paying attention on purpose and being in the present moment with acceptance, could be an effective...
The oral drug ivacaftor appears to be safe and could be beneficial to young children between the ages of 2 and 5 with a specific type of cystic fibrosis, according to new research published in The...
Dangerous driving when dropping children off at schools may put kids at increased risk of getting injured in the vicinity of their schools, a recent York University and The Hospital for Sick...
Teens with allergies more likely to have depression, anxiety.Teens with food allergies are more likely to have depression, anxiety or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) -- and it's...
Analyses of the results of a survey of Colorado high school students suggest there may be a potential association between substance use and indoor tanning, according to an article published online...
The mental health of expectant moms is well-studied, given its importance for a developing fetus. A new study looks at depression in expectant dads and finds cause for concern.
A new study in rats may provide significant insights into the long-term impacts of over-consumption of sugary foods during adolescence.
Socio-economic status may influence the use of health resources among children with epilepsy, even in a universal health insurance system.
Children whose GPs are easy to access are less likely to visit A&E than those whose GPs are less able to provide appointments. During weekdays, children's visits to A&E peak after school hours.
According to the World Health Organization, influenza causes serious illness among millions of people each year, resulting in 250,000 to 500,000 deaths.
Tel Aviv University researcher finds infants born past 42 weeks are far more likely to be admitted to neonatal ICU.
Fewer parents place limitations on passengers, driving times and highways; parents who believe their kids are good drivers less likely to set limits.