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An unprecedented insight into the changing health of people across Africa and Asia - including the fluctuating burdens of HIV, malaria and childhood mortality - is revealed by the publication of the...
Empa researchers have developed a UV-activated membrane which releases a gentle dose of medication to the skin of a patient.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have sequenced the genome of enterovirus D68 sampled from patients treated at St. Louis Children's Hospital.
Tree of Hope, a charity linked to MNT, is helping a young girl with cerebral palsy get access to vital technology to help her communicate. In this story, we report on her journey.
Researchers found that girls at high risk of depression have shorter telomeres - a sign of biological aging - and increased hormone responses to stress than those at low risk.
Is it possible that hearing loss in one infant from a pair of twins can affect the mother's speech to both infants?
A new study published in The Cochrane Library, highlights the difficult decisions women with epilepsy have to face when they become pregnant.
Each year, malaria kills over 600,000 people, more than half of them children.
Delayed treatment for appendicitis can often lead to a ruptured appendix. That's exactly what is more likely to happen to many children in North Carolina if they have to delay getting treatment...
It's an often agonizing challenge facing any parent of a child with autism: How can I help my son or daughter socialize with his or her typically developing peers?
For the first time, researchers have found that exposure to radioactive iodine is associated with more aggressive forms of thyroid cancer, according to a careful study of nearly 12,000 people in...
Halloween doesn't need to be a frightening night with safety advice from Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Halloween is an exciting time for children to dress up and go trick-or-treating, but parents need to be aware that it can be one of the most dangerous nights of the year.
In a new study based on EU adverse drug reaction reports, researchers at the University of Copenhagen and the University of Southern Denmark now document that children's use of asthma medications...
Vaccine/adjuvant combination against a leading cause of bacterial diarrhea shows great promise for saving children's lives
New results from a safety and immunogenicity study, which included a challenge phase to test efficacy, indicate that a live attenuated enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) vaccine candidate, given...
One in three children who have been reunified with their families after being placed in foster care will be maltreated again, according to a study into Quebec's youth protection system by...
Both agave nectar and a placebo were more effective at reducing cough symptoms among children under 2 years than watchful waiting, according to a new study.
More than half of women with children less than a year old are working, and work travel can make breastfeeding a challenge. A study of 100 U.S.
While losses in family income predict increases in behavior problems for many children, attending high-quality early childhood education and care centers offers some protection against families...
The lives of adolescents at home and at school may seem quite separate, but recent research has highlighted important connections.
For teenagers, learning to establish a healthy degree of autonomy and closeness in relationships (rather than easily giving in to peer pressure) is an important task.