High school students who legitimately use an opioid prescription are one-third more likely to abuse the drug by age 23 than those with no history of the prescription, according to a new University of Michigan study.
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.
Stimulant medications for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) cause sleep problems among the children who take them, a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln concludes.
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)—Overuse of antibiotics in farm animals poses a real health risk to children, the American Academy of Pediatrics warns in a new report.
(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.
(HealthDay)—The complications and medical treatments that extremely preterm or extremely small newborns experience in their first weeks of life can have an impact years later, a new study reveals.