Concerned parents might shy away from this at first, but researchers are now saying that if parents want to ensure that their child does not develop a peanut allergy, they should be feeding him or her products containing the infamous nuts from a very young age.
Attention expecting mothers: eat your fish! Baby will thank you later. New research has determined that if a woman eats a good helping of fish while pregnant, there are a whole hosts of developmental benefits that can be conferred to an unborn child.
Fast food has been shows to be linked to lower test scores in kids, according to a new study.
Around the holidays, your children may be learning to play the "Nutcracker" or "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" just for fun, but new research shows that kids' musical talents may in fact be improving their brain power.
When you see a child "brown-bagging it" during lunchtime, it's very likely that that are lucky enough to have a parent who cares about their nutrition and well-being. However, despite how thoughtful a parent may be, junior might be better off if he had just been given some lunch money.
It seems that a mother's love for her child versus her dog has a neurological basis, where important brain structures are activated when women view images of their children and of their own dog, according to a new study.
Your son or daughter's Picasso-esque scratches of crayon on paper may actually be a good indicator oh how well they will do in school, a team of researchers is now suggesting.
By the time they reach age 18, about 12 percent of US children will experience neglect, physical, sexual, or emotional abuse, according to new research from Yale University.
New research has shown that dangerous flame retardants can be found in preschool and childcare settings, potentially exposing children to toxic compounds.
The longer parents smoke, the more likely that their kids will pick up the unhealthy habit and become heavy smokers themselves, a new study shows.
A new study by the American Humane Association (AHA) is launching what advocates say is the first clinical trial of the effects of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) on young cancer patients and their families.
The powerful painkiller codeine is often prescribed to children in emergency rooms despite warnings and the availability of alternatives, researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) indicated.
Refining diagnosis and treatment for those with autism has been the main focus of an emerging body of research. Researchers are pushing for an early diagnosis of autism spectrum diseases in children, which could lead to improved results for children and their families.
Girls who play with Barbie dolls see fewer career options for themselves than for boys.