Schoolchildren who required surgery as infants for congenital heart disease run a significant risk of having problems with inattention and hyperactivity, and often require remedial services in school.
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Child Health and Safety
Head lice is one of the most contagious conditions among children, only second to the common cold.
The Nebraska state's Chief Medical Officer is calling for more public awareness of the dangers of bed-sharing after six deaths.
Children with bilateral Wilms tumor, a cancer of the kidneys, can retain normal function in both kidneys by undergoing a procedure called bilateral nephron-sparing surgery, even when preoperative scans suggest that the tumors are inoperable.
New Mexico Department of Health advises families to avoid potential exposure to Salmonella by not giving baby chicks and ducklings to children as Easter gifts.
Parents should examine their children's Easter toys for lead contamination following an independent scientific survey that found nearly 30 percent of holiday toys purchased randomly at retail stores contained dangerous levels of the toxic element.
A child's trip to the hospital doesn't always have to involve fear and tears.
A call for stronger commitment to protect our children's health and their future from environmental threats comes at the start of the preparations for the WHO Fifth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health.
Parents are advised to be cautious of all potential household poisons, especially carbon monoxide.
A gene therapy treatment that restores a missing liver enzyme in test animals could provide a cure for a rare metabolic disorder in humans.
Measuring the levels of FAEE in an infant's first bowel movement could be a useful method for identifying children at risk for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, which may make early intervention possible.
Children with under-achievement at school may be caused by weak working memory, rather than low intelligence.
Pediatric researchers report that treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis, an inflammatory condition known as EE that often mimics reflux and can cause refusal to eat, with oral or swallowed or sprayed steroids results in significant patient improvement, but that if discontinued relapse is common.
Children's cognitive development has always been in the focus of parental and medical attention and a study published by UNESCO's International Bureau of Education presents The Tools Of The Mind project, which aims to foster the cognitive development in children.
British Government plans to provide dying children with palliative 24 hour care. Government called NHS and councils to work together to provide with proper care for these children and their families.
Last year's inquiry showed that children with deadly diseases are lacking proper care and their families are straggling to have children properly treated. After this critical inquiry Government took immediate measure: an annual
Based on the growing popularity of video games that eliminate conventional hand controllers in favor of more full-body interaction, ACE put Dance Dance Revolution to the test.
A survey of parents and guardians of 102,353 children up to age 17 analyzed medical and oral health, and health care measures for white, black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, American Indian and multiracial children.
There is a lack of equity in health care for minority children in America, according to data gathered in a nationwide survey.
February is National Children's Dental Health Month. It's sponsored each year by the American Dental Association (ADA) to raise awareness among families and policymakers about the critical importance to children of good practices of oral health. And for the sixth year in a row, the ADA opened the month with its national health outreach event, the ADA Give Kids A Smile campaign.