Small packets of detergent with attractive packing have caused hundreds of children to mistake them for sweets and swallow them in U.S.
Does race matter when holding children accountable for crimes? Are judgments toward colored children harsher than those for whites? Apparently it is so, reveals a new study.
Is it appropriate for a pregnant woman to diet? It is a topic that has been debated for a long time now. But a recent study seems to have an answer.
CORAL GABLES, FL (May 14, 2012) -- A new University of Miami (UM) study shows that one in three children who have an older sibling with an Autism Related Disorder (ASD) fall into a group characterized by higher levels of autism-related behaviors or lower levels of developmental progress. The study will be presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) in May, 2012. ASDs are developmental conditions characterized by problems with social interaction and communication. Previousl...
A research conducted by researchers at the eHealth International in Seattle, Washington says that smart phone applications and social networking sites help children and young people lose weight.
Young children of unmarried parents who live with their mother and receive court-mandated financial support from their father exhibit more aggressive behavior than those who don’t get any formal support at all, according to a Rutgers University study.
Teens between the ages of 14 and 15 are plugged in media more than 23 hours per day.
A school- based anti-obesity campaign conducted on teenage girls failed to show positive results according to a report from University of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia
Young girls aged between 1 - 3 years are more likely to become obese by the age of 5 if they have a troubled home , a new study reports.
One-year-old infants who participate in interactive music classes with their parents demonstrate some signs of brain development.
Testosterone levels in infancy are not inherited genetically but rather determined by circumstances.
Women who are obese before they become pregnant are at higher risk of having children with lower cognitive function - as measured by math and reading tests taken between ages 5 to 7 years - than are mothers with a healthy prepregnancy weight, new research suggests.
Attitudes, relationships, intentions and personal behavior control are all factors that could affect a child's decision in either reaching for an apple or grabbing a bag of chips, according to a new study out of the University of Cincinnati. The research by Paul Branscum, assistant professor of health and exercise science at the University of Oklahoma, and Manoj Sharma, a University of Cincinnati professor of health promotion and education, is published in the International Quarterly of Commu...
Parents of teenagers' friends can have as much effect on the teens' substance use as their own parents, according to a new study.
The trend of educated women to remain childless is changing, a recent study suggests.