A new study claims that autistic children have less access to specialized health care than children with other conditions, such as asthma or diabetes. ...
A child is more likely to grow up as an emotionally insecure individual if his/her parents have had harsh and frequent fights during kindergarten years, according to a study. A child like that struggles with depression, anxiety and behavior issues by 7th grade, say the study authors. ...
When the going gets tough, the tough ought to thank their fathers.
Studies and surveys have shown that the age at which girls attain puberty is coming down every year. Presently, the average age of attaining puberty in girls is 10 years and scientists say that the reason could be stress of family breakdown.
There is no need to cut down the number of cigarettes or drinks that you intake every day, if you are a man scared of losing fertility. A new study claims that men with unhealthy lifestyles are likely as fertile as men who live more sensibly. ...
DARIEN, IL – When violence shatters a child's world, the torment can continue into their sleep, according to researchers in Cleveland. The impact is measurable and affected by the severity of the violence, and the effects can last over time.
The “Good Morning America” co-host Robin Roberts Monday announced she has myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) five years after being treated for breast cancer.
What kind of mothers do feminists make? According to a new study by Miriam Liss and Mindy Erchull, from the University of Mary Washington in the US, feminist mothers endorse the importance of the time-intensive, hands-on parenting practices associated with attachment parenting - a child-centric parenting technique in which children's needs are ideally met on the child's schedule rather than the parent's. Their work is published online in Springer's journal Sex Roles.
Oxford, June 10, 2012 - Despite considerable research showing that children of same-sex parents fare just as well as children with heterosexual parents, two papers - a review of existing studies and a new study - published today in Elsevier's Social Science Research, find insufficient data to draw any definitive conclusions.
URBANA –Teachers learn a lot about how to teach curriculum in college, but they don't get much training in helping very young children learn to handle frustration, anger, and excitement, skills that kids need for kindergarten readiness, said Nancy McElwain, a University of Illinois professor of human development and family studies who conducted a study on the topic.
(Edmonton) An educational program designed to rid schools of bullying behaviour directed at students who stutter is proving effective at changing attitudes in the classroom, according to research from the University of Alberta.
ANN ARBOR, Mich.—Religious practices that strongly control female sexuality are more successful at promoting certainty about paternity, according to a study published in the current issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
No matter how hard we try to stop thinking about events or people who cause stress to us, it never really happens that we can completely stop thinking about them. If you are not getting a good night sleep, this may be the reason.
What is the best way to talk to someone about prognosis and quality of life when serious illness strikes? It turns out that no one had studied that question through direct observation, until the University of Rochester Medical Center audio-recorded 71 palliative care discussions.
There is an increase in the number of women in their 30s going for abortions, raising concerns that they might be opting for a career first and planning to resort to IVF later in life.