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Prophylactic administration of xylitol may reduce the risk of acute otitis media (AOM) in healthy children attending daycare, according to a new Cochrane Collaboration review.

For girls, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is more likely to amplify issues with defiance and acting out than problems with depression or anxiety.

Intervention based on art therapy and clown visits can reduce pre-op anxiety at separation from parents

In the largest review of its kind, researchers find early introduction of peanut and egg to infants may reduce the risk of allergies to these foods.

However, many parents need more information on how to safely introduce solid foods

Codeine is unsafe for children and should no longer be given to them, a new report from a leading pediatricians' group warns.

A startling new study warns that some preteen children -- even as young as 5 years old -- may be at risk of suicide.

The preliminary findings of a case control study conclude the microcephaly epidemic is a result of congenital Zika virus infection, but questions remain.

Some children with difficult-to-manage nephrotic syndrome appear to benefit from a gluten-free diet, according to results from a small case series.

Not only were kids with MS at increased risk for 'a wide spectrum' of psychiatric disorders, but results showed a reverse effect: that children with the disorders were at risk for demyelinating diseases.

Extended-spectrum antibiotics aren't better than narrower-spectrum agents for children with acute uncomplicated or complicated appendicitis.

Daily probiotic use did not reduce respiratory infections or antibiotic prescriptions for respiratory infections in patients with asthma, a new study found.

This paper provides a description of MBCT, including mindfulness practices, theoretical mechanisms of action, and targeted review of studies in adolescents.

Teens who suffer from sports concussions may recover more fully when they receive coordinated care that addresses both physical and mental health symptoms, a small study suggests.

Negative FCal result likely to be a true negative; high sensitivity in children referred to specialist care

Children with asthma who live miles from specialists might do just as well when doctors treat them via video chats as they do when they visit physicians in person, a small experiment suggests.

Soccer injuries are sending soaring numbers of U.S. kids to emergency rooms, a trend driven partly by young players with concussions seeking urgent medical care, a study has found

Risk of chemo-related birth defects needs to be considered, researchers say

Parents may give their child too much or too little medicine when dispensing liquid medication, especially if they use a dosing cup, a new study reports.

In multiple clinical trials funded by the NIH, dexrazoxane has proven to be cardioprotective in children treated with cardiotoxic anthracyclines. So why is this drug not widely used? An expert said it has been tainted unfairly.

Breathing second-hand smoke during childhood can lead to long-term breathing and health problems and a shorter life expectancy, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association.

Family 'navigators' provide resources to help with basic needs, such as food, housing and utilities

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