Attention deficit disorders

How COVID-19 increases challenges for youth with ADHD

Compared to their peers, youth with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to experience significant impairment in school functioning and mental health. Mix in the COVID-19 pandemic and the disruptions ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why children may be off their food after COVID

More and more children could be turning into fussy eaters after a bout of COVID, according to smell experts at the University of East Anglia and Fifth Sense, the charity for people affected by smell and taste disorders.

Pediatrics

CDC study shows power of flu vaccine for kids

(HealthDay)—Flu vaccines protect children against serious illness, even when the vaccine doesn't match the circulating flu virus, according to a new study that reinforces the importance of flu shots.

Pediatrics

When is the right time for children to learn to swim?

Each year in Australia, an average of 23 children under five die from unintentional drowning, usually due to factors such as a lack of adult supervision, unrestricted access to water and not having the skills to stay safe ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

An app to help children overcome anxiety

Anke Klein and her team have devised a fun and useful app to help anxious children. In the app, children can upload a video of themselves showing, for example, something that went well for them and share their success with ...

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