(HealthDay)—Using a kid-friendly robot during behavioral therapy sessions may help some children with autism gain better social skills, a preliminary study suggests.
Autism spectrum disorders May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Children who eat a lot of salty food also tend to down more sugary drinks—which, in turn, might be related to their risk of obesity, a new study suggests.
Pediatrics Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Heavy drinking is known to affect teenagers' developing brains, but certain patterns of brain activity may also help predict which kids are at risk of becoming problem drinkers, according to a study in the September issue ...
Addiction Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Infant mortality, preterm births and teen births have dropped across the United States as have violent crime and victimization among children, U.S. health officials reported Friday.
Health Jul 13, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Children who receive a combination vaccine known as DTaP-IPV-Hib have no significant increased risk of febrile seizure, a convulsion triggered by a fever, during the week after vaccination, ...
Medications Feb 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Many children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can benefit from medication for related disorders such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Attention deficit disorders Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- It turns out irony and sarcasm are completely lost on youth. Yeah, right.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 08, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The whooping cough vaccine given to babies and toddlers loses much of its effectiveness after just three years - a lot faster than doctors believed - and that could help explain a recent series of outbreaks in the U.S. among ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Many wonder why bullies bully, but a new study looks at the other side of the equation: How do children respond to bullying and why? The answer, researchers say, may lead to more effective interventions to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 30, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
When it comes to rearing children, just about any parent will say that what works with one kid might not work with another. Parents use all sorts of strategies to keep kids from being cranky, grumpy, fearful or moody, while ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study from the University of Michigan and the University of Pittsburgh shows that even if a child isn't crying, frowning or displaying other negative emotions on a consistent basis, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A team of cognitive scientists has good news for parents who are worried that they are setting a bad example for their children when they say "um" and "uh." A study conducted at the University of Rochester's ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A multi-site pilot project developed by University of Alberta researchers is providing a breath of fresh air for children with asthma and severe allergies by helping them interact with peers online and boosting ...
Health May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In the Internet Age, the average kid encounters pornography by age 10 - when they mistype a link while doing their homework, or when it pops up on the side of the screen while they're watching a cat ride a Roomba on YouTube.
Health May 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Young children who suffer from allergy to raw egg are being fed cake containing baked egg in a new study aimed at helping children to outgrow their allergy.
Immunology May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0