Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTWhen taken by breastfeeding mothers, the antiretroviral drugs tenofovir and emtricitabine appear to be present at low concentrations in breast milk and in the bloodstream of their infants.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTMothers using autonomously practicing midwives throughout their pregnancy and childbirth are more likely to have adverse outcomes for their newborns than those who use obstetricians, according to a...
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTAs they grow up, do children become young Robin Hoods? Depending on their age, they do not allocate resources in the same way between dominant and subordinate individuals.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA gene dubbed the 'Teashirt' by its discoverers has been identified as a link between children with kidney problems and autism, in a new study which has implications for how doctors working on both...
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTAcne is sometimes called hormonal acne because of how the skin problem develops in response to hormonal changes. Learn about its treatment and symptoms.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTInfants whose mothers had a higher level of a particular type of vitamin B during pregnancy have a lower risk of eczema at age 12 months, new Southampton research has shown.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTHearing loss may increase a woman's risk of giving birth prematurely or having a baby with a low birth weight, according to a new study.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTThe number of cases of childhood diarrhoea attributable to pathogens (bacteria, parasites, viruses or other infections) have been substantially underestimated and may be nearly twice as high as...
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTThe percentage of U.S. students who have ever used or are curious about using cigarettes and cigars fell between 2012-2014, new study shows.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTNew research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) argues that children's ability to make moral judgements has often been substantially underestimated.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTLearning disabilities are more common in children who were conceived between January and March - the time of year when there is insufficient sunlight to produce vitamin D - according to a new study...
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTChildren and adolescents who are obese have different populations of gut microbes compared with youths of a normal weight, new research finds.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTA team of researchers, including scientists from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, have linked a faulty gene to the deaths of seemingly healthy children whose hearts suddenly stopped.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTScientists from the University of Stirling have discovered a link between childhood self-control and smoking habits across life.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDTIn the largest review of its kind, researchers find early introduction of peanut and egg to infants may reduce the risk of allergies to these foods.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTSixty percent of children with ADHD in a recent study demonstrated persistence of symptoms into their mid-20's, and 41 percent had both symptoms and impairment as young adults.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA study led by researchers from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Pitt Department of Psychology has identified a possible link between adolescent...
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers could not completely rule out an increased risk for specific defects.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced it has taken action against 55 tobacco retailers by issuing the first warning letters for selling newly regulated tobacco products, such as...
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTNew research reveals that in pregnant women, Zika virus infection damages certain cells that affect placental formation and function.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTTaking a fatty acid supplement improved reading skills of schoolchildren in Sweden. Results were particularly relevant for kids with attention problems.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDTA series of papers in The Lancet highlights disparities in maternal health care across the globe and details strategies to reduce maternal mortality.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTThe preliminary findings of a case control study conclude the microcephaly epidemic is a result of congenital Zika virus infection, but questions remain.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTGrowth hormone injections can be needed by children and adults alike. Learn more about why they are needed and the alternative uses of these injections.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 02:00:00 PDTFeatures in non-fiction children's books such as lift-the-flap may hinder toddlers from learning new words.