(HealthDay)—Prenatal supplementation with omega-3 (n-3) long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) does not reduce immunoglobulin E (IgE)-associated allergic disease in children, according to a study published online ...
Children aged 6 and under with intermittent wheezing triggered by colds may not need to take inhaled steroids on a daily basis to limit the flare-ups that can result in emergency treatment.
(HealthDay)—Common techniques for helping babies—and parents—sleep at night seem to carry no long-term harms, a small trial finds.
(HealthDay)—Every school should have at least one full-time registered nurse, a new American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement says.
Two new studies raise enough questions about a possible link between childhood cancer and light therapy for newborn jaundice that clinicians should exercise caution in prescribing the treatment for infants whose jaundice ...
Refugee children had similar academic success as other children if adequately supported, despite having more behavioural and emotional problems overall, a comprehensive review has found.
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.
(HealthDay)—Every working mom knows how hard it can be to juggle the demands of her job with the needs of her new baby, particularly when it comes to breast-feeding.
(HealthDay)—Two cases of children who developed iodine deficiency highlight the risks of putting too many restrictions on young kids' diets, researchers say.
(HealthDay)—In 2014 there were 244,915 industry payments to general pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists, totaling more than $32 million, according to a study published online May 6 in Pediatrics.