A novel method of altering a protein in milk to bind with an antiretroviral drug promises to greatly improve treatment for infants and young children suffering from HIV/AIDS, according to a researcher in ...
Laundry detergent pods began appearing on U.S. store shelves in early 2010, and people have used them in growing numbers ever since. The small packets can be tossed into a washing machine without ever having to measure out ...
Preschoolers whose parents have rules about what their children can and cannot eat have healthier eating habits than those raised without such rules, according to a new study by pediatrics researchers at ...
A conversation about the day's events can play a critical role in a toddler's language development.
'Call your mother' may be the familiar refrain, but research from the University of Kansas shows that being able to text, email and Facebook dad may be just as important for young adults.
A new study from UNC's Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) reveals that disruptions in child care negatively affect children's social development as early as age 4. However, the study also ...
Hypocritical parents who tell their children not to dial and drive but use their mobile phones behind the wheel are setting a bad example for young drivers, according to QUT road safety researchers.
(HealthDay)—More than 3,000 children under the age of 5 die worldwide each day from preterm birth complications, making it the leading cause of death among young children, a new study reports.
For the first time in history, the complications of preterm birth outrank all other causes as the world's number one killer of young children.
You can offer young children healthier food choices in the elementary school cafeteria, but will they actually put it on their trays and eat it?
A recent YouGov poll found that two-thirds of teachers had seen pupils trolling and bullying each other on the internet, demonstrating an urgent need to teach children to stay safe online.
Health officials say the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine did not protect young children against swine flu last winter and might not work again this year.
In Tennessee, the introduction in 2010 of a new pneumococcal vaccine for infants and young children coincides with a 27 percent decline in pneumonia hospital admissions across the state among children under age 2.
Researchers are to begin testing a new computer game which they hope could hold the key to helping visually-impaired children lead independent lives.
Young children from socially-deprived households are still most at risk from injuries in the home and more targeted accident prevention is urgently needed, a new study has found.