Children who are bullied at ages 8-10 are more likely to suffer from sleep walking, night terrors or nightmares by the time they are 12 years old.
Sleeping on animal fur in the first three months of life might reduce the risk of asthma in later childhood a new study has found.
Childhood obesity in the United States remains high. A tax on sugar-sweetened beverages such as sodas, energy drinks, sweet teas, and sports drinks would reduce obesity in adolescents more than other policies, such as exercise ...
Promoting a healthy diet from infancy is important to prevent childhood obesity and the onset of chronic disease.
If you think you're seeing more kids chugging energy drinks and sipping Starbucks than ever before, you're probably right.
When it comes to flu vaccines, a federal panel says a squirt in the nose is better than a shot in the arm for young children.
Whooping cough has been found in a fifth of UK school age children visiting their doctor with a persistent cough, even though most have been fully vaccinated, finds a study published in BMJ today.
By the time they reach age 18, about 12% of American children experience a confirmed case of maltreatment in the form of neglect, physical, sexual, or emotional abuse, according to a new study by researchers at Yale University.
Children who wheeze are at risk of developing damage that will affect their lung function by the age of 6 years, according to researchers at CHU Sainte-Justine Hospital and the University of Montreal. These appear to be persistent, ...
The amount of time children spend in front of TV, phone and computer screens is closely associated with their parents' own habits, with much higher weekend viewing than during the week, a new study has found.
Recommendations to increase the intake of potassium and dietary fiber among young children should be a priority for the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, according to a new study by the Alliance for Potato Research and ...
As the number of people with type 2 diabetes continues to rise and its toll increases, scientists are scrambling to unravel the complex genetic and lifestyle factors behind the disease. A new study finds that African American ...
Ellen's (not her real name) adoptive parents weren't surprised when the school counselor suggested that she might have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
(HealthDay)—Most high-risk pediatric devices are approved based on trials that don't involve children under 18 years of age, according to a study published online April 14 in Pediatrics.
Researchers have found that preterm children are at an increased risk of having general cognitive and mathematic problems.