Routine voice therapy is needed for children who were intubated when they were born very preterm to reduce their risk of developing speaking difficulties, according to recent research.
(HealthDay)—Extremely obese kids in an intensive 10-month residential treatment program lost more weight than their counterparts, and appeared to reverse artery damage that could lead to clogged arteries ...
(HealthDay)—For children and adolescents with an adnexal mass, about 25 percent of masses are malignant, according to a study published online Feb. 4 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Intensive behavioral intervention can be effective at eliminating pica, which is the repeated ingestion of inedible substances, researchers from Marcus Autism Center report.
Chronic narcotic use is more than twice as prevalent in children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), compared with children without this disease, according to a new study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the of ...
Anyone who lives with Type 1 diabetes is all too familiar with the sheer amount of effort—and often round-the-clock attention—required to manage the disease. Food intake is closely monitored, as is physical ...
Middle-school children who consume heavily sweetened energy drinks are 66% more likely to be at risk for hyperactivity and inattention symptoms, a new study led by the Yale School of Public Health has found.
In a recent study Dianna Smith and Graham Kirkwood, of QMUL's Blizard Institute, found there were more childhood injuries in areas of deprivation but, they write, with a thorough recording process better ...
(AP)—As vaccine skeptics fight laws that would force more parents to inoculate their kids, they are finding unexpected allies in conservative Republicans.
(AP)—Health officials say five children under age 1 who attend the same suburban Chicago day care have been diagnosed with measles.
Overweight children may be at higher risk of oesophageal (gullet) cancer when they grow up than their slimmer friends, according to research published this week in the British Journal of Cancer.
California lawmakers proposed legislation Wednesday that would require parents to vaccinate all school children unless a child's health is in danger, joining only two other states with such stringent restrictions.
New figures from the Productivity Commission show a huge spike in the number of Indigenous children being removed from their families by child protection agencies across Australia.
(HealthDay)—Although fewer Americans are smoking and more communities have smoke-free laws, 58 million nonsmokers are still being exposed to secondhand smoke, U.S. health officials said Tuesday.
US President Barack Obama and American health authorities appealed to the public to vaccinate their children as the country faces an outbreak of measles due to some parents believing vaccines against deadly diseases are dangerous.