Around 300 million children worlwide are exposed to high levels of air pollution with about 600,000 of them dying every year due to illnesses caused or exacerbated by air pollution.
Infants sharing a room with parents 50 percent less likely to die from SIDS.
Researchers estimate up to 268 million children to be overweight by 2025, including 91 million that can be counted as obese.
A new study revealed that the use of codeine, which has been prescribed to pediatric patients as an analgesic and antitussive agent, could potentially result to life-threatening respiratory complications in children.
Researchers from Orphazyme ApS, a Danish biopharmaceutical company, have developed a promising new treatment for a rare genetic metabolic disorder characterized by severe systemic and neurological problems.
A new study revelaed that playing video games for about one hour every week could provide health benefits for children, but excessive playing could lead to conduct-related problems.
A new rare and sometimes fatal inflammatory disease that affects children was discovered and treated by scientists at NIH.
American Academy of Pediatrics warns parents about the possible effect of virtual violence exposure to their children
A new study revealed the children who sleeps before 8p.m. are less likely to develop obesity later in their life.
A study revealed that pediatric exposure to antibiotics can lead to the disturbance of the diveristy of the gut microbiome and development of antibiotic-resistant genes.
A new study of leukemia cells from more than 200 children revealed two new types of pediatric B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (BCP ALL).
Over four decades ago, the term "fetal alcohol syndrome" was coined to describe babies born to alcoholic mothers.
Children exposed to animals at a young age are 15 percent less likely to develop asthma later in life.
Each child is unique in how long it takes to develop motor skills including sitting, walking, and speaking. A new clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), said Monday that early recognition of delays can help optimize positive outcomes.