Chelation therapy reduces lead exposure problems but could create lasting effects for children treated for autism.
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Child Health and Safety
Breast feeding protects children otherwise made susceptible to ear infections by abnormalities in specific human genes.
Apparently there are life threatening events in infant car safety seats.
Children who were exposed prenatally to the insecticide chlorpyrifos had significantly poorer mental and motor development by three years of age and increased risk for behavior problems.
As children and teens view about 40000 ads per year there is a growing concern that such exposure may contribute significantly to obesity, poor nutrition, cigarette and alcohol use.
Sudden infant death Syndrome (SIDS) is linked to brain anomaly called Brainstem Abnormality thus providing more information as to what causes SIDS.
Internet and child pornography. If someone downloads child pornography onto their computer, is that an indication they're a pedophile, or might become one in the future?
Parents should be confident serving their children appropriate amounts of 100 percent fruit juice.
Babies that are breastfed for longer than six months have significantly better mental health in childhood.
In an analysis of the children who ate more of the large portion than the reference portion, the researchers discovered that the children ate less when they served themselves.
If Eastern Mediterranean countries adopted some simple low cost health measures over 700,000 babies and children could be saved every year in the region.
Dog bites can be quite traumatic for a child so the more they know and the more preventative measures that are put in place, the safer our children will be around dogs.
Children need more time to play for healthy development, hurried lifestyle and heavy academic, extracurricular load is taking toll; play and study balance is needed.
Breastfeeding has little or no effect on a child's intelligence, finds a BMJ study.
Study found that fatty liver was present in 13% of the children and adolescents whose records were studied.
Comparison of academic performance of twins and singletons in adolescence: follow up study.
Parents definitely will get a shock after hearing that their children are not just eating a packet of crisps a day rather consuming almost five litres of cooking oil a year.
Perceived facial similarity of children is effectively an estimate of the probability that two children are close genetic relatives.
Young children who take music lessons show different brain development and improved memory over the course of a year compared to children who do not receive musical training.
A study published in the journal Child Development found different developmental patterns of achievement between immigrant children of different races/ethnicities.
Children who were exposed to violence in the home engaged in higher levels of physical bullying than youngsters who were not witnesses to such behavior.