- Children whose mothers were exposed to high levels of fluoride during pregnancy may be at risk of having a lower IQ.
- A Texas toddler recently passed away from secondary drowning; what is this condition and what are the symptoms to look out for?
- Research shows that long-term health problems in survivors of childhood cancers are steadily decreasing over time.
- Los Angeles and surrounding areas are in the middle of a mumps outbreak; here are some fast facts about this viral infection.
- 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.
- The parents of two young girls have called on the public to help save their two young daughters recently diagnosed with “childhood Alzheimer’s.”
- 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.
- A raw image of a 10-year-old leukemia patient has recent gone viral, showing the heartbreaking reality that is childhood cancer.
- New research has found that highly toxic cancer treatment during childhood could lead to some sexual problems for survivors.
- 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.
- 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.
- A study of children’s brains showed that kids with depression didn’t respond with as much joy or excitement to a toy reward.
Pediatrics (or paediatrics) is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.