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Young children with congenital health conditions tend to report higher quality of life (QoL) than their parents report for them, researchers from UK have found.

Systemic steroids increase the risk of post-tonsillectomy bleeding in children, but not in adults, researchers from Japan report.

Family-based therapies can benefit teens with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa.

A new study shows that most seizures beginning after vaccination have an underlying genetic or structural cause, which should increase faith in vaccine safety, researchers say.

Researchers find rates vary widely by county in U.S.

For babies born at very low birth weights, breast milk is more likely than a blood transfusion to lead to a potentially dangerous infection known as cytomegalovirus (CMV).

Water damage in living rooms or children's bedrooms, as confirmed by infrared cameras, could be associated with worse eczema in children, says a new study.

Tiny preemies may fare better when newborn intensive care units (NICU) set up private rooms for parents to spend time with their infants.

Refill cartridges full of nicotine solution for e-cigarettes may be a growing accidental-poisoning threat for children, researchers say.

Nasal spray vaccine can be considered for many children 2 to 8.

Many American parents are aware of online physician-rating sites, and more than one-quarter have used them to choose a pediatrician for their children.

'Intensive' instruction most effective for curbing dangerous practices, U.S. health experts say.

Live-attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) administered by intranasal spray is well tolerated in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis (CF) and does not lead to a respiratory deterioration.

Infants who are at genetic risk of developing type 1 diabetes and who were given probiotics before 3 months of age had a 33% reduction in the risk of pancreatic beta-cell islet autoimmunity, according to new results from an ongoing international study in over 7000 children.

Novo Nordisk's new long-acting insulin Tresiba (insulin degludec) has been shown to be effective and safe for long-term use in children and young adults with type 1 diabetes, according to new data from a late-stage trial.

Multidisciplinary, structured, educational interventions for the management of type 1 diabetes, particularly those addressing carbohydrate management during the transition from pediatric to adult care, improve glycemic control.

Enhanced expression of leukotriene biosynthetic enzymes by tonsillar tissues from children with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may represent potential targets for therapy, researchers from Greece report.

A study claims testing for HPV using urine samples rather than cervical samples provides an effective, non-invasive screening option for women and may increase screening uptake.

New appropriate use criteria released by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons were developed to guide physicians through the most appropriate treatment options for pediatric elbow fractures.

Frequent ER utilizers least likely to receive services, especially infants, those without chronic conditions

Pediatricians prescribe antibiotics about twice as often as they're actually needed for children with ear and throat infections.

Narcotic painkillers, addiction medications and sedatives top the list

Detailed history, examination can reveal teens' risk for sudden death, experts say

Clinical trials of medications for treating behavioral problems in children with autism should control for the gastrointestinal symptoms (GI) experienced by many patients with the illness.

Children with unresolved amblyopia during early childhood may have difficulty with visual-auditory speech integration and subsequent alterations in speech perception.

A case-control study has shown moderate protection against laboratory-confirmed pertussis in infants whose parents received Tdap boosters.

Children who are bullied between the ages of 8 and 10 are more likely to experience night terrors, nightmares or sleepwalking at the age of 12, according to a new study.

A recent Finnish study has found that high levels of physical activity are linked to better academic achievement during the first 3 years of education, particular in boys.