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 ...
The risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) appears to increase when infants are swaddled while sleeping on their stomachs or sides, new research has found.
(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.
(HealthDay)—A combination vaccine offered to mothers from 28 weeks of gestation may offer protection for infants born prematurely, according to a study published online June 2 in Pediatrics.
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.
While a reported drop in obesity rates among U.S. children has been heralded as positive news, more work must be done to understand exactly why that drop occurred, according to researchers at Rice and Temple universities.