Premature babies' risk of brain injury is influenced by their genes, a new study suggests.
Researchers from UCL have found that children with irregular bedtimes are more likely to have behavioural difficulties.
Schoolchildren suffering from obesity are at higher risk of developing psychological problems than their slimmer counterparts, according to new research.
While childhood behavioural difficulties do not appear to be linked to increased testosterone exposure in the womb, a relationship between antenatal testosterone and attention span in boys and withdrawn behaviour ...
Light drinking during pregnancy is not linked to adverse behavioural or cognitive outcomes in childhood, suggests a new study published today (17 April) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Children prenatally exposed to methadone or Subutex (buprenorphine) are prone to developing cognitive difficulties. According to one researcher, these children still need close follow-up after they begin ...
Australians who were exposed to high levels of lead as children may be at greater risk of committing violent and impulsive crimes two decades later, our yet-to-be-published research suggests.
(Medical Xpress)—Children who have an earlier onset of puberty have poorer mental health from as early as preschool age, a new study by Murdoch Childrens Research Institute has found.
To prevent negative behavior among children, the work must start early.
A combination of rare and common genetic variations could play a part in biological pathways linked to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).