As cases of ADHD continue to rise among U.S. children, pediatricians at busy community practices are getting a much-needed assist from a web-based technology to improve the quality of ADHD care and patient outcomes.
(HealthDay)—Teenage athletes are less likely to abuse prescription painkillers than kids who don't play sports or exercise, a new study finds.
Developmental differences in babies born 4 to 6 weeks early may not show up until after they turn two, a new study suggests.
(HealthDay)—For pediatric patients, the use of biologic response modifiers (BRMs) is associated with increased risk of infectious complications, according to a clinical report published online July 18 in Pediatrics.
(HealthDay)—As officials at all levels of American football continue to debate how to prevent concussions, a new study using data from devices inside the helmets of high school players confirms that hits with other players ...
(HealthDay)—Doctors need to be on the lookout for a trio of harmful health conditions in young female athletes, a new report says.
Children whose parents or caregivers misuse alcohol or use, produce or distribute drugs face an increased risk of medical and behavioral problems. According to a new clinical report by experts at Beth Israel Medical Center ...
(HealthDay)—Children who suffer from epilepsy or fever-related seizures may face a higher risk of also having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new Danish research suggests.
Chapman University has published research on how breastfeeding rates differ among white, black and Hispanic mothers. The study looked to see if ethnic and racial disparities in breastfeeding could be explained by differences ...
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.