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.
(HealthDay)—Some newborns who undergo complex heart surgery may be more likely to have neurological or motor disabilities—such as cerebral palsy—as they grow older, a new study suggests.
New research suggests parents are doing a better job of keeping household medicines out of the hands of young children.
A bigger appetite for dessert—not salty foods—predictor of body mass index for low income children, study suggests
Some say there's always room for dessert - but those who follow that motto young may be more likely to gain unhealthy weight, a new study suggests.
Research from the University of Warwick indicates that the IQ of adults born very premature or of very low birth weight can be predicted when they are just a toddler.
A 27-year-old drug for anemia may protect newborns at high risk for brain damage, according to the results of a multisite trial led by researchers at UC San Francisco.
Playground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.
There is widespread belief in the scientific community that dyslexia, which affects around 375,000 UK children and has a lifelong impact on learning, is not caused by sight problems. However, many practitioners and professional ...
Becoming a big brother or big sister before first grade may lower a child's risk of becoming obese, a new study led by the University of Michigan suggests.