A new study shows that the mother’s voice activates different regions in children’s brains.
Airborne Pyrethroid pesticides result in 25 percent higher risk of autism spectrum disorder and developmental delays among children living in nearby areas.
No matter how cuddly you dog, canine expert Stanley Coren warns pet owners that hugging their dogs, even as a show of affection, can give them stress and anxiety.
The number of children under the age of six being exposed to packet or non-packet forms of laundry and detergents in the United States is steadily increasing at an alarming rate, study shows.
Children exposed to animals at a young age are 15 percent less likely to develop asthma later in life.
A recent study is shedding light on the reason nearsightedness has become so widespread among young adults. Hint: It has to do with modern living.
Researchers from the University of Texas at El Paso studied fourth and fifth grade children to see how air pollution affected their school work. Even after accounting for other possible contributors, they found that children exposed to higher concentrations had lower GPAs.
Insecticides may affect cognitive development in children, according to a new study.
New research says that the latest HPV vaccine can potentially prevent an astonishing 80 percent of cervical cancers in the United States.
You're not losing your mind. Cereal box characters really are trying to make eye contact with you, and researchers wanted to know why. Cereal companies are now calling the resulting conclusions "absurd."
In the spirit of Mental Health Awareness Month, new interesting research shows that children's sleeping habits may be linked to their mental health status.
Childhood bullying may seem like a normal part of growing up, but a new study shows that it can cause severe long-term mental health problems, even worse than maltreatment by adults.
It's no secret that being a couch potato watching television all day may cause you to pack on a few pounds. But now new research shows that just one hour of television a day is linked to weight gain in children.
In recent years, parents have been cautious of getting their child vaccinated for fear that they might develop autism. But parents can rest easy as a new study shows that there is no link between autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine.