A new Michigan State University study found that a good night's sleep does adolescents good – beyond helping them stay awake in class. Adequate sleep can help teens navigate challenging social situations.
The field of heart failure in pediatric populations has recently initiated more registries and clinical trials. This age group has special concerns and particularities regarding their clinical picture and management. Therefore, multiple disciplines have been involved in the management of heart failure in this age group.
With less than a week to go until the start of a new school year, parents are preparing themselves for the inevitable back-to-school rush. But amid the dash for backpacks, books and last-minute haircuts, children's sleep routines must also be high on the agenda if parents want to start kids off on the right foot.
Rutgers researchers have found that a Texas strategy to reduce anti-psychotic medication for children can serve as a model for other state Medicaid programs.
Eighty-six percent of parents agree that teens spend too much time gaming, but many may be mistaken about the extent of their own child's video game habits, a new national poll suggests.
And now it’s back to nursery rhymes as doctors resort to innovative ways to teach children how to wash their hands properly and curb the spread of infections. An article published in the BMJdescribes this possibility using a common song.
The holiday season is just around the corner and so is the anticipated flu season, which is expected to be worse this year. Public health officials warn parents to vaccinate their children against the influenza virus in abundance of precaution and to prevent serious complications.
Placing an infant to sleep safely can save lives. A new, free mobile app, Baby be Well, helps families keep their infants safe throughout the first year of life.
Most neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) participating in the Children's Hospitals Neonatal Consortium are unable to reliably and consistently monitor caloric intake delivered to critically ill infants at risk for growth failure, according to a study published in the Journal of Perinatology.
Seeing images of vegetables can boost children’s intake – new eBooks launched to encourage children to eat their greens
The holidays are upon us, and as families visit Grandma and Grandpa's and other homes that may not be used to having little ones underfoot, it's an important reminder to safely store dangerous products.
Danone’s Horizon Growing Years, an organic milk specially formulated for children aged one to five years, bridges the gap between infant formula and standard milk.
Sepsis is a major public health problem, contributing to substantial disability, death, and healthcare costs in the United States among both adults and children.