Pediatric Diseases Stories
Fluoride in Drinking Water May Lower IQ, Study Suggests
Children whose mothers were exposed to high levels of fluoride during pregnancy may be at risk of having a lower IQ.
What Is Dry Drowning, And What Symptoms Should You Look For?
A Texas toddler recently passed away from secondary drowning; what is this condition and what are the symptoms to look out for?
Childhood Cancer Treatments Are Causing Fewer Long-Term Problems
Research shows that long-term health problems in survivors of childhood cancers are steadily decreasing over time.
Mumps Outbreak In LA; Fast Facts About Disease
Los Angeles and surrounding areas are in the middle of a mumps outbreak; here are some fast facts about this viral infection.
Adults Who Lived With Chronic Diseases In Childhood At Greater Depression Risk
New research has suggested that the risk for developing a mental health condition in adulthood, such as depression and anxiety, is slightly raised for those who battled with a chronic childhood disease.
What Is Childhood Alzheimer’s Disease?
The parents of two young girls have called on the public to help save their two young daughters recently diagnosed with “childhood Alzheimer’s.”
Infant Has Extra Limbs From Parasitic Twin Removed In Life-Saving Operation
Doctors removed the extra limbs of a parasitic twin from a nine-month-old West African girl, but were unable to remove an extra spine, although they think it won't hurt her.
Viral Photo Shows Heartbreaking Reality Of Childhood Leukemia Cancer
A raw image of a 10-year-old leukemia patient has recent gone viral, showing the heartbreaking reality that is childhood cancer.
Why Childhood Cancer Survivors May Have Less Sex Than Their Peers
New research has found that highly toxic cancer treatment during childhood could lead to some sexual problems for survivors.
For Kids With Cancer, Dogs Really Are The Best Friends
Now that dogs live longer, more of them develop cancer — and treatments that help them are likely to lead to better cancer treatment for people.
Feeling Thirsty? Here Are 16 Signs You May Be Dehydrated
Without water, our body can quickly shut down; here are some of the signs and symptoms of dehydration to ensure you never get to this point.
Depressed Kids Don’t Care Much About Christmas Gifts
A study of children’s brains showed that kids with depression didn’t respond with as much joy or excitement to a toy reward.