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Akili Interactive Labs, Inc., a company focused on developing clinically validated digital medicine for cognitive assessment and personalized treatment, announced today data from the Akili-001...
Child health research at 'worryingly low' level as over 80% of paediatricians say they have no time allocated for research work
Leading children's doctors are warning that the decline in the amount of child health research being conducted presents a risk to the health of current and future generations.
Despite rhetoric that pits "anti-vaxxers" versus "pro-vaxxers," most new parents probably qualify as vaccine-neutral--that is, they passively accept rather than actively demand vaccination.
Respiratory syncytial virus is a viral infection that affects the lungs and respiratory tract. Learn about how respiratory syncytial virus can be diagnosed, treated and prevented.
Early life stress is a major risk factor for later episodes of depression. In fact, adults who are abused or neglected as children are almost twice as likely to experience depression.
Computer-based modeling is helping to further reduce length of hospital stay and duration of treatment with opioids that are used therapeutically to wean babies born in withdrawal from drugs their...
This week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration filed complaints initiating the first-ever No-Tobacco-Sale Order (NTSO) actions for a group of retailers who have repeatedly violated certain...
A new study suggests the road to obesity may be paved with non-nutritious carbohydrates in breast milk, shifting popular notions about how and why children grow to become overweight adults.
Editors describe case as "a major failure of scientific governance"Today The BMJ retracts a 1989 study into the immune benefits of baby formula by Canadian scientist R K Chandra after...
Singing to babies may keep them calm much longer than talking to them, even if you do use baby talk, according to the findings of a new study.
The rate of growth in children varies with the season while higher latitude and greater summer daylight exposure makes a significant difference in results for children treated with growth hormone...
Hearing well impacts every area of a child's life -- language and speech development, social skills, and future academic and life success.
CHOP researchers publish new CDC-funded resource for assessing growth and nutritional status.Pediatric researchers have developed the first set of growth charts for U.S.
Weight and physical activity levels are both factors in a child's ability to acquire and use knowledge, a new study finds.
EPFL researchers have discovered how intestinal worm infections cross-talk with gut bacteria to help the immune system.
Find out what blastoma is and about its numerous types such as neuroblastoma and hepatoblastoma. Also learn how blastomas are almost always treatable.
British parents encourage their children to play musical instruments as part of a family tradition and not to boost their social status as Americans do, research says.
A new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends a number of safety measures to reduce the risk of tackling-related injuries in youth football.
Mainz University Medical Center coordinates interdisciplinary collaborative research project on the long-term effects of cancer treatment
Some individuals experience cancer recurrence when they enter adolescence or adulthood after they have been successfully treated for cancer in childhood while others don't. But why is this?
Reducing consumption of added sugar, even without reducing calories or losing weight, has the power to reverse a cluster of chronic metabolic diseases, including high cholesterol and blood pressure...