- New research has identified an increase in the number of antibiotic-resistant infections among American children.
- Twin brothers conjoined at the head have been successfully separated at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York.
- The flu shot is not only safe for pregnant women, it's especially important for expectant mothers to get one because they are at greater risk for serious flu complications.
- From purposely infecting men with syphillis to giving children irreversible psychological damage, here are some of the worst experiments ever conducted on human subjects.
- A case of identical twin boys with the same rare leukemia could reveal some of the genetic factors behind cancer.
- Like many parents, Sandy is concerned about how much time her 18-month-old spends in front of screens. Weighing up the available evidence, Olivia Solon explains that she might be worrying too much.
- A teenage boy in Malaysia underwent surgery to have his unborn twin removed after 15 years.
- Omega-3 fatty acids provide ample benefits for the brain, including now the ability to treat aggression in children.
- Gluten-free diets may not be healthy for young eaters if it's not a medical necessity to cut out gluten.
- Zika virus, a dangerous mosquito-borne disease that causes birth defects, may soon spread throughout the United States. How do we stop it?
- Spanking children as a mode of discipline has long been debated, but new research puts the arguments to rest.
- Childhood cancer survivors' health is ravaged by treatments; they report feeling much older than their years.
Pediatrics (or paediatrics) is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.