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A nationwide survey of more than 10,000 adolescents, published in the journal Pediatrics, reports a high rate of concern about body image in both boys and girls, and finds that adolescents with such c ...


Childhood cancers are strongly linked to pollution from engine exhausts. The postal addresses of 22,500 children who had died of cancer in Britain between 1955 and 1980 were linked to emissions hot ...


Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome ( CCHS ) affects about 250 children in the United States, the genetic disease wreaks havoc in areas of the brain that control involuntary actions such as br ...


A new classification tool may allow healthcare professionals treating children with autism and autism-related disorders to more systematically sort out the combination of traits in the condition, and ...


A study, conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Stanford University, found that children who had television sets in their bedrooms scored significantly low ...


A study found children with autism characterized by tantrums, aggression, and/or self-injury respond favorably to the antipsychotic drug Risperidone ( Risperdal ) for up to six months. Research, s ...


A research from Wake Forest University School of Medicine suggests novel treatment targets for the most common form of childhood epilepsy – with the potential to have fewer side effects than tradition ...


Several years ago, researchers from University of Michigan ( U-M ) published some of the strongest evidence yet that children who snore when they sleep are far more likely to have attention and hypera ...


A mouse study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that expectant mothers at risk of premature birth may want to consider drinking pomegranate juice to help their babie ...


FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Adderall XR ( mixed salts of a single-entity amphetamine product ) as a once-daily treatment for adolescents aged 13 to 17 with attention deficit hype ...


Researchers of the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center found that regions of two chromosomes are linked to susceptibility for a type of autism characterized by regression in development. D ...


A study found that perception of weight appears to be an important factor risk for suicidal behavior in adolescents than their actual weight. The percentage of U.S. adolescents who are overweight h ...


Results of a research that looked at body weight, fat distribution and physical fitness among 83 high school students in Colorado , showed that signs of risk for chronic diseases, such as type 2 diab ...


Physicians who care for young adults are warned that computer games and caffeine may not be the only sources of teen sleep deprivation. Sleep apnea, depression and other medical disorders could be to ...


A study showed that exposure to high levels of aircraft noise could impair the development of reading and memory in children. In the largest study of its kind to date, Stephen Stansfeld, at the Uni ...