Psychology & Psychiatry

Harsh parenting might alter kids' brains

Children whose parents often get angry at them, spank them, yell at them or shake them as a way to discipline them could be adversely affected right into their teenage years, researchers at Université de Montréal and CHU ...

Immunology

'Chaos' in the home linked to poor asthma control in children

A chaotic household—one where things just don't seem to run smoothly, there's lots of noise, little gets taken care of in a timely manner, and where relaxation is difficult—as well as child and parent depression, are ...

Pediatrics

Children's snacking habits mirror their parents'

New research into children's snacking habits has found that big snacking parents may inadvertently influence their children to eat more. The researchers behind the study believe that encouraging parents to snack less could ...

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Parent

A parent is a mother or father; one who sires or gives birth to and/or nurtures and raises an offspring. The different roles of parents vary throughout the tree of life, and are especially complex in human culture.

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