Children and Childhood

5 Things I Wish I Knew When My Son Was Diagnosed With A Serious Illness

5 Things I Wish I Knew When My Son Was Diagnosed With A Serious Illness

1 hour ago   |   Scary Mommy

In the summer of 2016 we were busy with road trips, days at the pool, evenings around the fire pit with friends, festivals, and all the rest that summer had to offer. But one...
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Your kids will ask about shootings. Here's what to say at every age

2 hours ago   |   NBC News

When a horrific event happens, again and again, what do we tell our children?
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The prevalence and root causes of delay in seeking healthcare among mothers of under five children with pneumonia in hospitals of Bahir Dar city, North West Ethiopia

2 hours ago   |   BMC

Globally pneumonia is the leading cause of under-five child mortality. Several risk factors for pneumonia mortality have been identified, including delay in seeking health...
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Prevalence of underweight, overweight and obesity among Palestinian school-age children and the associated risk factors: a cross sectional study

2 hours ago   |   BMC   |   2 articles

Childhood obesity is rising in developed and developing countries, while childhood underweight is rising mainly in developing countries. Childhood underweight has been shown to...
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Handwriting in children with Attention Deficient Hyperactive Disorder: role of graphology

2 hours ago   |   BMC

Handwriting difficulties are common in children with attention deficient hyperactive disorder. The aim of our study was to find distinctive characteristics of handwriting in...
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How to Teach Mindfulness to Your Kids

2 hours ago   |   Fit Bottomed Girls

You know how much mindfulness matters in the happiness and connectedness of your everyday life - at home, with your kids, at the office, with your partner, with your friends...
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Typhoid Vaccine Clinical Trial in Nepal: Phase III Results

Typhoid Vaccine Clinical Trial in Nepal: Phase III Results

3 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Phase III clinical trial of a typhoid conjugate vaccine conducted over 20,000 children in Kathmandu, Nepal, is highly immunogenic, safe and effective for vaccinating children...
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Fresh and Older Blood are Equally Effective for Transfusion

Fresh and Older Blood are Equally Effective for Transfusion

5 hours ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Transfusions using fresh red blood cells are no more useful than older red blood cells in decreasing the risk of organ failure or death in critically ill children, reports a...
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The Puzzling Link Between Autism and Infantile Spasms

5 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

]]> - BALTIMORE - Children with infantile spasms were not likely to have a sibling who also had infantile spasms, other forms of epilepsy, or autism spectrum disorder , a...
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For ITP, Children Aren't Undersized Adults

5 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

]]> - ORLANDO - Updated guidelines on managing immune thrombocytopenia emphasize the substantial differences between pediatric and adult disease and the consequent need for...
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Probiotic Yeast May Help Treat Drug-resistant Fungal Infections

Probiotic Yeast May Help Treat Drug-resistant Fungal Infections

A study by researchers at WPI and the Central Food Technological Research Institute in India shows that yeasts derived from food are effective in preventing infections and... Read more ...

Lower BMI Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk, Even among Non-Overweight People

Lower BMI Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk, Even among Non-Overweight People

Having a lower body mass index is strongly linked to reduced type II diabetes risk, among people with varied family history, genetic risk factors, and weight, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Fresh and Older Blood are Equally Effective for Transfusion

Fresh and Older Blood are Equally Effective for Transfusion

Transfusions using fresh red blood cells are no more useful than older red blood cells in decreasing the risk of organ failure or death in critically ill children, reports a... Read more ...

Fresh Red Blood Cell Transfusions Do Not Help Critically Ill Children More...

Fresh Red Blood Cell Transfusions Do Not Help Critically Ill Children More Than Older Cells: Study

Doctors should not be afraid to use older red cells in critically ill children, stated new study. Read more ...

Effect of Aging on Heart Disease: New Insights

Effect of Aging on Heart Disease: New Insights

Aging adults are more likely to have and die from heart disease than their younger counterparts. A new study finds a reason to link biological aging to the development of... Read more ...

Specialized Immune Cells may Help Repair Inflammatory Bowel Disease Damage...

Specialized Immune Cells may Help Repair Inflammatory Bowel Disease Damage in Children

Specialized immune cells that dampen inflammation and help repair the gut can be used as a potential therapy for kids dealing with the painful symptoms of inflammatory bowel... Read more ...

Meaning in Life Linked to Better Health and Well-being

Meaning in Life Linked to Better Health and Well-being

New study has examined the meaning in life and relationship with physical, mental and cognitive functioning. Read more ...

LCD Screen Pollution: Your Household Dust may Contain More Toxic Chemicals...

LCD Screen Pollution: Your Household Dust may Contain More Toxic Chemicals from LCDs

LCD screen pollution: More toxic chemicals from LCD television, iPhone and computer screens are found in household dust. Liquid crystal monomers used in flat-screen TVs... Read more ...

Indian-Origin Scientist Finds Dead Probiotic That can Repair Leaky Gut

Indian-Origin Scientist Finds Dead Probiotic That can Repair Leaky Gut

Indian-origin scientist has discovered a dead probiotic that can decrease age-related leaky gut and control harmful, aging-related inflammation. Read more ...

8 sickened with E. coli from pre-packaged salad and 41 ill from salmonella...

8 sickened with E. coli from pre-packaged salad and 41 ill from salmonella in fruit salad

The CDC says eight people have contracted E. coli in three states from a pre-packaged salad kit while the FDA announced a recall of a pre-cut fruit salad mix that sickened 33... Read more ...