News tagged with children

Thinking about a pool? Think about safety

(HealthDay)—Drowning is the leading cause of death of American children younger than 5, and they're more likely to drown in a backyard pool than any other body of water, an expert says.

Jun 20, 2015
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Researchers identify new genetic immune disorder

Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have identified a new immune disorder—DOCK2 deficiency—named after the mutated gene responsible for the disease. An international team of collaborators studied ...

Jun 17, 2015
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Violence by teachers almost halved in primary schools

An innovative programme of activities used in Ugandan primary schools has succeeded in reducing violence by teachers against children by 42%, according to new research published in The Lancet Global Health. The st ...

Jun 15, 2015
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