Disadvantaged children who attended high quality early childhood programs have a reduced risk of developing chronic diseases in later life, a new study reported.
Childhood adversity could explain why black men have poorer relationships and health in comparison to white men, according to a new study.
A heartier appetite results into more rapid infant growth, according to new researches. The new studies have also linked the heartier appetite with the genetic predisposition to obesity.
A new study reported that children with low levels of vitamin A are more likely to suffer from gastrointestinal and respiratory illnesses.
Researchers found that weight gain during early childhood is tied to increased heart risk during preteen years.
Growing up poor may make people more susceptible to catching colds, according to new research.
A possible genetic root cause of the insatiable appetite and metabolism has been discovered. Researchers say the latest findings will fight the ever-growing obesity rates in children.
A new UN report found that even though childhood mortality rates have dropped by 50 percent in some regions of the world, there were still 6.6 million deaths last year.
A new study reports that childhood physical punishment increased risk of obesity, arthritis and heart disease in adulthood.
Researchers found the female childhood cancer survivors had an increased risk of infertility.
Researchers interviewed fourth graders and found that peer pressure, which is often associated with teenager, could start as early as nine-years-old.
A new study may reveal why adults cannot recall memories from early childhood. Scientists have found evidence that infantile amnesia is caused by the formation of new brain cells in the hippocampus, an important brain region responsible for filing short-term memories into long-term memory.
A new study links asthma to an increased risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea.
Will your kid strike it rich? Scientists say parents might be able to find out their children's future salary just by looking at their kid's math and reading test scores at age seven.
How you live your life as a teen may play a critical role in determining your stroke risk later in life, according to a new study.