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A joint study by UT Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Health & Hospital System investigators found that a multicomponent outreach program increased completion of the three-dose human...
Among 96 former Swiss indentured child laborers, 22 individuals showed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and 53 reported having experienced childhood trauma.
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the leading infectious cause of birth defects worldwide, but scientists have been frustrated in their efforts to develop a vaccine to protect against infections.
Invasive methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (S aureus) infection (MSSA) caused more infections and more deaths in hospitalized infants than invasive methicillin-resistant S aureus...
The American Academy of Pediatrics insist that no alcohol should be consumed during pregnancy in order to prevent fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
What is happening in week 15 of your pregnancy? Your baby is now the size of a navel orange and is developing its ability to breathe.
Eczema - an itchy dry-skin condition - affects an estimated one in five children and one in 12 adults in the UK.
Though previous guidelines recommended delaying the introduction of potentially allergenic foods to infants, a new review suggests the earlier, the better, to prevent allergy.
When you tickle the toes of newborn babies, the experience for them isn't quite as you would imagine it to be.
The news that traces of asbestos have been found in children's crayons in Australia and Canada should be treated seriously says the UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA).
Children whose grandmothers were stressed during pregnancy have an increased chance of mental health problems, a study suggests.
Babies who are born prematurely may experience weaker connections in brain networks linked to attention, communication and emotion, a new study suggests.
Infections experienced during childhood - including typhoid fever, measles and chicken pox - are linked to an increased risk of early heart attack in a new study.
Genes involved in schizophrenia and obesity have been highlighted in a new UCL study, which could lead to a better understanding of the DNA variants which affect risk of these conditions and aid the...
Combining feature films with dichoptic therapy could help improve vision for children with amblyopia, or lazy eye, according to new research.
Following an outbreak of listeria in 2014, caused by caramel apples, researchers warn that they must be eaten fresh or kept in a refrigerator.
If a young woman's first sexual experience involves alcohol, she is more likely to be at risk for problems such as sexual assault, and this risk may persist in her future, new research finds.
Low-income housing residents who live in "green" buildings that are built with eco-friendly materials and energy-efficient features appear to have fewer "sick building" symptoms (SBS) than residents...
CHOP researchers identify molecular events in a childhood cancer, offering clues to new treatmentsResearchers have discovered details of the abnormal molecular signals and biological events that...
The parasitic disease schistosomiasis is caused by a trematode flatworm, different species of which can affect either the intestine or the urinary tract.