Child health
Pediatric nursing or child health nursing is the specialty nursing care of babies, children and adolescents. A nurse who specializes in this area is usually referred to as a pediatric nurse. Although ...
Developing Brain Regions In Children Hardest Hit By Sleep Deprivation
The reduced amount of sleep leads to an increased need for deep sleep in maturing areas of the brain. This affects posterior regions of the brain, which are involved in vision, spatial perception and...
An After School Satan Club Could Be Coming To Your Kid’s Elementary School
The Satanic Temple plans to open After School Satan Clubs in public elementary schools as a counterpoint to evangelical Christian groups.
Mom Posts Her Breast Milk’s Side-By-Side Pic And It Goes Viral For The Most Beautiful Reason
Around Valentine's day, mom Mallory Smothers noticed that her baby seemed to be fighting a cold. The Arkansas mom pumped some breast milk in the evening, and again early the next morning, only to find...
Babies Born To Obese Mothers Have Nearly Twice The Risk Of Autism
Mothers who are obese during pregnancy have almost twice the odds of having a child with autism as women who weigh less, a U.S. study suggests. When women are both obese and have diabetes, the autism ...
Children From Chaotic Homes Benefit From Time In Child Care, Study Finds
Regularly attending child care may have numerous developmental benefits for children who live in chaotic, disorganized home environments, suggests a new study. Numerous studies have linked chaotic hou...
Light Exposure Linked To Weight Gain In Children
world-first study by QUT's Sleep in Early Childhood Research Group has revealed pre-schoolers exposed to more light earlier in day tend to weigh more. Cassandra Pattinson, a PhD student and her colle...
An Overreaction To Food Allergies
Food allergies are real and can be deadly, but mistakenly slapping an allergy label on a patient can be a big problem as well. First, it does not solve the person's troubles. Second, a diagnosis of al...
Pediatricians Say Absolutely No Drinking While Pregnant
Ten percent of pregnant women say they drink, even though doctors have spent decades saying that birth defects and developmental delays from alcohol can be prevented completely by abstaining. Sure, yo...
Different Types Of Child Abuse: Similar Consequences
Emotional abuse, which includes behaviors such as ridicule, intimidation, rejection, and humiliation, is much more common than physical abuse and neglect. Worldwide prevalence estimates suggest that a...
Child's Mysterious Paralysis Tied To New Virus
Mysterious cases of paralysis in U.S. children over the last year have researchers searching for the cause of the illness. Now, a new study suggests that a new strain of a poliolike virus may be respo...
Lives Of Three Babies Rescued By 3D-Printed, Growth-Llexible Implants
Researchers at the University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor say the three boys have become the "first in the world to benefit from groundbreaking 3D-printed devices" to sten...