(HealthDay)—The top five unnecessary tests and treatments have been identified in newborn medicine, according to an article published online July 20 in Pediatrics.
(HealthDay)—Many U.S. hospitals may miss an opportunity to detect physical abuse in babies and toddlers, a new study reveals.
(HealthDay)—Girls who are impulsive and have difficulties planning at age 10 may tend to gain more weight as they enter puberty, and binge eating may be a common path to that result, new research suggests.
(HealthDay)—The more babies breast-feed, the less likely it is that they will develop any kind of misalignment in their teeth later on, a new study shows.
The stress and worry of giving birth prematurely does not adversely affect a mother's parenting behaviour, according to researchers at the University of Warwick.
(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.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) in the United States has long been estimated at no more than three children per 1,000. A new study published in the journal of Drug and Alcohol Dependence reports that the prevalence of fetal ...
(HealthDay)—The minimum age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes should be raised to 21 across the United States, according to a new policy recommendation released Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics.