(HealthDay)—In a study of more than 5,000 children, Australian researchers said they found that cesarean section delivery was not linked with a higher risk of health problems in childhood.
(HealthDay)—Mental or physical health problems during the teen years may make it harder to get a good job or to complete higher education later on, a new research review suggests.
(HealthDay)—Children who suffer even mild brain injuries may experience momentary lapses in attention long after their accident, new research finds.
Recent legislation is encouraging clinical trials in children, including the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act and the Pediatric Research Equity Act. Yet clinical trials in children commonly go either uncompleted or unpublished, ...
A technique to increase the flow of blood from the umbilical cord into the infant's circulatory system improves blood pressure and red blood cell levels in preterm infants delivered by Cesarean section, according to a study ...
Picky eating among children is a common but burdensome problem that can result in poor nutrition for kids, family conflict, and frustrated parents.
(HealthDay)—Teenagers who use electronic cigarettes may be more likely to smoke the real thing, new research suggests.
Accurately assessing pain in children in a clinical setting can be difficult. A study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has demonstrated the validity of a new method for measuring ...
(HealthDay)—Using more specific names for newborns may reduce hospital mix-ups by roughly a third, a new study suggests.
Thumb-sucking and nail-biting have a positive side: Study finds these children less likely to develop allergies
Children who are thumb-suckers or nail-biters are less likely to develop allergic sensitivities, new research has found.