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Nearly one-fourth of all teens reported being involved in a physical fight in the past year, with higher rates of violent altercations among African American and Latino adolescents.
A newly published study reveals that CBD reduces seizure frequency for children and young adults with epilepsy, offering hope for the over 5 million Americans with the condition.
Adolescents hospitalised in England with adversity-related injury at increased long-term risk of death or further hospitalisation
Adolescents discharged from hospitals in England after an admission for violent, drug- or alcohol-related, or self-inflicted injuries have increased risks of subsequent death and emergency...
Six states in Brazil have declared a state of emergency due to rapid spread of mosquito-borne Zika virus - which has been linked to rise in babies born with microcephaly.
What is happening in week 24 of your pregnancy? Your baby is now the size of an ear of corn and has now developed a fully formed face.
For infants with a low birthweight, skin-to-skin contact lowers the risk of death, according to a new study in the journal Pediatrics.
Electronic toys for infants that produce lights, words and songs were associated with decreased quantity and quality of language compared to playing with books or traditional toys such as a wooden...
Nearly 30% of babies born very prematurely developed autism, compared with 1% of babies born full term, suggesting that environmental factors can influence the development of ASD.
From before birth through childhood, connections form between neurons in the brain, ultimately making us who we are.
When meals at Disney World restaurants came with a fruit or vegetables instead of fries, about half of diners opted to keep the healthier option!
As the 25-year period for the UN Millennium Development Goals concludes on Dec. 31.
After observing that some gastrointestinal disease in premature human and mouse infants progresses only when certain immune system white blood cells go into inflammatory overdrive, Johns Hopkins...
Prohibiting runway models from participating in fashion shows or photo shoots if they are dangerously thin would go a long way toward preventing serious health problems among young women ...
Children younger than 5 who live in economically disadvantaged areas had a greater risk of medication poisoning that resulted in referral to a health care facility, according to scientists at the...
Studies have shown that obese children tend to have more muscle, but recent University of Georgia research on the muscle and bone relationship shows that excess body fat may compromise other...
While epilepsy and migraines in children and adolescents are closely related neurologic disorders, youth with epilepsy face a significantly higher risk of dying prematurely.
Did you receive affection, play freely and feel supported in childhood? Childhood experiences like these appear to have a lot to do with well-being and moral capacities in adulthood.
What is happening in week 23 of your pregnancy? Your baby is the size of a papaya and their heartbeat can now be heard through a standard stethoscope.
A new report into toddlers and their usage of touch-screen devices asks whether the technology might be useful to help assess child development.
A large study reveals that planned home births do not put babies or their mothers at increased risk of harm, compared with planned hospital births.