Health

Tackling inequality could save millions of children

An unprecedented study mapping child deaths over almost two decades finds that nearly half of the 5.4 million under-five deaths in 2017 can be attributed to differences in child death rates within and across countries.

Pediatrics

Child deaths in England reach pre-pandemic levels: Study

Child deaths in England increased during 2021 to 2022 and have returned close to pre-pandemic levels, according to a new study, led by researchers from the University of Bristol's National Child Mortality Database (NCMD) ...

Overweight & Obesity

Is child obesity really going to shorten lives?

Rising life expectancy is one of the great success stories. If you were born in 1870, you'd expect to live until you were 30. But if you were born today, you'd expect to live to 72, and the UN predicts it will continue to ...

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