Malnutrition rises in pregnant women in 12 at-risk countries

Acute malnutrition among pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers has increased by 25% in the past two years in 12 countries hard hit by rising food prices fueled by the fighting in Ukraine, according to a new United Nations ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pollution and teenage mental health

There is strong evidence that pollution has negative effects on the physical health of children, adolescents, and adults. We also know that many aspects of young people's lives, including family, school and social life can ...


Overcoming challenges to global child and adolescent health

The latest special issue of PLOS Medicine outlines different aspects of child and adolescent health and development, and the social determinants of health. The studies within the collection were selected by PLOS Medicine's ...

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