Children who take certain antibiotics called macrolides to treat an infection may experience changes in their gut bacteria, a new study suggests.Read More
Young adults who were born prematurely may have weaker muscles than their peers born at full term, a Finnish study suggests.Read More
The teacher calls you at home to tell you about a playground injury involving your child and another classmate. Or, maybe she doesn't quite believe your child's story about what happened to his classmate's toy. Maybe you notice that some loose change is missing from a jar on the dresser. If you're the parent of a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you've probably heard these scenarios before.Read More
Odds rose even higher if child sold or gave away the drugs
Teenagers who take drugs like Adderall and Ritalin to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are twice as likely to be bullied as their peers who don't have ADHD, a new study suggests.Read More
Children with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) show signs of improvement after playing a videogame for 30 minutes a day rather than taking a pill, the U.S. company developing the treatment said on Wednesday.Read More
New study suggests an income-based 'digital divide' is narrowing
Nearly all U.S. kids under age 4 have used a mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone, and they are using them at earlier and earlier ages, a new study finds.Read More
Poison center officials are warning parents and school officials about a troubling trend -- small children becoming intoxicated after drinking alcohol-based hand sanitizer.Read More
JEDDAH — The absence of specialized treatment centers for autistic children in the Kingdom is still a problem for many families, especially in cities, towns and villages far away from major urban centers where some private facilities offer the services.Read More
Two children have been paralysed in the first polio outbreak in Europe for five years, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Both cases were in Ukraine where only half the children are fully immunised.Read More
Children who don’t get enough sleep might be more tempted by food, a new study suggests.
Five-year-olds who slept less than 11 hours a night were more eager to eat at the sight or reminder of a favorite snack, compared to those who slept longer, researchers reported in the International Journal of Obesity.Read More