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Depression and anxiety disorders during childhood may be associated with a higher body mass index ( BMI ) into adulthood for women but not men. The increasing prevalence of obesity among children a ...


Researchers at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh have found that increased levels of certain proteins in the blood or spinal fluid may signal brain injury in infants with vomiting, fussiness and sever ...


Tests of healthy preterm infants younger than 12 weeks of age showed prematurity to be independently associated with reduced lung function. Predictors of this reduced expiratory flow during the firs ...


Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have discovered the first gene associated with eosinophilic esophagitis, one of a number of eosinophil-related diseases in which the body p ...


A disease that was often misdiagnosed in the past, eosinophilic esophagitis has been increasingly recognized in the United States, Europe, Canada and Japan in the last few years. Cases of the disease ...


A research conducted by investigators at University of California ( UC ) Davis Children's Hospital, the University of Rochester and the American Academy of Pediatrics, Center for Child Health Research ...


Researchers in an NIH ( National Institutes of Health ) network have found that premature infants given drugs used to treat acid reflux are slightly more likely to develop a potentially fatal bowel di ...


Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have found that frequent headaches in children appear to be associated with sleep problems. More than two-thirds of children studied who suffer from chronic daily heada ...


A study, published in the Archives of General Psychiatry, found that certain complications during and immediately after birth are associated with the development of the eating disorders anorexia nervo ...


The knowledge that one disease may prevent the onset of another is not new. For example, the discovery that cowpox vaccines can prevent smallpox dates back to 1798. E. Richard Stiehm, at the Matte ...


Results from a new study of childhood cancer statistics provide further evidence that common infections affecting mother and baby could play a key role in triggering certain types of cancer. The r ...


A study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University found that, by age 2, children with autism show a generalized enlargement of their brains. Exactly why ...


A study in guinea pigs suggests that a drug commonly given to pregnant women to help their babies mature enough to survive can also affect the brains and behaviour of their grandchildren too. The fin ...


The first national study to look at the connection between smoking in movies and smoking initiation among adolescents shows that exposure to smoking in popular films is a primary risk factor in determ ...


A research study shows how common a medical misdiagnosis can be and how severely it can exacerbate a disease. Focusing on a rare, genetic and disabling disease known as fibrodysplasia ossificans p ...