Many parents believe that when their child is cranky, not eating, drooling and not sleeping enough, they may be experiencing the teething problems. However, despite the advice that the parents have been following for years, a new study in the journal Pediatrics confirms that fevers are not caused by teething infants, rather it may be pointing to another illness that the parents and doctors shouldn’t just ignore.
American children with attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder aren't being properly treated, according to a new study.
Victims of bullying are more likely to sleep walk and suffer night terrors and nightmares, according to a new child study.
Premature infants get more benefits from human breast milk, according to new research.
Surviving childhood cancer will not increase the development of healthy lifestyle habits.
Many parents are blind to their children's obesity, according to a new study.
Certain parenting styles could help prevent inflammatory diseases in children, according to a new study.
Treating ADHD with psychostimulants may significantly increase the risk of cardiovascular conditions, according to a new study on children and adolescents.
Growth hormone treatment may increase the risk of depression in children. While some short children are treated with growth hormone to become taller, new research reveals that the treatment could cause them to become more depressed and withdrawn.
One in eight American children have suffered abuse before reaching adulthood, a new study reveals.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending pregnant and breast-feeding women to take a daily supplement containing iodine in order to prevent iodine deficiency.
New research reveals low rates of negative outcomes in early male circumcision. However, the risk was 10 to 20 times higher when boys are circumcised after the first year of life.
Short sleep may be responsible for the growing obesity epidemic, according to new research.
Obese children are more likely to suffer broken wrists, according to a new study.
Depression in childhood may increase the risk of heart disease, according to a new study.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.