Page 1 of 8, 384 articles total

Hispanic, Poor Children May Have Greater Risk of Losing Eye to Cancer October 05, 2015

Study suggests disparities in care; rare disease typically uncovered during routine visits

Study Links Early Infections to Celiac Risk October 02, 2015

But researchers caution it's not clear if childhood illnesses cause the immune disorder

Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors May Have Memory Troubles October 02, 2015

Study suggests brain has to use different regions than normal to get the job done

Childhood Trauma May Boost Heart Disease Risk for a Lifetime September 28, 2015

Learning how to manage stress effectively might help, experts say

Children in Foster Homes Need Better Health Care September 28, 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics says kids may be traumatized and require more consistent treatment

Secondhand Smoke May Double Risk of Hospitalization for Kids With Asthma September 24, 2015

Exposure can worsen symptoms and make the disease more difficult to manage, researchers say

Childhood Cancer Devastates Family Finances, Too September 23, 2015

One-quarter lost more than 40 percent of household income after diagnosis, study reveals

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea Carries Risks for Some Kids: Study September 21, 2015

Though the surgery is a primary treatment for sleep disorder, breathing problems can occur afterwards

Childhood Vaccines Debate Rekindled at GOP Presidential Debate September 18, 2015

Experts say candidates' remarks about frequency of shots could stoke parents' concerns

Removing All Visible Cancer Is Key to Treating Aggressive Brain Tumors September 14, 2015

Study of almost 100 children also finds greater survival rate for girls than boys after surgery

Sleep Apnea May Hurt Kids' Grades September 08, 2015

Children with snoring or other irregular nighttime breathing need evaluation, experts say

One-Third of U.S. Kids With ADHD Diagnosed Before Age 6: Report September 03, 2015

But researchers add that few valid tests exist to support diagnosis in children that young

Genetics May Help Guide Kids' Cancer Treatment September 01, 2015

Findings may allow more targeted therapy for the toughest cases, researchers say

Despite Pockets of Resistance, Most U.S. Kids Getting Vaccinated August 27, 2015

Health officials call the finding heartening, but worry about lingering opposition to inoculations

Health Tip: Talking to Your Child About Eating Disorders August 17, 2015

Approach conversation honestly

Headaches Are Common in Kids, Teens August 14, 2015

Treatment often as simple as a glass of water, a good meal or some sleep, expert says

More American Children Diagnosed With ADHD August 14, 2015

U.S. Food and Drug Administration offers tips on coping with attention disorder

Vaccine Combo Shows Promise Against Common, Dangerous Infection August 12, 2015

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) kills 200,000 young children worldwide each year

Parents of Kids With Diabetes Need to Plan for School Days August 08, 2015

Only 30 states have laws ensuring children access to proper care

New Gene Test Speeds Diagnosis of Stomach Bug That Strikes Kids July 24, 2015

Enterovirus D68 sickened more than 1,000 U.S. children last year, 14 deaths reported

Hormone Linked to Social Difficulties With Autism, Early Study Finds July 22, 2015

Levels of vasopressin associated with 'theory of mind' tasks in children with ASD

Mental Illness Afflicts Many Juveniles in Jail July 21, 2015

Problems more common among girls than boys, study finds

Could Antibiotics Raise a Child's Risk for Juvenile Arthritis? July 20, 2015

Odds are low, but study points to another downside of overuse

Antibiotics Myths Still Common Among Parents July 20, 2015

Those with Medicaid insurance tend to know less about the drugs, study finds

Dermatologist Offers Advice on Treating Kids' Hives July 18, 2015

Allergic rash can have many causes; avoiding trigger is key to prevention

Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan Left Hundreds of Children With Head Trauma July 17, 2015

Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) accounted for majority of wounds, research shows

Dad's Involvement With Autistic Child Helps Mom, Too July 17, 2015

Study finds that depression levels in mothers drop when fathers engage in caretaking

Many Obese Teens Don't Think They're Fat, Study Shows July 17, 2015

Weight problem has to be recognized before it can be addressed, researchers say

Mental Health Problems in Childhood Linked to Adult Woes July 15, 2015

Study found those who suffered depression, anxiety while young were more likely to struggle later in life

Banning Soccer 'Headers' Won't Solve Concussion Problem: Study July 13, 2015

Enforcing rules that limit aggressive body contact would be more effective, researcher says

Second Severe Allergic Reaction Isn't Uncommon July 10, 2015

Study finds about one in seven kids has repeat episode

More Parents See Benefits of Vaccines, Poll Finds July 07, 2015

Reports on outbreaks of measles, whooping cough in past year may have shifted opinions, pediatrician says

Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care July 02, 2015

Researchers report treatment recommendations got kids evaluated faster in ER

Children with Autism Respond Differently to Smells: Study July 02, 2015

Kids with ASDs didn't change their sniff response when odors were unpleasant

Unapproved Ear Drops Targeted by FDA July 01, 2015

These prescription meds have been available for years, but safety, quality are concerns

Surgery May Help Teens With Frequent Migraines, Study Contends June 25, 2015

At least one expert questions whether improvements are due to the procedure

Smoking Around Toddlers May Raise Their Obesity Risk June 24, 2015

Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but changes to kids' hormones might be the link

Most Children With Migraines Don't Get Proven Treatments: Study June 17, 2015

Nearly half don't get any pain relievers at all, researcher adds

Health Assistance to Developing Countries Up Since 1990: Study June 16, 2015

But, rise in funding has stagnated since 2010, researchers add

Short Boys Three Times More Likely to Get Growth Hormone: Study June 16, 2015

Finding suggests short girls being undertreated, while boys being overtreated

Doctors Worry About Return of Vaccine-Preventable Ills in Kids June 12, 2015

When immunization rates go down, 'herd' immunity also declines, experts note

Superior Visual Ability Found Early in Children With Autism June 11, 2015

Researchers suggest above-average perception at 9 months might be a clue to the disorder

Woman Gives Birth Using Ovary Tissue Frozen in Childhood June 10, 2015

Transplant led to functioning ovary and then normal pregnancy, researchers say

Pesticides Linked to ADHD, Study Says June 03, 2015

Research found greater exposure tied to more hyperactivity and impulsivity in boys

Improved Therapies Have Extended Life Spans of Childhood Cancer Survivors June 01, 2015

Fewer die of 'late effects' from radiation, chemotherapy, study finds

More U.S. Kids Getting Mental Health Treatment May 20, 2015

But most of that increase has been among patients who have less serious illness

Many Kids With Asthma Also Sensitive to Peanuts: Study May 18, 2015

Parents may not realize that wheezing, shortness of breath could be allergy

CDC: 1 in 10 Children Diagnosed With ADHD May 14, 2015

Numbers remain unchanged since 2007; boys still twice as likely to have the condition as girls

Study Links Sleep Troubles to Children's Mental Health May 11, 2015

Some of the problems included anxiety, depression and ADHD, researchers say

Measles May Weaken Immune System for Up to 3 Years, Study Contends May 07, 2015

Findings highlight importance of measles vaccine for preventing damaging infection, doctors say