- For pregnant women with type 1 diabetes, good control of blood sugar might make a difference in how well their child does in school years later.
- An infant's misshapen head turned out to be a rare birth defect known as craniosynostosis.
- The Pigg-O-Stat is used to restrain young children during X-ray procedures in order to ensure technicians get the most accurate image possible.
- Children with good verbal working memory are also great at covering up their lies.
- Children may have a better sense of right and wrong than we thought.
- Kids who play active video games, such as those for the Xbox Kinect, may achieve physical activity levels comparable to those from playing outdoors.
- A CNN investigation has revealed a higher than normal mortality rate associated with St. Mary's Medical Center in Florida.
- Over 80 percent of teens use the Internet to get the health information they need, while one out of every five teens have already downloaded mobile health apps.
- Babies and young children risk being burned by bath water that's too hot, as well as grabbing cooking pots or coffee cups from table or stove tops.
- Parents often neglect certain behavioral issues that could indicate much bigger problems, such as temper tantrums, anxiety, and trouble organizing homework.
- A comprehensive study of 40 years of bullying research gives an accurate summary of the long-term consequences of being a victim of bullying.
- Children merely exposed to a different language learn to perceive things differently than those surrounded by a single language, making them better communicators.
Pediatrics (or paediatrics) is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.