Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe results of a large study do not support the notion that prenatal and postpartum maternal depression is particularly detrimental to children's psychological development.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA systematic review of the comparative effectiveness and safety of phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE-5) inhibitors in pediatric patients with pulmonary hypertension published in Pediatrics demonstrates...
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTScientists have tested the pharmacological equivalent of a molecule that stops the growth of an extremely aggressive pediatric brain tumor.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTFathers who use cocaine at the time of conceiving a child may be putting their sons at risk of learning disabilities and memory loss.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTInfections caused by a type of bacteria resistant to multiple antibiotics are occurring more frequently in U.S.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTTeenagers who self-report feeling drowsy mid-afternoon also tend to exhibit more anti-social behavior such as lying, cheating, stealing and fighting.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research finds that living with children has a negative impact on how much sleep mothers get, while fathers' sleep remains unscathed.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTUnlike previous research, a new study finds no link between cat ownership in childhood and increased risk of mental health disorders.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTThere's an idea out there of what a drug-addled teen is supposed to look like: impulsive, unconscientious, smart, perhaps - but not the most engaged.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTDoose syndrome or myoclonic-astatic epilepsy is a rare syndrome accounting for one to two percent of childhood epilepsies.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTInsufficient weight gain during pregnancy was associated with increased risk for nonaffective psychosis - or schizophrenia spectrum disorders - in children later in life in a study that used data...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTDespite living in strong and supportive families for over 20 years, children exposed to early deprivation in Romanian institutions aged 0-3 experience a range of mental health problems in early...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTBrainy teens may be less likely to smoke, but more likely to drink alcohol and use cannabis, than their less academically gifted peers, suggests research published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTMothers contribute a lot of defining traits to their offspring, from eye color to toe length.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:00:00 PSTHeadaches were present in nearly half of all children older than 3 years of age having a stroke. Headaches were most common in children with specific forms of blood vessel abnormalities.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:00:00 PSTResearchers suggest that mothers with a greater immune response to herpes simplex virus 2 in pregnancy may be more likely to have children with autism.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTLike a fingerprint, the connections of the human brain render us distinct from one another.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNearly 70 percent of prescription opioid medications kept in homes with children are not stored safely, a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health finds.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTChildren with congenital heart defects are less likely to meet minimum standards in third-grade reading and math end-of-year testing than peers.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PSTAround 40 percent of a child's weight is inherited from their parents, with 20 percent due to the mother and 20 percent due to the father, study finds.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PSTAccording to a new analysis, the fact that same-sex marriage has become legal across the United States has reduced suicide attempts among teens.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTEvidence review shows antibiotics could be a safe alternative to surgery in children with appendicitis and calls for large randomized trials to confirm it.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTScientists have published a major study which links outdoor air pollution with 2.7 million preterm births per year.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTHow do the levels of cholesterol differ by age naturally and what are the healthy levels for different age groups? What are the treatment options?
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTVery early preterm infants are more likely to survive than in previous years, and the survivors are less likely to have neurological problems, according to an analysis of records from a National...