By Susan Scutti | Tue, 11/12/2013 - 17:36
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome may be caused by a low production of serotonin and other neurochemicals in the brainstem of a baby.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 11/05/2013 - 11:51
Two separate studies examine how a parent makes the decision to vaccinate a child based on a doctor's way of talking.
By John Ericson | Mon, 11/04/2013 - 17:15
A New York City maternity ward worker may have infected hundreds of newborn babies with tuberculosis.
By John Ericson | Mon, 10/28/2013 - 17:23
Religious parents who deny their children necessary care should be subject to investigation and negligence lawsuits, pediatricians argue in a policy statement.
By John Ericson | Sun, 10/27/2013 - 17:40
Children born to mothers with lupus may be twice as likely to develop autism spectrum disorders.
By Nsikan Akpan | Mon, 10/14/2013 - 16:00
Kaiser Permanente study finds that delaying measles immunization doubles a child’s chances for febrile seizures.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 09/30/2013 - 16:20
A new study finds that co-sleeping with an infant may be linked to sudden infant death syndrome.
By Nsikan Akpan | Tue, 09/24/2013 - 10:29
Responsive interactions in videos help toddlers learn language more quickly, according to a new study.
By Nsikan Akpan | Fri, 09/20/2013 - 13:27
How does a person wind up with no thumbs? Medical Daily explains triphalangeal thumbs.
By Nsikan Akpan | Wed, 09/11/2013 - 17:03
Aerobic exercise boosts memory in 9- and 10-year-old children in this study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
By Nsikan Akpan | Mon, 09/02/2013 - 14:29
Child amputee from England travels to Florida and swims alongside a dolphin with a prosthetic tail.
By Nsikan Akpan | Mon, 08/26/2013 - 13:49
A clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics gives a comprehensive review of the facts and myths about breastfeeding-friendly medications.
By Nsikan Akpan | Mon, 08/26/2013 - 11:34
Rates of preschool stuttering are higher than expected in a 2,000 child study, but kids with the condition manage to do well socially and emotionally.
By Anthony Rivas | Sat, 08/10/2013 - 13:31
Just in time for World Breastfeeding Week, a group of mothers held a "nurse-in" at a Tennessee Chik-Fil-A after one of them was told her breastfeeding in the restaurant was making other parents uncomfortable.