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Probability of future emergency department visits jumps to 87 percent with 5 acute care visits.
First-time expectant mothers who do not plan to follow the recommended childhood immunization schedule differ in a number of ways from mothers who do, according to a recent study led by the Centers...
Findings implicate a novel pathway in the normal development and maintenance of the ovary, with implications for diagnosis and the development of future treatment options.
A controversial new study suggests - contrary to popular belief - children from religious households are less generous than those from non-religious households.
A young boy's right kidney was pierced by a hair pin that he swallowed, reports a BMJ Case Report that highlights the rare complications following the ingestion of foreign objects.
The Swedish government is investigating a change of legislation to make surrogate motherhood permitted in Sweden.
Acne troubles many people, especially adolescents. The effects are physical and psychological, but treatment can alleviate even the most severe cases.
Australian scientists have identified a critical molecular 'feedback loop' that helps initiate and drive neuroblastoma, a cancer of the nervous system in children that is triggered in embryonal...
US earns a 'C' on the 2015 Report Card.Portland, Oregon has the best preterm birth rate of the top 100 cities with the most births nationwide, while Shreveport, Louisiana has the worst, according...
Children with asthma living in low-income, urban public housing had significantly fewer visits to the emergency department (ED), less use of rescue medication, and less disrupted sleep with a program...
The study, primarily funded by the National Institute of Health, was headed by Phil Zeitler, MD, PhD, of Children's Hospital Colorado in conjunction with leading doctors from across the United States.
Any expectant mother will tell you that she wants her baby's organs to develop properly in the womb.
Children's doctors express major concern that crucial developmental checks may have been missed for premature babies, UK
No evidence of 2 year developmental health check for 46% of premature babies says Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health's latest neonatal auditPremature babies could be missing out on...
Arousal study indicates Integrated Listening Systems is an effective behavioral solution for children with sensory processing challenges
Integrated Listening Systems (iLs), a provider of multi-sensory programs and products for improving brain function and emotional regulation, today announced the findings of a recent pilot study...
A new study shows that most childhood malaria infections in endemic Asia-Pacific areas arise from relapsed and not new infections, posing a threat to eradication of the disease.
An international study led by University of Queensland (UQ) researchers has tracked the re-emergence of a childhood disease which had largely disappeared over the past 100 years.
Researchers describe a new approach to developing RSV vaccines, reporting promising early results in young children.
More children are surviving malignant brain tumors than in the past, thanks to the use of intense treatments using platinum-based chemotherapy (cisplatin and high-dose carboplatin).
A large achievement gap between dyslexic and typical readers is already present at first grade and persists throughout school; therefore, it is critical to identify and provide effective...
UCLA study also finds parents' confidence may predict whether their children need to be hospitalized again.